Sato To Drive Ovals For Chip Ganassi Racing in ’23
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INDYCAR’s “Taku” will turn left exclusively during 2023, his debut season with Chip Ganassi Racing.
Takuma Sato, a two-time Indianapolis 500 champion, will drive CGR’s No. 11 Honda in the NTT IndyCar Series’ five oval-track races, …

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Garage 56 Le Mans Effort To Feature All-Star Lineup
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Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson has visit to France on his mind. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A diverse and experienced driver lineup featuring former 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Mike “Rocky” Rockenfeller will pilot NASCAR’s Garage 56 entry during the 100th anniversary edition of the French endurance classic in June.

Rockenfeller will be joined by seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2009 Formula One World Driving Champion Jenson Button behind the wheel of the Next Gen Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, pending approval for entry by l’Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) in the coming weeks.

The Garage 56 project is a partnership among NASCAR, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet and Goodyear _ the winningest team, manufacturer and tire in stock car racing’s 75-year history.

Announced in March 2022, the Garage 56 project involves racing a modified version of the Cup Series’ second-year Next Gen Camaro in the twice-around-the-clock classic at Le Mans.

“Since the beginning of the Garage 56 project, it has been our goal to partner with the top racers in the world to represent us in Le Mans,” said Jim France, NASCAR chairman/CEO. “The lineup of Jimmie, ‘Rocky’ and Jenson is everything we could have dreamed of _ three elite drivers who have won at the highest levels of motorsports worldwide.

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Sat, 01/28/23 – 13:30 | Comments Off on Garage 56 Le Mans Effort To Feature All-Star Lineup
Sato To Drive Ovals For Chip Ganassi Racing in ’23
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INDYCAR’s “Taku” will turn left exclusively during 2023, his debut season with Chip Ganassi Racing.
Takuma Sato, a two-time Indianapolis 500 champion, will drive CGR’s No. 11 Honda in the NTT IndyCar Series’ five oval-track races, …

Thu, 01/19/23 – 9:30 | Comments Off on Sato To Drive Ovals For Chip Ganassi Racing in ’23
Al-Attiyah Wins A Fifth Dakar Title
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The checkered flag fell on the 45th Dakar Rally Sunday, Jan. 15, with the relentless Nasser Al-Attiyah wrapping up a fifth T1 Car Class crown and Kevin Benavides finally besting Toby Price for his second …

Mon, 01/16/23 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Al-Attiyah Wins A Fifth Dakar Title
Seavey Collects His First Chili Bowl Championship
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Californian Logan Seavey joined the ranks of dirt track racing royalty Saturday night, holding off reigning event champion Tanner Thorson to win the 37th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, …

Sun, 01/15/23 – 12:58 | Comments Off on Seavey Collects His First Chili Bowl Championship
Loeb Rolls On At Dakar
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Kevin Benavides spent his Saturday in the Saudi Arabian desert taking a bite out of Toby Price’s bike lead during the 45th Dakar Rally. Meanwhile, Rokas Baciuška held onto his T4 lead and a relentless …

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Seavey Takes Checkers On Qualifying Night At The Chili Bowl
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Californian Logan Seavey checked-out early on the field Friday night, wheeling the Swindell SpeedLab No. 39 into Victory Lane during Qualifying Night at the 37th annual Chili Bowl Nationals in Oklahoma.
Making his fifth start in …

Sat, 01/14/23 – 9:48 | Comments Off on Seavey Takes Checkers On Qualifying Night At The Chili Bowl
Cup Champ Larson Headed To Indy 500 In 2024
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR superstar Kyle Larson will double his Memorial Day weekend workload in May 2024, when he joins Arrow McLaren for the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Larson’s Chevrolet-powered Dallara will …

Sat, 01/14/23 – 9:36 | Comments Off on Cup Champ Larson Headed To Indy 500 In 2024
Loeb Concludes Marathon With Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Stage 12 of the 45th Dakar Rally on Friday saw conclusion of the two-part Marathon Stage, with Frenchman Sebastien Loeb scoring a fifth consecutive cars stage win across the Saudi …

Sat, 01/14/23 – 9:27 | Comments Off on Loeb Concludes Marathon With Win
Standings Shuffle at Dakar Marathon
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Competitors remaining in the 45th Dakar Rally attacked the first part of the Marathon Stage on Thursday, with podium places in the T3 and bike categories shuffling over the treacherous …

Fri, 01/13/23 – 9:10 | Comments Off on Standings Shuffle at Dakar Marathon
For Harvick, The ‘Right Moment’ Has Arrived
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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It will be Happy Trails for “Happy” Harvick at the end of the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series season.
The 2014 Cup Series champion, Harvick announced Thursday in Kannapolis, N.C., that his …

Fri, 01/13/23 – 8:51 | Comments Off on For Harvick, The ‘Right Moment’ Has Arrived
Thorson Has Eyes On Repeat At The Chili Bowl
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Tanner Thorson served notice he has every intention of claiming a second consecutive Golden Driller trophy Saturday night after a wire-to-wire performance during John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night at the 37th annual Lucas Oil Chili …

Fri, 01/13/23 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Thorson Has Eyes On Repeat At The Chili Bowl