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Q and A With: Danica Patrick
Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 – 14:37 | One Comment
Q and A With: Danica Patrick

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Not surprisingly, it was a part-time Sprint Cup driver who attracted the biggest crowds during Thursday’s Speedweeks Media Day at Daytona International Speedway.
The driver was Danica Patrick, who will drive a handful of races for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Cup series, and a full season for JR Motorsports in the Nationwide Series.
Because SHR was able […]

Lasoski Wins At Volusia
Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Lasoski Wins At Volusia

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Danny Lasoski won the 41st annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park on Wednesday night in Barberville, Fla.
Lasoski, the winningest driver in track history, worked his way through traffic en route to claiming the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions victory.
“It’s a momentum booster for sure,” he said after […]

McDowell To Drive Cup Car For Parsons
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 – 21:31 | Comments Off on McDowell To Drive Cup Car For Parsons
McDowell To Drive Cup Car For Parsons

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Michael McDowell will drive the No. 98 Ford Fusion for Phil Parsons Racing (PPR) for the entire 2012 Sprint Cup season, it was announced Wednesday by PPR’s Phil Parsons and new partner Mike Curb.
Parsons merged the assets of his PPR team with Whitney Motorsports during the offseason in an effort to bolster his 2012 Sprint […]

PIR Hosts “Night of Champions”
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 – 15:37 | Comments Off on PIR Hosts “Night of Champions”

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PHOENIX – Fans can kick off one of the Phoenix area’s biggest party weekends by celebrating the start of the 2012 NASCAR season and the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ at Phoenix International Raceway’s annual Night of Champions charity event. Festivities begin Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. at Frank & Albert’s, located […]

Waltrip To Drive In 500
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Waltrip To Drive In 500
Waltrip To Drive In 500

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Hillman Racing announced that two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 40 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2012 Daytona 500 on Feb. 26.
The race will mark Waltrip’s 75th start at Daytona in one of NASCAR’s top three touring series (Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World trucks) – the most of […]

Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals
Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 – 20:51 | Comments Off on Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals
Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals

John Force, who won just one NHRA Funny Car event in 2011, started the 2012 season with a victory in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals in Pomona, Calif. on Sunday.
Also collecting class victories at Pomona were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel and Greg Anderson in Pro Stock.
To get his victory, Force beat teammate/employee Mike Neff […]

Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 20:54 | Comments Off on Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations
Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations

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Rain shortened the final day of qualifying for the NHRA’s season-opening O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals Saturday, but it did not wash it out all together.
All three classes got in one of the scheduled two rounds of qualifying at the Pomona, Calif. strip.
Morgan Lucas raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel while Robert […]

Kahne Has Surgery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Kahne Has Surgery
Kahne Has Surgery

Hendrick Motorsports said in a statement today that driver Kasey Kahne will be ready for the Feb. 18 Budweiser Shootout, the Feb. 26 Daytona 500 and all of Daytona Speedweeks after undergoing successful outpatient knee surgery this morning.
Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Chevrolets, had an MRI Thursday after experiencing swelling in his left knee. […]

Townley Out After DUI Arrest
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 9:28 | Comments Off on Townley Out After DUI Arrest
Townley Out After DUI Arrest

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RAB Racing with Brack Maggard announced that as a result of his recent DUI arrest, John Wes Townley will be replaced as driver of their No. 09 Toyota Tundra until his return is deemed appropriate.
“Obviously, this is an unfortunate situation,” said Robby Benton, owner of RAB Racing with Brack Maggard. “However, we have to react […]

Andretti To Promote Race At Milwaukee Mile
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Andretti To Promote Race At Milwaukee Mile
Andretti To Promote Race At Milwaukee Mile

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The Andretti name has always been well-known around the Milwaukee area. It will become even better known after Friday’s announcement that IndyCar racing will return to the historick Milwaukee Mile.
Andretti Sports Marketing Wisconsin, led by IndyCar team owner Michael Andretti, will promote the Milwaukee IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile, June 15 and 16. The Father’s […]