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Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar
Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar
Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar

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Luis Felipe “Pipo” Derani made a good first impression on the final day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
Derani drove the No. 2 Tequila Patron ESM Ligier to a lap of 1:39.249 (129.130 mph) in the Roar, which is an open test held before the 24, the opening […]

Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 – 9:14 | Comments Off on Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS

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Michael Shank Racing’s Oliver Pla led the scoring charts for the second day in a row Saturday during the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s infield road course.
Pla, driving the No. 60 Honda Ligier JS P2 prototype, set the pace Saturday night with a lap of 1:39.687 (128.562 mph).
He also posted the […]

Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack

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The new year has started off rather well for Michael Shank Racing.
On Friday, the team posted the fastest times during Friday’s opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Also on Friday, the
team announced it has accepted an invitation to compete in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans event.
The […]

NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
Sunday, Dec 20, 2015 – 13:31 | Comments Off on NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule

Four months after missing the initial cut, Heartland Park Topeka has been added to the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA officials have reached an agreement with Heartland Park Topeka’s new ownership group, Heartland Park Topeka, LLC, led by Chris Payne and Todd Crossley. The 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals will be contested […]

NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 – 19:17 | Comments Off on NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR
NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR

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NASCAR announced Tuesday that Robin Pemberton will not return as Senior Vice President of Competition.
Pemberton joined the sanctioning body in August of 2004. Since that time, he has overseen all areas of NASCAR competition.
 
“Robin has left an indelible mark on the sport while at NASCAR,” said NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton. “He joined us at a […]

Mercedes’ Rosberg Ends Season With Win in Abu Dhabi
Sunday, Nov 29, 2015 – 13:56 | Comments Off on Mercedes’ Rosberg Ends Season With Win in Abu Dhabi
Mercedes’ Rosberg Ends Season With Win in Abu Dhabi

Nico Rosberg out ran Mercedes AMG teammate and long-crowned 2015 Formula One teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix On Sunday.
Hamilton, who clinched the championship at the U.S. Grand Prix last month, finished 8.2 seconds behind Rosberg at the Yas Marina road course.
The victory was the sixth of the season for Germany’s […]

Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship
Sunday, Nov 22, 2015 – 20:08 | Comments Off on Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship
Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship

Racers have been wondering for years when super-talented driver Kyle Busch would finally win a Sprint Cup championship. They got their answer Sunday when Busch won the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and, with it, the 2015 crown.
The victory and championship came with Busch doing what he does best – using mastery on a restart […]

Buescher Nets XFINITY Championship
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Buescher Nets XFINITY Championship
Buescher Nets XFINITY Championship

Chris Buescher finished 11th in Saturday’s season-ending XFINITY race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but that was more than good enough to allow him to capture the 2015 series championship.
Buescher, a native of Prosper, Texas who drives for Roush Fenway Racing, won just two races this season – at Iowa Speedway and Dover – but was consistent […]

Crafton Wins Homestead, But Jones Trucks To Title
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Crafton Wins Homestead, But Jones Trucks To Title
Crafton Wins Homestead, But Jones Trucks To Title

Matt Crafton won Friday night’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 200 Camping World Truck race, but it was Erik Jones who left Homestead-Miami Speedway with the big trophy and big check that goes to the season champion.
Crafton, who had won the previous two series championship, won his sixth race of the season by easily holding off John Hunter […]

France Talks Playoffs And Penalties During Homestead Presser
Friday, Nov 20, 2015 – 18:17 | Comments Off on France Talks Playoffs And Penalties During Homestead Presser
France Talks Playoffs And Penalties During Homestead Presser

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NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France held a state of the sport press conference Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, site of this weekend’s season-ending races.
France was asked questions about everything from penalties to the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoff format.
The following is a transcript of the press conference:
Going back to your meeting with Matt […]