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Danica’s Schedule Unveiled
Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 – 15:52 | One Comment
Danica’s Schedule Unveiled

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Danica Patrick will compete in 12 NASCAR Nationwide Series races with the possibility of 13 in her debut season with JR Motorsports, co-owner and general manager Kelley Earnhardt announced today.
The only event uncertain on Patrick’s schedule is the Feb. 13 season opener at Daytona International Speedway.  The car is entered in the event, but its [...]

Jimmie In Grand-Am Wreck
Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 – 15:29 | Comments Off
Jimmie In Grand-Am Wreck

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Jimmie Johnson was unhurt but his Grand-American Series car was badly wrecked during an accident Thursday in practice for the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway.
The four-time and defending Sprint Cup champion was driving the No. 99 Daytona Prototype for GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing.
Stallings said the incident twisted the chassis, with Jimmie Johnson bruised but OK.
“He [...]

George Closes Vision Racing
Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 – 15:04 | 2 Comments
George Closes Vision Racing

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Vision Racing, the team owned by Indy Racing League founder Tony George, has suspended operations and is not expected to compete in the upcoming IndyCar Series season.
The team is co-owned by actor Patrick Dempsey.
George’s stepson, Ed Carpenter, drove for the team, which was started in 2005 when George bought the assets of former IRL team [...]

Koretsky, Stanfield Team Up
Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 – 14:52 | Comments Off
Koretsky, Stanfield Team Up

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Kenny Koretsky has been intertwined with NHRA Pro Stock racing for more than 25 years, but the words championship contenders were seldom uttered when discussing his teams.
But that is about to change.
The popular team owner announced Thursday that he, driver/engine builder Greg Stanfield and Indicom Electric owner Greg Hill, another factory hot rod enthusiast, have [...]

Dirt Notes: TMS To Host Championship
Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 – 14:41 | Comments Off
Dirt Notes: TMS To Host Championship

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Fort Worth, Texas _ Entries for next month’s Texas World Dirt Track Championship are beginning to roll in, as over 80 drivers have pre-registered for the Feb. 25-27 event.
One of the largest dirt track races in the country, the Texas World Dirt Track Championship features SUPR Late Models, Modified and Limited Modified divisions. The event [...]

Piquet Jr. To Drive At Daytona
Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 – 14:35 | 2 Comments
Piquet Jr. To Drive At Daytona

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Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet, Jr., will make his American stock-car driving debut in the ARCA Series race next month in Daytona Beach. He will drive a Toyota for Eddie Sharp Racing.
The 24-year-old is the son of three-time Formula One World Champion Nelson Piquet. From 1993 until 2001, Piquet ran in Brazilian karting, later moving to [...]

Force Cars Coming Together At Test
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010 – 7:32 | Comments Off
Force Cars Coming Together At Test

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Monday was all positive for John Force Racing during the team’s test at Firebird International Raceway in Chandler, Ariz.
Led by 2009 Funny Car Full Throttle Champion Robert Hight’s 4.05 second run at over 310 mph in the Auto Club 2010 Ford Mustang, every JFR car clocked a time quicker than 4.10 seconds.
It was the maiden [...]

US F1 Team Signs Driver
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010 – 7:16 | One Comment
US F1 Team Signs Driver

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The US F1 Team has signed the former Renault F1 Team test driver, Jose Maria “Pechito” Lopez (26), to race with them in the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship.
“Securing ‘Pechito’ Lopez for our debut season has been a goal of ours for a long time,” said US F1 Team Executive Vice President Peter Windsor. “We’ve been [...]

IRL Unveils Brazil Course
Monday, Jan 25, 2010 – 18:42 | 2 Comments
IRL Unveils Brazil Course

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Indy Racing League officials Monday released the course design for the IZOD IndyCar Series’ inaugural race in Brazil, the São Paulo Indy 300.
The IZOD IndyCar Series will open its 2010 season March 14 on the 2.6-mile, 11-turn circuit that mirrors the metropolis. The course, located in the north central section of São Paulo known as [...]

Darlington Gets Truck Race
Wednesday, Jan 20, 2010 – 16:17 | Comments Off
Darlington Gets Truck Race

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NASCAR on Wednesday announced the addition of historic Darlington Raceway to the 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule.
The Aug. 14 Too Tough To Tame 200 replaces an event at The Milwaukee Mile on the 25-race schedule and marks the series’ return to the 1.366-mile South Carolina track that hosted four races between 2001 and [...]