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McMurray Stays Hot, Earns Pole
Friday, Feb 19, 2010 – 20:31 | Comments Off
McMurray Stays Hot, Earns Pole

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Jamie McMurray followed up his victory in last Sunday’s Daytona by winning the pole for the Auto Club 500 on Friday.
McMurray, a native of Joplin, Mo., posted a lap at 183.744 mph.
McMurray will share the front row for Sunday’s race at Auto Club Speedway with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing teammate Juan Pablo Montoya.
“I think this says [...]

Jaguar Signs Dalziel
Friday, Feb 19, 2010 – 17:41 | One Comment

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JaguarRSR announced Friday that Ryan Dalziel has been signed to the driver line up for competition in the 2010 American Le Mans Series.
“I am so excited to be part of such an amazing brand like Jaguar,” said Dalziel. “Coming from the United Kingdom I naturally grew up following Jaguar’s racing heritage and admiring their cars. [...]

NHRA Makes Tech Announcements
Thursday, Feb 18, 2010 – 21:25 | Comments Off
NHRA Makes Tech Announcements

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The NHRA’s technical department made two announcements today effective at this weekend’s Arizona Nationals in Phoenix, Ariz.
The NHRA has temporarily suspended mandatory use of the Electrimotion Shutoff Receiver while NHRA works with the manufacturer to meet driver requests.
Top Fuel and Funny Car teams, after the just concluded Pomona event, raised certain concerns about the automatic [...]

VIP Experience Up for Auction To Benefit Haiti
Thursday, Feb 18, 2010 – 21:20 | Comments Off

Indianapolis -  An exciting VIP experience to the 2010 Brickyard 400 is the highlight among items added recently to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway online auctions to raise funds for American Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti.
All proceeds from the eBay auctions of racing memorabilia, which began Jan. 15, are being donated to Red Cross relief [...]

Daytona Begins Fixing Track
Thursday, Feb 18, 2010 – 10:23 | Comments Off
Daytona Begins Fixing Track

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Daytona International Speedway has begun installing reinforced concrete in Turn 2 today, Track President Robin Braig announced in a statement to the media on Thursday.
The announcement comes four days after the opening of a pothole in the area forced two long red-flag interruptions of Sunday’s Daytona 500.
The statement read: Following a comprehensive review of Turn [...]

Sato To Drive For KVRT
Thursday, Feb 18, 2010 – 8:21 | One Comment

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KV Racing Technology announced today that Takuma Sato will drive for the team during the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season.
“We are very excited to have been able to put this deal together with Takuma and his group,” said KVRT co-owner Jimmy Vasser.  “I can’t wait to see what I know will be a extremely fast [...]

Force Is A Force Again
Sunday, Feb 14, 2010 – 22:17 | Comments Off
Force Is A Force Again

On a weekend in which NHRA paid tribute to its rich history during the 50th running of the Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals, NHRA legend John Force turned back the clock himself by winning for the first time in a year-and-a-half.
The other winners at the season-opening event in the 23-race NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series [...]

Cory Mac Back At The Top
Saturday, Feb 13, 2010 – 22:49 | Comments Off
Cory Mac Back At The Top

Cory McClenathan returned to the top of the speed charts at the Kragen O’Reilly Winternationals on Saturday while Robert Hight and Mike Edwards stayed there.
McClenathan, who led Top Fuel after Thursday’s first round of qualifying, clocked a 3.787-second run on Saturday. McClenathan’s 320.05-mph speed matched his previous best here.
“We saw the air getting better [...]

Peters Edges Bodine For Truck Win
Saturday, Feb 13, 2010 – 21:49 | Comments Off
Peters Edges Bodine For Truck Win

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Timothy Peters slipped past Todd Bodine and into the lead on the final lap of Saturday night’s rain-delayed Camping World Trucks Series race at Daytona International Speedway and got the victory.
The pass, which came when Bodine attempted to put a block on Peters in the NextEra Energy Resources 250, deprived Bodine of a shot to [...]

Viso To Test With KVRT
Saturday, Feb 13, 2010 – 19:17 | Comments Off
Viso To Test With KVRT

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KV Racing Technology and E. J. Viso announced Saturday that it will conduct a test at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida on Monday, February 15.
“E. J. is an outstanding driver,” said KVRT General Manager Mark Johnson. “We have been in discussions with him for several weeks about possibly joining KV Racing Technology for [...]