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Blickensderfer Is Burton’s New Crew Chief
Monday, Nov 28, 2011 – 18:16 | Comments Off on Blickensderfer Is Burton’s New Crew Chief
Blickensderfer Is Burton’s New Crew Chief

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Richard Childress Racing has named Drew Blickensderfer as the crew chief for the No. 31 Caterpillar/Wheaties Racing team with driver Jeff Burton for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Luke Lambert, interim crew chief during the latter part of the 2011 season for the No. 31 team, will assume a yet-to-be announced new position at […]

Steve Addington Is Stewart’s New Crew Chief
Monday, Nov 28, 2011 – 12:24 | Comments Off on Steve Addington Is Stewart’s New Crew Chief
Steve Addington Is Stewart’s New Crew Chief

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Darian Grubb is out and Steve Addington is in as the Sprint Cup crew chief for 2011 champion Tony Stewart.
Addington, who spent the past season with Kurt Busch at Penske racing, was named crew chief of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 team of Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) effective immediately on Monday.
The Spartanburg, S.C., native is […]

Force To Go For Title No. 16 With New Knee
Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 – 16:58 | One Comment
Force To Go For Title No. 16 With New Knee

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Drag racing icon John Force answered any lingering questions about his level of commitment to winning a 16th NHRA Funny Car world championship by undergoing post-season surgery to repair a damaged right knee originally injured playing high school football.
Following the 2011 NHRA season and championship banquet, Force checked into Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic […]

Childress Announces Big Changes
Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 – 10:34 | Comments Off on Childress Announces Big Changes
Childress Announces Big Changes

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Richard Childress Racing announced Tuesday it has made organizational changes to its competition department in preparation for the 2012 NASCAR season.
Long-time RCR crew chiefs Shane Wilson and Gil Martin have taken new assignments with the 14-time championship-winning organization.
Wilson has been named the crew chief of the No. 29 Budweiser/Rheem/Jimmy John’s team with driver Kevin Harvick […]

No. 55 Returns To MWR
Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 – 9:07 | Comments Off on No. 55 Returns To MWR
No. 55 Returns To MWR

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Michael Waltrip Racing announced Wednesday that Mark Martin and Michael Waltrip’s Toyota Camrys will carry the number 55 during the 2012 and 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series seasons.
The number commemorates Charlie Loudermilk’s founding of Aaron’s, Inc. – MWR’s long-time sponsor – in 1955.
“This is a new era for the Aaron’s Dream Machine,” said Aaron’s Chief […]

Montoya Has New Crew Chief
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Montoya Has New Crew Chief
Montoya Has New Crew Chief

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Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced Tuesday that Chris Heroy has been named crew chief of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet with driver Juan Pablo Montoya. Heroy takes over the role effective immediately in preparation for the 2012 season.
“We are very excited to bring Chris into the organization and to have him work […]

Edwards On Pole For Finale
Saturday, Nov 19, 2011 – 16:02 | Comments Off on Edwards On Pole For Finale
Edwards On Pole For Finale

Carl Edwards will begin his bid to win the season-ending, championship-deciding Ford 400 at Homestead Miami Speedway from the pole position.
Edwards, who won the race at HMS a year ago, won the pole with a lap at 175.467 mph.
“That’s huge,” Edwards said. “Thats a great start for us.
“It is great to be on the pole. […]

Texas F1 Promoter Meets The Press
Saturday, Nov 19, 2011 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Texas F1 Promoter Meets The Press
Texas F1 Promoter Meets The Press

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AUSTIN, Texas – Embattled promoter Tavo Hellmund has admitted that organizers of the Formula One United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, are in breach of contract over “multiple issues,” specifically a $25-million sanctioning fee due for the inaugural event scheduled for Nov. 18, 2012.
Hellmund addressed a number of issues surrounding the status of Circuit […]

NASCAR’s France Talks Secrecy, Wrecks, Chase
Friday, Nov 18, 2011 – 14:01 | Comments Off on NASCAR’s France Talks Secrecy, Wrecks, Chase
NASCAR’s France Talks Secrecy, Wrecks, Chase

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NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France held a press conference in the media center at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday.
The following is the complete transcript of that press conference:
Q. Brian, in particular light to your comments about the winning. Eight years ago Matt Kenseth won the championship before the Chase, had one win for […]

Hornaday Finds New Ride
Friday, Nov 18, 2011 – 13:45 | Comments Off on Hornaday Finds New Ride
Hornaday Finds New Ride

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Four-time Camping World Truck Series champion Ron Hornaday Jr. will drive a truck for Joe Denette Motorsports next season, it was announced Friday.
Hornaday, who has been driving for Kevin Harvick Inc., will drive the No. 9 Chevrolet powered by Pro Motor Engines for the 2012 campaign. Hornaday will be joined at JDM with veteran crew […]