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The 2011 Daytona 500 Starting Grid
Friday, Feb 18, 2011 – 10:51 | Comments Off on The 2011 Daytona 500 Starting Grid
The 2011 Daytona 500 Starting Grid

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The starting field for the 2011 Daytona 500 (by row).
(Note: Dale Earnhardt Jr. will move to the back of the field during the final parade lap because he had to change to back-up car after crashing in practice.)
Row 1:
1 – No. 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet
2 – 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to […]

Racin’ News: Kansas Gets Long-Term Sponsorship Deal
Thursday, Feb 17, 2011 – 9:54 | One Comment
Racin’ News: Kansas Gets Long-Term Sponsorship Deal

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In racin’ news today, Thursday, Feb. 17: Kansas Speedway secures sponsorship; Lally to run for rookie award.
Kansas Speedway President Patrick Warren announced today that Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway will sponsor the fall NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race for 10 years beginning with the Oct. 9, 2011 race.
The race will be the Hollywood Casino 400 […]

Racin’ News: Daytona 500 Pole-Sitter Earnhardt Jr. Crashes
Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: Daytona 500 Pole-Sitter Earnhardt Jr. Crashes
Racin’ News: Daytona 500 Pole-Sitter Earnhardt Jr. Crashes

In racin’ news today, Wednesday, Feb. 16th: Pole-sitter Earnhardt Jr. crashes in practice; New plates mandated; Bill Elliott’s son signs with Hendrick.
A big wreck occurred involving Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Martin Truex Jr. during Sprint Cup practice at Daytona International Speedway.
Both cars were damaged beyond repair. Earnhardt’s car was the one which qualified for the […]

Doug Yates: New Changes To Engines Are A Big Deal
Monday, Feb 14, 2011 – 14:26 | One Comment
Doug Yates: New Changes To Engines Are A Big Deal

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NASCAR has mandated two changes to the cars during Speedweeks.  On Saturday, the sanctioning body requested teams disconnect air hoses to the radiator and air cooler.  On Sunday, Robin Pemberton, NASCAR’s vice president of competition, said that teams will be required to have a maximum size of 2.5 inches tall by 20 inches wide on the front grille opening and […]

Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia
Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia
Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia

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This weekend at Volusia Speedway Park, Steve Kinser has been both lucky and good. A night after he dominated the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener at Volusia Speedway Park near Daytona Beach, Steve Kinser was back in victory lane on Saturday.
But to get there, “The King” needed some help in the form […]

Speedweeks Shaping Up As Speedy Indeed; Earnhardt Jr. On Bud Pole
Friday, Feb 11, 2011 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Speedweeks Shaping Up As Speedy Indeed; Earnhardt Jr. On Bud Pole
Speedweeks Shaping Up As Speedy Indeed; Earnhardt Jr. On Bud Pole

Predictions that the new surface at Daytona International Speedway would produce high speeds proved more than correct on Friday.
Joey Logano was the fastest car in the evening session of Friday’s practice for Saturday night’s Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. His top lap was at an impressive 203.087 mph.
In all, 10 drivers posted speeds in […]

Ty Dillon Wins ARCA Pole
Friday, Feb 11, 2011 – 18:04 | Comments Off on Ty Dillon Wins ARCA Pole
Ty Dillon Wins ARCA Pole

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Ty Dillon, an 18-year-old ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards rookie, drove a qualifying lap in 48.509 seconds (185.533 mph) to win the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell for Saturday’s Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 at Daytona International Speedway.
Dillon was the 10th of 47 drivers to attempt a qualifying lap, and his time is […]

Racin’ News: NASCAR To Dump Carburetors
Friday, Feb 11, 2011 – 12:30 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: NASCAR To Dump Carburetors
Racin’ News: NASCAR To Dump Carburetors

In racin’ news today, Friday, Feb. 11:
NASCAR announced today a technology partnership with Freescale Semiconductor and McLaren Electronic Systems to develop and integrate fuel injection systems into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, targeted for the 2012 season.
Freescale will provide the processors for McLaren’s engine control units that will be used to manage the fuel and […]

Aston Martin, Corvette Fast At Sebring
Thursday, Feb 10, 2011 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Aston Martin, Corvette Fast At Sebring
Aston Martin, Corvette Fast At Sebring

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Lola-Aston Martin and Corvette dominated this week’s annual Sebring Winter Test.
The Muscle Milk Lola-Aston Martin had the fastest time of the week during Thursday’s final session – a 1:49.997 (121.094 mph) lap by Lucas Luhr at Sebring International Raceway. The two-day session served as a preview for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented […]

Danica’s 2011 Schedule Unveiled
Wednesday, Feb 9, 2011 – 10:57 | 2 Comments
Danica’s 2011 Schedule Unveiled

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Danica Patrick, the 28-year-old racer who transitioned into NASCAR Nationwide Series competition last year with JR Motorsports in the No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, has finalized her 2011 Nationwide Series plans. JR Motorsports general manager Kelley Earnhardt, on behalf of the team and primary sponsor GoDaddy.com, announced those plans today.
Patrick’s tour will closely resemble her […]