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Starworks Unveils Impressive Rolex 24 Driver Lineup
Monday, Nov 19, 2012 – 9:01 | Comments Off
Starworks Unveils Impressive Rolex 24 Driver Lineup

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A world-class lineup featuring Allan McNish, Alex Popow, Ryan Dalziel and Sébastien Bourdais will pilot the No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Riley/Ford Daytona Prototype during the season-opening 51st GRAND-AM Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 26-27, 2013.
In 2012 Starworks became the first LMP2 Champions in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the first North American team [...]

Q & A: A Winning Press Conference
Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 – 21:42 | Comments Off
Q & A: A Winning Press Conference

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The following is the complete, unedited transcript from the post-race press conference with 2012 champion Brad Keselowski, team owner Roger Penske and crew chief Paul Wolfe:
ROGER PENSKE: First I want to thank the media and obviously all the fans that turn out for these races for 38, 39 weekends around the country and all [...]

Cheers! Keselowski Wins 2012 Cup Championship
Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 – 18:14 | Comments Off
Cheers! Keselowski Wins 2012 Cup Championship

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Those who thought that Brad Keselowski would crack in the season-ending Sprint Cup race and somehow blow the 20-point lead he possessed when the race at Homestead-Miami Speedway started on Sunday, whiffed.
Instead, it was five-time  champion Jimmie Johnson and his Hendrick Motorsports team that succumbed to the pressures as late-race [...]

Stenhouse Jr. Is NNS Champ; Smith Wins Homestead Race
Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 – 21:00 | Comments Off
Stenhouse Jr. Is NNS Champ; Smith Wins Homestead Race

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won his second straight NASCAR Nationwide Series championship by finishing sixth in the season-ending  race Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Regan Smith drove the No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet to victory, beating polesitter Kyle Busch to the finish line by 1.375 seconds.
Brendan Gaughan finished third in the race, followed by Sam Hornish Jr. and [...]

James Buescher Is The 2012 Camping World Truck Series Champ
Friday, Nov 16, 2012 – 22:19 | Comments Off
James Buescher Is The 2012 Camping World Truck Series Champ

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James Buescher won the 2012 Camping World Truck Series championship Friday night with a 13th-place  finish in the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The championship was his first in the series and gave team owner Steve Turner of Turner Motorsports his first title.
Rookie Ty Dillon of Richard Childress was involved in a wreck with Kyle Larson with [...]

Logano Wins Pole; Keselowski To Start Third At Homestead
Friday, Nov 16, 2012 – 20:34 | Comments Off
Logano Wins Pole; Keselowski To Start Third At Homestead

Joey Logano may have knocked Brad Keselowski off the front row in Friday’s time trails at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but points leader Keselowski will still start ahead of Jimmie Johnson.
The last of 47 drivers to make a qualifying attempt, Logano circled the South Florida track in 30.672 seconds (176.056 mph) to claim the pole for Sunday’s [...]

Rahal To Race For Rahal In 2013 IndyCar Series
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 – 16:15 | Comments Off
Rahal To Race For Rahal In 2013 IndyCar Series

Graham Rahal, 23, has signed a multi-year contract to compete in the IZOD IndyCar Series for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) – a team his father, 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner and three-time Indy car champion Bobby Rahal co-owns with “CBS Late Show” host David Letterman and Mi-Jack co-owner Michael Lanigan.
TBC Retail Group, who has sponsored [...]

Edwards, Fennig To Team Up In 2013
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 – 15:27 | Comments Off
Edwards, Fennig To Team Up In 2013

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Roush Fenway Racing announced that veteran Jimmy Fennig will serve as crew chief for Carl Edwards and the No. 99 Roush Fenway Sprint Cup team in its championship run in 2013.
In addition, crew chief Scott Graves will lead the No. 17 team and defending Nationwide Series Champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. during his rookie campaign next season.
“We [...]

Nationwide Adds Mid-Ohio
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 – 12:06 | Comments Off
Nationwide Adds Mid-Ohio

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NASCAR today announced the 2013 schedule for the NASCAR Nationwide Series, a lineup that includes a trip to Mid-Ohio road circuit for the first time in series history.
Mid-Ohio, a 2.4-mile, 15-turn road course in Lexington, marks the return of NASCAR national series racing to Ohio, the home state of the series’ Columbus-based entitlement sponsor, Nationwide [...]

NASCAR Issues Penalties For Phoenix Infractions
Monday, Nov 12, 2012 – 18:50 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Issues Penalties For Phoenix Infractions

NASCAR announced Monday penalties to three teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as a result of rule infractions at Phoenix International Raceway.
Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 car, was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) – altercation with another competitor on the race [...]