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2013 Gets Off to Roaring Start At Daytona
Monday, Jan 7, 2013 – 9:09 | Comments Off
2013 Gets Off to Roaring Start At Daytona

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News and notes from the weekend’s Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car Series’ three-day Roar Before the 24 practice at Daytona International Speedway:
Michael Shank Racing matched its results from the 2012 Rolex 24 by placing first and third at the test.
Michael Valiante posted the fastest lap of the “Roar” in Sunday’s final session in the team’s No. [...]

NASCAR Shakes Up Its Competition Department
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 – 17:24 | Comments Off
NASCAR Shakes Up Its Competition Department

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NASCAR announced Tuesday several revisions to its Competition personnel structure.
The following changes will take effect in 2013:
– Joe Balash, who has served as the NASCAR Nationwide Series director since 2004, will be assuming a new role as International Competition Liaison. This position will be the NASCAR point of contact for competition-related matters relative to the [...]

Eury Jr. Hired as Crew Chief For Swan’s Stremme
Monday, Dec 10, 2012 – 14:21 | Comments Off
Eury Jr. Hired as Crew Chief For Swan’s Stremme

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Tony Eury Jr. will return to the pit box next season.
Eury has been hired to be the crew chief for Swan Racing’s No. 30 Toyota driven by David Stremme for the 2013 season the team announced Monday.
“We have a long-term vision for Swan Racing and the addition of Tony Jr. is another step in that [...]

2013 Trucks Schedule Includes A Race At Eldora Dirt Track
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 – 16:02 | Comments Off
2013 Trucks Schedule Includes A Race At Eldora Dirt Track

NASCAR today announced that the Camping World Truck Series will race on dirt next season as it has scheduled an event for Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
The schedule also includes a race in Canada and races on Wednesday nights.
On July 24, the trucks will make their dirt debut at Eldora, the.5-mile track owned by three-time [...]

Changes At Kalitta: Worsham Back To Driver’s Seat
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 – 12:17 | Comments Off
Changes At Kalitta: Worsham Back To Driver’s Seat

Kalitta Motorsports announced a significan change of personnel in its NHRA racing operation.
Del Worsham has been named as driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, replacing Jeff Arend.
Also, Tommy DeLago has been picked as the crew chief on the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car driven by 2012 Rookie of the Year candidate Alexis [...]

Jegs, Allen Johnson To Team Up In Pro Stock
Monday, Nov 19, 2012 – 19:05 | Comments Off
Jegs, Allen Johnson To Team Up In Pro Stock

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Reigning NHRA Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson will team with four-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. beginning with the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
Johnson and Coughlin will continue to drive Mopar-backed Dodge Avengers powered by Hemi motors, which will originate from Johnson’s J&J Racing shop in Greeneville, Tenn.
“Allen and I were teammates this [...]

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 [...]