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Austin F1 Track Declared Ready
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 – 9:04 | Comments Off
Austin F1 Track Declared Ready

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Circuit of The Americas has been declared ready to host the 2012 Formula One United States Grand Prix by Charlie Whiting, director of racing, safety and technical matters for the sanctioning Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA).
Whiting visited the venue near Austin, Texas, on Tuesday as part of a scheduled pre-race inspection and approved the circuit [...]

Kurt Busch To Drive For Furniture Row In 2013
Monday, Sep 24, 2012 – 17:59 | 2 Comments
Kurt Busch To Drive For Furniture Row In 2013

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Furniture Row Racing announced today that Kurt Busch has been hired to drive the team’s No. 78 Chevrolet during the 2013 Sprint Cup season.
Busch, a former NASCAR Cup champion, will replace Regan Smith, who joined Furniture Row Racing at the beginning of the 2009 season.
“Though we have made strides as a resourceful single-car Sprint Cup team, [...]

Hunter-Reay Wins Third Quarter DOTY Award
Monday, Sep 24, 2012 – 15:50 | One Comment
Hunter-Reay Wins Third Quarter DOTY Award

Recently crowned 2012 IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay has been named recipient of the Driver of the Year Award for the third quarter of the 2012 season.
Hunter-Reay, who drives for Andretti Autosport, beat NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski in the voting.
The panel of 21 broadcasters and journalists gave 10 first-place votes to Hunter-Reay, who totaled 138-points. Keselowski received [...]

Brown Wins But Is Not Lone Star In Texas
Sunday, Sep 23, 2012 – 19:32 | Comments Off
Brown Wins But Is Not Lone Star In Texas

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Antron Brown of Don Schumacher Racing raced to the Top Fuel victory Sunday at the Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at the famed all-concrete Texas Motorplex in Ennis.
Bob Tasca (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the second of six playoff events in the NHRA Full Throttle [...]

Austin Dillon Wins Again NNS Race In Kentucky
Saturday, Sep 22, 2012 – 19:55 | Comments Off
Austin Dillon Wins Again NNS Race In Kentucky

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Austin Dillon won Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Dillon, who started the race from the pole, dominated en route to his first career Nationwide Series win at Kentucky in late June, leading 192 of the event’s 200 laps. He wasn’t as dominating Saturday, but the most important thing is he took the checkered flag [...]

The Forces Are Powerful In Texas
Saturday, Sep 22, 2012 – 19:49 | Comments Off
The Forces Are Powerful In Texas

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John Force raced to the $100,000 victory in the Traxxas Nitro Shootout Saturday at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex near Dallas.
Force edged Shootout top seed Ron Capps in the final round of the lucrative specialty race that featured eight Funny Car winners from the 17-race regular season. Force powered his [...]

Buescher Wins Second In A Row At Kentucky Speedway
Saturday, Sep 22, 2012 – 7:13 | Comments Off
Buescher Wins Second In A Row At Kentucky Speedway

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James Buescher  won Friday night’s Kentucky 201 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory for Buescher, who also won at the 1.5-mile track back on June 28, was the fourth of his season and series career.
“I wouldn’t say it was a dominating performance like the last time we were here (led 119 [...]

Courtney Force Zooms To P1 At Motorplex
Friday, Sep 21, 2012 – 20:13 | Comments Off
Courtney Force Zooms To P1 At Motorplex

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Courtney Force raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at the all-concrete Texas Motorplex near Dallas.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also led their categories at the second of six playoff events in the NHRA Full Throttle [...]

Gordon Bounces Back
Friday, Sep 21, 2012 – 17:17 | Comments Off
Gordon Bounces Back

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Less than a week after a 35th-place finish appeared to kill the momentum Jeff Gordon established at the end of the regular season, the five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion has officially inserted himself back into the Chase for the championship mix.
The penultimate car in Friday’s qualifying session, Gordon piloted his No. 24 Drive to [...]

NASCAR Reinstates Allmendinger
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 – 15:21 | Comments Off
NASCAR Reinstates Allmendinger

NASCAR has reinstated driver AJ Allmendinger upon his successful completion of NASCAR’s Substance Abuse Policy Road to Recovery Program.
Allmendinger had been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR on July 24 for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.
Prior to his suspension, Allmendinger had been driving the No. 22 Dodge for Penske Racing. After failing his drug test, [...]