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Transcript of Wheldon-Death Probe Teleconference
Friday, Dec 16, 2011 – 7:59 | Comments Off
Transcript of Wheldon-Death Probe Teleconference

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INDIANAPOLIS – INDYCAR officials released a report Thursday on the multiple-car accident that killed two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 16.
Wheldon, 33, was killed during the series’ season-finale when his open-wheel Dallara/Honda sailed 325-feet through the air after unavoidable contact with another car and hit a catch-fence. Wheldon’s [...]

Von Moltke, Norman To Drive APR R8
Thursday, Dec 15, 2011 – 8:58 | Comments Off
Von Moltke, Norman To Drive APR R8

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APR Motorsport has announced that Dion von Moltke and Dr. Jim Norman will drive the team’s Audi R8 GRAND-AM for the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series season.
Von Moltke, from Coral Gables, Fla., will be returning to the team with which he started his professional driving career. Von Molkte competed with APR in the Continental [...]

Al-Anabi Names Second Driver
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 – 16:53 | Comments Off
Al-Anabi Names Second Driver

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Reigning NHRA Pro Mod champion Khalid alBalooshi celebrated an in-house promotion at Al-Anabi Racing Wednesday, when he was introduced as driver of the team’s gold dragster – the car wheeled to the 2011 Top Fuel world championship by Del Worsham.
A 32-year-old native of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, alBalooshi began his tenure in the car owned [...]

Scott Speed To Drive For Leavine Family Racing
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 – 17:10 | Comments Off
Scott Speed To Drive For Leavine Family Racing

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Scott Speed has joined Leavine Family Racing for a limited 15-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule for 2012 in the No. 95 Ford Fusion.
A veteran of all three of NASCAR’s premier national touring series, Speed joins Leavine Family Racing after making 13 Sprint Cup starts with Whitney Motorsports in the No. 46 Ford.
Speed will be [...]

Grubb Is Hamlin’s New Crew Chief
Friday, Dec 9, 2011 – 11:00 | Comments Off
Grubb Is Hamlin’s New Crew Chief

Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Darian Grubb has been named crew chief for Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 FedEx Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team.
“Darian is a great addition to our organization and person to lead our No. 11 FedEx team,” said Joe Gibbs, owner of Joe Gibbs Racing. “Obviously he has proven the [...]

Las Vegas Removed From IndyCar Schedule
Thursday, Dec 8, 2011 – 19:23 | Comments Off
Las Vegas Removed From IndyCar Schedule

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INDYCAR announced today that the IZOD IndyCar Series will not race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2012.
The series was scheduled to close its 2012 season at the speedway on Oct. 14, but INDYCAR and speedway officials said considerable testing with the new car is needed prior to returning to the facility.
“We feel we need [...]

Waltrip Gets Taste Of Daytona’s Road Racing Circuit
Thursday, Dec 8, 2011 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Waltrip Gets Taste Of Daytona’s Road Racing Circuit

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Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip knows every inch of the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway trioval.
On Wednesday, Waltrip familiarized himself with the twists-and-turns of the 3.56-mile road course during the final session of the two-day December Rolex 24 At Daytona test.
An owner/driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with Michael Waltrip Racing, Waltrip tested a [...]

COTA Officials: Texas Formula 1 Race Is A Go
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 – 9:48 | Comments Off
COTA Officials: Texas Formula 1 Race Is A Go

Austin, Texas’s on-again, off-again 2012 date with Formula 1 appears to be back on again.
Officials of the Circuit of The Americas, the road circuit being built near Austin, announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with Formula One Management that ensures the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix remains on the FIA Formula 1 [...]

Newness In Air At Daytona Test
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011 – 20:12 | Comments Off
Newness In Air At Daytona Test

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“New” was the key word during the first of two days of GRAND-AM Series tests at Daytona International on Tuesday. New cars, new drivers, new manufacturers.
A trio of new Corvette Daytona Prototypes shared the spotlight with new cars from Ferrari and Audi as a two-day GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series test opened at Daytona International [...]

Key GRAND-AM Test Set To Begin At DIS
Monday, Dec 5, 2011 – 18:45 | Comments Off
Key GRAND-AM Test Set To Begin At DIS

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The GRAND-AM Sports Car Series will stage a major test onTuesday and Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway. The test will feature new cars that will compete at this year’s 50th anniversary edition of the Rolex 24 at DIS.
Four Corvettes are among the seven Daytona Prototypes entered, including three making their public debut. GT has a [...]