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INDYCAR Issues Penalties
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 – 7:13 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Issues Penalties

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INDYCAR officials have announced that the No. 7 Lotus Dragon Racing entry driven by Sebastien Bourdais and the No. 27 Andretti Autosport car driven by James Hinchcliffe have been slapped with 10-grid position penalties for Sunday’s 38th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the result of unapproved engine changes pursuant to rules 15.3.1 and [...]

Jim Hall To Be Feted At Long Beach
Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 – 8:31 | One Comment
Jim Hall To Be Feted At Long Beach

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A number of activities surrounding the 38th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, America’s most prestigious street race, are scheduled this week prior to Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series main event.
Native Texan Jim Hall, whose innovative Chaparral race cars racked-up wins from Germany’s Nurburgring to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will be honored by the Road Racing [...]

Earnhardt Changes NNS Crew Chiefs
Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 – 10:14 | One Comment
Earnhardt Changes NNS Crew Chiefs

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In a move designed to improve on-track performance, JR Motorsports on Thursday announced a crew chief swap to its No. 88 and No. 5 NASCAR Nationwide Series teams.
Crew chief Bruce Cook has taken over responsibilities for the No. 88 Chevrolets driven by Cole Whitt. Cook has spearheaded the organization’s third team – a part-time entry [...]

INDYCAR Tests Dallara Oval Package At Indy
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 – 17:04 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Tests Dallara Oval Package At Indy

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A big question surrounding the new DW 12 Dallara IndyCar chassis centered on its performance on ovals. On Wednesday, the Dallara’s new aerodynamic package was tested at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Driver Tony Tony Kanaan described the new as “slick.” He said the Dallara chassis tested Wednesday was better than the chassis prototype he and Dario Franchitti drove [...]

Tobler Replaces Richards As Capps’ Crew Chief
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 – 13:44 | Comments Off
Tobler Replaces Richards As Capps’ Crew Chief

Rahn Tobler has been named crew chief for the Funny Car of Ron Capps, team owner Don Schumacher announced today.
Don Schumacher Racing also has hired veteran tuner Todd Smith as the new crew chief for the Valvoline NextGen Funny Car driven by Jack Beckman in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Smith’s first race [...]

Infineon Test Open To Fans
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 – 7:19 | Comments Off

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Race fans are invited to a free INDYCAR test session at Infineon Raceway on Monday, April 9, when several teams from the IZOD IndyCar Series head to Sonoma to test the anew 2012 race car.
The one-day test will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and will allow drivers to test the new race car, which features [...]

Darlington Adds Tailgate Area
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 – 6:59 | Comments Off

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Tailgating is a natural part of the Southern culture race fans enjoy at Darlington Raceway. To accommodate an ever-growing demand for tailgating prior to the track’s events, management is offering a new area outside Turn 2 – the Too Tough to Tailgate Zone – beginning with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 on [...]

Lanny Edwards To Be Inducted Into Texas Hall
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 – 6:55 | Comments Off

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Lanny Edwards, whose Devil’s Bowl Speedway rates as one of dirt-track racing’s meccas, will be cited for his lifetime impact on the sport next month as the 14th member inducted into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame.
Edwards will be honored Thursday, April 12, during ceremonies at the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame Gala held in [...]

Massey, Hight, Johnson Come Up Winners In Las Vegas
Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 – 20:01 | Comments Off
Massey, Hight, Johnson Come Up Winners In Las Vegas

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Spencer Massey, Robert Hight and Allen Johnson came away with victories in Sunday’s SummitRacing.com NHRA Las Vegas Nationals.
Massey’s Top Fuel victory was his second of the season as he also won the season-opening Winternationals in Pomona, Calif.
Hight became a three-time winner on the season with his victory. The John Force Racing driver won the last [...]

Power Gets Victory In Alabama
Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 – 16:08 | Comments Off
Power Gets Victory In Alabama

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Will Power gave Team Penske its second victory of the two-race-old IZOD IndyCar Series season Sunday when he won the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham.
Power beat Scott Dixon on a restart with 16 laps left to get the victory.
Power’s victory comes one week after teammate Helio Castroneves opened the [...]