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Truex Jr. Speeds To Pole At Texas Motor Speedway
Friday, Apr 13, 2012 – 18:54 | Comments Off
Truex Jr. Speeds To Pole At Texas Motor Speedway

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Martin Truex Jr., driving a Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota, won the pole Friday night for Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Truex had a fast lap at 190.369 mph at the 1.5-mile TMS quad-oval.
The pole was the first for Truex since last October when he was top qualifier at Dover. [...]

Chevy To Replace All IndyCar Engines
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 – 15:27 | Comments Off
Chevy To Replace All IndyCar Engines

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Chevrolet will replace the engines in all 11 of its V-6-powered IZOD IndyCar Series entries prior to the start of on-track activities this weekend for Sunday’s 38th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The decision was made following the tear-down and inspection of an engine that experienced an issue during an IndyCar-sanctioned test Monday [...]

Texas Weekend Schedule Announced
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 – 7:42 | Comments Off

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Traffic flow for this week’s Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway will not be affected by any DFW Connector or Highway 114 construction project work, as TxDOT will be shutting down any that require lane closures for the race weekend.
A light traffic day is anticipated at TMS on Thursday, April 12, with [...]

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 [...]