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Barrichello To Race IndyCar
Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 – 11:00 | Comments Off
Barrichello To Race IndyCar

The IZOD IndyCar Series has added a major marquee name as KV Racing Technology announced that Formula One veteran Rubens Barrichello will compete in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series as the driver of the No. 8 BMC | Embrase – KV Racing Technology car.
Barrichello, 39, whose Formula One career spanned from 1993-2011, is the most [...]

NASCAR Suspends Knaus, Docks Johnson
Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012 – 15:08 | Comments Off
NASCAR Suspends Knaus, Docks Johnson

NASCAR has hit the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team of Jimmie Johnson with a series of major penalties.
Johnson, a five-time Sprint Cup champion, was docked 25 points Wednesday for illegal modifications to the No. 48 Chevrolet before qualifying for the season-opening Daytona 500.
NASCAR also suspended crew chief Chad Knaus and car chief Ron Malec for [...]

Buescher Wins Wild Nationwide Race At Daytona
Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 – 16:08 | Comments Off
Buescher Wins Wild Nationwide Race At Daytona

James Buescher emerged from a big wreck which took out the pack leaders on the final turn of the final lap and won the Drive4COPD 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday.
The final lap was the only lap that Buescher had led on the day. He was in 11th place when [...]

King Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race
Friday, Feb 24, 2012 – 22:25 | One Comment
King Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race

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John King won the NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The victory for King came in his eight start in the series.
The victory came after a third green/white/checkered restart.
Timothy Peters finished second and Travis Kvapil was third.
The race featured several scary wrecks. The second-to-last last [...]

Danica Patrick Wins Pole For Nationwide Race At Daytona
Friday, Feb 24, 2012 – 16:53 | Comments Off
Danica Patrick Wins Pole For Nationwide Race At Daytona

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Danica Patrick won her first NASCAR pole on Friday when she laid down the fastest lap in qualifying for Saturday night’s Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Patrick posted a speed of 182.741 mph in the qualifying session.
That beat defending Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne by one-thousandths of a second.
Shawna Robinson was the only [...]

Danica Patrick Talks About Scary Wreck At Daytona
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 – 20:41 | Comments Off
Danica Patrick Talks About Scary Wreck At Daytona

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In her first real Sprint Cup race, Danica Patrick was involved in one of the scariest wrecks of Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway.
On the final lap of the first Gatorade Duel, Patrick’s Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet was bumped off the track at nearly 200 mph.
The car skipped across the paved portion of the front stretch infield [...]

Kenseth Wins Second Duel On Late Pass
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 – 16:58 | Comments Off
Kenseth Wins Second Duel On Late Pass

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Matt Kenseth took the lead with 2.5 miles to go and went on to win the second Gatorade Duel qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday afternoon.
The winning pass came against  teammate Greg Biffle, who went high to block Kenseth. Kenseth dipped low and shot under Biffle.
“We just had a big run there,” Biffle [...]

Stewart Wins First Duel; Danica Wrecks Hard
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 – 15:19 | Comments Off
Stewart Wins First Duel; Danica Wrecks Hard

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Tony Stewart won the first Gatorade Duel qualifying race on Thursday afternoon when a last-lap wreck occurred with him in the lead.
The victory was the 17th for Stewart at Daytona International Speedway, though none of those wins have come in the Daytona 500.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was second in the Duel. Third was Marcos Ambrose.
Michael McDowell [...]

Hight, Brown, Line Capture Arizona Nationals
Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 – 20:08 | Comments Off
Hight, Brown, Line Capture Arizona Nationals

Robert Hight gave John Force Racing its second-straight Funny Car victory of the 2012 NHRA season while Jason Line did the same thing for KB Summit Racing in Pro Stock Sunday at the Arizona Nationals on Sunday.
Antron Brown also kept Don Schumacher Racing perfect as he won the Top Fuel portion of the event at [...]

2013 Shootout Rules Revealed
Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 – 15:28 | Comments Off
2013 Shootout Rules Revealed

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NASCAR on Sunday released eligibility requirements for the 2013 Shootout at Daytona.
Next season’s field will consist of 2012 pole winners and past Shootout winners who have attempted to qualify for at least one race during the 2012 season.
Eligibility rules for next season’s annual non-points race mirror those from 1979-2008, and puts greater emphasis on each [...]