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Corvette Unveils ALMS Driver Lineup
Thursday, Jan 12, 2012 – 16:28 | Comments Off
Corvette Unveils ALMS Driver Lineup

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Corvette Racing will seek its ninth American Le Mans Series championship and its eighth victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2012 with a revamped lineup of drivers.
The lineup  for the Compuware Corvette C6.R Corvettes delivers a combination of youth and experience. Antonio Garcia joins Oliver Gavin, Jan Magnussen, and Tommy Milner as the [...]

Lucas Replaces Ratcliff at JGR
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012 – 16:22 | Comments Off
Lucas Replaces Ratcliff at JGR

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Matt Lucas has been named crew chief for the No. 18 Nationwide Series Toyota team.
Lucas, who has spent the past two seasons as the race engineer for the No. 18 team, replaces Jason Ratcliff, who was named crew chief for JGR’s No. 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team last [...]

Andretti Signs Hinchcliffe
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012 – 9:07 | One Comment
Andretti Signs Hinchcliffe

Andretti Autosport announced Wednesday that it has signed Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe to a multi-year IZOD IndyCar Series deal. Hinchcliffe will drive the Andretti  GoDaddy.com Chevrolet for 2012.
In his first year in the IZOD IndyCar Series, Hinchcliffe took three top-five and seven top-10 finishes to earn the series’ Rookie of the Year title despite missing [...]

Reutimann To Go Truckin’
Monday, Jan 9, 2012 – 13:29 | Comments Off
Reutimann To Go Truckin’

Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup race winner David Reutimann is returning to the Camping World Truck Series it was announced Monday.
Reutimann, who spent the last four seasons driving full time for Michael Waltrip Racing in Cup, will drive a NASCAR Camping World truck for Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises in 13 to 15 of the 22 races.
The [...]

Ferrari Looking Good At Daytona
Saturday, Jan 7, 2012 – 20:48 | Comments Off
Ferrari Looking Good At Daytona

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Ferrari is in GRAND-AM this year and during Saturday’s second day of testing for the upcoming Rolex 24-hour race, the Italia 458s flexed their muscles.
While the new Corvette Daytona Prototype continued to top the speed charts in the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway, the Ferrari 458 Italia Grand Am – a car built [...]

Corvettes Roar At Key Daytona 24 Test
Friday, Jan 6, 2012 – 18:37 | Comments Off
Corvettes Roar At Key Daytona 24 Test

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The Corvette Daytona Prototype got off to a fast start Friday, taking the top five positions in the Roar Before the Rolex 24, opening a three-day test at Daytona International Speedway.
Max Angelelli led the day with a lap of 126.382 mph in the No. 10 SunTrust Corvette DP he shares with Ricky Taylor and Ryan [...]

Rusty Wallace Racing NNS Team To Go On “Hiatus”
Friday, Jan 6, 2012 – 16:36 | Comments Off
Rusty Wallace Racing NNS Team To Go On “Hiatus”

The  economy of racing apparently has claimed another victim as former NASCAR champion Rusty Wallace has decided to temporarily shut down his two-car Nationwide Series team.
A press released stated that, “While the organization’s day-to-day competition activities will temporarily cease, key elements of RWR’s business staff will remain in place to continue development of future opportunities.
“The [...]

Bayne, Wood Brothers To Defend At Daytona
Thursday, Jan 5, 2012 – 18:12 | One Comment
Bayne, Wood Brothers To Defend At Daytona

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With sponsorship in place, the Wood Brothers Racing team and driver Trevor Bayne will return to Daytona International Speedway next month to defend the Daytona 500 championship they won last year.
Ford Customer Service Division and brands Motorcraft and Quick Lane  announced Thursday that it will continue to sponsor the No. 21 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series [...]

Whitt To Drive For Earnhardt
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012 – 15:41 | Comments Off
Whitt To Drive For Earnhardt

JR Motorsports announced Wednesday that Cole Whitt has been tabbed to drive the company’s Nationwide Series No. 88 Chevrolet in 2012.
Whitt, a 20-year-old native of Alpine, Calif., will also compete for Sunoco Rookie-of-the-Year honors. He comes to JR Motorsports from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, where he finished ninth in last year’s championship standings [...]

INDYCAR Names Barfield To Be New Race Director
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012 – 11:11 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Names Barfield To Be New Race Director

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The INDYCAR Series named Beaux Barfield as its new race director and president of competition on Wednesday.
Barfield was introduced at a press conference at Indianapolis Motor speedway.
He comes into a series that had numerous complaints about race officiating and rules during the 2011 season.
“I certainly come in here and think I can make a difference,” [...]