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Tour Notes: No. 11 Team Plans Comeback
Monday, Jan 23, 2012 – 20:46 | Comments Off
Tour Notes: No. 11 Team Plans Comeback

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Notes and quotes from Monday’s Day 1 of the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour:
2011 season was a step-back season for Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing. He and his team followed their strong run for the Chase championship the year before with a one-win season in which they made the playoffs but never really [...]

Peugeot Withdrawal Reaction
Thursday, Jan 19, 2012 – 11:33 | Comments Off
Peugeot Withdrawal Reaction

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Officials at French automaker Peugeot announced Wednesday that their company will not compete at the LMP1 level of road racing this year.
They cited economic conditions for their decisions.
The company has sent a couple of factory-backed cars to American Le Mans Series sponsored by Patron events at American tracks like Sebring and Road Atlanta the past [...]

Oriol Servia To Drive For Dreyer & Reinbold
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 – 14:45 | Comments Off
Oriol Servia To Drive For Dreyer & Reinbold

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Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced Tuesday that Spanish driver Oriol Servia will join the team full-time for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season.
Servia will be joining the Indianapolis-based squad for the first time.
The Spanish driver is coming off of a 2011 season in which he qualified third for the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, [...]

ALMS To Race At VIR In 2012
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 – 9:44 | Comments Off
ALMS To Race At VIR In 2012

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The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón has added Virginia International Raceway to its 2012 schedule.
The VIR race is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 as a four-hour enduro.
The first ALMS race at VIR – located in Danville, Va. – also will mark the first competition on the track’s 4.1-mile, 31-turn Grand Course. [...]

David Ragan In Front Row
Monday, Jan 16, 2012 – 9:22 | Comments Off
David Ragan In Front Row

Front Row Motorsports has signed David Ragan to drive the No. 34 Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Ragan, who drove for Roush Fenway Racing the last five seasons, joins Front Row veteran David Gilliland on the team.
Last season, Ragan won his first Cup race (Daytona in July), two poles, and four top-five and [...]

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 [...]