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Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals
Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 – 20:51 | Comments Off
Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals

John Force, who won just one NHRA Funny Car event in 2011, started the 2012 season with a victory in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals in Pomona, Calif. on Sunday.
Also collecting class victories at Pomona were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel and Greg Anderson in Pro Stock.
To get his victory, Force beat teammate/employee Mike Neff [...]

Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 20:54 | Comments Off
Field Is Set For Winternational Eliminations

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Rain shortened the final day of qualifying for the NHRA’s season-opening O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals Saturday, but it did not wash it out all together.
All three classes got in one of the scheduled two rounds of qualifying at the Pomona, Calif. strip.
Morgan Lucas raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel while Robert [...]

Kahne Has Surgery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 17:49 | Comments Off
Kahne Has Surgery

Hendrick Motorsports said in a statement today that driver Kasey Kahne will be ready for the Feb. 18 Budweiser Shootout, the Feb. 26 Daytona 500 and all of Daytona Speedweeks after undergoing successful outpatient knee surgery this morning.
Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Chevrolets, had an MRI Thursday after experiencing swelling in his left knee. [...]

Townley Out After DUI Arrest
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 9:28 | Comments Off
Townley Out After DUI Arrest

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RAB Racing with Brack Maggard announced that as a result of his recent DUI arrest, John Wes Townley will be replaced as driver of their No. 09 Toyota Tundra until his return is deemed appropriate.
“Obviously, this is an unfortunate situation,” said Robby Benton, owner of RAB Racing with Brack Maggard. “However, we have to react [...]

Andretti To Promote Race At Milwaukee Mile
Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 – 8:42 | Comments Off
Andretti To Promote Race At Milwaukee Mile

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The Andretti name has always been well-known around the Milwaukee area. It will become even better known after Friday’s announcement that IndyCar racing will return to the historick Milwaukee Mile.
Andretti Sports Marketing Wisconsin, led by IndyCar team owner Michael Andretti, will promote the Milwaukee IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile, June 15 and 16. The Father’s [...]

Tasca Makes Funny Car Move At Winternationals
Friday, Feb 10, 2012 – 20:29 | Comments Off
Tasca Makes Funny Car Move At Winternationals

Bob Tasca raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car action Friday at the 52nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Auto Club Speedway.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also raced to the provisional top qualifying spot
in their respective categories at the [...]

First Passes Of 2012 Are In Books
Thursday, Feb 9, 2012 – 19:11 | Comments Off
First Passes Of 2012 Are In Books

The first round of qualifying in the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series was held on Thursday and making the fastest passes were Morgan Lucas in Top Fuel, Jack Beckman in Funny Car and Mike Edwards in Pro Stock.
The first event of the season is the 52nd O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals in Pomona, Calif.
Lucas’ [...]

JD Motorsports Adds Second NNS Car
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012 – 17:39 | Comments Off
JD Motorsports Adds Second NNS Car

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JD Motorsports announced Wednesday that it will field a second car for the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series season.
Johnny Davis, owner of JD Motorsports, will field the No. 4 Chevrolet to double their efforts on the track this season.
Mike Wallace will continue to drive the No. 01 Chevrolet for JD Motorsports on a full-time basis with [...]

INDYCAR Rolls Out Its New Rulebook
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012 – 20:31 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Rolls Out Its New Rulebook

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Sporting and technical regulations that comprise the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series rulebook were distributed electronically to teams by INDYCAR on Tuesday.
INDYCAR President of Competition and IZOD IndyCar Series Race Director Beaux Barfield said the goal was to re-format the 2012 rulebook for ease of use in conjunction with the debut of the Dallara DW12 chassis [...]

Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012 – 8:22 | Comments Off
Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans

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Dyson Racing has accepted two automatic entry invitations for this year’s 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16th and 17th.
The team will enter two new Lola B12/60 coupes in the race, powered by upgraded versions of the same AER-built Mazda engines that took the team to the American Le Mans [...]