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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 [...]

Baldwin Hires Pemberton
Monday, Feb 6, 2012 – 16:03 | Comments Off
Baldwin Hires Pemberton

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Tommy Baldwin Racing hired Ryan Pemberton to lead the No. 36 Sprint Cup team as crew chief for Dave Blaney.
Pemberton spent the last three years as screw chief for the No. 83 car at now-defunct Red Bull Racing. He has been a crew chief since 1997.
The No. 36 team’s 2012 schedule is still being finalized [...]

NHRA Names New Chief Starter
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012 – 15:03 | Comments Off
NHRA Names New Chief Starter

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Mark Lyle, long-time starter in NHRA’s Division 6 and a certified team member of the NHRA Safety Safari presented by AAA, has been named official NHRA Chief Starter, one of drag racing’s most storied positions. There have only been two chief starters in the sport’s 60-plus year history, Buster Couch (1955-1996) and Rick Stewart (1996-2011).
Beginning [...]

PIR hosts Checkered Flag Run
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 – 20:17 | Comments Off

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PHOENIX – Race fans and motorcycle enthusiasts will celebrate diversity during the 2nd Annual Checkered Flag Run to Phoenix International Raceway’s NASCAR Weekend on March 2-3. The exciting two-day event will include a ride to Phoenix International Raceway and an opportunity to enjoy the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race.
“We [...]

Deal Assures Danica Spot In Daytona 500 Field
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 – 17:24 | One Comment
Deal Assures Danica Spot In Daytona 500 Field

Stewart-Haas Racing on Tuesday announced it has taken steps to ensure that Danica Patrick will race in next month’s Daytona 500.
SHR has entered into a collaborative partnership with Tommy Baldwin Racing  where TBR will field the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet Impala for all 10 of Danica Patrick’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 2012.
The alliance [...]

Medlen Returns To JFR
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 – 16:25 | Comments Off
Medlen Returns To JFR

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Former John Force Racing crew chief John Medlen said Tuesday that he will return to JFR in the new capacity of Director of Technology and Safety.
“I found out John Medlen became available over the weekend and I offered him a job to come back to work with us on safety,” team owner John Force said. [...]

Barrichello Testing Indycar
Monday, Jan 30, 2012 – 17:42 | Comments Off
Barrichello Testing Indycar

Formula 1 veteran Rubens Barrichello drove an Indycar on Monday and said afterward that he is unsure if the drive would lead him to a job in 2012 with the Indianapolis-based series.
“We’ll see,” said Barrichello, who drove a second car prepared by KV Racing Technology at Sebring International Raceway in Florida when asked if fans [...]

Ford Riley’s Lead At 16-Hour Mark
Sunday, Jan 29, 2012 – 8:55 | Comments Off
Ford Riley’s Lead At 16-Hour Mark

As daylight began returning to Central Florida on Saturday, it showed that Ford’s and Riley’s  impressive showings in the Rolex 24-hour race at Daytona International werecontinuing.
In the lead in the Daytona Prototype class at the 16-hour mark was the No. 60 Ford Riley of Michael Shank Racing. Behind the wheel was Justin Wilson.
Second was the [...]

Starworks Leads After Four Hours At 24
Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 – 19:39 | Comments Off
Starworks Leads After Four Hours At 24

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After four hours of racing in the Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway, the No. 8 Ford Riley of Starworks Motorsports, with Alan McNish at the wheel, had the lead in the Daytona Prototype category.
In second place in DP was the No. 60 Ford Riley of Michael Shank Racing which was being [...]

Roush Jr. Wins At Daytona
Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 – 8:46 | Comments Off
Roush Jr. Wins At Daytona

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Jack Roush Jr. and Billy Johnson put a definitive end to two years of non-finishing disappointment at Daytona International Speedway Friday afternoon, when they won the BMW Performance 200 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.
The series’ season-opener on the 3.56-mile, 12-turn DIS layout was a prelude to Saturday’s historic 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona [...]