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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 [...]
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,” [...]
Tommy Baldwin Racing added David Reutimann to the team’s 2012 driver Sprint Cup lineup alongside Dave Blaney. Still seeking sponsorship for both Reutimann and Blaney, details regarding car number, sponsors and team members will follow in the upcoming weeks.
Reutimann, a Zephyrhills, Fla., native, made his first NSCS start in 2005. He competed in four full [...]
Scotland’s Allan McNish will return to Daytona International Speedway later this month to run in the Rolex 24-hour event.
He will be co-driving a Riley-Ford for Starworks Motorsports.
A two-time winner of the Le Mans 24-hour race, McNish will be attempting to win at Daytona for the first time in his storied racing career.
Dumfries-born McNish, who celebrated [...]
Turner Motorsports, along with Great Clips, Inc., announced Monday that Kasey Kahne will increase his time behind the wheel of the No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet in 2012 to compete in 15 NASCAR Nationwide Series events.
Brad Sweet, who has competed on a limited basis in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the last two [...]
Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will return to Tulsa, Okla., to compete in the 2012 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals it was announced Monday.
Joining Stewart on his Tony Stewart Racing team at the annual event will be NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., USAC champion Bryan Clauson and 2011 POWRi rookie of [...]
Phoenix Racing announced Thursday that it has hired former Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch to drive one of its cars in 2012.
“I’m very happy to join Phoenix Racing and after entertaining a lot of quality offers, there’s no better place for me,” said Busch, winner of 24 Sprint Cup races, as well as the 2010 [...]
A first-ever event in China and two venues that return after multi-year absences highlight the IZOD IndyCar Series schedule for 2012 announced Thursday.
The 2012 season, which will feature the return of engine manufacturer competition and a new universal chassis produced by Dallara Automobili, kicks off Sunday, March 25, with the eighth Honda Grand Prix of [...]
AJ Foyt Racing has hired Long Beach Grand Prix winner Mike Conway to drive the No. 14 ABC Supply Honda in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series.
Conway, who won the Long Beach Grand Prix in his 26th IndyCar start, brings strength on the road courses to the team. In 2011, he qualified in the [...]
Conquest Endurance announced Monday that it is the importer and distributor the OAK-Pescarolo cars in the United States and will field a car in the LMP2 class for 2012.
The newly formed Conquest Endurance entity is a subsidiary of the Conquest Racing Team managed by Eric Bachelart, currently a team owner in the IZOD IndyCar Series.