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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 [...]

Starworks, Brumos Win Rolex Poles
Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Starworks, Brumos Win Rolex Poles

Qualifying for the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona produced an upset Thursday, with the No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Ford Riley capturing the Daytona Prototype pole for the twice-around-the-clock classic at Daytona International Speedway.
Ryan Dalziel of Orlando turned a fast lap of 1 minute, 41.119-seconds and 126.741 mph on the 3.56-mile, 12-turn road-course. [...]

Pocono’s ‘Doc” Passes Away
Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 – 14:20 | Comments Off
Pocono’s ‘Doc” Passes Away

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Dr. Joseph Mattioli, Pocono Raceway Founder and Chairman of the Board, passed away today at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Center following a lengthy illness. He was 86.
“Doc” as he was known to friends and associates, was one of the most respected and admired men in automobile racing. He founded Pocono Raceway in the early 1960’s [...]

NASCAR Ends Secret Fines
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 – 18:26 | Comments Off
NASCAR Ends Secret Fines

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NASCAR issued a statement on Wednesday saying its officials would end the practice of issuing so-called secret fines.
Instead, the statement said, NASCAR will publicly disclose the fines it issues.
“NASCAR will no longer issue fines that are undisclosed,” NASCAR’s statement said. “We looked at this issue from every angle and gathered feedback from the industry.
“While there [...]

Tour Notes: Kentucky Says No Clogs; Kahne In Court
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 – 13:24 | Comments Off
Tour Notes: Kentucky Says No Clogs; Kahne In Court

Notes and quotes from Day 3 Wednesday of the annual NASCAR Media Tour:
One of the biggest stories of the 2011 Spring Cup season will not be a big story in 2012, officials at Kentucky Speedway said.
During a morning stop on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, those officials promised that [...]

Lotus Testing Picks Up Steam At Homestead
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 – 9:47 | Comments Off
Lotus Testing Picks Up Steam At Homestead

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Team Barracuda – BHA driver Alex Tagliani took to the road course of Homestead Miami-Speedway on Monday and Tuesday for the second in a series of engine tests for the new, Lotus-powered Dallara DW12.
The Lotus test team, comprised of crew members from Bryan Herta Autosport, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and HVM Racing, completed two successful [...]

F1 Begins Texas Ticketing
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 – 8:27 | 2 Comments
F1 Begins Texas Ticketing

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AUSTIN, Texas – Circuit of The Americas has launched its ticketing process with a Select Seating Wait List for events beginning with the Formula One United States Grand Prix scheduled for Nov. 16-18, 2012.
Select Seating Wait List is the first ticketing stage designed to help fans purchase seats.
“We are receiving great interest in tickets every [...]

Ford Rolls Out Its 2013 “Driveway” Fusion
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 – 19:05 | One Comment
Ford Rolls Out Its 2013 “Driveway” Fusion

News and notes from Tueday’s Day 2 of the Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Media Tour:
NASCAR officials and Ford officials took the opportunity of the annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour to roll out the new Ford Fusion which will compete in the Sprint Cup Series beginning in 2013.
And in introducing the car, all said they [...]

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 [...]