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Mechanical Issues Slow Gordon
Tuesday, 6 Jan, 2015 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Mechanical Issues Slow Gordon
Mechanical Issues Slow Gordon

Robby Gordon’s deficit in the 37th annual Dakar Rally went from miniscule to massive during Monday’s Second Stage, seriously damaging the Californian’s bid to become the first American to win the international off-road marathon.
Gordon’s second-place finish after Sunday’s opening sector left him 42 seconds behind Orlando Terranova of Argentina. But Gordon’s Traxxas/Toyo Tires Gordini […]

Gordon Blasts To Hot Start In Dakar
Monday, 5 Jan, 2015 – 11:07 | Comments Off on Gordon Blasts To Hot Start In Dakar
Gordon Blasts To Hot Start In Dakar

American Robby Gordon got off to a solid start in the 37th Dakar Rally Sunday, bringing his HST Gordini to Villas Carlos Paz, Argentina, in second place – 42 seconds behind overall leader Orlando Terranova.
Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah originally finished ahead of Terranova, of Argentina, and Gordon after the 833-kilometer section that started in […]

Gordon To Take On Off-Road Big Boys At Dakar Rally
Friday, 2 Jan, 2015 – 9:51 | Comments Off on Gordon To Take On Off-Road Big Boys At Dakar Rally
Gordon To Take On Off-Road Big Boys At Dakar Rally

After a full year of work, thousands of miles of testing and countless all-nighters, Robby Gordon and his HST Gordini race car have been reunited in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in preparation for Sunday’s start of the 2015 Dakar Rally.
Over its 35-year history, the Dakar Rally has evolved into what widely is considered the ultimate […]

Race Notes: Darrell Wallace Jr. Joins Roush Fenway
Thursday, 18 Dec, 2014 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Race Notes: Darrell Wallace Jr. Joins Roush Fenway
Race Notes: Darrell Wallace Jr. Joins Roush Fenway

Roush Fenway Racing announced that Darrell Wallace Jr. will drive the No. 6 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR’s second-tier Xfinity Series next season.
The 21-year-old Wallace has posted five wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – where, a year ago, he drove at Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports – including four […]

Ganassi Pairs Hand With Pruett In Tudor Car
Tuesday, 16 Dec, 2014 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Ganassi Pairs Hand With Pruett In Tudor Car
Ganassi Pairs Hand With Pruett In Tudor Car

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates closed out a big month of news by announcing Tuesday that Joey Hand will replace Memo Rojas as co-driver of the team’s No. 01 Daytona Prototype car in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series.
Hand will team with veteran Scott Pruett in the car, which was a multiple-season champion […]

Health Problems Again Strike Vickers
Monday, 15 Dec, 2014 – 16:20 | Comments Off on Health Problems Again Strike Vickers
Health Problems Again Strike Vickers

Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers will miss the beginning of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season because of health issues.
Vickers’ body, it was reported Monday, was rejecting the patch inserted to repair a hole in his heart in 2010.
On Saturday, he had surgery to repair the hole in his heart.
“Brian has been a part […]

NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs
Sunday, 14 Dec, 2014 – 9:19 | Comments Off on NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs
NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs

Drivers who seldom get much national attending were honored Saturday night at the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions.
“This championship was a dream a few years ago,” said 26-year-old Abraham Calderone of Monterrey, Mexico driver as he accepted the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series title. “It was really hard. But now that it’s real, it’s way […]

Button, Alonso To Drive For McLaren In 2015
Friday, 12 Dec, 2014 – 12:19 | Comments Off on Button, Alonso To Drive For McLaren In 2015
Button, Alonso To Drive For McLaren In 2015

All the conjecture surrounding Jenson Button’s impending exit from McLaren and the FIA Formula One World Championship turned out to be complete rubbish.
Button will contest his sixth season with McLaren in 2015 alongside Fernando Alonso, who rejoins the team after five seasons with Scuderia Ferrari. The pairing of Alonso and Button _ who have won […]

Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams
Thursday, 11 Dec, 2014 – 16:46 | Comments Off on Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams
Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams

The International Motor Sports Association today delivered 2015 sporting regulations and technical regulations to teams entered to participate in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship in 2015.
The Tudor series will kick off its second season of competition at the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 three-day test at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 9-11.
“We requested and […]

Tires Tested In Charlotte
Wednesday, 10 Dec, 2014 – 20:30 | Comments Off on Tires Tested In Charlotte
Tires Tested In Charlotte

NASCAR and Goodyear completed a two-day tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Wednesday. Four teams participated in the test, which was conducted under the 2015 Sprint Cup rules package.
The four teams and drivers that participated in the test were No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford (Sam Hornish Jr.), No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota […]