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McNish To Drive In Rolex 24
Tuesday, 3 Jan, 2012 – 9:34 | Comments Off
McNish To Drive In Rolex 24

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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 [...]

Stewart Heads RacinToday.com 2011 All Pro Team
Monday, 2 Jan, 2012 – 13:12 | One Comment
Stewart Heads RacinToday.com 2011 All Pro Team

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It wasn’t so much that Tony Stewart won the 2011 Sprint Cup championship which made his season so remarkable. It was how he did it – with a walk-off victory over second-place Carl Edwards in the final race of the year.
Dramatic much?
For both what and how he won his third [...]

Sturbin: Ten Big Memories From 2011 Season
Sunday, 1 Jan, 2012 – 10:28 | One Comment
Sturbin: Ten Big Memories From 2011 Season

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Completely sober when the ball in New York City’s Times Square dropped – and failed to land anywhere close to Lady Gaga – I admit to immediately clicking over to ESPN to watch extreme sports dudes Robbie Maddison and Levi LaVallee ring-in 2012 via record-setting ramp-to-ramp jumps on a motorcycle [...]

Pedley: Montoya To Be On Watch List At Rolex
Wednesday, 28 Dec, 2011 – 12:03 | One Comment
Pedley: Montoya To Be On Watch List At Rolex

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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After climbing out of his BMW Riley for the final time at last year’s Rolex 24, Juan Pablo Montoya cut loose with jokes. Jokes about his aggressive driving style and on-track tactics. Jokes that produced more innovative curse words than laughs in the paddock at Daytona International Speedway.
Jokes whose punchlines, [...]

Muscle Milk Teams Up With Honda
Wednesday, 21 Dec, 2011 – 7:58 | Comments Off
Muscle Milk Teams Up With Honda

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Muscle Milk Pickett Racing announced it has turned to Honda Performance Development for the upcoming American Le Mans Series season and will run the HPD ARX-03a in the LMP1 class.
The team will continue to have Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr drive its cars.
“We’re very proud to announce this deal with HPD as we feel confident [...]

Conquest To Field LMP2 Pescarolo Car In ALMS
Monday, 19 Dec, 2011 – 15:34 | Comments Off
Conquest To Field LMP2 Pescarolo Car In ALMS

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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.
It [...]

Von Moltke, Norman To Drive APR R8
Thursday, 15 Dec, 2011 – 8:58 | Comments Off
Von Moltke, Norman To Drive APR R8

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APR Motorsport has announced that Dion von Moltke and Dr. Jim Norman will drive the team’s Audi R8 GRAND-AM for the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series season.
Von Moltke, from Coral Gables, Fla., will be returning to the team with which he started his professional driving career. Von Molkte competed with APR in the Continental [...]

Pedley: Time To Describe Some Nouns
Monday, 12 Dec, 2011 – 10:31 | Comments Off
Pedley: Time To Describe Some Nouns

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Race fans, it’s an Adjective Day…
Curious – A lot of signs point to the hiring of David Ragan by Penske Racing. The job, of course, being to take the place of Kurt Busch in the No. 22 Dodge.
And a good job it is: The previous driver was in the Chase [...]

Another Season, Another Challenge For Taylor
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2011 – 14:13 | Comments Off
Another Season, Another Challenge For Taylor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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An ever-so-slight hint of exasperation tinged Ricky Taylor’s voice as he talked about this week’s Rolex GRAND-AM Series test at the Daytona road course. Yet another challenge was blitzing the young sports car driver and his career, and the 22-year-old sounded ready but cautious on the other end of the [...]

Waltrip Gets Taste Of Daytona’s Road Racing Circuit
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2011 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Waltrip Gets Taste Of Daytona’s Road Racing Circuit

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Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip knows every inch of the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway trioval.
On Wednesday, Waltrip familiarized himself with the twists-and-turns of the 3.56-mile road course during the final session of the two-day December Rolex 24 At Daytona test.
An owner/driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with Michael Waltrip Racing, Waltrip tested a [...]