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Austin Track Adds MotoGP
Thursday, 4 Oct, 2012 – 16:26 | Comments Off on Austin Track Adds MotoGP
Austin Track Adds MotoGP

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MotoGP, the world’s premier motorcycle racing world championship, will join the roster of events competing at Circuit of The Americas via a three-day schedule booked for April 19-21, 2013.
With the …

SunTrust Rises, Ganassi Holds On In Grand-Am Finale
Sunday, 30 Sep, 2012 – 9:13 | Comments Off on SunTrust Rises, Ganassi Holds On In Grand-Am Finale
SunTrust Rises, Ganassi Holds On In Grand-Am Finale

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Max Angelelli and Ricky Taylor of Suntrust Wayne Taylor Racing scored their third consecutive Lime Rock Park race victory and Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas of Chip Ganassi Racing wrapped up their third consecutive Daytona …

Furniture Row Knows: Used Stuff Can Be Bargain
Saturday, 29 Sep, 2012 – 9:19 | 3 Comments
Furniture Row Knows: Used Stuff Can Be Bargain

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Some racing thoughts:
The old mailback seems to tell this story: Fans think hiring Kurt Busch was a huge mistake on the part of Furniture Row Racing.
The thought here is that …

Grand-Am Releases 2013 Schedule Of Races
Friday, 28 Sep, 2012 – 10:09 | Comments Off on Grand-Am Releases 2013 Schedule Of Races
Grand-Am Releases 2013 Schedule Of Races

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GRAND-AM Road Racing announced its 2013 schedule on Friday and it includes three new events and a combined weekend with the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
Both the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series …

Graf Earns Pole At VIR
Friday, 14 Sep, 2012 – 19:52 | Comments Off on Graf Earns Pole At VIR
Graf Earns Pole At VIR

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Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set a track record en route to pole position for Saturday’s VIR 240 – the first race at the circuit for the American Le Mans Series presented by …

Reminder: Bowyer Won Final Non-Chase Race
Thursday, 13 Sep, 2012 – 10:24 | Comments Off on Reminder: Bowyer Won Final Non-Chase Race
Reminder: Bowyer Won Final Non-Chase Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Racing thoughts from the last week or so:
Quick: Who won the race at Richmond?
The point: Probably the most irrelevant person in racing every year is the driver who wins the …

Drivers: Merged Sports Car Series Facing Big Q’s
Wednesday, 12 Sep, 2012 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Drivers: Merged Sports Car Series Facing Big Q’s
Drivers: Merged Sports Car Series Facing Big Q’s

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – It took years of difficult start-and-stop talks before the leaders of North America’s two top sports car series could finally agree to a merger. But now, according to drivers from those …

Segal/Assentato, Ferrari Win GT Championship
Sunday, 9 Sep, 2012 – 19:58 | Comments Off on Segal/Assentato, Ferrari Win GT Championship
Segal/Assentato, Ferrari Win GT Championship

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The driving duo of Jeff Segal and Emil Assentato finished second at Leguna Seca on Sunday but won the GRAND-AM Rolex GT championship.
Dane Cameron and Wayne Nonnamaker scoreed a breakthrough GT race victory.
In the Daytona …

Corvettes Sweep Front Row at Laguna Seca
Saturday, 8 Sep, 2012 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Corvettes Sweep Front Row at Laguna Seca
Corvettes Sweep Front Row at Laguna Seca

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Richard Westbrook, driving the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP with Antonio Garcia, upstaged both pre-pole favorites with a lap of 1:21.042 (99.415 mph) around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s 11-turn, 2.238 mile track and …

GRAND-AM, ALMS Sports Car Series To Merge
Wednesday, 5 Sep, 2012 – 9:14 | Comments Off on GRAND-AM, ALMS Sports Car Series To Merge
GRAND-AM, ALMS Sports Car Series To Merge

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Begining in 2014, there will be just one major sports car series operating in the United States as officials of the Rolex GRAND-AM and American Le Mans Series announced Wednesday …