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Pruett, Rojas Win At The Glen
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 22:39 | Comments Off
Pruett, Rojas Win At The Glen

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Five days after a three-race Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series winning streak ended in a first-lap crash, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas started a new streak Saturday in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW Riley by scoring their third consecutive victory in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.
Pruett led the final 30 of 191 laps [...]

Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen
Friday, 4 Jun, 2010 – 17:09 | Comments Off
Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen

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Scott Pruett shattered the Watkins Glen International track record Friday to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series
Pruett ran a lap of 1:40.562 (121.716 mph) in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley, and will join Jon Fogarty on the front row when the green flag waves [...]

SunTrust Halts Ganassi Bid
Monday, 31 May, 2010 – 17:35 | One Comment
SunTrust Halts Ganassi Bid

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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After a strong opening stint by Ricky Taylor, SunTrust Racing completed a dominant victory at Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park with Max Angelelli behind the wheel of the team’s Dallara-Ford. The fifth round of the Grand-Am Rolex Series was marred by an opening lap incident at the exit of Big Bend, where [...]

Ingram: ‘Silicon Hills’ Right For F1?
Friday, 28 May, 2010 – 6:59 | One Comment
Ingram: ‘Silicon Hills’ Right For F1?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Is the city of Austin the right location for Formula One’s return to the U.S.?
Including other major Texas cities, Austin is certainly a market big enough to host F1 and brings with it the allure of the American West, old-fashioned cowboy values and a new-fangled high tech image as well. [...]

Gossage Welcomes F1 To Austin; Not IRL To Houston
Thursday, 27 May, 2010 – 6:33 | 3 Comments
Gossage Welcomes F1 To Austin; Not IRL To Houston

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage says he would not consider the announced addition of Austin to the 2012 Formula One schedule as “an invasion” of Speedway Motorsports Inc.’s Lone Star State turf.
“I hope they have success because that’s what makes more race fans,” said Gossage, [...]

Ecclestone Says F1 To Austin in 2012
Wednesday, 26 May, 2010 – 13:45 | 4 Comments
Ecclestone Says F1 To Austin in 2012

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In an announcement that appeared on Formula One’s official website, F1 is scheduled to return to the U.S. on a purpose-built track in Austin, Tex. in 2012. At a time when New York and New Jeresey were most prominently mentioned as the site of an F1 race, the choice of [...]

Highcroft Wins Laguna Six-Hour
Saturday, 22 May, 2010 – 23:59 | 2 Comments
Highcroft Wins Laguna Six-Hour

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Highcroft Racing’s duel versus the pole-winning Lola-Mazda of Dyson Racing ended with 25 minutes remaining, giving the Connecticut team a come from behind victory in the six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. After the Dyson car broke, the former Acura chassis now designated an HPD driven by David Brabham, [...]

Ingram: Porsche Pushes Hybrid Envelope
Monday, 17 May, 2010 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Ingram: Porsche Pushes Hybrid Envelope

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Nurburgring, Germany –  You’ll have to excuse Hartmut Kristen, the director of Porsche’s motorsports program. If you start talking about green racing, he shrugs with his eyes and doesn’t quite conceal his disdain. Green racing may no longer be oxymoronic, but it’s also a phrase that’s [...]

US F1: What Went Wrong In America’s Comeback?
Sunday, 9 May, 2010 – 8:25 | 8 Comments
US F1: What Went Wrong In America’s Comeback?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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In the closing days of the US F1 team’s demise, Ken Anderson made a last-ditch proposal to the FIA requesting his team be allowed to begin its season at Barcelona, site of this weekend’s fifth round of the Formula One championship.
But the FIA decided the wheels had come off US [...]

Pruett, Ganassi Win Third Straight
Saturday, 24 Apr, 2010 – 19:50 | Comments Off
Pruett, Ganassi Win Third Straight

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Scott Pruett survived a pair of late-race restarts and a challenge by Burt Frisselle to win Saturday’s Bosch Engineering 250 before a record crowd at Virginia International Raceway.
The victory gave the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates BMW Riley started by Memo Rojas its third consecutive GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented [...]