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Q&A: Bad Brad Doesn’t Dodge Questions About Fords
Thursday, 10 Jan, 2013 – 16:34 | Comments Off
Q&A: Bad Brad Doesn’t Dodge Questions About Fords

Defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski was one of a handful of drivers who visited the media center at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, the first day of the three-day Preseason Thunder open test.
Keselowski, whose Penske Racing operation has moved from Dodges to Fords for the coming NASCAR season, talked about the past, present and [...]

The 2013 Rolex 24 Will Have Designated Villain
Thursday, 10 Jan, 2013 – 10:11 | 5 Comments
The 2013 Rolex 24 Will Have Designated Villain

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Some random racin’ thoughts:
Juan Pablo Montoya may want to give the safety equipment in his BMW Riley prototype some extra attention before he takes to the track in this year’s Rolex 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway.
Montoya, the former Formula 1 bad boy, has morphed neatly into being the Grand-Am [...]

Waltrip To Drive For Swan In Upcoming Daytona 500
Thursday, 10 Jan, 2013 – 9:49 | Comments Off
Waltrip To Drive For Swan In Upcoming Daytona 500

Michael Waltrip will drive Swan Racing’s No. 30 car in next month’s Daytona 500.
Waltrip will be reunited with former crew chief Tony Eury Jr. in the race, which will mark Swan Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut.
The partnering of Waltrip, who is a two-time winner of the 500, with Swan is for just the one [...]

A Cliff-Dweller’s Guide to 2012 Racing Faves
Wednesday, 2 Jan, 2013 – 9:33 | Comments Off
A Cliff-Dweller’s Guide to 2012 Racing Faves

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Awoke on New Year’s Day after dreaming I had driven my Guards Red 1987 Porsche Turbo off of something called a “Fiscal Cliff.” Actually, that was probably a delayed reaction to my latest repair bill.
As for that cliff, I drove off of that sucker in June of 2008, when I [...]

Gen 6 Cup Cars Prove Comfy-Cozy For Gen 6 Drivers
Thursday, 13 Dec, 2012 – 11:19 | One Comment
Gen 6 Cup Cars Prove Comfy-Cozy For Gen 6 Drivers

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
If you’re an old-schooler – one who thinks that stock car racing was better back in the day because driving cars that were actually showroom-based offered a better test of men and machine than have modern Sprint Cup cars – the new Gen 6 vehicles tested this week at Charlotte [...]

Earnhardt Jr. Likes Look, Feel Of His New Chevy
Tuesday, 11 Dec, 2012 – 17:07 | 2 Comments
Earnhardt Jr. Likes Look, Feel Of His New Chevy

CONCORD, N.C. – Some adjustments must still be made on the cars to be raced next year in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, but during Tuesday’s test at Charlotte Motor Speedway drivers were giving a nod of approval to the 2013 car nicknamed “Gen 6.”
“The cars drive really good,” said Dale Earnhardt Jr., who noted it [...]

Eury Jr. Hired as Crew Chief For Swan’s Stremme
Monday, 10 Dec, 2012 – 14:21 | Comments Off
Eury Jr. Hired as Crew Chief For Swan’s Stremme

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Tony Eury Jr. will return to the pit box next season.
Eury has been hired to be the crew chief for Swan Racing’s No. 30 Toyota driven by David Stremme for the 2013 season the team announced Monday.
“We have a long-term vision for Swan Racing and the addition of Tony Jr. is another step in that [...]

Keselowski Named Winner Of 2012 DOTY Award
Thursday, 6 Dec, 2012 – 10:01 | Comments Off
Keselowski Named Winner Of 2012 DOTY Award

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Brad Keselowski capped off The Year of the Beer Thursday when he was named winner of the 2012 Driver of the Year award.
The 28-year-old NASCAR Sprint Cup champion from Rochester Hills, Mich., won the DOTY honor by earning 18 votes from the panel of 19 media members who participate in [...]

Keselowski, Penske Take Center Stage In Vegas
Saturday, 1 Dec, 2012 – 9:21 | Comments Off
Keselowski, Penske Take Center Stage In Vegas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Comparing himself to a Powerball lottery-ticket dreamer, Brad Keselowski says he became a winner the day he signed-on with motorsports mogul Roger Penske and an organization seeking its belated first NASCAR championship.
Bradley Aaron Keselowski delivered Penske Racing its first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship in 2010, an accomplishment eclipsed by “Bad [...]

Here’s Hoping For Better Sources Of Inspiration
Friday, 30 Nov, 2012 – 11:07 | 3 Comments
Here’s Hoping For Better Sources Of Inspiration

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The Brad Keselowski Show has been a hoot. Fun bit after fun bit. Some bits well thought out and serious, some spontaneous and humorous. Almost all, insightful. No doubt there will be more of the same when the 2012 Sprint Cup champion steps right up to the microphone for his [...]