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IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule
Wednesday, 18 Jan, 2017 – 19:10 | No Comment
IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule

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Continuity and consistency highlight the 2017 IndyCar Series television schedule.
In collaboration with ABC and NBC Sports Network, INDYCAR’s television calendar will see each race returning to the same network where it aired in 2016. The logic behind the schedule is based on continuing to seek opportunities to avoid broadcast conflicts with other major sporting events […]

Ford, Keselowski Engage In Development Program
Monday, 16 Jan, 2017 – 18:07 | No Comment
Ford, Keselowski Engage In Development Program

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In an effort to develop talent for its NASCAR program long-term, Ford Performance has initiated a multi-tiered driver development program. The first stage is a formal relationship with Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) and its Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) effort, where Ford has signed Chase Briscoe as one of the drivers for the 2017 season.
“We’re […]

Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2017 – 8:40 | No Comment
Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car

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In an unprecedented marketing move, Toyota has unveiled its 2018 NASCAR Camry race car in conjunction with the debut of the 2018 production Camry during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Following a dramatic redesign to its showroom counterpart, the Camry race car will compete on the racetrack in 2017 as Toyota defends its […]

Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
Tuesday, 10 Jan, 2017 – 8:08 | No Comment
Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indiana Donor Network is teaming up with Clauson-Marshall Racing to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation through Driven2SaveLives®. The campaign, which launched in 2016 around the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, now is expanding into dirt track racing with the hope of registering fans to become donors […]

Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
Monday, 9 Jan, 2017 – 17:53 | No Comment
Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl

By Len Hayward  | Correspondent
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The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals will take the green flag on Tuesday for its annual five-day extravaganza in Tulsa, Okla. that will feature the best midget racing of the season, but also with honors and tributes to two of its favorite sons.
This year’s event, the 31st, will be the […]

Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift
Friday, 6 Jan, 2017 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift
Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway has absorbed enough of the wet stuff from Mother Nature. And get ready for a triumphant return of the Texas Tire Monster to “The Great American Speedway” in 2017.
Following a 2016 season during which rain and subsequent track-drying efforts tested the patience of […]

Brian France Talks About The Family Business In Phoenix
Sunday, 13 Nov, 2016 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Brian France Talks About The Family Business In Phoenix
Brian France Talks About The Family Business In Phoenix

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Is Ben Kennedy being groomed to take over the NASCAR family business? It sure sounds like it.
The NASCAR Wire Service reports that during a keynote presentation Friday at Transitions West 2016, a family business conference held in Phoenix – site of this weekend’s racing – NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France shared stories of advice […]

Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi
Saturday, 1 Oct, 2016 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi
Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The 2016 Petit Le Mans was the end of an era for the Daytona Prototypes, concluding a 14-year run as the lead pony in what is now called the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Next year, the new generation of DPi cars will feature 2017-spec LMP2 chassis, manufacturer-oriented […]

Flat Spot On: Darlington or Bust(ed)
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2016 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Darlington or Bust(ed)
Flat Spot On: Darlington or Bust(ed)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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The first NASCAR race I covered was the first one I had ever seen, not an unusual event in newspaper sports departments of the mid-1970’s. The newest member of the staff, as in my case, often drew what was considered — when it came to stock car races — the […]