Fri, 27/02/15 – 18:25 | No Comment

Police have found the Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Georgia.
The car was found in Loganville, Ga., north of Atlanta on Saturday.
Team Xtreme Racing had withdrawn from Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway because somebody had stolen the No. 44 Chevrolet.
The [...]

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Logano On Pole At MIS
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Joey Logano on Friday edged Kurt Busch for the top starting spot in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400, the 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season.
The Penske Racing driver’s pole winning laps was at a Michigan International Speedway  track record 203.695 mph and was the sixth of Logano’s career, his first at Michigan, his first [...]

Fri, 08/16/13 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Montoya On Future: ‘I Want To Be In A Winning Car’
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
BROOKLYN, Mich. – After posting just five top 10 finishes in 22 Sprint Cup starts this year, Juan Pablo Montoya received official notification earlier this week that he won’t return to Chip Ganassi’s No. 42 in 2014.
Montoya saw the writing on the wall earlier this year when the team chose [...]

Fri, 08/16/13 – 15:04 | One Comment
Hartley’s Star Is Rising At Starworks Motorsport
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Starworks Motorsport team owner Peter Baron looks the part of pretty laid-back guy. Walking the Grand-Am paddocks at Kansas Speedway in wrinkled work pants that at one time must have been white, and a gray, very loosely tucked polo shirt, he looks like he just got [...]

Fri, 08/16/13 – 7:13 | Comments Off
No. 90 Vette Is Out To Improve Spirits In Kansas
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – There wasn’t even the slightest hint of resentment from Daytona Prototype driver Richard Westbrook when he was asked the awkward question about the disappointment level of his and his team’s performance during the 2013 Grand-Am Rolex season.
Probably because such questions have been fired his way fairly [...]

Thu, 08/15/13 – 8:46 | Comments Off
New Guy Luhr Takes First Laps In An Indy Car
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Fifteen drivers, including a pair making their IZOD IndyCar Series debuts, completed a one-day manufacturer/team test at Sonoma Raceway on Tuesday in preparation for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Aug. 23-25.
Five-time American Le Mans Series champion Lucas Luhr, who will drive for Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing in Sonoma, completed 10 laps around the 12-turn, [...]

Wed, 08/14/13 – 17:57 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: Rally Cross – A Jump Into Big Time?
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
HAMPTON, Ga. – One is tempted to suggest that Global Rally Cross is all cap and not enough cattle.
Rally cross may be the next big thing in American motor racing – or not – but it will certainly not expire from a lack of publicity. It gets plenty each time [...]

Wed, 08/14/13 – 7:56 | Comments Off
Vickers To Race Full Time In 2014
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Brian Vickers will be back in a Sprint Cup car full time next season as it was announced Tuesday that Michael Waltrip Racing will put him into the No. 55 ride he has been sharing with Mark Martin.
“I can’t put into words how this makes me feel,” said 29-year-old Vickers. “I’ve really found my home [...]

Tue, 08/13/13 – 10:37 | Comments Off
Cup’s Johnson Adds DOTY To His Award Pile
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Leading his series’ points standings and tied for its lead in race victories, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jimmie Johnson has been elected the second-quarter winner of the Driver of the Year Award.
The five-time Cup champion tallied more than twice the points of his nearest challenger in the quarterly voting by an elite panel of American [...]

Tue, 08/13/13 – 8:36 | Comments Off
Aussie Ambrose Is A Triple Threat At Watkins Glen
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
His tenure Down Under has served Marcos Ambrose particularly well in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, where a bit of NASCAR history beckons the native Australian at Watkins Glen International.
Ambrose is working on a two-race Sprint Cup Series winning streak heading into Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at The [...]

Mon, 08/12/13 – 7:35 | Comments Off
Honda Wins But Delta Wing Soars At Road America
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Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf rolled to their fifth consecutive American Le Mans Series on Sunday, winning at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
But to get the overall victory, the Pickett Racing duo and their HPD ARX-03c had to hold off a strong challenge by the revolutionary DeltaWing LM12, which had its best showing to date.
The [...]

Mon, 08/12/13 – 7:20 | Comments Off