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Team Penske announced Monday that it is adding Simon Pagenaud as a fourth driver to its IndyCar Series team.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a four-time race winner in the Series. He will join 2014 series champion Will Power, multiple Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Indy 500 winner/former Formula One star Juan Pablo Montoya at Penske.
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Jimmie To Keselowski: We Are Not Dirty Rats
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jimmie Johnson, on behalf of Hendrick Motorsports, pled not guilty Friday to “ratting out” technical illegalities on the part of rival Penske Racing.
“In no way, shape or form,” the five-time champion said, did he or anybody on his team go running to NASCAR officials and tattle [...]

Fri, 04/19/13 – 14:30 | Comments Off
All Is Rosy For Busch As Cup Heads To Kansas
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Trending into Kansas Speedway for Sunday’s STP 400, it’s good to be the latest iteration of Kyle Busch.
“Rowdy” playfully grabbed a broom and swept out the stone floor of Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night after NASCAR’s NRA 500, his first Sprint Cup Series win on the high-banked, [...]

Fri, 04/19/13 – 10:16 | Comments Off
Schumacher, Team Adjusting Nicely In 2013
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Seven-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher is off to a hot NHRA-season start. Again. But this one, Schumacher said recently, is a bit different. A bit better in terms of how he and his team are heating up.
This season’s hot start, he said, is directly traceable to Don Schumacher Racing [...]

Wed, 04/17/13 – 13:39 | One Comment
NASCAR Issues Penalties To Three Sprint Cup Teams, Truck Driver
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NASCAR officials on Wednesday announced they had handed down penalties to three Sprint Cup Series teams for rules violations committed in last Saturday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The No. 56 car of Michael Waltrip Racing was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4J (any determination by NASCAR officials that [...]

Wed, 04/17/13 – 12:14 | Comments Off
Trucker Larson Holds Off Cupper Logano At The Rock
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Kyle Larson withstood a final-laps challenge from Joey Logano and went on to win Sunday’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Rockingham Speedway.
Larson, 20, won in only his fifth career start in the Truck Series and clearly had the fastest truck in the field all day, leading 187 of the [...]

Sun, 04/14/13 – 17:48 | Comments Off
It Was One ‘Rowdy’ Weekend In Fort Worth
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch broke out a broom and playfully swept the stone surface of Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, the perfect prop and photo-op for a guy who spent his weekend in Cowtown cleaning house.
Busch used a late-race pit stop to overhaul Martin Truex [...]

Sun, 04/14/13 – 8:28 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Caps Big Trip To Texas With Cup Win
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Kyle Busch pulled away on the final 16-lap green-flag run to win Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory Busch’s 26th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series  and comes a day after he won the Cup pole and the Nationwide Series event at the 1.5-mile quad-oval speedway.
The victory was Busch’s second of the season and [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 22:56 | Comments Off
Kids Running Wild At Rockingham
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Youth was served on Saturday at Rockingham Speedway, a facility chock full of rich, racing history.
Twenty-year-old phenom Kyle Larson carved up the rugged 1.017-mile oval like a seasoned pro to pace the 36 drivers who turned laps during opening practice for Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 17:00 | Comments Off
Keselowski-Johnson Rivalry Got Hot In Texas
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson says his NASCAR championship rivalry with Brad Keselowski  –heightened during last fall’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway – now has reached the point of recycling.
“Absolutely, I want to crush him,” Johnson said Friday at TMS, site of Saturday night’s NRA 500. “I [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 16:46 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins No. 6 At Texas Motor Speedway
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch rushed through his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole-award winning duties, changed uniforms at warp speed and wolfed down a meal before settling into his office for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The harried result? A record-setting sixth series victory in the [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 7:26 | Comments Off