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Ford Motor Co. executives readily admit their desire this season is to seize the manufacturer’s championship in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a title they have not possessed since 2002.
Chevrolet dominated the competition for 13 years before Toyota dethroned the General Motors brand last year. Now Ford hungers to be the king of the […]

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New Honda Gets First Test
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Friday marked the kickoff to the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season as the Roar Before the Rolex 24 preseason test began at Daytona International Speedway.
The Roar served as the public debut of the all-new Honda Performance Development ARX-04b. Tequila Patrón ESM’s six drivers – Scott Sharp, Ed Brown, Johannes van Overbeek, Ryan Dalziel, Jon […]

Sat, 01/10/15 – 9:32 | Comments Off on New Honda Gets First Test
Andretti All Charged Up About Going E Racing
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Marco Andretti will plug into the environmentally-conscious and socially-hip FIA Formula E Championship Saturday with his debut in the Buenos Aires ePrix.
Andretti will drive the No. 28 Spark-Renault SRT–01E for father Michael’s Andretti Formula E Team in the Argentine resort city, the first-year series’ fourth race and resumption of its 2014-15 season.
“I’ve […]

Sat, 01/10/15 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Andretti All Charged Up About Going E Racing
Gordon Stays Strong At Dakar Rally
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Robby Gordon continued driving in top-five form during Stage 6 of the 37th annual Dakar Rally Friday, logging a fourth-place finish in the 277-kilometer trek from Antofagasta to Iquique, Chile.
Like Stage 5 on Thursday, Gordon ran strong from his third starting position and led the Car Class through the sector’s midpoint. Gordon and navigator Johnny […]

Sat, 01/10/15 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Gordon Stays Strong At Dakar Rally
Tudor Sports Cars Roar To Life In Daytona
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Big-time racing got off to a roaring start as testing for the 2015 Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway began on Friday, and it was one of motosports’ biggest teams that had the biggest day.
Chip Ganassi Racing had the fastest and second-fastest cars during the first of […]

Fri, 01/9/15 – 19:49 | Comments Off on Tudor Sports Cars Roar To Life In Daytona
Gordon Rebounds In Dakar Rally
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Steering clear of the “weird issues” that have plagued his first week of the Dakar Rally, American Robby Gordon hammered out a third-place finish during Stage 5 of the 37th annual off-road marathon.
Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell led through the early portion of Thursday’s 697-kilometer/433-mile sector from Copiapó to Antofagasta, Chile. But between the […]

Fri, 01/9/15 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Gordon Rebounds In Dakar Rally
Sarah Fisher Heading To Chili Bowl
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Sarah Fisher will return to her open-wheel racing roots next week during the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire in Tulsa, Okla.
The woman voted IndyCar’s Most Popular Driver four times will campaign the No. 67RW Midget for RW Motorsports, co-owned by Steve Weirich and Mario Rotondo, with Hartman Oil as […]

Thu, 01/8/15 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Sarah Fisher Heading To Chili Bowl
Mechanical Problems Again Slow Gordon In Dakar Rally
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An on-course stoppage for drivetrain repairs on Wednesday ruined Stage 4 of the 37th annual Dakar Rally for American Robby Gordon on the long and winding road to Copiapo, Chile.
Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell finished the 315-kilometer/196-mile stretch from Chilecito, Argentina, to Copiapó in northern Chile 1 hour, 23 minutes off the winning pace […]

Thu, 01/8/15 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Mechanical Problems Again Slow Gordon In Dakar Rally
Gordon Back in Gear At Dakar Rally
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Robby Gordon overcame a punctured tire to successfully rebound from Monday’s double dose of mechanical failures and post a morale-boosting 15th-place finish during Stage 3 of the 37th annual Dakar Rally.
Tuesday’s stage took the competitors from San Juan to Chilecito, Argentina. Starting 50th after a troublesome Second Stage, the Traxxas/Toyo Tires team of Gordon […]

Wed, 01/7/15 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Gordon Back in Gear At Dakar Rally
Roush Fenway Unveils 2015 Lineup of Crew Chiefs
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Roush Fenway Racing has filled out its roster of crew chiefs for the 2015 NASCAR season, which begins next month at Speedweeks in Daytona.
The lineup features the return of Bob Osborne. Osborne will call the shots for Trevor Bayne and the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford.
Osborne served as a crew chief at RFR from 2004 until […]

Tue, 01/6/15 – 16:20 | Comments Off on Roush Fenway Unveils 2015 Lineup of Crew Chiefs
Qatar Cuts Ties With Alan Johnson Racing
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NHRA Top Fuel team-owner Alan Johnson admittedly was blindsided Monday when informed the Qatar Racing Club was terminating funding for all motorsports activities in North America.
The decision most prominently affects the two-car Al-Anabi Racing Team operated by Alan Johnson Racing. While the decision reportedly was made during the final days […]

Tue, 01/6/15 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Qatar Cuts Ties With Alan Johnson Racing