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Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday that former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will return to the team and drive No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season.
“It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,” said Kenseth. “There aren’t many people who have […]

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Rahal Set To Electrify
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American-owned and based Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will field two cars in the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY electric racing series set to run in conjunction with the 2018-19 global FIA Formula E championship.
Led by Team Principal Bobby Rahal _ a three-time CART champion and 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner _ Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing is Jaguar Racing’s […]

Wed, 11/29/17 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Rahal Set To Electrify
Neff Returns To DSR
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Tony Schumacher will chase a ninth NHRA Top Fuel world championship in 2018 with a new crew chief.
Accomplished tuner Mike “Zippy” Neff has rejoined Don Schumacher Racing and will work with “The Sarge” in 2018, team-owner Don Schumacher announced Monday from the team’s headquarters in Brownsburg, Ind.
Neff, who finished the 2017 season at rival John […]

Tue, 11/28/17 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Neff Returns To DSR
Driver, Hero Bud Moore Dies
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Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated member of America’s “Greatest Generation” who went on to win NASCAR championships as car-owner and crew chief, has died at the age of 92.
The Spartanburg, S.C., native won NASCAR’s premier series title in 1957 as crew chief for Buck Baker and car-owner titles in 1962-63 with Joe Weatherly. Moore […]

Tue, 11/28/17 – 12:12 | Comments Off on Driver, Hero Bud Moore Dies
Alonso Hits Road In Sports Car
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Fernando Alonso logged his first test laps in an LMP2 car earlier this week as the Formula One superstar began preparations to compete with United Autosports in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, America’s most prestigious endurance sports car race.
A two-time Formula One World Driving Champion, Alonso tested the team’s Ligier JS P217 at Motorland […]

Thu, 11/23/17 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Alonso Hits Road In Sports Car
IndyCar Notes: Foyt Racing To Groove To Brazilian Beat In 2018
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AJ Foyt Racing’s complete sweep of its two-car driver lineup has stretched from Waller, Texas, to Novo Hamburgo, Brazil.
The latter location is the hometown of Matheus Leist, named last week to wheel the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet in the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning in 2018. Leist, 19, will team with fellow-Brazilian Tony Kanaan, who […]

Wed, 11/22/17 – 11:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Foyt Racing To Groove To Brazilian Beat In 2018
Two Exiting Stars Take Different Paths Out The Door
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As the 2017 NASCAR season drew to a close in the deepening darkness of Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday evening, so too did the driving careers of the sport’s two biggest stars of the 21st Century.
And the exits of those two careers were marked by the same kinds of attitudes that […]

Tue, 11/21/17 – 17:54 | 3 Comments
Roush Fenway Unveils Its Driver Development Lineup
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Roush Fenway Racing will field a driver development team in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) in 2018, with Ty Majeski, Austin Cindric and Chase Briscoe scheduled to share the company’s signature No. 60 Ford Mustang.
The project is intended to continue the progression and development of the three “Ford family” drivers and will be run by […]

Tue, 11/21/17 – 17:26 | Comments Off on Roush Fenway Unveils Its Driver Development Lineup
Furniture Row Stayed With It And Then Won It
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During those high-interest years of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, we all watched and snickered as NASCAR outsiders brashly barged their way into the sport and then, extremely quickly, barged their way out again sans their brashness.
Then there was one group of outsiders that did stay, and on […]

Mon, 11/20/17 – 10:43 | Comments Off on Furniture Row Stayed With It And Then Won It
Truex Wins Homestead; Earns First Championship
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch over the final laps to win Sunday’s season-ending race and the NASCAR Cup Series championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.
The championship was Truex’s first and also the first for his Colorado-based Furniture Row Racing team.
“It’s just overwhelming,” he said. “To think about all […]

Sun, 11/19/17 – 18:43 | Comments Off on Truex Wins Homestead; Earns First Championship
Car Makers Say Racing Still Gives Them A Boost
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Big-time auto racing’s longstanding marketing mantra of “Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday” may not resonate with consumers like it did during the Muscle Car Era of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
With SUVs and crossovers dominating sales worldwide _ and faced with a younger demographic not particularly turned-on by […]

Sun, 11/19/17 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Car Makers Say Racing Still Gives Them A Boost