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Verizon IndyCar Series team Andretti Autosport announced Thursday that the No. 25 Honda of Justin Wilson will race this weekend at Sonoma Raceway to honor the late driver.
 
In the driver’s seat will be veteran Oriol Servia.
Wilson passed away earlier this week following injuries sustained during the series event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.
“Justin was a […]

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Barrichello Sets The Pace On Wet Finale Of Roar
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Peter Baron’s knack for attracting big-name drivers to his Starworks Motorsports teams appears to paying off again as the 2015 edition of the Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona International Speedway approaches.
His latest talent catch, long-time Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello, agreed to drive a Starworks Dinan Riley in the […]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 19:42 | Comments Off on Barrichello Sets The Pace On Wet Finale Of Roar
Q and A: Ganassi Drivers Feeling Good About The 24
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Ford EcoBoost-powered Rileys of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates have been posting competitive times during the Roar Before the 24 Tudor United SportsCar Championship test session at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.
Two of the the team’s cars have been on the track and are scheduled to run in […]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 10:01 | Comments Off on Q and A: Ganassi Drivers Feeling Good About The 24
Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The lights went on at the Roar Before the 24 sports car test at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, but the fastest lap of the day was recorded when the Corvette Daytona Prototype of Wayne Taylor Racing drove lights out on Saturday morning.
The Roar – a three-day open […]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 9:36 | Comments Off on Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24
Heidfeld Penalty Gives da Costa Formula E Win
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Nick Heidfeld’s pit-lane speeding violation with three laps to go gift-wrapped an improbable victory for Antonio Felix da Costa Saturday in the inaugural Buenos Aires ePrix, Round 4 of the fledgling FIA Formula E Championship.
Heidfeld, a veteran of 185 Formula One races, began the Formula E season on the wrong end of a last-corner, somersaulting […]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Heidfeld Penalty Gives da Costa Formula E Win
Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally
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Despite a navigational error at the midpoint of Stage 7, Robby Gordon and Johnny Campbell completed the cross-nation trek from Chile into Bolivia in ninth place Saturday – the American pair’s third consecutive top-10 finish of the 37th annual Dakar Rally.
Stage 7 – from Iquique, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia – covered 717-kilometers /446-miles, of […]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally
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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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