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CONCORD, N.C. – Cory and Shayna Texter know well the tough life of an AMA Pro Flat Track racer; after all, their father, Randy, was an AMA U.S. Twin Sports Champion. But when he died in 2010 the siblings didn’t know if they could continue in the sport.
Their biggest supporter had succumbed to cancer at […]

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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
Mechanical Issues Slow Gordon
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Robby Gordon’s deficit in the 37th annual Dakar Rally went from miniscule to massive during Monday’s Second Stage, seriously damaging the Californian’s bid to become the first American to win the international off-road marathon.
Gordon’s second-place finish after Sunday’s opening sector left him 42 seconds behind Orlando Terranova of Argentina. But Gordon’s Traxxas/Toyo Tires Gordini […]

Tue, 01/6/15 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Mechanical Issues Slow Gordon
Gordon Blasts To Hot Start In Dakar
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American Robby Gordon got off to a solid start in the 37th Dakar Rally Sunday, bringing his HST Gordini to Villas Carlos Paz, Argentina, in second place – 42 seconds behind overall leader Orlando Terranova.
Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah originally finished ahead of Terranova, of Argentina, and Gordon after the 833-kilometer section that started in […]

Mon, 01/5/15 – 11:07 | Comments Off on Gordon Blasts To Hot Start In Dakar
Gordon To Take On Off-Road Big Boys At Dakar Rally
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After a full year of work, thousands of miles of testing and countless all-nighters, Robby Gordon and his HST Gordini race car have been reunited in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in preparation for Sunday’s start of the 2015 Dakar Rally.
Over its 35-year history, the Dakar Rally has evolved into what widely is considered the ultimate […]

Fri, 01/2/15 – 9:51 | Comments Off on Gordon To Take On Off-Road Big Boys At Dakar Rally