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Josef Newgarden led all but two laps of Sunday IndyCar Series race at the Road America road circuit but his ride was anything but relaxing as Ryan Hunter-Reay dogged the defending series champion for almost the entire second half of the race.
Newgarden’s margin of victory in his Team Penske Chevy over Hunter-Reay’s Andretti Autosport Honda […]

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Stewart Fields Super Team For Upcoming Chili Bowl
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Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will return to Tulsa, Okla., to compete in the 2012 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals it was announced Monday.
Joining Stewart on his Tony Stewart Racing team at the annual event will be NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., USAC champion Bryan Clauson and 2011 POWRi rookie of […]

Mon, 12/26/11 – 19:00 | Comments Off on Stewart Fields Super Team For Upcoming Chili Bowl
Pedley: We May Not Have Heard The Last Of Busch
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Those NASCAR fans out there who are, this week, thinking that the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship has seen the last of Kurt Busch, may want to re-think. Busch may soon be back in the championship mix and, quite possibly, as soon as the 2012 season.
Because like it or not, […]

Mon, 12/26/11 – 15:04 | 4 Comments
Woody: Is NASCAR Dead In Nashville?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASCAR pioneer Gary Baker once described Nashville as “Daytona without the beach.”
With its rich country-music base, Nashville and NASCAR went together like biscuits and gravy. But in recent years the biscuits have crumbled away – country music’s not country any more – and the racing gravy has curdled and dried […]

Sat, 12/24/11 – 9:19 | 3 Comments
Busch Signs With Phoenix Racing
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Phoenix Racing announced Thursday that it has hired former Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch to drive one of its cars in 2012.
“I’m very happy to join Phoenix Racing and after entertaining a lot of quality offers, there’s no better place for me,” said Busch, winner of 24 Sprint Cup races, as well as the 2010 […]

Thu, 12/22/11 – 16:52 | 3 Comments
Pedley: Allmendinger Finally Finds Stability
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AJ Allmendinger has long been on this unwritten list of drivers that I keep. The list that is filed under the heading of “Wonder What They Could Do If They Drove For A Top Team?”
On Wednesday, the Allmendinger file was moved to the “Now We’ll Find Out” folder.
That’s because, of course, the young Californian was hired […]

Thu, 12/22/11 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Pedley: Allmendinger Finally Finds Stability
2012 IndyCar Schedule Released
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A first-ever event in China and two venues that return after multi-year absences highlight the IZOD IndyCar Series schedule for 2012 announced Thursday.
The 2012 season, which will feature the return of engine manufacturer competition and a new universal chassis produced by Dallara Automobili, kicks off Sunday, March 25, with the eighth Honda Grand Prix of […]

Thu, 12/22/11 – 8:34 | Comments Off on 2012 IndyCar Schedule Released
Allmendinger Replaces Kurt Busch At Penske Racing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Penske Racing has named AJ Allmendinger to replace Kurt Busch as the driver of the team’s No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Allmendinger, competed in the Cup Series for Richard Petty Motorsports, is coming off a season that saw him finish 15th in the series […]

Wed, 12/21/11 – 11:54 | One Comment
Pedley: Championship Party Has Been Subdued
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The timing of Tuesday’ media teleconference with Dario Franchitti and Chip Ganassi offered the first reminder that 2011 was anything but a business-as-usual racing season for the IndyCar Series: It was a presser with the championship winners and was held two months after the season ended.
Then there was the tone […]

Wed, 12/21/11 – 10:03 | Comments Off on Pedley: Championship Party Has Been Subdued
Muscle Milk Teams Up With Honda
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Muscle Milk Pickett Racing announced it has turned to Honda Performance Development for the upcoming American Le Mans Series season and will run the HPD ARX-03a in the LMP1 class.
The team will continue to have Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr drive its cars.
“We’re very proud to announce this deal with HPD as we feel confident […]

Wed, 12/21/11 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Muscle Milk Teams Up With Honda
Conway To Drive For Foyt Racing
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AJ Foyt Racing has hired Long Beach Grand Prix winner Mike Conway to drive the No. 14 ABC Supply Honda in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series.
Conway, who won the Long Beach Grand Prix in his 26th IndyCar start, brings strength on the road courses to the team. In 2011, he qualified in the […]

Tue, 12/20/11 – 13:06 | Comments Off on Conway To Drive For Foyt Racing