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Multiple NHRA Pro Stock world champions Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Erica Enders have rejoined the Bowtie Brigade.
Elite Motorsports team-owner Richard Freeman announced at the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis that Coughlin and Enders will compete for the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock crown in a pair of RJ Racecars-built Chevrolet Camaros.
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Nationwide Notes: MIS Is New Car Showroom
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Brooklyn, Mich. – The sights and sounds of the new Nationwide Series cars filled the air at Michigan International Speedway on Thursday during a six-hour practice session on the 2-mile, D-shaped oval.
The new car, which debuted last month during Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory at Daytona, will see action for the […]

Fri, 08/13/10 – 7:00 | One Comment
Today’s News: Stavola, Labonte Form New Team
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In today’s Racin News:
Veteran NASCAR team owner Bill Stavola is back on the racing scene, joining with two-time Sprint Cup Series Champion Terry Labonte to form Stavola Labonte Racing. The duo have partnered with sports marketing and sponsorship professional Bill Henneberry who will oversee their sales and marketing efforts.
Stavola Labonte Racing makes its 2010 debut […]

Thu, 08/12/10 – 9:25 | Comments Off on Today’s News: Stavola, Labonte Form New Team
Woody: Raising Kahne Was Unnecessary
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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It was good to see someone finally get the horse back in front of the cart before any more damage was done by the Kasey Kahne confusion.
It has been announced (belatedly) that Kahne will drive next season for Red Bull Racing while waiting for Mark Martin to vacate his ride […]

Thu, 08/12/10 – 6:54 | One Comment
IndyCar Notes: NHMS Moves, Hornish Won’t
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Return of the IZOD IndyCar Series to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2011 after a 13-year absence has been pushed back two weeks to accommodate changes in the track’s NASCAR schedule.
Originally booked for July 31, IndyCar now will compete on the 1.058-mile oval in Loudon, N.H., on Aug. 14, 2011.
“Because […]

Wed, 08/11/10 – 20:50 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: NHMS Moves, Hornish Won’t
Woody: Another Junior-Free Chase
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Looks as though NASCAR’s playoffs will be missing its star driver again this year.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 26th-place finish at Watkins Glen last Sunday probably doomed his Chase chances. It dropped him two spots in the standings, down to 16th, with just four races left to crack the 12-man championship field.
In […]

Wed, 08/11/10 – 13:00 | 21 Comments
Menard To Drive For Childress
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Richard Childress Racing will grow to four Sprint Cup teams next season as it was announced Wednesday that Paul Menard will join the team’s stable.
Menard will depart his current team, Richard Petty Motorsports, and join Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick and Jeff Burton at RCR.
Coming with Menard to RCR is his sponsor – the Menards home […]

Wed, 08/11/10 – 9:03 | One Comment
Minter: Root Pruning Has Not Helped NASCAR
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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When I read Kevin Harvick’s comments about the upcoming schedule changes, the first thing that came to mind was an old lawyer’s tale that has been attributed to Abraham Lincoln.
Harvick observed that NASCAR’s latest shifting of race dates is justified based on the results of schedule changes back in 2001.
“The […]

Wed, 08/11/10 – 6:55 | 5 Comments
Kahne To Drive For Red Bull
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It was announced on Tuesday that Kasey Kahne would drive a Sprint Cup car for Red Bull Racing next season.
“We were fortunate to have the opportunity to hire a very talented driver for the 2011 season and we took it,” said Jay Frye, Red Bull Racing Team Vice President and General Manager. “This is a […]

Tue, 08/10/10 – 13:51 | One Comment
Sprint Cup Schedule Roundup: Two For Kansas Is Done Deal
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By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
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Kansas City, Kan. – It has long been known that Kansas Speedway would become a two-Sprint Cup track in 2011. Now it is known that the date of Kansas’ second race next season will be Sunday, June 5.
That was announced Tuesday morning at the speedway, which is located in Kansas […]

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Pedley: Summer Of Change Continues
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NASCAR’s mid-summer burst of news will continue today with press conferences about racing in Kansas City, Southern California and Kentucky.
Also in the wind is possible word on where driver Kasey Kahne will land for the 2011 Sprint Cup season.
Barring a nuclear surprise, the only drama surrounding the Kentucky and Kansas City announcements are the dates […]

Tue, 08/10/10 – 7:44 | 3 Comments