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INDYCAR boss Mark Miles said Wednesday the “compelling” and “at times hard to watch” record-setting pack racing that unfolded during Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway largely was the result of aerodynamic happenstance.
“Clearly different tracks present different styles and getting the best setup is not an exact science,” Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., […]

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Harris: Jimmie Drives Competitors To Distraction
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Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – Mel Brooks once played Louis XVI in one of his zany […]

Wed, 01/20/10 – 18:19 | One Comment
Darlington Gets Truck Race
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NASCAR on Wednesday announced the addition of historic Darlington Raceway to the 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule.
The Aug. 14 Too Tough To Tame 200 replaces an event at The Milwaukee Mile on the 25-race schedule and marks the series’ return to the 1.366-mile South Carolina track that hosted four races between 2001 and […]

Wed, 01/20/10 – 16:17 | Comments Off on Darlington Gets Truck Race
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SS Green Light Racing announced Wednesday that Missouri’s Tony Jackson Jr. will pilot the team’s No. 07 Chevy Silverado for seven races in the 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. His first race will be at Martinsville Speedway on March 27th.
Born and raised in Lebanon, MO., Jackson began his racing career at age 16 […]

Wed, 01/20/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Green Light Gives Jackson A Go
Ingram: The Race Is On At USF1
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Huntersville, N.C. – Will USF1 make it to the grid in Bahrain at the Formula One season opener on March 14?
A walk through the team’s shops as a guest of PR rep Dan Passe just seven weeks before the first session in Bahrain does not necessarily answer that question. The team’s first carbon fiber tub […]

Wed, 01/20/10 – 8:28 | 5 Comments
Drivers Give Spoilers High Marks In First Test
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – From a more traditional stock car look to added front downforce, the first on-track “baby steps” test of NASCAR’s rear-deck spoiler played to generally positive reviews at Texas Motor Speedway Tuesday.
And Sprint Cup driver Greg Biffle suggested there may even be a residual effect to the […]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 22:20 | 3 Comments
Harvick Says NASCAR Pulling For Danica
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – Not surprisingly, one recurring question at the annual NASCAR Media Tour sponsored by Charlotte Motor Speedway is: How do you think Danica Patrick will do in stock cars?
A little over a week ago, former driver turned TV analyst Kyle Petty warned that Patrick’s chances of success are […]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 16:36 | 3 Comments
George Is Out In Indy
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Tony George, the founder of the Indy Racing League, is now just a team owner in the open-wheel series.
The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and affiliated companies, including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has received the resignation of George from the board of directors effective immediately, according to Mari Hulman George, chairman.
“As members of […]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 15:34 | 2 Comments
Harris: Childress-Harvick Pairing Up In The Air
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Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – For a while last season, Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress were […]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 15:25 | One Comment
Tour Notes: Darby Out As Cup Series Director
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Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

Concord, N.C. – Racintoday.com has confirmed that NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Director John Darby has been reassigned within […]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 11:48 | One Comment
Reed Sorenson’s Career Takes A Step Back
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For most of his 23 years, Reed Sorenson’s story was a textbook lesson on how to groom an aspiring young race driver and propel him to a ride in the elite Sprint Cup Series. But the latest chapter in his career, one in which he’s having to step back to […]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 8:59 | 2 Comments