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Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

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Book Picks: Cuddle Up With These Winning Reads
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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When the weather outside is frightful this holiday season…it’s the perfect time to crack open a book. So put on a pot of coffee, slip into your blue Snuggie (only because your favorite red one is in the wash with a guacamole stain) and feed your brain for a change. […]

Sat, 12/24/16 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Book Picks: Cuddle Up With These Winning Reads
Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
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The Americanization of Max Chilton will continue at Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017, with the Brit set to contest the full Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in the No. 8 Honda with primary sponsorship from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Chilton joined CGR in February 2016 after competing in Indy Lights in […]

Tue, 12/13/16 – 16:55 | Comments Off on Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
Earnhardt, Hendrick Talk About Junior’s Return
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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and team owner Rick Hendrick spoke to the media in a teleconference on Friday.
They talked about Earnhardt’s health, his return to racing after missing 18 races in 2016 with concussion-like symptoms, a test held this week and much more.
The following is a transcript of the teleconference:
DALE EARNHARDT, JR.: “Well, the […]

Fri, 12/9/16 – 16:14 | One Comment
Enders, Elite Going Back To Chevy
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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.
The […]

Thu, 12/8/16 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Enders, Elite Going Back To Chevy
Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., sidelined for 18 Sprint Cup races in 2016 because of injury, will be back in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car in February at Daytona International Speedway it was announced Thursday.
“I feel great, and I’m excited to officially be back,” Earnhardt, 42, said. “I expected things to go really well yesterday, and […]

Thu, 12/8/16 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat
New Pro Stock Camaro Unveiled
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The Gen Six Chevrolet Pro Stock Camaro SS will make its public debut at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis on Thursday, Dec. 8.
The new model builds on the success of the championship-winning fifth-generation-based race car. Chevrolet Pro Stock Camaro drivers won 23 of 24 events during the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Wed, 12/7/16 – 17:56 | Comments Off on New Pro Stock Camaro Unveiled
Kalitta Shakes Up Driver Lineup
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Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

Tue, 12/6/16 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Kalitta Shakes Up Driver Lineup
Sato Joins Andretti
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Open-wheel veteran Takuma Sato has joined Andretti Autosport for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Sato, who spent the last four seasons driving for A.J. Foyt Racing, replaces Carlos Munoz in the No. 26 Honda. In what played-out as an unintended driver swap, the 24-year-old Munoz joined Foyt’s Texas-based team last month as driver of the […]

Fri, 12/2/16 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Sato Joins Andretti
Shocker: F1 Champion Rosberg Retires
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Newly crowned Formula One World Driving Champion Nico Rosberg is won-and-done.
Rosberg shocked the motorsports universe Friday, announcing his retirement from Mercedes AMG and the FIA Formula One World Championship during a press conference in Vienna, Austria, where he and Mercedes were scheduled to collect their 2016 championship trophies at the […]

Fri, 12/2/16 – 15:39 | Comments Off on Shocker: F1 Champion Rosberg Retires
Monster Energy Replaces Sprint
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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

Thu, 12/1/16 – 17:12 | Comments Off on Monster Energy Replaces Sprint