Sun, 4/10/15 – 8:36 | No Comment

BRASELTON, Ga. – When is a road race in the rain no longer a race? Some people were asking that question as the Petit Le Mans seemed to reach a saturation point while precipitous fallout from a hurricane in the Atlantic kept coming down on Road Atlanta.
Funny thing, though. Despite the frequent safety car periods […]

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Grand-Am Cars Fire Up
Twenty-four cars that were entered for the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 December Test Days – a two-day Pirelli tire test at Daytona International Speedway – participated Tuesday in preparation for next month’s Rolex 24.
Some teams – including Action Express Racing (Daytona Prototype) and ZMG, Magnus Racing and […]

Wed, 12/9/09 – 8:54 | 2 Comments
Racing Moves Indoors For PRI Show
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Most everyone who watches and cares about racing thinks of December as the quietest month of the year for the sport.
After all, the seasons are over, the awards have all been handed out by the early part of the month, very little, if any, testing is allowed and the holidays […]

Wed, 12/9/09 – 8:17 | 2 Comments
Woody: Danica The Jolt That NASCAR Needs
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Danica Patrick, who has yet to make a lap in a stock car, has generated a bigger media blitz and fan buzz than Jimmie Johnson did with his record-busting fourth-straight NASCAR championship.
And if you think Danica-mania has created a stir thus far, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.
Just wait ’til this Tigress […]

Wed, 12/9/09 – 7:51 | 11 Comments
Roush Unveils Crew Chief Lineup
Roush Fenway Racing announced its 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series crew chief lineup on Tuesday.
Mike Kelley will remain with Carl Edwards and the No. 60 Copart/Fastenal team as Edwards seeks his second Nationwide Series championship in four years.
Kelley was moved to the No. 60 team for the final three races of 2009 and racked up one win, […]

Tue, 12/8/09 – 14:54 | Comments Off on Roush Unveils Crew Chief Lineup
Danica Patrick To Drive In Nationwide Series
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Danica Patrick announced Tuesday that she will drive a partial Nationwide Series schedule next year and it will be in a car owned and operated by JR Motorsports, the team co-owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Rick Hendrick.
Patrick’s first stock-car race is scheduled to be at Daytona International Speedway in […]

Tue, 12/8/09 – 13:20 | 2 Comments
Woody: NASCAR Fans Stand By Their Man
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Having covered football for 40 some-odd years (some odder than others) I know I shouldn’t be shocked nor surprised by the boorish behavior of a sizable segment of fans.
But I am. I’ll never get used to adults – using the term loosely – savaging some kid like University of Tennessee […]

Tue, 12/8/09 – 12:00 | 8 Comments
Patrick To Host Presser
Danica Patrick is scheduled to hold a news conference in Phoenix at noon Eastern time on Tuesday. It is expected that she will announce her stock-car racing plans for 2010 during the event.
Sources are reporting that the plans include driving a partial schedule for the Nationwide Series team co-owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Rick […]

Tue, 12/8/09 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Patrick To Host Presser

Pocono, PA  – The deadline for fans renewing their tickets for 2010 at Pocono Raceway has expired, which means all remaining tickets for Pocono Raceway’s June 6 Pocono 500 and August 1 Pennsylvania 500, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races are now on sale. A wide selection of grandstand seats, starting at just […]

Mon, 12/7/09 – 19:09 | Comments Off on Pocono Raceway 2010 Tickets On Sale
Kyle Busch Wins The Snowball
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Pensacola, Fla. – NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Kyle Busch was the first driver to cross the finish line in Sunday’s 42nd annual Snowball Derby.
But Super Late Model racing was the big winner over the weekend.
At the close of a year ,when race teams have been forced to search for sponsorship in the worst economy since the Great […]

Mon, 12/7/09 – 8:14 | One Comment
Ingram: NASCAR and F1 Joined At Hip?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
The subjects of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Formula One have been coming up in the same sentence regularly these days. F1 drivers have been testing Sprint Cup cars, Marcos Ambrose received the Sir Jack Brabham Award, named for Australia’s three-time F1 champion, and there’s regular talk […]

Mon, 12/7/09 – 8:02 | 7 Comments