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Team Penske announced Monday that it is adding Simon Pagenaud as a fourth driver to its IndyCar Series team.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a four-time race winner in the Series. He will join 2014 series champion Will Power, multiple Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Indy 500 winner/former Formula One star Juan Pablo Montoya at Penske.
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McGlynn Thinks Betting To Put Dover In Clover
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By Bill Fleischman
Senior Correspondent
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Dover, Del. – With no major league sports teams, Delaware doesn’t create much national news other than NASCAR racing at Dover International Speedway.
Stop the presses! The First State’s sports landscape is about to change dramatically.
The state legislature has passed a sports-betting bill, making Delaware the only state in the East where wagering [...]

Wed, 06/10/09 – 13:25 | Comments Off
Roush Out To Pick Up Truck Victory No. 50
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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When it comes to Camping World Truck Series wins as an owner, Jack Roush has blown by his chief competitors, many of whom no longer field entries in NASCAR’s No. 3 circuit.
He has 49 wins with 10 different drivers. Greg Biffle has the most, with 16. Mark Martin got the [...]

Wed, 06/10/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Peters, Sponsor Join Red Horse
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Red Horse Racing announced NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Timothy Peters and his sponsor, Strutmasters.com will join the RHR.
Peters will be joined by crew chief Chad Kendrick at Red Horse Racing, with their first race being this  weekend’s event at Michigan International Speedway. Peters has participated in all eight races this season for Premier [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 19:50 | Comments Off
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West Allis, Wis. – With great anticipation, Wisconsin’s biggest motorsports weekend is drawing near at The Milwaukee Mile.  Top NASCAR teams are preparing to race in the Friday night, June 19 Copart 200 and the Saturday night, June 20 NorthernTool.com 250 at America’s Legendary Oval.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Kyle Busch and defending Milwaukee Mile [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 19:50 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: LifeLock 400 Preview
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A week after a runner-up finish at Pocono, Carl Edwards seeks some medicine at Michigan International Speedway. The top-ranked NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racer in Driver Rating at the track, Edwards says it’s a fun place for both drivers and fans. Plus, Kasey Kahne talks about what it takes to win at MIS, and Dale [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 17:29 | Comments Off
Smashed Guitar Strikes Sour Chord In Music City
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Images of Kyle Busch’s guitar-smashing antics following last Saturday’s victory at Nashville Superspeedway have gone ‘round the world, creating a sensation on YouTube and other internet outlets.
Meanwhile on Monday, Nashville Superspeedway vice president/general manager Cliff Hawks said, “It’s still hard for me to watch.”
Renowned racing artist Sam Bass, [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 7:52 | 32 Comments
Belt-Tightening Is The New Racing Reality
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Bobby Hamilton Jr. says the tough economic times have forced some NASCAR teams to confront some belt-tightening reality.
“A lot of teams got fat and spoiled back when times were good, and now they’re having to learn to live within their means,” Hamilton said during last weekend’s race at [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 7:50 | Comments Off
Red Horse Ends Benson’s Ride
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Mooresville, N.C – Red Horse Racing announced the closure, effective immediately of the #1 Toyota Tundra driven by Johnny Benson.
“It hasn’t been for a lack of effort,” says Team Owner, Tom DeLoach. “We had several people working on finding a sponsor for the #1 and Johnny Benson. I’ve been working on it myself. We gave [...]

Mon, 06/8/09 – 10:15 | 2 Comments
Introducing The No. 77 Penske Saturn?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In today’s Monday Morning Memo, we find:
* I have followed Roger Penske for decades. From afar as a race fan growing up, and face to face through meeting and dealing with him as a auto-racing beat writer.
The thing that strikes you first about him upon meeting him is how his [...]

Mon, 06/8/09 – 10:00 | One Comment
Stewart Now A Proud Owner Of A Sprint Cup Victory
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Tony Stewart got his first victory as a Sprint Cup-team owner/driver Sunday and he got it by going slow – not by going slow because he wanted to, but because he felt he had to.
The Pocono 500 had turned into a fuel-mileage job and Stewart was forced to get stingy over the final 10 laps [...]

Sun, 06/7/09 – 18:36 | Comments Off