Fri, 15/06/18 – 7:57 | No Comment

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest and the Federation Internationale de Automobile announced Friday at Le Mans, conceptual details of the technical regulations for the next generation of prototype race cars.
The big take aways are that beginning in 2020, all LMP1 cars will be hybrids and that chassis manufacturers will be mandated to make its hybrid units […]

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Labonte Lands At JTG Daugherty
JTG Daugherty Racing announced today that 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bobby Labonte will take the place of Marcos Ambrose as driver of the No. 47 Toyota Camry for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 36-race schedule.
“JTG Daugherty Racing is a solid race team that has come close to winning races with Marcos Ambrose […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 14:42 | Comments Off on Labonte Lands At JTG Daugherty
Steve Kinser  was victorious in the World of Outlaws first-ever race at Autodrome Drummond in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada before a standing room only crowd on a picture perfect Tuesday night.
Kinser started on the outside of the front row and battled his teammate Donny Schatz in the early going, taking the top spot from him on […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 6:53 | One Comment
Woody: The Brickyard Has Lost Its Dazzle
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
I remember the buzz of excitement and anticipation that surrounded NASCAR’s first race at Indy in 1994. It was racing’s equivalent to the moon landing. Stock car drivers were going where none had gone before.
By the time NASCAR headed back for last Sunday’s 17th trip, the buzz had subsided to a […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 6:45 | 7 Comments
Roush Moved To Mayo Clinic
Jack Roush, co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing and chairman of Roush Enterprises, was transferred to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Wednesday evening.
Following surgery Tuesday night related to the facial damage sustained in the accident, he remains in serious, but stable condition. Roush was injured in a plane accident at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, […]

Wed, 07/28/10 – 6:25 | One Comment
Harris: Emotion Got Best Of Helio
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Helio Castroneves is an emotional guy.
A few years ago, my wife and I had the good fortune to travel to Rome for an interfaith conference at the Vatican on traveling professionals in sports.
Among the others in attendance was Castroneves, who was called upon to talk about the ministry being provided […]

Tue, 07/27/10 – 8:47 | 3 Comments
HAMPTON, Ga. – NASCAR fans have just two weeks remaining to take advantage of a built-in $5 discount on tickets to the Great Clips 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series night race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 4.
General admission tickets to the Great Clips 300 cost just $25 until Monday, Aug. 7 when the price […]

Tue, 07/27/10 – 7:34 | One Comment
Minter: Silencing Is Not Golden In NASCAR
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
The rumors were flying this past weekend that NASCAR had fined some of its top drivers as much as $50,000 for comments series officials considered detrimental to the sport.
Then on Monday, the Associated Press reported the same thing. Although no sources were quoted directly, the story matches the word passed […]

Tue, 07/27/10 – 7:14 | 5 Comments
Daytona International Speedway is offering race fans the exclusive opportunity to purchase a ticket to both witness and receive a piece of history.
Beginning on Monday, Aug. 2, at 9 a.m. and running through midnight on Aug. 8, fans purchasing tickets for the 53rd annual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Feb. 20, […]

Tue, 07/27/10 – 6:58 | Comments Off on DIS Offers Ticket/Asphalt Package
Minter: McMurray Has Been An Overlooked Wheel Man
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
A few random thoughts on a post-Brickyard Monday:
As Jamie McMurray lined up with the lead, although with only two fresh tires, in the closing laps of the Brickyard 400, I thought back to a conversation in the Nationwide Series garage at Charlotte some months back.
Several veteran crew chiefs were talking. […]

Mon, 07/26/10 – 20:52 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Ganassi Gets Trifecta Plus One
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
After his driver Jamie McMurray won the Brickyard 400 following the sudden demise of teammate Juan Pablo Montoya, team owner Chip Ganassi described himself as “the luckiest guy on the planet.”
And that was before Scott Dixon gave Ganassi a clean sweep on the day by winning […]

Mon, 07/26/10 – 7:19 | One Comment