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Rubens Barrichello will drive in the Rolex 24 in 2019.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Formula One veteran Rubens Barrichello has joined JDC-Miller MotorSports’ revised and renumbered two-car lineup for the 57th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 2019 season-opener for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

The twice-around-the clock endurance classic is scheduled for Jan. 26-27 on Daytona […]

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Race Day: This Isn’t California
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Heavy rains  in Upstate New York have forced postponement of the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.
The revised schedule calls for the race to begin at noon (EDT) on Monday.  There is, however, a chance for more rain in the area on Monday.
When the race does resume, it will […]

Sun, 08/9/09 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Race Day: This Isn’t California
Saldana Made of Iron
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Joey Saldana made history Saturday night, winning the inaugural Ironman 55 at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo. and took home the $20,000 top prize. In addition to putting his name in the record books as the first ever victor in the Ironman 55, he also scored his 13th triumph of the season which set a […]

Sun, 08/9/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Saldana Made of Iron
Flag to Flag: Watkins Glen
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Watching the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips At the Glen?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him here as he follows all the road course action from Watkins Glen International.

Sun, 08/9/09 – 6:22 | 48 Comments
Ambrose Wins Again at Watkins Glen
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Marcos Ambrose pulled a fast one on Kyle Busch Saturday at Watkins Glen International, where the Australian road-racing specialist is now a back-to-back NASCAR Nationwide Series winner.
Ambrose took the lead from Busch on Lap 64 of the Zippo 200 with a self-described “bomb” of an inside […]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Ambrose Wins Again at Watkins Glen
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Gil de Ferran ended an emotional weekend Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course by sitting on the side of his Acura prototype in tears.
The Brazilian driver won the pole position Friday in qualifying for the Acura Sports Car Challenge and immediately announced he is retiring from driving at the end of the 2009 American […]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 20:00 | Comments Off on De Ferran A Winner at Mid-Ohio
Drivers Offer To Help NASCAR With 2010 Scheduling
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Less than a week after enduring Monday’s four-hour marathon at Pocono Raceway, NASCAR veteran Ryan Newman was more than happy on Friday to chime in on how the 2010 Sprint Cup schedule should take shape.
It starts with reducing the length of races.
“Realistically from an excitement standpoint, all […]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 16:05 | 5 Comments
Green Means Danger At The Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – There’s more than meets the eye for a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver barreling into Turn 1 at Watkins Glen International.
Pole-sitter Jimmie Johnson has the option of gridding from either the inside or outside at the start of Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen. […]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off on Green Means Danger At The Glen
Briscoe Sets Qualifying Mark At Mid-Ohio
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Ryan Briscoe won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap-record time of 1:06.6814 seconds on Saturday.
The Team Penske driver won the race at Mid-Ohio a year ago.
Second fastest on Saturday was Justin Wilson of Dale Coyne Racing.
In the second row of the starting grid will be Scott […]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 13:00 | One Comment
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Craig Dollansky, Jason Sides and Donny Schatz battled for the win at I-55 Speedway Friday night with Dollansky prevailing in a thrilling 30-lap contest to open to the Ironman 55 weekend at the track located just outside of St. Louis.
Dollansky led the race early before Donny Schatz got around him on the 16th lap to […]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Dollansky Wins Ironman 55 Opener
Johnson Updates His Road Course Resume at The Glen
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Jimmie Johnson walked into the garage area at Watkins Glen International Friday morning without either a road-course pole or victory to his name.
Scratch the former. Johnson, the three-time and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, staked his first claim as a road-racing ace by qualifying on-pole […]

Fri, 08/7/09 – 21:14 | Comments Off on Johnson Updates His Road Course Resume at The Glen