Sat, 28/02/15 – 18:39 | No Comment

A week ago in the Daytona 500, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano finished second and first respectively. Saturday, in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Harvick and Logano finished first and second respectively.
Harvick took the lead for the final time with 26 laps to go and held off Logano to win the [...]

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Kyle Larson Pulls Off Triple Play At Chili Bowl
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Overcoming disaster following a heat race crash, Kyle Larson collected three feature victories during Tuesday’s Warren Cat Qualifying Night, opening event of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire.
En route to his third career Preliminary Night A-Feature victory, Larson won his C-Feature from sixth, the B-Feature from 13th [...]

Wed, 01/14/15 – 8:20 | Comments Off
Roma Rolls, Gordon Posts Top-10 In Stage 9
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Reigning Dakar Rally champion Nani Roma returned to his title-winning form of a year ago Tuesday with an impressive victory over the driver who would be his successor in Stage 9 of the 37th annual off-road marathon.
Roma and navigator Michel Perin distanced their Mini from overall leader Nasser Al-Attiyah during [...]

Wed, 01/14/15 – 8:11 | Comments Off
‘Big’ Bill France May Have Saved the ‘Vette Marque
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
A 1953 Corvette Roadster with a little-known NASCAR pedigree and 60-plus years of provenance will cross the bidding block Saturday night as a bona fide budget-buster of the annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Lot No. 5054, bearing VIN No. E53F001211, is the earliest-known Corvette race car. Billed as [...]

Tue, 01/13/15 – 9:16 | One Comment
Stage Victory Becomes Gordon’s Goal In Dakar Rally
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Their goal of an overall victory trashed after one week, Robby Gordon and Johnny Campbell logged a 43rd-place finish during Stage 8 of the 37th annual Dakar Rally Sunday after opting to adopt a conservative strategy that was compounded by an oil pressure issue.
Seventy-six competitors started the 805-kilometer return trip from Uyuni, Bolivia, to [...]

Mon, 01/12/15 – 8:17 | Comments Off
Top Midget Drivers Hungering For Chili Bowl Championship
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

The Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions – a 20-lap shootout among some of the best drivers to have competed in the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire – will highlight Warren Cat Qualifying Night on Tuesday, Jan. 13, in Tulsa, Okla.
VIROC VII will be run prior to the B-Features on [...]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 21:27 | Comments Off
Barrichello Sets The Pace On Wet Finale Of Roar
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Peter Baron’s knack for attracting big-name drivers to his Starworks Motorsports teams appears to paying off again as the 2015 edition of the Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona International Speedway approaches.
His latest talent catch, long-time Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello, agreed to drive a Starworks Dinan Riley in the [...]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 19:42 | Comments Off
Q and A: Ganassi Drivers Feeling Good About The 24
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The Ford EcoBoost-powered Rileys of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates have been posting competitive times during the Roar Before the 24 Tudor United SportsCar Championship test session at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.
Two of the the team’s cars have been on the track and are scheduled to run in [...]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 10:01 | Comments Off
Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The lights went on at the Roar Before the 24 sports car test at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, but the fastest lap of the day was recorded when the Corvette Daytona Prototype of Wayne Taylor Racing drove lights out on Saturday morning.
The Roar – a three-day open [...]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 9:36 | Comments Off
Heidfeld Penalty Gives da Costa Formula E Win
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Nick Heidfeld’s pit-lane speeding violation with three laps to go gift-wrapped an improbable victory for Antonio Felix da Costa Saturday in the inaugural Buenos Aires ePrix, Round 4 of the fledgling FIA Formula E Championship.
Heidfeld, a veteran of 185 Formula One races, began the Formula E season on the wrong end of a last-corner, somersaulting [...]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 8:42 | Comments Off
Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally
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Despite a navigational error at the midpoint of Stage 7, Robby Gordon and Johnny Campbell completed the cross-nation trek from Chile into Bolivia in ninth place Saturday – the American pair’s third consecutive top-10 finish of the 37th annual Dakar Rally.
Stage 7 – from Iquique, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia – covered 717-kilometers /446-miles, of [...]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 8:30 | Comments Off