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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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Kennedy Carries France Banner Onto The Track
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ben Kennedy’s mom is arguably the most powerful female in motorsports.
But that fact likely went unnoticed to many race fans when the 21-year-old showed up at Bristol Motor Speedway earlier today to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut.
Lesa France Kennedy, a member of NASCAR’s board [...]

Wed, 08/21/13 – 16:46 | Comments Off
Kansas A Battleground In The Fight Over ‘Rovals’
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jim France looked to be in a good mood as he walked the paddocks at Kansas Speedway after Saturday night’s debut Grand-Am Rolex Series race at the facility. He looked like a politician in an election year as he smiled, patted backs and shook hands with [...]

Tue, 08/20/13 – 13:25 | Comments Off
Castrol And John Force Parting Ways
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Long-time sponsor Castrol announced Tuesday that it will sever its ties with the NHRA’s John Force Racing operation following the 2014 season. The announcement will end a relationship that stretches back almost 30 years.
“John Force has been the ultimate ambassador for the Castrol brand and we are grateful for his passion and dedication,” said Rich [...]

Tue, 08/20/13 – 7:52 | 6 Comments
Stewart Out For Season; Martin To Drive No. 14
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Mark Martin will fill in for injured Tony Stewart and drive the No. 14 Stewart- Haas Racing Chevrolet it was announced on Monday. Martin will drive in the rest of the Cup races with the exception of the one at Talladega, where Austin Dillon will be in the car.
Stewart, who suffered a broken leg in [...]

Mon, 08/19/13 – 14:09 | Comments Off
Logano Gets Penske A Cup Victory In Michigan
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joey Logano buzzed past a fuel-less Mark Martin for the lead with four laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for Logano, who moved to Penske Racing from Joe Gibbs Racing, for the 2013 season. It came [...]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 20:10 | Comments Off
Capps Tops In Brainerd
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Ron Capps earned his third Funny Car win of the season by racing to victory Sunday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Minnesota’s Brainerd International Raceway over teammate and points leader Matt Hagan.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag [...]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 18:21 | Comments Off
Buescher Stuns Busch At MIS
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James Buescher, the reigning series champion, completed a three-wide pass of Kyle Busch on Lap 97 of 100 and held on to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
It was Buescher’s first NCWTS event of the season and the fifth of his career.
Busch finished second at Michigan for [...]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Jordan Taylor Holds Off Pruett To Win In Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – With Jordan Taylor driving the final stint, the No. 10 Daytona Prototype Corvette of Wayne Taylor Racing captured the inaugural SFP Grand Prix at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was the third of the Grand-Am Rolex season for the WTR duo of Taylor, driving his [...]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 21:54 | Comments Off
Beckman P1 In Brainerd
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Defending Funny Car world champion Jack Beckman raced to his second consecutive pole position at Brainerd International Raceway Saturday during the final day of qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel) and Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) will also lead their categories when eliminations begin Sunday at 11 a.m. for the NHRA Mello [...]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 18:21 | Comments Off
Allmendinger Wins Mid-Ohio
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AJ Allmendinger spent most of Saturday afternoon in front, then held on for extra laps to earn his second career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
He had a comfortable lead over pole winner Michael McDowell but had to sweat out a green-white-checkered finish after Kenny [...]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 17:50 | Comments Off