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Verizon IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden will return to his office Friday, less than two weeks after riding out a grinding crash at Texas Motor Speedway.
Newgarden was cleared Thursday to participate in Friday’s practice activity for the KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Newgarden will be re-evaluated following practice to determine a course of […]

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Health Problems Again Strike Vickers
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Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers will miss the beginning of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season because of health issues.
Vickers’ body, it was reported Monday, was rejecting the patch inserted to repair a hole in his heart in 2010.
On Saturday, he had surgery to repair the hole in his heart.
“Brian has been a part […]

Mon, 12/15/14 – 16:20 | Comments Off on Health Problems Again Strike Vickers
NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs
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Drivers who seldom get much national attending were honored Saturday night at the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions.
“This championship was a dream a few years ago,” said 26-year-old Abraham Calderone of Monterrey, Mexico driver as he accepted the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series title. “It was really hard. But now that it’s real, it’s way […]

Sun, 12/14/14 – 9:19 | Comments Off on NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs
Button, Alonso To Drive For McLaren In 2015
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All the conjecture surrounding Jenson Button’s impending exit from McLaren and the FIA Formula One World Championship turned out to be complete rubbish.
Button will contest his sixth season with McLaren in 2015 alongside Fernando Alonso, who rejoins the team after five seasons with Scuderia Ferrari. The pairing of Alonso and Button _ who have won […]

Fri, 12/12/14 – 12:19 | Comments Off on Button, Alonso To Drive For McLaren In 2015
Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams
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The International Motor Sports Association today delivered 2015 sporting regulations and technical regulations to teams entered to participate in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship in 2015.
The Tudor series will kick off its second season of competition at the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 three-day test at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 9-11.
“We requested and […]

Thu, 12/11/14 – 16:46 | Comments Off on Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams
Tires Tested In Charlotte
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NASCAR and Goodyear completed a two-day tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Wednesday. Four teams participated in the test, which was conducted under the 2015 Sprint Cup rules package.
The four teams and drivers that participated in the test were No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford (Sam Hornish Jr.), No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota […]

Wed, 12/10/14 – 20:30 | Comments Off on Tires Tested In Charlotte
Harvick Cleans Up In Driver Of The Year Voting
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NASCAR’s Kevin Harvick was named a double winner by the Driver of the Year Award voting panel on Wednesday. Harvick was named winner of the Fourth Quarter DOTY and also winner of the year-ending overall 2014 DOTY.
The awards cap a season in which Harvick won his first Sprint Cup championship.
“I’m pretty excited about it,” Harvick […]

Wed, 12/10/14 – 11:59 | Comments Off on Harvick Cleans Up In Driver Of The Year Voting
Nemechek Wins Snowball Derby
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John Hunter Nemechek took the lead on lap 286 of the 300-lap 47th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. Sunday and went on to get the victory.
His win came after he finished second in the Snowflake 100 under card event which, because of rain, had finished just hours earlier.
“We definitely had […]

Mon, 12/8/14 – 8:58 | Comments Off on Nemechek Wins Snowball Derby
Harvick: Scary Change Of Scene Resulted In Title
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kevin Harvick says his journey from “scared-to-death” newcomer at Stewart-Haas Racing to 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion was inspired – believe it or not – by a phrase popularized last summer by the U.S. World Cup Soccer team.
Harvick, crew chief Rodney Childers and teammates adopted the “I believe!” mantra […]

Sat, 12/6/14 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Harvick: Scary Change Of Scene Resulted In Title
Harvick: Scary Change Of Scene Resulted In Title
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NASCAR Wire Service
LAS VEGAS – As the culmination of a calculated risk that led to a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, the NASCAR industry joined together Friday night at the Wynn to honor 2014 titleholder Kevin Harvick, who claimed stock car racing’s most coveted prize in his first season with Stewart-Haas Racing.
In his speech […]

Sat, 12/6/14 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Harvick: Scary Change Of Scene Resulted In Title
Medlen Joins Prock At Don Schumacher Racing
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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“Fast Jack” Beckman’s pursuit of a second NHRA Funny Car world championship will be led by crew chief Jimmy Prock and assistant John Medlen, the latest defection from the team of 16-time world champion John Force.
Medlen’s addition to Beckman’s lineup as Prock’s assistant at Don Schumacher Racing was announced Friday […]

Fri, 12/5/14 – 16:29 | 4 Comments