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The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

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Sato Returns To Foyt Racing For 2014 Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Takuma Sato will begin his second IndyCar Series season with A.J. Foyt Racing today with a test session at Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway. The team confirmed Tuesday that Sato, 36, will continue to drive Foyt’s No. 14 ABC Supply Dallara/Honda in 2014, the native of Japan’s fifth season in the […]

Wed, 12/18/13 – 10:26 | Comments Off on Sato Returns To Foyt Racing For 2014 Season
NASCAR Unveils New Specs
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NASCAR delivered the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package to race teams on Tuesday. The package was developed by a collaborative between NASCAR and the industry.
“It was important to get the final pieces of the rules package to teams as quickly as possible following the final tests last week,” said Gene Stefanyshyn, NASCAR vice […]

Tue, 12/17/13 – 13:42 | Comments Off on NASCAR Unveils New Specs
Flat Spot On: Red Bull Racing Trivia Contest
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Each year about this time my wife Elaine and I host our friends who are Formula 1 fans to commemorate the season. There’s usually some sort of contest involved and this year I conjured up this fairly tough trivia contest on Red Bull Racing, to honor the team,
Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber.
After 12 seasons in […]

Tue, 12/17/13 – 12:46 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Red Bull Racing Trivia Contest
Buescher Moving Up To NNS
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RAB Racing has signed 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion James Buescher to a multi-year deal to compete full time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, it was announced Friday.
Buescher has competed full time in the NCWTS for the past three seasons and has recorded one championship and two third-place finishes in the drivers’ championship […]

Sat, 12/14/13 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Buescher Moving Up To NNS
Ganassi Adds Veteran Briscoe To IndyCar Team
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Chip Ganassi Racing put the finishing touches on its 2014 IndyCar Series lineup Friday with the addition of Ryan Briscoe to a fulltime ride and a key number switch involving reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan.
Briscoe, who began his domestic open-wheel career with team-owner Ganassi in 2005, has signed a […]

Sat, 12/14/13 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Ganassi Adds Veteran Briscoe To IndyCar Team
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Thirty Sprint Cup Series drivers took to the track in Gen 6 cars during a test at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Wednesday.
NASCAR ran five different mock races, as well as several tuning sessions with cars completing single-car runs. The test session was intended to finalize rules packages for the 2014 season.
“We did an initial test […]

Wed, 12/11/13 – 18:11 | Comments Off on Mock Races Highlight Charlotte Cup Test
Notes: Montoya Continues To Shake Down Indy car
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Juan Pablo Montoya completed the second round of his return to an IndyCar Series car during a one-day test at Phoenix International Raceway on Tuesday.
Last month, the 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner tested on the 1.65-mile Sebring International Raceway short course. Up next is a rescheduled session Dec. 12 at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway oval […]

Wed, 12/11/13 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Notes: Montoya Continues To Shake Down Indy car
No. 3 To Return Full Time To Cup Series In 2014
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Richard Childress announced Wednesday that he will return the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet to the Sprint Cup Series next season and that his grandson, Austin Dillon, will drive the car.
Dillon will be competing in his first full Cup season while the car returns full time to the series […]

Wed, 12/11/13 – 15:35 | One Comment
Jones Wins Snowball After Elliott Fails Inspection
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Erik Jones won the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway on Sunday in Georgia.
Jones’ victory came after Chase Elliott, who was originally credited with the victory, was disqualified after his car failed post race inspection.
The victory was the second straight for Jones in the Snowball.
Grant Enfinger finished second, followed by Austin Theriault , Hunter Robbins […]

Sun, 12/8/13 – 21:00 | 3 Comments
Jimmie Talks Past, Present, Future At Banquet
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jimmie Johnson marked his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Friday night as driver, parent and cultural historian, and with a tongue-in-cheek suggestion for the next chapter of his wonderful life.
The latter was delivered by championship runnerup Matt Kenseth during the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las […]

Sat, 12/7/13 – 9:17 | 2 Comments