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  • NASCAR Star Juan Pablo Montoya Lists Miami Penthouse for $14 Million

    Autoracing1.com - Hot News
    22 Jul 2014 | 3:28 pm
    IndyCar. NASCAR, CART, Indy Racing League and Formula One racing sensation Juan Pablo Montoya is selling his posh Brickell six-bedroom, 6.5-bath Miami penthouse—which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay—for $14 million. The extraordinary home, which comes with more cache than an American Express Centurion card, is 6,500-square feet and is perched atop one of Miami’s most exclusive addresses. Photos There are resplendent marble floors—the perfect complement to the searing Florida heat—and floor-to-ceiling windows that encompass the whole of the first floor.
  • Indy’s new scoring pylon is quite colorful (PHOTOS)

    NBCSports.com: Motor Sports
    22 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The new, 92-foot pylon is made up of four LED panels capable of video animations that relay race info to fans.
  • NASCAR: Rudd, Jarrett, Bobby Labonte look back on Brickyard 400 triumphs

    NBCSports.com: Motor Sports
    22 Jul 2014 | 5:33 pm
    Time has not lessened the significance of winning at Indy for these three NASCAR standouts.
  • Pagenaud to replace Hinchcliffe at Andretti

    Autoracing1.com - Rumors
    20 Jul 2014 | 1:35 pm
    IndyCar[Strong] James Hinchcliffe leaving Andretti opens the door for PagenaudAfter six races in 23 days, IndyCar will take this week off before gathering Aug. 2-3 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Much could happen in the meantime.
  • UPDATE #5: Pagenaud to Andretti? (4th Update)

    Autoracing1.com - Rumors
    20 Jul 2014 | 1:36 pm
    IndyCar[Strong] UPDATE #5 This rumor is upgraded to 'strong' with the rumor Hinchcliffe may not stay with Andretti's team. 07/13/14 There continues to be a sense among some drivers that Simon Pagenaud has agreed to join Andretti Autosport for 2015. Pagenaud has twice denied that to The Indy Star newspaper.
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  • NASCAR Statistical Advance: Analyzing the John Wayne Walding 400

    ard2012
    21 Jul 2014 | 11:50 am
    Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana going into Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard on July 27 (1 p.m. ET on ESPN). INDIANAPOLIS-SPECIFIC STATISTICS Greg Biffle (No. 16 NESN 30th Anniversary Ford) ·         Three top fives, six top 10s ·         Average finish of 13.2 ·         Average Running Position of 11.8, fourth-best ·         Driver Rating of 94.6, eighth-best ·         58 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most ·         472 Green…
  • Formula 1: Nico Rosberg Takes Home Victory at German Grand Prix

    ard2012
    20 Jul 2014 | 10:40 am
    Nico Rosberg took a dominating home victory at the German Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton finishing in third position, gaining 17 places from the grid. Nico took his fourth win of 2014 today and the team’s ninth in ten races, taking a lights to flag victory in commanding fashion Lewis drove a fantastic race to finish on the podium, gaining seventeen places from his grid position and making a total of 15 on-track overtakes Nico ran a two-stop strategy, pitting on laps 15 and 41, running option/prime/prime. Lewis converted to a three-stop strategy after sustaining front wing damage, pitting on…
  • Morgan Shepherd’s daughter defends her father’s racing

    ard2012
    20 Jul 2014 | 8:30 am
    Last weekend, in the most recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, Morgan Shepherd broke his own record as the oldest driver to start a Sprint Cup race. His age — north of 70 — became controversial after an in-race incident with then-second-place-running Joey Logano. After the incident, Logano hinted that, at Shepherd’s age, maybe he should undergo some kind of NASCAR-mandated driving test. Shepherd, though, contended that the wreck was actually Logano’s fault. Anyway, in the days that followed, Shepherd’s age came into…
  • Formula 1: German Grand Prix – Race Results

    ard2012
    20 Jul 2014 | 7:29 am
    Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix with an untroubled but well-executed pole to flag finish but in an action packed grand prix it was Lewis Hamilton’s charge from 20th on the grid to third place that had fans on the edge of their seats. It is Rosberg’s fourth win of the season and puts him 14 points clear of Hamilton and in doing so he also passed the total of career laps led by his father, Keke. Denied a fight with the British driver he did exactly what he needed to do and drove a flawless run to the chequered flag but not one that necessarily caught the eye. “I had great fun,…
  • Formula 1: German Grand Prix – Race Line-Up

    ard2012
    19 Jul 2014 | 10:15 pm
    Nico Rosberg gave the home fans exactly what they wanted as he raced to pole position in Germany on Saturday afternoon, but Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton had another miserable qualifying session, crashing out in Q1 when his right-front brake disc failed entering the Sachskurve. Behind Rosberg, Williams claimed second and third with Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, whilst McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo completed the top five. Pos No Driver Team 1 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 2 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 3 19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 4 20 Kevin…
 
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  • Mixed Reaction to Newly Formed RTA

    Editor
    21 Jul 2014 | 3:07 am
    Consisting of Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, Richard Childress Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Richard Petty Motor Sports, Team Penske, Stewart-Haas Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing and Roush Fenway Racing, the newly formed nonprofit Race Team Alliance (RTA) reportedly aims to investigate ways to cut costs and promote the sport to a wider audience, while presenting a unified voice on issues facing racing teams. RTA chairman, Rob Kauffman of Michael Waltrip Racing, stressed the group’s intention for collaboration with NASCAR and racetracks, with the goal of…
  • Pure Michigan 400 2014

    Editor
    17 Jul 2014 | 8:26 am
    With the first event taking place in 1969, the Pure Michigan 400 has become a firm fixture on the NASCAR Sprint Cup calendar. Taking place over a distance of 400 miles, the event was won by Joey Logano driving for Penske Racing last year. Drivers who have won the event more than once include Bobby Allison, Cale Yarborough, Darrell Waltrip, Bobby Labonte, Rusty Wallace, and Greg Biffle. Drivers with three wins are Richard Petty, Bill Elliot, Mark Martin and Dale Jarrett. David Pearson is the only driver to have won the event five times. For more information visit nascar.com or mispeedway.com…
  • Cheez-It 355 At The Glen 2014

    Editor
    17 Jul 2014 | 8:16 am
    Covering a distance of 354.86 km, the Cheez-It 355 is one of two events to take place on a road course in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Last year’s event was won by Kyle Busch driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. Be sure to catch the action for the 2014 event on August 10. For more information visit nascar.com or www.theglen.com Date: 10 August 2014 Venue: Watkins Glen, New York State Related posts:Cheez-It 355 At The Glen 2013NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The GlenAaron’s 499 2014
  • All-American Soap Box Derby 2014

    Editor
    17 Jul 2014 | 6:55 am
    The 77th All-American Soapbox Derby is starting July 26th, an event which has been around since 1935 and attracts participants from across the globe. More than 400 racers between the ages of 7 and 18 from across the United States, Canada, and around the world hurtle down the 989-feet of track at Derby Downs, with some reaching speeds of up to 35 mph. The event is held annually in Akron, Ohio and is a huge part of the town’s atmosphere and tradition. Festivities kick off on Sunday July 20 with the Derby Downs 5K Run/Walk. Monday sees the Parade of Champions and opening ceremonies, with…
  • Aric Almirola Wins Crash-Marred Coke Zero 400

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    7 Jul 2014 | 3:20 am
    Washed out by rain on Saturday, the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway was deferred to Sunday where, nineteen laps into the race a dramatic multiple car crash put several NASCAR Sprint Cup contenders out of the race. The crash reportedly started with Ricky Stenhouse Jr getting loose from the field, resulting in Jeff Gordon moving to the left in an attempt to avoid a crash and connecting with Tony Stewart, causing a chain reaction. While there were no injuries, several cars sustained damage, including those driven by Stenhouse, Gordon, Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Kyle…
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  • Live chat: Indy, Eldora races (NASCAR.com)

    22 Jul 2014 | 9:01 pm
  • Dillon looks for strong NASCAR Nationwide finish (The Associated Press)

    22 Jul 2014 | 2:42 pm
    Chase Elliott's brilliant start in the NASCAR Nationwide series has overshadowed the steady if unspectacular debut of fellow rookie Ty Dillon. Dillon believes he's finally ready to push Elliott in the standings. Dillon scored his first top-five finish in 18 races last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Dillon, driving the No. 3 car his brother Austin piloted to the Nationwide title last season, is 30 points behind Elliott heading into this weekend's race in Indianapolis.
  • Drivers prepare to get groove on at Eldora (NASCAR.com)

    22 Jul 2014 | 12:59 pm
    Drivers and fans alike felt plenty of energy in the atmosphere surrounding the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Eldora Speedway. What the drivers felt to a greater degree was the inherent tension in running a race with so much uncertainty.
  • Newman keeps motoring toward Chase goal (NASCAR.com)

    22 Jul 2014 | 11:33 am
    Lost in a season brimming with news about multi-race winners, breakthrough stars and surprising struggles, Ryan Newman has methodically and rather quietly put himself in contention for a second consecutive Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup postseason berth. Newman was at the center of attention for several newsworthy reasons in 2013 and much of it wasn't his doing -- from good friend Tony Stewart not renewing his contract at Stewart-Haas Racing to NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France putting Newman in the Chase after a controversial outcome at Richmond International Raceway initially cost him a…
  • Chase Grid Live presented by Toyota to debut in Chicago (NASCAR.com)

    22 Jul 2014 | 10:31 am
    Live Sponsored by Toyota and Sprint will make its debut in downtown Chicago on September 10-11. The free outdoor fan fest located on North Michigan Avenue, will culminate with a two-hour live show featuring all 16 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers, just days before the momentous Challenger Round debuts at Chicagoland Speedway. "There's no better way to introduce our new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format than by inviting our fans -- the most loyal in sports -- to be a part of the celebration," said Steve Phelps, NASCAR chief marketing officer. "We are fortunate to have partnered…
 
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  • NASCAR Star Juan Pablo Montoya Lists Miami Penthouse for $14 Million

    22 Jul 2014 | 3:28 pm
    IndyCar. NASCAR, CART, Indy Racing League and Formula One racing sensation Juan Pablo Montoya is selling his posh Brickell six-bedroom, 6.5-bath Miami penthouse—which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay—for $14 million. The extraordinary home, which comes with more cache than an American Express Centurion card, is 6,500-square feet and is perched atop one of Miami’s most exclusive addresses. Photos There are resplendent marble floors—the perfect complement to the searing Florida heat—and floor-to-ceiling windows that encompass the whole of the first floor.
  • Kanaan knocking on door of first win with Ganassi

    22 Jul 2014 | 2:08 pm
    IndyCar. Tony Kanaan has been getting faster. A win is just around the cornerTony Kanaan has celebrated podium finishes for the last three Verizon IndyCar Series races, and the 2004 series champion sees that momentum as a conduit to being the focus of the celebration in the near future. The first-year Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver earned third- and second-place finishes in the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader on July 19-20, which followed a strong performance at Iowa Speedway a week earlier that netted third place.
  • Indy unveils new scoring pylon

    22 Jul 2014 | 12:18 pm
    Track News. New PylonThe Indianapolis Motor Speedway introduced the new and improved IMS scoring pylon to the media earlier today on the main straightaway of the iconic 2.5-mile oval. The new scoring pylon, located just south of the entrance to Gasoline Alley, features full LED panels on all four sides providing improved messaging capabilities to fans that will include animation and video. Made by Panasonic, the new pylon has 1,320 panels on each side and 5,280 combined on all four sides.
  • Renault eyes Mercedes 'trick' turbo

    22 Jul 2014 | 7:13 am
    Formula 1. The French car manufacturer fired up the first version of its 2015 power unit on its dyno facilities at Viry-Chatillon last week amid its push to make up for a difficult current F1 campaign. While the architecture of its internal combustion engine is unlikely to have a radical overhaul - although improvements have been made - Renault has confirmed it will evaluate the split turbo idea pioneered by Mercedes. One of the factors that is believed to have boosted Mercedes' form this year is a design in which its air compressor and turbine are on separate ends of the engine.
  • France calls the newly formed RTA unnecessary, says listening to consensus voice a "bad idea."

    21 Jul 2014 | 11:21 pm
    NASCAR Sprint Cup. Brain France not about to relent on dictatorship than runs NASCARNASCAR chairman Brian France says listening to the consensus voice of the newly formed Race Team Alliance would be a "bad idea." France, in his first extensive interview on the RTA since the organization of major team owners was announced two weeks ago, told Sirius/XM's Sirius Speedway show on Monday that NASCAR "didn't think (the RTA) was necessary." The nine most powerful race teams in NASCAR announced July 7 they had formed an alliance with the stated purpose of cutting costs and pooling resources. But…
 
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  • Ecclestone signs Mexican F1 deal for 2015

    22 Jul 2014 | 8:45 am
    Formula 1[Strong] For more than two decades, Mexico has been without a Formula One Grand Prix. But if a new Mexican media report is true, that will be changing starting next year. According to Mexico City-based newspaper Reforma, F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has signed a five-year deal for a Mexican Grand Prix to be staged at the city’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez starting in 2015.
  • Schu might return home this summer

    20 Jul 2014 | 10:50 pm
    Formula 1[Strong] Going home soon?(GMM) Michael Schumacher might soon continue his rehabilitation at home, according to the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick. After six months in a coma, the seven time world champion was recently transferred from intensive care in Grenoble to a rehabilitation ward in Lausanne. That is not far from the Schumachers' home on the shores of Lake Geneva, but Sonntagsblick claims the 45-year-old German could return home "during the course of the summer".
  • UPDATE #5: Pagenaud to Andretti? (4th Update)

    20 Jul 2014 | 1:36 pm
    IndyCar[Strong] UPDATE #5 This rumor is upgraded to 'strong' with the rumor Hinchcliffe may not stay with Andretti's team. 07/13/14 There continues to be a sense among some drivers that Simon Pagenaud has agreed to join Andretti Autosport for 2015. Pagenaud has twice denied that to The Indy Star newspaper.
  • Pagenaud to replace Hinchcliffe at Andretti

    20 Jul 2014 | 1:35 pm
    IndyCar[Strong] James Hinchcliffe leaving Andretti opens the door for PagenaudAfter six races in 23 days, IndyCar will take this week off before gathering Aug. 2-3 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Much could happen in the meantime.
  • Turner Sports could disappear in potential media mergers

    19 Jul 2014 | 11:05 pm
    TV News[Speculation] The latest machinations of the corporate media giants could result in the end of one of sports broadcasting's great brands. According to multiple reports, 21st Century Fox is pushing to acquire rival giant Time Warner. Even after an initial $80 billion bid was rebuffed, Fox and its leader Rupert Murdoch are said to be "determined and unlikely to walk away anytime soon".
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  • For Sale: Roger Avants previous SLM for sale or trade

    duh2602
    22 Jul 2014 | 4:03 pm
    -SLM #26: Roger Avants previous #27 car (Portcity straight rail), but bought from Nick Brinlee. I raced it once and was into the 16.9's. Great car with Swanke fuel injected motor that has less than 6 races on it. Car is race ready and willing to sell or trade. Price: Negotiable Contact me for more details Nick - 720-934-9011 Attached Thumbnails          
  • For Sale: limited Late Model

    dave mccray
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:40 am
    Selling our Limited Late Model it is race ready were going to buy a legend as it is to hard to load this in my semi... With that say car was built in 2010 by johnny an troy it is sitting on brand new qa1s new springs new gauges full charge on the fire bottle and 2 race old crate engine also 4 new tires on car right now car has lots of good parts call if interested or would like pics thanks 720-292-6242 willing to trade for the right legend set up as well asking $11k obo
  • For Sale: Open Race trailer

    rich78
    21 Jul 2014 | 2:42 pm
    1990 trailer with locking boxes, tire racks, gear carriers built in, this trailer is low to the ground making it nice to load and unload, it will fit a mod coupe, sprint car or pretty much what ever you want to put on it. I cant figure out how to upload photos so I can text you some. Rich 970/302/2568 asking $2000.00 OBO
  • For Sale: 97 Cobra Mustang

    Mike Bernard
    21 Jul 2014 | 2:31 pm
    1997 Cobra Mustang Adult driven Well maintained 122000 miles. Hate to sell it but getting a new car. The car it a lot of fun and a blast to drive. The Car is Black with Black interior. Can't post pictures can send. the car is alson on Craigslist in Loveland. -All leather and Options for 97 -Steeda pulleys -New Shocks and Struts -Steeda Tri-Ax short throw shifter - New Brakes -80mm mass air and cold air box - Stainless Steel Brake Lines -Caster Camber plates - Pillar Mounted Oil Pressure & Water Temp Gauges -Ford Racing Ceramic Coated Headers -New Kenwood Excelon Stereo with ipod control…
  • Utah Racing News: Trippin on LOMS…Gaylord style

    VintageBuzz
    21 Jul 2014 | 11:00 am
    Trippin on LOMS…Gaylord style “Gaylord said the Lucas Oil Modified Series (LOMS) is ‘really the best deal you can find right now’ both competitively and financially.” His grandfather, his parents and his brother are racers and his dad first asked his mom for a date on the radio during a caution period in an event both were trying to win, so it’s no surprise that Tripp Gaylord is driving a race car. “Racing’s been in my family for 60-plus years,” he said. “I grew up around it. It’s in my blood. I kind of was forced to get into it, but I love it. It’s my passion, so…
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  • Simple Advice for a Stress-Free Maui Family Vacation from Royal Lahaina

    admin
    22 Jul 2014 | 6:43 pm
    Royal Lahaina Resort on Maui is a family-friendly vacation spot that everyone can enjoy. Our article shares some tips on how to have fun and avoid stress on your Maui family vacation. Lahaina, HI — (SBWIRE) — 07/17/2014 — Royal Lahaina Resort is a palm-studded beachfront jewel in West Mauis well-known resort town of Lahaina, with 27 acres of verdant gardens, towers and rental cottages fronting probably the choicest half-mile stretch of one of Mauis choicest beaches. On Kaanapali Beach, you truly have it all – some of the finest sand in the Pacific, soft waves almost…
  • PNNL Director Mike Kluse announces retirement

    admin
    22 Jul 2014 | 2:14 pm
    Mike Kluse, director of the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and senior vice president at Battelle, today announced his plans to retire, effective March 31, 2015. Battelle operates PNNL for DOE’s Office of Science. Kluse was named interim laboratory director at PNNL in January 2007 and permanent director in May 2008. Under his leadership the Laboratory strengthened its science portfolio as well as the value of its applied research and development programs to sponsors across government, academia and industry. “Mike has had a tremendous impact on…
  • TD makes sending money overseas easy

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    22 Jul 2014 | 10:35 am
    TORONTO According to TD research, half (49%) of Asian and South Asian immigrants to Canada send money home to help their aging parents or friends, or to pay living expenses for family. “At TD, we continually identify new ways to offer comfortable banking to our customers in the form of convenience and choice,” said Faisal Yousuf, DVP, TD Canada Trust. Being the bank of choice for new Canadians, we heard our customers when they told us that they wanted more choice in how they send money internationally.” You can send funds in150 currencies to more than 170 countries which…
  • State Recommendations Would Make Hospital Finances More Transparent

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    22 Jul 2014 | 6:26 am
    Hospitals would be required to post annual and quarterly financial reports on their websites, a potentially significant increase in transparency, under recommendations made by the state health commissioner. Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd recommended in a new report that the audited annual report be posted within 180 days of the end of the fiscal year, which for most hospitals would mean late June, and that unaudited quarterly reports be posted within 60 days of the end of the quarter. Concerns about the growth of for-profit hospitals — and the lower financial reporting standards that…
  • Mayor Says Neosho Finances "Looking Strong"

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    22 Jul 2014 | 1:40 am
    NEOSHO, MO —At a recent town hall meeting, the mayor of Neosho says the citys financial forecast is looking strong. Mayor Richard Davidson said the citys financial status is currently 5% ahead of budget for 2014. The city of Neosho brings in around $10 million a year, and currently has$1.7 million in reserves. Davidson said so far the city has done a good job maintaining its finances. By 2017, projections show the citys debt will start to go down. Right now, were on track, Davidson said. Revenues are ahead of what where we expected them to be. The citys financial situation overall is…
 
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  • Lewis Hamilton hoping for clean weekend at the Hungarian Grand Prix

    Giles Richards at Hockenheim
    21 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Hamilton wants to avoid another poor start to a grand prix Rosberg wins German Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton thirdAfter a weekend where he managed to turn disaster into a form of triumphant damage limitation, Lewis Hamilton is eager to maximise his position and change his luck in the title fight with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg at next weekends Hungarian Grand Prix.Hamilton ran a superb comeback drive at the German Grand Prix on Sunday, moving from 20th on the grid to finish third behind Rosberg whom he now trails in the title race by 14 points and the Williams of Valtteri Bottas.
  • Jenson Button admits he overreacted after crash with Lewis Hamilton

    Giles Richards at Hockenheim
    20 Jul 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Hamilton hit Buttons car on lap 30 British drivers initially disagreed over etiquette Read Giles Richards race report Mardenborough wins GP3 raceAfter the former McLaren team-mates Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton came together at the Hockenheimring on Sunday, in a race-changing clash, Button questioned Hamiltons tactics and suggested that the Mercedes driver was taking elements of his racing for granted because he was in a quicker car. I think the problem with Lewis is he expected me to let him past, said Button.While the 34-year-old later tweeted to say that after watching the race back…
  • Nico Rosberg wins F1s German Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton third

    Giles Richards at Hockenheim
    20 Jul 2014 | 7:12 am
    Mercedes championship leader wins in Hockenheim from pole Valtteri Bottas second but Hamilton third from 20th on gridNico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix with an untroubled but well-executed pole to flag finish but in an action packed grand prix it was Lewis Hamiltons charge from 20th on the grid to third place that had fans on the edge of their seats.It is Rosbergs fourth win of the season and puts him 14 points clear of Hamilton and in doing so he also passed the total of career laps led by his father, Keke. Denied a fight with the British driver he did exactly what he needed to do and…
  • Sport picture of the day: Felipe Massa flips up

    Mark Wohlwender
    20 Jul 2014 | 6:50 am
    Williams driver Felipe Massa hits Kevin Magnussen's McLaren at the first corner of the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany. Even though his car flipped dangerously he walked away from this and was taken to hospital for precautionary checks. Magnusson carried on with just a damaged tyre Continue reading...
  • Nissans Jann Mardenborough wins GP3 race at Hockenheim

    Giles Richards at Hockenheim
    20 Jul 2014 | 5:29 am
    22-year-old Briton wins from front of reversed grid start My first win in international single seaters Im hugely happyJann Mardenborough, the young British driver who came into racing by winning the Sony and Nissan-sponsored PlayStation Academy, a competition that gives video gamers the chance to be trained and receive real race seats, has won the most important victory of his career in the second GP3 race of the weekend at Hockenheim.Mardenborough, who is now a Nissan-sponsored driver, won the Academy competition in 2011, beating 90,000 online entrants playing the Gran Turismo racing game on…
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  • Ecclestone confirms Mexico set for F1 return

    23 Jul 2014 | 12:34 am
    Jul.23 (GMM) Mexico has secured its return to the Formula One calendar in 2015.The Mexico City-based events company CIE said in a filing with the country's stock exchange that it has signed a five-year contract with the sport.The race, masterminded by former Austin F1 chief Tavo Hellmund and also involving Carlos Slim Domit, will take place at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico ... Keep reading
  • Alonso could be free to leave Ferrari - sources

    23 Jul 2014 | 12:11 am
    Jul.23 (GMM) Fernando Alonso could be contractually free to walk away from Ferrari.Technically, the Spaniard remains under contract to the struggling Maranello team until the end of 2016."I'm sure he is very frustrated," Niki Lauda told the Spanish newspaper El Pais earlier this week.But "he can't just go to McLaren because he has a contract that he can't get out of unless he's sacked ... Keep reading
  • Ferrari F1 dream 'just a cliche' - Ricciardo

    23 Jul 2014 | 12:11 am
    Jul.23 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo insists he does not feel the famous lure of Maranello.Although born and raised in Australia, the impressive 25-year-old's father is from Sicily.But when asked by the Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport if driving for Ferrari is the ultimate 'dream', Ricciardo - who rose through the ranks of the energy drink Red Bull's junior programme - gave a ... Keep reading
  • Lauda apologises for calling Ferrari car 'sh*t'

    23 Jul 2014 | 12:10 am
    Jul.23 (GMM) Niki Lauda has swiftly hit reverse, after using an expletive to describe the cars fielded in 2014 by Mercedes' grandee rivals McLaren and Ferrari."McLaren has the same engine as us and the car is sh*t," Mercedes' F1 chairman had told the Spanish newspaper El Pais."The same with Ferrari -- another sh*t car," the former Ferrari champion added.After the publication of his ... Keep reading
  • Germany could host two races per year again

    23 Jul 2014 | 12:10 am
    Jul.23 (GMM) Future F1 calendars could once again host two Grands Prix in Germany within a single season.Recently, as it emerged the Nurburgring was close to a new deal with Bernie Ecclestone, it was said Hockenheim's F1 foray could end altogether.Currently, the two German hosts alternate a single annual calendar spot.Hockenheim reacted to the news of an annual Nurburgring deal with ... Keep reading
 
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  • Опять загадки русской души...

    Эдуард Джафаров
    16 Jul 2014 | 11:05 am
     Что ни говори, а эти русские загадочные.... Ну, вот ранило в боях с повстанцами нескольких украинских пограничников. Смотрели ли они жалобно в сторону пограничников российских  или наоборот, смотрели сквозь муки на российскую сторону с патриотической ненавистью, СМИ не сообщают. А все, как сговорились, сообщают…
  • БРИКС - база для противостояния диктату Запада ?

    Эдуард Джафаров
    16 Jul 2014 | 12:36 am
     Оказалось, что весь мир - это не только Европа и США. Которые сейчас больше заняты  тем, как больнее наказать Россию различными санкциями и оставить её в международной политической и экономической изоляции.   Пока в странах ЕС и в США размышляли над силой и качеством карательных антироссийских санкций за Украину,…
  • Майдан. Были "понятные, светлые и симпатичные", стали наоборот...

    Эдуард Джафаров
    13 Jul 2014 | 10:59 pm
    Оказывается, на киевском Майдане собираются люди "  ".  Это если верить пану министру МВД Украины. Оснований НЕ верить самому пану министру МВД нет. Ему виднее.  Более того, опять же, если верить самому министру МВД, люди на Майдане как бы даже подосланные от ФСБ России.  Практически шпионы.... «Я имею полное право…
  • 13-й Министр обороны Украины под присягой не подписался...

    Эдуард Джафаров
    11 Jul 2014 | 5:06 am
     Странное известие оживило интерес к вновь назначенному министру обороны Украины - он, если верить журналистам "Українських новин", не подписался под  присягой. А должен.    Процедура назначения внятно описана  в статье 10 украинского закона «О Кабинете министров Украины» В ней говорится, что вступающий в…
  • Ох уж эти РЕСТИТУЦИИ...

    Эдуард Джафаров
    9 Jul 2014 | 11:47 am
     Сейчас нам, обывателям Украины, трудно распознать где обычная информация, а где пропаганда и агитация. Но это сообщение в любом случае заслуживает того, чтоб с ним ознакомиться: "Поляки, венгры, румыны и евреи заговорили "  http://belive.ru/2014/07/zhitelyam-zapadnoj-ukrainy-pridyotsya-otdat-svoi-zemli/
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  • sunday at sonoma: tony stewart meets his future mrs.

    Valli Hilaire
    3 Jul 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Sunday morning we, Heather and I, woke up at the insane hour of 5-o-clock. We had to get to the track when it opened because we wanted to get a pace car ride with Brett Bodine. It was Heather’s first time on a ride with him and it didn’t disappoint. You don’t wear a helmet and your body is thrown against the door every time we make a turn. It’s crazy and so much fun. It’s amazing that I do it considering I hate roller coasters. I think it’s because Brett is in such control and is so freaking calm. It’s like he’s just driving down the street to get groceries and not…
  • saturday at sonoma: it all leads up to ‘napa nascar night’

    Valli Hilaire
    30 Jun 2014 | 9:35 am
    So here’s the deal: I helped the Downtown Napa Association get a NASCAR driver to do an appearance at their Napa NASCAR Night event. I made it my personal mission to get at least one driver to attend because it’s just a great idea, there’s no other free fan event happening during the Sonoma race weekend. Plus someone said it would be nearly impossible to get a driver out there so that motivated me even more. Michael Annett and Reed Sorenson graciously accepted our invitation to come down and sign autographs for fans. We were supposed to do a Q&A session but it just…
  • friday at sonoma: just ask a crew guy

    Valli Hilaire
    29 Jun 2014 | 12:48 pm
    My friend Heather came up from Southern California for the race weekend at Sonoma Raceway. It was her first time to the track and we were super excited for the race. It was great to have Heather there especially since Kristen, the person I usually hung out with at Sonoma, moved to North Carolina last year. She also served in a professional capacity as my photographer. So anyway, we arrived at the track bright and early on Friday morning. I hadn’t been to a race in a year which feels really wrong to me. I have to go to more races this year, you guys. Because of the new knockout…
  • sonoma race weekend is coming: come see me interview NASCAR drivers at napa NASCAR night

    Valli Hilaire
    12 Jun 2014 | 12:04 pm
    I am SUPER excited about the upcoming Toyota/Save Mart 350 race weekend at Sonoma Raceway, June 20 – 22nd. I will be there all weekend with my friend, Heather. It’s going to be awesome to finally attend a race this year. And there’s ANOTHER reason why it’s going to be even more fun than usual. Through my day job I get to work with the Downtown Napa Association. They’ve created the Napa NASCAR Night event which will take place in Veteran’s Park in Downtown Napa on Saturday, June 21st from 3pm to 9pm. It’s completely free to attend and there’s…
  • do you really like the all-star race?

    Valli Hilaire
    15 May 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Be honest! Because I’m going to be honest with you and say that I really don’t understand the point of it given the fact that the same drivers are racing every week. Soooo, what’s really unique about this? It matters in football (although I never watch the Pro Bowl), basketball, and baseball because those leagues have a ton of teams with a ton of players who don’t always, or ever, face each other in the regular season. But in NASCAR they literally see each other every week. So who cares? I know the TV commentators like to say it’s about the bragging rights and…
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  • The Driver Suit Blog-Weekend Warriors-The SCCA Part 1

    dgf2099
    28 Jun 2014 | 7:30 am
    By David G. Firestone While the Sprint Cup, IndyCar, and Formula 1 drivers get all the glory, the overwhelming majority of drivers are weekend warriors, guys and gals who spend their own money on their cars, and race for the love of the sport. These drivers aren’t “professionals” per se, but they still have a love for the sport. It was on these drivers that the Sports Car Club of America, or SCCA was founded in 1949. It wasn’t about professionals, it was about enthusiasts who loved the sport, and who loved to race. As time went on, however, battles for control of sports car…
  • The Saga of Josh Wise: How Reddit Made Nascar History

    StormTheWalrus
    28 Jun 2014 | 6:07 am
    Josh Wise is an unassuming guy. He keeps a low profile, quietly showing up week in and week out to compete in Phil Parsons’ #98 Ford. He usually finishes around 30th place in his races. He isn’t swarmed by starstruck fans eager to grab his autograph or take a picture. In sum, Wise isn’t the kind of guy you’d expect to be a part of Nascar history. But he is. Driving for an underfunded team, Wise secured sponsorship for the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega with the backing of Nascar fans on Reddit, a popular content aggregating site. This event made headlines across the…
  • Exotic Driving Experience in Kansas City

    Matt Gasper
    27 Jun 2014 | 3:44 pm
    [anvplayer video="300590" /] KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Exotic Driving Experience is the 1-mile infield road course at Kansas Speedway. It was completed in September 2012 and winds through the infield of the Midwest motorsports facility. The course features a unique straight-away built with a chicane that provides an additional test of driving skill. Be among the first to experience the road course at Kansas Speedway behind the wheel of a high performance driving machine. Program offerings include 6-lap driving experiences with additional lap upgrades available and 2-lap Thrill Rides where…
  • The Little Blue Car

    klemcolladmin
    27 Jun 2014 | 1:26 pm
    This interesting photograph was taken in the paddock behind the pits at the old Reims Grand Prix circuit on July 6, 1947 prior to a “voiturette” race for smaller displacement open wheel cars which was called the Coupe des Petites Cylindrées. This was a support race before the Grand Prix de Reims, an event for Grand Prix cars which was not, this year, the French Grand Prix which would be held at Lyon in September. The car is a Gordini T11, a very light and maneuverable little car with an 1100cc Simca engine (based on a Fiat unit) which had been extensively modified by the…
  • Corn Plans Another Successful Peak Run With Hyperfuels e98 Ethanol Racing Fuel

    prracewire
    27 Jun 2014 | 11:30 am
    Brianne Corn, former SCCA Rallycross Champion, and 2011 Time Attack Champion at the venerable Pike Peaks International Hill Climb (PPHIC), is ready for another run up the mountain. This time though, her intent is to make it to make the top of the order with support from a maxed out Vorschlag-prepared, all-wheel Subaru WRX/STi, powered by Hyperfuels’ pure ethanol e98 racing fuel. Corn is the only the second woman to produce a class win at Pike Peak’s International Hill Climb where she won the Time Attack class in 2011. Last year her event was marred by a sudden rain storm during her run up…
 
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  • Thank you Barney!

    T.C.
    11 Jul 2014 | 5:59 pm
    I grew up listening to Barney Hall on MRN, and just wanted to say thank you! An iconic voice that will be missed every week. For more on Barney’s retirement, click here. (MRN Photo) TheNASCARInsiders.com Follow the Insiders on Twitter or be a fan on Facebook!TheNASCARInsiders.com Follow the Insiders on Twitter or be a fan on Facebook!
  • The Future For Edwards & Biffle

    T.C.
    2 Jun 2014 | 8:21 am
    As has been reported nearly everywhere, both Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle are in play on the free agent market. Nobody on either side is saying much, and that silence is deafening. What Biffle does will likely be dictated by the move Edwards makes, but make no mistake, Roush Fenway Racing could be about to […]TheNASCARInsiders.com Follow the Insiders on Twitter or be a fan on Facebook!
  • Pit Gun Technology Speeding Up Pit Stops

    T.C.
    27 May 2014 | 10:44 am
    It’s been a common thread this year; a driver has a shot to win, but a bad pit stop or two derails the whole day and somebody ends up getting called out on the radio or national television. Yes, the pressure is as high as it’s ever been on the pit crews with track position […]TheNASCARInsiders.com Follow the Insiders on Twitter or be a fan on Facebook!
  • These. Kids. Are. Good.

    T.C.
    20 May 2014 | 10:10 am
    I really, really, really hope you’ve been paying attention this season to what is happening in the lower series and with a few upcoming young drivers. Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, and Ryan Blaney may be three of the best young drivers we’ve had come up in a long time. There are a few others who […]TheNASCARInsiders.com Follow the Insiders on Twitter or be a fan on Facebook!
  • Iowa Rain Out Causes Pit Crew Problems

    T.C.
    11 Jun 2013 | 6:02 am
    On a normal NASCAR weekend when the Truck Series and/or Nationwide Series run companion to the Cup cars, there are a lot of pit crew members who double or triple dip. Crew members make some extra cash and get more reps, and the teams get top talent pitting their cars. But this last weekend presented […]TheNASCARInsiders.com Follow the Insiders on Twitter or be a fan on Facebook!
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  • Chase Elliott claims another win at Chicagoland

    Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Nationwide Series Examiner
    20 Jul 2014 | 7:43 am
    Chase Elliott led 85 laps of the 200 that made up the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Saturday night en route to his third win of the 2014 season and a...
  • Brian Scott on Nationwide Series pole at Chicagoland

    Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Nationwide Series Examiner
    19 Jul 2014 | 3:28 pm
    Brian Scott turned in a lap time of 30.370 seconds (177.807 mph) Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Saturday to claim the pole for the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 NASCAR Nationwide race to the be held at...
  • Where they stand: NASCAR Nationwide Series points after New Hampshire

    Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Nationwide Series Examiner
    18 Jul 2014 | 10:50 am
    Regan Smith left New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon last weekend as the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship points leader. He leads Elliott Sadler by eight points and JR Motorsports teammate Chase Dillon by 13.The top three in the...
  • Brad Keselowski dominates Nationwide race at New Hampshire

    Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Nationwide Series Examiner
    13 Jul 2014 | 6:50 am
    Brad Keselowski dominated the Sta-Green 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Saturday, leading 152 of the 200 laps that made up the race on his way to his second Nationwide Series win...
  • Brad Keselowski claims Nationwide pole at New Hampshire

    Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Nationwide Series Examiner
    12 Jul 2014 | 9:42 am
    When the NASCAR Nationwide Series takes the green flag at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Saturday afternoon for the Sta-Green 200, Sprint Cup Series regular Brad Keselowski will lead the field, as he claimed the pole with...
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  • Discover how you can detect if your car clutch may be failing

    Cheri
    18 Jul 2014 | 7:27 am
    If you’re a regular reader of this website, you know that in a while we have been informing about bad habits when it comes to properly use the clutch and disproving some myth associated with this system, all with the aim of you can prevent or delay the most of having to go through the workshop. But as you know, a car is nothing more than the result of the assembly of a host of mechanical parts that work together, all of which are subject to wear. Hence, depending on the good use we give, our clutch end up breaking later or later and we will change it. Fortunately, the operating…
  • We know the new Mazda 2

    Cheri
    18 Jul 2014 | 6:36 am
    Mazda has released the first images and the first details of the new Mazda 2, the definitive version of Street concept presented to us in Geneva and Madrid under the name Mazda Hazumi. It completely breaks the previous generation in all sections, adopting the new design language “KODO” of the Japanese firm already seen in the Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 for example. Moreover, it is very influenced by his older brother, the Mazda 3 So much so that it almost looks the same car but smaller. It looks sportier and more personality, having a carrier wins in picture, following the fashions…
  • Smart fortwo and forfour 2014

    Cheri
    18 Jul 2014 | 5:31 am
    In a year marked by the launch of all kinds of small urban cars, could not miss one of the most prominent brands in the segment mini as Smart . The signing of the German concern Daimler is one of the best examples of this type of vehicle, as unlike other companies, it only sold small cars. Under the strategic agreement signed between Renault and Daimler one dedicated to the development of a new generation of Mini models and has resulted in part included version of the Twingo renewed body and now two and four-door Smart, newly to be disclosed and will hit the European market during the month…
  • Skoda publishes a render and some details of the new Fabia

    Cheri
    17 Jul 2014 | 10:12 pm
    Skoda is involved in the development of next-generation Fabia , a model that has sold quite well but it was not exactly one of the most attractive and exciting segment cars. For the next generation, the company owned by Volkswagen has taken elements of design concept and has asked VisionC helps the Skoda Motorsport division for the final design, with the aim of making it more dynamic, passionate and emotional . So at least say in the press release. The new Skoda Fabia is nine inches wide and three inches shorter , it will have a completely new interior and according to Skoda, with harmonious…
  • Citroën joined Grand C4 and C4 Picasso Picasso with THP 165 hp engine

    Cheri
    17 Jul 2014 | 10:03 pm
    The French manufacturer has announced the addition of a new engine to its range C4 Picasso minivan, the new THP 165 hp . It is born in collaboration with the French group PSA diesel engine, ie, Peugeot, Citroen and DS. They are not the only ones who have collaborated in the development of this new mechanism as the German automaker BMW has also collaborated in the project. It is an engine of 1.6 liter turbocharged petrol engine that yields 165 horsepower and maximum torque of 240 Nm at its most flattering RPM range. It replaces the previous 156 hp turbocharged 1.6 so this new engine becomes…
 
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  • Tesla Car Gets Hacked By Students

    Katie Bryan
    22 Jul 2014 | 8:49 am
    A group of students was able to successfully hack a Tesla Model S vehicle during a competition at the SyScan Conference held in Beijing last week. The team of students who hacked the car go by the name of “Yo” and from Zhejiang University in China. By exposing several design flaws, they managed to remotely control the car’s locks, sound the horn, switch on the headlights as well as open the sunroof and car doors – while it was in motion. The team was not able to complete the exact specifications of the competition in the allotted time frame, which required them to gain access to the…
  • New Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat May Get Only 1,200 Models

    Katie Bryan
    21 Jul 2014 | 10:00 am
    The Dodge Challenger has been a long-time favourite for muscle car fanatics, and the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is sure to be a game changer. The SRT Hellcat goes back to the original Challenger roots, inspired by the classic 1971 model.  This beast gets 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, making it the fastest muscle car to cover the quarter mile. It leaves top competitors, like the Ford Mustang GT500 and Chevy Camaro Z/28, in its dust. With an MSRP sticker at just over $60K you can get all that power and speed for a reasonable price, but you better move quickly. The SRT is…
  • GMC Acadia Makes Family Hauling Fun Again

    Katie Bryan
    18 Jul 2014 | 10:30 am
    The 2014 GMC Acadia is the one ride that will keep you and your family happy for a very long time thanks to a roomy cabin, ample cargo space and a very reasonable 3.6-litre V6 engine. If you’re looking for an alternative to every parent’s worst nightmare — a minivan — look no further than the 2014 GMC Acadia. It will hold as many passengers and as much cargo as most minivans without the dreaded stigma that your fun days are over. Here’s why you should agree with us: It Looks Nice The next cool car you drive doesn’t have to come by way of a mid-life crisis. The GMC Acadia…
  • U.S. Senate Praises the Way GM CEO Handled Ignition Switch Crisis

    Katie Bryan
    18 Jul 2014 | 10:09 am
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra faced a Senate panel for the second time on Thursday to testify regarding the ignition switch recall. Barra’s two-hour testimony went far better than the first one, which took place earlier this year, where she was ridiculed for a lack of knowledge regarding the recall. Senate members even praised Barra this time around for confronting the issue head-on. Barra was able to confidently stand her ground on many of the issues that the panel questioned her about. She declined to expand the victim compensation program to other vehicles recalled for ignition problems.
  • Volkswagen to Build New Seven-Passenger Vehicle for U.S. Market

    Katie Bryan
    17 Jul 2014 | 10:02 am
    Volkswagen plans to build a midsize sport-utility vehicle that will accommodate up to seven passengers in its Chattanooga, Tennessee factory. In an announcement made earlier this week, the German automaker hopes that this vehicle will help to turn around the decline in sales that Volkswagen has seen over the past two years in the U.S. Market. Volkswagen automaker will invest $600 million USD into expanding their existing factory that currently builds the Volkswagen Passat.  The factory will be expanded by 538,000 feet and a new research centre will be set up to house 200 engineers. The aim…
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