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Dream Racing's two-day Ready to Race experience at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway puts drivers behind the wheel of a race-ready Ferrari 430 GT. NASCAR fans can go on the rides of their lives during the Richard Petty Fantasy Racing Camp in Charlotte, N.C. Three full days are spent exploring the heart of NASCAR country, including meeting NASCAR legends Richard Petty and Dale Inman.
4 hrs ago | RV Business
Cequent Performance Products Inc., sponsor of Brad Keselowski Racing , announced its first win on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series circuit with the BKR team. Cequent, a key supplier of towing and trailer products, and its premier brand Draw-Tite, have sponsored the BKR Team in the Camping World Truck Series since 2011.
8 hrs ago | Stanley Cup of Chowder
Sound like NASCAR? Nope, I'm describing V8 Supercars , Australia's most popular motorsport and a series that is having a big moment right now with the announcement that Marcos Ambrose is going back to his homeland to try to add to his 2 Championships in the series. The V8 Supercars series itself has a rather short history, having formed in the late 1990s in response to the Australian Racing Drivers Club pushing the BTCC-derived Supertouring class, but it's legacy dates back decades to the birth of touring car racing in that country.
A power outage at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, forced parkgoers off rides Sunday. Rides stopped during the incident, prompting crews to... -- Australia will send personnel and aircraft to the United Arab Emirates in an effort to assist in the international coalition against ISIS, Prime Minis... -- Multinational corporation Nike terminated its endorsement contract with South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius following a guilty verdict in the murder trial of ... -- Scientists at Harvard University's Wyss Institute created a spleen-like device on a tiny chip to filter fungi and toxins from patients' blood.
Analysis: 'The Split' career move for Brad Keselowski Everyone will be talking about his pass up the middle between Harvick and Larson for years Check out this story on news-press.com: http://usat.ly/1s3Rhh1 If you watched the Chase for the Sprint Cup opener at Chicagoland Speedway, you know the one. Brad Keselowski's move to take the lead with 15 laps to go was so spectacular, it deserves to go down in NASCAR lore with a name of its own.
But with 12 of the 16 Chase drivers finishing in the top 15 positions Sunday, and with just 29 points separating those 12 drivers, the Chase for the Sprint Cup is still a wide-open affair. - or anyone else who might overtake him - close in the points.
BRAD KESELOWSKI Can coast for two weeks, but probably won't JEFF GORDON Nothing lost, nothing gained KEVIN HARVICK Will win at New Hampshire JOEY LOGANO Penske's "other" driver this week JUNIOR EARNHARDT Redskins' romp helped his mood JIMMIE JOHNSON Might want to keep that "Go" switch in view KYLE BUSCH Good time to regain his Cup footing KURT BUSCH Unlike his Cubs, he's a September factor MATT KENSETH 0-for-35 RYAN NEWMAN 0-for-43
Some racing series attract drivers from around the world, but by and large, NASCAR isn't one of them. Marco Ambrose is one of the few exceptions, but now, after more than six years competing for the Sprint Cup, he's calling it quits.
Chicagoland establishing identity as Chase kicks off Track trying to make footprint in crowded sports landscape about 50 miles south of Chicago Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s2eIr5 Matt Kenseth won the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway in 2013. This is the fourth year the 1.5-mile track has kicked off the 10-race title run.
Team Penske has partnered with Dick Johnson Racing to form a V8 Supercar team that Marcos Ambrose will drive for in 2015. DJR Team Penske will compete with Ford Falcons, and Ambrose will drive the No.
Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round. Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to snatch the lead away with 15 laps remaining at Chicagoland Speedway.
VALENTINO Rossi led a Yamaha one-two to claim his maiden win of the season at the San Marino Moto GP and launch his bid for a 10th world title. GREG Murphy sent a sobering warning to his old sparring battle Marcos Ambrose by declaring the returning NASCAR driver will struggle to reclaim his past V8 glory.
Kyle Busch put on an impressive performance in the Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night, racing from the back to the front two times but still managing to lead a race-high 66 laps of the 150 that made up the race on his way to the win, his fourth victory in his fifth series start at Chicagoland and in the sixth Truck Series race hosted by the track. "It was a great race for us tonight, and this Tundra was awesome," Busch said.
Dale Jr. says he wasn't having a good time before, but has 'had the best time driving race cars this year "I feel physically and mentally 10 years younger than that," Earnhardt said as he prepared for Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup opening race at Chicagoland Speedway. "I still enjoy what I do and had the best time driving race cars this year," he said.
Joliet, IL - Kevin Harvick claimed his fourth victory in the Nationwide Series this season by taking Saturday's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Kyle Busch dominated most of this race by leading 141 of 200 laps, but Busch fell back to 16th in the field following a round of pit stops under caution on lap 155 when his No.
Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return to his native Australia. The announcement Saturday comes amid mounting speculation that Ambrose will join Roger Penske as the team enters prepares to enter Australia's V8 Supercar Series.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:52 pm
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