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  1. 46 Years with a 1937 Ford - Built to Do it AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hot Rod Magazine

    In this day in age, it's all about getting the best and newest "thing." Apple can't come out with phones fast enough and car manufacturers are offering increasingly attractive leasing deals.


  2. Cars We Remember: Who really won the first Daytona 500 in 1959?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Q: Hi, Greg. With the 2016 Daytona 500 coming up in a few weeks and celebrating 58 years, I still talk with friends about that very first race in 1959 and the photo finish between Johnny Beauchamp and Lee Petty.


  3. Rolex 24: Corvette GTLM and Daytona Prototypes do Battle on the High...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hot Rod Magazine

    Held on the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway, the 24-hour classic entered into its sophomore year as part of the merged American Le Mans Series and the GRAND-AM series. Now branded as the WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, the merged series has, in 2016, grown and gained momentum - much of that due to the arrival of the exotic Ford GT in the GTLM class.


  4. 1964th Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition headed for Barret-Jackson auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 |

    Ford Motor Company will be auctioning off the 1964th Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition this September at the Barret-Jackson auction in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be last in the series of these special edition Mustangs to be produced.


  5. A Peek Inside GM's New Powertrain Performance and Racing CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Motor Trend

    What better way to celebrate the Corvette Racing team's 1-2 victory in the GTLM class of the 2016 Rolex 24 race at Daytona - that event's closest margin of victory ever at 0.034 seconds - than by opening a brand-spanking-new racing powertrain development center with which the team can further hone its proven engines and drivelines? That's exactly what GM did just two days after all the high-fives and winners'-circle photo ops. The newly opened 111,420-square-foot Powertrain Performance & Racing Center is collocated with and attached to the largest of GM's eight global powertrain development centers, a 645,000-sq-ft megaplex in Pontiac, Mich.


  6. Team Penske To Give Away Ford Mustang GT In #Penske50 SweepstakesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Paddock Talk

    Team Penske will celebrate its landmark 50th anniversary season with fans in some unique ways in 2016. One of those ways is to give away a brand new Mustang.


  7. Busch brothers have busy weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2010 |

    After the rain-delayed Nationwide race on Monday in Texas won by Kyle Busch , word started spreading that the Vegas native would go for a second Nationwide Series championship. In the offseason, Busch announced he would not run the full season due to the formation of his own team, Kyle Busch Motorsports, and wanting to concentrate on the Chase for the Cup championship.


  8. Vegas native Kyle Busch wins five consecutive Nationwide races at Texas Motor SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 |

    Not only was the Las Vegas native honored by the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame as Racer of the Year, but he won his fifth consecutive Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway. In the last five races, he has led 810 of the 1000 laps raced.


  9. Am Racing Hires Browning As Crew ChiefRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Paddock Talk

    AM Racing has hired veteran NASCAR crew chief Marc Browning to head the team's at-track efforts with driver Austin Wayne Self in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the 2016 season, the organization announced on Thursday. Browning, a native of Dundee, MI, has a background rich with experience in the upper levels of NASCAR, including a stint as a member of Kyle Busch's Sprint Cup Series crew at Joe Gibbs Racing.


  10. Darlington raceway receives Community Pride AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WMBF

    Annual Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet held at the Darlington Country Club on February 4. DARLINGTON, SC The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce awarded Darlington Raceway with the 2016 Community Pride Award. The award was presented on February 4 at the annual Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet held at the Darlington Country Club.


  11. Matt Tifft runs partial Xfinity schedule for Joe Gibbs RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 |

    Joe Gibbs Racing announced Friday that Matt Tifft will compete in 13 NASCAR Xfinity Series races for the team in 2016. In those 13 races, Tifft will drive a No.


  12. Waltrip to take wheel of BK Racing No. 83 car during Daytona 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 |

    Michael Waltrip , 52, is hoping for his 3rd win in 29 starts in the Daytona 500 , when he gets behind the wheel of BK Racing's No. 83 car on February 21. Waltrip, who won the race in 2001 and 2003 will be a teammate with David Ragan .


  13. Rider changes, downforce new for NASCAR in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Florida Times-Union

    Team owner Richard Petty and driver Brian Scott unveil the new Ford Fusion that Scott will drive this season during a NASCAR Media Tour event Jan. 20 in Charlotte, N.C. Timothy D. Easley Associated Press Drivers kick off a Sprint Cup Series race on July 11 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky. NASCAR tested its plan to lower downforce during the race by altering some of the aerodynamic features on the cars.


  14. Decatur company partnering with Penske Racing, CastronevesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Decatur-based REV Group, Inc. is partnering with legendary racing team Penske Racing and 3-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves. The company entered a multi-year agreement that will allow REV to showcase their American Coach and Fleetwood RV brands.


  15. Injured Tony Stewart to miss start of final NASCAR seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Echo

    It would seem that riding in sand dunes wouldn't phase a NASCAR driver but, in the aftermath of the off-road accident that put Tony Stewart in the hospital with a back injury earlier this week, Greg Biffle described just how tricky they can be. "I've knocked the wind out of myself, I've thought I'd broken my tailbone or back before", he said.


  16. Smith delights crowd during off-the-cuff induction speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.


  17. Tony Stewart will retire after the 2016 Sprint CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Tony Stewart has broken back, will miss Daytona 500 No timetable set for return of three-time NASCAR champion, who underwent surgery Wednesday Check out this story on CHARLOTTE -- Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR Sprint Cup season after undergoing back surgery Wednesday to repair a burst fracture of his L1 vertebra, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday. Stewart suffered the injury while riding in a sand car with a group in Southern California on Sunday.


  18. Why Big Brands Are Skipping Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Fox News

    The Super Bowl appears to have lost a lot of its gusto for advertisers, and major brands are instead leaning on the digital world to reach consumers. Thirty-second commercials during Super Bowl 50 were going for a whopping $5 million apiece, according to the game's broadcast partner this year, CBS .


  19. How the Ford GT race car differs from the road carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Ganassi Racing Ford GT runs through the front stretch during the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida . The most anticipated new car release of the year in enthusiast circles is the upcoming 2017 Ford GT.


  20. B.J. McLeod takes team to Xfinity SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 |

    Super Late Model racer B.J. McLeod plans to compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series full-time in 2016. He'll field his own two-car team in the series, driving a No.