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  1. The Continental Rubber Meets The New Road At Watkins GlenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Modern Tire Dealer

    Following a five month, $12 million repave project, Watkins Glen International is ready for the rubber to meet the road at this weekend's IMSA race. Continental Tire held a successful tire test in early May which was followed by a two-day promoter test May 25 26. While the overall dimensions and configuration of the 3.4-mile, 11-turn road course remain the same, the surface is smoother and faster and reviews from drivers and teams across multiple series have been remarkable.


  2. Continental Tire Fast Facts: Watkins GlenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Modern Tire Dealer

    RACE SERIES: WeatherTech SportsCar Championship July 3, 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge July 2, 2016 TRACK: Watkins Glen International 3.4-mile, 11-turn road course LENGTH: WeatherTech SportsCar Championship *6 hour endurance race Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series 2:30 hour time limit TRACK CHARACTERISTICS: There are six main areas identified in the long track at Watkins Glen International the ninety , the esses , the back straight, the chute , the toe , and the boot . It's typically a fast track that requires a lot of focus.


  3. Area roundup: Martinsville to offer physicals WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Martinsville High School will offer physicals to students on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. at MHS Commons.


  4. Quadriplegic Racecar Driver Tackles Hairpin Turns of Pikes Peak Race in the Arrow Electronics SAM CarRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Schmidt, who was paralyzed from the neck down in a crash during an IndyCar practice lap in 2000, is able to steer, accelerate and brake the modified 2016 Corvette Z06 SAM car using only his head. Sensors mounted on an Arrow-designed high-tech headset that Schmidt wears connect to infrared cameras mounted on the dashboard and detect his head-tilt motions to steer.


  5. 2016 Sonoma: Ryan Blaney NASCAR Sprint Cup Race RecapRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Rookie Ryan Blaney, his rookie crew chief Jeremy Bullins and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane team turned in a commendable performance in Blaney's first Sprint Cup race on a road course. Blaney started 26th in Sunday's 110-lap race at Sonoma Raceway, stayed on the course all afternoon and came home with a 23rd-place finish.


  6. Want free Coke Zero 400 parking? Here's where to goRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Planning to attend the Coke Zero 400 this Saturday or other racing events at the Speedway this weekend and need a place to park? Speedway officials are encouraging race fans to park use Lot 7, on the corner of Bill France and Clyde Morris boulevards, where parking will be free for general ticket holders and where a free park-and-ride service will be provided to and from the Speedway on both Friday and Saturday. From Lot 7, fans will be transported to the newly paved bus loop across the street from the Speedway where they can cross the pedestrian overpass to the motorsports stadium.


  7. Nation-Now 27 mins ago 11:04 p.m.Exclusive: First look at Blake Shelton NASCAR video for NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    "He makes fun of me terribly bad over air guitar," the Sprint Cup driver told USA TODAY Sports. "We were sitting in the bus looking at the schedule and it was written in the sch edule that I had to do an air guitar, so we had a lot fun with that.


  8. Retired NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon has served as a guestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Door Reminder

    Will Jeff Gordon be Kelly Ripa's next permanent co-host on 'Live'? Could "Live with Kelly" become Live with Kelly and Jeff? Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://usat.ly/28Te1YF NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon says he is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new "Live" co-host - so long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst. Jeff Gordon certainly didn't shoot down the possibility Saturday at Sonoma Raceway, where he's preparing to wrap up his first season as a NASCAR analyst for Fox Sports.


  9. Nation-Now 14 mins ago 5:36 p.m.Tony Stewart ready to 'run stuff that makes me happy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Stewart, inducted into the Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame on Friday along with two-time Sonoma winner Ernie Irvan, said realizing this weekend would be his last at Sonoma left him "not feeling as good as I would have liked." "I'm ready to go run stuff that makes me happy, and driving a Sprint Cup car does not make me happy right now," Stewart said.


  10. Newgarden, Daly won't be allowed to rejoin Firestone 600 field when race resumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | USA Today

    Josef Newgarden and Conor Daly, who crashed during the race at Texas Motor Speedway before it was postponed due to rain, are not expected to be allowed to participate when the Verizon IndyCar Series resumes the Firestone 600 on Aug. 27, according to series president Jay Frye. IndyCar told competitors at Road America on Friday that only those cars capable of resuming when the race was stopped at Lap 72 can participate.


  11. See Brett Eldredge Round Wrigley in 'Wanna Be That Song' VideoRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | RollingStone

    Brett Eldredge was about to perform at Kansas Speedway before a Nascar race when he came up with the idea for "Wanna Be That Song." But when it came time to shoot a video for his latest single, the Illinois native went a totally different sports route: to Wrigley Field.


  12. Sam Schmidt to Race Semi-Autonomous Corvette Z06 at Pikes PeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Corvettes

    Schmidt, who became a quadriplegic after an accident at Walt Disney World oval in 2000, just used technology from Colorado-based Arrow Electronics to drive his special Corvette Z06 to record-setting numbers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now, he'll be driving that same Z06 on the bottom half of the 12.42-mile Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend.


  13. Relive Junior's 2001 Pepsi 400 win on NBCSNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    NBCSN presents #NASCARThowback, the ultimate NASCAR viewing party, Wednesday, June 29th at 8 p.m. ET. Through on-air social integrations fans can relive the 2001 July Daytona race with their favorite past and present NASCAR drivers, on-air personalities and race teams.


  14. George Diaz's NASCAR notebookMike Wallace and his daughter went...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Lebanon Democrat

    Mike Wallace and his daughter went looking for a good time at a Rascal Flatts concert last Friday night. It turned into a horrific experience.


  15. 500 Festival announces youth race in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Indianapolis 500 Festival announced a new event Wednesday - a youth run to take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The inaugural 500 Festival mini-mini will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2016 and is open to children ages 5 12. Runners will be able to choose five different race distances to race, ranging from half a mile to 2.5 miles, allowing participants to select the best race for their age and ability.


  16. Sonoma, Daytona could mix up scramble for ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A road-course and a restrictor-plate races, two juicy elements that can shake up the predictable grid of 16 drivers who will qualify for the postseason to make a run at a championship. How about a more predictable pick in this crazy scramble? Canadian racer Patrick Carpentier , making his first start since Kansas Speedway in 2011 as a driver for Go Fas Racin in Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway? Everything and everyone is in play.


  17. Harvick, Truex on best finishes list of '16Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    The midseason report card has NASCAR.com ranking the season from best driver to biggest disappointment to the most successful crew teams. As the season approaches the mid-year mark, check out some of the top NASCAR story lines during the summer stretch.


  18. Shit People Said on the EDC Vegas ShuttlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Dallas Observer

    We get it; it's not easy trying to transport thousands of people between Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Strip. For those of us taking the giant buses, it was frustrating having no clear signs or indication of where, exactly, to find the shuttle pick-up zones.


  19. NoteworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Albany Times Union

    In this Feb. 19, 2012, file photo, NASCAR driver Mike Wallace climbs out of his car after his attempt at qualifying for the Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Wallace says he and his daughter were attacked after a Rascal Flatts concert in North Carolina.


  20. Fewer medical problems reported at Electric Daisy CarnivalRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | My Mother Lode

    Less-intense heat may have helped steer people clear of the medical tent during the three-night Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Police said Monday that fewer than half as many people sought medical help as in 2015, fewer were hospitalized, and no deaths or serious injuries were reported.