New NASCAR Sprint Cup Format Given Green Light

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New NASCAR Sprint Cup Format Given Green Light

February 3, 2014 by  
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The official announcement by NASCAR regarding the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup’s new format put an end to weeks of speculation and sparked debates among NASCAR fans on the pros and cons of the upcoming changes, which are reportedly designed to put the emphasis on…

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

January 30, 2014 by  
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The Indycar season kicks off in St. Petersburg, a 1.8 mile street course with 14 turns. Accompanying the IndyCar race will be Stadium Super Trucks, Indy Lights, Pro Mazda Championship, USF2000 National Championships and…

NASCAR Sprint Cup May See Big Changes in 2014

January 20, 2014 by  
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While sources remain anonymous and the information unconfirmed, the possibility of NASCAR reinventing the format of the Chase for the Sprint Cup has drawn commentary from many quarters – some positive, but more leaning toward the negative. It’s no secret that NASCAR chairman…

Discover the Excitement of Drifting

January 6, 2014 by  
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The action of drifting, when the rear slip angle of a car is greater that the front slip angle and a loss of traction occurs between tires and track, can occur in different types of auto racing. This may be unintentional, with drivers either spinning off the track or being able to rectify the over-steering that caused the drift, or intentionally, with drivers using the technique to gain an advantage…

NASCAR CoT Replaced by Gen 6 for 2013

December 31, 2012 by  
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When NASCAR was founded by Bill France Sr. more than fifty years ago, the idea was to race cars that could be bought off a dealership showroom floor – stock cars…

Keselowski Wins 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

November 19, 2012 by  
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The Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead was the final race of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, with Jeff Gordon taking first place, followed by Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman, Kyle Busch and Greg Biffle in the top five…

Pure Michigan 400 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

August 7, 2012 by  
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The Pure Michigan 400 race program includes practice sessions on Friday, a qualifying session on Saturday and the Race on Sunday at Noon…

NASCAR Sprint Cup Ends with a Duel

November 21, 2011 by  
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As the final race of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday offered excitement from start to finish, ending with Tony Stewart taking the checkered flag and the championship title. Having won the NASCAR season championships in 2002 and 2005, this was Stewart’s third championship victory – a victory for which he had to battle against very strong competition. The last 40 laps of the 267-lap event proved to be a duel between Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards that kept fans in suspense right to the finish line.

Costa Wins the Race, Wickens Takes the Championship

October 12, 2011 by  
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Canadian Robert Wickens may not have finished the race in Barcelona on Sunday, but he nevertheless won the Formula Renault 3.5 Championship on points. Starting the last race of the season with a nine-point lead over Jean Eric Vergne of France, it initially appeared that Wickens may have lost the title due to an accident on the first lap with his Carlin Motorsports teammate.

V8 Supercars Acquired by Archer Capital

May 19, 2011 by  
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The majority shares of V8 Supercars Australia Auto Racing Championship will now be controlled by Archer Capital, and the series is valued at an estimated $316 million. Archer Capital is based in Sydney and funds Australian Motor Racing Partners Pty Limited. The organization will now own sixty percent of the series. The remaining forty percent of the V8 Supercars will be retained by the management holding and teams. Even though Archer Capital has taken on some debt in taking over the series, Andrew Gray, Director of the Australian Motor Racing Partners, expressed his optimism in regard to the takeover.

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