Mixed Reaction to Newly Formed RTA

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Mixed Reaction to Newly Formed RTA

July 21, 2014 by  
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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…

McLaren and Virgin Racing Partnership

July 6, 2011 by  
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Marussia Motors, a Russian sports car manufacturer, bought interests in the Virgin Racing team last year. Virgin Racing made the move to buy out Nick Wirth’s Formula 1 division of Wirth Research Technologies, but after experiencing a very disappointing start to their Formula 1 season, for a second time, Virgin Racing decided to move away from Wirth. Wirth was instrumental in designing and developing the team’s car, as well being leaders in the formulation of computational fluid dynamics, but the team believes they have a greater chance of success with McLaren.

Townsville 400

February 10, 2011 by  
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The popular Townsville 400 is a renowned V8 Super Car Event. The race takes place on a track with a circuit length of 2.87km, with an average speed of 140kph. The event consists of two 200km races. Be sure to catch the action! Date: 9 to 11 July 2011 Venue: Townsville circuit City: Townsville State: [...]

Kick Gas Festival 2009

July 31, 2009 by  
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The Kick Gas Festival will take place on 12 October 2009 and is a very unique event to attend. Instead of smelling the gas fumes and listing to the roar of the engines, the Kick Gas Festival is only open to electric vehicles; and alternative vehicles of all shapes and sizes will be participating in [...]

Daytona International Speedway

May 6, 2009 by  
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Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, you have likely hear of Daytona’s unbreakable bonds with auto racing, with cars first racing on a road course before moving to a regular track. The quality of car racing at Daytona over the past half century has been simply astounding, so we may say that NASCAR [...]

Indy

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Indy Racing League, or IRL, is a sanctioning body for open-wheel auto racing in America. Best known for the popular Indianapolis 500, the IRL endorses the IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and, as of 2010, the U.S. F2000 National Championship. Tony George was responsible for the establishment of the IRL back in 1994, [...]

NASCAR

February 9, 2009 by  
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NASCAR is an acronym for National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing and the association is currently the largest sanctioning body of motor sports in the US. It is hugely popular with sports fans in that country and has the second highest television ratings in the US. Besides this, various NASCAR races are broadcast in [...]

Martinsville Speedway

February 9, 2009 by  
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The history and development of Martinsville Speedway and NASCAR are closely intertwined. Auto racing at Martinsville predates NASCAR, though with very humble beginnings and small spectator capacity. The Martinsville Speedway has matched NASCAR lap by lap, meeting new technology and safety standards, while also providing for the rapid growth of fans for the sport. Every [...]

Rally

February 9, 2009 by  
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Rallying or Rally Racing is a form of point-to-point racing where drivers navigate their way between different sets of points along a circuit. Highly modified production cars are used for Rally Racing and these are generally constructed with particular terrain in mind. For example, cars used in Desert rallies need to be able to cope [...]

Racing Manufacturers

February 9, 2009 by  
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Many auto manufacturers also design and build cars for the race track. Some of these racing manufacturers are Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Lotus, Porsche, and more. Ferrari, especially, has been at the forefront of auto racing since the early years of the 20th century. The Prancing Horse has been a regular fixture of Winner’s Circle celebrations [...]

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