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NASCAR Makes Two Officiating Moves Ahead of 2015 Season

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On Monday afternoon, NASCAR shook up the leadership of its tertiary National touring series.  55-year old Elton Sawyer, most recently of Action Express Racing in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, has been named the new Managing Director of the Camping World Truck Series.  He will replace Chad Little, who …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Penalized for Drive Time Violation, Sent to Rear of Prototype Class

(Credit: IMSA)

On Friday, IMSA announced that Wayne Taylor Racing has been dropped from third-place in the Prototype class and overall all the way back to 16th in class as a result of a drive time violation committed by the team in the closing moments of last weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  …

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Jimmie Johnson Foundation Forms Partnership with The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

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On Thursday, Jimmie Johnson announced that his charitable organization, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation (JJF), has joined forces with The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company in order to serve as a co-sponsor of the Jimmie Johnson Foundation’s annual Wellness Challenge.  Under the partnership, the event will be known as the 2015 …

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Ganassi’s “Star Car” Claims Overall Win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Credit: IMSA via TUDOR Championship Twitter page

Last weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona was billed as another battle for supremacy in the Prototype class between the Daytona Prototypes and the P2’s.  Despite Michael Shank Racing dominating the time sheets, the P2’s did not factor much into the outcome. From the drop of the green flag, the Ford …

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Rolex 24 at Daytona Update After 17 Hours: DP’s Continue to Dominate

(Credit: IMSA)

Here is the update as of 7:10 a.m. on Sunday morning.  The Daytona Prototypes look very likely to win the Rolex 24 at Daytona for the 12th straight year.  The highest running P2 prototype is the pole-winning No. 60 from Michael Shank Racing.  John Pew nosed into the tires during …

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Rolex 24 Six Hour Update: Ganassi in Control

(Photo: IMSA)

Here are your standings in all four classes at the one-quarter mark of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Prototype: 1. No. 01- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Ford EcoBoost Riley DPG3, Scott Pruett/Joey Hand/Charlie Kimball/Sage Karam 2. No. 02- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Ford EcoBoost Riley DPG3, …

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The P2’s and the DeltaWing Could Steal the Rolex 24 from the DP’s

Credit: IMSA

Finally, the cursed offseason is coming to a close. Despite the onslaught of big announcements recently in NASCAR’s sphere of influence (Jeff Gordon announcing the end of his full-time tenure in Sprint Cup at the end of the season, Brian Vickers announcing his return at Las Vegas, Rico Abreu moving …

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Brian Vickers Cleared to Return at Las Vegas, Still Eligible for Chase

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On Wednesday, Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) announced that Brian Vickers has officially been cleared to return to the driver’s seat starting at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March.  He will miss the first two races of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season while he continues to recover from a surgical procedure on …

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Rico Abreu to Race Full-Time in K&N Pro Series East in 2015

(Courtesy: @rico_abreu)

Quick on the heels of his victory in the A-Main of Saturday night’s Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Tuesday morning brought the very beginning of a new chapter in Rico Abreu‘s racing career.  HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks announced that the 22-year old sprint car ace will drive …

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