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Ford, Chip Ganassi Announce Full-Time IMSA Factory Drivers

On Saturday morning, Ford Performance and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates unveiled their new two-car factory Ford GT effort at Homestead-Miami Speedway that will compete full-time in IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT-Le Mans class in 2016.  The organization had a rather difficult choice as over 40 professional sports car …

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Joey Logano Fastest in Homestead Happy Hour

(Credit: Mike Neff)

On Saturday afternoon, the Sprint Cup Series finally managed to get in a full practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  After rains shortened XFINITY Series qualifying to only two rounds, track crews worked hard to get the surface back into racing shape.  By 1 p.m., the track was ready to go …

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Kyle Larson Tops Rain-Shortened Homestead Practice No. 2

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The Sprint Cup Series is two-for-two so far this weekend in Homestead.  Unfortunately, they’re two-for-two in practice sessions being shortened by rain. The session itself started about five minutes late due to track drying from overnight rains.  Because of that, the session was going to be extended to 11 a.m. …

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Kyle Larson Fastest in Homestead XFINITY Practice

(Credir: Mike Neff)

On Friday afternoon, the XFINITY Series held a 145 minute practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway ahead of Saturday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300.  The rain that ended Sprint Cup Practice early did not affect the session.  However, the tire wear and increased amount of rubber on the track did. Much like …

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Daniel Hemric Tops Homestead Truck Practice

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Despite some overnight rains, the sole practice session for the Camping World Truck Series started on-time Friday morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  After only a few minutes, it became quite clear that tire wear and falloff will be a significant factor all weekend, regardless of the series. In the early stages of …

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Changes Afoot at Stewart-Haas Racing?

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During Thursday’s Championship Media Day at the Diplomat Hotel & Spa in Hollywood, Fla., Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner/driver Tony Stewart was asked about his team and what they are planning on doing to right the ship, and though he did not offer any specifics, it is safe to assume that Stewart wants …

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