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Pantano to Substitute for Kimball in IZOD IndyCar Series at Mid-Ohio

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 31, 2012) – Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing (NNCGR) announced today driver Giorgio Pantano will substitute for  IZOD IndyCar Series regular Charlie Kimball at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend after Kimball fractured the fifth metacarpal in his right hand in a testing incident last week.   Kimball returned to Indianapolis over the weekend where further evaluation revealed the driver of the No.83 NovoLog FlexPen Honda would not be ready to return behind the wheel for this weekend’s ... Read More »

Jason Leffler NNS Iowa Preview

JASON LEFFLER QUICK FACTS No. 30 Great Clips / AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet Iowa Speedway U.S. Cellular 250 August 4, 2012   No. 30 Great Clips / AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet News and Notes     Welcome back Jason Leffler… Jason Leffler returns to his previous home of Turner Motorsports to drive the No. 30 Chevrolet this weekend at Iowa Speedway. Saturday night's event will mark his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start of the 2012 season. Turner Motorsports marketing partners, AccuDoc Solutions ... Read More »

Justin Allgaier NNS Iowa Preview

JUSTIN ALLGAIER QUICK FACTS No. 31 BRANDT Chevrolet Iowa Speedway U.S. Cellular 250 August 4, 2012   Starts        Poles           Wins         Top-Fives        Top-10's     DNFs   Avg. Start    Avg. Finish    5              0                 0                 0                      3               0             6.0               13.2     No. 31 BRANDT Chevrolet News and Notes   Weekend Rewind: Indianapolis - Justin Allgaier and the BRANDT team headed to the hallowed ground of Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the driver's first ever start. The team had extremely high hopes, bringing a new chassis and new paint scheme ... Read More »

Brad Sweet NNS Iowa Preview

BRAD SWEET QUICK FACTS No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet Iowa Speedway U.S. Cellular 250 August 4, 2012   No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet News and Notes   Brad Sweet Career NNS Stats   Starts        Poles           Wins         Top-Fives        Top-10's     Avg. Start       Avg. Finish    10                0                       0                    0                      1                16.7                19.8   Back in the saddle… Brad Sweet will return to the seat of the No. 38 Great Clips machine this weekend for the NASCAR Nationwide Series' (NNS) second stop of the season at Iowa Speedway. ... Read More »

Roush Yates and Ford Racing Win Inaugural Brickyard Grand Prix

Mooresville, NC (July 30, 2012) Sebastien Bourdais and Alex Popow won the inaugural Brickyard Grand Prix Grand Am Rolex Series race on Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway driving the No. 2 Soloson Ford/Riley for Starworks Motorsports.   Bourdais took the lead with just over a half hour remaining and pulled away on the final restart to win the Daytona Prototype division's first Brickyard Grand Prix and the North American Endurance Championship. Winning on the 2.534-mile road course in Indianapolis, IN was ... Read More »

54 Monster Energy Camry 22nd at Indianapolis

Indianapolis Debut Yields 22nd-Place Finish for  Busch and Team Path to Victory at Inaugural Brickyard Event Thwarted Date:                          July 28, 2012 Event:                        Indianapolis 250 (Race 19 of 33) Series:                        NASCAR Nationwide Series Location:                   Indianapolis (Ind.) Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Start/Finish:              2nd / 22nd (Running, completed 100 of 100 laps) Winner:                     Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Dodge)    In his eleventh start behind the wheel of the No. 54 Monster Energy Camry, Kyle Busch began Saturday's inaugural Indianapolis 250 from the outside front ... Read More »

Ford Indianapolis NNS Post Race Quotes

Ford Racing NNS Notes & Quotes: Indiana 250 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway) NNS Post Race (July 28, 2012)   FORD FINISHING ORDER 6th           Michael Annett 9th           Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 23rd        Timmy Hill 32nd        Kyle Fowler 33rd        Reed Sorenson 40th        Kevin Lepage   MICHAEL ANNETT, No. 43 Pilot/Flying J Ford Mustang (Finished 6th) – YOU JUST WON $100,000 IN THE DASH FOR THE CASH, HOW DOES THAT FEEL?  “This is awesome. This is the Brickyard. We aren’t kissing any bricks today but we have a big cardboard check that we ... Read More »

August kicks off with USMTS National Championship Series tripleheader in Hawkeye State

The USMTS Modifieds will be back in action this week with three USMTS National Championship Series events paying $4,000 to win each. Fresh off his win this past weekend at the World Modified Dirt Track Championship, defending USMTS national champion Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown, Iowa, leads a host of touring titans into battle as the current points leader in this year’s USMTS National Championship Series title chase. Other drivers to watch at this week’s trio of blockbuster events include 2010 ... Read More »

Sponsors step up, add $30,000 to WMDTC purse!

More often than not, one or more of the fantastic sponsors of the USMTS and Deer Creek Speedway step up on race night and throw some extra cash to one or more dirvers in the field. But what happened tonight at the WMDTC is unprecedented. Hanson Tire Service, a long-time partner here at the Deer Creek Speedway, announced three weeks ago that they were upping the winner’s share from $20,000 to $25,000 at this year’s WMDTC. But now, an additional ... Read More »

Big Bonus Money Announced for NDRA Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The National Dirt Racing Association (NDRA) is proud to announce details of the the Circle K Outlaw Showdown Wednesday October 10th at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The event will be a NDRA Road Show presented by Heintz Performance event with a few added twists. Any NDRA driver that has won a weekly or road show event in 2012 will be receive a $1,000 bonus if they can take home the checkers that night. Also, there will be ... Read More »