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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets schedule record high 39 events for 2013

MILLSTADT, Ill. (Jan. 4, 2013)—The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series has scheduled an all-time high 39 events in Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin and Indiana for its ninth season in 2013, starting March 23 at Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill., and ending Oct. 3-5 with the USAC co-sanctioned Gold Crown Midget Nationals at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. POWRi and USAC will also co-sanction the Hut 100, which moves to Tri-City Speedway on May 31, the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway Grand ... Read More »

AMRA Under New Management  Looking Forward to Great 2013 Racing Season

AMRA Under New Management Looking Forward to Great 2013 Racing Season

RACINE, OHIO-The American Motor Racing Association would like to announce that the organization’s ownership has been transferred to DRIVE-a group of investors from various aspects of the racing community. The mission of DRIVE is to promote dirt track racing in an effective, economical, and simplistic fashion that insures a safe, level playing field for dirt modified and dirt late model racers. Through the AMRA, DRIVE will strive to keep costs for racers at an affordable level, improve and equalize competition, ... Read More »

Season Finale Settles Four-Way Battle for 10th Points Position  in the UARA

Season Finale Settles Four-Way Battle for 10th Points Position in the UARA

Tim George made the most of his opportunity at Rockingham and ended the season in 10th place in UARA points. Photo by Drew Hierwarter Hendersonville, NC (11/19/12) –While many fans and contenders were focused on the Championship battle, there was a four-way battle for the final tenth place position in the 2012 Championship points. Roger Powell and Ronnie Bassett Jr. were in a dead tie coming into the “Classic 3 Championship” weekend. With Ronnie’s four-win season and Powell’s seven top-10 ... Read More »

Ryan Newman Texas NNS Post Race Recap

Ryan Newman No. 30 Great Clips Chevrolet Texas Motor Speedway – O’Reilly’s Challenge – November 3, 2012 Challenging night as Newman finishes 19th at Texas Motor Speedway Turner Motorsports welcomed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver Ryan Newman behind the wheel of the No.30 Great Clips Chevrolet Impala this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Making his third career start at the 1.5-mile oval and first start of the 2012 season for Turner Motorsports, Newman was poised to bring the team ... Read More »

54 Monster Energy Camry Third at Fall Texas Race

Third-Place Finish at Texas Motor Speedway for Kyle Busch and No. 54 Monster Energy Camry Inaugural-Season Team Posts 13th Top-Five Finish of Year     Date:                           November 3, 2012 Event:                         O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge (Race 31 of 33) Series:                        NASCAR Nationwide Series Location:                   Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish:             1st /3rd (Running, completed 200 of 200 laps) Winner:                     Kevin Harvick of Richard Childress Racing (Chevrolet)   The Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) team returned to Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Fort Worth hopeful for a better finish than in the spring ... Read More »

Ford Texas 2 NNS Post Race

Ford Racing NSCS Notes & Quotes: O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NNS Post Race (Texas Motor Speedway) Saturday, November 3, 2012   FORD TEXAS RESULTS 4th        Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 17th      Michael Annett 9th        Kevin Swindell (98) 32nd      Scott Saunders (08) 35th      Tim Andrews (39) 39th      Timmy Hill 40th      Kevin Lepage   RICKY STENHOUSE JR., No. 6 NOS Ford Mustang (Finished 4th) (PIT ROAD INTERVIEW) – YOU DID WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO TONIGHT, COMING BACK, TALK ABOUT YOUR NIGHT. “It was okay ... Read More »

JR Motorsports Signs Regan Smith For No. 5 Chevrolet In 2013

Smith to make JRM debut at Homestead-Miami this season   MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 24, 2012) – JR Motorsports announced today it has reached an agreement with Regan Smith to drive the team’s No. 5 NASCAR Nationwide Series entry full time in 2013.  General Manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller said Smith will make his JRM debut this year, as the company will field three teams for the Nov. 17 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Smith will join teammates Cole Whitt and Danica Patrick in ... Read More »

Kyle O’Gara Sets His Sights on Firestone Indy Lights in 2013

Kyle O’Gara Sets His Sights on Firestone Indy Lights in 2013

17-Year-Old Passes Firestone Indy Lights Rookie Test at Kentucky Speedway INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 – Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) development driver Kyle O’Gara took a big step in his career at Kentucky Speedway on October 18 when he strapped into a Firestone Indy Lights car for the first time. At 17 years old, O’Gara turned just under 100 laps on the 1.5-mile tri-oval to pass his rookie orientation test for the Firestone Indy Lights series. “I was a little ... Read More »

James Buescher – Kansas Speedway – Race Review

          James Buescher No. 30 Great Clips Chevrolet Kansas Speedway – Kansas Lottery 300 – October 20, 2012 Promising run for Buescher cut short at Kansas Speedway Back behind the wheel for the second consecutive week of the No.30 Great Clips Turner Motorsports Chevrolet was James Buescher. Buescher, coming off a solid ninth place finish just the week before at Charlotte Motor Speedway, was looking to repeat that performance once again in Kansas. The goal looked like a reality until lap ... Read More »

Danica Patrick’s Exciting Tissot Week Culminates With Top-10 Finish in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 20, 2012) — In a heart-stomping, fuel-mileage race Danica Patrick stayed calm as she patiently maneuvered her No. 7 Tissot/GoDaddy.com Chevrolet to a 10th-place finish in Saturday's Kansas Lottery 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Kansas Speedway.    "That was probably the most fun I have had in a Nationwide race," said Patrick, who posted her third top-10 and 16th top-15 finish of the season.  She remains 10th in the Nationwide driver point standings.  After two days ... Read More »