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INDYCAR Reveals 2015 Schedule

2014 Indycar Milwaukee Parade Laps

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The Verizon IndyCar Series revealed its 17-race 2015 schedule on Thursday morning. Two brand new venues will highlight the schedule that features six ovals, six road courses and four temporary street courses. 14 markets from the 2014 season will return in 2015, however one of the most noteworthy changes is the season finale moving to …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Martinsville Memories

Stp 500

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Every racing series in the world has that one race track that defines the very foundation of what it was built upon. For the Sprint Cup Series it is the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway, for the Indy Car Series, it is the hallowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that leaves an …

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Truck Series Breakdown: fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola

2014 Mudsummer Classic Eldora Speedway Timothy Peters Camping World Trucks Mike Neff 350

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Timothy Peters finally broke through in 2014, holding off the field on a green-white-checkered finish, to score the win in the fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon. Peters held off Tayler Malsam by 0.143 seconds to score his eighth career Truck Series win. Spencer Gallagher finished a career best third, …

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Brandon Jones Teams with GMS Racing in Truck Series

2014 Bristol Ii Cwts Ron Hornaday Jr Brandon Jones Cia

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Rising star Brandon Jones will join GMS Racing for the remainder of the Camping World Truck Series season, starting next weekend at Martinsville Speedway. Jones will pilot the No. 33 Chevrolet Silverado with veteran crew chief Shane Huffman calling the shots atop the pit box. He’ll also race at Phoenix Raceway. Jones has had a …

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Foyt to Open Race Shop in Indiana

Aj Foyt Credit Foyt Racing

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The Speedway Redevelopment Committee and A.J. Foyt Racing signed agreements on Thursday for purchase and renovation of a 45,000 square foot facility in Speedway, Ind. The new Indiana location will serve as an extension of A.J. Foyt Racing’s team offices located in Waller, Texas. “Indianapolis Motor Speedway holds a rich part of my history and …

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Danica Patrick Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

2014 Loudon Ii Cup Danica Patrick Cia

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Danica Patrick will be trading in her familiar neon green paint scheme for a bright shade of pink on her No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet for the entire month of October to promote breast cancer awareness. Patrick’s pink paint scheme is part of GoDaddy’s Put the Brakes on Breast Cancer initiative, which started last month. Names …

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Alex Bowman to Drive for JR Motorsports at Charlotte

2014 Michigan Ii Cup Alex Bowman Cia

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Alex Bowman‘s second Nationwide Series start of the season next weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway could be the biggest opportunity of his young NASCAR career. JR Motorsports announced on Thursday that Bowman will be behind the wheel of the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro for the organization in the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Drive for the Cure …

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92 and Counting: Jeff Gordon Wins at Dover

2014 Chicago Cup Jeff Gordon Cia

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On a day where much of the talk was about Chase eliminations and drivers being on the bubble. Jeff Gordon took another huge step towards immortality at Dover International Speedway. Gordon took advantage of a lightning fast pit stop by his No. 24 Drive to End Hunger crew with around seventy laps to go to separate …

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