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Martinsville Speedway to Add Lights for 2017

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On Wednesday afternoon, Martinsville Speedway held a press conference featuring luminaries such as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. where they announced a brand-new lighting project.  Martinsville Speedway will be the first race track in the country to be fully lit using energy-efficient LED bulbs.  The $5 million project, dubbed “Light Up Martinsville,” will …

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Pace Laps: A Wild Day of Playoff Racing in Charlotte

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Sprint Cup: The Day the Chasers Fell – Though that may sound a bit severe, Sunday’s Bank of America 500 from Charlotte Motor Speedway did seem repetitious with Chaser after Chaser falling out of contention. Starting early with Kevin Harvick, who suffered a mechanical issue on Lap 155, five Chasers …

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Pirelli World Challenge Championship Scenarios

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This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge holds their final races of the season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  More than half a dozen championships are on the line in California.  This piece will show you what to look for.  All races this weekend can be watched live on Pirelli World Challenge’s …

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Park Place Motorsports Loses 2nd in GTD Due to Drive-Time Violation

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On Monday, IMSA held the WeatherTech Night of Champions at the Georgia Aquarium, where the champions were crowned.  However, before trophies could be award, champions feted and even before Vanessa Carlton could perform, IMSA released revised results for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.  Normally, this …

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Pace Laps: Truex’s Triumph and Jones’ Rough Luck

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Sprint Cup: Truex’s Pace was the biggest Monster of all in Dover As Chris Buescher studied the finishing order of Sunday’s Citizen Soldier 400, a face of disbelief joined many others. “Man, that was a wild pace,” he said. For sure, Dover International Speedway saw one of the quickest paces …

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Olivier Pla Puts Michael Shank Racing on Petit Le Mans Pole

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All weekend long, Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian‘s Ligier JS P2-HPD has been the class of the field.  The No. 60 had been on the top of the timesheets for all four practice sessions.  Qualifying changed absolutely nothing. Prototype: Ricky Taylor set the early pace while trying to get the …

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Multimatic Motorsports, Rennsport One Win Road Atlanta 150, Titles

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Friday saw the IMSA Continental SportsCar Challenge hold their season finale at Road Atlanta.  The Grand Sport championship was effectively a foregone conclusion as all Multimatic Motorsports teammates Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson had to do was complete the minimum drive time.  Once that was done, it was well and …

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