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Monster Energy Kawasaki Irvine, Calif. Tue, 31 May 2011 Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Tyla Rattray proved his mettle in Texas overcoming blistering heat to win the 250 class overall with a 2-1 finish at Round 2 of the AMA Motocross Championship... R3 Motorsports Chevrolet Mike Wallace JD Motorsports Chevrolet Hermie Sadler... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Sebastian Vettel admitted he opted for a "risky" one-stop strategy because he was determined to try to win the Monaco Grand Prix. The championship leader decided to stay out while his rivals pitted during the opening safety car period, the German having to do a 56-lap stint on a set... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Sedan, Performance, Europe, BMW, Luxury 2011 BMW 335is - Click above for high-res image gallery Production of the current E90 and E92 BMW 3 Series will come to an end for good in October, in preparation for next spring's launch of the all-new F30 3 Series.... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Nick Heidfeld has blamed his car's inability to deal with the bumps on the Monaco Grand Prix circuit as the key factor in his team's disappointing showing so far. Denny Hamlin Z Line Toyota Kyle Busch Toyota Kimmy Z Line Designs Toyota Parker Kligerman Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Vitaly Petrov has escaped injury following his crash at the end of the Monaco Grand Prix. The Russian driver made contact with the barriers after crashing into the back of Jaime Alguersuari's Toro Rosso with six laps to go. Although the impact was at relative slow speed, the Russian stayed... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Granny GrumpHello loyal readers and other folks. First off I hope your Memorial Day weekend is turnin’ out to be a wonderful one filled with great memories. Let’s all remember that this holiday isn’t about great food or extra days off from work but rememberin’, acknowledgin’ and thankin’ all the... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Jenson Button thinks that his fight for victory in the Monaco Grand Prix is far from a lost cause, despite world championship leader Sebastian Vettel starting ahead of him on the grid. With track position vital in Monaco, and the dirty side of the track having not offered the best... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Robert Kubica's manager Daniele Morelli has echoed Renault team boss Eric Boullier's assertion that the Pole's recovery is going well enough that he could race again this year. Mike Wallace JD Motorsports Chevrolet Hermie Sadler III Virginia Commonwealth University Ford Brian Scott Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
We all lament the fact that real life gets in the way of the things we want to do. This was true on many levels for Monday Night’s iRacing V8 Supercar Series at Mid Ohio, Week Four. Firstly, series heavyweights Madison Down and Peter Read were absent from the proceedings.... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Lewis Hamilton said that a wrong strategy choice was responsible for him qualifying down in seventh place for the Monaco Grand Prix. The McLaren driver had been fastest in both Q1 and Q2, but only planned a single run at the end of Q3 with super soft tyres and was... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
In ITDP's BRT rating system, the SDX route in Las Vegas eked out a bronze-standard rating, one of only five American routes to pass the threshold of "true BRT." Image: ITDP Attempts by U.S. cities to build Bus Rapid Transit systems tend to get stymied by a Catch-22: Most Americans... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
ISR's Daniel Ricciardo achieved his second consecutive Monaco Formula Renault 3.5 pole position during qualifying in the principality this morning. To minimise congestion, qualifying was split into two 25 minute sessions, and the Australian's time of 1m26.427s in the opening A group edged out Gravity-Charouz Racing's Brendon Hartley's B group... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Pirelli has called for a change to the red flag rules in Formula 1 to prevent teams from changing tyres if a race is stopped - after feeling fans were robbed of a great finish to the Monaco Grand Prix. The battle for victory in Monte Carlo was finely poised... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Dario Franchitti refused to criticise his Ganassi team over its strategy in the Indianapolis 500, while admitting that he did not fully understand how he had ended up 12th in a race he had looked set to dominate. The defending Indy winner had led by as much as eight seconds... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Dodge MotorsportsKURT BUSCH (No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge Charger) Finished Fourth ?It?s amazing that we can race 600 miles and it comes down to a green-white-checkered finish and fuel mileage. That?s the excitement that this sport brings and you never know when it?s going to be your time to have fuel... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Ryan Newman, Mark Martin and David Gilliland get tangled up on lap 301 during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCARCHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 29, 2011) — Just when it appeared that Ryan Newman was going to make one of his patented late-race... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Ford RacingDAVID STARR ? No. 95 Jordan Truck Sales.com Ford Fusion ? ?This was a great weekend. I?m just honored and blessed to be driving this Ford Fusion. It was awesome out there. We just wanted to get to the end and learn a lot. We raced with a lot... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Self-righteousness in a large economy size. Since 1997, more than two million Toyota Prius hybrids have been sold in 70 countries. Loosely translated, the Latin word prius means ?ahead of the curve,? not ?creep along in the passing lane? as some owners seem to believe. The U.S. is the single... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
AMA Pro Racing TOOELE, UT (May 29, 2011) Photo by Brian J. Nelson The rain-fraught AMA Pro Daytona SportBike contest at Miller Motorsports Park's BigM Weekend was ruled by a five-rider pack of unrelenting ferocity, each taking his turn at... Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet David Ragan UPS Ford Dave Blaney Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Filed under: Aftermarket, Truck, Chrysler, Dodge Mopar Ram Runner Kit - Click above for high-res image gallery Are you a Ram Truck owner? Are you tired of watching Ford SVT Raptor drivers effortlessly fly across desert sand dunes and mall parking-lot curbs? Well, it's payback time. Mopar is ready to... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Scott Dixon led the way for Ganassi in the final Carb Day practice ahead of Sunday's Indianapolis 500. Tayler Malsam Iron Horse Jeans Toyota Mike Bliss Key Motorsports Chevrolet Shelby Howard Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Michael Schumacher has not ruled out taking the first podium finish since his return to Formula 1 in the Monaco Grand Prix - after securing fifth spot on the grid. The seven-time champion has been consistently fast throughout the Monte Carlo weekend and he believes the unique character of the... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Chad FinleyDEWITT, Mich. ? Chad Finley, a veteran of the ARCA Racing Series, the ASA, and the CRA Late Model Series, is scheduled to make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut June 18 at his home track, Michigan International Speedway. In an ironic twist, when he gets behind the wheel of... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
Rick Ware Racing (RWR)(May 27, 2011) The New Orleans VooDoo, the Arena Football League (AFL), and Rick Ware Racing today jointly announced a partnership for the balance of the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series. The ?New Orleans VooDoo Car? will appear in several upcoming NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Road America... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog
For the fifth year, Chrysler’s Mopar division is challenging owners of Chryslers, Dodges, and Plymouths of all vintages to produce highly modified masterpieces for its Top Eliminator competition. While “Top Eliminator” sounds like it could be a new, testosterone-laden trim level for the Grand Caravan, it’s actually a serious contest... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2011 at Stephanie Wood's blog