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Commemorative Decal To Run On All NASCAR Nationwide Series And NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cars During Las Vegas Race Weekend Wendell Scott (center) - Photo Credit: Motorsports Images and ArchivesCharlotte, N.C. (March 3, 2011) ? In honor of the 50th anniversary of African-American racing pioneer Wendell Scott?s first NASCAR Sprint... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
AUTOSPORT magazine has launched a new weekly poll on the AUTOSPORT.com forums. Source: http://www.iracing.com/inracingnews/3rdparty/autosport-launches-new-polls/ Willi Heeks Nick Heidfeld Fred Gamble Howden Ganley Frank Gardner Billy Garrett Jo Gartner Tony Gaze Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Are you looking for a career as a NASCAR? or other stockcar pit crew member? Hedgecock Racing Academy offers one the most robust, valuable and successful NASCAR and racecar pit crew schools in the United States. With more than 25... Source: http://www.motorsportsjournal.com/archives/2011/03/nascar_and_racecar_pit_cr.php Kyle Busch Toyota Kimmy Z Line Designs Toyota... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Aston Martin Racing has taken the wraps off its all-new 2011 Le Mans 24 Hours challenger. The new LMP1 car, known as the AMR-One, is a ground-up design built in-house by the Prodrive-run AMR organisation and powered by a bespoke turbocharged petrol engine. The car and powerplant are the result... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
A tad more power and a convertible that celebrates Saab?s independence. If you?ve been paying any attention to Saab news lately, the bulk of your thoughts have probably been spent on the new 9-5 and the upcoming 9-4X. But a look at the company?s vehicle roster will remind you that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
On Tuesday, we posted an audio recording of a mystery car?s exhaust note. To hear it again, click play above. Many of you picked up on the car’s Italian heritage, with several correctly identifying it as the Ferrari 599XX. Like that sound? Download the MP3 and quiz your friends, make... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Ford shrinks the winning formula of its C-Max and slaps it on the Fiesta platform. Although boutique outfits and exotic cars tend to dominate the headlines at the annual Geneva auto show, there are always plenty of important debutants from mainstream manufacturers, too. Take this Ford B-Max concept. It is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
NHRA GLENDORA, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2011) In a move to better serve the needs of the racing community at all levels of competition, NHRA will move its technical department headquarters to Indianapolis. The tech department will be housed at the... Source: http://www.motorsportsjournal.com/archives/2011/01/nhra_to_move_tech_departm.php Landon Cassill Zaxby s Ford Morgan Shepherd Victory... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
HRT team boss Colin Kolles sees no reason why his squad cannot overhaul fellow 2010 newcomers Lotus and Virgin in the future, and believes its new F111 will bring up to date with contemporary Formula 1 design after its poor debut year. The 2010 HRT - which was originally created... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Next year's 54th annual Daytona 500 will be run on Feb. 26, a week later than usual, Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III announced here Sunday. The move shortens the NASCAR Sprint Cup season by one week, but also eliminates the March off weekend, one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
JEGS DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 23) Most 12-year-olds who sell their prize-winning livestock at a county fair do so with their eye toward using the money to benefit themselves â?? a bicycle or a video game. Luke Kleilein wanted to make... Source: http://www.motorsportsjournal.com/archives/2010/12/jegs_foundation_receives.php Gimax Richie Ginther Yves Giraud Cabantous Ignazio Giunti... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
This Old House: That the Bentley Mulsanne costs as mush as a decent condo doesn’t mean it works as one. Can your drawing room go 187 mph? For automobiles, 11 years is a long showroom tenure. That?s how long Bentley?s last flagship sedan, the Arnage, was in business?uncomfortably close to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Renault team boss Eric Boullier says it was obvious from Nick Heidfeld's first few laps in the car that he was the man the squad needed to lead its 2011 charge in the absence of the injured Robert Kubica. Heidfeld will fill in alongside Vitaly Petrov at Renault until Kubica... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Dodge MotorsportsDodge Motorsports PR Phoenix Int?l Raceway BASHAS? 200 Post-Race Quotes NASCAR Nationwide Series http://twitter.com/teamdodge No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger R/TBRAD KESELOWSKI (No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger R/T) ?Just a tough break for this Discount Tire Dodge. I?m not sure exactly what happened, all that I know is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Team Chevy LogoAVONDALE, AZ – (Feb. 26, 2011) - For the first time this season, the new qualifying procedure based on practice times was utilized in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition. It proved to be a unique and interesting format for the fans and drivers alike. With a fifth-place qualifying... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Mark, Demetri and Wedeck try to connect Janis' attack with a separate attack made on them; Olivia confronts Mark about his flashforward; Demetri and Gough track down a clue from Mark's flash; Dylan goes missing from the hospital Source: http://thetvlibrary.com/flashforward/season/1/episode/6 Raybestos Ford Elliott Sadler GT Vodka Chevrolet Landon Cassill Zaxby... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
The works Honda team continued with its strong showing in pre-season testing, with Casey Stoner setting the pace on the opening day of running at Sepang on Tuesday. The Australian posted the quickest time with a lap of 2m00.987s, outpacing team-mate Dani Pedrosa by nearly four tenths of a second.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
New Qualifying Rules Begin This Weekend Starting this weekend in Phoenix, if bad weather cancels qualifying, the final starting lineup will be determined by practice speeds. The same rule book procedures will be used to determine eligibility to start a race. If weather cancels practice sessions, then the starting lineup... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
The Geoff Steel Racing team will return to the British Touring Car Championship this year with a pair of BMW 320si machines. Source: http://www.iracing.com/inracingnews/other-news/touring-cars/btcc/geoff-steel-racing-returns-to-btcc/ Richie Ginther Yves Giraud Cabantous Ignazio Giunti Timo Glock Helm Glöckler Paco Godia Carel Godin de Beaufort Christian Goethals Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
2011 NNS No 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry - Joe Gibbs RacingKyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 134.298 mph (a new track record – old record by Joey Logano, 134.048 mph, on Nov. 13 2010) captured the NNS Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 Coors Light Pole Award at Phoenix International... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Nico Rosberg believes Mercedes is now much closer to solving the issues that held it back early in winter testing, having put the team on top again in today's Catalunya test. Source: http://www.iracing.com/inracingnews/formula-one-news/f1-formula-one-news/rosberg-mercedes-resolving-issues/ A and W Ford Kevin Conway Extenze Toyota Mattias Ekstrom Red Bull Toyota Bobby Labonte Phoenix Construction... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) PICKERINGTON, Ohio Dec. 22, 2010 The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce the 2010 AMA Racing Pro/Am motocross schedule. These events are where dreams begin for amateur racers, and where they earn the credentials... Source: http://www.motorsportsjournal.com/archives/2010/12/future_supercross_and_mot.php GT Vodka Chevrolet Landon Cassill Zaxby s Ford... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
A 400-plus-hp turbo five and knockout styling?what?s not to drool over? If compact performance sedans rock your socks, prepare your feet for some wicked sweet riffs. The Geneva auto show will host a four-door sedan concept that hints strongly at the upcoming third-generation Audi A3, which will be the first... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
Filed under: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Daytona Int'l Speedway, Nationwide Series, Danica Patrick, NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Up until the final few minutes of Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying, it looked as if IndyCar star-turned-NASCAR newbie Danica Patrick may just have landed herself the pole position at stock car's most... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog
The convicted spy Jason Magida successfully escape from Groton brig and his way leads him straight to Adm. Chegwidden's office, who was involved in his court-martial back then. He takes him, and later also Mac and Bud, hostage. Claiming he was fr Source: http://thetvlibrary.com/jag/season/2/episode/2 Johnny Andrew Sauter Kenneth William Schrader... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Gobbett Volkof's blog