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Yentes: Unzicker carries Hendren's hopes for State Fair win - Bloomington Pantagraph


Bloomington Pantagraph

Yentes: Unzicker carries Hendren's hopes for State Fair win
Bloomington Pantagraph
With El Paso's Ryan Unzicker behind the wheel and a crew of "farm boys, all volunteer," fitting the pieces together in the shop and manning the pits on race day, the group also will seek an elusive win in the ARCA series event on Labor Day weekend at ...

Kil-Kare honors Rod Shop at Geezers reunion - Dayton Daily News


Kil-Kare honors Rod Shop at Geezers reunion
Dayton Daily News
The former racing team based in Columbus fielded cars for some of the biggest names in drag racing. Drivers like Tommy Ivo, Bob Riffle, Don Carlton, Mike Fons, Butch Leal, Larry Morgan, Jim Thompson, Bill McGraw, Dick Shroyer and Gene Dunlap all got ...

NASCAR shocker: Brad Keselowski Racing Truck Series team going out of business - Autoweek


Autoweek

NASCAR shocker: Brad Keselowski Racing Truck Series team going out of business
Autoweek
With outstanding leadership from BKR's GM Jeremy Thompson, assistance from Team Penske, and the support of our longtime partners Cooper Standard and Horizon Global, we were able to successfully achieve this goal. I am very proud of this and intend to ...

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Smith College engineering students gear up to go racing - Autoweek


Autoweek

Smith College engineering students gear up to go racing
Autoweek
Smith College's first race car-building team includes (from left) Jessica Wert, Amelia Wagner, team founder Gracie Hackenberg, Molly Kaufman, Alysha de Silva and Annick Dewald. Here they're shown on a recent field trip to Watkins Glen. Photo by ...

NHRA: Pritchett enjoying a magical season - Brainerd Dispatch


Brainerd Dispatch

NHRA: Pritchett enjoying a magical season
Brainerd Dispatch
For Pritchett, that was a spot on the Don Schumacher Racing roster as driver of the Papa John's Dragster. From struggling for a spot in the Countdown for the Championship last season to a shot at winning a championship this year, Pritchett's career is ...

Memo Gidley's race comeback confirmed in PWC at Sonoma - NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog)


NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog)

Memo Gidley's race comeback confirmed in PWC at Sonoma
NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog)
On May 25, Gidley did jump back into a PWC GT sports car at Sonoma Raceway when former team owner Bob Stallings let Memo drive his GAINSCO “Red Dragon” Porsche 911 GT3 R in testing. .... Hight won the 2009 NHRA Funny Car championship.

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AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance - WTOP


AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance
WTOP
Fast facts: Newgarden, in his first season with Team Penske, leads the championship with four races to go for the first time in his career — but three drivers are within 17 points or less of a tie for first. …Only once since 1982 has the winner at ...

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Confirmed: Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron to drive Acura ARX-05 for Team Penske in IMSA - Autoweek


Confirmed: Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron to drive Acura ARX-05 for Team Penske in IMSA
Autoweek
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya is officially switching to sports cars, as Team Penske announced the first driver pairing for its two- car effort in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship. Montoya will ... The official ...

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Angel Nieto, Motorcyclist Who Won 13 Grand Prix Championships, Dies at 70 - New York Times


New York Times

Angel Nieto, Motorcyclist Who Won 13 Grand Prix Championships, Dies at 70
New York Times
Angel Nieto, whose fascination with racing motorcycles began when he was a boy living in a shack with his family in Madrid and culminated in 13 Grand Prix championships, died on Aug. 3 on the Spanish island of Ibiza, where he had a home. He was 70.

Doug Pace on Auto Racing: This season's chase to the championship features plenty of new faces - The Spokesman-Review


The Spokesman-Review

Doug Pace on Auto Racing: This season's chase to the championship features plenty of new faces
The Spokesman-Review
The Spokane veteran jumps into the Killer “B” Racing Team's second car, which has multiple wins including Havens Idaho 200 victory last summer. “( Team owner) Todd Havens has always been a big supporter of my racing,” Garber said. “When he came to ...