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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Eddie Sharp Racing Daytona test notes 2008-12-23

Eddie Sharp Racing Daytona test notes 2008-12-23

ESR Introduces Three Strong Rookies DENVER, N.C. (December 23, 2008) -- This past weekend, Eddie Sharp Racing traveled to Daytona International Speedway for the first test session to prep drivers and teams for the upcoming 2009 ARCA ...

Richard Johns 2008 season review

Richard Johns 2008 season review

2008 Season A 'Rollercoaster Ride' For Driver/Racing Engineer Richard Johns LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (December 23, 2008) -- To say it was an unusual year for Richard Johns would be an understatement. "It was a real rollercoaster ride," said Johns, an...

John Wes Townley Daytona test notes 2008-12-22

John Wes Townley Daytona test notes 2008-12-22

RAB RACING AND TOWNLEY GLEAN VALUABLE DATA FROM DAYTONA TEST [IMAGE]Concord, NC (12/22/08) John Wes Townley and RAB Racing successfully attended the open ARCA RE/MAX Series test this weekend, December 19th and 20th, at Daytona International...

IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

MILNER AND 40 YEARS OF IMSA As the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) prepares for its 40th season of road-racing, it seems appropriate to spend some time with a member of the American Le Mans Series paddock...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
The future is green — or is it?Headline

The future is green — or is it?

In motorsports, the winter months are often a time for reflection and preparation for the upcoming season. Anticipation builds as team announcements provide a fix for racing junkies during the dog days of winter. But this year, it's a completely...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Series Daytona December test report

Series Daytona December test report

ARCA RE/MAX Series Wraps Up 3-Day Test at Daytona Int'l Speedway; 3rd-Generation Racer Will Kimmel, Veteran Patrick Sheltra Quickest Overall; Logano, Carmichael, Hamilton, Gerhart, Jones Among the Testers DAYTONA BEACH FL (12-21-08) -- On the ...

Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat Broadcast - Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Primat was once again joined in the Swiss...

Daytona Int'l Speedway testing news 2008-12-21

Daytona Int'l Speedway testing news 2008-12-21

Hard-Working Gerhart Wraps Up Three-Day ARCA RE/MAX Series Test DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 21, 2008) -- The three-day ARCA RE/MAX Series test in preparation for the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 wrapped up on Sunday at Daytona International ...

Patrick Sheltra Daytona test notes 2008-12-21

Patrick Sheltra Daytona test notes 2008-12-21

Patrick Sheltra SECOND Fastest At Daytona International Speedway Sunday Morning After setting fast time on Saturday afternoon, ARCA RE/MAX Series veteran driver Patrick Sheltra continued his impressive testing performance on Sunday morning at...

2009 American Le Mans Series schedule (REVISED)

2009 American Le Mans Series schedule (REVISED)

2009 American Le Mans Series schedule March 18-22 Duration: 12:00 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Sebring, FL, US April 3-5 Duration: 2:00 Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, FL, US April 16-18 Duration:...

Patrick Sheltra Daytona test notes 2008-12-20

Patrick Sheltra Daytona test notes 2008-12-20

After a successful first day of ARCA RE/MAX Series pre-season testing at Daytona International Speedway (DIS), junior-bound ARCA driver Patrick Sheltra returned to the track for the second of a three day test session. Early morning fog stalled ...

Daytona Int'l Speedway testing news 2008-12-20

Daytona Int'l Speedway testing news 2008-12-20

Carmichael Tries His Hand At Stock Cars During ARCA RE/MAX Series Test DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 20, 2008) -- Ricky Carmichael has raced motorcycles and sports cars at Daytona International Speedway. This weekend, Carmichael, a five-time...

Patrick Sheltra Daytona test notes 2008-12-19

Patrick Sheltra Daytona test notes 2008-12-19

Sheltra Motorsports Shows Early Test Strength In Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (December 19, 2008) - - Whitesville, Kentucky based Sheltra Motorsports biggest item on their Christmas list is an opportunity to dominate the 2009 ARCA RE/MAX...

Series note on Corvette Racing program

Series note on Corvette Racing program

FEHAN: NO CHANGE IN PLANS FOR CORVETTE GT1 PROGRAM Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan was quick to reconfirm Corvette Racing's GT1 program in the first half of the 2009 American Le Mans Series. "The primary focus of the race team is...

Brad Coleman returns to Joe Gibbs Racing

Brad Coleman returns to Joe Gibbs Racing

Brad Coleman Back Home at Gibbs; Christmas comes early for accomplished 20 year-old driver Charlotte, NC (December 19, 2008) -- Joe Gibbs Racing announced today they have signed promising young NASCAR driver Brad Coleman back into their family...

Daytona Int'l Speedway testing news 2008-12-19

Daytona Int'l Speedway testing news 2008-12-19

Logano Takes First Laps Around Daytona In ARCA RE/MAX Series Test DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2008) -- Joey Logano is only 18 but is about to attempt a rare Daytona double. Logano, who has never raced at Daytona International Speedway, will...

Series statement on Detroit 2009 cancellation

Series statement on Detroit 2009 cancellation

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES TARGETING RETURN TO BELLE ISLE The American Le Mans Series looks forward to making its return to the Motor City and continuing its participation in the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, one of North America's premier ...

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2008-12-19

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2008-12-19

LUCAS OIL TO SPONSOR ARCA RE/MAX SERIES SEASON OPENER AT DAYTONA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2008) -- Lucas Oil will sponsor the season-opening ARCA RE/MAX Series event at historic Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 7, President...

RFR names Stillman named No 60 crew chief

RFR names Stillman named No 60 crew chief

Stillman Named Crew Chief for Roush Fenway No. 60 Nationwide Team CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 19, 2008) -- Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Dan Stillman has been named the new crew chief for Carl Edwards and his No. 60 Nationwide team. "When...

Detroit Grand Prix postponed for 2009

Detroit Grand Prix postponed for 2009

DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX POSTPONED FOR 2009 DETROIT, Mich. (December 19, 2008) - Officials for the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix announced today that the 2009 event will be postponed due to the difficult economic conditions prevalent in...

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

PORSCHE LOSES A MOST DEAR FAMILY MEMBER - BOB CARLSON Bob, who turned 60 years-old this past October, had a significant influence as both a journalist and public relations professional in the automotive and motorsports worlds, particularly...

ALMS statement on Bob Carlson

ALMS statement on Bob Carlson

A STATEMENT IN MEMORY OF BOB CARLSON American Le Mans Series President and CEO Scott Atherton issued a statement today in the memory of Bob Carlson, a long-time public relations manager with Porsche Cars North America. Bob passed...

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009Headline

Detroit street circuit jettisoned for 2009

The IndyCar/American Le Mans Series double-header weekend at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, has been canceled for 2009. Late word today said that the event did not fit the business plans of race organizers amidst the current economic situation.

John Wes Townley Daytona test preview

John Wes Townley Daytona test preview

JOHN WES TOWNLEY AND RAB RACING TO ATTEND OPEN TEST AT DAYTONA CONCORD, NC (12/18/08) At this point in December most are finishing up their last minute shopping and preparing for the holidays. RAB Racing and driver, John Wes Townley have a ...

Series note on Primetime Race Group 2008-12-18

Series note on Primetime Race Group 2008-12-18

FEINBERG, PRIMETIME BUSY IN OFFSEASON Primetime Race Group owner and driver Joel Feinberg has been keeping busy on the race track during the offseason. Feinberg, principal of the Primetime team that fielded a Dodge Viper Competition Coupe in GT2...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Hylton Motorsports Daytona test preview

Hylton Motorsports Daytona test preview

December 17, 2008 (Daytona Beach, FL) - EM Motorsports and Hylton Motorsports are proud to announce that Leilani Munter has been hired to test the team's 2005 Ford Taurus during this weekend's ARCA Series open test at Daytona International...

2009 NASCAR Truck Series schedule (Revised)

2009 NASCAR Truck Series schedule (Revised)

2009 NASCAR TRUCK SERIES SCHEDULE <pre> Date Site Feb. 13 Daytona International Speedway Feb. 21 Auto Club Speedway March 7 Atlanta Motor Speedway March 28 Martinsville Speedway April 25 Kansas Speedway May 15 ...

Iowa Speedway to host 2009 race

Iowa Speedway to host 2009 race

Iowa Speedway To Host NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race In 2009 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2008) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Iowa Speedway will host a NASCAR Camping World Truck ...

Rockingham Speedway news 2008-12-17

Rockingham Speedway news 2008-12-17

Bill Elliott Returns to 'The Rock' ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (December 17, 2008) -- It has been over 30 years since Bill Elliott made his debut in the Carolina 500 at the Rockingham Speedway in 1976 in what is now known as the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...

Series news on BMW Rahal Letterman Racing 2008-12-17

Series news on BMW Rahal Letterman Racing 2008-12-17

MULLER, MILNER FILL M3 SEATS FOR 2009 Tommy Milner and former American Le Mans Series class champion Dirk Muller will fill out the full-season lineup for BMW Rahal Letterman Racing team, Rahal Letterman and BMW of North America ...

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing completes driver lineup

BMW Rahal Letterman Racing completes driver lineup

HILLIARD, Ohio -- BMW of North America, LLC and Rahal Letterman Racing announced today the addition of Tommy Milner and Dirk Muller as BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team drivers in BMW's return to American Le Mans Series competition in 2009. The duo...

Blickensderfer named No 17 crew chief

Blickensderfer named No 17 crew chief

Roush Fenway Racing Names Blickensderfer Crew Chief of No. 17 DEWALT Sprint Cup Team; Bolin to return to post as No. 17 engineer CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2008) -- Roush Fenway Racing has named Drew Blickensderfer crew chief for Matt Kenseth's No.

Robby Gordon partners with Toyota

Robby Gordon partners with Toyota

Robby Gordon Motorsports Partners with Toyota for 2009 Charlotte, N.C. (December 15, 2008) -- Robby Gordon Motorsports announced today that they will partner with Toyota beginning in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season for the No. 7, which...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challengesHeadline

Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challenges

Following last week's driver announcement from Flying Lizard Motorsports, fellow Porsche competitor Farnbacher Loles Racing confirmed that reigning American Le Mans Series GT2 co-champion and Porsche works driver Wolf Henzler will pair with 2007...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Series news on Farnbacher Loles team 2008-12-15

Series news on Farnbacher Loles team 2008-12-15

HENZLER, WERNER TEAM FOR FARNBACHER LOLES IN 2009 A stronger partnership with Porsche and the addition of factory driver Wolf Henzler highlight the 2009 American Le Mans Series program for Farnbacher Loles Racing as the team announced its plans...