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ST: Satisfied with First Test, A.J. Emms Looks Towards Opening Night at Sunset Speedway

INNISFIL, Ontario — On Saturday, April 25, A.J. Emms took his first ever laps behind the wheel of a full-bodied racecar, and ended the day pleased with the first test. “I’ve never driven a full body racecar before so this is a big change for me, but at the same time, the guys have been working really hard,” he commented. “We’ve been fighting a bit of handling all day...
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NSCS: Kurt Busch Finds Victory Lane at Richmond

As the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season began, Kurt Busch was forced to watch from the sidelines due to being suspended by the sanctioning body for “off-track” issues. Busch missed the first three races of the season before completing a reinstatement program set forth by NASCAR. Once he was allowed to return to the track, he wasted no time proving the suspension did not slow him...
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NSCS: Matt Kenseth Enters Richmond with Momentum

Coming off the victory at Bristol Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth enters this weekend’s race at Richmond with momentum on his side. The victory has also given the team a boost in confidence and moral, since it’d been so long since their last win. Though more importantly, the 2003 Sprint Cup Champion is now locked into the Chase for the Championship. Despite all these factors, he...
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DIRT: Taylor Ferns Back at Atomic Speedway this Weekend

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — April 24, 2015 — In motorsports a fast car is of the utmost importance to contend for wins, but having “racing luck” is also a key component of this equation. Taylor Ferns has been fast for most of this season, as evident by her charge from the back of the field last weekend in a MOWA Series event at Tri-City Speedway in Illinois, but when it comes to...
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ARCA: Menards to Back Two Venturini Entries for Jones and Kimmel at Talladega

Concord, NC (April 24, 2015) – The 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season has been unique for the Venturini Motorsports (VMS) team. After several seasons of fielding at least one full-time driver for the series championship, the team focused its efforts on fielding its flagship No. 25 Ansell-Menards car in a split season for 10-time ARCA Racing Series champion Frank...
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MIS: MIS and Consumers Energy donate 50,000 trees

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 24, 2015) — Michigan International Speedway and Consumers Energy announced a joint venture with the Michigan Association of Conservation Districts to impact the entire state at the Michigan Arbor Day Celebration at Potter Park Zoo. The two companies formed a partnership to provide 50,000 trees to the Michigan Association of Conservation Districts to be planted...
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OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Results for ToyotaCare 250

Leading 248 of 250 laps, Denny Hamlin would dominate the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway for his first XFINITY victory of the season at his hometown track.     The Picks Jeffrey Breazeale, Tim Johnston, Marshall Gabell, Brooke Clarke and Ronald Costigan picked Chase Elliott, Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick. Elliott finished fifth, with Logano second and Harvick...
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NXS: Fire Erupts on Pit Road During ToyotaCare 250 Injuring Three Crew Members

During the ToyotaCare 250, a fire erupted on pit road as the No. 62 Richard Childress Racing team attempted to refuel Brendan Guaghan’s Camaro. According to crew chief Shane Wilson, the fire erupted as a result of some fuel spilling due to a malfunction with the fueling can. Three crew members were injured as a result – Gaughan’s rear tire changer Anthony O’Brien, Gaughan’s...
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NXS: Denny Hamlin Dominates ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway

Leading 248 of 250 laps, Denny Hamlin would dominate the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway for his first XFINITY victory of the season at his hometown track. “Unbelievable,” he said. “Big weekend for Hisense. I thank them for joining our spot and joining XFINITY. It’s a big weekend, but one thing that we have to think about is Steve Brynes and his family. 100th...
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NSCS: Joey Logano Scores Toyota Owners 400 Pole at Richmond

Joey Logano continued the trend of Team Penske being fast in qualifying as he topped the charts with a lap of 21.248 seconds. “I thought we had a shot at the pole, but after our first run, it wasn’t very good,” he commented. “We made some adjustments and didn’t make much ground in the second round. We took a big swing at it and got it turn and got the pole. Normally, we’re...
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NXS: Denny Hamlin Scores ToyotaCare 250 Pole at Richmond

After leading practice earlier today, Denny Hamlin kept the positive momentum rolling and scored the Coors Light Pole Award for the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway. Hamlin topped the charts with a lap of 21.76 seconds. “It’s got a great set-up under it, and it’s been fast all day,” he said. “We have a great car and I’m excited to run this race tonight...
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EUROCUP: Chudleigh Ready for 2015 Eurocup Series Start

Fortec Motorsports Formula Renault Racer Set for Spain kamagra zsel rendels Toronto, Ontario (April 23, 2015) – Canada’s Luke Chudleigh starts his first full-time season in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 series this weekend as the opening round triple-header event commences at Spain’s Motorland Aragon Circuit, 24th-26th April, the championship forming part of...
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MIS: Five high school seniors receive scholarships from MIS Cares

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 23, 2015) — College can be an expensive financial investment, but MIS Cares is hoping to make it a little easier for five Jackson and Lenawee County students taking the next step in furthering education. As part of an ongoing initiative to promote learning among students at all educational levels, MIS Cares will award $1,000 scholarships to five deserving...
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ST: Flamboro Speedway Cancels Opening Night

CANCELLED THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH, OPENING DAY AT FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE PIT AREA HAS BEEN UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND DUE TO THE RAIN AND COLD TEMPERATURES ALL WEEK, THE WORK HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETED. ALSO FACTORING INTO THE DECISION IS THAT ALL THE PARKING LOTS ARE SATURATED WITH WATER FROM THE HEAVY RAIN ALL WEEK AND ARE UNUSABLE. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT...
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DIRT: Tracy Hines Hits the Heartland for a Trio of Sprint Car Races

NEW CASTLE, Ind.—April 23, 2015— A trip to the Heartland is quickly becoming a tradition for the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series. What began in 2011 as a pair of races at Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas has expanded into a three-race swing in both Kansas and Nebraska. Tracy Hines has been in attendance for each of the last four trips to the Heartland and will make the...
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NSCS: MICHAEL WALTRIP TO DRIVE No. 55 AARON’S DREAM MACHINE AT TALLADEGA

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3.   Waltrip, founder and co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, replaces 22-year-old Brett Moffitt who has driven MWR’s No. 55 since the March 22nd race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.  ...
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NSCS/NCWTS: Kansas Speedway Announces Safety Upgrades

Following an internal review conducted by the International Speedway Corporation with NASCAR, Kansas Speedway will be making some safety upgrades. The track is installing two sand barrels at the leading edge of the pit-road exit, an additional tire pack at pit-road entrance, and interior walls along turn two and three will be extended before the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series...
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VICS: Simon Pagenaud Looking for First Podium with Team Penske

Following a couples to victory lane last season and a finish in the top-five in points, Simon Pagenaud made the decision to leave Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and join Team Penske in a new fourth-car for the Captain’s organization. Pageaud’s reasoning was simple – he wanted to win championships. So far this season, he is off to a solid start as he has posted a pair of top-fives...
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NXS: Cale Conley, No. 14 IAVA Toyota Camry ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway

No. 14 IAVA Toyota Camry… Crew Chief Eddie Pardue and the No. 14 crew will unload chassis No. 63 for Saturday’sToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway. I’ve Been Here … This weekend’s ToyotaCare 250 marks the second time this season that Conley will return to a track he has competed at before in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The rookie of the year contender has competed...
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NXS: David Starr, No. 44 Zachry Group Camry ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway

David Starr Ready for First NXS Start in Richmond: Friday night marks David Starr’s first NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond International Raceway, but this won’t be his first time at RIR. Starr has five previous NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at the .75-mile raceway and captured one pole win in 2005. Currently sitting 11th in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Driver Points...
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NSCS: The Pete Store Returns to Front Row in 2015

Peterbilt Dealer Joins No. 38 Team in Multi-Race Deal   STATESVILLE, N.C. (April 22, 2015) - The Pete Store will go racing once again with David Gilliland’s No. 38 Ford in 2015. The largest privately owned Peterbilt dealer by sales in the country reached a multi-race agreement with Front Row Motorsports for the current season, starting with Saturday night’s race at Richmond...
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NSCS: Front Row Motorsports Richmond Race Preview

Richmond Race Preview kamagra zsel rendels Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Va. Reed Sorenson | No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford “It’s a great opportunity to drive the 34 for Front Row Motorsports. It’s never easy for teams to have to switch between drivers, but I feel like I can jump in the car and do a good job for them this weekend. I...
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MIS celebrates Earth Day every day

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 22, 2015) – When it comes to being green, Michigan International Speedway leads the way. The track is annually recognized for its ongoing environmental sustainability efforts throughout the year.   MIS is the first facility in all of motorsports and one of the first sporting venues in the country to join the EPA’s Green Power Partnership and offset its...
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NXS: Blake Koch will Pilot the No. 8 Promise Keepers Toyota Camry this Weekend at Richmond International Raceway

Mooresville, NC (April 22, 2015)- TriStar Motorsports and Blake Koch are excited to partner with Promise Keepers this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. Koch will pilot the No. 8 Promise Keepers Toyota Camry in the ToyotaCare 250 under the lights Friday night.   Promise Keepers is a catalytic event for men, challenging them to embrace their calling to lead their families...
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NXS: Blake Koch, No. 8 Promise Keepers Camry ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway

Richmond Looks Promising for Blake Koch and the No. 8 Camry: Blake Koch will make his 122ndNASCAR XFINITY Series start this weekend, his eighth start at Richmond International Raceway. With over 980 laps turned at the .75-mile raceway, Koch’s best finish came in the spring of 2014 when he finished 21st. Koch will pilot the white and gold No. 8 Promise Keepers Camry under the lights...
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