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AutoCross, Thunderfest coming to Goodguys Friday-Saturday
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 06:37 AM
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AutoCross, Thunderfest coming to Goodguys Friday-Saturday


An unrivaled assortment of fall colors will adorn thousands of classic cars, creative customs and hot rods on Friday and Saturday at the Goodguys 25th Southeastern Nationals at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The fan-friendly entertainment coming to America’s Home for Racing this weekend, however, extends beyond four-wheeled examples of artistic ingenuity.

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Daytona International Speedway to Host Open House
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 06:45 PM
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Daytona International Speedway to Host Open House


Daytona International Speedway will hold an Open House on Sunday, Nov. 4, giving the Central Florida community an opportunity to explore the state-of-the-art facility.

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The 2018 World Championship Concludes, But Work Goes On
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 06:44 PM
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Video. The 2018 World Championship concludes, but work goes on for Monster Energy Honda Team


As the Morocco Rally finishes, so does Monster Energy Honda Team’s participation in the 2018 FIM Cross-Country World Championship and the lengthy team preparations ahead of the greatest challenge to both man and machine: the Dakar Rally. The work, however, continues.

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Welchs 1800-Horsepower Streamliner On Display At Goodguys 25th Southeastern Nationals
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 06:35 AM
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Welchs 1800-Horsepower Streamliner On Display At Goodguys 25th Southeastern Nationals


A rare example of what is called “the pinnacle of the straightaway racer’s art” will be on display Friday and Saturday at the Goodguys 25th Southeastern Nationals at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Mike Welch’s 1,800-horsepower Streamliner is one of the world’s fastest wheeled machines, capable of reaching speeds upwards of 350 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah – the site of numerous world land speed records.

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Speedreads From Texas Motor Speedway - NASCAR Playoffs Week 5 Recap
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 06:34 AM
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Speedreads From Texas Motor Speedway - NASCAR Playoffs Week 5 Recap


THE PLAYOFF FIELD: A rundown of the 12 remaining drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

RACE RECAP FROM WEEK 4: After several close-calls, Aric Almirola finally gets to Victory Lane to earn coveted spot in Round of 8.

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Top Drivers Invited To Compete For Spots In NASCAR Drive
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 06:34 AM
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Top Drivers Invited To Compete For Spots In NASCAR Drive For Diversity Driver Development Program


Twelve drivers from across the United States and abroad have been invited to try out for NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program, the top driver developmental program in motorsports, at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway and Bethune-Cookman University on Oct. 22-23.


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VF Workwear Announces New Multi-Year Partnership With Team Penske
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 06:34 AM
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VF Workwear Announces New Multi-Year Partnership With Team Penske


Team Penske has announced a new partnership with VF Workwear. Under the multi-year agreement, VF Workwear’s Wrangler Riggs brand will be the primary sponsor of the No. 12 Ford Fusion driven by Ryan Blaney in the NASCAR Cup Series, beginning with this weekend’s event at Kansas Speedway. The new partnership also includes VF brands serving as a primary sponsor on the No. 12 Ford for the Cup Series races at Michigan (June) and Kansas (October) in both 2019 and 2020.

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Josh Abbott Band To Play Pre-Race Show Before AAA Texas 500 On Nov 4
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 15, 2018 - 06:34 AM
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Josh Abbott Band To Play Pre-Race Show Before AAA Texas 500 On Nov 4


Before the green flag flies on the AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race on Sunday, Nov. 4, fans will have the opportunity to rock out to some country music - Texas style.

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Season Recap: Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross
Posted by: newsla on Friday, October 12, 2018 - 06:14 AM
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Season Recap: Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross


New series. New tracks. New opponents. Same result. Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross and Scott Speed continued their dominance in the sport of rallycross, with Speed and the team winning a fourth-consecutive championship.

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Ricky Brabec Wins The Final Stage And Secures A Podium Spot In The Morocco Rally
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 06:15 PM
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Ricky Brabec Wins The Final Stage And Secures A Podium Spot In The Morocco Rally


The Morocco Rally has concluded with a Honda CRF450 RALLY on the final rostrum. Monster Energy Honda Team’s American rider Ricky Brabec, who triumphed on the final day, takes third place overall for the second year running, in what proved to be as a gruelling rally.

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Grand Marshal And Honorary Starter Named For Kansas Lottery 300
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 06:14 PM
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Grand Marshal And Honorary Starter Named For Kansas Lottery 300


Kansas Governor Dr. Jeff Colyer has been named the Grand Marshal for the Kansas Lottery 300 on Oct. 20, and Jamie Young, representing the Kansas Lottery’s #1 retail outlet, Lonestar in Salina, Kan., has been named the Honorary Starter for the race.

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Larson, Stenhouse Jr Doling Out $10,000 For 'Kids Dash For Cash'
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 06:12 PM
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Larson, Stenhouse Jr Doling Out $10,000 For 'Kids Dash For Cash'


Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars Kyle Larson and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are utilizing a "throwback" idea from their racing roots to help enhance the future of their sport.

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After The Morocco Rally Marathon Stage, Ricky Brabec Remains In The Fight
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 06:43 AM
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After The Morocco Rally Marathon Stage, Ricky Brabec Remains In The Fight For The Podium


A fifth place in the fourth stage of the Morocco Rally places Ricky Brabec just a step away from finishing on the rally’s final podium. Paulo Gonçalves and José Ignacio Cornejo improve their positions in the general standings.

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Florida Hospital Soon to be Renamed AdventHealth Will Be The Official Sponsor of DAYTONA Speedweeks
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 06:43 AM
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Florida Hospital Soon to be Renamed AdventHealth Will Be The Official Sponsor of DAYTONA Speedweeks


Daytona International Speedway and Florida Hospital, which will soon be renamed AdventHealth, announced today an expansion of their relationship, making the health system the official presenting sponsor of DAYTONA Speedweeks at the “World Center of Racing.”

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On Point Motorsports to Feature Lagasse, Jr. and Strutmasters.com Combo
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 06:42 AM
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On Point Motorsports to Feature Lagasse, Jr. and Strutmasters.com Combo at Talladega


Officials from On Point Motorsports announced today that Scott Lagasse, Jr. will pilot the teams No. 30 Toyota Tundra for Saturday’s running of the Fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. Joining the party this weekend will be Strutmasters.com, who will serve as primary sponsor for the impressive new organization in just their third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start.

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7-Eleven To Open Store At Texas Motor Speedway
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 06:42 AM
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7-Eleven To Open Store At Texas Motor Speedway


7-Eleven, Inc. is off to the races! The world's largest convenience retailer announces its first location at a professional sports venue. The store will open at Texas Motor Speedway in time for the AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Playoff weekend beginning Oct. 27 until Nov. 5. The tripleheader features the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series. The 7-Eleven® store will operate 24 hours a day during race weeks beginning at 8 a.m. on the Saturday before the race and ending the following Monday at 4 p.m.

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Brabec Holds Third Place In The Morocco Rally
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 06:34 PM
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Brabec Holds Third Place In The Morocco Rally After The First Leg Of The Marathon Stage


The third stage of the Morocco Rally, the first part of the marathon stage, caused some major changes in the overall standings, although Monster Energy Honda Team’s American rider Ricky Brabec remains in third place in the table.

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Complicated Navigation In The Morocco Rally Second Stage
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 06:30 PM
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Complicated Navigation In The Morocco Rally Second Stage


American Ricky Brabec was the best of the Monster Energy Honda Team in the second stage of the Morocco Rally and lies third in the overall race standings. Paulo Gonçalves, sixth on the day, holds fourth spot in the general rankings with Cornejo also among the top ten.

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Bittersweet Start For The Monster Energy Honda Team
Posted by: newsla on Saturday, October 06, 2018 - 03:22 PM
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Bittersweet Start For The Monster Energy Honda Team


The Monster Energy Honda Team got the Morocco Rally off to a start with good result in the first full stage of the race, although the squad had its first retiree. Gonçalves, Brabec and Cornejo successfully completed a tough first day, while Benavides was forced to drop out after a heavy fall.


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Good Starting Position For Monster Energy Honda Team In Morocco
Posted by: newsla on Saturday, October 06, 2018 - 03:20 PM
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Good Starting Position For Monster Energy Honda Team In Morocco


This afternoon saw the prologue of the Morocco Rally, the final event whose points count towards the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, held in the surroundings of Fez. The Monster Energy Honda Team riders will occupy well-placed start positions for tomorrow’s first full stage.

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Five-Time Gold Glover Alex Gordon Named Honorary Pace Car Driver
Posted by: newsla on Saturday, October 06, 2018 - 03:20 PM
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Five-Time Gold Glover Alex Gordon Named Honorary Pace Car Driver For Hollywood Casino 400


Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, who was a part of the 2015 World Series team, will drive the pace car to lead the Hollywood Casino 400 field to the green flag on Sunday, Oct. 21.

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Memorable Moments from the Bank of America ROVAL 400
Posted by: newsla on Saturday, October 06, 2018 - 03:19 PM
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Memorable Moments from the Bank of America ROVAL 400


From a pre-race love tap to a drama-filled last lap, Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 had it all. The first road-course playoff race in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series history added to Charlotte Motor Speedway’s illustrious legacy of famous firsts, with Charlotte’s 17-turn, 2.28-mile ROVAL™ setting a unique backdrop for one of the most spectacular finishes in NASCAR history.

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Positive Vibes For The Monster Energy Honda Team Ahead Of The Morocco Rally
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, October 04, 2018 - 05:32 PM
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Positive Vibes For The Monster Energy Honda Team Ahead Of The Morocco Rally


The Morocco Rally gets underway this afternoon with the dispute of a ten-kilometre prologue in Fez, one of the longest running races in the FIM Cross Country Rallies World Championship calendar. The rally in Africa brings the 2018 campaign to a close.

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Can-Am to Sponsor World of Outlaws World Finals
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, October 04, 2018 - 05:32 PM
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Can-Am to Sponsor World of Outlaws World Finals


Dirt racing’s biggest spectacle of speed will have a new name this fall, as Can-Am – an industry-leading division of Bombardier Recreational Products – has signed on as entitlement sponsor of the Nov. 1-3 World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

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Richard Petty Helps Raise Over $100,000 for Paralyzed Veterans of America
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - 06:35 AM
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Richard Petty Helps Raise Over $100,000 for Paralyzed Veterans of America


Petty's Garage and Richard Petty Motorsports is proud to have raised over $100,000 to benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America during the recent Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas. "The King" Richard Petty auctioned off a Petty's Garage Warrior Edition Ford F-150 before taking off his own cowboy hat and auctioning it off for additional funds.

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