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  1. NASCAR Xfinity: Matt Tifft joins Richard Childress Racing in 2018

    10.06 / 03:30 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    By AMANDA VINCENT Richard Childress Racing announced Thursday that it has signed Matt Tifft to join the team’s NASCAR Xfinity Series roster for 2018 as the full-time driver of the No. 2 Chevrolet. “I am very appreciative and grateful for the opportunity to race for a championship and grow as a driver under one the […
  2. IndyCar: Tony Kanaan joins AJ Foyt Racing

    10.06 / 03:30 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    FROM RACER.COM It was first predicted by RACER in September and AJ Foyt Racing has finally confirmed that veteran Tony Kanaan will be joining its Verizon IndyCar Series team for 2018. “I just thought it was a great opportunity for me to build something where we can make history, and for me that’s what racing’s [..…
  3. NASCAR Cup: Brian France talks new manufacturers

    10.06 / 03:30 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    By AMANDA VINCENT When NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France called into the “Tradin’ Paint” show on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Wednesday, he discussed a variety of topics, including the possible introductions of additional manufacturers into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. “There’s two that have shown a lot of interest and are examining just [...]…
  4. NASCAR schedule, weather outlook for Charlotte Motor Speedway

    10.06 / 03:30 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    By AMANDA VINCENT The competitors of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series, with the exception of the Denver, Colo.-based Furniture Row Racing and, perhaps, a handful of Xfinity Series teams, race in their own backyards this weekend with racing hosted by Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series,…
  5. Many seem to be missing Denny Hamlin’s point

    10.06 / 03:30 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    Denny Hamlin has been heavily scrutinized the last couple days and comments he made Wednesday have been picked apart. The focus of critics has been Hamlin’s comment regarding drivers not getting paid enough and his support of that statement being comparisons to salaries in other professional sports. I think a lot of the critics missed […
  6. IndyCar: Stefan Wilson returns to Indy 500 in 2018

    10.04 / 22:32 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    FROM RACER.COM Stefan Wilson, who gave up his 2017 Indy 500 seat to Fernando Alonso, will return for the 2018 500 in the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Driven2SaveLives Honda. “Really excited to get back to Indy,” Wilson told RACER at Sonoma. “We’ve been working really hard on that ever since May this year…I feel really…
  7. NASCAR Cup: potential feel-good stories plentiful in 2017 playoffs

    10.04 / 20:19 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff field is down to 12 drivers after the Oct. 1 running of the Apache Warrior 400 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. This year’s championship has the potential to be a huge story in more ways than one. Perhaps the most obviously would be a record-breaking eighth championship […
  8. IMSA: Team Penske shifts gears with Helio Castroneves

    10.04 / 15:43 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    FROM TEAM PENSKE PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC – Team Penske today announced that longtime winning INDYCAR driver Helio Castroneves will join the team’s new Acura Team Penske program that will begin racing in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Castroneves will join previously-announced drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron in racing one of two [..…
  9. F1: ESPN, ABC provide live coverage in 2018

    10.04 / 14:30 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    FROM ESPN PRESS RELEASE ESPN and Formula 1 have agreed to a multi-year linear and digital partnership that brings the FIA Formula One World Championship back to its original television home in the United States starting in 2018 when ESPN and ABC will televise all 21 races in the championship. The first Formula 1 race…
  10. NASCAR Xfinity: Daniel Hemric loses key crew members until season finale

    10.04 / 13:18 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR released its weekly penalty announcement on Tuesday, detailing penalties across its three national series following races at Dover (Del.) International Speedway for the Xfinity and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 and the Camping World Truck Series for the Sept. 30 race at Las Vegas Motor…
  11. IMSA: Jeff Gordon joins Petit Le Mans broadcast team

    10.04 / 13:18 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    FROM IMSA.COM Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and current FOX NASCAR analyst Jeff Gordon returns to sports car racing this weekend, working in the FOX Sports booth for IMSA’s 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans from Road Atlanta on Oct. 7, beginning at 10:30 AM ET on FS1 and FOX Sports GO. “Kicking off the [..…
  12. Memories of Robert Yates

    10.04 / 13:18 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    NASCAR Nation lost an icon Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in legendary team owner and engine builder Robert Yates after an approximate year-long battle with liver cancer. RIP and Godspeed, Mr. Yates; you’ll be dearly missed. I was late onto the NASCAR scene compared to some, early compared to others. I became a fan of the […
  13. NASCAR Cup: aero changes for 2018 minimal

    10.04 / 13:18 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR detailed its 2018 aerodynamic rules package for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to series race teams Tuesday, according to a report from NASCAR.com. Unlike in recent years past, changes for 2018 are minimal. The biggest changes for next year are a common flat splitter and radiator/oil cooler. The radiator/oil cooler…
  14. NASCAR Cup: Robert Yates passes away

    10.04 / 13:18 autoracingdaily.com Autoracingdaily.com - Auto
    By AMANDA VINCENT Legendary NASCAR team owner and engine builder Robert Yates died Oct. 2, 2017, at the age of 74 after a nearly year-long battle with liver cancer. “My Dad an Hero, Robert Yates, has passed and is with the Lord. Thanks for all the prayers and support,” his son, Doug Yates (@Yates_Doug), tweeted [..…