December 2012

Rubens Barrichello Moves to Stock Cars

December 29, 2012

F1 news sources are reporting that former IndyCar and Formula One star, Rubens Barrichello, has announced his intention to race in the Brazillian Stock Car V8 Series in 2013. Barrichello had success in a 19 year Formula One career with 11 wins and 88 podiums. Barichello spent the 2012 season racing in the IndyCar Series. […]

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NASCAR Changes Series Directors

December 18, 2012

NASCAR made several high level changes today: Nationwide Series Director, Joe Balash, has moved to International Competition Liaison. Wayne Auton has moved to Nationwide Series Director. Chad Little is the new Camping World Truck Series Director.

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New Danica Patrick Video

December 17, 2012

Danica Patrick super fan, Katie Copple, created this video called Danica’s Video Project: Katie’s twitter handle is @Katie_Copple.

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ARCA Rookie Taylor Ferns Leads Testing at Daytona

December 16, 2012

ARCA rookie driver, Taylor Ferns, led the morning test session at Daytona on Saturday. She drove her Venturini Motorsports Toyota to session lead with a top speed of 181.965 mph.

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Austin F1 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the F1

December 15, 2012

The 1964 movie, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is a dark comedy about a group of top political leaders and generals working to avoid a nuclear war. I thought I’d borrow pieces of the title of that movie for this post to compare and contrast attending a […]

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Danica Patrick: On the Road to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Success

December 13, 2012

Danica Patrick appears to be on the road to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series success. She’s set up extremely well for her first full time NASCAR Sprint Cup campaign. Here is a list of factors that are in her favor: Top Tier Team – Danica will be racing with Stewart-Haas Racing. SHR already has a Cup […]

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State of Texas to give $29.3 million to Formula 1

December 12, 2012

The Austin American-Statesman newspaper is reporting today that the State of Texas has authorized $29.3 million to the organizers of the November F1 United States Grand Prix held at the Circuit of the Americas. As part of the approval process for the release of funds from the state trust, a letter from Formula One chief […]

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December 11, 2012

This is a short F1 video clip I made from turn 19 at the Austin, Texas F1 2012 United States Grad Prix. Watch a car lock it’s brakes and another car miss the apex towards the end of the clip. It’s hard to capture the sound of an F1 grand prix car when it down […]

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Noses of NASCAR’s New Sprint Cup Car Reveal Possible Aero and Mechanical Grip Differences

December 11, 2012’s  Alan Cavanna tweeted a photo this morning showing the nose of NASCAR’s new Sprint Car during a testing session at Charlotte Motor Speedway: 2013 NASCAR Cup Car Noses Credit: Alan Cavanna The top view shows the Ford Fusion; the center view is the Toyota Camry; and the bottom view is the Chevrolet SS. Judging […]

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Former Danica Patrick Crew Chief Accepts New Position

December 10, 2012

Tony Eury Jr., former Nationwide crew chief to Danica Patrick, has accepted a crew chief position working with driver David Stremme for 2013. Eury will be working for a newly purchased Cup team called Swan Racing. Steve Hmiel has been hired by the same team to serve as Director of Competition. It has been reported […]

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