Mazda to field two factory SKYACTIV-D Smart Diesels in USCC

IRVINE, CA - At Mazda, "Never Stop Challenging" isn't just a catchphrase, it's a company maxim. After nearly two years of planning, Mazda Motorsports will field a pair of factory-backed SKYACTIV-D Smart Diesel-powered racecars in the top Prototype Class for the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC), beginning with the Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 25-26, 2014. This is a major step up for Mazda, having won the 2013 Grand-Am GX Manufacturers Championship. Mazda will be challenging for overall race wins against the toughest sports car competitors in North America.

Friday, 15 November 2013 12:15


Ohsweken Speedway Releases Crate Sprint Car Rulebook

OHSWEKEN, ON (November 15, 2013) – The rulebook has been released for Ohsweken Speedway's new Crate Sprint Cars division joining the weekly Friday night schedule at the track in 2014.  The rulebook is available at the following link on the official Ohsweken Speedway website: http://www.ohswekenspeedway.ca/images/2014602SprintRules.pdf

Friday, 15 November 2013 09:35


Dario Franchitti Retires Due to Injuries

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Target Chip Ganassi Racing (TCGR) announced today that three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner and four-time IndyCar Series Champion Dario Franchitti will be unable to continue his auto racing career. The IndyCar Series legend ends his career with 31 Indy car wins (tied for eighth on the all-time list) and 33 poles (sixth on the all-time list).

Thursday, 14 November 2013 16:03


Canada's Dalton Kellett Joins Team Pelfrey for 2014 Pro Mazda Campaign

CLEARWATER, FL. (November 13 , 2013) – Team Pelfrey is pleased to announce that promising Canadian racer Dalton Kellett will continue his climb up the Mazda Road to Indy development ladder by joining the Florida-based team for a concerted attack on the 2014 Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires.

Thursday, 14 November 2013 15:16


MIS and Americrown donate $606,469 in 2013

BROOKLYN, MI - The spirit of giving isn't just a seasonal belief at Michigan International Speedway; it's the racetrack's way of doing business, providing a valuable fund-raising platform for the community year-round.

MIS and its sister company Americrown combined donated a total of $606,469 to local service groups and organizations through cash donations, work programs, grants and sponsorships, as well as tickets and merchandise that clubs raffle to raise money.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:20


NASCAR Reaches Five Million Miles on Sunoco Green E15

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - NASCAR announced today that during the NASCAR Nationwide Series(tm) race in Phoenix this past weekend it surpassed more than five million competition miles across its three national series on Sunoco Green E15, a biofuel blended with 15 percent American Ethanol made from American-grown corn. The five million miles have been accumulated across practice, qualifying and racing laps dating to 2011 when the biofuel was introduced to the sport.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 12:13


Profile: 2013 TNT Super Series Champion JJ Jablonski

ALDEN, NY - Winning any championship in sportsman drag racing is an accomplishment for certain. Winning two titles back-to-back is extremely rare and is the sign of a very talented driver. In the 2013 Joe's Transmission TNT Super Series, that driver is JJ Jablonski out of Alden, New York.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:25


2013 NHRA World Champions Honoured at Awards Ceremony

CENTURY CITY, CA – A trio of multi-time world-championship winners, John Force, Jeg Coughlin and Matt Smith, were joined by first-time winner Shawn Langdon as the headliners who were crowned Monday evening during the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in West Los Angeles.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:10


Graham Foster Crowned IHRA Top Sportsman World Champion

NORWALK, OH – Sometimes you just have to stop and ask yourself, what the heck am I doing? That was the question racing through Graham Foster's mind as he packed up his beautiful bright red 1968 Camaro and made the 2,500 mile haul from Fort St. John, British Columbia to Memphis, Tennessee for the Summit World Finals at Memphis International Raceway.

Monday, 11 November 2013 16:01


Move Motorsports and Formula Tour Launch Formula 1600 Super Series

TORONTO, ON & MONTREAL, QC (November 11, 2013) – In a bold move to re-establish Formula 1600 as the single most important step in launching young Canadian racing drivers' careers, Jason Sharpe of Move Motorsports (promoters of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship based in Ontario) and Marcel Lafontaine of Formula Tour (promoters of the Formula Tour F1600 Championship based in Quebec) have reached an agreement to jointly promote a new, inter-provincial championship named "The Formula 1600 Super Series."

Monday, 11 November 2013 12:52


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