NASCAR: Preseason Thunder Rolls Into Daytona

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Januray 8, 2014 — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — DAYTONA BEACH, FL — The Thunder is about to invade Daytona. The Preseason Thunder, that is. WHAT: All three NASCAR national series will test at Daytona International Speedway from Thursday, Jan. 9 to Tuesday, Jan. 14. Throughout the weekend, drivers and NASCAR executives will take part in media availabilities. FOX Sports …

NNS: Bill Elliott to test Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car for JRM

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January 7, 2014 — courtesy of David Caraviello, NASCAR — Geoff Burke/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — MOORESVILLE, NC — When Chase Elliott slides behind the wheel for his first NASCAR Nationwide Series test this weekend, he knows his legendary father will be right there behind him — perhaps even literally, since they’ll both be on the race track. The 18-year-old Elliott, who Monday was …

ROAR: Westbrook Fastest On Final Test Day

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2014) – IMSA photo – Spirit of Daytona Racing left the November TUDOR United SportsCar Championship open test at  Daytona International Speedway with a torn-up race car. The team returned to Daytona for the Roar Before the Rolex 24 with a brand-new race car and took the honors of running the fastest lap on Sunday, the …

ROAR: McMurray Quickest In United SportsCar Prototype Testing

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2014) – The variety of international talent that comes together for the Rolex 24 At Daytona was very evident Saturday in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship testing at Daytona International Speedway, as a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and a Formula One test driver led the respective Prototype classes in the second day of Roar Before …

TUSC: Fittipaldi Paces First Day Of Roar Test

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2014) – Ted Rossino Jr. photo – Christian Fittipaldi braved cooler than normal temperatures Friday at Daytona International Speedway, running the fastest lap in the opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24, a three-day test in preparation for the opening race of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona …

AUDIO / FEATURE: Clint King Motorsports Preparing For 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro East Assault

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Story/Audio by RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo Courtesy Clint King Motorsports – Thomasville, N.C. – In 2011 and 2012 Clint King got a taste of what it was like for “work” to consist of wheeling a full-size heavy stock car in the ARCA Series.  Racing for Venturini Motorsports, Clint showed he belonged by running up front consistently and …

TUSC: TUDOR Championship To Feature 29 Prototypes; full entrant list released

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2013) – The debut season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014 will include 29 prototype race cars across the Prototype (P) and Prototype Challenge (PC) categories as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today unveiled approved entries for all four TUDOR Championship classes. The P class will include an intriguing mix of 17 …