VASC: Whincup Ends Pole Drought With Record Lap at Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia –Story By Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — After not having gained a pole since the 2015 season finale, Jamie Whincup was back on top for Saturday’s race at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400 at the Townsville Street Circuit. Whincup set a time of 1:12.144, the fastest a V8 Supercar has gone around the …

VASC: Whincup and Van Gisbergen Duel in Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Despite not having a great car in practice, Jamie Whincup came good on Saturday at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400, winning in powerful fashion from teammate Shane van Gisbergen. The duo fought throughout the entire race, and when a late-race caution came out, Whincup was …

ARCA: Cindric Returns to Cunningham for Pocono With PIRTEK on Board No. 99

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Cunningham Motorsports announced Tuesday morning that 17-year-old Austin Cindric will make his third start for the team in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards next weekend at Pocono Raceway, driving the No. 99 PIRTEK Ford Fusion.

ARCA: Reed Returns to Lira Motorsports; Will Drive the No. 38 Ford at Pocono

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR XFINITY Series regular Ryan Reed will pilot the No. 38 Lira Motorsports Ford Fusion in the upcoming ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event at Pocono Raceway on June 3. Reed, who captured two wins for the team in the ARCA Racing Series in 2015, has …

V8SC: Consistency is Key; Slade Sweeps Winton in Dominant Performance

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Tim Slade rounded off a dream weekend at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint, winning Sunday’s V8 Supercars Championship race at a brisk pace over defending series champion Mark Winterbottom. Having won Saturday’s race prior, giving him his first two career series …

V8SC: Mostert Smashes Winton Track Record; Nets Third Supercars Pole of 2016

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Chaz Mostert won the ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Sunday’s race at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint, breaking the V8 Supercars Championship track record at Winton Motor Raceway with a stunning clip of 1:18.760 and scoring his third pole of the season. Mostert …

V8SC: Slade Shows Solid Form; Wins Second-Career Supercars Pole at Winton

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Tim Slade found some surprising speed at Winton Motor Raceway, grabbing the ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Saturday’s race at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint. The pole was Slade’s second of his career, and he was enjoying it fully. “It’s been …

NSCS: Happy Staying Put; Harvick Signs Multi-Year Extension with Stewart-Haas

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — official team release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the championship-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, has signed driver Kevin Harvick to a long-term contract extension. Harvick joined SHR in 2014 after 13 Sprint Cup seasons and his impact with the organization was immediate. In his debut year with SHR, the Bakersfield, California-native …

LE MANS: Ford Unveils Multi-Faceted, International Driver Lineup for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

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DETROIT — official release — Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has assembled a talented team of racing drivers from across the globe, ready for its return to the Le Mans 24 Hours, 50 years on from taking outright victory at the world’s greatest endurance race. Each of the four Ford GTs will have a team of three drivers to take on …

NSCS: Kevin Harvick Talks This Weekend, His SHR Future at Phoenix International Raceway

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Daniel Shirey/Getty Images North America photo — As Kevin Harvick sails into Phoenix International Raceway, a track where he is searching for his eighth career victory at, rumors are swirling about his future in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Harvick answered some of those questions in the …

NSCS: Stewart Haas Racing Announces Switch to Ford for 2017 Sprint Cup Season and Beyond

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official team release — Bob Leverone/Getty Images North America photo — Ford Performance announced today Stewart-Haas Racing will switch to Ford as its auto manufacturer partner starting with the 2017 NASCAR season. The multiyear agreement means that, beginning with Daytona Speedweeks in February 2017, the four-car Stewart-Haas Racing team will race the Ford Fusion with Ford engines …

ARCA: Just A Bit Short; Frank Kimmel’s Late-Race Charge Not Quite Enough for Daytona Victory

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Jennifer Calandrillo photo — 10-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Frank Kimmel’s chances to add a Daytona International Speedway (DIS) victory to his already impressive resume were far from over in the closing laps of Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire. In fact, …