ARCA: Frank Kimmel Sports Familiar No. 46; Signs With Stange Racing for Final Season

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BROADVIEW, Ill. — official team release — Team Stange Racing photo — Team Stange Racing, LLC officially announces its 2016 ARCA Series presented by Menards Major sponsor for the #46 Ford that will be piloted by 10-time ARCA series Champion Frank Kimmel and sponsored by JUICE® Replay™. Rumors linking Kimmel to return to the #46 where he won 9 of …

ARCA: Gray Gaulding Completes Daytona Roster for Lira Motorsports

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — GGR photo — Gray Gaulding will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and Superspeedway debut with Lira Motorsports in the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Saturday, February 13th, 2016. Gaulding will pilot the No. 38 Krispy Kreme, Ford Performance, MOMO Ford Fusion. “This …

NSCS: Cassill Moves Over to Front Row Motorsports for 2016 Season

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Six-year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran Landon Cassill will join the Front Row Motorsports line-up to drive the No. 38 Ford for the 2016 season. The 26-year-old Cassill has 187 Sprint Cup starts under his belt, most recently competing for Hillman Racing in 2015. The Cedar …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Debut Done; Lira Motorsports Drivers Finish Camping World Truck Series Race at Homestead

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Lira Motorsports photo — ARCA Racing drivers Kyle Weatherman and David Levine concluded their 2015 seasons at Kansas Speedway last month. Weatherman fell short of his second career win with a runner-up finish, while Levine finished eighth to cement fifth spot in the championship standings. …

NSCS: Happy Birthday; Glen Wood Turns 90 With Plenty of Spring Still in His Step

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STUART, Va. — official team release — Wood Brothers Racing photo — On Saturday, while Ryan Blaney and the SKF-branded Ford Fusion will be busy on track at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, folks around Stuart, Va., will gather to celebrate the 90th birthday of the team’s founder, Glen Wood. Wood, a 2012 inductee into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, …

ARCA: NASCAR XFINITY Series Regular Ryan Reed to Drive for Lira Motorsports at Chicagoland

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR XFINITY Series regular Ryan Reed will pilot the No. 58 Lira Motorsports Ford Fusion in the Scott 150 ARCA race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Reed, who competes full time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for Roush Fenway Racing, captured six top-10 …

LM24: Ford Announces Return to Le Mans in 2016; Marking 50th Anniversary of 1966 Triumph

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LE MANS, France — official release — Ford photo — Ford announced today it is returning to one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world with its new Ford GT race car, which will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans – referred to by many as the Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency – starting next …

NSCS: Joe Gibbs Racing Still On Top at Charlotte; Edwards Paces First Cup Practice

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CONCORD, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Kyle Magda photo — The speed of the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) cars continued to show after Denny Hamlin’s Sprint All-Star Race win last Saturday night. But this time, there was another JGR driver at the top of the board. Carl Edwards posted the fastest time in …

NSCS: Cole Whitt Joins Front Row Motorsports; Will Drive No. 35 Ford in 2015

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Up-and-coming driver Cole Whitt will expand the Front Row Motorsports racing stable to three full-time cars in 2015, piloting the No. 35 Ford with support from Speed Stick® for 10 races, including the season-opening Daytona 500. Randy Cox will also join the Front Row team to continue his relationship with …

Andretti Autosport Duo and Utica-Rome Owner Bill Shea Headline Motorsports Madness at 7 Eastern on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Dalton Kellett/Shawn Gritzmacher photos — Open wheel fever will invade Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online’s Motorsports Madness tonight as Andretti Autosport young guns Zach Veach (2014 Indy Lights) and Dalton Kellett (2015 Pro Mazda) hit the airwaves to discuss their upcoming campaigns and more on the two-hour live broadcast, …

NASCAR: After the Lap Returns to Las Vegas for Sixth Straight Year

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — NASCAR announced Saturday that NASCAR After The Lap sponsored by Ford, Coca-Cola, and Sprint will return to Las Vegas for its sixth-consecutive year. Since its debut in 2009, NASCAR After The Lap has earned the reputation with fans as the must-see event during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week. This year’s show returns …

AUDIO/RECAP: Ambrose Wins Nationwide Race at the Glen; Scott McDougall Comes Home To New York & Scores Victory

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WATKINS GLEN, NY — Story, and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photos By Brad Ovens — The NASCAR Nationwide Series made their annual stop to the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State for the Zippo 200. Road course ace Marcos Ambrose and hometown hero Scott McDougall would take an early spin in …