With FMX mega program
Monster Spectacular is back with 14 monster trucks, FMX and a mega program with members of Metal Mulisha.
Penske teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski will take the front row on Sunday
Team Penske has this system down cold. A week after Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski grabbed both front-row starting spots in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series knockout qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway, the Penske Ford teammates repeated the feat — in reverse order — Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
An unrivalled gathering of professional drivers
The Dan Wheldon Memorial Kart Race, set to take place at Daytona Milton Keynes on Monday, December 5, has received overwhelming support from fans and the motor racing industry alike, all wishing to race in Dan’s honour while raising funds for the Wheldon family’s chosen charity, Alzheimer’s Society.
Sunny skies but cold weather for more than 500 drivers in Las Vegas
The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XV is underway outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The 15th edition of the series primer event has welcomed a record number of drivers, record number of entries (528), with a record purse of over $120,000 to be handed out after SuperSunday.
Proceeds benefit NASCAR Foundation; Coca-Cola to host Fan Zone to culminate
NASCAR announced that tickets officially go on sale today for 2011 NASCAR After The Lap on December 1 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. NASCAR After the Lap is one of the highlights of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, Nev.
“Oliver is very professional and clearly has the speed and natural talent to win” – Eric Jensen
Following an impressive 3rd place finish in his Edmonton race debut in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship, talented British race driver Oliver Webb has been re-signed to drive for Jensen MotorSport at the Baltimore Grand Prix and Las Vegas season finale.
Patrick Carpentier will race in Kansas on June 5, also enters July’s Ride to Conquer Cancer with Team Komatsu
Patrick Carpentier will return to the NASCAR circuit next weekend driving Frank Stoddard Jr’s #32 Ford at Kansas Speedway. The Canadian driver, who now lives in Las Vegas, has confirmed that he will compete in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the year on June 5 at the 1.5-mile (2.414 km) banked oval, round 13 of the 2011 schedule.
Solid results and championships earned by Leesmann and Diaz close out 2010
The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIV in Las Vegas last month closed out the 2010 racing season for Team Aluminos. The Northern California karting operation put in a solid effort over the course of 12-months, providing one of the best options for drivers to learn and excel behind the wheel. With 20 drivers under the tent outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, the five-day event was busy with action for Aluminos equaling to mix-results. Coming away the big victor, Aluminos driver coach and S1 Pro Stock Moto driver finished runner-up in the main event and scored the SKUSA Pro Tour championship.
This weekend for rounds 13 and 14
Even this late in the season there are several classes are still engaged in very close points battles with just three rounds of racing left, and the upcoming two rounds of racing should prove to be pivotal in the drivers’ quests to grab the points titles in their respective classes.
KZ2 class to replace SuperPro, S4 Stock Moto Master filled to capacity
Shifterkart racing is making a solid comeback this year under the focused efforts of Superkarts! USA, the racing organization that will once again bring the sport’s top drivers together in Las Vegas in November for the biggest race in the country – the SKUSA SuperNationals.
Chris Pook has confirmed he is involved with plans for a second formula one race in the United States.
Pook is a British businessman who championed the famous Long Beach street event for F1 before heading the Champ Car series. It has been reported this week that, alongside Austin’s inaugural United States grand prix in 2012, Bernie Ecclestone is in talks for another race amid the New York skyline.
The United States Grand Prix will return to the Formula 1 calendar in 2012
F1 inks deal for 2012 US GP in Texas
A deal was struck for a race to be held in Austin, Texas following weeks of speculation about the potential return of a race in America, F1 commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone announced on Tuesday that the event will take place from 2012 to 2021 on a new purpose-built facility in Austin.
Las Vegas native Kurt Busch says it’s his turn to win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Kurt Busch edges out Jeff Gordon to secure pole for Sunday’s Shelby American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Busch took the first step in that direction Friday, winning the pole for Sunday’s Shelby American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race with a track-record speed of 188.719 mph.
But Martin’s moment
A few years ago people were giving him rocking chairs, fitting gifts for a man who seemed to be easing into retirement. Last Friday night, Mark Martin was back on the stage at the Sprint Cup awards ceremony for the first time in three seasons, the 50-year-old fresh off a runner-up campaign that stands among the best and most satisfying in his long and illustrious career.
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