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Four-Day NASCAR postseason bash returns with new consumer activations, traditional fan-favorite events
After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration – this edition with first-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick as the guest of honor.
Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he is in advanced talks to bring formula one to the streets of Madrid.
Spain’s El Confidencial claimed this week the F1 supremo is already in possession of a business plan and bank guarantees, as a group of businessmen want the Spanish capital to host an annual street race.
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.