Hildebrand joins 1st legs of fund-raising ride


By indycar.com staff National Guard Panther Racing driver JR Hildebrand, who will test at Texas Motor Speedway on Feb. 28, will join his agent and friend, former motorcross champion Jimmy Button, on Feb. 20 and 21 for the first two days of Button’s “Miles for Miracles” cross-country bike ride to raise money for spinal cord [...]

Solo Contingency Programs and Online Registration Now Available

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TOPEKA, Kan. (Feb. 18, 2011) – With the season-opening event for the 2011 Tire Rack SCCA National Solo season just a few weeks away, participants should register now to be eligible for the thousands of dollars in contingency payouts. Tire Rack SCCA ProSolo National Series As part of its across-the-board Platinum SCCA contingency program, Volkswagen [...]



To become a champion team, operate like one, says Bennett Traditionally a new driver must seek out sponsorship from businesses to fund racing efforts, and rookie teams grow into championship teams via experience. One of the newest teams in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón’s LMPC category, however, approaches things a little [...]

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By Rob Krider Nissan Team Diary At The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill A lone and scrappy Nissan Sentra SE-R run by LeMons / ChumpCar alumni ran against Honda and Mazda factory efforts at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Here is how they Survived the 25. Pre-Race We showed up at Thunderhill like any confident/cocky racing [...]

Is the New ALMS Broadcast Schedule Truly ‘For The Fans’?

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“The Double Stint” by Kim Ellis I am completely at a loss for words. I just finished watching two of the videos on the Official ALMS YouTube channel. These videos explain the new partnership between the American Le Mans Series and the broadcasting outlets ABC and ESPN for the upcoming race season. Several weeks ago, [...]



– Mazda Road to Indy Balanced With European GP3 – February 17, 2011 (Irvine, Calif). Conor Daly has spent the past three years racing with Mazda, winning two championships along the way. For 2011 Conor will showcase his talents as a part of both the newly created Mazda Road to Indy with Sam Schmidt Motorsports, [...]

GT Champ Segal Tests Porsche Boxster for DeMan Motorsport

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MIAMI, Fla. – Reigning GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series GT champion and 2007 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS titlist Jeff Segal recently tested with DeMan Motorsport, driving one of their newly built Porsche Boxsters that compete in the Continental Tire Challenge. Segal spent three days with the team at Sebring International Raceway, putting [...]