INDYCAR: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Aero Kit Test Yields Valuable Data

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Joe Skibinski photo — The Verizon IndyCar Series today held a test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to assess the various configurations of the Chevrolet and Honda superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits. With more than 500 laps turned on the 2.5-mile oval by 15 drivers while dodging intermittent rain on a blustery day, reams of valuable …

ARCA: Gus Dean & Mason Mitchell Motorsports Lead Day One of ARCA Testing at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — No experience? No problem. That was the mantra for multiple drivers during the first day of ARCA testing at Daytona International Speedway. And it was 21-year-old Bluffton, S.C. rookie Gus Dean who put up the fastest overall lap around the 2.5-mile superspeedway, turning …

ARCA: Daytona Test Entry List Out; Over 60 Drivers Scheduled to Participate

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — ARCA photo — Despite rain washing away Friday’s test session, the ARCA garage at Daytona Int’l Speedway is packed with participants for the annual ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open test at the “World Center of Racing”. At present, 64 drivers have signed in for the two-day test, re-scheduled for Saturday …

NHRA: Crampton and Hagan Lead Fields During Opening Day of U.S. Nationals Testing at Indianapolis

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CLERMONT, Ind. – official series release — NHRA photo — Defending Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Top Fuel winner Richie Crampton and defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan made the quickest runs in their respective categories Wednesday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis during the opening day of testing for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. NHRA teams utilized the first …

FTCS: The Real Deal; Teammates Atwell and Bratcher Top Full Throttle Cup Series Practice at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — RDSR photo — Despite losing one of their star members during a high-profile offseason team shuffle, Real Deal Sim Racing proved they are still very much the “real deal” on the race track during Monday night’s =RSR= Full Throttle Cup Series (FTCS) open practice at Daytona …

F1: Ferrari On Top; Kimi Raikkonen Posts Fastest Time Of Jerez Testing In Final Day On-Track

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JEREZ, Spain – official series release — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — Kimi Raikkonen ensured Ferrari ended the first preseason test of 2015 on top by going fastest on the fourth and final day at Jerez on Wednesday. The Scuderia’s new SF15-T had already topped the first and second days in the hands of Sebastian Vettel, and Raikkonen carried on …

ARCA: ARCA Racing Series Composite Body Makes Superspeedway Debut at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — by, Don Radebaugh, ARCA — ARCA photo — The new ARCA Racing Series composite body took its first laps on a superspeedway Friday afternoon at Daytona Int’l Speedway during the ARCA-sanctioned open test, all part of a process leading toward eligibility of the body on tracks over a mile in length. Will Kimmel, the only driver …

ARCA: Empire Racing Tops Speed Charts Again at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — ARCA photo — It just wasn’t enough for Empire Racing to top the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards charts in open testing at Daytona Int’l Speedway back in December. One month later, Empire returned and did it again, topping the charts with the No. 48 Hylton-Empire Ford Fusion with Sean Corr …

TUSC: Wayne Taylor Racing Tops Day Two of Roar Testing at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Living up to its billing as a dress rehearsal for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, Saturday’s second day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 featured four sessions of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice, including a special 90-minute nighttime session. Jordan Taylor ran the fastest …