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Australian-Owned Roo Motorsports Entering NASCAR with Scott Saunders

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As one Australian leaves the sport of NASCAR, another Australian — or, at least, an Australian venture — is set to join it. Roo Motorsports, a new Australian-based team, plans to join the ranks of NASCAR in the Camping World Truck and Nationwide series. According to WBTV in Charlotte, the team will soon announce that it will formally set up …

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Mike Ford Joins John Wes Townley, Athenian Motorsports as Crew Chief

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John Wes Townley just got himself a new crew chief with quite the resume. It was announced on Monday (Sept. 29) that veteran Mike Ford will take over the crew chief duties at Athenian Motorsports atop the pit box of Townley’s No. 25 Zaxby’s Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The partnership will begin with the …

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Sam Hornish, Jr. Among Rumored Replacements for Marcos Ambrose

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Could Sam Hornish, Jr. be the next driver behind the wheel of the No. 9 at Richard Petty Motorsports? Recently, the Associated Press covered Hornish and his trip to Kentucky Speedway for the NASCAR Nationwide Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300. The 35-year-old three-time IndyCar series champion shared his thoughts on the season, his career, and the future …

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Joey Logano Blows Engine in Chicagoland’s Final Laps

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Joey Logano and the No. 22 team gave another meaning to “blowing up” the race when they finished Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. With only six laps to go, a windshield tear-off was trapped on the front grill of Logano’s Ford Fusion, leading to airflow being restricted to the radiator and his race engine …

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