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Trent Hindman on Continuing Development, Alan Brynjolfsson & 2019

Trent Hindman may be only 23 years old, but he’s nothing short of a veteran in IMSA competition. He won the Grand Sport championship in the then-Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge back in 2014 as a 19-year old. Since then, he’s been a regular threat to win races. For 2018, Hindman …

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2019 NASCAR TV Preview: It’s Time to Get Ready for NASCAR On FOX

Welcome back to yet another full season of TV opinion, my 11th year of critiquing NASCAR broadcasts.  Jeepers. We’re on the verge of the first major race weekend of the season.  The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has Daytona 500 qualifying and the Advance Auto Parts Clash on tap.  Meanwhile, …

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Kaz Grala Working Toward Full Xfinity Season With Fury Race Cars

Kaz Grala had a miserable BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona Friday afternoon (Jan. 25). He cut a tire early in the race and had a series of additional problems before finishing 30th in class. The IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge will not be Grala’s primary series for 2019, though. He hopes …

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Brennan Poole to Compete in Trucks Full-Time With On Point Motorsports

On Point Motorsports announced Monday (Jan. 28) it will compete full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019, with Brennan Poole driving the team’s No. 30 Toyota. “I am extremely excited about driving for On Point Motorsports this season,” Poole said in a press release.  “From the very first …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Wins Rain-Shortened Rolex 24 at Daytona

During the 15th hour of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the rain began to fall at Daytona International Speedway.  Instantaneously, the race changed.  What was a relatively attrition-free affair turned into a punishing wreckfest. Wayne Taylor Racing’s Fernando Alonso slipped past Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr with just over two …

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Rolex 24 at Daytona Hour 8 Update: Penske Leads, Mazda Foiled by Fuel Leaks

As compared to last year, the 57th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona has been quite a bit more incident-strewn.  There have already been six full course cautions so far, as opposed to four in the entire race in 2018. The Mazda Team Joest entries were strong early with …

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Filipe Albuquerque Fastest in Rolex 24 at Daytona Happy Hour

Action Express Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Happy Hour Friday morning (Jan. 25) at Daytona International Speedway.  The cool weather conditions allowed speeds in the four classes to come close to, or even drop below the track record laps set in qualifying on Thursday. …

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