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Red Line Oil to Sponsor J.R. Todd at Select Events

Kalitta Motorsports has announced that long-time associate sponsor Red Line Oil has stepped up to be the primary sponsor of the Top Fuel Dragster driven by J.R. Todd at select events this season beginning with the Circle K Winternationals this weekend in Pomona. “Red Line’s closest relationship in racing is …

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NHRA 2015 Preview: Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle

Yesterday’s preview covered the Nitro divisions, so today’s edition will give a look at the Pro Stock category and touch on the Pro Stock Motorcycles. Pro Stock All eyes were surely on the Pro Stock category the last time the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series visited Pomona at the end of …

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Penalties to Go Up for Oildowns in Top Fuel and Funny Car Says NHRA

NHRA announced an increase to the penatlies levied against teams in the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories for causing an oildown during the 2015 season. Penalties for other classes will remain the same as 2014. Oildowns and the subsequent cleanup cause significant delays in the racing action, something NHRA …

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Alan Johnson Racing and Driver Shawn Langdon Will Race in Pomona

Alan Johnson Racing announced today that they will field a car for driver Shawn Langdon at the Circle K Winternationals in Pomona next weekend. After the sudden departure of Al-Anabi Racing in the closing days of 2014, who unexpectedly announced the cessation of support of all North American racing ventures …

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Al Unser to Be Honored at Legends Day at Indy in May

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser will be honored by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Firestone during the 45th anniversary of his first 500 win at “Legends Day Honoring Al Unser presented by Firestone” on Saturday, May 23. Unser, who won the race in 1970, 1971, 1978, ad 1987 will …

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INDYCAR Names Brian Barnhart Race Director

INDYCAR announced today that Brian Barnhart, Vice President of Competition, has been named Race Director for 2015. The three-steward Race Control system implemented in 2014, in which all in-race penalties must be approved by 2/3 vote of the three stewards officiating at each event, will remain in place and will …

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