NASCAR: Alex Bowman to Drive for Tommy Baldwin Racing in 2015

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NASCAR Media Site

Alex Bowman has a new home for the 2015 season. Bowman, will shift over to Tommy Baldwin Racing to drive the No. 7 Chevrolet for the team in the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series campaign.

The 21-year old Arizona native spent his rookie campaign in 2014 with BK Racing. He struggled a bit but that wasn’t indicative of how much talent he has. He’s hoping moving to TBR allows his strengths to shine. Continue reading NASCAR: Alex Bowman to Drive for Tommy Baldwin Racing in 2015

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Fantasy Preview

The 2015 Daytona 500 is just weeks away and that means it is time to start preparing for the fantasy NASCAR season.

It does not matter if you play Yahoo! Fantasy Auto Racing, Fantasy Live on nascar.com, Fox Sports Fantasy Auto Racing or just a game with a group of friends; the more prepared you are the better your chances will be of winning your league.

The 2015 season should be a difficult season for not only the teams in the garage, but the fantasy teams behind their computers. NASCAR has implemented over 60 rule changes for the 2015 season. The first Sprint Cup team to figure out how to generate speed using the new rules package will have the advantage over their competition. If you are lucky enough to figure out which of these teams has the advantage early in the season, you will also get off to a great start. Continue reading 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Fantasy Preview

IndyCar: Marco Andretti Changing Number as He will Pilot the No. 27 Honda in 2015

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IndyCar Media Site

INDIANAPOLIS- Change is coming for Marco Andretti again in 2015. For the third time in his Verizon IndyCar Series career, he will have a different number.

Andretti, will pilot the No. 27 Andretti Autosport Honda in 2015 as he confirmed that on his Twitter account today saying “#27in15″ then tweeting a picture of his car for this season with the No. 27 on the rear wing.

The 27-year old drove the No. 26 Andretti Autosport entry from 2006-2012 as he earned two wins in that time frame. Continue reading IndyCar: Marco Andretti Changing Number as He will Pilot the No. 27 Honda in 2015

IndyCar: Luca Filippi Lands Ride with CFH Racing to Share Seat With Ed Carpenter

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IndyCar Media Site

INDIANAPOLIS- Speculation has been swirling in the recent months on who would be the other driver to share the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka seat this season with Ed Carpenter.

Last month, it was confirmed that Mike Conway who was in that role last year wouldn’t be returning in 2015.

Many thought the seat would go to J.R. Hildebrand. Then, Conor Daly’s name came into the mix. Continue reading IndyCar: Luca Filippi Lands Ride with CFH Racing to Share Seat With Ed Carpenter

IndyCar: Conor Daly to Test Next Week for SPM

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IndyCar Media Site

INDIANAPOLIS- As reported a few weeks ago, Conor Daly has earned a test with Schimdt/Peterson Motorsports. The second-generation driver will test the No. 7 SPM Honda at Sebring next week.

Daly, has been all over Europe in the GP2 and GP3 Series and had a track to earn a seat in Formula One. Unfortunately for him, the funding went away. Continue reading IndyCar: Conor Daly to Test Next Week for SPM

IndyCar: Season Opener in Brazil Cancelled

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IndyCar Media Site

INDIANAPOLIS- Any time the Verizon IndyCar Series starts to get some momentum, they shoot themselves in the foot. That’s never more evident than the news that came out of the open wheel circuit’s world today.

The series lost it’s season opener for 2015 in Brazil as the government announced the cancellation of the event on Thursday. They didn’t disclose any other reasons to why though. Continue reading IndyCar: Season Opener in Brazil Cancelled

NASCAR: Did Brad Keselowski’s Success With Penske Force Hendrick to Bring Elliott Up in 2016?

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NASCAR Media Site

Last Thursday, Jeff Gordon dropped the bombshell that he would retire from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series following the 2015 season. That led to speculation that Chase Elliott would be replacing him in that ride for 2016.

That news was confirmed today as Hendrick Motorsports announced that Elliott would drive the No. 24 Chevrolet next season.

With that announcement, it got me thinking. Does this have anything to do with Brad Keselowski? Continue reading NASCAR: Did Brad Keselowski’s Success With Penske Force Hendrick to Bring Elliott Up in 2016?

NASCAR: Did Felix Sabates’ Guarantee Come at a Bad Time?

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NASCAR Media Site

Chip Ganassi Racing is sure they will contend for a championship this season. They’re so sure of the fact that they’re guaranteeing it.

Co-Owner Felix Sabates said during Thursday’s media availability that he “Guarantees Both” Ganassi drivers will make the Chase in 2015.

His counterpart Chip Ganassi said just prior to that in his opening remarks that it would be a disappointment if they weren’t represented in NASCAR’s version of the playoffs. Continue reading NASCAR: Did Felix Sabates’ Guarantee Come at a Bad Time?

NASCAR: Ganassi Group “Guarantees” Both Cars Will Make Chase in 2015

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NASCAR Media Site

Chip Ganassi Racing is all in for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. So much so, they’re guaranteeing both cars make the Chase.

Co-owners Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates said in today’s NASCAR Media Day that they expect to be championship contenders this season.

Ganassi, told reporters that it would be “disappointing” if they don’t make the Chase this year.

Sabates though, took it one step further guaranteeing that it will happen. Continue reading NASCAR: Ganassi Group “Guarantees” Both Cars Will Make Chase in 2015

NASCAR: Chase Elliott Tabbed as Jeff Gordon’s Replacement With Hendrick Motorsports

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NASCAR Media Site

The news we all saw coming was confirmed today. Last year’s NASCAR X-Finity Series champion Chase Elliott will be the replacement for Jeff Gordon at Hendrick Motorsports starting in 2016.

Elliott, will drive the No. 24 Chevrolet beginning in 2016 taking over the reigns of the four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Gordon. Continue reading NASCAR: Chase Elliott Tabbed as Jeff Gordon’s Replacement With Hendrick Motorsports