Quarter Midgets Added To Daytona Speedweeks Schedule In February

The United States Auto Club (USAC), the most diversified motorsports sanctioning body in the world, announced its USAC .25 (quarter midgets) season-opening event will be held at Daytona International Speedway, February 9-11, 2018. This will be the first time the USAC .25 series has ever raced at the historic and world-renowned motorsports facility. A 1/20th of a mile long tri-oval racetrack will be temporarily constructed on a paved section inside DIS. 

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RCR Names Andy Petree As New VP of Competition

Richard Childress Racing has named Andy Petree as its new Vice President of Competition, and Dr. Eric Warren as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. The organizational moves bolster RCR’s competition department with more than 50 years of combined racing experience. Petree joins RCR on a full-time basis after he was brought on in an advisory role in October to conduct a comprehensive review of the team’s competition area. Warren, who has served in a competition leadership position at RCR since 2012, will oversee RCR’s engineering department and new technology strategy.…

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