Pelfrey Signs Robb To Pro Mazda Contract, van der Watt To USF2000 Deal

Team Pelfrey has confirmed that Sting Ray Robb will pilot their first Tatuus PM-18 chassis for the 2018 Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season. The Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires will commence at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 9-11. “It’s hugely exciting to welcome Sting Ray back to Team Pelfrey,” commented General Manager, Jonny Baker.  “I say back, because he tested with us a few years ago in F1600 and we immediately saw how much potential he possessed then.  We have had…

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JGL Adds Shane Wilson As Kaz Grala’s Crew Chief

JGL Racing officials announced today the addition of veteran crew chief Shane Wilson to its 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series lineup.   Shane will serve as crew chief for Kaz Grala and the No. 24 Ford Mustang team. He will serve along side Steven Lane who switches over to the leadership position of Team Manager/Competition Director. “I am excited to join JGL Racing,” stated Wilson.   “They have been improving their performance each year since they started racing in the XFINITY Series.    With the addition of the technical alliance with Roush Fenway Racing and Kaz as the…

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South Point To Serve As Daniel Hemric’s Primary Sponsor For All 33 Races

The South Point Hotel & Casino will return to Richard Childress Racing as the primary sponsor on the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro, piloted by Daniel Hemric, for the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. The 2018 season marks the seventh year of a partnership between RCR and the Las Vegas-based hotel and casino. “The South Point Hotel & Casino is excited to be continuing our partnership with Richard Childress Racing in the 2018 season,” said Michael Gaughan, owner of the South Point. “Watching Brendan carry our colors these past couple of years…

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Wild News Day For NASCAR World On Wednesday, Petty To Be a Father Again, Childress Fires His Gun at Robbers, Dodson Passes Away

It may be the offseason in the NASCAR world, but that didn’t stop Wednesday from being a very busy news day for off the track news. First, it was reported that former crew chief Barry Dodson had passed away. Dodson, 64, won the 1989 Cup championship with Rusty Wallace and was known as one of the great crewmen in the sport. He was a crew chief for stars like Wallace, Darrell Waltrip, Kyle Petty and Tim Richmond. He guided them to 19 career wins as a crew chief, his last…

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