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  • Chevy shows new 2022 Corvettes at Belle Isle ahead of Grand Prix June 12, 2021 10:30 am Detroit Free Press - Michigan Chevrolet chose Detroit's Belle Isle to reveal a new limited edition supercar version of the iconic Corvette as well as announce new colors, pricing and other features of the 2022 Stingray, which starts production later this year. The mid-engine …
  • TV-radio listings: June 12 June 12, 2021 8:49 am Houston Chronicle - Texas Television Basketball Women’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony ESPNU 8:30 a.m. Boxing Top Rank card ESPN 9 p.m. Col. baseball East Carolina at Vanderbilt ESPN2 11 a.m. Col. baseball Dallas Baptist vs. Virginia ESPNU 11 a.m. Col. baseball Notre Dame at …
  • Extreme heat, a much-needed break and more: 5 things to know about IndyCar's Detroit doubleheader June 12, 2021 12:50 am The Indianapolis Star - Indiana DETROIT – With the headlines and hoopla of this year’s Indianapolis 500 finally drifting away, IndyCar makes its long-awaited return to one of its most famous, beloved venues on the racing calendar this weekend. For the first time since he purchased the …
  • No spectator restrictions for LVMS fall NASCAR race June 11, 2021 1:16 am Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada All seats available for South Point 400 Cup Series race and Menards, Truck and Xfinity Series events Sept. 23-26. June 10, 2021 - 3:22 pm   September’s NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will run with no capacity restrictions. In accordance with …
  • Insider: Team Penske drivers not concerned about historic winless streak entering Detroit June 11, 2021 12:29 am IndyStar.com DETROIT – We’re not used to head-scratching at Team Penske. The cliches of “you can only do what you can do” and the twisting of words to refrain from starting the blame game, it all sounds so very foreign to hear from the owners of 16 American open-wheel …
  • JACOB FIRED UP FOR FINKE DESERT RACE June 10, 2021 2:33 pm Condobolin Argus By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin’s Jacob Smith is looking to conquer the challenging course of the 2021 Tatts Finke Desert Race. A journeyman of the sport, Jacob finished second on the podium in 2019 after consecutive DNF’s in 2018 and 2017, and he will be …
  • Racing returns to the Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca in July June 10, 2021 1:31 am KSBW 8 - California Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic being declared, a study by CSU-Monterey Bay found that the raceway at Laguna Seca generated roughly $116 million a year in related spending on the central coast. After 19 months, racing is finally returning to Weather Tech …
  • Insider: Alex Palou carefree, prepared for pressure of leading IndyCar series headed to Detroit June 9, 2021 10:44 pm The Indianapolis Star - Indiana Ask Alex Palou to best describe his mindset of leading IndyCar’s championship points battle six races in, and he’ll put it into terms of the latest war he waged: the quest to win the Indianapolis 500. The parallels are eerily similar. If you consider last …
  • Kyle Busch brings out yellow flag with awful first pitch June 9, 2021 10:30 pm Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada NASCAR star Kyle Busch of Las Vegas threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday’s Texas Rangers’ game. It didn’t go so well. June 9, 2021 - 3:07 pm   NASCAR star Kyle Busch of Las Vegas threw out the ceremonial pitch before Wednesday’s game …
  • Fans at IndyCar's Detroit Grand Prix won't be required to wear masks while outdoors June 9, 2021 3:55 pm The Indianapolis Star - Indiana Following the world's largest pandemic sporting event, where 135,000 fans were required to wear masks while attending the Indianapolis 500 May 30, face-covering rules for IndyCar's next stop have been loosened. Attendees at this weekend’s Detroit …
  • Brabham review – bumpy portrait of old-school F1 legend June 9, 2021 3:51 pm The Guardian This is a documentary about Australian motor sports legend Jack Brabham that aims to finesse the usual greatest-hits highlights by including some darker material: family strife, on-track bad behaviour, behind-the-scenes fallouts. Brabham remains best known …
  • Bristol Motor Speedway says renovations will cut Fairgrounds racetrack sound in half June 9, 2021 5:21 am WKRN - Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A new sound study presented by engineers contracted from Bristol Motor Speedway say renovations to the Nashville Fairgrounds racetrack will cut the noise in half. “We can make a significant improvement to that sound impact on the …
  • Marco Andretti to join cousin Jarett in IMSA sportscar ride at Watkins Glen June 8, 2021 3:00 pm The Indianapolis Star - Indiana With the biggest race of his 2021 calendar behind him, Marco Andretti has added another to his calendar with a more sentimental touch. On top of his six Superstar Racing Experience stockcar races this summer, starting this weekend at Stafford Motor …
  • Jury convicts Exclusive Motor’s father-son owners on fraud charges June 7, 2021 11:25 pm Fairfield County Business Journal - Connecticut A father-son team who ran Exclusive Motor Sports, a used car lot in Central Valley, were convicted June 3 in federal court in White Plains for cheating banks and the IRS. From 2009 through 2018, Mehdi “Mike” Moslem, 72, and Saaed Moslem, 37, fabricated tax …
  • Santino Ferrucci running Detroit doubleheader with Rahal; open to full-time IndyCar ride in 2022 June 7, 2021 10:14 pm IndyStar.com Five months ago, we weren’t sure we’d see Santino Ferrucci, the 2019 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, back in an open-wheel car again. In less than a week, the 23-year-old Connecticut-native will have completed his third IndyCar race in 15 days, …
  • Monterey County Supervisors to consider Laguna Seca event agreement June 7, 2021 9:55 pm Monterey Herald SALINAS — The Monterey County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will look at an agreement between Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca to continue the Monterey Sports Car Championship for the next three years. Included in the board’s afternoon session will be an …
  • Schultz's Star Podcast June 7, 2021 6:36 pm The Indianapolis Star - Indiana On Schultz’s Star Podcast, host Derek Schultz and IndyStar’s Gregg Doyel dive into the perfection of Helio Castroneves winning the 105th Indy 500, the imperfection of Graham Rahal and others on pit row, the emergence of Noblesville driver Conor Daly … and …
  • Xinhua world economic news summary at 1030 GMT, June 7 June 7, 2021 11:23 am Big News Network SEOUL -- South Korea's initial jobless claims fell last month, reflecting the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic shock, a government report showed Monday. The number of those who newly applied for job-seeking benefits was 86,000 in May, down from 111, …
  • Kenya to leverage on motor sports to boost tourism sector: official June 7, 2021 4:37 am Africa Leader NAIROBI, June 6 (Xinhua) -- An official with Kenya's tourism marketing body said Sunday that the government plans to leverage on the global appeal of motor sports in order to boost local tourism sector. Allan Njoroge, acting CEO of Kenya Tourism Board, …
  • 'Houses are affordable here' - Why do homebuyers ignore this part of Auckland? June 6, 2021 7:00 pm New Zealand News.net Vanessa Pye is leaving Auckland for the capital but she wants to let home buyers into a secret before she goes: Franklin is beautiful, commute-able and, most of all, affordable. Pye has been living in Glenbrook Beach for three years , and has just sold a …