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John Doonan Talks Mazda Racing

Mazda took production engines straight from the Mazda assembly line and developed them into race winning power plants to create the Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel. (Photo: Mazda)

John Doonan, the Director of Motorsports for Mazda North American Operations, recently sat down and answered some questions about the 2013 racing season as well as what to expect in 2014…

Rival’s Call Puts Mardis Back On Track

Both Roger Brown and Thomas Pfundstein offered up their rides but with Pfundstein not in the top 20, Mardis accepted that ride. (Lucas Oil Photo)

After destroying his car in a crash, Jim Mardis was planning to sit out the final two races of the Lucas Oil Modified Series…

Bucher Turns Racing Dream Into Reality

Jim Bucher on track this season at Wisconsin's Beaver Dam Raceway. (Bob Cruse Photo)

Jim Bucher watched race cars whip around the short tracks never thinking he’d be driving one…

Next Generation Irvan Targets PASS South

Jared Irvan (28), seen here at Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway, will drive a car owned by his father Ernie Irvan during the 2014 PASS South season. (Chris Owens Photo)

Jared Irvan can’t remember the last time his father strapped into a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car, but he still wants to follow in his footsteps.

Kanaan And Dixon Eyeing Fuzzy’s $250K

Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon hope to collect the $250,000 bonus established by Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka. (Photo Courtesy IZOD IndyCar Series)

Triple Crown Bonus within reach for both drivers…

16-Year-Old Makes History At The Bullring

Kayli Barker

Sixteen-year-old Kayli Barker made history this past weekend at the Las Vegas Speedway when she became the first female to become champion of one of the three NASCAR classes at the Bullring at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Power Wins, Dario Franchitti Hurt In Crash

Will Power's victory Sunday in Houston was overshadowed by a vicious crash involving Dario Franchitti on the final lap. (IndyCar Photo)

Despite taking the championship points lead over Helio Castroneves there was little for Target/Chip Ganassi Racing to celebrate at the end of Sunday’s Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston.

Force Leads NHRA Quals At Reading

John Force was the No. 1 Funny Car qualifier Friday at Pennsylvania's Maple Grove Raceway. (Harry Cella photo)

John Force powered to the first three-second run of his standout career and raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the 29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Ganassi’s Switch To Chevy A Huge Surprise

(From left) Chevrolet's Jim Campbell, Tony Kanaan and Chip Ganassi during Friday's press conference in Houston. (IndyCar Photo)

That Tony Kanaan was going to be officially announced as the fourth driver at Chip Ganassi racing on Friday was not a surprise; in fact it was expected.

Beckman Knows Funny Car History

Jack Beckman

Funny Car racer Jack Beckman has a strong historical knowledge of the NHRA and those who paved the way for the current racers

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