Are Grid Girls the Next Casualties in the War for Political Correctness?

Auto racing’s long-standing tradition of grid girls seems to be in trouble. It was early 2015 when the World Endurance Championships (WEC) got rid of them, and Formula 1 may be next. Director Ross Brawn of Liberty Media, the new controlling group of Formula 1, recently said that the tradition of grid girls is being reconsidered.

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Field Set for ‘The Clash’ at Daytona

75-Lap Event Caps Sunday Doubleheader at the World Center of Racing DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 11, 2017) – NASCAR fans get a double-dose of racing action to open the 2018 season on Sunday, February 11, with The Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway capping a day that starts with Coors Light Pole Award qualifying for the 60th Annual Daytona 500.

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Richard Childress Racing Names Andy Petree Vice President of Competition

WELCOME, N.C. (December 4, 2017) – Richard Childress Racing (RCR) 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…

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DXC TECHNOLOGY AND TEAM PENSKE RENEW PARTNERSHIP

Industry-Leading IT Company to Build on Winning Relationship with Team’s INDYCAR Program MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 21, 2017) – Team Penske announced today that it has reached an extension agreement with DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

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Chevy SS Memories from Chevrolet Racing

This weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway will mark the final race for the Chevy SS as the flagship vehicle for Chevrolet in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition. The SS made its on-track debut at during speedweeks in 2013 at Daytona, winning the first points paying race as Jimmie Johnson took the SS to Winner’s Circle in the season-opening Daytona 500. Since then, the SS has gone on to win 72 more races, making it the most successful Generation-6 NASCAR race car over its competitors. The SS has carried two drivers…

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