Articles tagged Kevin Harvick

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Around the houses

News from the main auction houses around the world Scottsdale Car Week is upon us once again and with it come five American sales from five different auction houses. Gooding and Company Not many would deny that Gooding has one of the headline cars of the week. On January 20-21 the American auction house will offer a 1956 Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spider (above) for sale. Chassis 0650MDTR...

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Events of the Month

Daytona 500 Rarely does the Daytona 500 provide much in the way of predictions about the outcome of NASCAR's 36-round Sprint Cup championship. Run with power-sapping `restrictor plates', which keep the cars jammed together in a giant slipstreaming pack, the 500 is more a lottery than a motor race. Typically, there are more than a few multi-car accidents which inevitably eliminate some of the...

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Gordon Kirby

Talent is not enough Regardless of what you may think about NASCAR, its field is much deeper than in any other major racing category. There are many competitive cars and drivers, which makes winning a championship very demanding. So to win five in a row is really something, yet Jimmie Johnson has done exactly that as well as recording a record 10th title for the mighty Hendrick Motorsports...

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Newsfeed

BTCC New team Tempus Sport tested James Thompson in a 2008-spec Chevrolet Lacetti at Estoril and has expressed interest in signing the Brit for this season. n BTC Racing has confirmed its withdrawal and sold its pair of SEAT Toledos to Maxtreme. WRC International Sportsworld Communicators has signed a 10-year contract to promote the series, starting from 2010. NASCAR Richard Petty Motorsports has...

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Counting down to Daytona

The US Scene The American racing season traditionally kicks off with the NASCAR Daytona 500 in the middle of February. It’s a perfect time for Americans, and Canadians too, to break out of the mid-winter blues for a trip south to Florida. The February date is one of the foundations of the 500’s success and Bill France Sr was quick to realise that he could trade on the snowbirds’ desire to head...

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The best of his era

Gordon Kirby In mid-summer, after 18 of 36 SPRINT Cup races, five-time champion Jimmie Johnson held a strong if not commanding lead in this year’s NASCAR championship. Johnson had won four times and led more than 1000 laps, demonstrating his dominance many times and proving a factor in most events. No other form of motor racing enjoys the tremendous depth of competition boasted by NASCAR and you...

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Around the houses

News from the main auction houses around the world Gooding & Company When you sell 98 per cent of 118 lots up for auction it's safe to say that it was a successful event. That's exactly what Gooding and Company managed on January 20/21 at its Scottsdale sale, along with breaking 13 world sales records and knocking down two cars for more than $3 million (£1.9m). Sadly one of the lots that didn...

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