Archive for June 7th, 2011

Firestone Indy Lights Test at NHMS

Loudon, NH — New Hampshire Motor Speedway experienced its fastest laps of 2011 today, when Firestone Indy Lights Team Moore Racing tested for the upcoming race on Aug. 14.

Victor Garcia and Gustavo Yacaman zipped around “The Magic Mile” at speeds for the first time in their racing careers at speeds of up to 170 mph and liked what they saw.

Yacaman, a native of Colombia pilots the No. 2 Team Moore TMR XTREME Coil Drilling car, who boasts seven top-fives and 15 top-10 finishes in his Firestone Indy Lights career, shared his thoughts on NHMS.

“It’s a different track than the tracks we have been to. The good thing is that it is really warm today so it’s similar to what we will face in August. I am really happy about the day so far and I think we’re getting close to top-speed,” he said.

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Penalty Announced From June 3rd NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Program at Stafford Motor Speedway

Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford Motor Speedway has announced the following penalty following the running of the June 3 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature events.

Ryan Preece, driver of the No. 40 SK Modified®, has been penalized for a rules violation committed this past Friday at Stafford Motor Speedway. Preece was penalized from his third place finish to the 13th place finishing position for violating rule 20E-2.2 OVERALL CAR WEIGHT of the 2011 Stafford Motor Speedway SK Modified® rulebook. Preece’s car was found to be 10 pounds under the minimum allowance and he was thusly penalized 10 positions, one position for each pound his car was under weight.

The violation occurred during the June 3rd SK Modified® feature.

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