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Posted On November 2, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Monster Energy Cup

Johnson Wins in Texas for 70th as Gordon, Keselowski Brawl

FORT WORTH, Texas—It happens every fall, at least in recent years. Jimmie Johnson won the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway for the third straight year, holding off runner-up Kevin Harvick and third-place Brad Keselowski after Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 went to two overtimes. The action in the second race of the Chase’s Eliminator Round was scintillating enough, but it couldn’t match the intensity of a post-race brawl on pit road that left Keselowski and Jeff Gordon bruised and bloodied. Johnson, who was eliminated fromRead More
Bianchi and Marussia Celebrate Points in Monaco!
The family of Jules Bianchi would like to issue the following statement, by way of an update on Jules’ medical condition. The Marussia F1 Team is supporting the family by facilitating its communication. “It will be four weeks this coming Sunday since Jules’ accident and he remains in the Mie General Medical Center in Yokkaichi. His condition continues to be classified by the medical professionals here as critical but stable. Although we have no new information to give, we recognise that there are a huge number of people all aroundRead More

Posted On October 23, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Uncategorized

Whelen teams with Action Express in 2015

Moving from strength to strength, 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Champions Action Express Racing will stage a full-season two-car entry in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR Championship season in the premiere Prototype class. The Denver, N.C.-based organization will field the No. 31 Whelen Corvette Daytona Prototype for Whelen Engineering. The Coyote-chassied machine powered by ECR Engines will run alongside the 2014 TUDOR Championship-winning No. 5 Corvette DP of Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi. The No. 31 Whelen Corvette DP will feature an all American driver line-up with drivers Eric Curran andRead More

Posted On October 21, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Videos

Still Move Swift Like Dario Franchitti

Dario Franchitti is a four time IndyCar champion, he is a three time Indy 500 winner, former husband to movie star Ashley Judd, part time ABC sports commentator and beloved motorsport figure throughout the world. But until this week he never received a tribute so touching, with no further ado here is JB Lynch and Preme D with their surefire hit: Dario Franchitti. The song first made the rounds on twitter yesterday, and is now blowing up in the IndyCar world and beyond. As Tony Kanaan said, “this is howRead More

Posted On September 20, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

Live from Circuit of the Americas: Lone Star Le Mans II

Adam Tate and Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing team with Christopher DeHarde from Motorsport.com live from the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The trio discuss the Tudor United SportsCar Championship race that took place at the track earlier in the day, and look ahead to the World Endurance Championship race, the 6 Hours of COTA on a jam packed Lone Star Le Mans weekend. Also a brief look at the Singapore Grand Prix as Formula One qualifying took place earlier in the day. Hit the link to listen.Read More

Posted On September 19, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

Live from Circuit of The Americas: Lone Star Le Mans

Adam Tate and Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing and Christopher DeHarde of Motorsport.com sat down to discuss qualifying and tomorrow’s upcoming World Endurance and Tudor United Sports Car Championship races live from Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. We also touched on the IndyCar offseason and on who is set to replace Beaux Barfield as the IndyCar Race Director. We also discussed Luca di Montezemolo’s recent departure from Ferrari and the many implications it will have for the Scuderia and Formula One. Hit the link to listen. Enjoy. Live from Circuit of The Americas: Lone Star Le MansRead More

Posted On August 20, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Climbing the Grid

Climbing the Grid: The Road to Indy with Zach Veach

Adam Tate (Tribute Racing), Christopher DeHarde (Motorsport.com), and Joey Barnes ( Tribute Racing) go in depth with a championship look as the USF2000, Pro Mazda Championship, and Indy Lights hit the final event on their calender at Sonoma. We will also get a chance to talk with Andretti Autosport driver, Zach Veach, who is competing for the Indy Lights championship and is fresh off a win in Milwaukee. The IndyCar hopeful trails points leader Gabby Chaves by a slim 7 points heading into wine country. Click on the link belowRead More

Posted On August 13, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Climbing the Grid

Climbing the Grid: The Road to Indy with Spencer Pigot

Adam Tate and Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing and Christopher DeHarde of MotorSport.com look ahead to the Milwaukee Mile as the US ladder series hit the flat, fast oval. They take a look at the USF2000 Series, Pro Mazda Championship, and Indy Lights. With an exclusive interview with Pro Mazda Championship points leader Spencer Pigot of Juncos Racing. Could he be headed to Indy Lights in 2015? What is on the horizon for this young superstar? What driver has been most influental in his career? We look to that andRead More

Posted On February 12, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula One, Remembering a Champion

Remembering: Maria de Villota

January 13, 1980 – October 11, 2013 Formula One Test Driver Ambassador of FIA Women in Motorsport Awarded Gold Medal by the Royal Order of Sporting Merit First Spanish Woman Test Driver in Formula One Born in Madrid, Spain and daughter of former Formula One driver Emilio de Villota, the naturally talented Maria de Villota raised the bar for women in motorsports. After starting off in Karts during her youth, de Villota jumped into the Spanish Formula Toyota Series in 2000. The following year she moved to the newly establishedRead More

Posted On February 4, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Remembering a Champion

Remembering: Dale Earnhardt

“The Intimidator” April 29, 1951 – Feb. 18 2001 7-Time NASCAR Cup Champion ~ 1980 ~ 1986 ~ 1987 ~ 1990 ~ 1991 ~ 1993 ~ 1994 ~ 76 NASCAR Cup Wins 1998 Daytona 500 Champion 1979 Rookie of the Year How do you start a legendary career? Win rookie of the year honors then the very next season win the series championship. That is exactly what Dale Earnhardt did, becoming the first ever driver ever to do so. Collecting his first win at Bristol in his rookie season wasRead More