Weekend Preview: Surging Sam Hornish Jr. Eyes Spot Inside NASCAR’s Top 20

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 11, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Michigan International Speedway for this weekend’s LifeLock 400. Set in the scenic Irish Hills area of southeastern Michigan, Sunday’s event will mark the 80th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the two-mile oval.

All seven Dodge drivers are assured berths in Sunday’s LifeLock 400, the 15th of 36 point races that make up the 2009 Sprint Cup Series. Dodge has won five of the last 11 and six of the last 15 races at MIS.

Roger Penske‘s drivers have won six times at MIS…

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Weekend Preview: Surging Sam Hornish Jr. Eyes Spot Inside NASCAR’s Top 20

Release: New Chrysler Emerges as a Stronger, More Competitive Global Company

 

PRESS RELEASE:

Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat Finalize Global Strategic Alliance; New Chrysler Emerges as a Stronger, More Competitive Global Company

  • C. Robert Kidder to be named Chairman of U.S. Automaker
  • Sergio Marchionne to Serve as Chief Executive Officer

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Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat Group announced today that they have finalized their previously announced global strategic alliance, forming a “new” Chrysler that has the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete effectively on a global scale. The new Chrysler will begin operations immediately.

As part of the alliance, Fiat will contribute to…

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Release: New Chrysler Emerges as a Stronger, More Competitive Global Company

Weekend Results: Hornish Earns Top-10; Kahne Strong Again

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LONG POND, Pa., (June 7, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series headed to the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania for this weekend’s Pocono 500. The 14th of 36 races on the Sprint Cup’s regular-season point’s schedule, Pocono is one of the most physically demanding and mentally stressful tracks on the Cup circuit.

With rain washing away the 90-minute practice session and qualifying on Friday, Cup teams were relegated to two Saturday practice sessions to dial in their race cars for a long, grueling 200-lap marathon on the tricky 2.5-mile, triangular-shaped asphalt surface.

Hard-charging Sam Hornish Jr. (No. 77…

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Weekend Results: Hornish Earns Top-10; Kahne Strong Again