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The FIA have now changed their mind about the World Rally Championship’s (WRC) 2010 regulations. Originally they approved the switch to the Super2000+ formula.  The plus in Super2000+ represented an additional kit including a turbocharger and added aerodynamics. The FIA have now backed off that decision and have decided that the WRC commencing in 2010 will be Super2000 but without turbocharger, but still maintaining the extra aerodynamic package.

Reacting to the current world economic situation, the FIA’s ongoing drastic cost-cutting measures come as no surprise. …   Details

Boreal Mountain Resort will host the third and final stop of the 3rd Rail Jam on Saturday. The event showcasing some of the best in snow sports, hip hop music, graffiti art and fashion.

Complete with open men’s, women’s and under 15-year-old ski and snowboard rail jam, the event will unite Tahoe’s best skiers and riders with the old days of hip-hop culture. All skiers and riders looking to get their hands on the prize purse will need an entry fee of $20.

Cash prizes, MC battles, DJ performances, a graffiti royalty Pose II on-mountain demo and a performance by Pigeon John and Self Expression Music’s own Grins & Lam will mark an event that’s high octane from start to finish. There will also be an opportunity to make it into the music video for the Grins & Lam hit song, “Fight to the Top,” featuring Pigeon John, taking place all day at the event and then at the afterparty at FiftyFifty Brewing Co. in Truckee….   Details


There is a lot about Jack Roush that gets stuck in the craw of NASCAR Sprint Cup fans, like the fact that he’s combative, successful and will push the rules to the limit to get a win for his Roush Fenway Racing team.

But those very same reasons have made him an owner any professional sports organization would die to get as a franchise owner.

The multimillionaire industrialists from Michigan should be the poster boy for what fans want in a guy to run a team….  Details

The 2009 racing season has resulted in a couple new brands appearing in NASCAR’s Cup Series, namely Penske Championship Racing and Verizon Championship Racing; but the big picture is “business as usual.”

The inset in that big picture, though, is a totally re-branded No. 12 Dodge fielded in the Cup Series by motorsports mogul and veteran owner Roger Penske.

The past several years have seen uncertainty in many facets of the business world, and NASCAR’s premier racing series hasn’t been exempt. Sprint Nextel signed a 10-year entitlement deal that began in 2004 with the Nextel Cup Series, which in 2008 was re-branded the Sprint Cup Series…..  Details


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