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2013 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Schedule Released

Slate Includes Six Companion Events, First Trips To Pensacola And Road Atlanta
2013 Slate To Begin With Inaugural UNOH Battle At The Beach

2012 nknps-east schedule release 120812NASCAR announced today the 2013 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East schedule that features 15 points races at 13 different tracks across the eastern United States.

The 27th season of K&N Pro Series East competition will see NASCAR's top developmental division visit 10 states highlighted by six national series companion events including a pair of first-time visits to Florida.

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America's Best Road Courses - Feature

An insider's guide to our favorite racing circuits.

FROM CAR AND DRIVER AUGUST 2010 ISSUE

America's Best Road Courses - Feature
An insider's guide to our favorite racing circuits.

BY MARK GILLIES AND TONY SWAN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAN R. BOYD, DAVE SMITH, ROBERT CAMPBELL, BRIAN HIGASHINO, GETTY IMAGES, MARC URBANO, WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL, DMT IMAGING, KEVIN WING, AND PIERRE MUNSON PHOTOGRAPHY, ILLUSTRATION BY PETE SUCHESKI
July 2010

Our country is known for its oval tracks, but the less obvious truth is that the U.S. is also home to some of the finest road-racing courses in the world. The great circuits featured here generally date back to a time when racetracks were supposed to have elevation changes, blind corners, and distinct personalities. Most of the ones built in the past two decades are relatively similar to each other and essentially drama-free, designed to be safe rather than challenging. In the good old days, danger was an accepted part of the deal, and we think a scintilla of fear makes for a more challenging competition venue. Of course, we aren't featuring all of them--some stellar circuits, such as Mid-Ohio, didn't make the ultimate cut, and this will certainly inspire heated online arguments. But, hey, isn't that what the Internet is for?

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Daytona Prototype Class Keeps Growing

34177-1A pair of Daytona Prototype teams whose Rolex 24 At Daytona results didn't quite meet expectations look for better performances next week when the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series journeys to Austin, Texas for its inaugural race at the Circuit of The Americas.

Michael Shank Racing, whose No. 6 Ford/Riley finished 41st at Daytona, this week set the car's driver lineup for the remainder of the 2013 season. Columbian Gustavo Yacaman and Brazilian Antonio Pizzonia, part of a four-driver tandem at Daytona, will share the No. 6 beginning with the Austin event.

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