Leading up to the day-long race at Daytona International Speedway, the new Corvette Daytona Prototype was all the buzz. The model, unveiled in November, put Chevy back in the Rolex for the first time in 11 years. It was praised for its good looks, but in the two-times-around-the-clock at Florida, beauty fell short.
In the end, it was the beast that was Ford who took home the Rolex watch on Sunday – as well as the 2nd and 3rd place finishes.
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Scripted and voiced the recap of the weekend in Gator sports for GatorVision TV.
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For years, the differences between Tony Stewart’s Chevy Impala, Denny Hamlin’s Toyota Camry, and Carl Edward’s Ford Fusion have been undistinguishable to the untrained eye.
But on Tuesday, all of that changed. Ford Racing unveiled the new 2013 Ford Fusion racecar. Roush Fenway’s Greg Biffle had the job of driving the model out for display at a special press conference and after, demonstrating on the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It seems now,
Continue reading “2013 Ford puts the “stock” back in Stock Car Racing”
Schedule conflicts. That tragic moment when you look at your calendar and realize two very enticing events land on the same day. NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Danica Patrick had a moment like this when she flipped her calendar to May 27, 2012: Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Indy 500 versus Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Coke 600.
Today, Patrick announced she chose NASCAR.
“After a lot of conversations, it’s just going to be the Coke 600.
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Sports reporting on the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Study Abroad Trip to Italy
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Many people have seen the Gainesville Police Department’s Mounted Unit patrolling weekend and holiday crowds. But as WUFT-FM’s Tori Petry reports, these four-legged officers are more than just workhorses.
Continue reading “A look behind the stables”
The Gainesville Raceway is known for the professional Gatornationals racing event it holds in the springtime. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tori Petry reports, the track also serves local amateur drivers throughout the year.
Continue reading “Gainesville Raceway Test & Tune”