SEMA eNews Vol. 11, No. 38, September 18, 2008

PENSKE RACING TO FIELD THIRD PORSCHE ALMS TEAM WITH BRISCOE, CASTRONEVES AND OTHER RACING NEWS

EXTRA PORSCHE: Penske Racing will field a third Porsche entry in the American Le Mans Series Petit Le Mans event at Road Atlanta in early October with Indy car drivers Ryan Briscoe and Helio Castroneves sharing the wheel.

HIRED GUNS PART II: Andretti Green Racing Indy car drivers Marco Andretti and Tony Kanaan will join Frank Montagny in the team’s Acura during the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

A WINNER: Valentino Rossi won the weather-plagued MotoGP debut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday.

NEW TEAM: UPS officially announced that it would join Roush Fenway Racing next season and sponsor the No. 6 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car driven by David Ragan.

STAYING PUT: Ferrari has signed Formula One drivers Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen to contracts, which will keep them with the team through the 2010 season.

POWER RANKINGS: NHRA Top Fuel point leader Tony Schumacher remained at the top of the National Speed Sport News Power Rankings after his seventh-consecutive victory Sunday at the inaugural event at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina. The triumph was the 53rd of his career, breaking his tie with Joe Amato as the winningest Top Fuel driver in history. The National Speed Sport News Power Rankings are published weekly in the 74-year-old motorsports publication.

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