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Marcos Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose
Australian racecar driver Marcos Ambrose was born on Sept. 1, 1976 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He started racing karts at the age of 10 and won four Tasmanian state junior karting titles. He was the Australian kart champion in 1995. He finished second in the Australian Formula Ford championship in 1997. He then moved to Europe to try his hand at European racing. He won the European Formula Ford Championship in 1999. After financial problems, Ambrose returned to Australia in 2000. In 2003 and 2004, Ambrose won at the Eastern Creek Raceway, also winning the Barry Sheene Medal those years. The medal is awarded to the driver who shows outstanding leadership, personality, fan appeal and s... Show more »
Australian racecar driver Marcos Ambrose was born on Sept. 1, 1976 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He started racing karts at the age of 10 and won four Tasmanian state junior karting titles. He was the Australian kart champion in 1995. He finished second in the Australian Formula Ford championship in 1997. He then moved to Europe to try his hand at European racing. He won the European Formula Ford Championship in 1999. After financial problems, Ambrose returned to Australia in 2000. In 2003 and 2004, Ambrose won at the Eastern Creek Raceway, also winning the Barry Sheene Medal those years. The medal is awarded to the driver who shows outstanding leadership, personality, fan appeal and sportsmanship. He is the only driver to have a round win in every V8 Supercar season he participated in; he left in 2005 to go race in NASCAR in the U.S. He is the first Australian to lead laps in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Ambrose won in the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen in 2008, his first Nationwide Series victory. He won the Zippo 200 three straight years. « Show less

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  • Logano on pole, Keselowski, Johnson close behind

    Logano on pole, Keselowski, Johnson close behind
    Joey Logano won the pole Friday for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, with championship contenders Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson not far behind.     Keselowski will start third Sunday in the 400-mile race. He takes a 20-...
  • Keselowski will start finale from front of field

    Keselowski will start finale from front of field
    Brad Keselowski got some help on the last day of practice for NASCAR's Sprint Cup season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Pole sitter Joey Logano was involved in a three-car accident during the first of two practice sessions Saturday, switched to a...
  • Brad Keselowski scores repeat Bristol win, Bowyer is forth

    Brad Keselowski scores repeat Bristol win, Bowyer is forth
    NASCAR racing has a new Ice Man. As he completed the final lap of his victory in Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Brad Keseloswki needled Paul Wolfe, his crew chief. "Paul, are you nervous?" Keselowski radioed to Wolfe, his voice...
  • Kurt Busch wins at Sonoma for first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of year

     
    Kurt Busch was dominant Sunday in winning the NASCAR race at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., his first Sprint Cup Series win of the season. Busch and his No. 22 Penske Racing Dodge were followed by second place Jeff Gordon,......
  • NASCAR: Marcos Ambrose wins at Watkins Glen

     
    Marcos Ambrose got his first victory in NASCAR's top series after a frantic finish at the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race Monday at Watkins Glen International. In his 105th career start, Ambrose beat Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch on a two-lap......
  • Greg Biffle, Boris Said call truce, no punches thrown

     
    Said, of course, had one of the most memorable controlled tirades in sports history after the race, when he called Biffle “the most unprofessional little scaredy cat I've ever seen in my life...
  • NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Saturday on SPEED

     
    2012 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race airs Saturday, May 19, beginning at 7pm ET on SPEED. The 28th NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race takes place Saturday, May 19, at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with the winner receiving a $1 million prize. Drivers qualify by...
  • Two-time UARA Champion Matt McCall to race a Pistone LTO Racing Chassis against elite group in Denny Hamlin’s Short Track Showdown

     
    United Auto Racing Association (UARA) Series two-time Champion, Matt McCall, has been invited to race against an elite group of NASCAR drivers that includes Bobby Labonte, Kevin Harvick, Elliott Sadler, Aric Almirola and Marcos Ambrose, Tony Stewart, Kyle...
  • Coke Zero 400: Harvick wins crash-filled race

     
    Kevin Harvick wins Coke Zero 400....