RACING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RACING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Vonn sends friendly warning to Shiffrin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750904-77/vonn-knee-racing-really.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750904-77/vonn-knee-racing-really.html.csp">Vonn sends friendly warning to Shiffrin</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:09.098-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beaver Creek, Colo. • Lindsey Vonn knows it was just some youthful exuberance when teenager Mikaela Shiffrin playfully announced she was dreaming of winning five gold medals at the next Winter Olympics. Vonn certainly appreciates such a lofty goal by Shiffrin, who captured the slalom title at the Sochi Games last month. A light-hearted warning, though. “I’m going to compete in the 2018 Olympics,” Vonn said with a laugh. “So she’s going to have tough competition in the speed events.” With four ye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577509042014-03-30T23:37:09.098-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:37:09.098-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750904@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:09 MDT Movie review: Racing drama ‘Need for Speed’ needs to lighten up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57661608-223/tobey-race-dino-speed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57661608-223/tobey-race-dino-speed.html.csp">Movie review: Racing drama ‘Need for Speed’ needs to lighten up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T16:59:17.778-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The cars in “Need for Speed” can rush past nearly anything — except the clichés that dominate the script for this video-game-inspired action drama. At the center of our story is a long-brewing rivalry between two hot-shot race drivers from the same small town. Poor-but-honest Tobey Marshall (“Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul) stayed true to his roots, trying to maintain his late father’s auto shop. Spoiled brat Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper) got out of town, turned pro and luxuriates in the spoils — i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661608@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:59:17 MDT Teenager lands spot with Ganassi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57656783-77/kwasniewski-ganassi-driver-nationwide.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57656783-77/kwasniewski-ganassi-driver-nationwide.html.csp">Teenager lands spot with Ganassi</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:08:02.404-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Chip Ganassi Racing signed 18-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski to be its next development driver on Sunday, adding another top young talent to its stable. Ganassi announced the deal with Kwasniewski shortly before the start of the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kwasniewski’s hometown track. “Obviously, Dylan is a raw talent at this age, but we think he has all the pieces to excel,” Ganassi said. “I think it’s important to have a pipeline, and he’s the next driver in that pipeline...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576567832014-03-09T23:08:02.404-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T23:08:02.404-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57656783@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:08:02 MDT U.S. Paralympian reunited with Russian birth mother http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655746-77/mcfadden-russian-family-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655746-77/mcfadden-russian-family-russia.html.csp">U.S. Paralympian reunited with Russian birth mother</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:07:21.392-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Krasnaya Polyana, Russia • Pushing through pain in her debut at the Winter Paralympics, Tatyana McFadden only had to remember who was watching to draw inspiration on this emotional homecoming. Together in the stands at the cross-country skiing were McFadden’s Russian birth mother and the American who adopted her as an ailing child. “I got to see them before I raced so I think it gave me that extra energy, an extra boost,” the 24-year-old McFadden said after finishing fifth. “I just raced for my ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576557462014-03-09T23:07:21.392-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T23:07:21.392-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655746@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:07:21 MDT NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins second straight race at Phoenix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57622516-77/harvick-race-keselowski-phoenix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57622516-77/harvick-race-keselowski-phoenix.html.csp">NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins second straight race at Phoenix</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN MARSHALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Avondale, Ariz. • Kevin Harvick had a nice send-off with Richard Childress Racing, winning his penultimate race with the team at Phoenix International Raceway. Back at Phoenix four months later, he stamped his arrival at Stewart-Haas Racing by winning the second race with his new team — doing it on the same weekend he celebrated his 13th wedding anniversary, no less. Yeah, Harvick kind of likes it here in the desert. Disappointed at the Daytona 500 after a last-lap crash, Harvick bounced back q...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576225162014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57622516@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:08:47 MDT