Chris Buescher Wins XFINITY Race In Dover, But Not Love Of His Teammate
Sat, 30/05/15 – 17:43 | No Comment
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Chris Buescher won Saturday’s Buckle Up 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway but angered the heck out of his Roush Fenway Racing teammate in the process.
Contact between the RFR cars of Buescher and Darrell Wallace Jr. on Lap 191 of 200 cut the left front tire of Wallace’s No. 6 Ford and forced […]

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INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
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Indy cars will have a different look at Texas Motor Speedway. (INDYCAR/LAT USA)

Indy cars will have a different look at Texas Motor Speedway. (INDYCAR/LAT USA)

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Safety modifications to INDYCAR’s new superspeedway aero kits continued Tuesday, when the sanctioning body announced it will implement the use of closure panels to the rear wheel guards of both Chevrolet and Honda packages beginning this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.

bugindycarThe rival manufacturers each have developed a closure panel for the front and back of their rear wheel guards – a change from the package utilized during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 24. This component is designed to eliminate lift when an Indy car is traveling backward at a high rate of speed during an incident.

Saturday’s Firestone 600 will be Race No. 9 of the Verizon IndyCar Series season. But “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” will mark just the second time the aero kits will be used on a superspeedway, and the first time they will be run during a race on a layout like TMS’ 1.5-mile quadoval, featuring turns banked at 24-degrees.

INDYCAR also announced the modifications will be utilized during races at the Read the full story »

Wed, 06/3/15 – 9:23 | No Comment
Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
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By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Raceway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt in sharing that […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:29 | No Comment
Bourdais bags fuelish IndyCar Series win at Belle Isle
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Sebastien Bourdais distanced himself from Takuma Sato over the final three “nerve-wracking” laps of Race 2 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Sunday en route to his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season.
Bourdais, driving for the team fronted by 1996 CART champion Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven, became the […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:28 | No Comment
Munoz’s rainy day strategy a winner in Detroit
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Andretti Autosport turned a savvy rainy day strategy into a 1-2 finish for first-time Verizon IndyCar Series winner Carlos Munoz and runnerup Marco Andretti Saturday in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.
Munoz, 23, was declared the winner with his Honda-powered car covered by a tarp on pit road, as […]

Sun, 05/31/15 – 8:25 | No Comment
Cameron Paces Corvette Domination on Streets of Belle Isle
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Dane Cameron passed Jordan Taylor during the final 30 minutes, then held off the sister Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype of Joao Barbosa, to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.
Cameron and co-driver Eric Curran collaborated to give the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Team Fox Corvette DP its first TUDOR […]

Sun, 05/31/15 – 8:21 | No Comment
Cameron, Curran Win DP Race At Belle Isle
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Dane Cameron passed Jordan Taylor during the final 30 minutes and held on to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Belle Isle.
The win for the giving the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Team Fox Corvette DP, which was co-driven by Eric Curran Saturday, was […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 17:53 | No Comment
Chris Buescher Wins XFINITY Race In Dover, But Not Love Of His Teammate
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Chris Buescher won Saturday’s Buckle Up 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway but angered the heck out of his Roush Fenway Racing teammate in the process.
Contact between the RFR cars of Buescher and Darrell Wallace Jr. on Lap 191 of 200 cut the left front tire of Wallace’s No. 6 Ford and forced […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 17:43 | No Comment
Reddick Trucks To Victory In Dover
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Tyler Reddick passed Erik Jones on Lap 193 of 200 and finished 1.255 seconds ahead of Daniel Suarez to win Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
The victory was Reddick’s second of the season in the No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford, and in the driver’s view, it atoned […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 8:02 | No Comment
Corvettes Come Up Big In Qualifying At Belle Isle
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Christian Fittipaldi led a Corvette Daytona Prototype sweep of the top three positions during qualifying Friday evening for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Detroit Metro Chevy Dealers, setting a DP lap record at the Raceway on Belle Isle Park.
Fittipaldi toured the 2.35-mile, 14-turn layout in 1 minute, 24.746-seconds and 99.828 mph in […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 7:34 | No Comment
Power On Pole In Detroit
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Will Power set the qualifying lap track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.
Power, who also set the track record in the season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg with the new Chevrolet road/street aerodynamic bodywork package, recorded […]

Fri, 05/29/15 – 18:25 | No Comment
Hamlin Bumps Truex Jr. To Win Sprint Cup Pole At Dover
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Denny Hamlin knocked Martin Truex Jr. off the pole for Sunday’sFedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Hamlin toured the Monster Mile in 22.483 seconds (160.121 mph) in his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to earn his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season and the 21st […]

Fri, 05/29/15 – 18:19 | No Comment