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NASCAR issued penalties to Joe Gibbs Racing on Tuesday for use of unapproved parts at Michigan International Speedway last weekend.
The penalties included fines and probation to crew chiefs and car chiefs for all three JGR teams, but no reductions of owner or driver points.
A statement issued by NASCAR read:
“All three of the Joe Gibbs Racing [...]
In Racin’ news today, Tuesday, June 21st:
(In this package: Said has ride for Infineon; Tony Ave to drive Front Row car.)
Boris Said will be back in a Cup car at Infineon this weekend, it was announced Tuesday.
Said will drive the Security Benefit/Thank A Teacher Today Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing. It will mark the Carlsbad, Cali. [...]
Robert Hight set the national NHRA Funny Car speed record at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers and won his fourth race of the season in doing so.
Larry Dixon (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were winners at Bristol Dragway in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]
Dario Franchitti won the Milwaukee 225 IndyCar race at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis. on Sunday afternoon.
Franchitti led much of the race but got the lead for the final time when leader Helio Castroneves had to pit with a bum tire with just over 20 laps to go.
Once in the lead, Franchitti checked [...]
Denny Hamlin took the lead coming out of the pits on the final pit stops of the day, held off Matt Kenseth over the final five laps and won the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
Kenseth finished second and Kyle Busch, Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, was third.
Craig Dollansky completed a sweep of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Duel in the Dakotas on Saturday night at River Cities Speedway in Twin Forks when he swept past Jason Sides on the high side in the final corner and charged to the checkered flag.
It was a reversal of fortune for Dollansky, who [...]
Bob Tasca raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers.
Brandon Bernstein (Top Fuel) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s noon eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]
Dario Franchitti on Saturday won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis.
Joining him on the front row Sunday will be Helio Castroneves.
“It was a combination of the car and the setup was really close to being perfect and I just hung on to it,” said Franchitti, whose [...]
Carl Edwards got his fourth victory of the season when he won the Alliance Truck Parts 250 Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was his second at MIS.
The victory also gave Edwards his fourth straight finish of second or better in the Nationwide Series.
Finishing second was Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who is [...]
Kurt Busch won this third straight Sprint Cup pole Saturday as he and his Penske Racing Dodge laid down the fastest lap for Sunday’s Heluva Good! 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Busch’s lap was 38.156 seconds (188.699 mph).
Busch also won poles at Kansas and Pocono this month, and the 15th of his career. It was also [...]