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Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono
Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 – 12:20 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono

On Friday, Kurt Busch’s Sprint Cup car was a wad of metal. Saturday, it was on the pole for Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Speedway.
It was the Penske Racing driver’s second straight pole as he captured the one at Kansas Speedway last weekend.
Busch’s lap was at 171.579 mph. It gave him the 14th pole [...]

Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory
Friday, Jun 10, 2011 – 22:45 | Comments Off
Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory

Johnny Sauter was black flagged after he made an illegal move on a green/white/checker restart and that handed victory in the WinStar World Casino 400k Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night to Ron Hornaday Jr.
The victory was the first of the season for Hornaday. It was his 48th in the [...]

Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono
Friday, Jun 10, 2011 – 9:22 | Comments Off
Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono

NASCAR team owner Richard Childress met with the media at Pocono Speedway to talk about his run-in with driver Kyle Busch last week at Kansas Speedway.
He took no questions. He only issued a verbal statement.
Busch also met with the media and he did answer questions.
The following is a transcript from Childress:
“Here’s the deal, I’m going [...]

Audi And BMW On Pole At Le Mans
Thursday, Jun 9, 2011 – 21:11 | Comments Off
Audi And BMW On Pole At Le Mans

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At midnight in Le Mans, France the field was set for the 79th running of the world’s greatest sports car race. And it was Audi pulling ahead of Peugeot in the battle for top spot in the big-boy prototype class.
Audi driver Benoit Treluyer claimed pole position.
The Frenchman, who shares his R18 TDI with Marcel Fassler [...]

Bowyer Is Dreamy At Eldora
Thursday, Jun 9, 2011 – 6:44 | Comments Off
Bowyer Is Dreamy At Eldora

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The top drivers in all of American motor sports got to drive their Dream cars on Wednesday night and all at the same time and on the same track.
And when the dust settled, Clint Bowyer had led all 30 laps in the Prelude to the Dream all-star dirt Late Model race at Eldora Speedway, but [...]

Peugeot, BMW Top First Qualifying At Le Mans
Thursday, Jun 9, 2011 – 6:38 | Comments Off
Peugeot, BMW Top First Qualifying At Le Mans

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Le Mans, France – Preparations for this weekend’s 79th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans began Wednesday with four hours of free practice, followed by the first of three, two-hour qualifying sessions.
BMW’s two M3 GTs opened the German marque’s push for a victory with the best time in the GTE Pro class during [...]

Racin’ News: Hornish Back In A Cup Car
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2011 – 8:56 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Hornish Back In A Cup Car

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In racin’ news today, Tuesday, June 7:
In this package: Hornish is back; Geoffrey Bodine to drive;  Fox numbers jump.)
Sam Hornish Jr. will make his 2011 return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Pocono Raceway this weekend, manning the wheel of the No. 38 Long John Silver’s Ford while Travis Kvapil competes in the Camping [...]

Hutchens Axed At Stewart-Haas
Monday, Jun 6, 2011 – 18:42 | Comments Off
Hutchens Axed At Stewart-Haas

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With 13 races in the books in the Sprint Cup Series this year, and no victories on the board, Stewart-Haas Racing has shaken up its management team.
Bobby Hutchens, an original member of the team, was released Monday according to numerous media sources.
He was the competition director for SHR.
Promoted within the team is Matt Borland.
“Bobby Hutchens, [...]

Fine, Probation For Childress
Monday, Jun 6, 2011 – 12:48 | 3 Comments
Fine, Probation For Childress

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NASCAR has fined owner Richard Childress $150,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing – involved in an altercation in the garage area) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book.
The violation occurred following the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race June 4 at Kansas [...]

Top Fueler Massey Continues Winning Ways
Monday, Jun 6, 2011 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Top Fueler Massey Continues Winning Ways

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Spencer Massey raced to his second consecutive win of the season Sunday at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Mike Neff (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won in their categories at the eighth of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Massey drove [...]