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Grand-Am Streaks Skid To A Halt At VIR
Saturday, May 14, 2011 – 19:38 | Comments Off
Grand-Am Streaks Skid To A Halt At VIR

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Two streaks were snapped at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday. One was six races long. One was forever long.
Bill Lester took the GT victory in the Bosch Engineering 250 to become the first African-American to win a GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series event, while Joao Barbosa beat Scott Pruett to the checkered flag by .270 [...]

Carpenter Kicks Off 100th Indy 500 With Fastest Lap
Saturday, May 14, 2011 – 18:25 | Comments Off
Carpenter Kicks Off 100th Indy 500 With Fastest Lap

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Practice got under way Saturday for the 100th anniversary edition of the Indianapolis 500 and it was an unlikely driver and team that led the way.
Ed Carpenter, driving for Sarah Fisher Racing, posted the top speed on a day that was cut short by rain.
Sunday’s second day of practice was completely washed out by rain.
Carpenter [...]

Paul Edwards Wins Pole At VIR
Friday, May 13, 2011 – 17:18 | Comments Off
Paul Edwards Wins Pole At VIR

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Paul Edwards ran a lap of 1:44.984 (112.131 mph) to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Bosch Engineering 250 at Virginia International Raceway.
It was the Spirit of Daytona team’s second consecutive GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 pole, with Antonio Garcia leading qualifying for the recent Porsche 250 at [...]

Harvick Vs. Busch Continues At Rapid Boil In Dover
Friday, May 13, 2011 – 10:39 | One Comment
Harvick Vs. Busch Continues At Rapid Boil In Dover

Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick were greeted with invitations when they got to Dover International Speedway Thursday. Invitations to meet with NASCAR officials about their altercation at Darlington last Saturday night.
From the sound of it, the meetings certainly did not bring Busch and Harvick together as both continued to snipe away at the other on [...]

Regan Smith Stuns The Field At Darlington
Saturday, May 7, 2011 – 22:56 | Comments Off
Regan Smith Stuns The Field At Darlington

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Regan Smith got one for the NASCAR little guys when he won the Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night.
The victory was the first of Smith’s career. It was the first for his Denver-based Furniture Row Racing team. It came in one of NASCAR’s most notorious races.
“This is the Southern 500. We’re not [...]

Busch Leads JGR 1-2 NNS Finish At Darlington
Friday, May 6, 2011 – 20:29 | Comments Off
Busch Leads JGR 1-2 NNS Finish At Darlington

Kyle Busch passed Elliott Sadler for the lead with 24 laps to go and went on to win the Royal Purple 200 Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway on Friday night.
The victory was Busch’s sixth in the series this season and the 48th of his career. He led 49 of 147 laps.
Denny Hamlin, Busch’s teammate [...]

Kahne Bulls His Way To Pole At Darlington
Friday, May 6, 2011 – 17:27 | Comments Off
Kahne Bulls His Way To Pole At Darlington

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Red Bull Racing’s Kasey Kahae won the pole for Saturday night’s Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Friday afternoon and did it in track-record fashion.
Kahne had a fast lap of 181.254 mph in his Toyota Camry. It was his first pole since the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway last year.
That’s one of the best [...]

Wolfe Stumbles, Dollansky Win At Salina
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 – 7:50 | Comments Off

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Craig Dollansky won the Battle of the Highbanks at Salina Highbanks Speedway to earn his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
Lucas Wolfe, who led the first 26 laps and was holding off Steve Kinser and Daryn Pittman, had a left rear tire go down four laps from the checkered flag [...]

Power Sloshes Way to IndyCar Victory In Sao Paulo
Monday, May 2, 2011 – 8:27 | Comments Off
Power Sloshes Way to IndyCar Victory In Sao Paulo

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Will Power fought his way over a still-wet track and won the rain-delayed IZOD IndyCar Series race through the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil on Monday.
Power, who started the race on Sunday from the pole and survived a series of early-event crashes caused by rain and standing water on the track, led the race on [...]

Veteran Worsham, Rookie Nobile Win Baytown
Sunday, May 1, 2011 – 18:28 | Comments Off
Veteran Worsham, Rookie Nobile Win Baytown

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Del Worsham won his second straight NHRA Top Fuel race and rookie Vincent Nobile won his first-ever Pro Stock event during in the final round of eliminations at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Sprint Nationals in Baytown, Texas on Sunday.
Also winning Sunday were Jeff Arend in Funny Car and Andrew Hines in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
After a [...]