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American Spies Wins MotoGP Race
Saturday, Jun 25, 2011 – 17:17 | Comments Off

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American rider Ben Spies rode to his first career MotoGP victory Saturday when he won at TT Assen in the Netherlands.
It was the first MotoGP victory by an American rider since Nicky Hayden won the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix on July 23, 2006 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Spies’ victory came midway through his [...]

Pruett/Rojas Win Grand-Am Race at Road America
Saturday, Jun 25, 2011 – 13:33 | Comments Off
Pruett/Rojas Win Grand-Am Race at Road America

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The No. 01 Daytona Prototype of Chip Ganassi Racing returned to winning ways Saturday when it won the  Rolex Sports Car Series 250 driven by Visitflorida.com at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
With Scott Purett at the wheel of the BMW Riley, the Ganassi car took the lead when the polesitting team of SunTrust Racing [...]

Logano Gets The Cup Pole At Infineon Raceway
Friday, Jun 24, 2011 – 19:46 | Comments Off
Logano Gets The Cup Pole At Infineon Raceway

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Joey Logano on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sprint Cup Series race at Infineon Raceway.
Logano posted a lap at 93.256 mph in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
It was his first road course pole and the second pole of his career – the other came at Bristol in 2010.
“I was surprised it [...]

Rain Cancels Qualifying
Friday, Jun 24, 2011 – 19:06 | Comments Off
Rain Cancels Qualifying

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Friday’s racing action at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals was cancelled due to frequent rain showers in the Norwalk, Ohio area.
Qualifying for the Full Throttle Drag Racing Series will continue on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Also taking place on Saturday will be the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a specialty race featuring [...]

Sato Earns First IndyCar Pole
Friday, Jun 24, 2011 – 18:23 | Comments Off
Sato Earns First IndyCar Pole

Takuma Sato on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Iowa Corn 250 IZOD IndyCar Race at Iowa Speedway.
It was the Japanese driver’s first IndyCar pole.
Sato posted a two-lap average speed of 180.375 mph on the .875-mile oval, which is located in Newton, Iowa.
“I want to say a big thank you to the whole team, the [...]

SunTrust Boys Stay Hot At Road America Qualifying
Friday, Jun 24, 2011 – 17:26 | Comments Off
SunTrust Boys Stay Hot At Road America Qualifying

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Ricky Taylor captured his third consecutive Daytona Prototype pole Friday in GRAND-AM’s return to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., and will lead the field to the green flag for Saturday’s Rolex Sports Car Series 250 Driven by VisitFlorida.com.
Taylor and Max Angelelli will be seeking their third consecutive victory in the No. 10 SunTrust Racing [...]

Night Racing At TMS
Thursday, Jun 23, 2011 – 16:24 | Comments Off

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Fort Worth, Texas  – Night racing will resume tonight at Texas Motor Speedway, as short-track drivers from across the region converge on the facility’s quarter-mile oval to compete in the Thursday Night Summer Stampede.
The 10-week series, which concludes on Aug. 19, features seven classes: Bando Bandits (8-12-years-old); Bando Outlaws (12-and-up); Legends Young Lions (12-16); Legends [...]

Racin’ News: Lofton Moves Back To ESR
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011 – 13:54 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Lofton Moves Back To ESR

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In Racin’ News today, Wednesday, June 22nd:
Germain Racing and Eddie Sharp Racing have reached an agreement to put Justin Lofton back behind the wheel of ESR equipment. The 2009 ARCA Racing Series champion earned victories and his title with ESR.
Leaving ESR is Craig Goess.
“Eddie and I talked at length about this and we feel [...]

NASCAR Issues JGR Penalties
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011 – 16:31 | Comments Off
NASCAR Issues JGR Penalties

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 [...]

Racin’ News: Boris Is Back
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011 – 9:37 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Boris Is Back

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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. [...]