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Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15
Friday, Apr 29, 2016 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15
Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Drivers have short memories when it comes to races won and lost, but last year’s Talladega Chase race is one that stick’s in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mind – and in his craw.
Needing a win to advance to the Round of 8 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint […]

Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 – 16:40 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber

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Simon Pagenaud survived a late-race shunt with Graham Rahal, passed the damaged car of Rahal with five laps later and went on to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Alabama’s Barber Motorsports Park.
The victory was the second straight for the Team Penske driver and allowed him to pad his points lead.
“That’s not a corner you […]

Earnhardt Jr. Returns To XFINITY Victory Lane
Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 – 17:23 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Returns To XFINITY Victory Lane
Earnhardt Jr. Returns To XFINITY Victory Lane

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first NASCAR XFINITY Series race since 2010 and the first in his own JR Motorsports equipment on Sunday.
Earnhardt beat Ty Dillon by .266 seconds at Richmond International Raceway, but Dillon collected the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus available to the two highest finishes among XFINITY Series regulars from each of the two […]

Hagan Fastest At zMAX
Friday, Apr 22, 2016 – 20:08 | Comments Off on Hagan Fastest At zMAX
Hagan Fastest At zMAX

Two-time Funny Car world champ Matt Hagan reset both ends of the zMAX Dragway track record in racing to the qualifying lead Friday in a rain-shortened day of action at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods.
NHRA teams were only able to get in one of the two scheduled qualifying sessions before persistent rain […]

Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach
Sunday, Apr 17, 2016 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach
Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach

Simon Pagenaud earned his first IndyCar Series victory in a Team Penske car on Sunday, the fifth of his career, but it didn’t come without controversy.
The French driver captured the victory in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 1.968-mile street circuit by the narrowest margin in the historic event’s history but defending series champion […]

Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
Sunday, Apr 17, 2016 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards survived a spate of late-race restart challenges  – including two in the final 10 laps –and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and likely moves him into the […]

Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach

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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves won the pole for the Grand Prix of Long Beach for the second consecutive year on Saturday.
It is the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner’s 47th career pole, his third pole at Long Beach and his second of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season – His first of the year came at Phoenix International […]

Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole

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Christian Fittipaldi of Action Express won the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Grand Prix at Long Beach on Friday.
Fittipaldi posted a time of 1:14.962 (94.512 mph) in his Corvette DP, which he co-drives with Joao Barbosa. Fittipaldi.
His time was just better than that of defending Long Beach winner Ricky Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing.
“There’s […]

Edwards On Pole In Bristol
Friday, Apr 15, 2016 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Edwards On Pole In Bristol
Edwards On Pole In Bristol

Carl Edwards on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver won his second pole of the season, his third at Bristol and the 18th of his career.  In Edwards’ two other pole-winning efforts at Bristol, he has finished first (2008) and second (2011).
“I didn’t know […]

Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role
Friday, Apr 15, 2016 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role
Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role

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The 2016 World Endurance Championship season will get under way this weekend at the Silverstone circuit in England and it will start with Patrick Dempsey in a new role.
Dempsey, whose day job is that of a Hollywood actor, has taken himself out of the cockpit of his Porsche 911 RSR and will instead concentrate on […]