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Dyson’s Lola-Mazda Gets First Win
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010 – 20:18 | Comments Off on Dyson’s Lola-Mazda Gets First Win
Dyson’s Lola-Mazda Gets First Win

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Dyson Racing scored a maiden victory for its Lola-Mazda at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Round 6 of the American Le Mans Series, holding off the Highcroft Racing HPD ARX-01c by half a second. Chris Dyson drove the final two stints versus Highcroft’s Simon Pagenaud to score the victory with co-driver Guy Smith.
Pagenaud closed […]

Power On Pole At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010 – 16:18 | Comments Off on Power On Pole At Mid-Ohio
Power On Pole At Mid-Ohio

Will Power gave Team Penske its 10th pole of the season Saturday when he was fastest in qualifying for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Power’s lap was at 1:07.199 around the 13-turn, 2.26 track in Lexington.
Power also tied the series’ single-season record with his seventh pole of the season (teammate Helio Castroneves […]

Ambrose Wins The Glen – Again
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010 – 16:04 | Comments Off on Ambrose Wins The Glen – Again
Ambrose Wins The Glen – Again

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Marcos Ambrose made the tough Watkins Glen International road course look easy Saturday as he won the Nationwide Series race.
The victory in the Zippo 200 was the third straight in the series at The Glen for Ambrose.
“Just huge for us,” Ambrose said. “This is really sweet.”
Joey Logano was second and Kevin Harvick was third.
“He’s the […]

Edwards Powers To The Pole At Watkins Glen
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010 – 12:25 | Comments Off on Edwards Powers To The Pole At Watkins Glen
Edwards Powers To The Pole At Watkins Glen

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Carl Edwards hustled to the pole for Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International Saturday afternoon.
Edwards, winless this year in the series but coming off a string of four top-seven finishes in his Roush Fenway Racing Ford, posted a lap at 124.432 mph.
The pole was the first of the […]

Ambrose Wins NNS Pole
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010 – 9:40 | Comments Off on Ambrose Wins NNS Pole
Ambrose Wins NNS Pole

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Marcos Ambrose on Saturday morning won the pole for Saturday’s afternoon Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International.
His fast lap was at 122.410 mph, a new track record.
Joey Logano was second fastest while Kevin Harvick was third at the eight-turn road course.
Carl Edwards was fourth fastest and Kyle Busch was fifth.

Shaffer Stays Hot In Ironman
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Shaffer Stays Hot In Ironman

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Tim Shaffer extended his hot streak to five consecutive wins in seven days, as he was victorious in the opener of the two-day Ironman 55 at I-55 Speedway in Pevely, Mo. Friday night.
Shaffer started on the front row of the 30-lapper and chased Jason Sides, who started on the pole, in the early going. For […]

Rahal Cooks At Home
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010 – 6:49 | Comments Off on Rahal Cooks At Home
Rahal Cooks At Home

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Ohio native Graham Rahal topped the time chart during Friday’s initial IZOD IndyCar Series practice session for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
A native of New Albany, Ohio, Rahal posted a best lap of 1 minute, 8.3061-seconds around the 2.258-mile, 13-turn circuit in Lexington. Rahal is competing in this second race of […]

Rojas, Pruett On Pole At Glen’s Short Course
Friday, Aug 6, 2010 – 21:25 | Comments Off on Rojas, Pruett On Pole At Glen’s Short Course
Rojas, Pruett On Pole At Glen’s Short Course

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Memo Rojas averaged 134.718 mph around the Watkins Glen short course to win the pole for the Grand-Am’s 200-mile race on Saturday. Driving the Riley-BMW of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Rojas clinched the pole when an incident halted qualifying nine minutes early.
“It’s great to win the pole,” said Rojas, who shares a 19-point […]

Cocker Gives Drayson First ALMS Pole
Friday, Aug 6, 2010 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Cocker Gives Drayson First ALMS Pole
Cocker Gives Drayson First ALMS Pole

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Johnny Cocker drove the Drayson Racing Lola-Judd to the pole position in qualifying at Mid-Ohio for Round 6 of the American Le Mans Series, the first over-all pole for the LMP team launched last year with longtime GT and off-road competitor Dale White as the team manager.
“It’s been plain to see that Drayson Racing has […]

RRDC Adds To Membership
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010 – 5:24 | Comments Off on RRDC Adds To Membership
RRDC Adds To Membership

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Indianapolis 500 champions Scott Dixon, Gil de Ferran and Dan Wheldon top the list of 31 new members elected to the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC).
The class of 2010 features drivers who have posted a collective seven Indy Racing League/Champ Car championships, three Indy 500 wins and dozens of major U.S. and international road-racing victories.
“This […]