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Ragan On Showdown Pole
Friday, May 20, 2011 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Ragan On Showdown Pole
Ragan On Showdown Pole

David Ragan of Roush Fenway Racing will start Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Showdown from the pole position. Ragan won the pole during a Friday qualifying session.
Next to him on the front row will be A.J. Allmendinger of Richard Petty Motorsports.
The top two drivers in the Showdown will qualify for the Sprint All-Star Race on […]

Hamlin’s Crew Repeats In Challenge
Friday, May 20, 2011 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Hamlin’s Crew Repeats In Challenge
Hamlin’s Crew Repeats In Challenge

The No. 11 FedEx Toyota pit crew of Denny Hamlin captured the 2011 Sprint NASCAR Sprint Pit Crew Challenge presented by Craftsman team champion title, defending the team’s title from 2010.
The Joe Gibbs Racing crew beat the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet pit crew of Jimmie Johnson in the final with a time of 22.298 seconds.
The […]

Sky Clears, Speeds Up At Indianapolis
Thursday, May 19, 2011 – 19:42 | Comments Off on Sky Clears, Speeds Up At Indianapolis
Sky Clears, Speeds Up At Indianapolis

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The rains departed and the cars took to the track at Indianapolis on Thursday.
IZOD IndyCar Series points leader Will Power topped the speed charts as practice for the 100th anniversary Indianapolis 500 resumed following a two-day weather-related break.
With 12 minutes left in the six-hour session, Verizon Team Penske’s Power unseated Alex Tagliani atop the speed […]

Bayne An All-Star Scratch
Thursday, May 19, 2011 – 15:53 | Comments Off on Bayne An All-Star Scratch
Bayne An All-Star Scratch

The surprise winner of this year’s Daytona 500 will not drive in this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race.
Roush Fenway Racing and the Wood Brothers have decided to withhold Trevor Bayne from all competition this weekend, including Sunday’s Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway and Saturday night’s All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
“Although we would like […]

Rain Again Slows Practice At Indianapolis
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Rain Again Slows Practice At Indianapolis
Rain Again Slows Practice At Indianapolis

Another day of practice was gut punched by the weather at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Mike Conway shook down the No. 27 Hire Heroes car after some tweaks were made overnight, and Andretti Autosport teammate Marco Andretti got in five laps “to get the feel of a different setup.”
That was the extent of on-track action – save […]

Tagliani Tops Charts As Indy Practice Continues
Monday, May 16, 2011 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Tagliani Tops Charts As Indy Practice Continues
Tagliani Tops Charts As Indy Practice Continues

Alex Tagliani topped the speed chart with a best lap of 225.878 mph to earn top honors in Monday’s practice for the 100 running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Seven different teams were represented in the top 10 of speeds as 39 drivers recorded 1,379 laps in a stiff, cool breeze.
“It was the […]

DSR Rules In Atlanta
Sunday, May 15, 2011 – 18:29 | Comments Off on DSR Rules In Atlanta
DSR Rules In Atlanta

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It was a big Don Schumacher Racing day in Atlanta.
Antron Brown held off his DSR teammate Tony Schumacher as he raced to his second win of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Jack Beckman, Jason Line and LE Tonglet also won in their respective categories at the sixth […]

Kenseth Wins Cup Rubber Match At Dover
Sunday, May 15, 2011 – 15:28 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins Cup Rubber Match At Dover
Kenseth Wins Cup Rubber Match At Dover

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Matt Kenseth used a two-tire strategy on the final pit stop of the day to win the Fed Ex 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
It was Kenseth’s second victory of the season and comes four races after that victory in Texas.
It was the 20th victory of the Roush Fenway Racing […]

Grand-Am Streaks Skid To A Halt At VIR
Saturday, May 14, 2011 – 19:38 | Comments Off on Grand-Am Streaks Skid To A Halt At VIR
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 on Carpenter Kicks Off 100th Indy 500 With Fastest Lap
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 […]