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Franchitti Fastest At Milwaukee Mile
Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Franchitti Fastest At Milwaukee Mile
Franchitti Fastest At Milwaukee Mile

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Dario Franchitti on Saturday won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis.
Joining him on the front row Sunday will be Helio Castroneves.
“It was a combination of the car and the setup was really close to being perfect and I just hung on to it,” said Franchitti, whose […]

Edwards Wins NNS Race In Michigan
Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins NNS Race In Michigan
Edwards Wins NNS Race In Michigan

Carl Edwards got his fourth victory of the season when he won the Alliance Truck Parts 250 Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was his second at MIS.
The victory also gave Edwards his fourth straight finish of second or better in the Nationwide Series.
Finishing second was Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who is […]

Kurt Busch Wins Michigan Pole
Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 – 14:54 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins Michigan Pole
Kurt Busch Wins Michigan Pole

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Kurt Busch won this third straight Sprint Cup pole  Saturday as he and his Penske Racing Dodge laid down the fastest lap for Sunday’s Heluva Good! 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Busch’s lap was 38.156 seconds (188.699 mph).
Busch also won poles at Kansas and Pocono this month, and the 15th of his career. It was also […]

Bernstein Fastest In Thunder Valley
Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Bernstein Fastest In Thunder Valley
Bernstein Fastest In Thunder Valley

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Brandon Bernstein won the provisional pole in Top Fuel Friday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway.
Bob Tasca (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Bernstein, who hasn’t claimed a No. 1 qualifying position […]

Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono
Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono
Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono

Jeff Gordon took a big step toward securing at least a wild card berth in the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship when he won the 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the second of the season for the four-time champion, who started the day 13th in points. He […]

Swindell Wins In Knoxville
Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 – 5:08 | Comments Off on Swindell Wins In Knoxville

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Sammy Swindell tracked down Jason Sides midway through the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Mediacom Shootout on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, executed a perfect slide job to move into the lead and then held on for his fourth victory of the season.
Swindell, of Germantown, Tenn., started the feature on the […]

Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono
Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 – 12:20 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono
Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono

On Friday, Kurt Busch’s Sprint Cup car was a wad of metal. Saturday, it was on the pole for Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Speedway.
It was the Penske Racing driver’s second straight pole as he captured the one at Kansas Speedway last weekend.
Busch’s lap was at 171.579 mph. It gave him the 14th pole […]

Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory
Friday, Jun 10, 2011 – 22:45 | Comments Off on Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory
Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory

Johnny Sauter was black flagged after he made an illegal move on a green/white/checker restart and that handed victory in the WinStar World Casino 400k Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night to Ron Hornaday Jr.
The victory was the first of the season for Hornaday. It was his 48th in the […]

Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono
Friday, Jun 10, 2011 – 9:22 | Comments Off on Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono
Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono

NASCAR team owner Richard Childress met with the media at Pocono Speedway to talk about his run-in with driver Kyle Busch last week at Kansas Speedway.
He took no questions. He only issued a verbal statement.
Busch also met with the media and he did answer questions.
The following is a transcript from Childress:
“Here’s the deal, I’m going […]

Audi And BMW On Pole At Le Mans
Thursday, Jun 9, 2011 – 21:11 | Comments Off on Audi And BMW On Pole At Le Mans
Audi And BMW On Pole At Le Mans

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At midnight in Le Mans, France the field was set for the 79th running of the world’s greatest sports car race. And it was Audi pulling ahead of Peugeot in the battle for top spot in the big-boy prototype class.
Audi driver Benoit Treluyer claimed pole position.
The Frenchman, who shares his R18 TDI with Marcel Fassler […]