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Russia’s Aleshin Makes IndyCar History
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Russia’s Aleshin Makes IndyCar History
Russia’s Aleshin Makes IndyCar History

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Mikhail Aleshin made open-wheel history Saturday at Pocono Raceway as the first Russian to win a pole position during qualifying for the ABC Supply 500.
The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver averaged 220.445 mph over two laps in the No. 7 SMP Racing Honda to collect his first pole in his 31st career Verizon IndyCar Series start. […]

Hagan Claims Pole in Brainerd
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Hagan Claims Pole in Brainerd
Hagan Claims Pole in Brainerd

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Two-time Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan rocketed to pole position Saturday with a record performance at the 35th annual NHRA Nationals at Brainerd (Minn.) International Raceway.
Hagan blistered the track in his Mopar Express Lane/Rocky Boots Dodge Charger R/T with a 1,000-foot pass in 3.822-seconds at 333.82 mph to set the elapsed time world record, […]

Worsham Earns Provisional Pole In Brainerd
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Worsham Earns Provisional Pole In Brainerd
Worsham Earns Provisional Pole In Brainerd

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Reigning world champion Del Worsham powered to the provisional Funny Car pole Friday during the opening day of qualifications for the NHRA Nationals at Brainerd (Minn.) International Raceway. 
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 17th event of 24 on […]

Austin Dillon Wins Xfinity Race In OT
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Austin Dillon Wins Xfinity Race In OT
Austin Dillon Wins Xfinity Race In OT

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Austin Dillon won Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway but had to go to overtime laps and then hold off Justin Allgaier to do it.
Also helping Dillon was leader Brad Keselowski running out of fuel during the eighth and final caution of the evening.
Dillon crossed the finish line .227 seconds ahead of Allgaier.
Kyle Larson […]

Edwards On Pole For Bristol Night Race
Friday, Aug 19, 2016 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Edwards On Pole For Bristol Night Race
Edwards On Pole For Bristol Night Race

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Joe Gibbs Racing dominated Friday’s qualifying for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
JGR’s Carl Edwards won the pole for the race and will share the front row on the starting grid with teammate Denny Hamlin.
Third fastest was JGR’s Kyle Busch while JRG’s fourth driver, Matt Kenseth, was fifth fastest.
Busting up the […]

TV Coverage Of Brainerd Expanded
Friday, Aug 19, 2016 – 7:06 | Comments Off on TV Coverage Of Brainerd Expanded
TV Coverage Of Brainerd Expanded

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FOX Sports 1 (FS1) will add 30 minutes of live programming Saturday during the 35th annual NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn., in order to televise the postponed final rounds of Top Fuel and Funny Car from the 29th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Persistent rain at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash., near Seattle on Sunday, Aug. 7, […]

DeJoria To Miss Brainerd
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 – 14:54 | Comments Off on DeJoria To Miss Brainerd
DeJoria To Miss Brainerd

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Injured Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria will not compete in the NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn. this weekend.
DeJoria, who drives for Kalitta Motorsports suffered a fractured pelvis in a crash at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on July 31st . She was forced to sit out the following week’s race near Seattle.
DeJoria remains sidelined, under the advice […]

Byron To Drive For JR Motorsports
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 – 14:41 | Comments Off on Byron To Drive For JR Motorsports
Byron To Drive For JR Motorsports

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie points-leader William Byron has signed a multi-year driver agreement with Hendrick Motorsports, the team announced Thursday.
The 18-year-old Byron, who has won five races in Trucks this year driving for Kyle Busch Motorspors, will drive full time in the Xfinity Series beginning in 2017 for JR Motorsports, a Hendrick affiliate.
“William […]

Jason Johnson Holds Off Schatz To Win Knoxville Nationals
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Jason Johnson Holds Off Schatz To Win Knoxville Nationals
Jason Johnson Holds Off Schatz To Win Knoxville Nationals

Jason Johnson won Saturday night’s 56th running of the Knoxville Nationals sprint car race in Knoxville, Iowa.

In getting the victory, Johnson deprived Donny Schatz of his 10th championship at America’s premier event for sprint cars.

“I gave it my all,” Johnson, a native of Louisiana, said. “I wanted to win just as bad as Donny wanted […]

Justin Marks Sloshes To Victory At Flooded Mid-Ohio
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Justin Marks Sloshes To Victory At Flooded Mid-Ohio
Justin Marks Sloshes To Victory At Flooded Mid-Ohio

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Experienced road racer Justin Marks held off Sam Hornish Jr. after a restart with two laps to go and went on to win his first career Xfinity Series race, which came in the pouring rain at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday.
The victory came in his 25th start and it came in conditions that […]