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Briscoe On Pole at Chicagoland
Friday, Aug 28, 2009 – 16:20 | One Comment
Briscoe On Pole at Chicagoland

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It was a Team Penske kind of day Friday at Chicagoland Speedway as its drivers qualified first and second for Saturday’s Peak Antifreeze ad Motor Oil IndyCar 300.
Ryan Briscoe, the current series points-leader, won the pole with a four-lap average speed of 215.364 mph.
Helio Castroneves was second fastest at 215.202 mph.
Qualifying third was Dario Franchitti [...]

Dixon Leads Way In Maple Grove
Sunday, Aug 23, 2009 – 21:00 | Comments Off
Dixon Leads Way In Maple Grove

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Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Bob Tasca III (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) scored top honors during the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway, the 17th of 18 events in the regular season.
Their victories came after a long day that required a lot of patience and persistence [...]

Franchitti Wins At Infineon
Sunday, Aug 23, 2009 – 18:55 | 2 Comments
Franchitti Wins At Infineon

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Dario Franchitti led at the start and led at the finish and led every lap in between in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Infineon Raceway.
His margin of victory was just a couple of feet over second-place Ryan Briscoe, but the closeness of that was attributable to the fact that a restart with four laps to [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Sharpie 500 Recap
Sunday, Aug 23, 2009 – 7:36 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Sharpie 500 Recap

Kyle Busch held off Mark Martin for the season sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway as both drivers fought for every point available in their quest to make the Chase for NASCAR Sprint Cup. Hear from Busch and Martin and find out who is on the Chase bubble with just two races to go.

Schatz Adds Name To 100-Win List
Sunday, Aug 23, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Schatz Adds Name To 100-Win List

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Heading into the 2009 season, only four drivers in the history of the World of Outlaws had won at least 100 career A-Feature events. Donny Schatz added his name to this illustrious list on Saturday night in his home state of North Dakota, picking up the monumental win at Dacotah Speedway in Mandan, to join [...]

Brown Moves To Top In Reading
Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 – 22:00 | Comments Off
Brown Moves To Top In Reading

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Antron Brown took over the top spot on the Top Fuel ladder during the single qualifying run Saturday at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. The other three classes remained unchanged with Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) staying in front. Interestingly, all [...]

Franchitti Takes Pole At Infineon
Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 – 18:49 | Comments Off
Franchitti Takes Pole At Infineon

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Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dario Franchitti won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Infineon Speedway in Sonoma, Calif.
Franchitti won the pole on the final lap of Firestone Fast Six shootout with a time of 1.16.798.
Starting next to him Sunday will be Ryan Briscoe.
Action at the Infineon road course was suspended during practice earlier [...]

Dollanski Rushes to Victory
Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Dollanski Rushes to Victory

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Ever since winning his first race of the season on July 26 at Lebanon Valley Speedway in New York, Craig Dollansky has been on a roll, finishing in the top three in five of the next six races. He added to this hot streak on Friday night at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D. [...]

Ragan Gets A Nationwide Win
Friday, Aug 21, 2009 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Ragan Gets A Nationwide Win

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David Ragan blew past leader Carl Edwards on a green-white-checkered restart and hung on to win the Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night.
The victory came with the yellow flag waving as a wreck caused by Steve Wallace prevented a green-flag finish and any hope for an exciting finish.
Brad Keselowski, who was involved [...]

Lucas Fails to Slow at Maple Grove
Friday, Aug 21, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Lucas Fails to Slow at Maple Grove

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Morgan Lucas and Hector Arana continued on hot streaks, pacing the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle fields, respectively. Joining the duo atop the sheets were Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock).
Lucas and Arana were winners a week ago at Brainerd, Minn.
Only one session of qualifying was [...]