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Cup’s Gordon Named Third-Quarter DOTY Winner
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 – 8:16 | Comments Off
Cup’s Gordon Named Third-Quarter DOTY Winner

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jeff Gordon was named the third-quarter winner of the Drive of the Year Award it was announced on Wednesday.

Gordon, a four-time Cup champion, won two races during the quarter: The Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Voting for the prestigious DOTY Award, [...]

Sarge In Command After Weekend Sweep In Texas
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 – 18:41 | Comments Off
Sarge In Command After Weekend Sweep In Texas

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Tony Schumacher and his U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster team are rounding into championship form as he raced to his second victory in as many days, this time winning the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday at Texas Motorplex in Ennis.
Courtney Force (Funny Car) Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were [...]

Gaughan’s Late Pass Nets NNS Win In Kentucky
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 – 7:17 | Comments Off
Gaughan’s Late Pass Nets NNS Win In Kentucky

Brendan Gaughan secured his second NASCAR Nationwide Series race of the season Saturday night when he won at Kentucky Speedway.
Gaughan passed Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon for the lead on the final restart of the night to get the win.
“I love my restarts,” said Gaughan. “It was an awesome restart. Shane (Wilson, crew chief) kept [...]

Courtney Force Hangs On To Claim Funny Car Pole In Texas
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 – 20:50 | Comments Off
Courtney Force Hangs On To Claim Funny Car Pole In Texas

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Courtney Force earned her fourth pole position of the season Saturday, when she qualified P1 at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations for the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. It is the second playoff race in the [...]

Pruett/Rojas Win Tudor Series Race At COTA
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 – 18:24 | Comments Off
Pruett/Rojas Win Tudor Series Race At COTA

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Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas drove their No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford/Riley to their third victory of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship season on Saturday when the won the Lone Star Le Mans at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.
Pruett took the lead with 33 minutes remaining, and then held off both Joao [...]

No Letdown For Keselowski In New Hampshire
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 – 7:00 | Comments Off
No Letdown For Keselowski In New Hampshire

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Brad Keselowski, who won the Chase-opening Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway last weekend, set a track record in winning the pole for this weekend’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
The pole was Keselowski’s fifth of the season, the eight of his career and his third in 11 starts at the 1.058-mile flat [...]

Aleshin Leaves Hospital
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 – 15:10 | Comments Off
Aleshin Leaves Hospital

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Verizon IndyCar Series driver Mikhail Aleshin was released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis Tuesday to continue his recovery from injuries sustained in an accident during practice for the season- ending event at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., on Aug. 29.
“I’m feeling better each day,” said Aleshin, of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. “I’m very happy to be [...]

Pit Call Gives Harvick NNS Win
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 – 9:19 | Comments Off
Pit Call Gives Harvick NNS Win

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
JOLIET, Ill. — Kevin Harvick got the track position he needed with a two-tire call under caution late in Saturday’s Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300.
Then he and crew chief Ernie Cope got the victory they deserved for choosing the right strategy at the right time.
Harvick beat Kyle Larson to the finish [...]

Kyle Busch Wins Postponed Truck Race In Joliet
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 – 9:15 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins Postponed Truck Race In Joliet

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
JOLIET, Ill.—Kyle Busch overcame more than his share of adversity Saturday night in winning the rain-postponed Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Busch came from the rear of the field twice and overcame a caution that put him on the wrong end of a cycle of [...]

Ambrose, Petty To Part Company
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 – 14:36 | Comments Off
Ambrose, Petty To Part Company

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Richard Petty Motorsports announced Saturday that Marcos Ambrose will not return as driver of the No. 9 Ford Fusion after the 2014 season.
Ambrose spoke with media members after the morning practice session Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway to address the announcement and discuss his future plans. A full transcript of that meeting with the press follows:
MARCOS [...]