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Force Jumps To Top At Bandimere
Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 – 7:12 | No Comment
Force Jumps To Top At Bandimere

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Funny Car icon John Force rocketed to the quickest run in Bandimere Speedway history Friday to take the provisional qualifying lead at the 35th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series [...]

Pagenaud Tops Practice In Toronto
Friday, Jul 18, 2014 – 17:35 | No Comment
Pagenaud Tops Practice In Toronto

Frenchman Simon Pagenaud posted the quickest lap in two Verizon IndyCar Series practice sessions for this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader.
Pagenaud, who has drove the No. 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports Honda to two road victories this season, recorded a best lap of 1 minute, 0.0084 seconds on the 1.7-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit on [...]

OAK The Class Of The Tudor Field In Canada
Monday, Jul 14, 2014 – 6:10 | No Comment
OAK The Class Of The Tudor Field In Canada

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OAK Racing became a Tudor United SportsCar Championship winner on Sunday when it captured the overall victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Driving OAK’s winning No. 42 Morgan/Nissan were Gustavo Yacaman and Olivier Pla. They every one of the 133 laps in the two-hour, 45-minute Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Presented by Hawk Performance.
Based in Le Mans, [...]

Hunter-Reay Stuns Kanaan In Iowa IndyCar Race
Sunday, Jul 13, 2014 – 7:41 | No Comment
Hunter-Reay Stuns Kanaan In Iowa IndyCar Race

If somebody was going to beat Tony Kanaan in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300, he was going to have to do something bold in the late going. That somebody turned out to be Michael Andretti.
Andretti, the owner of Andretti Autosport, ordered driver Ryan Hunter-Reay – who was running 10th – into the pits during [...]

Keselowski Claims NNS Race In Loudon
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 – 17:31 | No Comment
Keselowski Claims NNS Race In Loudon

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Brad Keselowski eased away from Kyle Busch over the final laps to win Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.
Busch held on to finish second.
“This is really satisfying,” Keselowski, driving the Team Penske No. 22 Ford Mustang, said. “This team has deserved to win a few races and things just [...]

Ganassi Cars Dominate Iowa Qualifying
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 – 7:08 | No Comment
Ganassi Cars Dominate Iowa Qualifying

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Scott Dixon earned the pole for Saturday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway by setting a two-lap qualifying track record of 186.256 mph.
Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Tony Kanaan, the 2010 race winner on the .894-mile, variably-banked oval while with Andretti Autosport, recorded a two-lap average speed of 185.891 mph in the No. 10 entry to [...]

Erik Jones Wins Iowa Truck Race
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 – 7:03 | No Comment
Erik Jones Wins Iowa Truck Race

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Erik Jones, an 18-year-old Kyle Busch Motorsports driver, won his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series triumph in the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway on Friday night.
Jones led 130 laps and held off a spirited charge from Brad Keselowski Racing’s Ryan Blaney, who finished second.
“It was definitely fun,” Jones said. “I had a [...]

Kyle Busch On Cup Pole In Loudon
Friday, Jul 11, 2014 – 17:46 | No Comment
Kyle Busch On Cup Pole In Loudon

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Kyle Busch on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Busch claimed the pole with a track qualifying record lap of 27.574 seconds, 138.130 mph. Ryan Newman held the previous track qualifying record (136.497 mph/27.904 seconds), set in September 2013.
“This was really good for us. We were good off [...]

Hawksworth Cleared To Drive In Iowa
Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 – 7:05 | Comments Off
Hawksworth Cleared To Drive In Iowa

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British rookie Jack Hawksworth has been cleared by INDYCAR medical director Dr. Michael Olinger to compete in the Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB at Iowa Speedway on July 11-12.

Hawksworth was diagnosed with a myocardial contusion (head injury) suffered in a crash during practice on July 5 for the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by [...]

Cup Owners Form New Team Alliance Group
Monday, Jul 7, 2014 – 10:57 | Comments Off
Cup Owners Form New Team Alliance Group

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The top team owners in NASCAR on Monday announced that they have formed an alliance which they say is intended to improve the sport.
Rob Kauffman, head of the alliance, issued the following statement about the new organization:
“A group of nine multi-car teams participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series announced today they have formed a [...]