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Pagenaud Breaks ’17 Pole Drought In Toronto
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 – 18:35 | No Comment
Pagenaud Breaks ’17 Pole Drought In Toronto

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Simon Pagenaud won his first IndyCar Series pole of the season Saturday when he laid down the fastest lap for the Honda Indy Toronto race in Canada.
The Team Penske driver will lead the 21-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s 85-lap race on the 11-turn, 1.786-mile temporary street circuit.
In the Firestone Fast Six – the third […]

Montoya, Servia To Shake Down New IndyCar Chassis
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 – 16:42 | No Comment
Montoya, Servia To Shake Down New IndyCar Chassis

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Veteran Indy car drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia have been selected by INDYCAR to perform testing duties on the Dallara universal aero kit to be used by all Verizon IndyCar Series teams starting with the 2018 season.
Testing of the universal kit, which will be fitted to the current Dallara IR-12 chassis used by […]

Truex Handed Pole In Loudon After Larson Is Stripped Of Pole
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 – 7:44 | No Comment
Truex Handed Pole In Loudon After Larson Is Stripped Of Pole

Martin Truex Jr. was awarded the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race after Kyle Larson’s car failed post-qualifying inspection at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
Larson’s speed of 133.324 mph was thrown out after NASCAR officials discovered an unapproved rear deck fin on his Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet. That elevated Truex’s Furniture […]

Almirola Cleared To Return
Friday, Jul 14, 2017 – 6:54 | No Comment
Almirola Cleared To Return

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His passion rekindled after being sidelined for eight weeks by a severe back injury, Richard Petty Motorsports driver Aric Almirola has been medically cleared to return to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Almirola suffered an acute compression fracture to his T5 vertebra in a grinding, multi-car accident at […]

Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 – 9:20 | No Comment
Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi

IMSA confirmed on Tuesday that Honda’s Acura marque will field a pair of ARX-05 cars in the Daytona Prototype International class of the WeatherTech Championship sports car series beginning next season.
The series also confirmed that the Acura DPi cars will be fielded in association with Team Penske.
Penske Acuras will join Cadillac, Mazda and Nissan in the […]

Torrence Rolls On At Route 66
Monday, Jul 10, 2017 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Torrence Rolls On At Route 66
Torrence Rolls On At Route 66

Texan Steve Torrence took another step toward securing the No. 1 slot for the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoffs Sunday when he defeated Antron Brown in the Top Fuel final of the NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Winning for the fifth time in the last eight national events in his Richard Hogan-tuned Capco […]

Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole
Sunday, Jul 9, 2017 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole
Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole

Team Penske’s Will Power doesn’t usually need the added advantage of being last in the qualifying order _ when track conditions typically are best _ or the benefit of seeing how his teammates have fared to secure a Verizon IndyCar Series pole.
Armed with the bonus of drawing the last spot in Saturday’s qualifying session for the […]

Brittany Force Secures Nice Birthday Gift
Sunday, Jul 9, 2017 – 7:53 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Secures Nice Birthday Gift
Brittany Force Secures Nice Birthday Gift

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Birthday girl Brittany Force powered to her first Top Fuel pole of the season Saturday evening as qualifying concluded for the 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also secured No. 1 positions in their respective categories in Joliet, […]

Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky
Sunday, Jul 9, 2017 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky
Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky

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Martin Truex Jr. drove to an overtime victory in Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory is the Furniture Row Racing driver’s third of the season and it ties him with seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson for most in the series in 2017.
Kyle Larson finished second and Chase Elliott third in […]

Hight Rolls To Provisonal Pole In Joliet
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Hight Rolls To Provisonal Pole In Joliet
Hight Rolls To Provisonal Pole In Joliet

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Robert Hight channeled the prescience of “Carnac the Magnificent” en route to earning the provisional Funny Car pole Friday after the first two rounds of time trials for the Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Hight, of John Force Racing, set both ends of the Route 66 Raceway 1,000-foot track record _ 3.851-seconds […]