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Pagenaud Quickest In Toronto
Friday, Jul 15, 2016 – 17:25 | No Comment
Pagenaud Quickest In Toronto

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Points-leader Simon Pagenaud set the pace during practice Friday on the 1.786-mile, 11-turn temporary circuit in Toronto. He posted his fast lap in the last of the day’s two 45-minute practice sessions, at 1 minute, 1.7081 seconds (104.194 mph) in his Team Penske Chevrolet.
“I kind of like changes so I’m good with it,” Pagenaud said […]

Johnson Wins Pole In Loudon
Friday, Jul 15, 2016 – 17:12 | No Comment
Johnson Wins Pole In Loudon

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After a quick start which saw him win two of the first five races of the season, Jimmie Johnson fell into a major 2016 funk. On Friday, Johnson showed signs of renewed life as he won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
“We have had a lot of tough […]

Newgarden Rules In Winning Run At Iowa Speedway
Sunday, Jul 10, 2016 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Newgarden Rules In Winning Run At Iowa Speedway
Newgarden Rules In Winning Run At Iowa Speedway

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Josef Newgarden drove to an easy victory in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway. The win was his first on an oval in IndyCar.
“We’ve been so close to winning at an oval race with this team,” he said, “we’ve had seconds.”
Now they have a first.
Newgarden drove his Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet to a 4.2-second […]

Action Express Goes 1-2 At Mosport
Sunday, Jul 10, 2016 – 16:52 | Comments Off on Action Express Goes 1-2 At Mosport
Action Express Goes 1-2 At Mosport

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Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Dane Cameron and Eric Curran combined to score their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory of the season Sunday when they rolled to victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
The pair led 66 of the 125 laps in the two-hour and 40-minute race in the No. 31 Corvette DP, including the final […]

Hamilton Wins In Native Britain
Sunday, Jul 10, 2016 – 13:22 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In Native Britain
Hamilton Wins In Native Britain

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday to cap a clean sweep of every competitive aspect of the race weekend.
Fastest in each practice session, fastest in qualifying and fastest in the race, Hamilton captured his 47th career Formula One victory, his fourth this season and second in a row.
Max […]

Hagan P1 In Funny Car Qualifying
Sunday, Jul 10, 2016 – 11:37 | Comments Off on Hagan P1 In Funny Car Qualifying
Hagan P1 In Funny Car Qualifying

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Matt Hagan thundered to the No. 1 qualifying position with a track-record performance to lead the quickest Funny Car field in history Saturday at the 19th annual K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
 It was the second pole of the season for Hagan, who navigated the Route 66 Raceway drag strip in Joliet, Ill., under the […]

Mazda On Pole At Mosport
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Mazda On Pole At Mosport
Mazda On Pole At Mosport

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Tristan Nunez claimed his second pole of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, leading qualifying for Sunday’s race at Motorsport Park in Canada.
Nunez turned a lap of 1:10.126 (126.2 mph) on the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit in the No. 55 Mazda Prototype. Nunez captured the first pole for the car at Laguna Seca, and joined co-driver […]

Pagenaud On Pole In Iowa
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 – 16:12 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Pole In Iowa
Pagenaud On Pole In Iowa

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Road racing ace Simon Pagenaud proved to be not too shabby on a short oval on Saturday as he won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway.
“The biggest statement we want to show is we are strong on ovals as well and want to win,” Pagenaud said. “I’m super happy about that. […]

Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime

Kyle Busch collected his fifth victory in nine NASCAR XFINITY Series starts this season when he got the win in overtime at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night.

 Clearing Austin Dillon off Turn 4 in the first lap in overtime, Busch pulled away to beat the Richard Childress Racing driver to the finish line by .455 seconds.

Daniel Suarez […]

Birthday Girl Brittany Force Sits P1 At Route 66
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Birthday Girl Brittany Force Sits P1 At Route 66
Birthday Girl Brittany Force Sits P1 At Route 66

Top Fuel driver Brittany Force celebrated her 30th birthday Friday by leading a parade of track-record qualifying performances during the opening sessions of time trials for the 19th annual K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were provisional leaders […]