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Beckman Wins Pole; Nails Third Straight Funny Car Record Run
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Beckman Wins Pole; Nails Third Straight Funny Car Record Run
Beckman Wins Pole; Nails Third Straight Funny Car Record Run

For the third consecutive race, Jack Beckman has clocked the quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history.
Beckman drove his Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger to an amazing 3.901 second elapsed time to take the No. 1 qualifying position in a rain-shortened day of racing Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway […]

Penske Rules Qualifying At Pocono
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 – 18:24 | Comments Off on Penske Rules Qualifying At Pocono
Penske Rules Qualifying At Pocono

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Team Penske swept the top three positions in qualifications for the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.
Helio Castroneves earned his fourth Verizon P1 Award of the season with a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph (1 minute, 21.6217 seconds) on the 2.5-mile triangular oval in the No. 3 Shell V-Power Team Penske Chevrolet.
Castroneves bumped Simon […]

JGR’s Qualifying Rampage Continues At Bristol
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 – 7:22 | Comments Off on JGR’s Qualifying Rampage Continues At Bristol
JGR’s Qualifying Rampage Continues At Bristol

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Joe Gibbs Racing swept the top three spots in Sprint Cup qualifying for the second straight week on Friday.
Denny Hamlin drove his No. 11 JGR Toyota around .533-mile Bristol Motor Speedway in 14.602 seconds (131.407 mph) on Friday to win the pole for Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race (on NBCSN at 7:30 p.m. ET).
Hamlin edged Kyle […]

Busch Collects OT XFINITY Victory In Bristol
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 – 6:50 | Comments Off on Busch Collects OT XFINITY Victory In Bristol
Busch Collects OT XFINITY Victory In Bristol

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
BRISTOL, Tenn.  – When Chris Buescher’s Ford faltered on a green-white-checkered restart on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch took full advantage, as is his custom.
In a Food City 300 that went to two laps of overtime at the .533-mile short track, Busch finished .427 seconds ahead of Kyle […]

Beckman Stays Hot In Minnesota
Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 – 6:44 | Comments Off on Beckman Stays Hot In Minnesota
Beckman Stays Hot In Minnesota

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Jack Beckman continued his late-season hot streak Friday with the third-quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history during the opening day of time trials for the 34th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying […]

Blaney Wins Bristol Truck Race In OT
Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Blaney Wins Bristol Truck Race In OT
Blaney Wins Bristol Truck Race In OT

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Ryan Blaney won Wednesday evening’s soggy Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Blaney, who was penalized early in the event for jumping a restart, got the victory after taking the lead on a green/white/checkered restart and then staying ahead of a bit of mayhem by those chasing him.
The final restart was necessitated after […]

Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas
Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas
Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas

Danica Patrick has signed a multiyear extension with Stewart-Haas Racing it was announced by the team on Tuesday.
Also announced was that Nature’s Bakery will replace Go-Daddy as Patrick’s primary sponsor beginning next year. The new sponsor will be on the car for 28 races with Patrick’s current sponsors filling out the remainder of the schedule.
 
“As […]

Kyle Busch Trucks To Michigan Win
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Trucks To Michigan Win
Kyle Busch Trucks To Michigan Win

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
BROOKLYN, Mich.—Not even a pit road speeding penalty could keep Kyle Busch from his appointed rounds on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
With drafting help from Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Erik Jones entering Turn 1, Busch regained the lead from Ryan Blaney on Lap 97 of 100 in the Careers for Veterans […]

Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS
Friday, Aug 14, 2015 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS
Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS

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Joe Gibbs Racing swept positions one through three during Friday afternoon’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Claiming P1 was Matt Kenseth.
He was followed by teammates Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards. A fourth JGR driver, Kyle Busch, qualified sixth fastest.
Asked if he foresaw a sweep by JGR Toyotas, Kenseth said, […]

Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
Monday, Aug 10, 2015 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America

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After winning Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, driver Dane Cameron admitted to having trouble finding any fault at all with his team’s effort.
He even used the “P” word.
“You have to be perfect to win races in the IMSA Prototype category,” Cameron said. “The competition level is incredibly high. I think we […]