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Braun, Shank Shatter Daytona Speed Mark
Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 – 7:56 | Comments Off
Braun, Shank Shatter Daytona Speed Mark

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A new world-wide King of Speed emerged at Daytona International Speedway Wednesday, when Colin Braun drove a Daytona Prototype powered by the new 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged Ford V6 EcoBoost race engine to a single-lap speed record of 222.971 mph.
Braun’s lap – which took 40.364-seconds around the high-banked, 2.5-mile DIS tri-oval – smashed the 26-year-old record of [...]

Langdon, Force Make Hay In Maple Grove
Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 – 21:39 | Comments Off
Langdon, Force Make Hay In Maple Grove

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Top Fuel driver Shawn Langdon and Funny Car’s John Force both extended their points leads and edged closer to world championship titles by racing to victories on Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the fourth of six playoff [...]

Harvick Wins Kansas, Enters The Chase Fray
Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 – 19:20 | 3 Comments
Harvick Wins Kansas, Enters The Chase Fray

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— Kevin Harvick crashed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup party.
Kyle Busch simply crashed—at a track that continues to bedevil him.
And with a bizarre power failure in the last two laps, Johnson failed to cash in decisively on Matt Kenseth’s skittishness with the new tire combination Goodyear brought [...]

Pickett Charges Past Dyson At VIR
Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 – 20:17 | Comments Off
Pickett Charges Past Dyson At VIR

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Muscle Milk Pickett Racing dominated the final 45 minutes to score its eighth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory, with Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf winning Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.
Quick work in the pits gave Luhr the lead under an extended caution. He pulled away on [...]

Kenseth Wins, Busch And Keselowski Feud In NNS Race
Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 – 18:16 | Comments Off
Kenseth Wins, Busch And Keselowski Feud In NNS Race

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Matt Kenseth won Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway.
But Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski provided the fireworks – fireworks that resulted in Keselowski issuing a warning to Busch that could carry over to the remaining Sprint Cup races.
Kenseth pulled away after a restart with five laps left and won going [...]

John Force Wins Pole, Takes Points Lead at Maple Grove
Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 – 17:55 | Comments Off
John Force Wins Pole, Takes Points Lead at Maple Grove

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John Force won the pole at the 29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway Saturday and earned the Funny Car points lead in the process.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at [...]

Force Three-mendous At Maple Grove
Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Force Three-mendous At Maple Grove

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Funny Car icon John Force powered to the first three-second run of his colorful career and raced to the qualifying lead Friday during the 29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at Reading, [...]

Dyson Out Muscles Pickett At VIR
Friday, Oct 4, 2013 – 18:31 | Comments Off

Dyson Racing flexed its muscles on Friday as it beat Muscle Milk Pickett Racing in qualifying for Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway, capturing the pole position for Round 9 of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón season.
Guy Smith ran a lap of one minute, 35.965 seconds (122.670 [...]

Kanaan Moving To Ganassi
Friday, Oct 4, 2013 – 13:14 | Comments Off
Kanaan Moving To Ganassi

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Chip Ganassi Racing Teams announced today an agreement with reigning Indianapolis 500 Winner, 2004 Series Champion and 16-time race winner Tony Kanaan on a multi-year deal to pilot a fourth entry for the full 2014 IndyCar Series season with sponsorship from NTT DATA, a global IT services provider.
CGR also announced that it was moving [...]

John Force Overpowers Field At Gateway
Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 – 18:57 | Comments Off
John Force Overpowers Field At Gateway

John Force raced to his 136th career victory and moved into position to earn a 16th Funny Car championship Sunday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the 21st race of [...]