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Waltrip’s Vickers To Sit Out Rest of Season
Monday, Oct 14, 2013 – 10:40 | Comments Off
Waltrip’s Vickers To Sit Out Rest of Season

RacinToday.com
Michael Waltrip Racing learned today that Brian Vickers is not available to race for the remainder of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season due to health issues.
Vickers said Dr. William Downey has placed him on blood thinning medication after a Monday morning examination on his right leg discovered a small blood clot in his calf [...]

Pickett Racing Leads Petit Test
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 – 18:35 | Comments Off
Pickett Racing Leads Petit Test

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Reigning P1 champions Muscle Milk Pickett Racing led Sunday’s American Le Mans Series test session at Road Atlanta, site of next weekend’s season-ending Petit Le Mans.
The Pickett team posted a best lap of 1:10.510 (129.684 mph) in the morning session. The lap held up as the   the fastest time of the day.
The No. 6 [...]

Johnson Trips Over Debris At Charlotte
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 – 7:07 | Comments Off
Johnson Trips Over Debris At Charlotte

By Joe Menzer
Special to NASCAR Wire Service
CONCORD, N.C. – For much of the Bank of America 500 Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it looked as if a change in the Chase for the Sprint Cup points lead was in order.
Then a caution for debris came out with 27 laps remaining, placing what seemed a [...]

Busch Wins 11th NNS Race Of 2013
Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 – 8:02 | Comments Off
Busch Wins 11th NNS Race Of 2013

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Kyle Busch won from the pole—as he almost always does—and competition for the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship remained excruciating tight.
Busch held off charging series leader Austin Dillon in Friday night’s Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Earlier in the day, Busch had won his ninth NNS pole of the season, [...]

Kansas To Host Night Cup Race
Friday, Oct 11, 2013 – 9:12 | Comments Off
Kansas To Host Night Cup Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas Speedway announced it 2014 schedule Friday and it features a Sprint Cup night race on May 10 and sports car racing on its infield oval June 7.
In addition to the night Sprint Cup Series race, Kansas Speedway race fans will get to see the NASCAR [...]

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 [...]