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Rain Cancels Round 1 Qualifying In Seattle
Friday, Aug 2, 2013 – 20:09 | Comments Off
Rain Cancels Round 1 Qualifying In Seattle

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The first day of the NHRA Northwest Nationals was canceled Friday evening after a persistent drizzle that began in the afternoon continued into early evening.
The weather, which was cool and overcast, washed out the first two qualifying sessions leaving two scheduled for Saturday left to determine the fields for Sunday’s championship eliminations at Pacific Raceway.

Johnson Claims Pocono Pole
Friday, Aug 2, 2013 – 17:06 | Comments Off
Johnson Claims Pocono Pole

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Jimmie Johnson won the pole for Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway with a track-record run at 180.654 mph (49.019 seconds), .004 seconds faster than the lap recorded by Kyle Busch.
The pole was Johnson’s second of the season, his third at Pocono and the 31st of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. [...]

Capps Tops Force To Win In Sonoma
Monday, Jul 29, 2013 – 6:50 | Comments Off
Capps Tops Force To Win In Sonoma

Win or lose, NHRA Funny Car driver Ron Capps typically credits crew chief Rahn Tobler for the attention to detail on his 8,000-horsepower hot rod. On Sunday, Capps also could give himself a slap on the back for posting the starting line reaction time that helped him defeat 15-time world champion John Force in the [...]

Newman, Told To Hit The Bricks, Wins Brickyard
Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 – 15:01 | Comments Off
Newman, Told To Hit The Bricks, Wins Brickyard

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Ryan Newman, a lame duck in his driving job at Stewart Haas Racing, won Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
Newman, informed earlier this month he would be replaced by Kevin Harvick at SHR next season, took a lead he would not surrender when then-leader Jimmie Johnson had a slow [...]

Kyle Busch Wins NNS Race At Indy
Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 – 6:54 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins NNS Race At Indy

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Kyle Busch had some anxious moments in closing laps of Saturday’s Indiana 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he hung on to get his first win at the Brickyard.
Busch beat runner-up Brian Scott to the finish by 2.141 seconds but had to survive a wild restart with five laps to go [...]

Field Set In Sonoma
Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 – 6:49 | Comments Off
Field Set In Sonoma

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Funny Car driver Matt Hagan, David Grubnic (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as the No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
No one bettered Hagan’s track record performance of 3.986 seconds at 320.51 mph in his [...]

Newman Rockets To Top Starting Spot At The Brickyard
Saturday, Jul 27, 2013 – 16:47 | Comments Off
Newman Rockets To Top Starting Spot At The Brickyard

Ryan Newman won the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a record-setting lap at 187.531 mph on Saturday afternoon.
Points leader and the winner of last year’s Brickyard race Jimmie Johnson was second at 187.438 mph.
The pole was the 50th of Newman’s career  but first at Indy and his [...]

Hagan In Record Form In Sonoma
Saturday, Jul 27, 2013 – 6:56 | Comments Off
Hagan In Record Form In Sonoma

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Funny Car point-leader Matt Hagan raced to the provisional class lead in dominating fashion Friday during the opening day of qualifications for the 26th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
David Grubnic (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories during the NHRA Mello Yello [...]

Jordan Taylor Racks Up Another Grand-Am Pole
Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Jordan Taylor Racks Up Another Grand-Am Pole

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Wayne Taylor Racing driver Jordan Taylor captured his third consecutive Daytona Prototype pole position, breaking the track record with a lap of 1 minute, 22.251 seconds (110.909 mph) in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP.
He will be joined on the front row by Memo Rojas, who ran his final lap in 1:22.375 (110.742 mph) [...]

Austin Dillon Wins Truck Race At Dirty Old Eldora
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 – 22:54 | Comments Off
Austin Dillon Wins Truck Race At Dirty Old Eldora

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Austin Dillon won Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck Racing Series event at Eldora Speedway in NASCAR’s return to dirt-track racing.
Dillon stayed ahead of Kyle Larson and Ryan Newman as they banged away at each other over the final scheduled laps of the three-segment, 150-lapper and then through a couple more laps after a green/white/checkered restart.
“It [...]