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Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Pole
Saturday, Jul 6, 2013 – 16:42 | Comments Off
Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Pole

NHRA Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta earned his fifth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 36th of his career on Saturday, and will try for his first victory of the season on Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
John Force (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and [...]

Marco Is Latest Andretti To Start Pocono From The Pole
Saturday, Jul 6, 2013 – 16:38 | Comments Off
Marco Is Latest Andretti To Start Pocono From The Pole

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Marco Andretti captured his fourth career pole on Saturday and will become the third Andretti to start an Indy car race from the pole at the 2.5-mile “Tricky Triangle”.
Andretti broke the track record of 211.715 mph set by Emerson Fittipaldi in 1989, with a two-lap average speed of 221.273 mph in the No. 25 Chevrolet.
Second [...]

Kenseth Sprints To NNS Win
Saturday, Jul 6, 2013 – 7:13 | Comments Off
Kenseth Sprints To NNS Win

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Matt Kenseth robbed Nationwide Series fans of a dramatic ending when he cruised away from the field after a green/white/checkered restart in Friday night’s Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
James Buescher, who gave Kenseth a push to the checkered flag in an event marked by tandem racing, finished second.
Elliott Sadler, Kurt Busch (running the Cole [...]

Force At The Top In Norwalk
Saturday, Jul 6, 2013 – 6:58 | 2 Comments
Force At The Top In Norwalk

John Force raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car at the seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Series event, the 13th [...]

Kyle Busch Fastest Qualifier at DIS
Friday, Jul 5, 2013 – 18:32 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Fastest Qualifier at DIS

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Kyle Busch on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Busch toured the 2.5-mile superspeedway in 46.458 seconds (193.723 mph) to win his third Coors Light Pole Award of the season, his first at Daytona and the 13th of his career. Never before had Busch won more than two [...]

Fading Fittipaldi Holds Off Valiente At The Glen
Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 – 18:48 | Comments Off

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Christian Fittipaldi held off a last-lap charge from Michael Valiante to give the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP its second consecutive GRAND-AM Rolex Series victory Sunday in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International.
It was also the second consecutive win for Action Express Racing and Fittipaldi’s co-driver Joao Barbosa [...]

Schumacher Notches Explosive Victory In Joliet
Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 – 18:37 | Comments Off
Schumacher Notches Explosive Victory In Joliet

Tony Schumacher notched a hometown victory Sunday as he won the Top Fuel portion of the NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
And a dramatic victory it was, too, as his car exploded in a huge fireball as when he crossed the finish line in the elimination finals.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Jeg [...]

Kenseth Picks Up Fourth Win Of The Season
Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 – 15:10 | Comments Off
Kenseth Picks Up Fourth Win Of The Season

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Matt Kenseth won Sunday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, a race postponed from Saturday because of rain.
Kenseth, who got the lead by taking no tires during a pit stop on Lap 242, collected the 28th victory of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career.
Jimmie Johnson, who had dominated the race, spun 20 laps from the [...]

Kentucky Rain: Sprint Cup Race Postponed
Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 – 6:36 | Comments Off
Kentucky Rain: Sprint Cup Race Postponed

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Heavy rain forced NASCAR to postpone the Quaker State 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. The race is rescheduled to start Sunday at noon. TNT will carry the broadcast.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start from the pole Sunday – or whenever the race actually beings as Sunday’s forecast is for more rain.
Friday [...]

Action Furiously Fast In Route 66 Qualifying
Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 – 6:24 | Comments Off
Action Furiously Fast In Route 66 Qualifying

Ron Capps led a parade of three-second Funny Car runs and claimed the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations [...]