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Danish Driver Dies At Le Mans
Saturday, Jun 22, 2013 – 11:39 | Comments Off
Danish Driver Dies At Le Mans

Danish driver Allan Simonsen suffered fatal injuries as a result of  a third lap accident in Saturday’s 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Simonson was driving the GTE-Am pole-sitting No. 95 Aston Martin Racing Vantage V8 when lost control at Tetre Rouge. His car made heavy contact with barriers.
The driver was attended to [...]

Force Still Powerful In Epping
Saturday, Jun 22, 2013 – 7:01 | Comments Off
Force Still Powerful In Epping

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John Force thrilled New England fans and powered to the No. 1 qualifying spot in Funny Car on Friday at the Inaugural Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway in Epping, N.H.
His pole-winning pass comes a week after Force ended a 31-race winless streak at Thunder Valley.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Jeg Coughlin Jr. [...]

Daytona To Get Massive Facelift
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 – 7:56 | Comments Off
Daytona  To Get Massive Facelift

International Speedway Corporation today approved funding to redevelop the frontstretch of Daytona International Speedway.
The multi-year project will break ground on July 5, 2013, and is targeted for completion in January 2016, in time for the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 58th Daytona 500.
“We are truly creating history with this unprecedented endeavor,” said ISC’s Chief [...]

John Force Ends Drought In Thunder Valley
Sunday, Jun 16, 2013 – 18:54 | Comments Off
John Force Ends Drought In Thunder Valley

Funny Car star John Force ended a 31-event winless drought by racing to victory Sunday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Force earned his fourth victory at Bristol Dragway [...]

Biffle And Ford Look Like A Thousand In Michigan
Sunday, Jun 16, 2013 – 15:21 | Comments Off
Biffle And Ford Look Like A Thousand In Michigan

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Greg Biffle gave beleaguered Ford Racing and its fans something to ease the pain Sunday when he and his Roush Fenway Racing Fusion won the Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for Biffle, the third of the season for Ford and the 1,000th overall for Ford in [...]

Action Express Duo Wins At Mid-Ohio
Sunday, Jun 16, 2013 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Action Express Duo Wins At Mid-Ohio

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Joao Barbosa gave Action Express Racing its first Daytona Prototype (DP) victory of the season, passing Spirit of Daytona driver Richard Westbrook with 29 minutes remaining in Saturday’s GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Diamond Cellar Classic at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Co-driving the No. 5 Corvette DP with Christian Fittipaldi, Barbosa made slight contact while making [...]

Hunter-Reay Repeats As Winner In Milwaukee
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 – 18:43 | Comments Off
Hunter-Reay Repeats As Winner In Milwaukee

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Ryan Hunter-Reay earned his second consecutive victory at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday afternoon. The 32-year-old Andretti Autosport driver passed race leader Takuma Sato with 52 laps and went on to win by 4.809 seconds over Helio Castroneves.
Will Power, Castroneves’ Team Penske teammate, finished third for his first podium of the season.
E.J. Viso and James [...]

Pole Positions Set In Thunder Valley
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 – 18:22 | Comments Off
Pole Positions Set In Thunder Valley

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NHRA Pro Stock points leader Mike Edwards will go for his fifth consecutive victory at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers Sunday at Bristol Dragway from the No. 1 qualifying position.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Del Worsham (Funny Car) also earned No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their [...]

Regan Smith Pads NNS Points Lead By Winning Michigan
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Regan Smith Pads NNS Points Lead By Winning Michigan

Nationwide Series points leader Regan Smith earned his second victory of the season Saturday by holding off Kyle Larson to win the Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan International Speedway.
Parker Kligerman gambled rain would end the race short of the scheduled 125 laps but lost the lead when he had to pit with 13 to [...]

Worsham Leads Assault On Record Book At Thunder Valley
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 – 7:01 | Comments Off
Worsham Leads Assault On Record Book At Thunder Valley

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With the quickest run of his career and the quickest Funny Car run in 2013, Del Worsham led a parade of track records en route to the qualifying lead on Friday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) [...]