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Marco Andretti P1 In Milwaukee
Friday, Jun 14, 2013 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Marco Andretti P1 In Milwaukee

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Marco Andretti won the pole for Satuday’s Miwaukee IndyFest IZOD IndyCar Race at the Milwaukee Mile with a lap at 170.515 mph.
Second fastest was his Andretti Autosport teammate, James Hinchcliffe.
Third was Team Penske driver Will Power.
“So far, that was about as good as we could run, so I’m pleased,” said Andretti, who earned his first [...]

Carl Edwards Speeds To Michigan Pole
Friday, Jun 14, 2013 – 17:00 | Comments Off
Carl Edwards Speeds To Michigan Pole

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Carl Edwards won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Edwards, driving a Roush Fenway Racing Ford, laid down a lap at 202.564 mph.
“We’ve been working very hard and trying to turn the corner with these Ford Fusions to make them faster,” Edwards said. “I just cannot wait to [...]

Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race
Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 – 6:57 | Comments Off
Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race

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Driver Jason Leffler, 37, died Wednesday night after a crash in a 410 sprint car race at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.
Leffler, who competed in all of the top three NASCAR national series, had to be extricated from his sprint car after it flipped during a heat race. He was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m. [...]

Newlywed Bayne Wins Iowa
Sunday, Jun 9, 2013 – 17:31 | Comments Off
Newlywed Bayne Wins Iowa

Trevor Bayne exchanged vows with new wife, Ashton, on Tuesday and celebrated their honeymoon on Sunday by winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series DuPont Pioneer 250 at Iowa Speedway.
Bayne passed Austin Dillon with 11 laps remaining of Austin Dillon – who had led 207 laps – clinched the victory.
“It’s such a special week for me,” Bayne said. “I [...]

Johnson Is Anything But Pokey At Pocono
Sunday, Jun 9, 2013 – 17:25 | Comments Off
Johnson Is Anything But Pokey At Pocono

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Jimmie Johnson was the easy winner Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Party in the Poconos 400. He lead 128 of the event’s 160 laps won for the third time in 2013.
The Hendrick Motorsports driver continued to build on his series points lead,  increasing his advantage over second-place Carl Edwards (18th Sunday) to 51 [...]

Castroneves Wins Texas, Is Lone Star In Points
Sunday, Jun 9, 2013 – 8:16 | Comments Off
Castroneves Wins Texas, Is Lone Star In Points

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Helio Castroneves dominated the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
In getting the victory, the Team Penske driver, who started the evening tied with Marco Andretti, took sole possession of first place in the IZOD IndyCar Series championship standings.
Driving the Chevrolet-powered No. 3 AAA Insurance car, Castroneves led 132 of 228 laps on [...]

Jeb Becomes Latest Burton To Win In NASCAR
Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 – 6:40 | Comments Off
Jeb Becomes Latest Burton To Win In NASCAR

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Rookie Jeb Burton added another chapter to his family’s racing history Friday night when he won the 17th annual WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Burton, the 20-year-old son of 2002 Daytona 500 champion Ward Burton, posted his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at the expense of Ty Dillon, grandson of NASCAR [...]

Will Power P1 In Texas
Friday, Jun 7, 2013 – 17:54 | Comments Off
Will Power P1 In Texas

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Will Power drove the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet, recorded a two-lap average speed of 219.182 mph on the 1.5-mile, high-banked oval to earn the Verizon P1 Award.
That speed was more than 3.5 mph faster than Alex Tagliani’s 2012 pole-winning speed in the first year of the new chassis-engine package. Power had a [...]

Rain Puts Jimmie On Pole
Friday, Jun 7, 2013 – 14:23 | Comments Off
Rain Puts Jimmie On Pole

Sprint Cup qualifying and practice were rained out at Pocono raceway on Friday, and that puts Jimmie Johnson on the pole for Sunday’s Party in the Poconos 400.
Johnson, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leader, will bring the field to the green flag with second-place Carl Edwards beside him on the front row. With the starting [...]

Corvette Gears Up For Le Mans
Friday, Jun 7, 2013 – 7:14 | One Comment
Corvette Gears Up For Le Mans

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Corvette Racing’s drive for an eighth class championship in the 90th annual 24 Hours of Le Mans begins this weekend with two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs taking part in the annual Test Day at the 8.5-mile Circuit de la Sarthe on Sunday.
The eight-hour session will be critical for the No. 73 and No. 74 ‘Vettes, as [...]