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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 [...]

Keselowski Wins Wet NNS Race
Saturday, Jun 29, 2013 – 6:38 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins Wet NNS Race

Brad Keselowski won Friday night’s Feed the Children 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway – a race that ended 30 laps short of the scheduled finish because of rain.
Keselowski took the lead for good on Lap 156, seven laps before NASCAR called the final caution.
The victory was Keselowski’s second of the season and [...]

Earnhardt Jr. On Pole In Sparta
Friday, Jun 28, 2013 – 18:20 | Comments Off
Earnhardt Jr. On Pole In Sparta

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Friday won the pole for Saturday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Earnhardt won the pole at the 1.5-mile oval with a track-record lap at 183.636 mph. He knocked Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson off the top spot before Carl Edwards knocked Johnson off the front row.
Johnson was followed by 2011 [...]

Ty Dillon Is Truck Winner In Kentucky
Friday, Jun 28, 2013 – 7:08 | Comments Off
Ty Dillon Is Truck Winner In Kentucky

Ty Dillon crossed the finish line 5.736 seconds ahead of Brad Keselowski to win Thursday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Kyle Busch ran third, followed by reigning series champion James Buescher and Ryan Blaney.
“To beat Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski, two of the best drivers on four wheels right now, is pretty [...]

Truex Jr. Ends Record Dry Spell At Sonoma
Sunday, Jun 23, 2013 – 18:40 | Comments Off
Truex Jr. Ends Record Dry Spell At Sonoma

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Martin Truex Jr. ended one of the longest droughts in NASCAR Sunday when he won the road race at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California.
The convincing victory for Truex Jr. in the Toyota Save Mart 350 ended a winless streak of 218 races dating to June 4, 2007 at Dover, where he finished 7,355 seconds ahead [...]

Hinchcliffe Gets Around to Winning At An Oval
Sunday, Jun 23, 2013 – 17:57 | Comments Off
Hinchcliffe Gets Around to Winning At An Oval

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James Hinchcliffe, who led 33 total laps on ovals in his previous two seasons in the series, led all but 24 to dominate the Iowa Corn Indy 250 presented by DEKALB at Iowa Speedway. The victory was the Andretti Autosport driver’s first on an oval.
The Canadian driver became the only three-time winner this season and [...]

Courtney Force Makes It Daughter’s Day In N.H.
Sunday, Jun 23, 2013 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Courtney Force Makes It Daughter’s Day In N.H.

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Courtney Force claimed a memorable Funny Car victory against her legendary father John Force on Sunday at the Inaugural Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and John Hall (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event, the 11th [...]