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Kenseth On Pole at Richmond
Friday, Apr 26, 2013 – 18:42 | Comments Off
Kenseth On Pole at Richmond

Matt Kenseth, who was slammed with penalties by NASCAR this week, responded by winning the pole Friday for this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
With a track-record run at 130.334 mph (20.716 seconds), Kenseth edged Brian Vickers (130.303 mph), subbing for injured Denny Hamlin for the third straight week, by .005 seconds.
Kenseth will [...]

Q and A: Kenseth Calls Penalties ‘Grossly Unfair’
Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 – 19:48 | Comments Off
Q and A: Kenseth Calls Penalties ‘Grossly Unfair’

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Earlier this week, NASCAR came down hard on Matt Kenseth and his Joe Gibbs Racing Sprint Cup team. The series imposed penalties and fines on Kenseth.
The penalties stemmed from a post-race inspection after he STP 400 at Kansas Speedway that yielded a piston rod which was not up to spec.
Kenseth won the race, but at [...]

Crafton Hangs On To Win Kansas Truck Race
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013 – 16:43 | Comments Off
Crafton Hangs On To Win Kansas Truck Race

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Matt Crafton held off Joey Coulter to win Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway.
The victory was Crafton’s first of the season and the third of his career. In beating Coulter to the finish line by .168 seconds, Crafton became the 13th different winner in 13 races at Kansas, breaking a tie for [...]

NASCAR Issues Penalties To Three Sprint Cup Teams, Truck Driver
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 – 12:14 | Comments Off
NASCAR Issues Penalties To Three Sprint Cup Teams, Truck Driver

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NASCAR officials on Wednesday announced they had handed down penalties to three Sprint Cup Series teams for rules violations committed in last Saturday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The No. 56 car of Michael Waltrip Racing was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4J (any determination by NASCAR officials that [...]

Trucker Larson Holds Off Cupper Logano At The Rock
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 – 17:48 | Comments Off
Trucker Larson Holds Off Cupper Logano At The Rock

Kyle Larson withstood a final-laps challenge from Joey Logano and went on to win Sunday’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Rockingham Speedway.
Larson, 20, won in only his fifth career start in the Truck Series and clearly had the fastest truck in the field all day, leading 187 of the [...]

Kyle Busch Caps Big Trip To Texas With Cup Win
Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 – 22:56 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Caps Big Trip To Texas With Cup Win

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Kyle Busch pulled away on the final 16-lap green-flag run to win Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory Busch’s 26th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series  and comes a day after he won the Cup pole and the Nationwide Series event at the 1.5-mile quad-oval speedway.
The victory was Busch’s second of the season and [...]

Kyle Is The Top Busch At Texas Sprint Cup Qualifying
Friday, Apr 12, 2013 – 20:30 | Comments Off
Kyle Is The Top Busch At Texas Sprint Cup Qualifying

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Kyle Busch took advantage of the late draw and stole the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race from brother Kurt Busch by .086 seconds.
Kyle toured the 1.5-mile intermediate speedway in a track-record 27.509 seconds (196.299 mph) in winning his second Coors Light pole award of the season, his first at Texas and the 12th [...]

Briscoe Hitches Ride For Indy
Friday, Apr 12, 2013 – 15:40 | Comments Off
Briscoe Hitches Ride For Indy

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Veteran open-wheel driver Ryan Briscoe will return to the IZOD IndyCar Series with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams for the 97th edition of next month’s Indianapolis 500.
Briscoe will drive the No. 8 Honda-powered Dallara with primary sponsorship from NTT DATA, a global IT services provider, in a one-off ride on May 26. Last year, Briscoe qualified [...]

Big-Bucks Weekend For Allen Johnson
Monday, Apr 8, 2013 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Big-Bucks Weekend For Allen Johnson

Allen Johnson raced to the Pro Stock victory Sunday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals and claimed more than $100,000 during the weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Johnson, who won the $50,000 K&N [...]

Hunter-Reay Edges Dixon In Alabama
Sunday, Apr 7, 2013 – 17:47 | Comments Off
Hunter-Reay Edges Dixon In Alabama

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Reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay overtook Helio Castroneves on Lap 76 of 90 and then held off Scott Dixon to win the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama by .6363 of a second.
Hunter-Reay, driving for Andretti Autosport, started the race from the pole and overcame a poor performance in the season-opening race at [...]