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Johnson Picks Up His Eighth Win At Martinsville
Sunday, Apr 7, 2013 – 16:05 | Comments Off
Johnson Picks Up His Eighth Win At Martinsville

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Jimmie Johnson won the STP Gas Booster 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the second of the six-race season for the Hendrick Motorsports driver and the eighth for the five-time Cup champion at the Martinsville short track. His other victory of 2013 came in the season-opening Daytona [...]

Allen Johnson Up To Challenge In Vegas
Sunday, Apr 7, 2013 – 7:31 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Up To Challenge In Vegas

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Allen Johnson raced to victory in the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special Pro Stock bonus event, Saturday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.
In other racing action at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) earned No. 1 qualifying positions in their respective categories [...]

Angelelli Powers To Grand-Am Win In Alabama
Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 – 19:34 | Comments Off

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Max Angelelli of Wayne Taylor Racing, driving the final stint, won Saturday’s Grand-Am Rolex Series Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park.
The veteran driver led the final 33 laps around the 2.3-mile circuit to post his 22nd Daytona Prototype victory in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP.
Co-driver Jordan Taylor, who led five laps during the [...]

Johnson On Cup Pole At Martinsville
Friday, Apr 5, 2013 – 17:23 | Comments Off
Johnson On Cup Pole At Martinsville

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Jimmie Johnson won the pole for this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Johnson won the pole for Sunday’s STP Gas Booster 500 with a lap in 19.244 seconds (98.400 mph).  The top six drivers in the field topped the former track record of 98.084 mph established by Tony Stewart in October 2005.
Johnson edged Marcos [...]

Fogarty Wins GRAND-AM Pole At Barber
Friday, Apr 5, 2013 – 15:33 | Comments Off
Fogarty Wins GRAND-AM Pole At Barber

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Jon Fogarty extended his GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series record to 25 poles in Friday’s qualifying for the Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park.
Fogarty waited until the final minute of the 15-minute Daytona Prototype session before putting down his best effort in the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette DP. The “Red Dragon” logged a [...]

German Touring Cars Looking To Compete In U.S.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 – 8:33 | Comments Off

GRAND-AM Road Racing and the International Motor Sports Association have announced a license and cooperation agreement with the Internationale Tourenwagen-Rennen (ITR e.V.), which administers DTM racing.
The collective goal is a North American version of DTM, the popular German touring car series.
Representatives from all three organizations made the announcement during a press conference at the InterContinental [...]

Injury To Keep Hamlin Out Of Car For Weeks
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 – 8:03 | Comments Off
Injury To Keep Hamlin Out Of Car For Weeks

After being evaluated by a doctor, it was determined that Sprint Cup driver Denny Hamlin will miss a large part of the 2013 season because of an injury to his back.
Dr. Jerry Petty of Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates said that Hamlin suffered an L1 compression fracture during an accident on the final lap of [...]

Kyle Busch Caps Wild Final Lap With A Victory
Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Caps Wild Final Lap With A Victory

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Kyle Busch led the most laps, emerged from a final lap scrum and went on to win the Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday.
The victory was the second in two days for Busch as he won the Nationwide Series race on Saturday.
The victory came when Busch passed teammate [...]

Hinchcliffe Gets First IndyCar Victory Of Career
Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Hinchcliffe Gets First IndyCar Victory Of Career

James Hinchcliffe opened the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season with a victory at the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg. The victory was the first of his career and it came in his 32nd start.
“I don’t think you can get much better than winning the first one because as soon as I crossed the line [...]

Vettel Wins Red Bull Battle
Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 – 8:56 | Comments Off

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Three-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull staved off teammate Mark Webber  to win the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Vettel fought it out with his teammate for most of the race at the Sepang circuit. Their cars almost made contact with each other. But Vettel grabbed the lead on the 46th lap and went [...]