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Cruz Pedregon Takes Early Pole At Gatornationals
Friday, Mar 15, 2013 – 18:36 | Comments Off
Cruz Pedregon Takes Early Pole At Gatornationals

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Cruz Pedregon raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville.
Two-time world champ Pedregon, whose [...]

Fassler Puts Audi on Pole At Sebring
Friday, Mar 15, 2013 – 16:33 | Comments Off
Fassler Puts Audi on Pole At Sebring

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Marcel Fassler set a track record with a 1:43.886 (129.604 mph) in Audi Sport Team Joest’s No. 1 Audi R8 e-tron quattro to win the pole position at the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on Friday.
The pole is the first for a hybrid car in the American Le [...]

American Sports Car Racing Has A New Name
Thursday, Mar 14, 2013 – 15:18 | Comments Off
American Sports Car Racing Has A New Name

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More details about the American unified sports car racing series were unveiled Thursday at Sebring International Raceway. Among those details is the name for the new series, which is the result of the merging of the Grand-Am Series and the American Le Mans Series.
The name of the series will be the United SportsCar Racing platform.
United [...]

Kenseth Gets First Victory For Joe Gibbs Racing
Sunday, Mar 10, 2013 – 18:25 | Comments Off
Kenseth Gets First Victory For Joe Gibbs Racing

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Kenseth held off Kasey Kahne in a 26-lap green-flag run to the finish Sunday to win the Kobalt Tools 400 Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The win is Kenseth’s first in a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota as he moved to the team following the 2012 season.
“I just knew it,” he said. “I just [...]

Hornish Rolls To Win In Vegas
Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 – 21:15 | Comments Off
Hornish Rolls To Win In Vegas

Sam Hornish Jr. won the Sam’s Town 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The win was Hornish’s second in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series and his first since Nov. 12, 2011 at Phoenix. It was the first Las Vegas victory for Penske Racing in any NASCAR series and the first Nationwide triumph [...]

Carl Edwards Gets His First Victory Since 2011
Sunday, Mar 3, 2013 – 18:24 | Comments Off
Carl Edwards Gets His First Victory Since 2011

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Carl Edwards held off five-time champion Jimmie Johnson, defending champion Brad Keselowski and an emptying fuel cell to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The victory broke a 70-race winless drought for the Roush Fenway Racing driver.
“One of the coolest wins of my life,” Edwards said in Victory Lane.
Edwards appeared headed to [...]

‘Red Dragon’ Slays Field In Austin
Sunday, Mar 3, 2013 – 8:56 | Comments Off
‘Red Dragon’ Slays Field In Austin

Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney won the GRAND-AM of The Americas Presented by GAINSCO and TOTAL in their No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP in an unpredictable race on the 3.4-mile Circuit Of The Americas on Saturday.
The pole-winning car led the final seven laps – its only stint out front – as Fogarty and [...]

Kyle Busch Ends NNS Drought, Wins At PIR
Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 – 20:04 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Ends NNS Drought, Wins At PIR

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Kyle Busch drove to Victory Lane on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway.
Busch, who won the pole in a laydown earlier in the day, overcame a speeding penalty that dropped him to 22nd position for a restart on Lap 44.
He worked his way through traffic in short order, however. Busch passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt [...]

Fogarty Wins Grand-Am Pole For Debut COTA Race
Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 – 8:14 | Comments Off
Fogarty  Wins Grand-Am Pole For Debut COTA Race

Jon Fogarty showed why he is the top qualifier in Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series history on Friday, waiting until his final lap to capture the TOTAL Pole Award for Saturday’s Grand-Am of The Americas presented by GAINSCO and Total.
After hanging back for much of Friday’s 15-minute Daytona Prototype qualifying session, Fogarty unleashed the Dallas-based [...]

Martin On Pole At PIR
Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Martin On Pole At PIR

Mark Martin won the pole Friday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Martin, 54, was the only driver in time trials for Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 to top 138 mph. Martin’s lap at 138.074 mph, a record for the spring event at PIR, was good enough to edge Kasey Kahne (137.862 mph) [...]