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Entries For Indy 500 Announced
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 – 20:10 | Comments Off
Entries For Indy 500 Announced

Three-time winners Dario Franchitti and Helio Castroneves and four IZOD IndyCar Series champions are among drivers named to 33 entries filed for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Franchitti and Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi Racing and Castroneves of Team Penske are former winners assigned [...]

Ragan Wins Rain-, Wreck-Plagued Talladega Race
Sunday, May 5, 2013 – 19:20 | Comments Off
Ragan Wins Rain-, Wreck-Plagued Talladega Race

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David Ragan was the surprise winner of Sunday’s rain-delayed, wreck-marred Aarons 499 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Ragan took the lead on the lead on the final lap and got his first Talladega victory.
His Front Row Motorsports teammate David Gilliland was second.
Third was Carl Edwards of Roush Fenway Racing. Rounding out the top five [...]

Hinchcliffe Wins With Late Pass In Brazil
Sunday, May 5, 2013 – 17:47 | Comments Off
Hinchcliffe Wins With Late Pass In Brazil

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James Hinchcliffe overtook Takuma Sato in the final turn of the final lap to win the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 by .3463 of a second.
Hinchcliffe, who won the season-opening race in St. Petersburg, Fla., and did not finish the past two races because of contact in the No. 27 GoDaddy.com car, earned his second career victory [...]

Regan Smith Goes To Victory Lane At Talladega
Saturday, May 4, 2013 – 20:08 | Comments Off
Regan Smith Goes To Victory Lane At Talladega

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Regan Smith took the lead on the final 400 yards of a green/white/checkered-flag finish and won Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway as a last-lap multicar wreck erupted behind him.
Smith was the leader at the previous scoring loop when NASCAR called the seventh and final caution an instant before the cars [...]

Rain Postpones Southern Nationals
Saturday, May 4, 2013 – 17:49 | Comments Off
Rain Postpones Southern Nationals

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Rain at Atlanta Dragway and a forecast for more heavy rain throughout the remainder of the weekend forced NHRA officials to postpone the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals until next weekend, May 10 – 11.
Two sessions of qualifying for the seventh of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will take [...]

Andretti Cars On Front Row In Brazil
Saturday, May 4, 2013 – 17:41 | Comments Off
Andretti Cars On Front Row In Brazil

Ryan Hunter-Reay earned his second pole of 2013 by setting a track-record lap of 1 minute, 20.4312 seconds in the Firestone Fast Six for the fourth Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle.
“I gave it everything I had and it’s great to get the DHL Chevrolet up front again and on pole,” said Hunter-Reay, [...]

Kurt Busch To Test Indy Car
Friday, May 3, 2013 – 17:32 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch To Test Indy Car

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Kurt Busch will test a Chevrolet-powered Andretti Autosport Indy car Thursday morning, May 9, just two days before IMS officially opens for practice for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Andretti Autosport team owner and IMS legend Michael Andretti will be on hand to provide driver coaching and assist in getting Busch up to speed [...]

Hamlin Cleared To Drive
Thursday, May 2, 2013 – 19:40 | Comments Off
Hamlin Cleared To Drive

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin has received medical clearance to return to on-track activity beginning with this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway in the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota.
Hamlin was injured during an accident at Auto Club Speedway and has missed the past four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races while recovering.
Exact [...]

Panel Nixes Penske Appeal
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 – 16:27 | Comments Off
Panel Nixes Penske Appeal

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The National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel on Wednesday upheld all penalties which NASCAR levied against Penske Racing.
The Panel heard almost six hours of testimony at the NASCAR R&D Center in Concord, N.C.
Penske said plans to appeal today’s decision to John Middlebrook, the National Stock Car Racing Chief Appellate Officer.
The penalties concern Sections 12-1: Actions [...]

Vandergriff, Pedregon Cruise In Baytown
Sunday, Apr 28, 2013 – 18:28 | Comments Off
Vandergriff, Pedregon Cruise In Baytown

Cruz Pedregon became the first two-time winner in the Funny Car category in 2013 by racing to the victory Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.
Bob Vandergriff Jr. (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag [...]