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Camaro To Run In Nationwide Series
Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 – 10:22 | Comments Off

Chevrolet announced Thursday that cars carrying its Camaro brand will compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013.
“Chevrolet is proud to bring the Camaro to the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013,” said Jim Campbell, vice president, Chevrolet Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “The Camaro Nationwide race car incorporates many of the distinctive styling elements of the [...]

Allmendinger Suspended Indefinitely
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 – 20:15 | Comments Off
Allmendinger Suspended Indefinitely

AJ Allmendinger, driver of the No. 22 car in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.
On Tuesday evening, NASCAR announced that, “Allmendinger was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 19 (NASCAR’s substance abuse policy) of the [...]

Allen Johnson Wins, Takes Points Lead In Colorado
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 20:14 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Wins, Takes Points Lead In Colorado

NHRA Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson continued his mastery of Bandimere Speedway Sunday as he raced to his fourth Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals win at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also scored wins in their respective categories.
Johnson driving his Team Mopar Dodge [...]

Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse To Win Nationwide Race In Joliet
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse To Win Nationwide Race In Joliet

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Elliott Sadler rallied late to capture Sunday’s STP 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Sadler, who also won a $100,000 bonus for the victory, won the green-white-checkered extended event by holding off Ricky Stenhouse Jr. over the final laps.
Third-place finisher Justin Allgaier assisted Sadler’s win, as he pushed his fellow Chevrolet driver and then blocked [...]

Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton

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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves held off Takuma Sato by .8367 of a second to win the caution-free IZOD IndyCar Series’ Edmonton Indy on the 13-turn, 2.224-mile temporary airport circuit on Sunday afternoon.
Will Power, who started 17th because of a 10-grid spot penalty for an unapproved engine change, charged to third and Graham Rahal tied his [...]

Buescher’s Two Carb Diet A Winner In Joliet
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 7:18 | Comments Off
Buescher’s Two Carb Diet A Winner In Joliet

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Not even having to change carburetors during a pit stop could keep James Buescher from winning Saturday night’s American Ethanol 225 Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Buescher, who had to make up two laps lost during the carb-change stop, won for the third time of the season.
“We had issues early on where we [...]

Allen Johnson Wins Pole In Record Fashion
Saturday, Jul 21, 2012 – 20:26 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Wins Pole In Record Fashion

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Allen Johnson set a Pro Stock track record run in the final qualifying session to take his seventh No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at scenic Bandimere Speedway.
Spencer Massey, Jack Beckman and Hector Arana Jr. also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at [...]

Graf Earns ALMS Pole At Mosport
Saturday, Jul 21, 2012 – 18:13 | Comments Off
Graf Earns ALMS Pole At Mosport

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Klaus Graf won his third straight pole position at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a lap of 1:06.486 (133.147 mph) around the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit.
Graf, celebrating his 43rd birthday Saturday, and teammate Lucas Luhr are going for a fourth straight victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. They lead the P1 [...]

Sprint Cup’s Jimmie Johnson Wins Second-Quarter DOTY
Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 – 8:37 | Comments Off
Sprint Cup’s Jimmie Johnson Wins Second-Quarter DOTY

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Jimmie Johnson on Wednesday was named the Driver of  The Year Award winner for the second quarter of 2012 racing season.
The award, which was voted upon by an elite panel of 18 broadcasters and journalists, covered racing in American-based series during the period running from April 22nd to July 1st.
Johnson, the five-time Sprint Cup Series [...]

Carl Edwards Gets New Crew Chief
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 – 7:41 | Comments Off
Carl Edwards Gets New Crew Chief

Officials at Roush Fenway Racing announced Tuesday that Chad Norris has replaced Bob Osborne as crew chief of the No. 99 car, which is driven by Carl Edwards.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Carl Edwards for the past nine years and, during that time, my focus has been building a championship-caliber program,” Osborne [...]