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Finals Set In Brainerd
Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 – 20:40 | Comments Off
Finals Set In Brainerd

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Tony Schumacher raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel competition Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Pace Of Paving Picks Up At COTA
Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 – 18:05 | Comments Off
Pace Of Paving Picks Up At COTA

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An intensive paving process required to prepare Circuit of The America’s road-course and entire facility for the inaugural 2012 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix is under way at the facility in Austin, Texas.
The final paving project involves the 3.4-mile natural terrain course, venue access and service roads and walkways around the property in anticipation [...]

Pruett/Rojas Get Big GRAND-AM Win In Montreal
Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 – 5:39 | Comments Off
Pruett/Rojas Get Big GRAND-AM Win In Montreal

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas pulled away to their second win of the season in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series’ Montreal 200, clinching the Ganassi operation’s 150th win in all forms of major motorsports.
“It was quite an honor getting the 150th win for Ganassi with all that he’s done on the [...]

Tagliani Wins NNS Pole In Montreal
Friday, Aug 17, 2012 – 19:04 | Comments Off
Tagliani Wins NNS Pole In Montreal

Canadian Alex Tagliani logged a pole-winning lap of 1 minute, 40.865 seconds for a 96.687 mph average at qualifying for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneunve in Montreal Friday.
The pole was the first in NASCAR for the driver who usually competes in the IndyCar Series.
Sam Hornish Jr. had to settle for the outside of [...]

Martin Qualifies On Pole At MIS
Friday, Aug 17, 2012 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Martin Qualifies On Pole At MIS

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Mark Martin topped the field in qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Martin lapped the flat 2-mile oval in 36.053 seconds (199.706 mph).
Second fastest was  Carl Edwards (198.626 mph). The pole award Martin’s series-best fourth of the season but his first at Michigan. It was the 55th [...]

Fogarty On Pole In Montreal
Friday, Aug 17, 2012 – 17:22 | Comments Off
Fogarty On Pole In Montreal

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Jon Fogarty put the “Red Dragon”, No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP, on the pole for Saturday’s GRAND-AM Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on Friday.
It is his fourth pole of the season, and the 23rd of his GRAND-AM road racing career.
John Edwards was the fastest qualifier in GT behind the wheel [...]

Tops For Top Fuelers Approved
Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 – 7:55 | Comments Off
Tops For Top Fuelers Approved

NHRA Technical Dept. officials announced today that a cockpit canopy for Top Fuel dragsters has been approved for use starting with this weekend’s NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals in Brainerd, Minn.
The cockpit canopy will be manufactured and distributed by Aerodine Composites Group and will be available for use by all Top Fuel teams. The equipment is [...]

Kyle Busch Motorsports Drops Leffler
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 – 17:18 | Comments Off

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Kyle Busch Motorsports announced today that the team has parted ways with Jason Leffler.
Kurt Busch will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 Shore Lodge Tundra for the VFW 200 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn on Aug. 18 and the driver lineup for the remaining races that Leffler was scheduled to drive this [...]

Ambrose Outslugs Keselowski To Win At The Glen
Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 – 14:52 | Comments Off
Ambrose Outslugs Keselowski To Win At The Glen

Marcos Ambrose passed Brad Keselowski for the lead on the final lap, held Keselowski off through the final two corners and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at an oil-bathed Watkins Glen International road course.
The victory was the second straight for the Richard Petty Motorsport driver at WGI’s 2.45-mile/11-turn circuit and the second [...]

Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals For Sixth Time
Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 – 7:47 | Comments Off
Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals For Sixth Time

Donny Schatz recorded his sixth Knoxville Nationals victory in the last seven years after outlasting local favorite Brian Brown by 0.117 seconds Saturday night at historic Knoxville Raceway in Iowa.
“There’s something about this place when we come here for the Nationals, it’s game on,” Schatz said. “It takes everything to be right. When you get [...]