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NASCAR Slams Menard Team With Big Penalties
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 – 15:35 | Comments Off
NASCAR Slams Menard Team With Big Penalties

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NASCAR has issued penalties, suspensions and fines to the No. 27 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rules infractions discovered this week during post-race inspection at the NASCAR Research and Development Center following last Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway.
As a result, crew chief Slugger Labbe has been fined $100,000, [...]

Indy Historian To Speak
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 – 6:54 | Comments Off

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Donald Davidson, longtime historian at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will be the featured speaker at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 25.
Davidson is considered the pre-eminent expert on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and United States Auto Club. His appearance to discuss the famed 500-mile race [...]

IndyCar To Return To Texas
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 – 10:03 | Comments Off
IndyCar To Return To Texas

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Texas Motor Speedway officials announced the Fort Worth track’s 2013 season schedule Tuesday and it includes an IndyCar Series event.
Despite speculation about its future at Texas Motor Speedway, the IZOD IndyCar Series will return for its 17th season with the Firestone 550 on Saturday, June 8. The event will be an INDYCAR/NASCAR doubleheader weekend as [...]

Capps Moves To Top At Brainerd
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012 – 19:00 | Comments Off
Capps Moves To Top At Brainerd

Ron Capps moved past Robert Hight into first place in the NHRA Funny Car standings by winning Sunday’s Lucas Oil Nationals in Brainerd, Minn.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the penultimate regular season event in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Capps powered [...]

Biffle Secures Victory, Points Lead In Michigan
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012 – 15:16 | Comments Off
Biffle Secures Victory, Points Lead In Michigan

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Greg Biffle took the race lead with six laps to go when the engine of front-runner Jimmie Johnson let go. Once out front, Biffle easily went on to win the Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the second of the season for the Roush Fenway Racing driver and it moved [...]

Smith, Dyson End Pickett’s Charge
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012 – 7:40 | Comments Off
Smith, Dyson End Pickett’s Charge

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A year after missing out by 0.112 seconds at Road America, Guy Smith delivered victory for Dyson Racing on Saturday in the closest overall finish in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón – 0.083 seconds.
Despite starting next-to-last on the grid, Smith and Chris Dyson won the four-hour Road America [...]

Allgaier Bumps Way To NNS Win In Montreal
Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 – 20:42 | Comments Off
Allgaier Bumps Way To NNS Win In Montreal

Justin Allgaier of Turner Motorsports bumped leader Jacques Villeneuve out of the way on the last lap at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal and went on to capture his first win of the NASAR Nationwide Series season.
The victory came after a second green/white/checkered restart.
Sam Hornish Jr., Villeneuve’s Penske Racing teammate, overcame a serious mid-race wreck [...]

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 [...]