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Langdon Is P1 At ZMAX
Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 – 17:29 | Comments Off
Langdon Is P1 At ZMAX

Shawn Langdon earned the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also secured No. 1 qualifying spots in their respective categories at zMAX Dragway for the first of six [...]

Johnson To Start Chase From The Front Of Field
Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 – 15:06 | Comments Off
Johnson To Start Chase From The Front Of Field

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Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson will start the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup from the pole.
The Hendrick Motorsports driver won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s race at Chicagoland Speedway after covering the 1.5-mile distance in 29.530 seconds (182.865 mph) and waited for the rest of the field to try to knock him off the [...]

Wilkerson Stays Hot, Leads Funny Car At ZMAX
Friday, Sep 14, 2012 – 20:13 | Comments Off
Wilkerson Stays Hot, Leads Funny Car At ZMAX

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Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the first of six NHRA playoff events.
Wilkerson led the Funny Car field with [...]

Graf Earns Pole At VIR
Friday, Sep 14, 2012 – 19:52 | Comments Off
Graf Earns Pole At VIR

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Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set a track record en route to pole position for Saturday’s VIR 240 – the first race at the circuit for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
His lap of 1:35.434 (123.352 mph) bested the previous record: a 1:36.3 from a Benetton ex-F1 car in 2004. [...]

Segal/Assentato, Ferrari Win GT Championship
Sunday, Sep 9, 2012 – 19:58 | Comments Off
Segal/Assentato, Ferrari Win GT Championship

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The driving duo of Jeff Segal and Emil Assentato finished second at Leguna Seca on Sunday but won the GRAND-AM Rolex GT championship.
Dane Cameron and Wayne Nonnamaker scoreed a breakthrough GT race victory.
In the Daytona Prototype division, Richard Westbrook and Antonio Garcia won Sunday, getting their third victory of the season.
Segal and Assentato became the first [...]

Tony Schumacher Collects Record Ninth U.S. Nationals Wally
Sunday, Sep 9, 2012 – 18:42 | Comments Off
Tony Schumacher Collects Record Ninth U.S. Nationals Wally

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Tony Schumacher made history in the most prestigious NHRA drag race Sunday when he drove his U.S. Army ROTC dragster to his ninth Top Fuel Dragster title in the U.S. Nationals.
Schumacher defeated Don Schumacher Racing teammate Spencer Massey’s Prestone/FRAM team in the championship round to break a tie with drag racing legend “Big Daddy” Don [...]

Corvettes Sweep Front Row at Laguna Seca
Saturday, Sep 8, 2012 – 17:36 | Comments Off
Corvettes Sweep Front Row at Laguna Seca

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Richard Westbrook, driving the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP with Antonio Garcia, upstaged both pre-pole favorites with a lap of 1:21.042 (99.415 mph) around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s 11-turn, 2.238 mile track and won the pole for Sunday’s Continental Tire Sports Car Festival Powered by Mazda.
Westbrook had been fifth fastest in the previous [...]

Harvick Cruises To NNS Win
Saturday, Sep 8, 2012 – 7:29 | Comments Off
Harvick Cruises To NNS Win

Kevin Harvick ended a 30-race NASCAR Nationwide Series drought Friday night when he won at Richmond International Raceway.
The Richard Childress Racing driver beat Roush Fenway Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to the finish line by 1.944 seconds.
Kurt Busch of Kyle Busch Racing ran third, followed by Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin and Michael Annett.
“It’s been a [...]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins The Pole In Richmond
Friday, Sep 7, 2012 – 18:31 | Comments Off
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins The Pole In Richmond

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. collected his first Richmond International Raceway pole Friday afternoon when he turned a lap at 127.023 mph.
The pole was also the first of the season for Earnhardt, and his first since the 2011 Daytona 500.
“It feels good,” Earnhardt, who will start Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race with a Chase berth locked [...]

JR Motorsports, Eury Sr. Part Ways
Friday, Sep 7, 2012 – 14:28 | Comments Off
JR Motorsports, Eury Sr. Part Ways

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JR Motorsports and competition director Tony Eury Sr., announced today the decision to amicably part ways, effective immediately.
Eury is a winner of 55 NASCAR races in both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series as a crew chief. He has 28 years in the NASCAR industry, the last five of which were served as competition [...]