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Stewart Wins First 2012 Pole
Friday, Aug 31, 2012 – 20:09 | Comments Off
Stewart Wins First 2012 Pole

Tony Stewart won the pole for Sunday’s Advocare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday.
Covering the 1.54-mile distance in 29.787 seconds (186.121 mph), Stewart won his first Coors Light pole award of the season, his first at Atlanta and the 14th of his career. The 45th of 47 drivers to [...]

Power, Course Woes Are Big News In Baltimore
Friday, Aug 31, 2012 – 17:32 | Comments Off
Power, Course Woes Are Big News In Baltimore

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Defending race winner and IZOD IndyCar Series championship points leader Will Power led shortened opening day of practice for the Grand Prix of Baltimore.
Power turned a lap of 1 minute, 21.4572 seconds in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car during a 30-minute practice after course issues shortened morning practice and forced series officials to [...]

Briscoe Uncorks IndyCar Victory In Wine Country
Sunday, Aug 26, 2012 – 23:38 | Comments Off
Briscoe Uncorks IndyCar Victory In Wine Country

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Ryan Briscoe, who started next to teammate and pole sitter Will Power, held off Power on a pair of late restarts and won the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma by 0.4408 of a second for his first victory since Texas in 2010.
Briscoe became the seventh different winner in 13 IndyCar Series races this season.

“We [...]

Power On Sonoma Pole
Saturday, Aug 25, 2012 – 20:23 | Comments Off
Power On Sonoma Pole

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Will Power won the pole for the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma for the third consecutive year Saturday.
Power, who has won the past two races at Sonoma from the pole, set an IZOD IndyCar Series qualifying record for the 2.385-mile, 12-turn layout with a lap of 1 minute, 17.2709 seconds in the Firestone Fast [...]

Rain Puts Mears On Sprint Cup Pole At Bristol
Friday, Aug 24, 2012 – 18:18 | Comments Off
Rain Puts Mears On Sprint Cup Pole At Bristol

Because rain washed out Sprint Cup qualifying Friday, Casey Mears will start from the top spot for Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
A slow-moving thunderstorm washed out qualifying and forced NASCAR to start the race, as the rule book dictates, based on speeds from the first practice session.
Mears topped the speed chart [...]

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 [...]