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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 [...]

NASCAR Reels In Rear Steering
Friday, Sep 7, 2012 – 7:46 | Comments Off
NASCAR Reels In Rear Steering

Turns out Brad Keselowski was pretty much spot on in his analysis of Hendrick Motorsports’ cars. Specifically, that the cars had some hinky stuff going on with their rear ends.
NASCAR on Thursday, basically agreed as officials passed a rule that will limit the ability of teams to set their cars up in a way that [...]

U.S. Nationals Postponed Until Next Weekend
Monday, Sep 3, 2012 – 9:20 | Comments Off
U.S. Nationals Postponed Until Next Weekend

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Persistent rains have forced NHRA officials to postpone the 58th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis to Sept. 8-9.
“The persistent weather has affected the racing surface and we have chosen to make the tough decision to postpone the race until next weekend,” said Graham Light, NHRA senior [...]

Hamlin Labors His Way To A Victory At Atlanta
Monday, Sep 3, 2012 – 6:20 | Comments Off
Hamlin Labors His Way To A Victory At Atlanta

Denny Hamlin out ran Jeff Gordon over the final two laps and earned his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory Sunday night when he won the AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The victory was Hamlin’s series-best fourth of the season and the 21st of his career.
Hamlin, first out of the pits for the green/white/checkered [...]