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Penske Cars Sweep Inaugural Indy Nationwide Race
Saturday, Jul 28, 2012 – 17:51 | Comments Off
Penske Cars Sweep Inaugural Indy Nationwide Race

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Roger Penske’s Indianapolis Motor Speedway magic trickled down to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Saturday as his cars finished first and second in the inaugural NNS race at IMS.
Brad Keselowski won the race and Sam Hornish Jr. finished second in Penske Racing Dodges.
The victory by Keselowski gives Penske his first NASCAR victory at the iconic speedway [...]

Hamlin Blisters The Bricks In Qualifying At Indy
Saturday, Jul 28, 2012 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Hamlin Blisters The Bricks In Qualifying At Indy

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Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin won the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 with a qualifying lap in 49.244 seconds (182.763 mph) on Saturday.
Roush Fenway Racing’s Carl Edwards, with new crew chief Chad Norris on the pit bow, qualified second at 181.984 mph.
Third was Joey Logano (181.756 mph), Hamlin’s teammate.
Aric Almirola (181.679 mph) will start fourth, [...]

Kalitta Lights Up Sonoma
Saturday, Jul 28, 2012 – 7:10 | Comments Off
Kalitta Lights Up Sonoma

Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta led a record-setting day of qualifying Friday at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals in Sonoma, Calif.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were first-day qualifying leaders.
Kalitta, a five-time winner at Sonoma, covered the distance with a track record time of 3.785 seconds at [...]

NHRA Approves DSR’s Top Fuel Canopy Concept
Friday, Jul 27, 2012 – 6:52 | Comments Off
NHRA Approves DSR’s Top Fuel Canopy Concept

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The NHRA Technical Department has granted conceptual approval of a prototype cockpit canopy submitted by Aerodine Composites Group (Aerodine), which originally was designed by Don Schumacher Racing (DSR).
The initial prototype component has been reviewed by the NHRA Technical Department and the NHRA Safety Safari presented by AAA. In addition, NHRA contracted Purdue University Center for [...]

Camaro To Run In Nationwide Series
Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 – 10:22 | Comments Off

Chevrolet announced Thursday that cars carrying its Camaro brand will compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013.
“Chevrolet is proud to bring the Camaro to the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013,” said Jim Campbell, vice president, Chevrolet Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “The Camaro Nationwide race car incorporates many of the distinctive styling elements of the [...]

Allmendinger Suspended Indefinitely
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 – 20:15 | Comments Off
Allmendinger Suspended Indefinitely

AJ Allmendinger, driver of the No. 22 car in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.
On Tuesday evening, NASCAR announced that, “Allmendinger was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 19 (NASCAR’s substance abuse policy) of the [...]

Allen Johnson Wins, Takes Points Lead In Colorado
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 20:14 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Wins, Takes Points Lead In Colorado

NHRA Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson continued his mastery of Bandimere Speedway Sunday as he raced to his fourth Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals win at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also scored wins in their respective categories.
Johnson driving his Team Mopar Dodge [...]

Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse To Win Nationwide Race In Joliet
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse To Win Nationwide Race In Joliet

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Elliott Sadler rallied late to capture Sunday’s STP 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Sadler, who also won a $100,000 bonus for the victory, won the green-white-checkered extended event by holding off Ricky Stenhouse Jr. over the final laps.
Third-place finisher Justin Allgaier assisted Sadler’s win, as he pushed his fellow Chevrolet driver and then blocked [...]

Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton

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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves held off Takuma Sato by .8367 of a second to win the caution-free IZOD IndyCar Series’ Edmonton Indy on the 13-turn, 2.224-mile temporary airport circuit on Sunday afternoon.
Will Power, who started 17th because of a 10-grid spot penalty for an unapproved engine change, charged to third and Graham Rahal tied his [...]

Buescher’s Two Carb Diet A Winner In Joliet
Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 – 7:18 | Comments Off
Buescher’s Two Carb Diet A Winner In Joliet

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Not even having to change carburetors during a pit stop could keep James Buescher from winning Saturday night’s American Ethanol 225 Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Buescher, who had to make up two laps lost during the carb-change stop, won for the third time of the season.
“We had issues early on where we [...]