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Penske To Use Roush Yates Ford Engines In 2013
Monday, Aug 6, 2012 – 16:04 | Comments Off
Penske To Use Roush Yates Ford Engines In 2013

Roush Yates Engines announced Monday that it will provide Ford FR9 engines to Penske Racing beginning with the 2013 NASCAR season.
Penske Racing announced earlier this year that it would part company with Dodge and be returning to Ford Racing in 2013 in the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series.
“It’s truly an honor to provide Penske Racing [...]

Pocono Reports On Spectator Death
Monday, Aug 6, 2012 – 13:48 | Comments Off
Pocono Reports On Spectator Death

Early Monday afternoon, Pocono Raceway held a press conference to discus the death Sunday of a spectator at the track.
At the press conference, the following statement was issued:
As reported yesterday, a long time member of our Pocono Raceway family, a spectator has passed away following a lightning strike. According to Monroe County Coroner Robert Allen [...]

Courtney Force Gets First Victory
Sunday, Aug 5, 2012 – 20:08 | Comments Off
Courtney Force Gets First Victory

Female drivers ruled the day at the NHRA Northwest Nationals as Courtney Force won her first Funny Car race and Erica Enders won her second Pro Stock race on Sunday.
Force, the daughter of Funny Car legend John Force, beat Matt Hagan in the final round of eliminations to get her victory . She beat her [...]

Dixon Rules Mid-Ohio
Sunday, Aug 5, 2012 – 16:05 | Comments Off
Dixon Rules Mid-Ohio

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Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sunday afternoon.
It was the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s fourth win in the past six years at the road course and was his 29th victory in the series – it tied Rick Mears for 10th all time.
Dixon, starting fourth, beat race leader and pole sitter Will Power [...]

Rain, Late Wreck Give Gordon First 2012 Victory
Sunday, Aug 5, 2012 – 15:55 | One Comment
Rain, Late Wreck Give Gordon First 2012 Victory

Jeff Gordon, desperate to win a race or two in order to get a wild card berth in the upcoming playoffs, won the rain-shortened Pennsylvania Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the first of the season for Gordon, who started the day in 15th place in the standing and with six [...]

Pro Stocker Johnson To Go For Sweep From Pole
Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 – 20:50 | Comments Off
Pro Stocker Johnson To Go For Sweep From Pole

Pro Stock points leader Allen Johnson secured his sixth straight No. 1 qualifying position at the 25th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Pacific Raceways.
Don Schumacher Racing teammates Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Ron Capps (Funny Car) also led their qualifying fields at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag [...]

Montoya On Cup Pole At Pocono
Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 – 13:53 | Comments Off
Montoya On Cup Pole At Pocono

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Juan Pablo Montoya will lead the field down to the green-flag in Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway. The driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet earned his eighth career pole laying down a lap of 176.043 mph edging the second place qualifier by hundredth of a second.
Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing claimed [...]

Coulter Gets First Truck Series Victory
Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 – 13:45 | Comments Off
Coulter Gets First Truck Series Victory

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Joey Coulter pulled away after a restart with  seven laps to go and went on to win Saturday’s Pocono Mountains 125 at Pocono Raceway.
Coulter’s win was his first in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Coulter beat James Buescher to the finish line by 1.224 seconds.
Buescher charged from third to first moments after a restart on [...]

Power Wins Pole At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 – 13:37 | Comments Off
Power Wins Pole At Mid-Ohio

Will Power recorded the quickest lap time of 1:05.6662 – only three-tenths of a second off the Indy car circuit record set by Dario Franchitti in 1999 and matched by Gil de Ferran in 2000 – on his final lap of the 10-minute session Firestone Fast Six session to win the pole for Honda Indy [...]

Penske Cuts Allmendinger
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 – 10:55 | Comments Off
Penske Cuts Allmendinger

Penske Racing announced Wednesday that AJ Allmendinger has been released as driver of the No. 22 Dodge Charger in the NASCAR Cup Series.
Allmendinger was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR last week for a positive drug test.
“Penske Racing fully supports NASCAR’s substance abuse policy and we are disappointed with AJ’s positive drug test results,” said Roger Penske. [...]