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Smoke And The Water: Stewart Wins In Fontana
Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 – 16:24 | Comments Off
Smoke And The Water: Stewart Wins In Fontana

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Defending series champion Tony Stewart, with an assist from a rain storm in normally sunny Southern California, got the victory in the Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the second of the year for owner/driver Stewart, coming just two week after he won at Las Vegas [...]

Castroneves Starts 2012 Win A Victory In St. Pete
Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 – 14:06 | Comments Off
Castroneves Starts 2012 Win A Victory In St. Pete

Helio Castroneves passed Scott Dixon for the race lead with 26 laps to go and went on to win the IndyCar Series’ season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the 36-year-old Team Penske driver’s first since he won in Japan in 2010.
With the result, Castroneves, who had qualified fifth fastest, [...]

Logano Wins Nationwide Series Race In Fontana
Saturday, Mar 24, 2012 – 18:58 | Comments Off
Logano Wins Nationwide Series Race In Fontana

Joey Logano took the lead just after a restart with 12 laps to go and went on to win the Royal Purple 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. on Saturday.
The victory was Logano’s second at Auto Club and extended Joe Gibbs Racing’s winning streak at the 2.0-mile oval to eight [...]

Penske’s Will Power Earns IndyCar Pole in St. Petersburg
Saturday, Mar 24, 2012 – 17:13 | Comments Off
Penske’s Will Power Earns IndyCar Pole in St. Petersburg

Team Penske and Chevrolet-powered Dallara DW12s dominated qualifying for the season-opening IndyCar Series race on Saturday afternoon.
Penske’s Will Power won the pole and teammate Ryan Briscoe earned the right to start alongside for the start of Sunday’s Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Power set a circuit-qualifying record of 1 minute, 1.3721 seconds in winning the [...]

Schatz Tops Allard At Mini Gold Cup
Saturday, Mar 24, 2012 – 8:30 | Comments Off

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Donny Schatz, a four-time World of Outlaws champion and the current points leader, and two-time King of California Jonathan Allard started on the front row of Friday’s 35-lap feature during Night 1 of the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway.
Schatz capitalized on a good start and led wire to wire en route to picking [...]

Hamlin Takes Pole Spot At Auto Club Speedway
Friday, Mar 23, 2012 – 21:39 | Comments Off
Hamlin Takes Pole Spot At Auto Club Speedway

Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Hamlin’s fast lap was at 185.403 mph. It gave him his 10th career pole.
Second was Hamlin’s teammate, Kyle Busch, who turned his fast lap at 185.534 mph in his Toyota Camry.
“It was really a [...]

HMS 48 Team’s Penalties Overturned On Appeal
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 – 15:01 | Comments Off
HMS 48 Team’s Penalties Overturned On Appeal

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Chief apellate officer John Middlebrook on Tuesday overturned all penalties issued to the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team except for that of a fine issued to crew chief Chad Knaus.
The original penalties were levied after Johnson’s car failed inspection during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway in February. Inspectors found that the Chevrolet Impala’s C-post did [...]

Keselowski Holds Off Kenseth In Bristol
Sunday, Mar 18, 2012 – 15:13 | Comments Off
Keselowski Holds Off Kenseth In Bristol

Penske Racing’s Brad Keselowski passed Matt Kenseth for the lead with 115 to go, survived a restart with 17 to go and then held on the rest of the way to win the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the fifth of Keselowski’s career and it came by .71 [...]

Audi Back On Top At 60th Running of Sebring
Sunday, Mar 18, 2012 – 6:44 | Comments Off
Audi Back On Top At 60th Running of Sebring

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An Audi R18, driven by Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish, captured the victory in the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on Saturday night.
The three drivers completed 301 laps to win by four laps in the opening round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila [...]

Sadler Wins NNS Race At Bristol
Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 – 14:59 | Comments Off
Sadler Wins NNS Race At Bristol

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Elliott Sadler took the lead by not pitting when a caution came out with 40 laps to go and went on to win Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 200 NASCAR Nationwide Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the second of the season for Sadler and his Richard Childress Racing team as they also won at Phoenix [...]