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RPM’s Almirola Has New Crew Chief
Monday, Apr 30, 2012 – 9:28 | Comments Off
RPM’s Almirola Has New Crew Chief

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Richard Petty Motorsports announced Monday that it changing crew chiefs on the No. 43 car. Mike Ford will replace Greg Erwin as the crew chief for driver Aric Almirola.
Ford led Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team to six straight post-season appearances in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Ford will join the team immediately [...]

Lucas And Neff Lead NHRA Baytown Victory Parade
Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 – 17:15 | Comments Off
Lucas And Neff Lead NHRA Baytown Victory Parade

Neff powered his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang past Ron Capps’ NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T in the final round of eliminations. Neff’s 4.239 second pass at 301.67 mph was too much for Capps, who hazed the tires in the Texas heat and clocked a 4.476 second pass at 211.79 mph.
“This whole race was one [...]

Power Surges To Win In Brazil
Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 – 12:46 | Comments Off
Power Surges To Win In Brazil

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The Will Power Show headed on down to Brazil for the weekend and it was a good down there as it has been up here: Power got the pole and the IZOD IndyCar Series victory.
The victory in the streets of Sao Paulo was the third straight for the Team Penske driver.
The victory was the fourth [...]

Lucas Notches Another Top Fuel Top Spot
Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 – 17:57 | Comments Off
Lucas Notches Another Top Fuel Top Spot

Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas raced to his fourth No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the 25th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. [...]

Vickers To Join Waltrip Team At Le Mans, Spa
Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 – 17:30 | Comments Off
Vickers To Join Waltrip Team At Le Mans, Spa

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AF Waltrip Racing announced today its driver line up for the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16 as well as the six-hour FIA World Endurance Championship race at Spa Francorchamps in Belgium on May 5.
Michael Waltrip Racing owner Rob Kauffman and NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will join Rui Aguas [...]

Power Wins Another Pole
Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 – 17:04 | Comments Off
Power Wins Another Pole

Will Power gave Team Penske its fourth consecutive pole of the season Saturday when he was fastest in qualifying for the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle in Brazil.
Power set an event qualifying record in the process.
Power posted a lap of 1 minute, 21.4045 seconds with about 3 minutes left in the Firestone [...]

INDYCAR Slams Panther Boss
Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 – 9:25 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Slams Panther Boss

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INDYCAR has fined and placed Panther Racing CEO and managing partner John Barnes on probation through Dec. 31 for posting a comment using improper or disparaging language in reference to INDYCAR on his Twitter account. The amount of the fine is $25,000.
Pursuant to Rule 9.3.1.8 of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series rulebook: Using improper, profane [...]

Pedregon Cruises To Provisional NHRA Pole In Baytown
Friday, Apr 27, 2012 – 20:53 | Comments Off
Pedregon Cruises To Provisional NHRA Pole In Baytown

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Two-time NHRA Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Royal Purple Raceway.
Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the NHRA Full [...]

Kurt Busch Gets Kyle Busch His First NNS Victory
Friday, Apr 27, 2012 – 20:38 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch Gets Kyle Busch His First NNS Victory

Kurt Busch banged doors with Denny Hamlin for the lead over the final lap and slid across the finish line first by inches to win the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway Friday night.
Busch’s victory was his first of the season and the first ever for a Kyle [...]

Martin Claims Sprint Cup Pole At Richmond
Friday, Apr 27, 2012 – 17:41 | Comments Off
Martin Claims Sprint Cup Pole At Richmond

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Mark Martin will start from the pole in Saturday night’s Capital City 400 Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway after laying down the fastest lap during Friday’s qualifying session.
The pole is the second of the season for the Michael Waltrip Racing driver as he also qualified No. 1 for the race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Martin’s [...]