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Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals For Sixth Time
Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 – 7:47 | Comments Off on Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals For Sixth Time
Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals For Sixth Time

Donny Schatz recorded his sixth Knoxville Nationals victory in the last seven years after outlasting local favorite Brian Brown by 0.117 seconds Saturday night at historic Knoxville Raceway in Iowa.
“There’s something about this place when we come here for the Nationals, it’s game on,” Schatz said. “It takes everything to be right. When you get […]

Starworks Sweeps At Watkins Glen
Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 – 21:31 | Comments Off on Starworks Sweeps At Watkins Glen
Starworks Sweeps At Watkins Glen

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Starworks Motorsport’s Ryan Dalziel and Lucas Luhr led a 1-2 sweep for the team at Watkins Glen International on Saturday, giving the team its second straight GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series victory.
After building a comfortable lead, Dalziel pulled away from teammate Sebastien Bourdais on the race’s final restart with four laps remaining to finish 0.817 […]

Edwards Gets First NNS Win In First Start of Year
Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Edwards Gets First NNS Win In First Start of Year
Edwards Gets First NNS Win In First Start of Year

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Carl Edwards passed Brad Keselowski after a restart with 10 laps left in Saturday’s Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International, held the lead on a restart with two laps to and went on to win his first NASCAR Nationwide Series start of the season.
“This win means a lot,” Edwards said. “That was a lot of […]

Montoya Wins Second Pole In Row
Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 – 13:28 | Comments Off on Montoya Wins Second Pole In Row
Montoya Wins Second Pole In Row

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Juan Pablo Montoya made it two in a row Saturday, as he won the Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen International, the 2.45-mile road course in New York.
Montoya, who collected the pole last weekend at Pocono, won the pole for Sunday’s Finger Lakes 355 at the Glen in a track-record 69.438 seconds (127.020 mph).
Montoya edged […]

Taylor Earns Pole At The Glen
Friday, Aug 10, 2012 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Taylor Earns Pole At The Glen
Taylor Earns Pole At The Glen

Ricky Taylor put the No. 10 SunTrust Corvette DP on the pole for Saturday’s GRAND-AM Series race at Watkins Glen on Friday.
Taylor claimed the pole position with a best lap of 133.557 mph (1:06.039) around the 2.45-mile Watkins Glen short course.
It was his first pole since the race at New Jersey Motorsports Park in May, […]

Penske To Use Roush Yates Ford Engines In 2013
Monday, Aug 6, 2012 – 16:04 | Comments Off on Penske To Use Roush Yates Ford Engines In 2013
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 on Pocono Reports On Spectator Death
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 on Courtney Force Gets First Victory
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 on Dixon Rules Mid-Ohio
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 […]