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Keselowski Wins Talladega With Late-Race Pass
Sunday, May 6, 2012 – 16:12 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins Talladega With Late-Race Pass

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Brad Keselowski survived a large handful of late-race restarts – the final one a green/white/checkered job – and went on to win the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday.
The victory was the sixth of the Penske Racing Dodge driver’s career. It was his second of the season as he won [...]

Hornish Calls Out Danica
Saturday, May 5, 2012 – 18:43 | 4 Comments
Hornish Calls Out Danica

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Sam Hornish Jr. had his chances for a good finish and a functioning Dodge race car slammed into the wall at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon.
The slam came courtesy of Danica Patrick and her JR Motorsports car and it came on the cool-down lap after the Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series race.
After getting out of his car, [...]

Late Pass Gives Logano The Talladega Nationwide Victory
Saturday, May 5, 2012 – 17:39 | Comments Off
Late Pass Gives Logano The Talladega Nationwide Victory

Joey Logano passed Kyle Busch for the lead a couple of hundred yards from the finish line and went on to win the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
The victory came after a second green/white/checkred restart.
Busch finished second in his Kyle Busch Racing Toyota, next to Logano’s Joe Gibbs Racing [...]

Final NHRA Fields Set In Atlanta
Saturday, May 5, 2012 – 16:24 | Comments Off
Final NHRA Fields Set In Atlanta

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Friday’s qualifying leaders – Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) – remained atop their classes after a steamy Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals.
Schumacher will be attempting to win for the first time since 2010 Sunday in the finals [...]

Gordon Busts Year-Long Pole Drought At Talladega
Saturday, May 5, 2012 – 13:27 | Comments Off
Gordon Busts Year-Long Pole Drought At Talladega

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Jeff Gordon won his first Sprint Cup Series pole of the season Saturday. The Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driver won that pole for Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway with a lap at 191.623 mph.
The pole was Gordon’s first since the spring race at Talladega last year. It was the 71st pole of his career.
“This is [...]

Schumacher Fastest At Atlanta
Friday, May 4, 2012 – 20:41 | Comments Off
Schumacher Fastest At Atlanta

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Tony Schumacher raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Schumacher, who earned his last victory 29 races ago [...]

McReynolds Gets First ARCA Win
Friday, May 4, 2012 – 20:00 | Comments Off

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Brandon McReynolds passed Matt Lofton on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway this evening to win the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250, his first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards win in seven career starts.
The win was sweet redemption for the 20-year-old Turner Motorsports driver, who ran out of fuel and lost the lead [...]

Judge To Hear GM Appeal To INDYCAR
Thursday, May 3, 2012 – 15:28 | Comments Off

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INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the IZOD IndyCar Series, has scheduled a hearing for an appeal filed by General Motors (GM) regarding use of a 0.74 A/R compressor cover for the single turbocharger.
INDYCAR approved use of the compressor cover used by Honda on its 2.2-liter V-6 engine on April 18. GM protested INDYCAR’s decision and a [...]

INDY Dinner Tickets On Sale
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 – 14:43 | Comments Off
INDY Dinner Tickets On Sale

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Tickets for the general public are available for the Indianapolis 500 Celebration of Automobiles Awards Dinner on Saturday evening, May 12, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.
A highlight of the evening will be a question-and-answer session among legendary Indianapolis 500 team-owner Roger Penske, Indianapolis 500-winning drivers Rick Mears, Tom Sneva and Bobby Unser and Donald Davidson, [...]

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 [...]