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Penske Fast At Barber Practice
Friday, Mar 30, 2012 – 18:51 | Comments Off
Penske Fast At Barber Practice

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Following up on a successful season-opening IZOD IndyCar Series weekend in St. Petersburg, Fla., Team Penske led the way as practice began for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on a weather-challenged Friday at Barber Motorsports Park.
After Team Penske topped the charts during the first practice, the afternoon session was cut short when heavy [...]

Corvettes Crowd Front Of Field At Barber
Friday, Mar 30, 2012 – 14:50 | Comments Off
Corvettes Crowd Front Of Field At Barber

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Saturday’s Porsche 250 Grand-Am Series race at Barber Motorsports Park will begin with an all-Corvette front row as the Chevrolets posted the top three laps in qualifying on Friday.
Richard Westbrook won the pole piloting the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP.
Westbrook bested fellow Corvette DP driver Jon Fogarty by seven hundredths of a second [...]

Bristol Motor Speedway Surface To Be Revamped
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 – 16:04 | 2 Comments
Bristol Motor Speedway Surface To Be Revamped

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Bristol Motor Speedway will be undergoing major changes in an attempt to recapture what some fans say was its magic.
After more than a week of studying requested fan input, Bruton Smith, Chairman and CEO of Speedway Motorsports, today announced he has ordered the go-ahead to make changes to the track surface at Bristol Motor Speedway.
“The [...]

Atlanta Offering Ticket Specials
Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 – 19:22 | Comments Off

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Atlanta Motor Speedway is rolling out new ticket specials for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2.
Two frontstretch Lower Petty or Lower Winners grandstand tickets will be offered for $99 while they last for the AdvoCare 500 on Sunday, Sept. 2. Fans will have a view of pit road and [...]

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 [...]