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Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A couple of days ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that the only time that drivers enjoy racing at restrictor plate tracks is when they run up front. Brad Keselowski emerged as Mr. Happy late Saturday night.
Keselowski stayed ahead of the massive wrecks which garaged many of the biggest stars in […]

Hamilton Reigns In Rain In Austrian Qualifying
Saturday, 2 Jul, 2016 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Hamilton Reigns In Rain In Austrian Qualifying
Hamilton Reigns In Rain In Austrian Qualifying

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG will start Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix from pole position after a dramatic wet/dry qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
Hamilton turned a hot lap of 1 minute, 07.922-seconds around the 2.688-mile/4.326-kilometer/nine-turn Red Bull Ring to beat Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg […]

Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Sunday, 26 Jun, 2016 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway

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Tony Stewart, who earlier in the week had voiced his displeasure with NASCAR racing said he could not wait to retire from Sprint Cup racing at the end of the season, won Sunday’s Cup race at the Sonoma Raceway road course.
The victory, Stewart’s first of the year but eighth on a road course, puts the […]

A Joyful Rebirth And Sad Farewell In Wisconsin
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2016 – 15:56 | 2 Comments
A Joyful Rebirth And Sad Farewell In Wisconsin

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There is certainly reason to celebrate this weekend as North America’s top non-stock car racing series returns to the best road circuit not located in France, Germany, Italy or Belgium. But there is also reason to mourn.
A hearty welcome back, Road America but at the same time, so sad to […]

Rahal Tops Gremlins, Charts At Road America
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2016 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Rahal Tops Gremlins, Charts At Road America
Rahal Tops Gremlins, Charts At Road America

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Graham Rahal and his team overcame a bizarre electrical gremlin _ one that indicated his No. 15 Honda did not exist _ during Friday’s opening practice session at Road America to eventually claim P1 following a full day of hot-lapping for the Verizon IndyCar Series event.
Rahal posted the overall fastest […]

Porsche Wins Le Man As Toyota Stalls On Last Lap
Sunday, 19 Jun, 2016 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins Le Man As Toyota Stalls On Last Lap
Porsche Wins Le Man As Toyota Stalls On Last Lap

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The No. 2 Porsche 919 hybrid claimed the overall victory in the 24 of Le Mans Sunday when the race-dominating No. 5 Toyota TS050 suffered engine failure on the final lap of after 383 flawless laps in the race.
With Kazuki Nakajima at the wheel on the final stint and headed for what appeared the sure victory, […]

Dixon Set For ‘European Version of Indy 500’
Saturday, 18 Jun, 2016 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Dixon Set For ‘European Version of Indy 500’
Dixon Set For ‘European Version of Indy 500’

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Open-wheel star Scott Dixon will embellish his world-class racing resume this weekend as a first-time participant in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Less than a month after competing in the 100th edition of the Indianapolis 500, Dixon is part of a four-car team marking the Ford GT’s historic victory at […]

Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan
Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan

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Joey Logano led the most laps and won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Team Penske driver who won six races a year ago and five in 2014. He led 139 of 200 laps.
The victory was the 15th of Logano’s career and it came […]

Wet Track Moves IndyCar Race At Texas To Sunday
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 6:58 | Comments Off on Wet Track Moves IndyCar Race At Texas To Sunday
Wet Track Moves IndyCar Race At Texas To Sunday

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – INDYCAR officials postponed Saturday night’s running of the 20th Firestone 600 after prolonged attempts to dry Texas Motor Speedway proved futile.
The Verizon IndyCar Series race has been rescheduled for 1:15 p.m. (CDT) Sunday. Gates, suites and Victory Lane Club will open at 11 a.m. There will be no […]

Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume
Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Carlos Munoz checked-off another box in his emerging open-wheel career Friday afternoon, earning his first career Verizon IndyCar Series P1 Award for the 20th annual Firestone 600.
Munoz toured TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in a combined 48.2460-seconds at 217.137 mph to finish on-pole for the first time […]