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First Day Of Qualifying For Indy 500 Is Washout
Saturday, 16 May, 2015 – 15:14 | Comments Off on First Day Of Qualifying For Indy 500 Is Washout
First Day Of Qualifying For Indy 500 Is Washout

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Persistent afternoon rain canceled the remainder of Saturday’s scheduled track activity on the first day of qualifications for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, fast-forwarding the process to Sunday.
A revised schedule for Old National Armed Forces Pole Day calls for the 34 entries to make one four-lap/10-mile qualifying attempt each on the 2.5-mile oval […]

Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race
Saturday, 16 May, 2015 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race
Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race

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Three Sprint Cup drivers who have had less than wonderful 2015 seasons earned the right to sport smiles late Friday night as they earned entry into Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Greg Biffle of Roush Fenway Racing and Clint Bowyer of Michael Waltrip Racing drove their way into the All-Star event at […]

Castroneves’ Indy Prep Takes Huge Twist
Thursday, 14 May, 2015 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Castroneves’ Indy Prep Takes Huge Twist
Castroneves’ Indy Prep Takes Huge Twist

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Less than 24 hours after sitting atop the speed chart, Helio Castroneves experienced the proverbial Day from Hell at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as practice continued for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Castroneves, a three-time Indy 500 champion, rode out a spectacular crash in Turn 1 of the 2.5-mile oval […]

Penske, Castroneves Blast Way To Top At Indy
Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 – 10:26 | Comments Off on Penske, Castroneves Blast Way To Top At Indy
Penske, Castroneves Blast Way To Top At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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After basically taking Monday off, Team Penske came out to play at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves posted the fastest overall lap of the Month of May, as well as the best lap without a tow, during […]

Hunter-Reay Top List Of Entrants For Indy 500
Monday, 11 May, 2015 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Top List Of Entrants For Indy 500
Hunter-Reay Top List Of Entrants For Indy 500

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay is among six former winners named to entries filed for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 24.
Thirty-three drivers are listed for the 34 entries released Sunday for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” with Verizon IndyCar Series practice scheduled to open Monday […]

Fuel-Crafty Crafton Win Kansas Truck Race
Saturday, 9 May, 2015 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Fuel-Crafty Crafton Win Kansas Truck Race
Fuel-Crafty Crafton Win Kansas Truck Race

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt Crafton didn’t have the fastest truck in Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway, but he had the best feel for fuel mileage and what his crew chief would call their lucky fuel cell. The result was Crafton’s seventh series career victory.
With truck after truck […]

Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Friday, 8 May, 2015 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So, when is 95 miles per hour scarier than 200 mph? For Clint Bowyer it was when a very, very hard baseball came at him at 95 as he stood in a batter’s box at Kauffman Stadium earlier this week.
Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip […]

Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
Thursday, 7 May, 2015 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The rain was coming down hard and pooling up across the garage area at a rate that was putting Thursday afternoon practices for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kansas Speedway in serious jeopardy.
Might have been a good weekend to stay home […]

Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
Saturday, 2 May, 2015 – 15:29 | Comments Off on Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Old system, new system or a hybrid of the two, Jeff Gordon remains one of the best pole-day drivers in the history of stock car racing.
On Saturday, Gordon greeted the debut of the new hybrid format for qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway with a dominating pole-securing run for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series […]

Gordon’s Indy 500 Dream To Come True – Kind Of
Friday, 1 May, 2015 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Gordon’s Indy 500 Dream To Come True – Kind Of
Gordon’s Indy 500 Dream To Come True – Kind Of

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR accomplishments are documented throughout the Indianapolis Motor Speedway record book, courtesy of his five victories in the Brickyard 400. The Sprint Cup Series superstar who cut his racing teeth as a teen-aged resident of Pittsboro, Ind., will join another elite IMS list later this month as driver […]