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Pagenaud Proves Super On A Speedway
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2015 – 9:46 | 2 Comments
Pagenaud Proves Super On A Speedway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud officially became an ovalmeister Friday when the Frenchman earned his first Indy car pole on an oval – and first with Team Penske – during qualifications for the MAVTV 500.
Pagenaud, driver of the No. 22 Penske Truck Rental Chevrolet, posted a two-lap average speed of 218.952 mph around […]

Kurt Gives Busch Brothers Soggy Sweep At MIS
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2015 – 18:22 | Comments Off on Kurt Gives Busch Brothers Soggy Sweep At MIS
Kurt Gives Busch Brothers Soggy Sweep At MIS

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kurt Busch fought his way to the front of the field through intermittent rain showers and won Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway when a deluge halted the race after 138 of a scheduled 200 laps.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was second when NASCAR red-flagged the event for […]

Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2015 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan

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Kasey Kahne won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Kahne won the pole in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a lap of 201.992 mph around the 2-mile course in 35.645 seconds.
The pole was Kahne’s first since 2012.
Qualifying second fastest was Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick (201.613 mph) while […]

Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2015 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono
Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing proved that one-car teams can win Sprint Cup Series races. They did that by collecting a popular victory Sunday in the Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway.
The win was the first for Truex since he joined Furniture Row prior to the 2014 season, the […]

Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2015 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS
Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS

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Scott Dixon led 97 of the 248 laps in the No. 9 Energizer EcoAdvanced Chevrolet in earning his second victory of the Verizon IndyCar Series season and his second at Texas Motor Speedway.
The 191.940 mph average speed set a track race record, aided by a lone caution for debris.
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams teammate Tony Kanaan […]

Crafton Edges Suarez In Texas Truck Duel
Saturday, 6 Jun, 2015 – 7:34 | Comments Off on Crafton Edges Suarez In Texas Truck Duel
Crafton Edges Suarez In Texas Truck Duel

By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
Matt Crafton out-dueled Daniel Suarez at Texas Motor Speedway to secure a victory in the 19th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 on Friday night.
Crafton continued his recent domination of NASCAR’s intermediate racetracks, hammering out the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory over an aggressive Suarez. The two-time reigning series champion, Crafton […]

INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
Wednesday, 3 Jun, 2015 – 9:23 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Safety modifications to INDYCAR’s new superspeedway aero kits continued Tuesday, when the sanctioning body announced it will implement the use of closure panels to the rear wheel guards of both Chevrolet and Honda packages beginning this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.
The rival manufacturers each have developed […]

Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Monday, 1 Jun, 2015 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Raceway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt in sharing that […]

Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery
Thursday, 28 May, 2015 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery
Notes: Hinchcliffe Back On Road To Recovery

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe rolled out of IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis Tuesday, eight days after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Hinchcliffe, of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, underwent successful surgery on May 18 for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury […]

Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette
Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 – 7:53 | Comments Off on Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette
Montoya Trades In His Olds Aurora For A Corvette

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya says there is nothing complicated about his approach to winning motor races, whatever he’s driving.
“You got to have a good car and you got to drive the hell out of it,” Montoya said Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the day after scoring his second Indianapolis 500 […]