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Hunter-Reay Gets The IndyCar Victory In Milwaukee
Saturday, 16 Jun, 2012 – 15:58 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Gets The IndyCar Victory In Milwaukee
Hunter-Reay Gets The IndyCar Victory In Milwaukee

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Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport took control late in the race and went on to win the Milwaukee IndyFest IZOD IndyCar Series race at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday afternoon.
It was Hunter-Reay’s  his first victory since he won the race at New Hampshire last year. It came by over five seconds over Tony Kanaan of KV […]

Vickers Eager To Take A Ride In The Country
Friday, 15 Jun, 2012 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Vickers Eager To Take A Ride In The Country
Vickers Eager To Take A Ride In The Country

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brian Vickers had a, well, memorable road racing career when he was a Sprint Cup regular. Some of those memories were good, like when he won the pole in Sonoma in 2009. Some, not so good, like at Sonoma last year when he intentionally punted Tony Stewart in a move […]

Logano Bumps Way To Victory At Pocono
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2012 – 15:31 | Comments Off on Logano Bumps Way To Victory At Pocono
Logano Bumps Way To Victory At Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Pole-sitter Joey Logano took the lead with just under four laps to go and went on to win the Pocono 400 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the first of the year and the second of the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s career. It came in […]

Race Day: They’ve Taken The Pokey Out Of Pocono
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2012 – 9:07 | Comments Off on Race Day: They’ve Taken The Pokey Out Of Pocono
Race Day: They’ve Taken The Pokey Out Of Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Today’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway should get fans and competitors back to their homes and routines a lot quick than in years past. Like, for the first time in memory, while they’re still young.
Because not only are this year’s Cup stops at Pocono being mercifully trimmed back […]

Logano Captures Pole For Pocono Cup Race
Saturday, 9 Jun, 2012 – 12:15 | Comments Off on Logano Captures Pole For Pocono Cup Race
Logano Captures Pole For Pocono Cup Race

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Joey Logano won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s Pocono 400 Sprint Cup Race at Pocono Raceway and smashed the track record in the process.
Logano’s fast lap was at 179.598 mph in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and it blew away the old mark of 172.553 posted by Kasey Kahne in 2004.
In all, 36 drivers surpassed […]

Kurt Busch, Profanity Remain Hot Topics In Texas
Thursday, 7 Jun, 2012 – 17:05 | 5 Comments
Kurt Busch, Profanity Remain Hot Topics In Texas

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The last time Ron Hornaday Jr. visited Texas Motor Speedway the veteran driver was thrust into the national spotlight after he was intentionally wrecked by Kyle Busch under caution during a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event.
Busch was subsequently parked by NASCAR for the remainder of […]

Toyota Hybrid Has Speed, Will Travel 24 Hours?
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2012 – 13:00 | Comments Off on Toyota Hybrid Has Speed, Will Travel 24 Hours?
Toyota Hybrid Has Speed, Will Travel 24 Hours?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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LE MANS, France – There was thunder as the new Toyota TS 030 Hybrid broke cover at Le Mans for the first time. In place of traditional Toyota red seen previously, the Japanese company’s LMP1 class hybrid carried a blue paint scheme for its first “Vingt-Quatres Heures du Mans.”
The new panels, […]

Motown Is A Smash Hit With IndyCar Drivers
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2012 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Motown Is A Smash Hit With IndyCar Drivers
Motown Is A Smash Hit With IndyCar Drivers

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Street-course ace Will Power topped the combined practice time/speed chart Friday for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, where the Raceway at Belle Isle Park left at least one IZOD IndyCar Series driver breathless.
“I have no more air left in my lungs. That is good fun,” Simon Pagenaud said […]

Driver Want-To Is The Hot Topic At Dover
Friday, 1 Jun, 2012 – 16:02 | One Comment
Driver Want-To Is The Hot Topic At Dover

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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DOVER, Del. – If NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers were required to carry collision insurance when they strap into their cars each weekend, insurers would be clamoring for their business as the series rolls into Dover International Speedway for Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks.
The year-long trend of few cautions and […]

Torrence Shows Small Can Be Successful In NHRA
Thursday, 31 May, 2012 – 10:03 | Comments Off on Torrence Shows Small Can Be Successful In NHRA
Torrence Shows Small Can Be Successful In NHRA

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It was a calm Steve Torrence who settled into a padded-metal chair, leaned back and propped his feet up on another chair in the lounge of his Top Fuel car hauler at Heartland Park Topeka a couple weeks ago. Really calm. Eerily calm.
Certainly, ironically calm considering what he is doing […]