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Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole
Saturday, 24 Jun, 2017 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole
Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole

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Kyle Larson edged teammate Jamie McMurray in NASCAR Cup qualifying at the Sonoma road course on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday’s race.
The time difference between the Chip Ganassi Racing drivers was .091 seconds.
“The whole lap actually felt pretty bad,” said Larson, who won his third pole of the season, his first at Sonoma and […]

Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake
Saturday, 24 Jun, 2017 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake
Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake

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Team Penske flexed its collective muscle during Friday’s practice for the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America, locking down the top four positions on the combined time sheet after a pair of 45-minute sessions.
Josef Newgarden led the Penske parade in Elkhart Lake, Wis., setting fast lap in the No. 2 DeVilbiss Team Penske Chevrolet at […]

Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
Sunday, 18 Jun, 2017 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan

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Kyle Larson survived a rash of late-race restarts and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.0-mile Michigan International Speedway oval.
The victory was the Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s second of the year and the third of his career. It allowed him to move to the series points lead – five ahead […]

Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win
Saturday, 17 Jun, 2017 – 12:41 | Comments Off on Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win
Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fifty years after he bid adieu to Le Mans behind a pair of sunglasses and a cocksure grin, A.J. Foyt Jr. has returned to the Circuit de la Sarthe to celebrate arguably the single greatest moment in Ford Motor Company’s storied racing history.
The pairing of “Super Tex” and Californian Dan […]

Blaney, Wood Brothers Triangulate In On Victory
Sunday, 11 Jun, 2017 – 18:01 | One Comment
Blaney, Wood Brothers Triangulate In On Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Ryan Blaney, driving the historic No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford, took the lead from former champion Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go, held off another Cup champion in Kevin Harvick over the final eight laps and went on to win Sunday’s  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at […]

Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
Sunday, 11 Jun, 2017 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Pack racing returned to the Verizon IndyCar Series Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, where Will Power survived a massive battle of attrition to win the 21st annual Rainguard Water Sealers 600.
Power, of Team Penske, won under caution following the night’s ninth yellow flag on Lap 244 of […]

Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Saturday, 10 Jun, 2017 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ James Hinchcliffe’s ever-expanding Verizon IndyCar Series fan base easily can be measured by a variety of social media metrics.
As self-proclaimed mayor of the fictional internet city of “Hinchtown,” James is well-versed in the power-and-profile of twitter, Facebook and instagram. But the 30-year-old native of Toronto, Canada, […]

Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
Friday, 9 Jun, 2017 – 19:54 | Comments Off on Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Charlie Kimball checked another box off his Verizon IndyCar Series to-do list Friday afternoon when he qualified on-pole for the race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kimball secured his first series pole by touring TMS’ repaved and re-profiled 1.5-mile oval with a record two-lap average of 222.556 mph, knocking Chip […]

Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
Thursday, 8 Jun, 2017 – 21:35 | Comments Off on Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Former Formula One regular Esteban Gutierrez’s lack of oval-track experience _ he has none _ has paved the way for Tristan Vautier to compete in Saturday night’s Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Gutierrez was black-flagged, in a good way, by INDYCAR officials who cited […]

Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS
Thursday, 8 Jun, 2017 – 20:38 | Comments Off on Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS
Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Teenager John Hunter Nemechek has the perfect attitude to deal with a promising NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season that has morphed into a slump.
“I still have fun, no matter if it’s a bad day or a good day,” said Nemechek, who will look to snap […]