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Chase Elliott on Talladega Pole
Saturday, 30 Apr, 2016 – 13:47 | No Comment
Chase Elliott on Talladega Pole

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Rookie Chase Elliott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
It was the Hendrick Motorsports drivers second pole of the season – the other coming at Daytona for the season-opening 500.
“This is definitely a special place,” Elliott said. “It’s cool to get it done today. This is a […]

Richmond Finish Won’t Pollute Gibbs’ Chemistry
Monday, 25 Apr, 2016 – 9:25 | No Comment
Richmond Finish Won’t Pollute Gibbs’ Chemistry

Race teams, as do most other teams, meet and debrief in the days following the sporting events in which they were involved. This week’s meeting at Joe Gibbs Racing could be a beauty.
On the final lap of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series event at Richmond International Raceway, JGR driver Carl Edwards caught and pushed the race-leading […]

Edwards Bumps Way To Second Straight Win
Sunday, 24 Apr, 2016 – 15:27 | No Comment
Edwards Bumps Way To Second Straight Win

By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
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Carl Edwards bumped teammate Kyle Busch out of the lead on the final lap and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory was the second straight for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He led 151 laps Sunday, a week after winning Bristol.
“Kyle’s an […]

Pagenaud On Barber Pole
Saturday, 23 Apr, 2016 – 17:38 | No Comment
Pagenaud On Barber Pole

Points leader Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
Pagenaud, the winner at Long Beach last weekend, had a fast lap at 01:06.7262 (124.089 mph) at the 2.3-mile road circuit.
“It was awesome,” the Frenchman said. “The car was just incredible, the PPG Car, […]

Rosberg Rolls, Haas Wobbles In Chinese GP
Tuesday, 19 Apr, 2016 – 7:07 | No Comment
Rosberg Rolls, Haas Wobbles In Chinese GP

Haas F1 Team’s two-race point-scoring streak ended with a pair of back-of-the-pack finishes in Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix, on a day when Nico Rosberg provided the perfect reality check for the fledgling American organization.
Rosberg, of Germany, scored his third victory of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship and sixth in a row […]

Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach
Sunday, 17 Apr, 2016 – 17:58 | No Comment
Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach

Simon Pagenaud earned his first IndyCar Series victory in a Team Penske car on Sunday, the fifth of his career, but it didn’t come without controversy.
The French driver captured the victory in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 1.968-mile street circuit by the narrowest margin in the historic event’s history but defending series champion […]

Jones Has Big Xfinity Pay Day At Bristol
Saturday, 16 Apr, 2016 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Jones Has Big Xfinity Pay Day At Bristol
Jones Has Big Xfinity Pay Day At Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Erik Jones out-smarted Kyle Larson Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway, then held off Kyle Busch to snap the strangle-hold the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers have had on the NASCAR Xfinity Series this year. By winning the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, Jones also collected the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus.
“If you had asked […]

Kyle Busch Ponders, Nixes Indy 500 Run
Friday, 15 Apr, 2016 – 19:00 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Ponders, Nixes Indy 500 Run
Kyle Busch Ponders, Nixes Indy 500 Run

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kyle Busch would like to add his name to the Indianapolis 500 roster, but the NASCAR Sprint Cup champion said Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that it wouldn’t occur this year.
Details would need to be worked out, but he said convincing team owner Joe Gibbs to allow him to do it probably […]

Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach
Friday, 15 Apr, 2016 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach
Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach

The only person who will spend more time in Los Angeles-area traffic this weekend than weary Southern California commuters is Ryan Hunter-Reay.
That’s because Hunter-Reay will be driving in both the WeatherTech United SportsCar Championship and IndyCar series portions of the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Yep, the 35-year-old driver is pulling a double on the famed […]

Porsche Set To Begin WEC Defense
Tuesday, 12 Apr, 2016 – 20:35 | Comments Off on Porsche Set To Begin WEC Defense
Porsche Set To Begin WEC Defense

When the World Endurance Championship begins its 2016 racing season this coming weekend at the Silverstone road course in England, it will do so without the No. 17 and No. 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid cars in the field.
That’s because in the wake of winning the prestigious WEC in 2015, Porsche has earned the right to […]