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Cool Weather Helps Rewrite Record Book In Brainerd
Monday, 24 Aug, 2015 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Cool Weather Helps Rewrite Record Book In Brainerd
Cool Weather Helps Rewrite Record Book In Brainerd

Richie Crampton clocked a career-best elapsed time at Brainerd International Raceway en route to his fourth Top Fuel victory of the season, capping a record-setting Sunday at the 34th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Top Fuel and Funny Car teams took advantage of unseasonably cool and overcast weather conditions at the Minnesota facility to reset all […]

Logano, Team Penske Are Again Stellar At Night
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2015 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Logano, Team Penske Are Again Stellar At Night
Logano, Team Penske Are Again Stellar At Night

BRISTOL, Tenn. – With Joey Logano’s Saturday victory in the Irwin Tools Night Race, Team Penske has now won three of the last five night races at Bristol Motor Speedway to move owner Roger Penske into sole position of second on the tough half-mile track’s all-time win list.
Previously, Penske was tied for second with […]

Rahal: An IndyCar Championship Feels Possible
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2015 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Rahal: An IndyCar Championship Feels Possible
Rahal: An IndyCar Championship Feels Possible

All-American boy Graham Rahal proudly says he is about to enter “two of the biggest races of my career” within nine points of his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Rahal’s breakthrough campaign could take a massive swing Sunday during the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, the season’s penultimate event and final oval-track race of 2015. […]

Kauffman, Bowyer Dish On Demise of Waltrip Racing
Friday, 21 Aug, 2015 – 18:11 | Comments Off on Kauffman, Bowyer Dish On Demise of Waltrip Racing
Kauffman, Bowyer Dish On Demise of Waltrip Racing

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Clint Bowyer admitted Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that neither he nor sponsor Five-Hour Energy saw the demise of Michael Waltrip Racing coming. After all, Bowyer was eight months into a three-year deal.
Bowyer isn’t tipping his hand as to where he’s going, even though the rumors are strong that it’s HScott […]

Montoya’s Cool As Rahal Triangulates In On Lead
Friday, 21 Aug, 2015 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Montoya’s Cool As Rahal Triangulates In On Lead
Montoya’s Cool As Rahal Triangulates In On Lead

Juan Pablo Montoya’s once-formidable Verizon IndyCar Series point-lead over Graham Rahal is running on Sunoco E85R fumes. But in typical Juan Me Worry? fashion, JPM says he’s not sweating the season’s final two races.
Montoya will take a tenuous nine-point advantage (465-456) over Rahal into Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 around the triangular, 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway. JPM’s […]

Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas
Tuesday, 18 Aug, 2015 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas
Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas

Danica Patrick has signed a multiyear extension with Stewart-Haas Racing it was announced by the team on Tuesday.
Also announced was that Nature’s Bakery will replace Go-Daddy as Patrick’s primary sponsor beginning next year. The new sponsor will be on the car for 28 races with Patrick’s current sponsors filling out the remainder of the schedule.
 
“As […]

Regan Smith Bumps His Way to XFINITY Race At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2015 – 17:31 | Comments Off on Regan Smith Bumps His Way to XFINITY Race At Mid-Ohio
Regan Smith Bumps His Way to XFINITY Race At Mid-Ohio

Regan Smith bumped leader Alex Tagliani out of the way on the second to last turn of the final lap and from there went on to win the XFINITY Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday.
The win was the first in 52 races for Smith, who drives the No. 7 Chevrolet of […]

INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16
Friday, 14 Aug, 2015 – 14:15 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16
INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16

INDYCAR solved its latest controversy involving “pack racing” Friday, when the open-wheel sanctioning body announced that Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., would not return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016.
Graham Rahal scored his second career victory on Auto Club’s 2-mile/D-shaped oval on June 27 in an event featuring a record 80-lead changes […]

Johnson Jr. Block’s Beckman’s Sweep Bid, Wins Northwest Nationals
Monday, 10 Aug, 2015 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Block’s Beckman’s Sweep Bid, Wins Northwest Nationals
Johnson Jr. Block’s Beckman’s Sweep Bid, Wins Northwest Nationals

Tommy Johnson Jr. ambushed Jack Beckman’s bid to sweep the three-race Western Swing in Funny Car Sunday with a semifinal victory over his Don Schumacher Racing teammate in the 28th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also took home victories in their respective categories during the NHRA Mello Yello […]

Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2015 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The Dinger is on-pole at Watkins Glen International and intent upon re-living the dream at the end of Sunday’s 30th annual Cheez-It 355.
AJ Allmendinger arguably provided the feel-good story of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season when he won on the historic WGI road-course last summer. The victory not only […]