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Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town
Monday, 3 Apr, 2017 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town
Las Vegas Is Brown’s Town

Nitro aces Tommy Johnson Jr. and Antron Brown collaborated to give Don Schumacher Racing its respective 299th and 300th NHRA victories Sunday, capping an historic ending to the 18th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
In addition to DSR’s performances by Johnson in Funny Car and Brown in Top Fuel, 17-year-old Tanner Gray became the youngest […]

Anderson Wins Challenge; Vegas Field Set
Sunday, 2 Apr, 2017 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Anderson Wins Challenge; Vegas Field Set
Anderson Wins Challenge; Vegas Field Set

Greg Anderson defeated Shane Gray Saturday in the K&N Horsepower Challenge, Pro Stock’s annual bonus race-within-a-race, at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Anderson powered his Summit Racing Equipment Chevy Camaro to a quarter-mile pass in 6.684-seconds at 205.47 mph to better Gray’s 6.699/206.26 effort to claim the $50,000 prize and the opportunity to walk […]

Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole
Friday, 31 Mar, 2017 – 17:19 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole
Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole

Rain washed out qualifying at Martinsville Speedway, putting Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kyle Larson on the pole for Sunday’s STP 500 (2 p.m. ET on FS1) on the basis of owner points.
Larson, who won last weekend’s Monster Energy Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
He finished third at the Martinsville short track a year […]

New Indy Cars Taking Shape
Friday, 31 Mar, 2017 – 7:18 | Comments Off on New Indy Cars Taking Shape
New Indy Cars Taking Shape

Design of the “universal car” scheduled to debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018 is coming into focus.
INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the premier North American open-wheel racing series, has released new images of the universal aerodynamic bodywork kit that will be used by all competitors in 2018. Following this year’s theme of “NEXT,” the […]

Ferrari Draws First F1 Blood; Wins In Australia
Sunday, 26 Mar, 2017 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Ferrari Draws First F1 Blood; Wins In Australia
Ferrari Draws First F1 Blood; Wins In Australia

Sebastian Vettel put an end to the years-long dominance of Mercedes AMG on Sunday when he drove his Ferrari to victory in the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
The victory marked the first time that anything other than a Mercedes had won the season-opening event since 2013.
Lewis Hamilton, who started on the pole […]

Larson Claims Xfinity Win In Fontana
Saturday, 25 Mar, 2017 – 18:59 | Comments Off on Larson Claims Xfinity Win In Fontana
Larson Claims Xfinity Win In Fontana

Kyle Larson’s big West Coast weekend continued Saturday as the Chip Ganassi Racing driver won the Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Larson, who on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup race at Auto Club, edged Joey Logano of Team Penske for the win.
Larson held off Logano after after […]

Earnhardt Pushes For Drastic NASCAR Penalties
Friday, 24 Mar, 2017 – 17:10 | 3 Comments
Earnhardt Pushes For Drastic NASCAR Penalties

And Dale Earnhardt Jr. calls himself a human being. Turns out he’s a heartless, soulless monster.
Harsh words? Absolutely. But consider them against this backdrop: Earnhardt thinks that NASCAR Cup drivers who intentionally wreck others during races should be sentenced to do additional mid-week meetings with media from cities the host series races.
Oh, the humanity.
Those meetings […]

Schumacher Collects A Record Fifth Victory In Gainesville
Monday, 20 Mar, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Schumacher Collects A Record Fifth Victory In Gainesville
Schumacher Collects A Record Fifth Victory In Gainesville

Tony Schumacher name-dropped his way into the Gainesville Raceway record book Sunday as winningest NHRA Top Fuel driver in the history of the famed Florida facility.
Schumacher’s victory over Don Schumacher Racing teammate Antron Brown in the final of the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals was the fifth for “The Sarge,” an eight-time world […]

WTR Caddy Wins Sebring; Sweeps Tour Of Florida
Sunday, 19 Mar, 2017 – 8:54 | Comments Off on WTR Caddy Wins Sebring; Sweeps Tour Of Florida
WTR Caddy Wins Sebring; Sweeps Tour Of Florida

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi V.R moved to 2-0 on the IMSA WeatherTech season on Saturday as it won 65th running of the Twelve Hours of Sebring. Ricky Taylor was at the wheel at the checkered flag.
The victory comes almost two months after WTR collected the win in season-opening Rolex 24 at […]

‘Sarge’ In Command At Gatornationals
Sunday, 19 Mar, 2017 – 8:20 | Comments Off on ‘Sarge’ In Command At Gatornationals
‘Sarge’ In Command At Gatornationals

Eight-time world champion Tony Schumacher is poised to seize another historic moment Sunday after securing his first Top Fuel pole of the 2017 season during qualifications for the 48th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
“The Sarge” drove his U.S. Army dragster to a Gainesville Raceway track-elapsed 1,000-foot elapsed time of 3.682-seconds at 328.22 mph in […]