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Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High
Saturday, 22 Jul, 2017 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High
Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High

Courtney Force set both ends of the Funny Car track record Friday as John Force Racing posted a 1-2-3 sweep during the opening day of qualifications for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders […]

Crafton Digs Out A Win On Dirt
Thursday, 20 Jul, 2017 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Crafton Digs Out A Win On Dirt
Crafton Digs Out A Win On Dirt

Matt Crafton won Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
Over the last forty laps of the race, Crafton worked his way from the bottom of the top-10 and took advantage of a Lap 127 caution to challenge a dominant Stewart Friesen for his first win since Charlotte […]

Newgarden Gets Toronto Win
Sunday, 16 Jul, 2017 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Newgarden Gets Toronto Win
Newgarden Gets Toronto Win

Josef Newgarden, the newest member of the four-car Team Penske hoard, won Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto IndyCar Series race in Toronto, Canada.
Newgarden, who led the most laps in the event at the 1.786-mile street circuit, finished 1.9 seconds ahead of runner-up Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport.
“I thought we had a very fast car, we got […]

Truex Handed Pole In Loudon After Larson Is Stripped Of Pole
Saturday, 15 Jul, 2017 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Truex Handed Pole In Loudon After Larson Is Stripped Of Pole
Truex Handed Pole In Loudon After Larson Is Stripped Of Pole

Martin Truex Jr. was awarded the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race after Kyle Larson’s car failed post-qualifying inspection at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
Larson’s speed of 133.324 mph was thrown out after NASCAR officials discovered an unapproved rear deck fin on his Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet. That elevated Truex’s Furniture […]

Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi
Tuesday, 11 Jul, 2017 – 9:20 | Comments Off on Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi
Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi

IMSA confirmed on Tuesday that Honda’s Acura marque will field a pair of ARX-05 cars in the Daytona Prototype International class of the WeatherTech Championship sports car series beginning next season.
The series also confirmed that the Acura DPi cars will be fielded in association with Team Penske.
Penske Acuras will join Cadillac, Mazda and Nissan in the […]

Torrence Rolls On At Route 66
Monday, 10 Jul, 2017 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Torrence Rolls On At Route 66
Torrence Rolls On At Route 66

Texan Steve Torrence took another step toward securing the No. 1 slot for the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoffs Sunday when he defeated Antron Brown in the Top Fuel final of the NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Winning for the fifth time in the last eight national events in his Richard Hogan-tuned Capco […]

Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole
Sunday, 9 Jul, 2017 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole
Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole

Team Penske’s Will Power doesn’t usually need the added advantage of being last in the qualifying order _ when track conditions typically are best _ or the benefit of seeing how his teammates have fared to secure a Verizon IndyCar Series pole.
Armed with the bonus of drawing the last spot in Saturday’s qualifying session for the […]

Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs
Friday, 7 Jul, 2017 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs
Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs

Matt Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Cup champion, said Friday that he not be back as a driver for Joe Gibbs Racing next year and does not know where he will land.
Kenseth made his announcement during a press conference at Kentucky Speedway, site of this weekend’s Cup race.
“As of today I do not have a job […]

Byron Wins Xfinity Marathon
Saturday, 1 Jul, 2017 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Byron Wins Xfinity Marathon
Byron Wins Xfinity Marathon

William Byron won his second NASCAR Xfinity Series event in seven days, taking the checkered flag in overtime in Saturday’s weather-delayed Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Byron took the lead from Joey Logano on Lap 98 of a scheduled 100, when off-center contact from Byron’s front bumper sent Logano’s No. 22 Ford plowing through […]

Rain Halts Xfinity Race
Saturday, 1 Jul, 2017 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Rain Halts Xfinity Race
Rain Halts Xfinity Race

Eight laps into Friday night’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, rain slowed the proceedings, forcing a caution with Blake Koch in the lead.
With the rain intensifying, NASCAR red-flagged the event after Lap 11 and brought the cars to pit road. After a wait of more than an hour, the […]