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Worsham Notches Fifth Top Fuel Victory Of Season
Sunday, 10 Jul, 2011 – 19:43 | Comments Off
Worsham Notches Fifth Top Fuel Victory Of Season

Del Worsham defeated David Grubnic to earn his series-high fifth win of the season on Sunday and extend his Top Fuel championship league to 125 points in today’s NHRA Full Throttle Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Also winning at Route 66 Sunday were Mike Neff (Funny Car), Greg […]

Busch Christens Kentucky’s Victory Lane
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2011 – 21:49 | Comments Off
Busch Christens Kentucky’s Victory Lane

Kyle Busch won the inaugural Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory in the Quaker State 400 was his third of the season. He moved into the points lead with the victory.
“This is cool,” he said. “The way we ran tonight was awesome. It was a fun night, it was a tough […]

Power Fast Qualifier In Toronto
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2011 – 14:12 | Comments Off
Power Fast Qualifier In Toronto

The IZOD IndyCar Series returned to road racing this weekend and Team Penske’s Will Power returned to the top of the speed charts.
Power, on Saturday, won the pole for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto race on the 11-turn, 1.755-mile Exhibition Place street course.
Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, has swept the pole in […]

Fuel Injection Takes A Test
Thursday, 7 Jul, 2011 – 18:04 | One Comment
Fuel Injection Takes A Test

NASCAR tested cars with electronic fuel injection systems on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway.
The new system, which soon will replace the carburetors which have been in NASCAR vehicles for decades, was installed on test cars from current teams in the series. All four brands of cars were represented in the test.
What follows is reaction to the […]

Indy Motor Speedway To Host Quadruple-Header in 2012
Wednesday, 6 Jul, 2011 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Indy Motor Speedway To Host Quadruple-Header in 2012

The weekend of next year’s Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup race will be held as part of an Indianapolis Motor Speedway quadruple-header.
On the last weekend of July, the NASCAR Nationwide Series and also the Grand-Am Road Racing will join  Cup Series for four races.
It will be the first time that races will take place on the […]

IndyCar Back To Fontana, But Will Bernard Be Back To IndyCar?
Tuesday, 5 Jul, 2011 – 10:58 | One Comment
IndyCar Back To Fontana, But Will Bernard Be Back To IndyCar?

The INDYCAR Series has announced that it will return to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. in 2012.
But unless this year’s season-ending race is a Nielsen Ratings success, the man who negotiated the open-wheel series’ return to Auto Club may not be around to see the race as Randy Bernard, the chief executive officer of INDYCAR, […]

Ben Spies Helping to Put America Back On MotoGP Map
Monday, 4 Jul, 2011 – 13:44 | 2 Comments
Ben Spies Helping to Put America Back On MotoGP Map

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Texan Ben Spies had less than a week to savor his first career MotoGP victory, shuttling off from the podium at Assen, The Netherlands, to Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello for the Grand Prix of Italy.
Spies finished fourth Sunday on his Yamaha Factory Racing machine in Round 8 of 18 at […]

Logano Emerges With NNS Win
Friday, 1 Jul, 2011 – 20:48 | Comments Off
Logano Emerges With NNS Win

Joey Logano stayed ahead of a last-lap big wreck and was handed the victory in the Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The victory was the first of the season for Logano.
“It just feels good to be on this side of it,” Logano said. “Usually, I’m in second – the […]

Porsche Is Set To Return To LMP1 At Le Mans
Friday, 1 Jul, 2011 – 12:06 | Comments Off
Porsche Is Set To Return To LMP1 At Le Mans

Porsche AG has announced the company’s return to competition in the premier LMP1 category at the Le Mans 24-hour in 2014. It will be the German marque’s first commitment to winning the race over-all at the famed French race since its victory in 1998.
The company’s director of motorsports said Porsche will consider building a hybrid […]

Radio Days; Communication Upgraded For DIS
Thursday, 30 Jun, 2011 – 10:12 | One Comment
Radio Days; Communication Upgraded For DIS

Daytona Beach, Fla. – When NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers began racing in two-car drafts at Daytona in February, the unique form of competition created scenarios and safety issues never before seen.
For the first time in the sport’s history, drivers discovered they needed to talk to fellow competitors who were not their teammates. That was possible […]