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Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2011 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono
Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono

Jeff Gordon took a big step toward securing at least a wild card berth in the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship when he won the 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the second of the season for the four-time champion, who started the day 13th in points. He […]

Surviving Audi Wins Le Mans
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2011 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Surviving Audi Wins Le Mans
Surviving Audi Wins Le Mans

Audi’s long, scary weekend at Le Mans ended in joy Sunday when the R18 TDI of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and  Marcel Fassler won the 2011 edition of the 24-hour race which is  the most prestigious in sports car racing.
The victory was particularly sweet after the factory-backed Audi team lost its two other cars in horrific […]

Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2011 – 12:20 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono
Kurt Busch On Pole At Pocono

On Friday, Kurt Busch’s Sprint Cup car was a wad of metal. Saturday, it was on the pole for Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Speedway.
It was the Penske Racing driver’s second straight pole as he captured the one at Kansas Speedway last weekend.
Busch’s lap was at 171.579 mph. It gave him the 14th pole […]

Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory
Friday, 10 Jun, 2011 – 22:45 | Comments Off on Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory
Hornaday Trucks To Controversial Texas Victory

Johnny Sauter was black flagged after he made an illegal move on a green/white/checker restart and that handed victory in the WinStar World Casino 400k Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night to Ron Hornaday Jr.
The victory was the first of the season for Hornaday. It was his 48th in the […]

Tags Is It Again In Qualifying
Friday, 10 Jun, 2011 – 19:43 | One Comment
Tags Is It Again In Qualifying

Fort Worth, Texas – Alex Tagliani celebrated his second consecutive IZOD IndyCar Series pole Friday afternoon with a shout-out to his team, and a not-so-subtle message aimed squarely at one of his rivals.
“Being on the pole on an oval is great,” said Tagliani, who bagged P1 for Saturday night’s inaugural Firestone Twin 275s with a […]

Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono
Friday, 10 Jun, 2011 – 9:22 | Comments Off on Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono
Childress Gives Statement; Busch Answers Questions At Pocono

NASCAR team owner Richard Childress met with the media at Pocono Speedway to talk about his run-in with driver Kyle Busch last week at Kansas Speedway.
He took no questions. He only issued a verbal statement.
Busch also met with the media and he did answer questions.
The following is a transcript from Childress:
“Here’s the deal, I’m going […]

Sauter Is Sitting On Top Of The Camping World
Thursday, 9 Jun, 2011 – 10:17 | One Comment
Sauter Is Sitting On Top Of The Camping World

Kansas City, Kan. – It was a confused and uncertain Johnny Sauter who stood toeing the asphalt in the Kansas Speedway garages in April of 2010. He was confused and uncertain about his future as a NASCAR driver.
So unhappy was he that he was thinking exit strategies. Perhaps go back to Wisconsin and become a […]

Big Texas Field Set For IndyCar Double-Header
Tuesday, 7 Jun, 2011 – 10:46 | Comments Off on Big Texas Field Set For IndyCar Double-Header
Big Texas Field Set For IndyCar Double-Header

Fort Worth, Texas – A track-record 30 entries will compete in the Firestone Twin 275s at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, eclipsing the previous high car-count of 28.
The last time an IZOD IndyCar Series race outside the Indianapolis 500 featured more than 30 cars occurred during the season-finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. […]

Transcript: Mike Helton On Altercation At Kansas Speedway
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2011 – 11:37 | 3 Comments
Transcript: Mike Helton On Altercation At Kansas Speedway

Kansas City, Kan. – NASCAR president Mike Helton met the press in the Kansas Speedway media center on Sunday morning. The subject was the altercation which occurred between driver Kyle Busch and team-owner Richard Childress following Saturday’s Nationwide Series race.
The following is the compete transcript of Helton’s press conference:
MIKE HELTON: Good morning. Let […]

NASCAR Clears Busch In Brawl With Childress
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2011 – 9:31 | Comments Off on NASCAR Clears Busch In Brawl With Childress
NASCAR Clears Busch In Brawl With Childress

Kansas City, Kan. – Any penalties handed out by NASCAR as a result of Saturday afternoon’s physical confrontation at Kansas Speedway will be to team-owner Richard Childress. Kyle Busch apparently will not be sanctioned for his part in the confrontation.
That was what NASCAR president Mike Helton told the media during a brief press conference on […]