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Flat Spot On: Sweaty Mid-Ohio Slippery When Wet
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2012 – 20:45 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: Sweaty Mid-Ohio Slippery When Wet

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
STREAM CORNERS, Ohio – Top ten tweets from the combined ALMS and IndyCar weekend at Mid-Ohio:
1. The fifth straight victory by the Muscle Milk Pickett Racing over Dyson Racing in the LMP1 class was a tribute to one of the leading motor racing indicators – financial health. (And we’re not referring [...]

Bourdais Wins First-Ever GRAND-AM Race At Indianapolis
Friday, 27 Jul, 2012 – 18:23 | Comments Off
Bourdais Wins First-Ever GRAND-AM Race At Indianapolis

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Sebastien Bourdais won the Rolex GRAND-AM Series’ inaugural race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway infield road course on Friday afternoon.
Bourdais, driving a Ford Riley Prototype for Starworks Motorsports with co-driver Alex Popow, won the race – the Brickyard Grand Peix – under caution.
“That was a pretty sweet achievement,” Bourdais, a four-time Champ Car champion and [...]

Indy Road Course Will Be A Happy Place This Week
Wednesday, 25 Jul, 2012 – 9:22 | One Comment
Indy Road Course Will Be A Happy Place This Week

Despite the importance and despite the history, Formula 1 teams, drivers and foreign fans never fell in love with Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Oh, they all knew about the speedway and what went on there over the decades. And despite their reputations for being aloof and arrogant, they went out of their way to pay homage to [...]

Pickett Team Muscles Way To Victory In Mosport
Monday, 23 Jul, 2012 – 6:32 | Comments Off
Pickett Team Muscles Way To Victory In Mosport

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With Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr driving, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing won for the third straight year at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a victory Sunday in the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
The team won the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport in the No. 6 [...]

Graf Earns ALMS Pole At Mosport
Saturday, 21 Jul, 2012 – 18:13 | Comments Off
Graf Earns ALMS Pole At Mosport

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Klaus Graf won his third straight pole position at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a lap of 1:06.486 (133.147 mph) around the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit.
Graf, celebrating his 43rd birthday Saturday, and teammate Lucas Luhr are going for a fourth straight victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. They lead the P1 [...]

Pastrana Wins New Hampshire Leg Of GRC
Sunday, 15 Jul, 2012 – 9:28 | Comments Off
Pastrana Wins New Hampshire Leg Of GRC

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Travis Pastrana powered his way to the win in Saturday’s Sylvania SilverStar zXe Global Rallycross Championship event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.
Pastrana won his heat handily to start third in the 10-car final and then masterfully wheeled his No. 199 Red Bull Rallycross Dodge Dart around GRC championship point leader Tanner Foust on [...]

Times, ‘Tude Changed For Indy-Bound Montoya
Thursday, 12 Jul, 2012 – 9:03 | Comments Off
Times, ‘Tude Changed For Indy-Bound Montoya

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Juan Pablo Montoya never cracked during May of 2000. Not even close. No matter how many times he was asked, no matter how many different ways he was asked, the young Colombian hot shot with the built-in upper-lip sneer could never be lured into producing a gush about being at [...]

Pickett’s Charge Wins Lime Rock
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 20:19 | Comments Off
Pickett’s Charge Wins Lime Rock

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Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf came from four laps down to win the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix.
It was the second victory at Lime Rock Park for the Muscle Milk team but first with Honda Performance Development’s ARX-03a prototype.
The comeback thwarted Dyson Racing’s efforts for a second straight win on [...]

Records Tumble At Lime Rock
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 6:54 | Comments Off

Guy Smith put Dyson Racing on pole position Friday for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix in an exciting 15-minute session. Smith set a lap of 44.017 (120.553 mph) in Dyson Racing’s Mazda-powered Lola coupe that he drives with Chris Dyson.
All five classes set qualifying records on the 1.5-mile, eight-turn layout. The unquestioned highlight [...]

The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt
Tuesday, 3 Jul, 2012 – 8:40 | One Comment
The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A final look back at a big weekend of racing:
– The stretch drive in the Chase for the Chase began Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway and it produced what I think most would agree is a slam dunk entrant to the playoffs. The first slam dunk entrant.
Brad Keselowski’s victory at [...]