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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
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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 [...]

Barbosa Holds Off Gurney To Win At The Glen
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2012 – 16:42 | Comments Off
Barbosa Holds Off Gurney To Win At The Glen

Joao Barbosa in an Action Express Racing Corvette DP car passed the GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Corvette driven by Alex Gurney with six and a half minutes to go, held off Gurney during the final two minutes and won the Six Hours of The Glen GRAND-AM Series race at Watkins Glen on Sunday.
The margin of victory was [...]

Pruett, Taylor On Pole At The Glen
Saturday, 30 Jun, 2012 – 17:50 | Comments Off
Pruett, Taylor On Pole At The Glen

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Scott Pruett took his first Daytona Prototype pole position in two years and Jordan Taylor claimed the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen GT pole for the second consecutive year in Saturday’s qualifying sessions at Watkins Glen International.
The race, which is Round 8 of the 13-race 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the second [...]

Yet Another Big Weekend For Peepers
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 10:04 | Comments Off
Yet Another Big Weekend For Peepers

Another big weekend for auto racing. Here are some of the people, places and things that will be cool to scrutinize:
– The traffic situation at Kentucky Speedway on Sunday.
The guess here is that about 100,000 of us will be watching it more carefully than others. Remember the scene last year before, during and after the [...]

Pruett, Rojas Back To Winning Ways
Saturday, 23 Jun, 2012 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Pruett, Rojas Back To Winning Ways

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The defending series championship team of Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas got its first victory of the season Saturday when it won the the Rolex 250 Driven by VISITFLORIDA.com GRAND-AM race at Road America in Elkhardt Lake, Wis.
In getting the victory, Pruett and Rojas ended their nine-race losing streak and a five-race victory streak by [...]