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Schatz Is Friday Winner at Gold Cup
Saturday, 11 Sep, 2010 – 6:19 | Comments Off

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Donny Schatz took a big step in putting himself in a position to contend for his second Gold Cup on Friday night, as he picked up the win on the second night of the three-day classic in an exciting 30-lap contest with California native Paul McMahan.
Schatz started second at Silver Dollar Speedway and fell back [...]

Rojas On Pole in Utah
Friday, 10 Sep, 2010 – 19:16 | Comments Off
Rojas On Pole in Utah

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Memo Rojas, who clinched the 2010 Rolex Sports Car Series championship for owners Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates in Montreal, won a season-high fourth pole at Miller Motorsports Park in qualifying for the Utah 250. Rojas and co-driver Scott Pruett will each have to drive 30 minutes in the race [...]

Dyson, Jones Return To Rolex 24 in Lola
Tuesday, 31 Aug, 2010 – 15:21 | Comments Off
Dyson, Jones Return To Rolex 24 in Lola

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Dyson Racing will return to the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2011 with a Ford-powered Proto-Auto Lola in a joint program with drivers John McCutcheon and Davy Jones.
The Dyson team plans to test the new car this week before entering the Grand-Am Rolex Series season finale at the Miller Motorsports Park [...]

Life’s Good For One Of America’s All-Time Greats
Tuesday, 31 Aug, 2010 – 7:12 | 2 Comments
Life’s Good For One Of America’s All-Time Greats

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Scott Pruett may be the most under-appreciated  driver in American racing.
Not that it bothers him a whole lot.
“I’m doing exactly what I’ve wanted to do since I was eight years old, racing,’’ Pruett said during an interview last year at Daytona. “I still get a real rush from driving a [...]

Young Cyclist Dies At Indy
Monday, 30 Aug, 2010 – 7:41 | Comments Off
Young Cyclist Dies At Indy

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A 13-year-old rider died after crashing during a support event to Sunday’s United States Grand Prix motorcycle race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.
The rider was Peter Lenz of Vancouver, Wash.
Lenz accident occurred during the “sighting lap,” motorcycle racing’s equivalent of the warm-up lap, before the support race began at 10:20 a.m. According to the [...]

Graf, Dumas Win Red-Flagged Race
Sunday, 29 Aug, 2010 – 18:32 | Comments Off
Graf, Dumas Win Red-Flagged Race

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Klaus Graf and Romain Dumas took the American Le Mans Series victory at Mosport in the Team Cytosport Porsche RS Spyder after a red flag for a damaged guard rail halted the race with 25 minutes of the scheduled two hours and 45 minutes remaining.
The leading GTC class Porsche 911 [...]

Graf, Porsche On Mosport Pole
Saturday, 28 Aug, 2010 – 17:06 | Comments Off
Graf, Porsche On Mosport Pole

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Trying to claw his way back into the American Le Mans Series LMP championship, Klaus Graf won the pole in the Muscle Milk Porsche Spdyer in preparation for Sunday’s race at Mosport International Raceway.
Graf edged Chris Dyson’s Lola-Mazda and the HPD ARX-01c of Simon Pagenaud to take Team Cytosport’s first pole [...]

Pruett, Rojas Clinch Grand-Am Title
Saturday, 28 Aug, 2010 – 15:33 | Comments Off
Pruett, Rojas Clinch Grand-Am Title

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas clinched a record eighth victory this season in the Rolex Grand-Am race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal and secured the championship with one race remaining for the Chip Ganassi Racing team.
“This was a big race for us to win,” said Pruett, whose team won [...]

Fogarty On Grand-Am Pole
Friday, 27 Aug, 2010 – 22:41 | Comments Off
Fogarty On Grand-Am Pole

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Jon Fogarty and Boris Said used Chevrolet power to lead a record-breaking pair of qualifying sessions Friday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and capture respective poles for Saturday’s Montreal 200, Round 11 of 12 in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.
The two-hour race takes the green flag at [...]

Drayson Gets Victory at Road America
Sunday, 22 Aug, 2010 – 17:17 | Comments Off
Drayson Gets Victory at Road America

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Jonny Cocker took the top-gear Kink at Road American flat out for the first time on the last lap to overtake Klaus Graf and capture Drayson Racing’s first LMP victory in the American Le Mans Series.
Cocker, who fell 16.5 seconds behind leader Graf after the final pit stop in his Lola-Judd, [...]