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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, [...]

Drayson Dominates Qualifying At Road America
Saturday, 21 Aug, 2010 – 17:14 | Comments Off
Drayson Dominates Qualifying At Road America

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Jonny Cocker won his second straight pole in the American Le Mans Series at Road America. Driving the Lola-Judd of Drayson Racing, the young British driver backed up his first career pole in the series with another flyer on the 4.0-mile, high-speed Wisconsin circuit.
Cocker’s lap of 1:49.554 beat the Dyson [...]

Pruett, Rojas Set Record At The Glen
Saturday, 7 Aug, 2010 – 20:23 | Comments Off
Pruett, Rojas Set Record At The Glen

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Scott Pruett took the lead on an exchange of pit stops and held on with his Riley-BMW to beat the Dallara-Ford of Max Angelelli by 0.272 seconds on the short course at Watkins Glen International. Alex Gurney was third in the Daytona Prototype class of the Grand-Am’s Rolex Series in [...]

Dyson’s Lola-Mazda Gets First Win
Saturday, 7 Aug, 2010 – 20:18 | Comments Off
Dyson’s Lola-Mazda Gets First Win

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Dyson Racing scored a maiden victory for its Lola-Mazda at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Round 6 of the American Le Mans Series, holding off the Highcroft Racing HPD ARX-01c by half a second. Chris Dyson drove the final two stints versus Highcroft’s Simon Pagenaud to score the victory with co-driver Guy Smith.
Pagenaud closed [...]

Rojas, Pruett On Pole At Glen’s Short Course
Friday, 6 Aug, 2010 – 21:25 | Comments Off
Rojas, Pruett On Pole At Glen’s Short Course

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Memo Rojas averaged 134.718 mph around the Watkins Glen short course to win the pole for the Grand-Am’s 200-mile race on Saturday. Driving the Riley-BMW of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Rojas clinched the pole when an incident halted qualifying nine minutes early.
“It’s great to win the pole,” said Rojas, who shares a 19-point [...]

Cocker Gives Drayson First ALMS Pole
Friday, 6 Aug, 2010 – 17:10 | Comments Off
Cocker Gives Drayson First ALMS Pole

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Johnny Cocker drove the Drayson Racing Lola-Judd to the pole position in qualifying at Mid-Ohio for Round 6 of the American Le Mans Series, the first over-all pole for the LMP team launched last year with longtime GT and off-road competitor Dale White as the team manager.
“It’s been plain to see that Drayson Racing has [...]

Racin’ News: Burton Points Finger At Pocono
Friday, 6 Aug, 2010 – 12:00 | 2 Comments
Racin’ News: Burton Points Finger At Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In racin’ news today:
Apparently Jeff Burton is not going to let the threat of secret fines keep him from speaking his mind.
On Friday morning, Burton was asked about safety at Pocono Raceway in the wake of the horrific crash there last weekend involving Elliott Sadler. Burton was asked if he [...]

Ingram: Can Austin Succeed Like Budapest?
Thursday, 5 Aug, 2010 – 6:57 | 5 Comments
Ingram: Can Austin Succeed Like Budapest?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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It’s almost a shock to realize that it’s been a quarter of a century since the first Formula One race just outside of Budapest, site of this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix won by Mark Webber. Despite little history of F1 racing, the event near the one of Europe’s most charming [...]

RRDC Adds To Membership
Tuesday, 3 Aug, 2010 – 5:24 | Comments Off
RRDC Adds To Membership

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Indianapolis 500 champions Scott Dixon, Gil de Ferran and Dan Wheldon top the list of 31 new members elected to the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC).
The class of 2010 features drivers who have posted a collective seven Indy Racing League/Champ Car championships, three Indy 500 wins and dozens of major U.S. and international road-racing victories.
“This [...]