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Fogarty/Gurney Win Jersey
Monday, 19 Jul, 2010 – 8:37 | Comments Off
Fogarty/Gurney Win Jersey

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With three minutes remaining Sunday at New Jersey Motorsports Park, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas were looking to make Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 history.
Then, Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty made some history of their own.
One day after Fogarty gave the team its first pole position of the [...]

GAINSCO Boys Earn Pole In Jersey
Saturday, 17 Jul, 2010 – 15:15 | Comments Off
GAINSCO Boys Earn Pole In Jersey

By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing will bid for its belated first victory of the 2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season from the pole position Sunday, courtesy of Jon Fogarty’s record-extending qualifying effort at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
Fogarty claimed his Daytona Prototype record 15th pole Saturday during qualifying for the New Jersey Motorsports Park [...]

Ingram: Webber Thumbs Nose At Red Bull
Friday, 16 Jul, 2010 – 7:10 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Webber Thumbs Nose At Red Bull

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Mark Webber has made a career of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. My first recollection of the rock-ribbed Aussie was at Le Mans in 1999 as the 22-year-old crawled from underneath his overturned Mercedes on the Mulsanne during the morning warm-up. “Oh,” I thought, “so that’s the [...]

Pagenaud, Highcroft Win In Utah
Sunday, 11 Jul, 2010 – 21:26 | Comments Off
Pagenaud, Highcroft Win In Utah

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Simon Pagenaud and Patron Highcroft Racing team had to bide their time after winning the pole, but came on strong at the finish to win Round 4 of the American Le Mans Series at the Miller Motorsports Park. Pagenaud’s final 12-second pit stop gave him the lead with a little less [...]

Pagenaud Scores Pole In Utah
Saturday, 10 Jul, 2010 – 18:22 | Comments Off
Pagenaud Scores Pole In Utah

After a rough start in the morning, the Patron Highcroft Racing team bounced back during a hot afternoon at the Miller Motorsports Park to take the pole for Sunday’s two hour, 45-minute American Le Mans Series race.
Simon Pagenaud sat out most of the session before turning a lap of 1:34.350 on the 3.048-mile outer circuit [...]

Pruett/Rojas Win At DIS
Saturday, 3 Jul, 2010 – 16:33 | Comments Off
Pruett/Rojas Win At DIS

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Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas of the TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Grand-Am Series team celebrated the 100th race for the Daytona Prototype class by winning Saturday’s Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Pruett took the lead with one hour remaining and led all but one of the remaining laps in the No. [...]

Keen Fast Tracking In Grand-Am
Friday, 2 Jul, 2010 – 21:50 | One Comment
Keen Fast Tracking In Grand-Am

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Leh Keen is on the fast track in sports car racing. That’s not a reference to the infield and oval road course at the Daytona International Speedway, scene of Saturday’s Grand-Am Rolex Series race. Keen’s career is on the fast track.
The driver from Dublin, Ga., began [...]

FIA Bans US F1
Friday, 25 Jun, 2010 – 10:50 | Comments Off
FIA Bans US F1

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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The World Motor Sport Council of the FIA has held the US F1 team responsible for its failure to make the grid for the Formula One season. The team has been banned from any future participation in FIA championships and has been fined $380,000.
The team, which recently auctioned its remaining physical [...]

Lally Gets His Chance On Ovals
Friday, 25 Jun, 2010 – 7:16 | 2 Comments
Lally Gets His Chance On Ovals

Acknowledging that his working relationship with former NASCAR champion Bobby Labonte had “run its course,” team-owner Kevin Buckler has recruited road-racing ally Andy Lally to drive for The Racer’s Group at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend.
Lally aims to make his Sprint Cup Series oval debut in the No. 71 TRG Motorsports Chevrolet Impala [...]

Ganassi Duo Wins Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 19 Jun, 2010 – 20:18 | Comments Off
Ganassi Duo Wins Mid-Ohio

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas won again in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season on Saturday,.
The two drivers won the EMCO Gears Classic at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, their fifth victory in seven 2010 races.
Rojas started from the pole in the No. 01 BMW/Riley and led twice for 26 laps [...]