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Ganassi Team Makes Point, Krohn Wins Race at The Glen
Friday, 7 Aug, 2009 – 21:10 | Comments Off
Ganassi Team Makes Point, Krohn Wins Race at The Glen

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Daytona Prototype aces Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas are points-racing.  And with only three events remaining on the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series schedule, they’re not apologizing.
A second-place finish to Krohn Racing’s Nic Jonsson and Ricardo Zonta in Friday’s Crown Royal 200 at The Glen allowed [...]

De Ferran Wins Pole, Says Farewell
Friday, 7 Aug, 2009 – 16:35 | Comments Off
De Ferran Wins Pole, Says Farewell

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Gil de Ferran made a big statement on the track Friday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in qualifying for Saturday’s Acura Sports Car Challenge, the sixth stop in the American Le Mans Series. Then he made an even bigger statement in the media center after earning his pole position.
De Ferran, the 41-year-old veteran driver [...]

Porsche Driver To Take on V-8 Guys
Friday, 7 Aug, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Porsche Driver To Take on V-8 Guys

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Andy Lally has it all backwards.
When a road racing driver moves to the Sprint Cup, it’s usually from a car with a big V-8 in the front. Before they became the Sprint Cup’s favorite road course ringers, Ron Fellows and Boris Said raced Camaros and Mustangs in the Trans-Am Series. [...]

Fogarty Tops Qualifying In Grand-Am
Thursday, 6 Aug, 2009 – 19:30 | Comments Off

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After struggling with brake problems throughout practice, Jon Fogarty went out and shattered the Watkins Glen International short course qualifying record Thursday, capturing the pole position for the Crown Royal 200.
Round 9 of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 will take the green flag at 6:30 p.m. Friday. [...]

Leaner Corvettes Ready To Take On The World
Thursday, 6 Aug, 2009 – 6:49 | Comments Off
Leaner Corvettes Ready To Take On The World

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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There’s a lot riding on the new GT2 class entry from the factory Corvette Racing team. Veiled in secrecy for 18 months, it makes its debut in the American Le Mans Series at the Mid-Ohio circuit on Saturday.
A survivor of GM’s bankruptcy, the new Corvette C6.R is charged with carrying [...]

Brack Becomes X Games Golden Boy
Monday, 3 Aug, 2009 – 8:15 | Comments Off
Brack Becomes X Games Golden Boy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kenny Brack’s first exposure to motorized Action Sports proved to be an X-cellent adventure.
Brack, the 1999 Indianapolis 500 champion, emerged as the class of Sunday’s X Games 15 Rally Competition with a gold medal-winning performance. Driving a Ford Fiesta entered and prepared by the Olsbergs Motor Sport Evolution team of [...]

X Marks The Spot Of Brack’s Return
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2009 – 7:45 | One Comment
X Marks The Spot Of Brack’s Return

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kenny Brack came to grips with the end of his professional racing career on a May afternoon in 2005, when he climbed out of an Indy-car and decided he was “back to normal.”
So…what in the wide world of Action Sports is Brack doing in the X Games 15 Rally Competition? [...]

Tajima King Of The Hill Climb Again
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2009 – 20:20 | Comments Off

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Nobuhiro Tajima rolls on at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as the Japanese driver won the Race to the Clouds for the fourth straight time.
While Tajima took top honors he fell short in his bid to break the 10-minute barrier in the event as he finished with a time of 10:15.368.
Two-time European world rally [...]

Gurney, Gainsco Enjoy Trip To Barber
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2009 – 17:10 | Comments Off
Gurney, Gainsco Enjoy Trip To Barber

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Alex Gurney held off Scott Pruett after a restart with 20 minutes to go to win the Daytona Prototype portion of the Porsche 250 Rolex Grand-Am Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. Sunday.
The victory gave Gurney and his Bob Stallings-owned operation a tie for the series points lead. It was the team’s [...]

Pagenaud Punctures Brabham’s Bid For Win At Lime Rock
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2009 – 19:40 | Comments Off
Pagenaud Punctures Brabham’s Bid For Win At Lime Rock

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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David Brabham’s bid to back up his Le Mans 24-hour victory was shaping up nicely at Lime Rock Park, scene of the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series. With 15 minutes to go, the Australian and his Highcroft Racing LMP1 Acura had a four-second lead over fellow Acura driver [...]