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De Ferran A Winner at Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off on De Ferran A Winner at Mid-Ohio

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Gil de Ferran ended an emotional weekend Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course by sitting on the side of his Acura prototype in tears.
The Brazilian driver won the pole position Friday in qualifying for …

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

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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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 …

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

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

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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

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 …

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

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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 …

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