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Fogarty, GAINSCO Victorious at Laguna Seca
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Fogarty, GAINSCO Victorious at Laguna Seca

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Jon Fogarty passed Scott Pruett at the entrance to the Corkscrew with 22 laps remaining in Sunday’s 106-lap Verizon Festival of Speed and held on to give the No. 99 GAINSCO Pontiac Riley its second Grand-Am Rolex …

Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah
Saturday, 16 May, 2009 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah
Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Tuele, Utah – Simon Pagenaud spanked the American Le Mans Series track record at the daunting 15-turn Miller Motorsports Park circuit to win the pole for the de Ferran Motorsports …

Zonta Surprises At New Jersey
Sunday, 3 May, 2009 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Zonta Surprises At New Jersey
Zonta Surprises At New Jersey

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Wet and wild from the outset, Sunday’s Verizon Wireless 250 was a water-marked battle at New Jersey Motorsports Park, won in a stunning upset by Ricardo Zonta and Nic Jonsson in the No. 76 Krohn …

Penske’s Dumas On Grand-Am Pole in NJ
Saturday, 2 May, 2009 – 17:31 | 2 Comments
Penske’s Dumas On Grand-Am Pole in NJ

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Romain Dumas earned his first career Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 pole position Saturday at the 2.25-mile Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville.
Dumas, driving the …

Pedley: It’s Quantity vs. Quality In Sports-Car Racing
Saturday, 2 May, 2009 – 14:00 | 2 Comments
Pedley: It’s Quantity vs. Quality In Sports-Car Racing

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The new Audi R15 TDI is an incredible race car. It sits hunched way-down low, looking like it is morphing into the asphalt surface of the track. From the front, …

Grand-Am Pays A Visit To New Jersey
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Grand-Am Pays A Visit To New Jersey
Grand-Am Pays A Visit To New Jersey

By Bill Fleischman | Senior Correspondent
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When plans for the New Jersey Motorsports Park were announced a few years ago, many longtime racing observers were skeptical. Those of us involved in auto racing for lengthy periods …

Gurney Brings Home Victory for GAINSCO
Saturday, 25 Apr, 2009 – 21:18 | Comments Off on Gurney Brings Home Victory for GAINSCO

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Alex Gurney took the lead on a four-wide pass on Lap 65 of 81 laps in the two-hour, 45-minute Bosch Engineering 250, and then held off Michael Valiante in a sprint to the finish to …

De Ferran Acura Claims ALMS Victory in Long Beach
Saturday, 18 Apr, 2009 – 20:54 | Comments Off on De Ferran Acura Claims ALMS Victory in Long Beach
De Ferran Acura Claims ALMS Victory in Long Beach

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent 
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Long Beach, Calif. – The Acura ARX-02a of Gil de Ferran and Simon Pagenaud claimed victory in the American Le Mans Series sprint in the streets of Long Beach. The …

Corvette That Made Dale Earnhardt Sr. Smile Set To Move Down
Friday, 17 Apr, 2009 – 23:08 | One Comment
Corvette That Made Dale Earnhardt Sr. Smile Set To Move Down

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Corvette Racing will run its last GT1 class race in the American Le Mans Series during this weekend’s Long Beach Grand Prix.
Although a possible bankruptcy …

Brabham Grabs Pole at Long Beach
Friday, 17 Apr, 2009 – 21:04 | Comments Off on Brabham Grabs Pole at Long Beach
Brabham Grabs Pole at Long Beach

Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent  
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LONG BEACH, Calif. – David Brabham found the tire wall last year at Long Beach in qualifying and this year found himself on the pole when Gil de Ferran spun and …