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Menard Wins On Home Turf
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2015 – 20:05 | No Comment
Menard Wins On Home Turf

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Paul Menard, a native of Eau Claire, Wis., won Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
Menard edged out a relentless Ryan Blaney by 0.573 seconds at the 14-turn road course.
“I’ve been really fortunate to win at some of the coolest tracks, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Road America is right there,” Menard said. “These […]

Spencer Massey Booted From Don Schumacher Racing
Friday, 28 Aug, 2015 – 18:53 | No Comment
Spencer Massey Booted From Don Schumacher Racing

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Spencer Massey has been released from Don Schumacher Racing as driver of the Red Fuel Powered by Schumacher/Sandvik Coromant Top Fuel dragster in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, the team announced Friday evening.
“Spencer is no longer with DSR,” team owner Don Schumacher said.
“He violated a DSR policy and would not correct the violation. […]

Andretti Puts Servia In Seat To Honor Wilson
Thursday, 27 Aug, 2015 – 19:19 | No Comment
Andretti Puts Servia In Seat To Honor Wilson

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Verizon IndyCar Series team Andretti Autosport announced Thursday that the No. 25 Honda of Justin Wilson will race this weekend at Sonoma Raceway to honor the late driver.
In the driver’s seat will be veteran Oriol Servia.
Wilson passed away earlier this week following injuries sustained during the series event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.
“Justin was a […]

Hyundai Edition Of Red Dragon Ready To Roll
Thursday, 27 Aug, 2015 – 8:31 | No Comment
Hyundai Edition Of Red Dragon Ready To Roll

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Armed with a real-time appreciation for what it takes to homologate a Hyundai, GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing will make its sedan-style debut in the Pirelli World Challenge at Sonoma Raceway this weekend.
The first iteration of the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance/Bob Stallings Hyundai Genesis Coupe “Red Dragon” owned by Dallas businessman/racer […]

SMI’s Bruton Smith Battling Lymphoma
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2015 – 7:05 | No Comment
SMI’s Bruton Smith Battling Lymphoma

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Speedway Motorsports Inc. Executive Chairman Bruton Smith is attending this weekend’s events at Bristol Motor Speedway after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma earlier this summer, it was announced Friday.
“We talked about this for the last few days actually, about having a conversation because health and personal matters are […]

Michael Waltrip’s Goofy Run At Team Ownership Hits The Skids
Friday, 21 Aug, 2015 – 14:55 | No Comment
Michael Waltrip’s Goofy Run At Team Ownership Hits The Skids

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It’s debatable as to whether people make their own luck or not. It’s less debatable as to whether goofy, um, stuff, happens to goofy people. Enter NASCAR’s Michael Waltrip.
It was a couple days after first-round qualifying during the 2007 Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway when NASCAR made a stunning announcement.
Many […]

Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
Monday, 10 Aug, 2015 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America

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After winning Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, driver Dane Cameron admitted to having trouble finding any fault at all with his team’s effort.
He even used the “P” word.
“You have to be perfect to win races in the IMSA Prototype category,” Cameron said. “The competition level is incredibly high. I think we […]