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Beckman Leads Record-Smashing Day In Topeka
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 8:26 | No Comment
Beckman Leads Record-Smashing Day In Topeka

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Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend of racing at Heartland Park Topeka Sunday by claiming a victory over category icon John Force at the NHRA Kansas Nationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Beckman used a pair of […]

Pace Lap Will Have To Do When It Comes To Gordon’s 500 Dreams
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 8:15 | No Comment
Pace Lap Will Have To Do When It Comes To Gordon’s 500 Dreams

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon now can boast that he has led a lap of an Indy car race around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Well, sort of. Gordon served as Official Pace Car Driver for the 99th running of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, crown jewel of […]

Montoya Makes Good On IOU To Roger Penske
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 16:16 | No Comment
Montoya Makes Good On IOU To Roger Penske

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya repaid team owner Roger Penske for believing in him with a victory Sunday in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Montoya won the 500 as a rookie in 2000 while driving for Penske rival Chip Ganassi. But the Colombian driver then left IndyCar racing, first for […]

Rosberg Wins In Monaco
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 8:53 | No Comment
Rosberg Wins In Monaco

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Nico Rosberg took the lead from Mercedes AMG teammate Lewis Hamilton when Hamliton pitted under safety car conditions with 11 laps to go and went on to win the Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco on Sunday.
Rosberg became just the fourth driver to win three in a row in the historic race through the streets […]

Late Charge Gives Austin Dillon XFINITY Win In Charlotte
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 7:15 | No Comment
Late Charge Gives Austin Dillon XFINITY Win In Charlotte

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Polesitter Austin Dillon powered past Denny Hamlin on Lap 186 of 200 to win Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
At the end, Dillon was 2.692 seconds ahead of Hamlin, who had taken the lead during a restart on Lap 167 that saw Dillon fall back to fourth from the inside lane […]

Chapman’s Lotus To Take Encore Laps At Indy
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 16:14 | No Comment
Chapman’s Lotus To Take Encore Laps At Indy

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Representatives of the Henry Ford, a museum located in Dearborn, Mich., are on hand at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jimmy Clark’s win in the 1965 Indy 500.
The sleek and iconic Lotus 38/1, designed and built by British legend Colin Chapman and […]

Nascar Hall of Fame Names Class of ’16
Wednesday, 20 May, 2015 – 19:34 | No Comment
Nascar Hall of Fame Names Class of ’16

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two-time NASCAR champion Terry Labonte and Speedway Motorsports Inc. Executive Chairman Bruton Smith were the top vote getters in balloting Wednesday to determine the five new members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Joining Labonte and Smith for the Jan. 22, 2016 induction of the seventh class will […]

Taylor Brothers On Pole At Mazda Raceway In Laguna Seca
Sunday, 3 May, 2015 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Taylor Brothers On Pole At Mazda Raceway In Laguna Seca
Taylor Brothers On Pole At Mazda Raceway In Laguna Seca

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Jordan Taylor drove to his first career Tudor United SportsCar Series pole on Saturday, giving his Wayne Taylor Racing team P1 for the start of  Sunday’s Continental TireMonterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The No. 10 Corvette DP, co-driven by brotherRicky Taylor, paced the Prototype field with a time of 1 minute,18.718 […]

Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring
Thursday, 19 Mar, 2015 – 15:05 | Comments Off on Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring
Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Team owner Wayne Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing was looking to make a statement in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship race at Daytona in January. Just not the kind of statement he ended up making. Make that, a statement he ended up issuing.
Taylor, whose Daytona Prototype Corvette dominated a large […]