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IndyCar Series Celebration Muted At Pocono
Monday, 20 Aug, 2018 – 7:14 | No Comment
IndyCar Series Celebration Muted At Pocono

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Alexander Rossi’s latest Verizon IndyCar Series Victory Circle celebration was muted late Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway, where concern about the condition of fellow-driver Robert Wickens overshadowed a tightening championship chase.
As he had done at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in his previous start, Rossi dominated the ABC Supply 500 on […]

Torrences Are Tops In Brainerd
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 7:50 | No Comment
Torrences Are Tops In Brainerd

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Billy Torrence made the most of a weekend off from the family-owned pipeline business Saturday, leading Team Capco to a Top Fuel qualifying sweep for the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
On the last of his four qualifying runs, the 60-year-old Torrence drove through the 1,000-foot course in 3.784-seconds […]

Larson Earns Xfinity Win In Bristol
Saturday, 18 Aug, 2018 – 8:29 | No Comment
Larson Earns Xfinity Win In Bristol

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Kyle Larson won the Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, collecting his first victory at the .533-mile high-banked concrete short track.
The victory came in overtime.
“It feels really, really cool to win here finally at Bristol,” said Larson, who won for the fourth time in six starts this season and the […]

Q and A: Dixon Can’t Get Enough
Saturday, 18 Aug, 2018 – 8:21 | No Comment
Q and A: Dixon Can’t Get Enough

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Chip Ganassi Racing’s longest-tenured driver will continue to add to that legacy, apparently well past his 40th birthday.
Scott Dixon, a four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion and current point-leader, has signed a “multi-year” contract extension that will see the 38-year-old Kiwi compete with CGR for a record 18th season in 2019 in […]

Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough
Friday, 17 Aug, 2018 – 17:28 | No Comment
Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. said Friday that sponsorship was the key to his remaining at Furniture Row Racing in 2019.
5-hour ENERGY, a co-primary sponsor on Truex’s Toyota with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats for 30 Cup races this year, announced last month it was leaving the […]

Sauter Adds Another Truck Win
Friday, 17 Aug, 2018 – 7:07 | No Comment

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Johnny Sauter picked up his series-best fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Thanks to Sauter’s win, Matt Crafton grabbed the eighth and final spot in the NCWTS Playoff on points. Also advancing to the Playoff were race runner-up Stewart Friesen and Grant Enfinger, who clinched the sixth […]

Alonso And McLaren To Split
Thursday, 16 Aug, 2018 – 7:14 | No Comment
Alonso And McLaren To Split

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fernando Alonso’s desire to “explore new adventures” in motorsports will continue in 2019, albeit not in Formula One.
A two-time F1 World Driving Champion, Alonso confirmed this week he will not compete with McLaren/Renault in the FIA’s F1 World Championship in 2019 _ without addressing his full-time future plans.
“After 17 wonderful […]

Flat Spot On: What Is Future of Brian France at NASCAR?
Thursday, 9 Aug, 2018 – 17:46 | One Comment
Flat Spot On: What Is Future of Brian France at NASCAR?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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If we haven’t already seen the end of the Brian France era in NASCAR, perhaps it should be under consideration.
The timing of France’s arrest Sunday night for driving with twice the legal limit of alcohol in his blood along with oxycodone in his car could not have been worse. With the […]

IMSA’s Fittipaldi Sets Retirement Date
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 18:35 | Comments Off on IMSA’s Fittipaldi Sets Retirement Date
IMSA’s Fittipaldi Sets Retirement Date

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Christian Fittipaldi, a two-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype champion, announced Saturday that  he is retiring following the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Fittipaldi has collected victories in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Motul Petit Le Mans and the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, and three Rolex 24 At Daytona wins.

“Because I wanted […]

Friday, 13 Jul, 2018 – 19:54 | Comments Off on

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Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Friday.
“It wasn’t a perfect lap by any means but it was good enough,” said Truex after posting a speed of 188.890 mph (25.588-seconds). “We worked in race trim the whole time and honestly, our qualifying run, we only got […]