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Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a packed crowd at an iconic […]

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Rain Puts Damper on Indy 500 Preparations
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Persistent rain on Tuesday forced Verizon IndyCar Series teams to adjust their preparations for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil following cancellation of practice.
The official call to end the day came at 2:45 p.m. (ET), with no laps turned and the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor […]

Tue, 05/17/16 – 19:43 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Damper on Indy 500 Preparations
May Officially Under Way As Cars Hit Bricks At IMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The importance of track time was evident during Monday’s Opening Day of practice for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.
All 33 entered cars logged time on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, totaling 1,972 laps. The 33 cars on-track were the most for an […]

Tue, 05/17/16 – 7:24 | Comments Off on May Officially Under Way As Cars Hit Bricks At IMS
Bump Day Bumped In Indy 500 Numbers Game
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Scratch “Bump Day” and its inherent drama from this weekend’s qualifying schedule at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
A field of 33 drivers has been named for 33 cars entered in the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on May 29. That’s just enough to fill the traditional 33-car field […]

Mon, 05/16/16 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Bump Day Bumped In Indy 500 Numbers Game
Kalitta Tops Teammate To Win Top Fuel At Atlanta
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Doug Kalitta raced to his second consecutive Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday as he won the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Barely.
Kalitta powered his Mac Tools dragster to a 3.801-second pass at 323.19 mph to defeat Kalitta Motorsports teammate J.R. Todd’s 3.780 at 320.66 in his SealMaster dragster on […]

Mon, 05/16/16 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Kalitta Tops Teammate To Win Top Fuel At Atlanta
Verstappen Wins Spanish GP; Haas Car Finishes 11th
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Haas F1 Team just missed a point-scoring result Sunday in the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya as Esteban Gutiérrez drove his VF-16 from 18th-place on the grid to finish 11th, one spot out of the points.
Teammate, Romain Grosjean, endured a difficult race, as he was forced to retire with […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Verstappen Wins Spanish GP; Haas Car Finishes 11th
Kenseth Wins Dover For First Victory Of Year
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Matt Kenseth held off kid drivers Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Dover International Speedway Monster Mile.
The win was the first of the season for Kenseth and made him the fourth and final Joe Gibbs Racing driver to win a race and […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 16:18 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins Dover For First Victory Of Year
Locals Put On Show At Texas Dirt Track
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FORT WORTH, Texas – A photo finish involving a pair of Texans in the Limited Modified feature capped off the Texas World Dirt Track Championship tripleheader weekend Saturday evening at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track.
Pole-sitter Kevin Rowland, of Rockwall, edged defending Texas World Dirt Track Championship Limited Modified champion Nick Clinkenbeard of Weatherford and […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Locals Put On Show At Texas Dirt Track
Beckman Has Pole, Wants A Wally At Atlanta
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jack Beckman and his Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car team have made qualifying look relatively ho-hum during the early portion of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Advancing to a Sunday final-round, however, remains a major hurdle for the 2012 world champion.
Beckman and the Infinite Hero Dodge […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Beckman Has Pole, Wants A Wally At Atlanta
Jones Wins Dover Xfinity Race
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Erik Jones won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday.
Jones, on well-worn tires, pulled away to beat runner-up Darrell Wallace Jr. to the finish line by 1.434 seconds.
The victory was Jones second of the year ad it came in a Dash 4 Cash race.
 
 
Driving a stock car for the first time in […]

Sat, 05/14/16 – 19:28 | Comments Off on Jones Wins Dover Xfinity Race
Pagenaud’s Domination Extends To Indianapolis
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Simon Pagenaud’s dominating start to the 2016 season rolled into Indianapolis this weekend and shows no signs of abating.
Pagenaud, who had won the previous two IndyCar Series races – in Long Beach, Calif. and Birmingham, Ala. –and finished as runner-up in the other two races this season, won Saturday’s Grand […]

Sat, 05/14/16 – 17:16 | Comments Off on Pagenaud’s Domination Extends To Indianapolis