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Kasey Kahne became the first veteran NASCAR free-agent driver to land a fulltime ride for next season Tuesday, when Leavine Family Racing confirmed he will pilot the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro for the full 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) schedule.
Kahne, who has driven for Hendrick Motorsports since 2012, will replace Michael McDowell on […]

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Kahne Wins Bizarre Brickyard 400 Cup Race
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Kasey Kahne won a bizarre Brickyard 400 under bizarre circumstances at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday evening.
Kahne, diving the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, won the race in front of virtually empty grandstands Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Brad Keselowski of Team Penske finished second.
Third was Ryan Newman of Richard Childress Racing.
Penske’s teammate, Joey Logano, finished fourth while […]

Sun, 07/23/17 – 20:15 | Comments Off on Kahne Wins Bizarre Brickyard 400 Cup Race
Porsche Has Sweet Day At Lime Rock
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The thick, dark, hoppy beer had to be flowing like waterfalls in Weissach, Germany on Saturday as Porsche’s decision to revamp their iconic 911 GT Le Mans cars finally paid off and paid off big at Lime Rock.
The two-car Porsche GTLM Team finished 1-2 in the two-hour and 40-minute Northeast Grand Prix at the Connecticut […]

Sun, 07/23/17 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Porsche Has Sweet Day At Lime Rock
‘Boss’ Put Brakes on Kyle Busch’s Indy 500 Bid
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Kyle Busch says he was oh-so-close to joining Fernando Alonso as a one-off entrant in May’s 101st running of the Indianapolis 500…until one of his bosses spiked the deal.
“I had it done last year _ sold and everything ready to go _ and I’ve got a boss that said ‘No!’ […]

Sun, 07/23/17 – 7:58 | Comments Off on ‘Boss’ Put Brakes on Kyle Busch’s Indy 500 Bid
Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations
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Leah Pritchett has been to the top of “The Mountain” and conquered it Saturday, when the Don Schumacher Racing/Mopar Top Fuel dragster driver claimed her fourth pole of the season as time trials concluded for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Pritchett’s 1,000-foot run of 3.733-seconds at 326.74 mph shattered Bandimere Speedway’s […]

Sun, 07/23/17 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Pritchett Leads Top Fuel Field Into Mile High Eliminations
Kyle Busch Drives To Cup Pole At Brickyard
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Kyle Busch on Saturday won the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. His fast lap was at 187.301 mph and in .48.051 seconds at the 2.5-mile flat track.
Busch, driving the No. 18 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing, edged Stewart Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick by .25 seconds to win […]

Sat, 07/22/17 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Drives To Cup Pole At Brickyard
Teen Byron Collects Xfinity Win At Indy
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Teenager William Byron held off NASCAR Cup Series veterans Paul Menard and Joey Logano over Saturday’s final laps to become the youngest winner of a major race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, capturing victory in the Lilly Diabetes 250 Xfinity Series race.
Byron _ at 19 years, 7 months _ edged Menard by 0.108-seconds in […]

Sat, 07/22/17 – 18:21 | Comments Off on Teen Byron Collects Xfinity Win At Indy
Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High
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Courtney Force set both ends of the Funny Car track record Friday as John Force Racing posted a 1-2-3 sweep during the opening day of qualifications for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders […]

Sat, 07/22/17 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Force Cars Forceful At Mile-High
Bowman To Be Handed Junior’s Ride In 2018
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Journeyman NASCAR driver Alex Bowman will take the wheel the No. 88 Chevrolet next season, Hendrick Motorsports announced today.
Bowman, 24, impressed the 12-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion team last year, driving the No. 88 in 10 of the last 18 races for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr.. He drove to three top-10 finishes, […]

Thu, 07/20/17 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Bowman To Be Handed Junior’s Ride In 2018
Crafton Digs Out A Win On Dirt
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Matt Crafton won Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
Over the last forty laps of the race, Crafton worked his way from the bottom of the top-10 and took advantage of a Lap 127 caution to challenge a dominant Stewart Friesen for his first win since Charlotte […]

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Newgarden Gets Toronto Win
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Josef Newgarden, the newest member of the four-car Team Penske hoard, won Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto IndyCar Series race in Toronto, Canada.
Newgarden, who led the most laps in the event at the 1.786-mile street circuit, finished 1.9 seconds ahead of runner-up Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport.
“I thought we had a very fast car, we got […]

Sun, 07/16/17 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Newgarden Gets Toronto Win