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Kyle Busch’s incredible from-operating-table-to-Victory Lane run continued Saturday when he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The start at Pocono Saturday was his first in a truck since returning from the Feb. 21 accident at Daytona that resulted in broken bones in his legs and kept him out of cockpits for […]

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Braun, Shank Shatter Daytona Speed Mark
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A new world-wide King of Speed emerged at Daytona International Speedway Wednesday, when Colin Braun drove a Daytona Prototype powered by the new 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged Ford V6 EcoBoost race engine to a single-lap speed record of 222.971 mph.
Braun’s lap – which took 40.364-seconds around the high-banked, 2.5-mile DIS tri-oval – smashed the 26-year-old record of […]

Thu, 10/10/13 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Braun, Shank Shatter Daytona Speed Mark
Texas Motor Speedway Schedules A Wing-Ding
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway’s “No Limits Wild Asphalt Circus” schedule will reach unprecedented heights when the Red Bull Air Race World Championship takes to the North Texas skies on Sept. 6-7, 2014.
TMS will join sister Speedway Motorsports Inc. facility Las Vegas Motor Speedway as the only American […]

Wed, 10/9/13 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Texas Motor Speedway Schedules A Wing-Ding
Franchitti Undergoes Surgery
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Four-time IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti underwent surgery to stabilize a fracture in his right ankle in a Houston hospital Sunday evening, one of several injuries the Scotsman suffered in a grinding, last-lap crash during Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader.
Franchitti was admitted awake and alert into Memorial […]

Mon, 10/7/13 – 17:51 | Comments Off on Franchitti Undergoes Surgery
Langdon, Force Make Hay In Maple Grove
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Top Fuel driver Shawn Langdon and Funny Car’s John Force both extended their points leads and edged closer to world championship titles by racing to victories on Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the fourth of six playoff […]

Sun, 10/6/13 – 21:39 | Comments Off on Langdon, Force Make Hay In Maple Grove
Dixon Leads Points After Scary Race In Houston
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Season-long rivals Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves will decide the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series championship in two weeks after a tumultuous two days on the mean streets of Houston that ended in disaster for four-time champion Dario Franchitti.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, emerged from Sunday’s second 90-lap event of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand […]

Sun, 10/6/13 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Dixon Leads Points After Scary Race In Houston
Harvick Wins Kansas, Enters The Chase Fray
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By Reid Spencer
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KANSAS CITY, Kan.— Kevin Harvick crashed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup party.
Kyle Busch simply crashed—at a track that continues to bedevil him.
And with a bizarre power failure in the last two laps, Johnson failed to cash in decisively on Matt Kenseth’s skittishness with the new tire combination Goodyear brought […]

Sun, 10/6/13 – 19:20 | 3 Comments
Keselowski Makes Kansas Drivers Meeting Interesting
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Racing at Kansas Speedway started two hours before the green flag dropped on Sunday. Racing of the between-the-ears variety.
During the drivers meeting at Kansas, all was pro forma until the part at the end where Sprint Cup managing race director David Hoots asks assembled drivers and team members if there are […]

Sun, 10/6/13 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Keselowski Makes Kansas Drivers Meeting Interesting
2013 Chase Has Reached Its Most Critical Stage
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – These are the Shake Out Days in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. Three races down, seven to go. Too late in the playoffs to say that everybody still has a chance at the championship, too early to say with any certainty at all who […]

Sun, 10/6/13 – 10:43 | Comments Off on 2013 Chase Has Reached Its Most Critical Stage
Dixon Has Eye On A Sweep In Houston, Points Lead
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Scott Dixon hacked into Helio Castroneves’ IZOD IndyCar Series point-lead big-time Saturday afternoon with a victory in Race 1 of the Shell Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. And as he did at the doubleheader on the Streets of Toronto in mid-July, Dixie now is whistling…sweep!
Dixon’s fourth win of 2013, and third on a street circuit, […]

Sun, 10/6/13 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Dixon Has Eye On A Sweep In Houston, Points Lead
Pickett Charges Past Dyson At VIR
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Muscle Milk Pickett Racing dominated the final 45 minutes to score its eighth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory, with Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf winning Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.
Quick work in the pits gave Luhr the lead under an extended caution. He pulled away on […]

Sat, 10/5/13 – 20:17 | Comments Off on Pickett Charges Past Dyson At VIR