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INDIANAPOLIS – Now that David Letterman has quit his job in the real world, Graham Rahal hopes he’ll come play with his Big Boy Toys.
Letterman made his annual pilgrimage to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 99th edition of the Indianapolis 500, five days after signing-off as host of the “Late Show With David Letterman” after […]

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Brittany Force P1 In Top Fuel At U.S. Nationals
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Brittany Force led first-round qualifying in Top Fuel Friday at the 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Bob Tasca III (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the world’s most prestigious drag race, the 18th of 24 events in the […]

Fri, 08/30/13 – 20:57 | Comments Off on Brittany Force P1 In Top Fuel At U.S. Nationals
Stenhouse Wins First Cup Pole
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Sprint Cup rookie Ricky Stenhouse who big speed at Atlanta Motor Speedway, winning the pole for the Advocare 500 Sprint Cup race with a lap at 189.688 mph on Friday.
Navigating the 1.54-mile intermediate track in 29.227 seconds, the Roush Fenway Racing driver knocked teammate Carl Edwards (189.021 mph) off the provisional pole late in the […]

Fri, 08/30/13 – 19:57 | Comments Off on Stenhouse Wins First Cup Pole
Newman Keeping It Cool On Hot Atlanta Friday
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: RacinToday.com’s Rick Minter has been granted full access to driver Ryan Newman and is spending the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway reporting on the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. The following is the first of a three-part series by Minter on Newman. Click for Part Two and Three)
HAMPTON, Ga. – […]

Fri, 08/30/13 – 19:51 | 2 Comments
Graf, Auberlen Collect Poles In Baltimore
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Klaus Graf captured the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, leading a qualifying session that saw track records for all five classes broken on the 2.02-mile Inner Harbor Street Circuit.
Graf ran a lap of 1 minute, 25.290 seconds (86.106 mph) in the No. 6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing HPD ARX-03c co-driven […]

Fri, 08/30/13 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Graf, Auberlen Collect Poles In Baltimore
EGR Hands Wheel Of 42 Cup Car to 21-Year-Old Kyle Larson
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Earnhardt Ganassi Racing announced at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday that 21-year-old Kyle Larson will drive the team’s No. 42 Chevrolet next year in the Sprint Cup Series.
Team co-owner Chip Ganassi called Larson, who is a rookie in the Nationwide Series this year, a “special talent”.
Asked how special, Ganassi said, “Believe me, I’ve seen my […]

Fri, 08/30/13 – 15:29 | Comments Off on EGR Hands Wheel Of 42 Cup Car to 21-Year-Old Kyle Larson
Kanaan Ironing Out The Details Of His Future
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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With his 212th consecutive start on Sunday, Tony Kanaan officially will take his place as “Ironman” of the IZOD IndyCar Series. Coincidentally, the guy Kanaan will replace is working to make sure that Ripkenesque streak continues.
“I know there’s a lot of speculation out there about Tony’s status with KV, his […]

Fri, 08/30/13 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Kanaan Ironing Out The Details Of His Future
Time To Roll Out Tweaks To The Countdown?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Ron Capps is locked into this year’s Countdown. He’s won two of the last three NHRA events and is second in the Funny Car point standings with one race to go until the start of the playoffs, so he’ll likely be in great shape once the six-race Countdown begins.
Yet Capps […]

Wed, 08/28/13 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Time To Roll Out Tweaks To The Countdown?
When Opportunity Knocked, SHR Had To Answer
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart wanted a fourth team at Stewart-Haas Racing just not in 2014, but team co-owner Gene Haas felt he had to make the move now in order to add Kurt Busch to the organization’s driver roster.
“I’ve talked to Kurt Busch over the years. He’s been kind […]

Tue, 08/27/13 – 16:27 | Comments Off on When Opportunity Knocked, SHR Had To Answer
The Big Go Just May Be The Greatest Go In Racing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A lot of people have written a lot of words about the allure of the NHRA’s U.S. Nationals, the 2013 edition of which is scheduled for this week.
Last week during a media teleconference, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Michael Ray offered his two cents. It was a response which surely resonated […]

Tue, 08/27/13 – 10:42 | Comments Off on The Big Go Just May Be The Greatest Go In Racing
Drivers: Make Bristol Night Race A Chase Race
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Bristol Motor Speedway’s August race should be one of the 10 Chase races, not before it, says Kurt Busch and after Saturday’s 500-lap race most of those vying for a coveted spot in NASCAR’s playoffs would probably agree.
By the time the checkered flag waved, Matt Kenseth had […]

Mon, 08/26/13 – 20:53 | Comments Off on Drivers: Make Bristol Night Race A Chase Race