Sun, 13/04/14 – 20:06 | No Comment

Mike Conway held off points leader Will Power to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series Long Beach Grand Prix on Sunday.
Conway was driving the Fuzzy’s Vodka sponsored Dallara/Chevrolet of Ed Carpenter Racing.
The victory was Conway’s second in the series.
“Yeah, I can’t believe I’m actually here,” Conway said. “Wow, this is just an awesome job by the team. [...]

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Has The Time Come For The NHRA To Get SAFER?
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Some final thoughts about a final relatively quiet weekend of racing before the fan blades become soiled by things like chases to Chases, countdowns to Countdowns and other playoff-like runs to championships:
– After watching a particularly scary crash at Bandimere Speedway over the weekend, you have to wonder if the [...]

Tue, 07/24/12 – 9:30 | One Comment
Pickett Team Muscles Way To Victory In Mosport
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
With Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr driving, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing won for the third straight year at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a victory Sunday in the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
The team won the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport in the No. 6 [...]

Mon, 07/23/12 – 6:32 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Wins, Takes Points Lead In Colorado
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NHRA Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson continued his mastery of Bandimere Speedway Sunday as he raced to his fourth Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals win at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also scored wins in their respective categories.
Johnson driving his Team Mopar Dodge [...]

Sun, 07/22/12 – 20:14 | Comments Off
Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse To Win Nationwide Race In Joliet
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Elliott Sadler rallied late to capture Sunday’s STP 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Sadler, who also won a $100,000 bonus for the victory, won the green-white-checkered extended event by holding off Ricky Stenhouse Jr. over the final laps.
Third-place finisher Justin Allgaier assisted Sadler’s win, as he pushed his fellow Chevrolet driver and then blocked [...]

Sun, 07/22/12 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Castroneves Climbs To Victory In Edmonton
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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves held off Takuma Sato by .8367 of a second to win the caution-free IZOD IndyCar Series’ Edmonton Indy on the 13-turn, 2.224-mile temporary airport circuit on Sunday afternoon.
Will Power, who started 17th because of a 10-grid spot penalty for an unapproved engine change, charged to third and Graham Rahal tied his [...]

Sun, 07/22/12 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Buescher’s Two Carb Diet A Winner In Joliet
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Not even having to change carburetors during a pit stop could keep James Buescher from winning Saturday night’s American Ethanol 225 Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Buescher, who had to make up two laps lost during the carb-change stop, won for the third time of the season.
“We had issues early on where we [...]

Sun, 07/22/12 – 7:18 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Wins Pole In Record Fashion
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Allen Johnson set a Pro Stock track record run in the final qualifying session to take his seventh No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at scenic Bandimere Speedway.
Spencer Massey, Jack Beckman and Hector Arana Jr. also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at [...]

Sat, 07/21/12 – 20:26 | Comments Off
Graf Earns ALMS Pole At Mosport
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Klaus Graf won his third straight pole position at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a lap of 1:06.486 (133.147 mph) around the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit.
Graf, celebrating his 43rd birthday Saturday, and teammate Lucas Luhr are going for a fourth straight victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. They lead the P1 [...]

Sat, 07/21/12 – 18:13 | Comments Off
Penalties Reshuffle Starting Order In Edmonton
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Ryan Hunter-Reay’s celebration of his first IZOD IndyCar Series pole of the season was muted Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta, when INDYCAR officials served him with a 10 grid-spot penalty for an unapproved engine change.
Hunter-Reay, winner of the last three races and the series championship leader, was one of five drivers slapped with grid-spot penalties by [...]

Sat, 07/21/12 – 17:59 | Comments Off
Massey Streaks To Provisional Pole In Colorado
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

Points-leader Spencer Massey continued his recent surge in Top Fuel, racing to the provisional qualifying lead Friday at the 33rd annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took provisional top spots in their respective categories at [...]

Sat, 07/21/12 – 6:57 | Comments Off