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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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Graf Puts HPD On Pole At Mosport
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Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing were fastest in American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, but a pair of first-time polesitters were the story.
Graf earned his first pole of the season – and the second consecutive for the team […]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Graf Puts HPD On Pole At Mosport
Cars And Coffee Are Both Hot At Texas Outing
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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PLANO, Texas – You have to get there early if you want to score a parking spot at Cars and Coffee Dallas, the first Saturday of the month gathering of all things automobilia hosted by Classic BMW.
For a couple of Porschephiles living in Fort Worth, “early” translated into a 5 […]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 18:04 | Comments Off on Cars And Coffee Are Both Hot At Texas Outing
Ganassi Racing’s Hull Talks Droughts And Streaks
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Fans get to see flashes of Mike Hull on television broadcasts of IndyCar events. And they get to hear short quips from the long-time managing director of Chip Ganassi Racing during pre-race advances and post-race reactions.
But Hull, who spends his time during races sitting on pit boxes and calling the […]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Ganassi Racing’s Hull Talks Droughts And Streaks
Cruz Pedregon Speeds To P1 In Colorado
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Veteran Funny Car driver and two-time world champion Cruz Pedregon raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the 34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at scenic Bandimere Speedway.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in […]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon Speeds To P1 In Colorado
New Sports Car Series Offers Look At Classes
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United SportsCar Racing – the series born of the merger of the American Le Mans and Grand-Am – released more information on the structure of its car classes in 2014 on Friday.
The new GT Le Mans (GTLM) class will retain all of the ALMS’ current GT class specs. An important new safety feature will be […]

Fri, 07/19/13 – 12:53 | Comments Off on New Sports Car Series Offers Look At Classes
More Racing Does Not Always Mean Better Racing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Some notes and takes:
When Brian Vickers survived the green/white/checkered restart and went on to take the white flag at the end of the New Hampshire race last weekend, there was a feeling of relief. The guy who deserved to win the race, actually won the race in Loudon.
The downside of multiple […]

Thu, 07/18/13 – 7:12 | 3 Comments
NASCAR To Revamp Much Of Officiating Process
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During a press conference on Monday, NASCAR officials announced their future plans concerning the topics of crime and punishment. The upgraded methods in those areas will incorporate increased use of “emerging” technology and are, the officials said, aimed at “making the racing better” for teams and fans.
Attending the press conference/teleconference, […]

Mon, 07/15/13 – 17:28 | One Comment
Vickers Comes Back To Win Cup Race In Loudon
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LOUDON, N.H. – It has taken Brian Vickers three seasons to get his comeback into high gear. He finally made it to the top Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, pulling away from Kyle Busch on an overtime restart to win the Camping World RV Sales 301.
As he crossed under the checkered flags on the […]

Sun, 07/14/13 – 22:32 | One Comment
Dixon Dusts Off Championship Hopes in Toronto
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Scott Dixon swept the IZOD IndyCar Series doubleheader Sunday by winning his second race in two days at the 1.755-mile Canadian street circuit.
By winning both races, the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver moved to within 29 points of championship leader Helio Castroneves of Team Penske. Sunday’s win was his third straight.
Dixon, who won Race 1 […]

Sun, 07/14/13 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Dixon Dusts Off Championship Hopes in Toronto
Peters Harvests Truck Victory In Iowa
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Timothy Peters got his second straight NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series victory at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night.
It was Peters’ first win of the season and sixth in his career, moving the Red Horse Racing driver into sixth in points.
“We started off the season a little rocky,” Peters said. “We’re turning that around. And we’re […]

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