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RICHMOND, Va. – Ryan Newman’s engineering degree coupled with his knowledge of various race cars made him the ideal driver for Roush Fenway Racing’s flagship No. 6 Ford in 2019, Roush Fenway Racing executives said Saturday at Richmond Raceway.
“We think Ryan is fairly unique in the garage with his engineering background, with the number of […]

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Coughlin Will Go For Third Straight From Pole
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Pro Stock qualifying was reduced to a one-and-done session Saturday during the rain-plagued 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio, where native son Jeg Coughlin Jr. rallied to score his first pole position of the season.
Friday’s scheduled two rounds of Pro Stock time trials were wiped out by inclement weather at Summit […]

Sun, 06/24/18 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Coughlin Will Go For Third Straight From Pole
Newgarden Remains King Of The Road America
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Josef Newgarden continued to be the driver in control at Road America this weekend as he followed up his quickest practice laps on Friday with a pole victory on Saturday.
The Team Penske driver won the pole for the IndyCar Series event with a lap at 140.020 mph at the 4-mile, 14 turn natural road circuit […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 18:31 | Comments Off on Newgarden Remains King Of The Road America
Larson On Pole At Sonoma
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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit in Northern California on Saturday.
Larson laid down the fast qualifying lap at the 1.99-mile road course in 75.732 seconds (94.597 mph).
The pole was the California native’s second of the season, his second at Sonoma […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Larson On Pole At Sonoma
Force Sisters Ruling Norwalk
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Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force secured provisional pole positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, during Friday’s weather-plagued opening schedule of time trials for the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
On-track activity was delayed due to rain and cut short after one pro qualifying session due to inclement weather at Summit Racing […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Force Sisters Ruling Norwalk
Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America
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Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden reminded his Verizon IndyCar Series peers Friday that his bid for a second consecutive driver’s championship is alive and well, leading both practices on the opening day of the Kohler Grand Prix weekend at Road America.
Newgarden recorded the day’s fastest lap during the second session around the historic permanent road course […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America
Book Tells Story Of ‘Craziest Devil’ Villeneuve
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Memories of favorite native son Gilles Villeneuve annually are rekindled during Formula One’s Canadian Grand Prix, contested on the circuit in Montreal that bears his name.
How appropriate it was then that Sebastian Vettel punctuated his 50th career F1 victory in Canada on June 10 with a […]

Fri, 06/22/18 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Book Tells Story Of ‘Craziest Devil’ Villeneuve
Le Mans Lessons: Big Changes Are Here
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Change is, has been, will always be an integral part of auto racing. It’s baked into the racing cake. But during the 20th Century, changes in racing seemed more tweak-ish than quake-like.
But this is the 21st Century and changes have become revolutionary as opposed to evolutionary. And they have been forced […]

Fri, 06/22/18 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Le Mans Lessons: Big Changes Are Here
DSR Dominates Nitro Action In Thunder Valley
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Don Schumacher Racing celebrated Father’s Day by sweeping NHRA’s two nitro classes during the 18th annual Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
Tony Schumacher, son of the “Donfather,” prevailed in Top Fuel and Ron Capps earned the Wally trophy in Funny Car Sunday at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway. It was the first […]

Mon, 06/18/18 – 8:02 | Comments Off on DSR Dominates Nitro Action In Thunder Valley
Toyota, Alonso Steal The Show At Le Mans
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Spanish driver Fernando Alonso moved within one victory of accomplishing international auto racing’s triple crown on Sunday when he and his Toyota teammates won the overall championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Alonso, who has twice won the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco and is currently a full-time driver for the McLaren F1 […]

Sun, 06/17/18 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Toyota, Alonso Steal The Show At Le Mans
Millican On Top Fuel Pole At Thunder Valley
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Clay Millican secured the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel at the 18th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

Courtney Force (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) are also No. 1 qualifiers at the 11th of 24 events on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.

Millican laid down his pole-winning run of 3.817-seconds at […]

Sat, 06/16/18 – 18:42 | Comments Off on Millican On Top Fuel Pole At Thunder Valley