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Eleven-time open-wheel champion Chip Ganassi Racing will contest the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season as a two-car team, with only Scott Dixon returning from the organization’s recent four-car lineup.
Team-owner Chip Ganassi confirmed the anticipated downsizing in a statement released Wednesday afternoon. Dixon, a four-time series champion, will remain in the No. 9 Dallara/Honda following […]

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Sudden Plate Monster Stenhouse Wins At Daytona
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has become a plate racing master.
Stenhouse got his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory two months ago at Talladega and then on Saturday night, follows that up with a victory at Daytona.
“This validates what we did at Talladega,” Stenhouse said in Victory Lane.
The Roush Fenway Racing driver got the victory when […]

Sun, 07/2/17 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Sudden Plate Monster Stenhouse Wins At Daytona
Byron Wins Xfinity Marathon

William Byron won his second NASCAR Xfinity Series event in seven days, taking the checkered flag in overtime in Saturday’s weather-delayed Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Byron took the lead from Joey Logano on Lap 98 of a scheduled 100, when off-center contact from Byron’s front bumper sent Logano’s No. 22 Ford plowing through […]

Sat, 07/1/17 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Byron Wins Xfinity Marathon
Rain Halts Xfinity Race

Eight laps into Friday night’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, rain slowed the proceedings, forcing a caution with Blake Koch in the lead.
With the rain intensifying, NASCAR red-flagged the event after Lap 11 and brought the cars to pit road. After a wait of more than an hour, the […]

Sat, 07/1/17 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Rain Halts Xfinity Race
Earnhardt Jr. On The Cup Pole At Daytona
Dale Earnhardt Jr., in what could be his last driving appearance at Daytona International Speedway, will start Saturday night’s race from the pole position.
Earnhardt, who is retiring as a full-time Cup driver at the end of the season, laid down a lap at 190.973 mph in Friday’s qualifying session to net the pole.
After doing so, […]

Fri, 06/30/17 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. On The Cup Pole At Daytona
Healthy Torrence Rolls On In Norwalk
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A “mild heart attack” generously is defined as one suffered by someone other than yourself. So, one year after such a life-threatening medical issue forced him into the role of reluctant spectator, Steve Torrence won his Top Fuel-leading fourth event of the season Sunday via a final-round, hole shot pass to cap in the 11th […]

Mon, 06/26/17 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Healthy Torrence Rolls On In Norwalk
Harvick Coasts To Victory At Sonoma Raceway
Kevin Harvick took the lead with with 22 laps to go and then coasted – literally, to save fuel – to the checkered flag in Sunday’ Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road course.
The victory was the first of the season for Harvick and it came under caution as Kasey Kahne […]

Sun, 06/25/17 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Harvick Coasts To Victory At Sonoma Raceway
Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin
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After qualifying on Saturday, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon dejectedly labeled himself “best in class” behind the four-car Team Penske group. But best in class became best in field on Sunday as Dixon moved steadily forward from his No. 5 qualifying spot, took the lead just after half way and went on to win the […]

Sun, 06/25/17 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin
Eliminations Field Set In Norwalk
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Matt Hagan drove to his third Funny Car pole of the season Saturday at the 11th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the […]

Sun, 06/25/17 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Eliminations Field Set In Norwalk
Byron Picks Up First Xfinity Win
William Byron won his first Xfinity Series race Saturday night as he cruised to a win at Iowa Speedway.
“I feel it all kind of comes around in racing and last week we were so close,” said Byron, who finished a mere .012 seconds behind Joe Gibbs Racing veteran Denny Hamlin last Saturday at Michigan International […]

Sun, 06/25/17 – 7:21 | Comments Off on Byron Picks Up First Xfinity Win
Hamilton Moves In On F1 Pole Record
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Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton continued to rewrite Formula One history Saturday, when he qualified on-pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix at the expense of boyhood hero Ayrton Senna.
Hamilton’s fast lap of 1-minute, 40.593-seconds set a track qualifying record around the 3.730-mile/6.003-kilometer/20-turn Baku City Circuit. Hamilton’s hot lap was 0.434-seconds better than runnerup and teammate Valtteri […]

Sun, 06/25/17 – 6:58 | Comments Off on Hamilton Moves In On F1 Pole Record