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Team-owner Don Schumacher has hired Khalid alBalooshi to begin driving the Sandvik Coromant/Red Fuel Top Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing beginning Friday during drag racing’s marquee event, the 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
alBalooshi, a resident of Los Angeles and citizen of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, replaces Spencer Massey for […]

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Brown Leads Top Fuelers Into Eliminations
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Antron Brown raced to his third consecutive No. 1 qualifying position of the season in Top Fuel Saturday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m.eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers […]

Sat, 06/6/15 – 19:37 | Comments Off on Brown Leads Top Fuelers Into Eliminations
Brown Off To Another Fast Start
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Antron Brown raced to the top spot in Top Fuel qualifying Friday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at OldBridge Township Raceway Park. The race is the ninth of 24 events during the […]

Sat, 06/6/15 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Brown Off To Another Fast Start
Crafton Edges Suarez In Texas Truck Duel
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By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
Matt Crafton out-dueled Daniel Suarez at Texas Motor Speedway to secure a victory in the 19th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 on Friday night.
Crafton continued his recent domination of NASCAR’s intermediate racetracks, hammering out the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory over an aggressive Suarez. The two-time reigning series champion, Crafton […]

Sat, 06/6/15 – 7:34 | Comments Off on Crafton Edges Suarez In Texas Truck Duel
Power On Pole In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Will Power will start tonight’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway from P1, arguably the safest seat for a race that will be defined by downforce, drag and tire degradation.
But who knows? Figuring out the key to that engineering exercise continued during the Verizon IndyCar Series’ final half-hour practice Friday evening […]

Fri, 06/5/15 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Texas
Kurt Busch Races To Cup Pole At Pocono
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Kurt Busch won the pole for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on Friday afternoon.
“Wow, what a day, today,” Busch the Stewart-Haas Racing driver said. “I feel like there are six corners out there as hard as I was working; corner entry, corner exit. The car was just off-balance, especially with […]

Fri, 06/5/15 – 17:57 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Races To Cup Pole At Pocono
Crafton Looking For More Intermediate Success
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Matt Crafton has returned to Texas Motor Speedway aiming to put a slide job on the field competing in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino and Resort 400.
The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton won last June’s night race on TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval on fuel mileage. That’s also the […]

Fri, 06/5/15 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Crafton Looking For More Intermediate Success
INDYCAR Hands Castroneves Fourth Place
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Helio Castroneves has leapfrogged Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series point standings without turning a wheel in anger.
Next up on the Brazilian’s to-do list – his own street at Texas Motor Speedway.
INDYCAR announced a reduction in the penalty assessed to Castroneves following the second annual […]

Thu, 06/4/15 – 19:56 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Hands Castroneves Fourth Place
INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Safety modifications to INDYCAR’s new superspeedway aero kits continued Tuesday, when the sanctioning body announced it will implement the use of closure panels to the rear wheel guards of both Chevrolet and Honda packages beginning this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.
The rival manufacturers each have developed […]

Wed, 06/3/15 – 9:23 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
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By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Raceway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt in sharing that […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Bourdais bags fuelish IndyCar Series win at Belle Isle
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Sebastien Bourdais distanced himself from Takuma Sato over the final three “nerve-wracking” laps of Race 2 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Sunday en route to his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season.
Bourdais, driving for the team fronted by 1996 CART champion Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven, became the […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:28 | Comments Off on Bourdais bags fuelish IndyCar Series win at Belle Isle