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Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a packed crowd at an iconic […]

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Pritchett/Vandergriff Band Back Together For Houston
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Leah Pritchett’s patchwork NHRA Top Fuel schedule will continue this weekend during the 29th annual NHRA SpringNationals near Houston, where the recent national event winner will reunite with her Bob Vandergriff Racing team via sponsorship from Texas-based Quaker State.
Pritchett, who won her first Top Fuel event in Race No. 2 of the Mello […]

Thu, 04/28/16 – 16:14 | Comments Off on Pritchett/Vandergriff Band Back Together For Houston
IndyCar’s Pagenaud Rolls Into The Month Of May
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Sans apology, Simon Pagenaud channeled his inner Jean Girard during the closing laps of Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. And perhaps the best news for runner-up Graham Rahal is that he exited Barber Motorsports Park without a kiss from the Frenchman.
All references to Talladega Nights _ The Ballad […]

Tue, 04/26/16 – 8:18 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Pagenaud Rolls Into The Month Of May
Richmond Finish Won’t Pollute Gibbs’ Chemistry
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Race teams, as do most other teams, meet and debrief in the days following the sporting events in which they were involved. This week’s meeting at Joe Gibbs Racing could be a beauty.
On the final lap of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series event at Richmond International Raceway, JGR driver Carl Edwards caught and pushed the race-leading […]

Mon, 04/25/16 – 9:25 | Comments Off on Richmond Finish Won’t Pollute Gibbs’ Chemistry
Brittany Force Adds To Historic Roll At Four-Wides
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – After taking 75 races to collect her first NHRA Top Fuel victory, Brittany Force wasted little time in snatching her second and etching her name in the history books Sunday at zMAX Dragway in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods.
Force’s second career Top Fuel victory […]

Mon, 04/25/16 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Adds To Historic Roll At Four-Wides
Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
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Simon Pagenaud survived a late-race shunt with Graham Rahal, passed the damaged car of Rahal with five laps later and went on to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Alabama’s Barber Motorsports Park.
The victory was the second straight for the Team Penske driver and allowed him to pad his points lead.
“That’s not a corner you […]

Sun, 04/24/16 – 16:40 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
Edwards Bumps Way To Second Straight Win
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By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
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Carl Edwards bumped teammate Kyle Busch out of the lead on the final lap and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory was the second straight for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He led 151 laps Sunday, a week after winning Bristol.
“Kyle’s an […]

Sun, 04/24/16 – 15:27 | Comments Off on Edwards Bumps Way To Second Straight Win
DeJoria Wins Pole, Breaks Record at zMAX
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – One day after NHRA Funny Car driver Matt Hagan broke the track record at zMAX Dragway, Alexis DeJoria stole it from him to claim the No. 1 starting position for this weekend’s NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods.
Other top qualifiers Saturday were Steve Torrence in Top […]

Sat, 04/23/16 – 19:00 | Comments Off on DeJoria Wins Pole, Breaks Record at zMAX
Pagenaud On Barber Pole
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Points leader Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
Pagenaud, the winner at Long Beach last weekend, had a fast lap at 01:06.7262 (124.089 mph) at the 2.3-mile road circuit.
“It was awesome,” the Frenchman said. “The car was just incredible, the PPG Car, […]

Sat, 04/23/16 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Barber Pole
Earnhardt Jr. Returns To XFINITY Victory Lane
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first NASCAR XFINITY Series race since 2010 and the first in his own JR Motorsports equipment on Sunday.
Earnhardt beat Ty Dillon by .266 seconds at Richmond International Raceway, but Dillon collected the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus available to the two highest finishes among XFINITY Series regulars from each of the two […]

Sat, 04/23/16 – 17:23 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Returns To XFINITY Victory Lane
Foyt Cars Show Muscle In Alabama
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Takuma Sato and Jack Hawksworth delivered a well-timed, one-two punch for team-owner and Indy car icon A.J. Foyt Jr. Friday, topping the 21-car Verizon IndyCar Series field during practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Sato clocked a lap time of 1 minute, 7.2157-seconds at 123.186 mph, less than a half-second […]

Sat, 04/23/16 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Foyt Cars Show Muscle In Alabama