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Erica Enders’ pursuit of a second consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championship figures to receive a high-profile boost this weekend, when five-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. rolls out of a self-imposed retirement and into the staging lanes at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.
Sitting between multiple world champions Greg Anderson and Jason line in the point standings, […]

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Power Thinking Sweep After Winning On Indy Road Course
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Without apology, Will Power plans to spend the remainder of his Month of May lowering the broom on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Power’s dominating victory from pole position in the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis has placed him halfway toward an historic sweep of the fledgling road-course event […]

Sun, 05/10/15 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Power Thinking Sweep After Winning On Indy Road Course
Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Thanks to a brief but wild Kansas spring storm and the long delay it produced, Jimmie Johnson on Sunday became the first Sprint Cup driver to win a race on Mother’s Day since 2007.
Johnson, who is pursuing a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season, held off Kevin Harvick […]

Sun, 05/10/15 – 2:30 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas
Allmendinger Signs New Contract
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – AJ Allmendinger knows where he’s going to be working for the next five years. It’s the same place he’s working now.
Allmendinger confirmed Saturday during a press conference at Kansas Speedway, site of Saturday night’s SpongeBob SquarePants 400, that he has signed a contract extension that will keep […]

Sat, 05/9/15 – 20:20 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Signs New Contract
Fuel-Crafty Crafton Win Kansas Truck Race
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt Crafton didn’t have the fastest truck in Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway, but he had the best feel for fuel mileage and what his crew chief would call their lucky fuel cell. The result was Crafton’s seventh series career victory.
With truck after truck […]

Sat, 05/9/15 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Fuel-Crafty Crafton Win Kansas Truck Race
Power P1 In Qualifying At Indy Road Course
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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power extended Team Penske’s and Chevrolet’s recent domination during qualifying with a record-setting pole run Friday afternoon for the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Power toured the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 2.439-mile/14-turn road-course in 1 minute, 9.4886- seconds/126.357 mph in Firestone Fast Six qualifying to earn his second […]

Sat, 05/9/15 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Power P1 In Qualifying At Indy Road Course
Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So, when is 95 miles per hour scarier than 200 mph? For Clint Bowyer it was when a very, very hard baseball came at him at 95 as he stood in a batter’s box at Kauffman Stadium earlier this week.
Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip […]

Fri, 05/8/15 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Castroneves Enjoying A Very Merry Month Of May
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No Verizon IndyCar Series driver is poised to enjoy the Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway more than Helio Castroneves.
Team Penske’s longest-tenured driver, Castroneves will mark his milestone 300th series start Saturday in the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the IMS road-course. But that’s only the first entry on Helio’s […]

Fri, 05/8/15 – 9:27 | Comments Off on Castroneves Enjoying A Very Merry Month Of May
Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The rain was coming down hard and pooling up across the garage area at a rate that was putting Thursday afternoon practices for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kansas Speedway in serious jeopardy.
Might have been a good weekend to stay home […]

Thu, 05/7/15 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
Foyt To Bring Tag, No. 48 Back To Indianapolis
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Veteran Indy car driver and 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Alex Tagliani  has been added to the roster of A.J. Foyt Enterprises for the 99th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” later this month.
Tagliani will drive the Al-Fe Heat Treating Honda-powered Dallara at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the team owned by Foyt, first four-time winner […]

Tue, 05/5/15 – 17:55 | Comments Off on Foyt To Bring Tag, No. 48 Back To Indianapolis
Aero Kit Era Off To A Fast Start In Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Juan Pablo Montoya ushered-in the Verizon IndyCar Series’ superspeedway aero kit era at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday with a chart-topping lap the former Indianapolis 500 champion immediately dismissed as “irrelevant.”
Taken in context, JPM’s observation was more spot-on than sarcastic. Opening Day activities leading into the 99th running of the Indy […]

Mon, 05/4/15 – 7:14 | One Comment