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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Hagan P1 In Funny Car Qualifying
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Matt Hagan thundered to the No. 1 qualifying position with a track-record performance to lead the quickest Funny Car field in history Saturday at the 19th annual K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
 It was the second pole of the season for Hagan, who navigated the Route 66 Raceway drag strip in Joliet, Ill., under the […]

Sun, 07/10/16 – 11:37 | Comments Off on Hagan P1 In Funny Car Qualifying
Keselowski Was A Cell Out In Winning At Kentucky
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Thanks to a fast car and dead-on fuel management, Brad Keselowski notched his fourth Sprint Cup Series victory of the season Saturday night when he won at Kentucky Speedway.
Dead-on fuel management? Keselowski crossed the finish line at the newly repaved Kentucky 1.5-mile track with a fuel cell, the contents of […]

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Mazda On Pole At Mosport
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Tristan Nunez claimed his second pole of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, leading qualifying for Sunday’s race at Motorsport Park in Canada.
Nunez turned a lap of 1:10.126 (126.2 mph) on the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit in the No. 55 Mazda Prototype. Nunez captured the first pole for the car at Laguna Seca, and joined co-driver […]

Sat, 07/9/16 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Mazda On Pole At Mosport
Pagenaud On Pole In Iowa
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Road racing ace Simon Pagenaud proved to be not too shabby on a short oval on Saturday as he won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway.
“The biggest statement we want to show is we are strong on ovals as well and want to win,” Pagenaud said. “I’m super happy about that. […]

Sat, 07/9/16 – 16:12 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Pole In Iowa
Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
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Kyle Busch collected his fifth victory in nine NASCAR XFINITY Series starts this season when he got the win in overtime at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night.

 Clearing Austin Dillon off Turn 4 in the first lap in overtime, Busch pulled away to beat the Richard Childress Racing driver to the finish line by .455 seconds.

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Sat, 07/9/16 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Busch Bags Kentucky Speedway Win In Overtime
Birthday Girl Brittany Force Sits P1 At Route 66
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Top Fuel driver Brittany Force celebrated her 30th birthday Friday by leading a parade of track-record qualifying performances during the opening sessions of time trials for the 19th annual K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were provisional leaders […]

Sat, 07/9/16 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Birthday Girl Brittany Force Sits P1 At Route 66
Rain Scraps Qualifying In Kentucky; Harvick on Pole
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Friday’s scheduled qualifying session for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway has been cancelled because of wet weather. The decision was made to cancel qualifying and instead give teams and drivers extended practice time at the newly repaved Kentucky track.
“I appreciate NASCAR’s decision to cancel qualifying to give us an opportunity to get more track […]

Fri, 07/8/16 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Rain Scraps Qualifying In Kentucky; Harvick on Pole
Byron Trucks To Victory At Kentucky Speedway
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William Byron led all 42 laps after the final restart to win Thursday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Byron survived challenges from runner-up John Hunter Nemechek and third-place finisher Daniel Hemric to get the win in his No. 9 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.
The victory was the fourth in 10 starts this season for the 18-year-old […]

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Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
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Carl Haas, longtime Indy car team-owner noted for his partnership with actor Paul Newman and trademark cigar, died June 29 at his home in suburban Chicago. He was 86.
Cars fielded by Haas won 107 Indy car races _ second-most all-time _ and eight season championships. The only accomplishment missing from Haas’ impressive motorsports resume was […]

Fri, 07/8/16 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
Action Express Delivers At The Glen
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Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa won the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday to collect their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series victory of the season.
The drivers of the No. 5 Corvette DP took over the lead in both the WeatherTech Championship and North American Endurance Cup […]

Mon, 07/4/16 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Action Express Delivers At The Glen