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Ron Capps is pursuing his first NHRA Funny Car world championship with a point-padding plan that is as basic as one…two…seven.
Capps earned seven of a possible 12 bonus points when he was second-quickest twice, and fastest once, during four sessions of qualifying for last weekend’s ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, […]

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Almirola Removes Asterisk With Daytona Xfinity Win
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Full-time Sprint Cup driver Aric Almirola won Friday night’s Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
The race ended under caution when a wreck occurred in overtime and video showed Almirola in the lead.
The victory was Almirola’s second in the series. The first victory, at the Milwaukee Mile, came with Almirola watching from pit road as he started […]

Sat, 07/2/16 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Almirola Removes Asterisk With Daytona Xfinity Win
Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
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Roush Fenway Racing won a Sprint Cup pole for the first time since 2013 on Friday when Greg Biffle was laid down the fastest lap in qualifying at Daytona International Speedway.
The pole was the first for Biffle since 2012 and came at 192.955 mph. After winning it, he kept it in perspective.

“You know, a restrictor plate […]

Fri, 07/1/16 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Details Of Rescheduled TMS Race Announced
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway has formalized its “Restart Your Engines” schedule and ticket guidelines for completion of the rain-delayed Firestone 600 Verizon IndyCar Series night race set for Saturday, Aug. 27.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” initially was postponed on Saturday, June 11, and […]

Thu, 06/30/16 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Details Of Rescheduled TMS Race Announced
Capps Stays Hot In Norwalk
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Ron Capps continued his midseason dominance in Funny Car Sunday with his fourth win of 2016 at the 10th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Norwalk, Ohio.
Capps recorded a winning 1,000-foot pass of 3.956-seconds at 317.49 mph to defeat Courtney Force’s 4.010-second run at 314.17 mph.  Capps won for the third time in the […]

Mon, 06/27/16 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Capps Stays Hot In Norwalk
Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
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Tony Stewart, who earlier in the week had voiced his displeasure with NASCAR racing said he could not wait to retire from Sprint Cup racing at the end of the season, won Sunday’s Cup race at the Sonoma Raceway road course.
The victory, Stewart’s first of the year but eighth on a road course, puts the […]

Sun, 06/26/16 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Power Is Powerful Again; Wins Road America
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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 […]

Sun, 06/26/16 – 14:25 | Comments Off on Power Is Powerful Again; Wins Road America
Kalitta Rules Fuel Classes In Norwalk
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Kalitta Motorsports teammates Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Del Worsham (Funny Car) swept the No. 1 nitro qualifying positions Saturday as time trials concluded for the 10th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their respective categories into eliminations Sunday at […]

Sun, 06/26/16 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Kalitta Rules Fuel Classes In Norwalk
Bell Wins Trucks Race, Townley The Fight At Gateway
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Christopher Bell won the Camping World Truck Series and John Wes Townley won a more-serious -than-usual driver fight over Spencer Gallagher at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis on Saturday night.
For Bell, driver of the No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra, the victory was the second of his career. It came by 0.275 second […]

Sun, 06/26/16 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Bell Wins Trucks Race, Townley The Fight At Gateway
Power On Road America Pole
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With team Penske’s Will Power leading the way, Chevrolets captured the top five spots on the starting grid for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Road America on Saturday.
The pole was the second of the season for Power. It came on the strength of a lap in 01 minute, 42.2105 seconds (141.379 mph) at the 4-mile […]

Sat, 06/25/16 – 18:08 | Comments Off on Power On Road America Pole
A Joyful Rebirth And Sad Farewell In Wisconsin
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There is certainly reason to celebrate this weekend as North America’s top non-stock car racing series returns to the best road circuit not located in France, Germany, Italy or Belgium. But there is also reason to mourn.
A hearty welcome back, Road America but at the same time, so sad to […]

Sat, 06/25/16 – 15:56 | 2 Comments