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Joey Logano took advantage of a bout of fender-bending at the front of the field on the final lap to win Sunday’s weather-delayed NASCAR Clash exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.
Logano blew past front-runners Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski – who made contact while fighting for the lead – on that final lap and cruised […]

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Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The 2016 Petit Le Mans was the end of an era for the Daytona Prototypes, concluding a 14-year run as the lead pony in what is now called the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Next year, the new generation of DPi cars will feature 2017-spec LMP2 chassis, manufacturer-oriented […]

Sat, 10/1/16 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi
Wet Track At Maple Grove Cancels Early Qualifying
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Rain and persistent mist prompted NHRA officials to cancel the first two rounds of professional qualifying Friday at the 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. The event is the third race of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, NHRA’s six-race playoffs that will decide the 2016 world champions.
 Officials consistently worked […]

Sat, 10/1/16 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Wet Track At Maple Grove Cancels Early Qualifying
INDYCAR Notes: Newgarden Bolts ECR
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Ed Carpenter Racing has confirmed the longest-running rumor of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season _ rising American star Josef Newgarden has left the building in Speedway, Ind.
Newgarden, who finished a career-best fourth in this year’s championship, informed team-owner/driver Ed Carpenter on Thursday that he will not be returning to the team for the 2017 […]

Fri, 09/30/16 – 17:40 | 2 Comments
Rain Kills Qualifying In Dover; Bad Brad On Pole
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Qualifying for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series playoff race at Dover was canceled because of rain on Friday. As a result, the starting field will be set per the rulebook – the starting grid is determined based on current owner’s points.
Leading the field to green will be Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski in the No. 2 […]

Fri, 09/30/16 – 16:02 | Comments Off on Rain Kills Qualifying In Dover; Bad Brad On Pole
Langdon Captures Gateway
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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 […]

Sun, 09/25/16 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Langdon Captures Gateway
Harvick Uses Late Pass To Win New Hampshire
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Kevin Harvick, who found himself off the lead lap for a big chunk of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, passed Matt Kenseth for the lead after a restart with six laps to go and went on to get the victory.
The victory moves Harvick, who led just eight laps, and his […]

Sun, 09/25/16 – 16:19 | Comments Off on Harvick Uses Late Pass To Win New Hampshire
Sadler Catches First Xfinity Chase Race Victory
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Elliott Sadler sprinted to victory in the inaugural Xfinity Series race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was Sadler’s of the season, 13th of his career in the series and earned him an automatic berth in the second round of the Chase.
“It feels unbelievable,” he said. “I’ve had a really hard week on not much […]

Sun, 09/25/16 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Sadler Catches First Xfinity Chase Race Victory
Crampton To Enter Gateway As Top Seed In Top Fuel
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Richie Crampton powered to pole position in Top Fuel Saturday as qualifications wrapped up at the fifth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., outside St. Louis.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories […]

Sun, 09/25/16 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Crampton To Enter Gateway As Top Seed In Top Fuel
Byron Scores Historic Win In Loudon
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William Byron lead 161 of 175 laps in Saturday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won the first ever Chase race in the Camping World Truck Series.
Christopher Bell, Byron’s teammate at Kyle Busch Motorsports, closed from 1.325 seconds behind with five laps left to .430 seconds behind on the next-to-last lap but ran out of time […]

Sat, 09/24/16 – 17:42 | Comments Off on Byron Scores Historic Win In Loudon
Points, Not Poles, Are What’s On Edwards Mind
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, NH – NASCAR doesn’t award any points for winning poles and, as pleased as Carl Edwards is to have won his third pole in his last four tries at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, that is far from satisfying.
“Sometimes, it’s tough,’’ Edwards said as he prepared to lead the field […]

Sat, 09/24/16 – 17:29 | Comments Off on Points, Not Poles, Are What’s On Edwards Mind