Thu, 20/07/17 – 7:06 | No Comment

Matt Crafton won Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
Over the last forty laps of the race, Crafton worked his way from the bottom of the top-10 and took advantage of a Lap 127 caution to challenge a dominant Stewart Friesen for his first win since Charlotte […]

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Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi
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IMSA confirmed on Tuesday that Honda’s Acura marque will field a pair of ARX-05 cars in the Daytona Prototype International class of the WeatherTech Championship sports car series beginning next season.
The series also confirmed that the Acura DPi cars will be fielded in association with Team Penske.
Penske Acuras will join Cadillac, Mazda and Nissan in the […]

Tue, 07/11/17 – 9:20 | No Comment
Torrence Rolls On At Route 66
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Texan Steve Torrence took another step toward securing the No. 1 slot for the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship playoffs Sunday when he defeated Antron Brown in the Top Fuel final of the NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Winning for the fifth time in the last eight national events in his Richard Hogan-tuned Capco […]

Mon, 07/10/17 – 7:59 | No Comment
Castroneves Climbs To Victory At Iowa Speedway
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With rumors of a sports car future at Team Penske emerging as an inconvenient truth, Helio Castroneves served notice Sunday he squarely is focused on punctuating the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season with his first championship.
The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner snapped a three-year, 54-race winless streak via a dominant drive […]

Mon, 07/10/17 – 7:54 | No Comment
Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole
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Team Penske’s Will Power doesn’t usually need the added advantage of being last in the qualifying order _ when track conditions typically are best _ or the benefit of seeing how his teammates have fared to secure a Verizon IndyCar Series pole.
Armed with the bonus of drawing the last spot in Saturday’s qualifying session for the […]

Sun, 07/9/17 – 8:13 | No Comment
Brittany Force Secures Nice Birthday Gift
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Birthday girl Brittany Force powered to her first Top Fuel pole of the season Saturday evening as qualifying concluded for the 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also secured No. 1 positions in their respective categories in Joliet, […]

Sun, 07/9/17 – 7:53 | No Comment
Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky
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Martin Truex Jr. drove to an overtime victory in Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory is the Furniture Row Racing driver’s third of the season and it ties him with seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson for most in the series in 2017.
Kyle Larson finished second and Chase Elliott third in […]

Sun, 07/9/17 – 7:41 | No Comment
Hight Rolls To Provisonal Pole In Joliet
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Robert Hight channeled the prescience of “Carnac the Magnificent” en route to earning the provisional Funny Car pole Friday after the first two rounds of time trials for the Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Hight, of John Force Racing, set both ends of the Route 66 Raceway 1,000-foot track record _ 3.851-seconds […]

Sat, 07/8/17 – 8:25 | No Comment
Busch Faster Than Lightening In Kentucky
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Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race during an weather-abbreviated qualifying session on Friday at Kentucky Speedway.
Busch laid down a record-breaking fast lap in 28.379 seconds (190.282 mph) at the newly repaved 1.5-mile. The laps came in a session was cut from three rounds down to two because of lightening […]

Sat, 07/8/17 – 8:22 | No Comment
Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs
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Matt Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Cup champion, said Friday that he not be back as a driver for Joe Gibbs Racing next year and does not know where he will land.
Kenseth made his announcement during a press conference at Kentucky Speedway, site of this weekend’s Cup race.
“As of today I do not have a job […]

Fri, 07/7/17 – 17:24 | No Comment
Bell Earns Special Truck Win At Kentucky
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Christopher Bell survived an accident and an early spin to win Thursday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Bell picked up his third victory of the season, his first at Kentucky and the fifth of his career, holding off runner-up Brandon Jones by .187 seconds at the end of a closing 32-lap green-flag run.
“This […]

Fri, 07/7/17 – 6:58 | No Comment