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Reigning world champion Ron Capps reclaimed the NHRA Funny Car point-lead Sunday with a playoff victory at Maple Grove Raceway that neatly fit his definition of that’s amore!
Capps powered past Courtney Force in the final of the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals to claim his first win at the facility in Reading, Pa., retaking the […]

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Wayne Taylor Cadillac Wins Fifth In A Row
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The No. 10 Cadillac DPi IMSA WeatherTech Series entry of Wayne Taylor Racing stayed perfect on the season Saturday winning on Detroit’s Belle Isle street course.
With brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor driving, the car won for the fifth time in five races in 2017.
“This Cadillac has been unstoppable all year,” Jordan Taylor said in Victory […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 13:21 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Cadillac Wins Fifth In A Row
NHRA Girls Going Fast In New England
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force were joined by Erica Enders in a “You-Go-Girl” opening day of qualifying Friday during the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway in Epping, N.H.
Brittany Force raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead while Courtney Force (Funny Car) and Enders (Pro Stock) […]

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Sauter Wins Dover Truck Race
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Defending series champion Johnny Sauter collected the Camping World Truck Series victory at Dover International Speedway on Friday night, beating teen-age GMS Racing teammate Kas Grala to the finish line by .270 seconds.
Key to the victory for Sauter, who leads in series points, was crew chief Joe Shear Jr.’s decision to bring the 39-year-old Sauter […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 7:54 | Comments Off on Sauter Wins Dover Truck Race
Castroneves, Rahal Start Fast For Detroit Double
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Helio Castroneves and Graham Rahal swapped top-of-the-chart honors during Friday’s practice sessions for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear, the only doubleheader race weekend on the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule.
After Rahal led the morning’s 45-minute practice and Castroneves ran second, the veteran drivers exchanged spots in the afternoon. Castroneves’ lap of 1 […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Castroneves, Rahal Start Fast For Detroit Double
Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge
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Kyle Busch will start Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FS1) from the pole.
Busch laid down a fast lap at 158.954 mph to edge Martin Truex Jr. to get the pole.
With Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Daniel Suarez (158.346 mph) earning a career-best third starting spot and Matt Kenseth (158.211 […]

Fri, 06/2/17 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge
IndyCar Gig Will Be Pure Delight For Gutierrez
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Former Formula One regular Esteban Gutierrez says he is looking forward to a weekend of “pure, pure racing” as he makes his Verizon IndyCar Series debut with Dale Coyne Racing in the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
Gutierrez is replacing the recuperating Sebatien Bourdais in the series’ only doubleheader on the schedule […]

Fri, 06/2/17 – 17:06 | Comments Off on IndyCar Gig Will Be Pure Delight For Gutierrez
Kanaan Chuffed About Driving Tour Of France
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Open-wheel veteran Tony Kanaan will check another box off his racing bucket list later this month, when he participates in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Kanaan, a native of Brazil, will join American Joey Hand and Dirk Müller of Germany in Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. […]

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Indy 500 Victory Went To Sato’s Head On Monday
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Takuma Sato’s alarm clock went off at 6:45 a.m. Monday, launching a bleary-eyed search for a bottle of fast-acting pain relief tablets.
Should a throbbing head be considered yet another official confirmation of victory in the 101st Indianapolis 500?
“Actually, yes,” said Sato, explaining he got to sleep at […]

Tue, 05/30/17 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Victory Went To Sato’s Head On Monday
Dillon, Childress Have 3 Reasons To Celebrate Victory In The 600
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CONCORD, N.C. – In the early morning hours of Monday on Memorial Day weekend, Austin Dillon silenced his critics.
The eldest grandson of team owner Richard Childress became the seventh driver to claim his first-ever Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Coca-Cola 600 – stock car racing’s longest race – and the […]

Mon, 05/29/17 – 12:33 | One Comment
Alonso Gets A Small Taste Of The Indianapolis 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Surrounded by media and assorted gawkers post-race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he raised the milk and offered a toast.
Takuma Sato after winning Sunday’s 101st running of the Indianapolis 500? Nah, Sato and his Andretti Autosport teammates were out kissing the bricks at the start/finish line after his scintillating […]

Mon, 05/29/17 – 7:47 | Comments Off on Alonso Gets A Small Taste Of The Indianapolis 500