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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
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Carl Edwards survived a spate of late-race restart challenges  – including two in the final 10 laps –and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and likely moves him into the […]

Sun, 04/17/16 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
Taylors Sew Up Second Straight Win In Long Beach
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Ricky Taylor ducked under polesitter Christian Fittipaldi in Turn 1 on the opening lap and then he and teammate/brother Jordan Taylor went on to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Grand Prix at Long Beach on Saturday.
The Taylor brothers, driving the Wayne Taylor Racing Daytona Prototype Corvette, led all but three laps in the 75-lap race.
“I […]

Sun, 04/17/16 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Taylors Sew Up Second Straight Win In Long Beach
Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves won the pole for the Grand Prix of Long Beach for the second consecutive year on Saturday.
It is the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner’s 47th career pole, his third pole at Long Beach and his second of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season – His first of the year came at Phoenix International […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
Jones Has Big Xfinity Pay Day At Bristol
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Erik Jones out-smarted Kyle Larson Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway, then held off Kyle Busch to snap the strangle-hold the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers have had on the NASCAR Xfinity Series this year. By winning the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, Jones also collected the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus.
“If you had asked […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Jones Has Big Xfinity Pay Day At Bristol
Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
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Christian Fittipaldi of Action Express won the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Grand Prix at Long Beach on Friday.
Fittipaldi posted a time of 1:14.962 (94.512 mph) in his Corvette DP, which he co-drives with Joao Barbosa. Fittipaldi.
His time was just better than that of defending Long Beach winner Ricky Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing.
“There’s […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Throughout NASCAR’s history certain rookie classes have generated more attention than others, but it has been quite some time since the top two rookie contenders have so heavily epitomized the sport’s future.
Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney both come from racing families, having known the sound of high-powered […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes
Edwards On Pole In Bristol
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Carl Edwards on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver won his second pole of the season, his third at Bristol and the 18th of his career.  In Edwards’ two other pole-winning efforts at Bristol, he has finished first (2008) and second (2011).
“I didn’t know […]

Fri, 04/15/16 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Edwards On Pole In Bristol
Kyle Busch Ponders, Nixes Indy 500 Run
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kyle Busch would like to add his name to the Indianapolis 500 roster, but the NASCAR Sprint Cup champion said Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that it wouldn’t occur this year.
Details would need to be worked out, but he said convincing team owner Joe Gibbs to allow him to do it probably […]

Fri, 04/15/16 – 19:00 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Ponders, Nixes Indy 500 Run
Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach
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The only person who will spend more time in Los Angeles-area traffic this weekend than weary Southern California commuters is Ryan Hunter-Reay.
That’s because Hunter-Reay will be driving in both the WeatherTech United SportsCar Championship and IndyCar series portions of the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Yep, the 35-year-old driver is pulling a double on the famed […]

Fri, 04/15/16 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach
Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role
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The 2016 World Endurance Championship season will get under way this weekend at the Silverstone circuit in England and it will start with Patrick Dempsey in a new role.
Dempsey, whose day job is that of a Hollywood actor, has taken himself out of the cockpit of his Porsche 911 RSR and will instead concentrate on […]

Fri, 04/15/16 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role