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Richie Crampton clocked a career-best elapsed time at Brainerd International Raceway en route to his fourth Top Fuel victory of the season, capping a record-setting Sunday at the 34th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Top Fuel and Funny Car teams took advantage of unseasonably cool and overcast weather conditions at the Minnesota facility to reset all […]

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Gordon’s Indy 500 Dream To Come True – Kind Of
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR accomplishments are documented throughout the Indianapolis Motor Speedway record book, courtesy of his five victories in the Brickyard 400. The Sprint Cup Series superstar who cut his racing teeth as a teen-aged resident of Pittsboro, Ind., will join another elite IMS list later this month as driver […]

Fri, 05/1/15 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Gordon’s Indy 500 Dream To Come True – Kind Of
Vickers Is Done For The Season
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Brian Vickers’ star-crossed journey through the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been dealt another potentially career-ending setback.
Team co-owner Michael Waltrip announced Tuesday that David Ragan will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry in place of Vickers for the remainder of the 2015 Cup season, beginning May 9 at the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway.
Vickers, […]

Thu, 04/30/15 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Vickers Is Done For The Season
Capps Gets Second Funny Car Victory Of Season
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Ron Capps raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Royal Purple Raceway near Houston.
Capps powered past Don Schumacher […]

Sun, 04/26/15 – 19:22 | Comments Off on Capps Gets Second Funny Car Victory Of Season
Newgarden Becomes A Winner
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American Josef Newgarden broke into the ranks of IndyCar Series winners Sunday when he held off charging fellow American Graham Rahal to win at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala.
Driving for the team owned by Indiana natives Sarah Fisher and Ed Carpenter, Newgarden hit the finish line 2.2 seconds ahead of Rahal.
“Oh man, I was […]

Sun, 04/26/15 – 16:50 | Comments Off on Newgarden Becomes A Winner
Busch Returns To The Top With Win In Richmond
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kurt Busch, who was suspended by NASCAR for the first three Sprint Cup Series races of the season, bounced all the way back on Sunday as he won the rain-delayed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory was the first in over a year for Busch and his second […]

Sun, 04/26/15 – 15:30 | Comments Off on Busch Returns To The Top With Win In Richmond
Home-State Hero Massey Claims Top Fuel Pole In Baytown
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Texas native Spencer Massey raced to his first No. 1 qualifying position in nearly two years and his first ever in the Lone Star state Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 […]

Sat, 04/25/15 – 19:16 | Comments Off on Home-State Hero Massey Claims Top Fuel Pole In Baytown
Castroneves Sits On Barber Pole
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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves became a back-to-back IndyCar Series pole winner Saturday when he recorded the fastest lap during qualifying at Barber Motorsports Park.
Castroneves, who won the pole a week ago in the streets of Long Beach, Calif., won the pole for Sunday’s race when he recorded a quick lap of 1 minute, 07.1925 seconds […]

Sat, 04/25/15 – 18:03 | Comments Off on Castroneves Sits On Barber Pole
Logano On Pole At RIR; Race Moved To Sunday
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Team Penske’s Joey Logano on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
The race was scheduled for Saturday night but postponed by bad weather. The new start time is approximately 1 p.m. Eastern.
Logano took the pole with a lap at 127.071 mph. His time in his fast laps around the […]

Sat, 04/25/15 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Logano On Pole At RIR; Race Moved To Sunday
Hamlin Dominates In Richmond
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Virginia native Denny Hamlin led 248 of 250 circuits in winning Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
“Yeah, it was really good,” Hamlin said. “There’s not much you could complain about. The car was flawless and this reminds me a lot of the night I had in Cup a few years […]

Sat, 04/25/15 – 6:57 | Comments Off on Hamlin Dominates In Richmond
Track Records Fall In Rainy Houston
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“Fast” Jack Beckman posted Royal Purple Raceway’s first three-second Funny Car run to close a record-setting qualifying session and take the provisional class lead Friday during the 28th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Shane Gray (Pro Stock) also emerged as first-day qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Sat, 04/25/15 – 6:51 | Comments Off on Track Records Fall In Rainy Houston