Thu, 18/09/14 – 8:01 | No Comment

Some week-old Chaseburgers:
Once upon a time, great moments in auto racing earned names. Spin and Win. Pass in the Grass.
On Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, there was a humdinger of a pass that deserves big love. Perhaps even a name.
It came with 16 laps to go in what had been a pretty dull race. Kevin [...]

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NASCAR Unveils Changes For Eldora Trucks Race
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NASCAR on Tuesday announced a series of format changes to the second annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Eldora Speedway dirt track, which is scheduled for July 23.
The changes include:
– Pit stops during competition cautions are now optional, whereas they were mandatory in last year’s inaugural event.
– Each qualifying race will now [...]

Tue, 06/3/14 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Crampton Tops Kalitta; Wins First Top Fuel Race
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Richie Crampton claimed his first career Top Fuel victory and became the 100th different winner in the category. The victory came at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J. on Sunday.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were respective winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing [...]

Mon, 06/2/14 – 6:49 | Comments Off
Castroneves Puts Cap On Big Penske Weekend in Detroit
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Helio Castroneves finished off an all-Penske weekend in Detroit by winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Belle Isle road course.
Castroneves’ victory comes one day after Team Penske teammate Will Power won the first race of the Detroit weekend double header.
That double header is promoted by team owner Roger Penske, who calls Detroit his home [...]

Sun, 06/1/14 – 16:51 | Comments Off
Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory
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Jimmie Johnson arrived in Charlotte, N.C. in mid-May for the Sprint All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600 with people asking him when he was going to win a race this year. Johnson left Dover, Del. on Sunday with people wondering when he would next lose a race.
Johnson dominated large portions [...]

Sun, 06/1/14 – 16:15 | Comments Off
Kalitta To Lead Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations
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Doug Kalitta was quickest in Top Fuel Saturday and earned the No. 1 qualifying position at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the [...]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 19:29 | Comments Off
Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle
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Will Power barely held off Graham Rahal over the final laps at the Belle Isle road course on Saturday to get the victory in the first of two weekend Verizon IndyCar Series races in Detroit.
The series will race again at Belle Isle on Sunday.
Power took over the lead with 10 to go in the race [...]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 18:09 | Comments Off
Taylors Head To Le Mans With Detroit Victory In Pockets
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Ricky and Jordan Taylor sprinted to the Prototype class and overall victory Saturday, in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers at the Belle Isle road course in Detroit.
After winning the fifth race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, the Taylor Brothers took off for the airport and a flight [...]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 17:55 | Comments Off
Busch Goes 2 For 2 At Dover: Eyes Sweep
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After winning Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Kyle Busch is well on his way to scoring a three-race sweep at Dover International Speedway.
The NNS victory came the day after Busch won the Camping World Truck Series race at the Monster Mile.
On Sunday, Busch will have a chance to sweep Dover when he drives in the [...]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 17:49 | Comments Off
WOODY: Nashville Superspeedway Sold, Now What?
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NASHVILLE – Dover Motorsports on Thursday announced plans to sell idle Nashville Superspeedway to NeXovation, a technology-innovation company, and now the big question is:
What does the new owner plan to do with it?
The 1.3-mile asphalt track, located in the pastoral suburbs of Gladeville, 35 miles east of Nashville, has sat idle for three years. Dover [...]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 14:44 | One Comment
Busch Stays Perfect In Trucks
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Kyle Busch remained perfect in the NASCAR Camping World  Truck Series as he won for the fourth time in as many 2014 starts Friday night at Dover International Speedway.
Busch led  150 of 200 laps in winning the Lucas Oil 200.
It was the Las Vegas native’s 39th career victory in the series.
“We all know, the 51 [...]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 7:35 | Comments Off