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Fernando Alonso logged his first test laps in an LMP2 car earlier this week as the Formula One superstar began preparations to compete with United Autosports in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, America’s most prestigious endurance sports car race.
A two-time Formula One World Driving Champion, Alonso tested the team’s Ligier JS P217 at Motorland […]

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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 | Comments Off on Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky
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 | Comments Off on Hight Rolls To Provisonal Pole In Joliet
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 | Comments Off on Busch Faster Than Lightening In Kentucky
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 | Comments Off on Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs
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 | Comments Off on Bell Earns Special Truck Win At Kentucky
Sudden Plate Monster Stenhouse Wins At Daytona
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has become a plate racing master.
Stenhouse got his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory two months ago at Talladega and then on Saturday night, follows that up with a victory at Daytona.
“This validates what we did at Talladega,” Stenhouse said in Victory Lane.
The Roush Fenway Racing driver got the victory when […]

Sun, 07/2/17 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Sudden Plate Monster Stenhouse Wins At Daytona
Byron Wins Xfinity Marathon
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William Byron won his second NASCAR Xfinity Series event in seven days, taking the checkered flag in overtime in Saturday’s weather-delayed Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Byron took the lead from Joey Logano on Lap 98 of a scheduled 100, when off-center contact from Byron’s front bumper sent Logano’s No. 22 Ford plowing through […]

Sat, 07/1/17 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Byron Wins Xfinity Marathon
Rain Halts Xfinity Race
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Eight laps into Friday night’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, rain slowed the proceedings, forcing a caution with Blake Koch in the lead.
With the rain intensifying, NASCAR red-flagged the event after Lap 11 and brought the cars to pit road. After a wait of more than an hour, the […]

Sat, 07/1/17 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Rain Halts Xfinity Race
Earnhardt Jr. On The Cup Pole At Daytona
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., in what could be his last driving appearance at Daytona International Speedway, will start Saturday night’s race from the pole position.
Earnhardt, who is retiring as a full-time Cup driver at the end of the season, laid down a lap at 190.973 mph in Friday’s qualifying session to net the pole.
After doing so, […]

Fri, 06/30/17 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. On The Cup Pole At Daytona
Healthy Torrence Rolls On In Norwalk
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A “mild heart attack” generously is defined as one suffered by someone other than yourself. So, one year after such a life-threatening medical issue forced him into the role of reluctant spectator, Steve Torrence won his Top Fuel-leading fourth event of the season Sunday via a final-round, hole shot pass to cap in the 11th […]

Mon, 06/26/17 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Healthy Torrence Rolls On In Norwalk