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Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a packed crowd at an iconic […]

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Penske Dominates IndyCar’s ‘Test In The West’
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The Verizon IndyCar Series “Test in the West” brought out the record-best in Team Penske Friday.
Helio Castroneves led four Team Penske drivers in the top six after the first session of the Phoenix International Raceway promoter test with a lap time that unofficially eclipsed the track record around the 1.022-mile oval.
Arie Luyendyk, a two-time […]

Sat, 02/27/16 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Penske Dominates IndyCar’s ‘Test In The West’
Courtney Force Tames Wild Horse With Record Run
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Courtney Force rode a track-record elapsed-time performance to the provisional Funny Car pole Friday during qualifying for the 32nd annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals in Chandler, Ariz.
Force led the Funny Car field with a Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park 1,000-foot record ET of 3.930-seconds at 323.97 mph. Meanwhile, Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Bo […]

Sat, 02/27/16 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Tames Wild Horse With Record Run
Kyle Busch Edges Big Brother For Pole At Atlanta But Then Fails Inspection
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch seemingly knocked older brother Kurt Busch off the pole with a minute and 20 seconds left in the third and final session of Friday’s qualifying event for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
But after Kyle failed a post race inspection, Kurt was awarded the pole.
“Real […]

Fri, 02/26/16 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Edges Big Brother For Pole At Atlanta But Then Fails Inspection
Big News Of Week Left Many People Wondering
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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When it was announced this week that Stewart-Haas Racing would sever ties with Chevrolet and campaign Fords next season, a lot of people openly questioned whether or not SHR would continue to get top-shelf pieces and support from current supplier Hendrick Motorsports for the rest of this season.
Jimmie Johnson, the lead […]

Fri, 02/26/16 – 18:15 | One Comment
Haas Wraps Up First Test Session
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Haas F1 Team completed its historic, four-day preseason testing debut Thursday with Esteban Gutierrez running a race simulation and live pit stop practices at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya in Spain.
Gutierrez completed 89 laps/257.21-miles/414.29-kilometers in his No. 21 VF-16 and its Ferrari 061 turbo V-6 powerplant. The American-based team, which made its testing debut Monday, […]

Thu, 02/25/16 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Haas Wraps Up First Test Session
Q and A: Stewart-Haas And Ford Talk About New Deal
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During a teleconference with the media on Wednesday, officials from Stewart-Haas Racing and Ford Performance answered questions about the announcement that the two organizations would work together beginning in 2017.
Stewart-Haas had been a Chevrolet team since it was founded in 2010.
The following is a transcript of the teleconference:
TONY STEWART, Co-Owner, Stewart-Haas Racing – CAN YOU EXPAND […]

Wed, 02/24/16 – 18:33 | Comments Off on Q and A: Stewart-Haas And Ford Talk About New Deal
Nominees For Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 Unveiled
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Legendary engine builders, crew chiefs, owners, drivers and the most recognizable voice in motorsports. The talents, eras and levels may differ, but all share a common thread: They shaped NASCAR, and on Wednesday, they were recognized as nominees for the highest honor the sport bestows – enshrinement into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
NASCAR today announced the […]

Wed, 02/24/16 – 18:24 | One Comment
Haas’ Grosjean Second Fastest Wednesday In Spain
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Romain Grosjean added to Haas F1 Team’s lap-count and data bank during the third day of preseason testing Wednesday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya in Spain.
Grosjean logged 82 laps around the 2.89-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn circuit during his second stint in the No. 8 VF-16 and its Ferrari 061 turbo V-6 […]

Wed, 02/24/16 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Haas’ Grosjean Second Fastest Wednesday In Spain
NASCAR Sets Records Ror Fan Engagement During Daytona 500
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By Reid Spencer
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Sunday’s Daytona 500 provided fans with the closest finish in the history of the Great American Race when winner Denny Hamlin edged runner-up Martin Truex Jr. by .010 seconds — roughly four inches on the track. But Hamlin’s impressive victory at Daytona International Speedway wasn’t the only record-setting event of the day.
On […]

Wed, 02/24/16 – 16:54 | Comments Off on NASCAR Sets Records Ror Fan Engagement During Daytona 500
Stewart-Haas Moving To Ford
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Citing a desire to build its own chassis, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Wednesday that it bolt from its alliance with Hendrick Motorsports and Chevrolet beginning next year.
Ford Performance announced that Stewart-Haas will switch to Ford as its auto manufacturer starting with the 2017 NASCAR season.
The multiyear agreement means that, beginning with Daytona Speedweeks in February 2017, […]

Wed, 02/24/16 – 9:22 | Comments Off on Stewart-Haas Moving To Ford