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Brad Keselowski survived a late-race wreckfest, pulled off a last-lap pass and won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The win was Keselowski’s fifth at the restrictor-plate track, his third there since 2012 and moves him into the next round of the Playoffs.
“It’s a special day any day you can win,” he said, “but to […]

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Bourdais: I’m Not Done Racing
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS _ Accompanied by crutches, Sebastien Bourdais returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday morning for the first time since his violent crash on May20 during qualifying for the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500.
“Physically, I’m doing well,” Bourdais said during a news conference on the Speedway’s Fourth Floor, “and I […]

Sun, 05/28/17 – 11:51 | Comments Off on Bourdais: I’m Not Done Racing
Winning The 600 Made Kyle Petty Feel Like A Wood
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – In February 1986, Kyle Petty snaked his Wood Brothers’ Ford through a multi-car crash to obtain his first NASCAR victory, but it wasn’t until slightly more than a year later when he won Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Coca-Cola 600 that he felt he truly deserved to be the […]

Sun, 05/28/17 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Winning The 600 Made Kyle Petty Feel Like A Wood
Vettel, Ferrari Rule The Day In Monaco
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There is joy in Maranello and all over Italy today as a Ferrari has won the “Grandest Grand Prix” for the first time in 16 years.
Sebastian Vettel took the lead from Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen during a pit stop on Lap 39 of the 78-lap Grand Prix of Monaco and easily cruised en route to getting […]

Sun, 05/28/17 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Vettel, Ferrari Rule The Day In Monaco
Defending 500 Champion Rossi Feeling Optimistic
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INDIANAPOLIS – Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi never will be accused of vanity. Monday will mark the one-year anniversary of his improbable victory as a rookie in the historic 100th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Time to dust off that DVD for a quick review, prior to Sunday’s 101st edition?
“I’ve legitimately not […]

Sun, 05/28/17 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Defending 500 Champion Rossi Feeling Optimistic
Blaney Captures Xfinity Win At CMS
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Two NASCAR drivers born one year and two weeks apart stole the spotlight Saturday in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Hisense 4K TV 300 Xfinity Series race with one winning and the other finishing fourth in his series debut.
Ryan Blaney, 23, came from the rear of the field to […]

Sat, 05/27/17 – 19:01 | Comments Off on Blaney Captures Xfinity Win At CMS
Alonsomania Sweeping 101st Running Of Indy 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – It hasn’t been easy trying to upstage Fernando Alonso this Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Alonsomania is running WFO _ Wide. Flat. Open.
Scott Dixon breathed in whatever air was left swirling around inside the venerable “Cathedral of Speed” last Sunday, when he qualified on-pole for […]

Sat, 05/27/17 – 16:48 | Comments Off on Alonsomania Sweeping 101st Running Of Indy 500
Power Down On Power, Not Confidence
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Will Power enters Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 knowing the Honda entries have more power than the Chevrolets, but this year’s Indy Grand Prix winner isn’t worried.
“Every time we have a session, every day a Honda engine blew, so they don’t have the reliability,” said Power, who starts ninth. […]

Sat, 05/27/17 – 16:23 | Comments Off on Power Down On Power, Not Confidence
Castroneves Poised To Make Indy History – Again
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is for sending messages. And the “good news” from three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves is that he believes he is poised to join the Speedway’s most exclusive list at the conclusion of Sunday’s running of the 101st Indianapolis 500.
Castroneves topped the […]

Fri, 05/26/17 – 20:09 | Comments Off on Castroneves Poised To Make Indy History – Again
Harvick on Pole For 600
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Kevin Harvick laid down a laps in 27.918 seconds (193.424 mph) to post the fastest time of of qualifying and secure his first-ever pole for the Coca-Cola 600his at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday.
Kyle Busch will start next to Harvick on the front row with a lap at 192.513 mph, which was .132 seconds slower […]

Fri, 05/26/17 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Harvick on Pole For 600
Energized Kanaan Wants To Just Keep On Going
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – INDYCAR’s “Ironman” is in no hurry to trade his driving suit for the double-breasted business variety, perhaps as de facto ambassador for the Verizon IndyCar Series.
For sure, Tony Kanaan is 42-years-old and on the backside of a productive domestic open-wheel career.  On Sunday, Kanaan will make his 16th […]

Fri, 05/26/17 – 7:32 | Comments Off on Energized Kanaan Wants To Just Keep On Going