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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

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Action Express Delivers At The Glen
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Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa won the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday to collect their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series victory of the season.
The drivers of the No. 5 Corvette DP took over the lead in both the WeatherTech Championship and North American Endurance Cup […]

Mon, 07/4/16 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Action Express Delivers At The Glen
Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
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Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg acted like anything but teammates on the final lap of Sunday’s Austria Grand Prix as the two made contact and nearly wiped each other out in a battle for the lead and the victory.
Hamilton emerged from the contact with both the lead and then victory in his Mercedes AMG Silver […]

Sun, 07/3/16 – 13:31 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A couple of days ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that the only time that drivers enjoy racing at restrictor plate tracks is when they run up front. Brad Keselowski emerged as Mr. Happy late Saturday night.
Keselowski stayed ahead of the massive wrecks which garaged many of the biggest stars in […]

Sun, 07/3/16 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
Hamilton Reigns In Rain In Austrian Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG will start Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix from pole position after a dramatic wet/dry qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
Hamilton turned a hot lap of 1 minute, 07.922-seconds around the 2.688-mile/4.326-kilometer/nine-turn Red Bull Ring to beat Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg […]

Sat, 07/2/16 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Hamilton Reigns In Rain In Austrian Qualifying
Corvette Hoping To Forget Le Mans At The Glen
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Sometimes the best part of exotic travel is the coming home part. You can bet that the folks at Corvette Racing are feeling that way this week as they prepare for the six-hour race at New York state’s historic Watkins Glen road course.
They are home after a politically and competitively frustrating trip to the French […]

Sat, 07/2/16 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Corvette Hoping To Forget Le Mans At The Glen
Almirola Removes Asterisk With Daytona Xfinity Win
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Full-time Sprint Cup driver Aric Almirola won Friday night’s Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
The race ended under caution when a wreck occurred in overtime and video showed Almirola in the lead.
The victory was Almirola’s second in the series. The first victory, at the Milwaukee Mile, came with Almirola watching from pit road as he started […]

Sat, 07/2/16 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Almirola Removes Asterisk With Daytona Xfinity Win
Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
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Roush Fenway Racing won a Sprint Cup pole for the first time since 2013 on Friday when Greg Biffle was laid down the fastest lap in qualifying at Daytona International Speedway.
The pole was the first for Biffle since 2012 and came at 192.955 mph. After winning it, he kept it in perspective.

“You know, a restrictor plate […]

Fri, 07/1/16 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Details Of Rescheduled TMS Race Announced
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway has formalized its “Restart Your Engines” schedule and ticket guidelines for completion of the rain-delayed Firestone 600 Verizon IndyCar Series night race set for Saturday, Aug. 27.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” initially was postponed on Saturday, June 11, and […]

Thu, 06/30/16 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Details Of Rescheduled TMS Race Announced
Capps Stays Hot In Norwalk
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Ron Capps continued his midseason dominance in Funny Car Sunday with his fourth win of 2016 at the 10th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Norwalk, Ohio.
Capps recorded a winning 1,000-foot pass of 3.956-seconds at 317.49 mph to defeat Courtney Force’s 4.010-second run at 314.17 mph.  Capps won for the third time in the […]

Mon, 06/27/16 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Capps Stays Hot In Norwalk
Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
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Tony Stewart, who earlier in the week had voiced his displeasure with NASCAR racing said he could not wait to retire from Sprint Cup racing at the end of the season, won Sunday’s Cup race at the Sonoma Raceway road course.
The victory, Stewart’s first of the year but eighth on a road course, puts the […]

Sun, 06/26/16 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway