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Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi sprayed some grape after winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Long Beach. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi joined a short list of open-wheel royalty when he won Sunday’s 45th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach from pole position, delivering Michael Andretti his landmark 200th […]

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‘Hinchtown’ Becomes Capital Of Iowa For A Day
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The 2018 season was not going  the way driver James Hinchcliffe had hoped. Until, that is, late in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway when he tracked down and passed a seemingly unbeatable Josef Newgarden and then drove off to victory.
The win was the first of the season for Hinchcliffe […]

Sun, 07/8/18 – 15:42 | Comments Off on ‘Hinchtown’ Becomes Capital Of Iowa For A Day
Pritchett On Pole In New England
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Leah Pritchett secured pole position in Top Fuel for the second consecutive season Saturday afternoon in front of a sellout crowd attending the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also emerged as No. 1 qualifiers at New England Dragway in Epping, N.H., during the 13th of 24 […]

Sun, 07/8/18 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Pritchett On Pole In New England
Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win
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Erik Jones fought off Martin Truex Jr. in double overtime to win Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cups Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The 22-year-old Jones, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, earned his first victory in the series on a night during which a large number of the cars belonging to most successful veterans in the sport […]

Sun, 07/8/18 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win
Power On Pole In Iowa
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Will Power earned his second straight pole starting position at Iowa Speedway during qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway.
Power turned two laps around the 0.894-mile oval at an average speed of 182.391 mph to collect the 52nd pole position of his career.
“I love this place,” Power said. “It’s a real tough […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 17:05 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Iowa
Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
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Kyle Larson drove to overtime victory in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The win by Larson came by .005 seconds over Elliott Sadler, who finished second at Daytona for the third straight race.
The race’s finishing order was put in doubt, however. It was decided after NASCAR bumped […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
Hagan Provisional P1 In New Hampshire
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Defending event champion Matt Hagan added to his recent run of Funny Car success Friday, earning provisional pole during the opening day of time trials for the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also emerged as preliminary No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Hagan Provisional P1 In New Hampshire
Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
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Chase Elliott, hobbled by a sprained ankle that he sustain during “horse play” around his swimming pool on the Fourth of July, claimed the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during Friday’s qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway.
Elliott’s pole-winning lap came at 194.045 mph at the 2.5-mile Daytona oval.
“I didn’t know it […]

Fri, 07/6/18 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
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The Red Dragon prototype returned to Victory Lane on Sunday when Stephen Simpson in the No. 99 GAINSCO JDC-Miller Motorsports ORECA LMP2 car to the win in the IMSA WeatherTech Series’ Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

“I don’t really know what to say,” said Simpson, who put the GAINSCO colors back in victory lane for […]

Sun, 07/1/18 – 18:18 | Comments Off on The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
Kyle Busch Wrestles Away A Hot Victory In Joliet
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The final lap in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in Joliet was as hot as the triple-digit temperatures that had settled in over the northeastern Illinois countryside.
Kyle Busch issued a payback bump to the rear of Kyle Larson’s car with two turns to go on the final lap and went on to win […]

Sun, 07/1/18 – 16:41 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wrestles Away A Hot Victory In Joliet
Menard On Pole In Joliet
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Paul Menard, racing on the track closest to his native Wisconsin, won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.
Menard won the pole with a lap at 180.102 mph (29.998 seconds) in the final round of qualifying session at the 1.5-mile track on a blistering hot day.
Nearly 10 years had passed […]

Sun, 07/1/18 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Menard On Pole In Joliet