Thu, 30/06/16 – 17:03 | No Comment

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 […]

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Hornish Earns Xfinity Victory
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Sam Hornish Jr. shook off any cobwebs that may have set in during a lengthy hiatus from racing and notched a dominating NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Iowa Speedway.
Hornish, who had not raced since he drove in the Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway last November, got the victory in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 18:45 | No Comment
Porsche Wins Le Man As Toyota Stalls On Last Lap
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The No. 2 Porsche 919 hybrid claimed the overall victory in the 24 of Le Mans Sunday when the race-dominating No. 5 Toyota TS050 suffered engine failure on the final lap of after 383 flawless laps in the race.
With Kazuki Nakajima at the wheel on the final stint and headed for what appeared the sure victory, […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 8:22 | No Comment
Byron Trucks To Iowa Win
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William Byron won his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Saturday night when he topped the field at Iowa Speedway.
The victory came in a two-lap shootout in which he held off Cole Custer and Cameron Hayley. The victory was Byron’s third of the seasaon.
“My gosh, it’s awesome just to be a part of Kyle Busch […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 7:17 | No Comment
Torrence On Pole In Bristol
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Steve Torrence claimed pole position in Top Fuel on Saturday as qualifications concluded for the 16th NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the 11th of 24 events on the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 7:07 | No Comment
Flat Spot On: Ford Claims Le Mans in ’66, Then Stumbles
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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As the celebration of Ford’s return to Le Mans continues with the outstanding showing of the new Ford GT, it’s worthwhile to look back 50 years, if only to recognize a different time and era. It was a time when racing men and their cars were giants, especially the Ford […]

Sat, 06/18/16 – 20:45 | No Comment
Capps Rolls On In Funny Car
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Ron Capps raced to the Funny Car provisional pole on Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 11th event of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Capps powered his Don Schumacher […]

Sat, 06/18/16 – 8:09 | No Comment
Dixon Set For ‘European Version of Indy 500’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Open-wheel star Scott Dixon will embellish his world-class racing resume this weekend as a first-time participant in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Less than a month after competing in the 100th edition of the Indianapolis 500, Dixon is part of a four-car team marking the Ford GT’s historic victory at […]

Sat, 06/18/16 – 7:42 | No Comment
ESM Leads American Assault At The 2016 24 Hours Of Le Mans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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America-based Extreme Speed Motorsports will start the most prestigious sports car race in the world this weekend with something very important that it did not have a year ago: experience in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
That experience, combined with the momentum of a good start to the World Endurance […]

Fri, 06/17/16 – 14:40 | One Comment
Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi
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Over the past several years, Leena Gade has made history as race engineer for powerhouse Audi Sport Team Joest in the World Endurance Championship, where she won the series championship and most of its biggest races – including the centerpiece 24 Hours of Le Mans.
This weekend, Gade will make her final appearance for the Audi team […]

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Keselowski Takes Laps In Indy Car
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Brad Keslowski’s wanna-do list: Win Sprint Cup championship – check. Drive a military tank – check. Drive an Indy car – as of Wednesday, check.
Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Cup champion, turned his first laps in an Indy car as part of a multi-team test at Road America, the 4.048-mile permanent road course that will play […]

Thu, 06/16/16 – 6:53 | Comments Off on Keselowski Takes Laps In Indy Car