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Michael McDowell punted leader Alex Tagliani out of the way with 17 laps to go, survived several late restarts and went on to claim his first Xfinity Series race. It came in overtime at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. on Saturday.
Brendan Gaughan, McDowell’s Richard Childress Racing teammate, hounded McDowell over the final laps but […]

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Danica: Walking On Track Was Not A Problem
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – A composed Danica Patrick continues to defend her in-the-moment behavior that drew a $20,000 fine and probation from NASCAR following a crash involving Kasey Kahne at Auto Club Speedway on March 20.
NASCAR slapped Partrick with the monetary hit after officials determined she violated safety rules when […]

Thu, 04/7/16 – 19:49 | One Comment
New Aero Kits Get Indy Workout
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Various configurations of the superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits produced by Chevrolet and Honda _ featuring new-for-2016 domed skid plates _ were tested at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday as preparations ramped-up for 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next month.
Fifteen drivers turned a combined 501 laps around the historic 2.5-mile oval in-between intermittent rain on a […]

Thu, 04/7/16 – 7:08 | Comments Off on New Aero Kits Get Indy Workout
A.J. Allmendinger Rediscovers His Rhythm
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – After a dismal 2015 season in which A.J. Allmendinger produced no top-five and only three top-10 finishes, the Los Gatos, Calif., native’s fickle NASCAR career appeared Sunday to have again found solid footing.
In Martinsville Speedway’s STP 500, Allmendinger trailed winner Kyle Busch by a mere 0.663 second […]

Mon, 04/4/16 – 7:50 | Comments Off on A.J. Allmendinger Rediscovers His Rhythm
Champion Brown Nabs First Top Fuel Win Of 2016
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Defending Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown raced to his first victory of the season Sunday in the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Brown drove his Matco Tools Don Schumacher Racing dragster to a 3.843 second pass at 314.60 mph to defeat first-time finalist Troy Buff, who drove […]

Mon, 04/4/16 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Champion Brown Nabs First Top Fuel Win Of 2016
Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race, Sweeps Martinsville
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Kyle Busch arrived at Martinsville Speedway this weekend without ever having won a NASCAR race at the series’ smallest and oldest track. He left the Martinsville half-mile on Sunday having won twice.
Busch followed up his Camping World Truck Series victory from Saturday with a dominating Sprint Cup Series win on Sunday.
“To win here in Martinsville […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 15:50 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race, Sweeps Martinsville
Rosberg Wins Bahrain But Haas Driver Grosjean Logs Another Stunning Finish
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Surrounded by voice recorders and note pads in the moments following Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean had to slap himself in the face. The purpose was to make sure he was not dreaming because for the second time in the two-race-old 2016 Formula One season, he and his Haas F1 Team had notched a […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 12:26 | Comments Off on Rosberg Wins Bahrain But Haas Driver Grosjean Logs Another Stunning Finish
Dixon Red Hot In The Desert
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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon won the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix in the series’ return to Phoenix International Raceway.
The race at the PIR mile was the first in 11 years and the victory was the the 39th of Dixon’s career, tying him with four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser for […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Dixon Red Hot In The Desert
Anderson Meets The Horsepower Challenge
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Greg Anderson raced to victory in the K&N Horsepower Challenge in an uncontested final round when teammate Jason Line’s car broke on the starting line Saturday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Anderson’s Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro lost traction at the start, but he was able to cruise down the track to claim […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Anderson Meets The Horsepower Challenge
Trucker Kyle Busch Is On The Board In Martinsville
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Kyle Busch snapped a 0-30 winless streak at Martinsville Speedway Saturday, holding off John Hunter Nemechek through three restarts in the final 21 laps of the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race to claim his first victory at the historical short track.
It was […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 19:05 | Comments Off on Trucker Kyle Busch Is On The Board In Martinsville
Mercedes Sweeps Front Row In Bahrain; Haas Again Shows Speed
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Mercedes AMG teammates had the two fastest cars in Saturday’s qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. No surprise there. But the American Haas F1 Team again showed spunk as its two drivers both placed in the top 13 during the session at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Lewis Hamilton won the pole with a lap at […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 17:22 | Comments Off on Mercedes Sweeps Front Row In Bahrain; Haas Again Shows Speed