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Leah Pritchett’s nomadic journey through the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has reunited her with powerhouse Don Schumacher Racing for Round 7 of the schedule at Atlanta Dragway, and beyond.
Pritchett, who won her first Top Fuel event in Race No. 2 of the season near Phoenix on Feb. 28, was left without […]

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NHRA Countdown Gets Off To Surprising Start
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Historical moments and upsets defined Sunday’s NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway as three of the four pro classes point leaders changed in the first round of the Countdown to the Championship.
Top Fuel winner Antron Brown, Funny Car victor Del Worsham and Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Andrew […]

Mon, 09/21/15 – 7:50 | Comments Off on NHRA Countdown Gets Off To Surprising Start
Brown Countdown Pursuit Off To Big Start In North Carolina
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Antron Brown raced to a historic Top Fuel victory Sunday at the NHRA Carolina Nationals by outrunning rival J.R. Todd in the first final round to be contested by African-American drivers in NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series history.
Meanwhile in Pro Stock at zMAX Dragway, NHRA’s strong competitor diversity also was showcased in impressive fashion […]

Sun, 09/20/15 – 19:33 | Comments Off on Brown Countdown Pursuit Off To Big Start In North Carolina
Hobbled Hamlin Sprints To Win At Chicagoland
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Denny Hamlin may have been a casualty on a basketball court two weeks ago but he was a winner on Sunday as he opened the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs with a victory at Chicagoland Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver – who not only suffered severe damage to his right knee in the […]

Sun, 09/20/15 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Hobbled Hamlin Sprints To Win At Chicagoland
Kyle Busch Wins Battle of JGR Drivers At Chicagoland
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Kyle Busch surged ahead of teammate Matt Kenseth with a crossover move on the next-to-last lap and won the Furious 7 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race by .791 seconds at Chicagoland Speedway Saturday night.
The two JGR cars were the clear class of the field, but after they swapped the lead three times on […]

Sun, 09/20/15 – 6:48 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Battle of JGR Drivers At Chicagoland
Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC
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AUSTIN, Tex. – Does Audi Sport have anything for Porsche’s 919 Hybrid in the second half of the World Endurance Championship season? Judging from the qualifying and results at the Circuit of the Americas, the answer is probably not.
Porsche Team won Le Mans going away in June with both better lap times and fuel efficiency […]

Sun, 09/20/15 – 6:37 | Comments Off on Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC
Millican Continues Spoiler Role In zMAX Qualifying
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Countdown playoff spoiler Clay Millican earned his first No. 1 qualifying position in more than two years Saturday at the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s noon eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers in the […]

Sat, 09/19/15 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Millican Continues Spoiler Role In zMAX Qualifying
Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat
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CONCORD, N.C. – Tommy Johnson Jr.’s NHRA career looked pretty grim about three years ago, but the Indiana resident revitalized it and this weekend entered the Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway with one of the most consistent Funny Cars this season.
“We’re not running the record numbers,” Johnson Jr. said. “We’re racing what […]

Sat, 09/19/15 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat
Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Tex. – In searing temperatures at the Circuit of the Americas, Scott Pruett and Joey Hand claimed their first victory of the year in the Ford EcoBoost-Riley while behind them the Prototype championship in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship heated up.
After spins, disputed scoring and penalties, Richard Westbook and Michael […]

Sat, 09/19/15 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt
American Rossi To Make F1 Debut
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Alexander Rossi’s overdue Formula One debut was of the baby-step variety Friday, as the American logged a combined 27 laps during two practices for the Singapore Airlines Grand Prix after crashing-out of the first session.
Manor Marussia F1 Team announced Wednesday from its headquarters in Banbury, U.K., that it had signed the native of Auburn, Calif., […]

Sat, 09/19/15 – 7:34 | Comments Off on American Rossi To Make F1 Debut
Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World
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By Jonathan Ingram  | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Texas – As life’s rhythms go, Nick Tandy is in a groove. He’s been clicking off major endurance race victories since the Petit Le Mans two years ago, a skein that culminated with a stunning co-drive to victory for Porsche at the Le Mans 24-hour in June, which brought […]

Sat, 09/19/15 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World