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Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

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Corvettes Showing Off Muscle As Le Mans Nears
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The countdown to the world’s most prestigious endurance race is on fast-forward. Corvette Racing paced the United States-based contingent completing Sunday’s annual Le Mans Test Day, a critical lead-in to the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18-19.
The list of 60 cars and complete driver […]

Tue, 06/7/16 – 8:36 | 2 Comments
Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
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Doug Kalitta’s three-race winning streak came to an end and Antron Brown raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Monday at the rain-delayed NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Brown closed the gap on series points-leader Kalitta with a convincing victory over rival Steve Torrence in the final round. Brown powered […]

Mon, 06/6/16 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kurt Busch, in full fuel-conservation mode over the final 30 laps, held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski to win Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. He led 32 laps in getting the win.
“I […]

Mon, 06/6/16 – 14:33 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
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Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Will Power – as least temporarily – climbed back to the top spot in the almighty four-driver Team Penske IndyCar Series organization Sunday when he held off teammate Simon Pagenaud to win the second Dual in Detroit race of the weekend.
The win for Power, the 2014 series champion, was his […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
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Antron Brown claimed his “overdue” first pole of the season during Saturday’s final round of qualifications at the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into eliminations at the ninth race of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series at New […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
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Sebastien Bourdais and his KVSH Racing team played a pair of key pit stop gambles into the winning hand during Saturday’s first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, making history in the process.
A four-time Champ Car driver’s champion, Bourdais won by 2.0401-seconds over rookie Conor Daly in the 70-lap race on the 2.35-mile temporary […]

Sat, 06/4/16 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England
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Ron Capps set a track record en route to the provisional Funny Car qualifying lead Friday during the opening day of time trials for the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the ninth event […]

Sat, 06/4/16 – 11:44 | Comments Off on Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England
Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
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Simon Pagenaud earned the pole position for the first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
Pagenaud’s fast lap in the Fast Six, the last of three rounds of knockout qualifying on the 2.35-mile Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course, was ain 1 minute, 14.9166 seconds (112.926 mph) in the No. 22 Team Penske […]

Fri, 06/3/16 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono
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Brad Keselowski edged Team Penske teammate Joey Logano for the pole in  Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Keselowski won the pole at the 2.5-mile triangular speedway with a lap in 49.525 seconds (181.726 mph).
Logano (181.400 mph) by .089 seconds. Keselowski won his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season, his first at […]

Fri, 06/3/16 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono