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Martin Truex’s dominating weekend at Kansas Speedway was extended well into Sunday after noon as the Furniture Row Racing driver won from the pole at the 1.5-mile oval.
Truex led 91 of 267 laps in earning his seventh victory of the season in a race that featured some significant wrecks.
So good was his FRR Toyota that Truex […]

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Rain Puts Larson On Bristol Pole
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Because Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series was washed out by rain on Friday, Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing was awarded the pole based on owner points.
Starting second will be Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports.
Those are familiar positions for both drivers, who started in the same spots when rain wiped out […]

Fri, 04/21/17 – 14:47 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Bristol Pole
Alonso’s Triple Crown Bid To Begin May 3
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fernando Alonso’s Verizon IndyCar Series dance card is beginning to fill up.
Alonso is scheduled to log his first test laps with Andretti Autosport in preparation for competing in the 101st Indianapolis 500 on Wednesday, May 3, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Alonso, the Formula One World Driving Champion in 2005 and […]

Fri, 04/21/17 – 7:08 | Comments Off on Alonso’s Triple Crown Bid To Begin May 3
Haas F1 Team Spirits Are High After Trip To Bahrain
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Haas F1 Team capped a productive, point-paying drive by Romain Grosjean in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix with completion of a two-day open test at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.
Kevin Magnussen took the wheel of the Ferrari-powered VF-17 for the second and final day of testing Wednesday, one-upping his teammate […]

Thu, 04/20/17 – 16:46 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Team Spirits Are High After Trip To Bahrain
McLaren Woes Sending Alonso To Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fernando Alonso admits that his startling decision to compete in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 next month was triggered by the sad fact that McLaren Honda _ after only three of 20 races _ is not a player for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship.
“Yeah, definitely,” said […]

Tue, 04/18/17 – 11:24 | Comments Off on McLaren Woes Sending Alonso To Indianapolis
Vettel Gives Ferrari Big Win In Bahrain
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Ferrari’s Formula One renaissance raced forward on Sunday as the Italian team’s Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix by 6.660 seconds over Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton.
The enabled Ferrari to break a tie in the driver standings between the German Vettel and Britain’s Hamilton and spurred Vettel to dance around like child on his birthday […]

Sun, 04/16/17 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Vettel Gives Ferrari Big Win In Bahrain
Mercedes’ Bottas On Bahrain Pole
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas took the pole for Sunday’s Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday.
Bottas’ fast lap of 1:28.769 set a new track qualifying record and was .023 of a second better than runner-up and teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Sabastian Vettel of Ferrari qualifying third fastest.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo took fourth ahead of Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen.
Hamilton […]

Sat, 04/15/17 – 12:29 | Comments Off on Mercedes’ Bottas On Bahrain Pole
Critics: Alonso ‘Barking Mad’ To Race At Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner says Formula One superstar Fernando Alonso of arch-rival McLaren F1 is “barking mad” for his decision to compete in next month’s Indianapolis 500.
Alonso, a two-time F1 World Driving Champion, announced Wednesday he will drive in the 101st running of the Indy 500 on […]

Sat, 04/15/17 – 11:54 | Comments Off on Critics: Alonso ‘Barking Mad’ To Race At Indy
IndyCar Drivers Get Taste Of ‘Crazy’ New TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Fourteen Verizon IndyCar Series drivers experienced their first laps through Texas Motor Speedway’s repaved and re-profiled Turns 1 and 2 with eyes, throttles _ and apparently mouths _ wide-open.
“It’s a big difference going down there into (turns) 1 and 2,” Graham Rahal said at the close […]

Fri, 04/14/17 – 8:07 | Comments Off on IndyCar Drivers Get Taste Of ‘Crazy’ New TMS
IndyCar Drivers Go Gaga Over Alonso News
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By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Verizon IndyCar Series drivers testing on Texas Motor Speedway’s repaved and re-profiled pavement Wednesday enthusiastically greeted the sensational news that Formula One superstar Fernando Alonso would be joining them for the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500.
“Yeah, that’s cool! Big news,” said Scott Dixon, the 2008 Indy […]

Wed, 04/12/17 – 19:02 | Comments Off on IndyCar Drivers Go Gaga Over Alonso News
F1 Champ Alonso To Drive In Indy 500
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The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 has attracted a member of Formula One royalty.
McLaren announced Wednesday that Fernando Alonso, a two-time F1 World Driving Champion and three-time runner-up, will compete in the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 on May 28.
Alonso will drive for Andretti Autosport, which has won four Indianapolis 500s, including last […]

Wed, 04/12/17 – 16:11 | Comments Off on F1 Champ Alonso To Drive In Indy 500