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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Five days before NASCAR kicks off its 2016 season with the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona, the sanctioning body’s first-ever charter system is in place.
It means that 36 of this year’s 38 full-time teams are guaranteed a starting position in the Sprint Cup Series 36-point races, which will have a grid […]

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INDYCAR Hands Castroneves Fourth Place
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Helio Castroneves has leapfrogged Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series point standings without turning a wheel in anger.
Next up on the Brazilian’s to-do list – his own street at Texas Motor Speedway.
INDYCAR announced a reduction in the penalty assessed to Castroneves following the second annual […]

Thu, 06/4/15 – 19:56 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Hands Castroneves Fourth Place
INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Safety modifications to INDYCAR’s new superspeedway aero kits continued Tuesday, when the sanctioning body announced it will implement the use of closure panels to the rear wheel guards of both Chevrolet and Honda packages beginning this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.
The rival manufacturers each have developed […]

Wed, 06/3/15 – 9:23 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
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By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Raceway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt in sharing that […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Bourdais bags fuelish IndyCar Series win at Belle Isle
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Sebastien Bourdais distanced himself from Takuma Sato over the final three “nerve-wracking” laps of Race 2 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Sunday en route to his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season.
Bourdais, driving for the team fronted by 1996 CART champion Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven, became the […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:28 | Comments Off on Bourdais bags fuelish IndyCar Series win at Belle Isle
Munoz’s rainy day strategy a winner in Detroit
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Andretti Autosport turned a savvy rainy day strategy into a 1-2 finish for first-time Verizon IndyCar Series winner Carlos Munoz and runnerup Marco Andretti Saturday in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.
Munoz, 23, was declared the winner with his Honda-powered car covered by a tarp on pit road, as […]

Sun, 05/31/15 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Munoz’s rainy day strategy a winner in Detroit
Cameron Paces Corvette Domination on Streets of Belle Isle
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Dane Cameron passed Jordan Taylor during the final 30 minutes, then held off the sister Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype of Joao Barbosa, to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.
Cameron and co-driver Eric Curran collaborated to give the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Team Fox Corvette DP its first TUDOR […]

Sun, 05/31/15 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Cameron Paces Corvette Domination on Streets of Belle Isle
Cameron, Curran Win DP Race At Belle Isle
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Dane Cameron passed Jordan Taylor during the final 30 minutes and held on to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Belle Isle.
The win for the giving the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Team Fox Corvette DP, which was co-driven by Eric Curran Saturday, was […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Cameron, Curran Win DP Race At Belle Isle
Chris Buescher Wins XFINITY Race In Dover, But Not Love Of His Teammate
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Chris Buescher won Saturday’s Buckle Up 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway but angered the heck out of his Roush Fenway Racing teammate in the process.
Contact between the RFR cars of Buescher and Darrell Wallace Jr. on Lap 191 of 200 cut the left front tire of Wallace’s No. 6 Ford and forced […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 17:43 | Comments Off on Chris Buescher Wins XFINITY Race In Dover, But Not Love Of His Teammate
Reddick Trucks To Victory In Dover
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Tyler Reddick passed Erik Jones on Lap 193 of 200 and finished 1.255 seconds ahead of Daniel Suarez to win Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
The victory was Reddick’s second of the season in the No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford, and in the driver’s view, it atoned […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Reddick Trucks To Victory In Dover
Corvettes Come Up Big In Qualifying At Belle Isle
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Christian Fittipaldi led a Corvette Daytona Prototype sweep of the top three positions during qualifying Friday evening for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Detroit Metro Chevy Dealers, setting a DP lap record at the Raceway on Belle Isle Park.
Fittipaldi toured the 2.35-mile, 14-turn layout in 1 minute, 24.746-seconds and 99.828 mph in […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 7:34 | Comments Off on Corvettes Come Up Big In Qualifying At Belle Isle