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After winning the pole for the Daytona 500 last Sunday, Chase Elliott didn’t need to win his heat race in Thursday’s night’s first Can-Am Duel. But he wanted to and did.
In the second Duel, Denny Hamlin passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. – who had already won the outside pole for this Sunday’s 500 – on the next-to-last […]

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Porsche Happy To Pick Up ‘Incomprehensible’ Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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This is what the 24 Hours of Le Mans means in the pecking order of world motorsport. Moments before the start of Sunday’s press conference following the FIA Formula One Grand Prix of Europe, Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari tossed out the first inquiry to a roomful of media.
“Question to […]

Wed, 06/22/16 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Porsche Happy To Pick Up ‘Incomprehensible’ Win
Top Merc: Rosberg Refuses To Roll Over
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Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg re-asserted control of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship Sunday with a victory in the Grand Prix of Europe that left nothing to debate.
Rosberg qualified on-pole, set the fastest race lap (1 minute, 46.485-seconds on Lap 48) and led all 51 laps/190 miles en route to a 16.696-second victory over […]

Wed, 06/22/16 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Top Merc: Rosberg Refuses To Roll Over
Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks
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CONCORD, N.C. – Slightly more than two years after moving from Bandolero to Legend cars Austin Green, the son of NASCAR champion David Green, finds himself in contention for a national title.
Heading into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Summer Shootout Series, the 15-year-old Austin led the Legends Pro Asphalt Division national standings.  He no longer drove a […]

Mon, 06/20/16 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks
Johnson Jr. Shines In Bristol
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Tommy Johnson Jr. delivered a dual birthday/Father’s Day gift for his dad, Tommy Johnson Sr., at Bristol Dragway Sunday that couldn’t be bought. It had to be earned.
“I love this race, and Father’s Day seems to be really good to me,” Johnson Jr. said after his first Funny Car victory of the season in the […]

Mon, 06/20/16 – 9:04 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Shines In Bristol
Hornish Earns Xfinity Victory
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Sam Hornish Jr. shook off any cobwebs that may have set in during a lengthy hiatus from racing and notched a dominating NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Iowa Speedway.
Hornish, who had not raced since he drove in the Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway last November, got the victory in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 18:45 | Comments Off on Hornish Earns Xfinity Victory
Porsche Wins Le Man As Toyota Stalls On Last Lap
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The No. 2 Porsche 919 hybrid claimed the overall victory in the 24 of Le Mans Sunday when the race-dominating No. 5 Toyota TS050 suffered engine failure on the final lap of after 383 flawless laps in the race.
With Kazuki Nakajima at the wheel on the final stint and headed for what appeared the sure victory, […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins Le Man As Toyota Stalls On Last Lap
Byron Trucks To Iowa Win
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William Byron won his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Saturday night when he topped the field at Iowa Speedway.
The victory came in a two-lap shootout in which he held off Cole Custer and Cameron Hayley. The victory was Byron’s third of the seasaon.
“My gosh, it’s awesome just to be a part of Kyle Busch […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Byron Trucks To Iowa Win
Torrence On Pole In Bristol
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Steve Torrence claimed pole position in Top Fuel on Saturday as qualifications concluded for the 16th NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the 11th of 24 events on the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Sun, 06/19/16 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Torrence On Pole In Bristol
Flat Spot On: Ford Claims Le Mans in ’66, Then Stumbles
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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As the celebration of Ford’s return to Le Mans continues with the outstanding showing of the new Ford GT, it’s worthwhile to look back 50 years, if only to recognize a different time and era. It was a time when racing men and their cars were giants, especially the Ford […]

Sat, 06/18/16 – 20:45 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Ford Claims Le Mans in ’66, Then Stumbles
Capps Rolls On In Funny Car
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Ron Capps raced to the Funny Car provisional pole on Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 11th event of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Capps powered his Don Schumacher […]

Sat, 06/18/16 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Capps Rolls On In Funny Car