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IMSA Ford driver Billy Johnson will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend driving Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion in place of the recovering Aric Almirola during the Toyota/SaveMart 350 on the 1.99-mile Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway road-course.
Fresh from competing in last weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Johnson’s first […]

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500-Winner Sato Earns Sunday’s Pole
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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If it’s Sunday…better keep an eye on Takuma Sato in Motown.
Sato kept the momentum from his historic Indianapolis 500 victory going Sunday morning, winning the Verizon P1 Award and pole position in record fashion for this afternoon’s second race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear doubleheader.
The driver […]

Sun, 06/4/17 – 14:45 | Comments Off on 500-Winner Sato Earns Sunday’s Pole
Confident Rahal Hoping To Double Up In Detroit
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Here’s guessing that Graham Rahal probably didn’t sleep great Saturday night either. It’s called anticipation…
Rahal led 55 of 70 laps around the Raceway at Belle Isle Park’s 2.35-mile/14-turn temporary street circuit Saturday afternoon en route to a dominating victory in the first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented […]

Sun, 06/4/17 – 8:54 | Comments Off on Confident Rahal Hoping To Double Up In Detroit
Pritchett’s Pole Roll Continues
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Leah Pritchett of Don Schumacher Racing secured her third Top Fuel pole of the season Saturday evening as qualifying concluded for the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.  
Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) also notched No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at New England Dragway at the […]

Sun, 06/4/17 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Pritchett’s Pole Roll Continues
Larson Dominates Dover
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Kyle Larson started from the pole, led 137 of 200 laps and won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway.
The victory was the third of the season for the Chip Ganassi Racing driver in the series.
“Our cars have been really good on both sides, (Monster Energy NASCAR) Cup and Xfinity,” Larson said. “Especially […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Larson Dominates Dover
Rahal Speeds To IndyCar Pole
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Graham Rahal broke an eight-year pole position drought in style Saturday morning, setting a Raceway at Belle Isle Park track record to win the Verizon P1 Award for the first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear doubleheader.
Rahal, driver of the No. 15 Honda, scorched around the 2.35-mile/14-turn temporary street course in 1-minute, […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 14:07 | Comments Off on Rahal Speeds To IndyCar Pole
Wayne Taylor Cadillac Wins Fifth In A Row
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The No. 10 Cadillac DPi IMSA WeatherTech Series entry of Wayne Taylor Racing stayed perfect on the season Saturday winning on Detroit’s Belle Isle street course.
With brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor driving, the car won for the fifth time in five races in 2017.
“This Cadillac has been unstoppable all year,” Jordan Taylor said in Victory […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 13:21 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Cadillac Wins Fifth In A Row
NHRA Girls Going Fast In New England
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Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force were joined by Erica Enders in a “You-Go-Girl” opening day of qualifying Friday during the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway in Epping, N.H.
Brittany Force raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead while Courtney Force (Funny Car) and Enders (Pro Stock) […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 8:01 | Comments Off on NHRA Girls Going Fast In New England
Sauter Wins Dover Truck Race
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Defending series champion Johnny Sauter collected the Camping World Truck Series victory at Dover International Speedway on Friday night, beating teen-age GMS Racing teammate Kas Grala to the finish line by .270 seconds.
Key to the victory for Sauter, who leads in series points, was crew chief Joe Shear Jr.’s decision to bring the 39-year-old Sauter […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 7:54 | Comments Off on Sauter Wins Dover Truck Race
Castroneves, Rahal Start Fast For Detroit Double
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Helio Castroneves and Graham Rahal swapped top-of-the-chart honors during Friday’s practice sessions for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear, the only doubleheader race weekend on the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule.
After Rahal led the morning’s 45-minute practice and Castroneves ran second, the veteran drivers exchanged spots in the afternoon. Castroneves’ lap of 1 […]

Sat, 06/3/17 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Castroneves, Rahal Start Fast For Detroit Double
Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge
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Kyle Busch will start Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FS1) from the pole.
Busch laid down a fast lap at 158.954 mph to edge Martin Truex Jr. to get the pole.
With Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Daniel Suarez (158.346 mph) earning a career-best third starting spot and Matt Kenseth (158.211 […]

Fri, 06/2/17 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge