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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Haas F1 Adds American As Development Driver
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Haas F1 Team has signed 17-year-old Santino Ferrucci as its first development driver and American with the potential to land a fulltime seat in Formula One with the North Carolina-based organization.
A native of Woodbury, Conn., Ferrucci will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity in 2016 during […]

Thu, 03/10/16 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Adds American As Development Driver
Analyzing Races Can Put Loyalties To The Test
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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PHOENIX, Ariz. – Four months removed from the driver’s seat, Jeff Gordon remains a fixture at the racetrack.
Ditto Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds, just three of the many former drivers and a crew chiefs now applying their talents in front of the television camera instead of behind it, undoubtedly hired in […]

Thu, 03/10/16 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Analyzing Races Can Put Loyalties To The Test
Stewart’s Driving Career Remains On Hold
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The start-me-up date of Tony Stewart’s 18th and final NASCAR season remains open-ended following the latest evaluation of the back injury the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion suffered in a dune buggy accident on Jan. 31.
Stewart was examined by doctors in Kannapolis, N.C., on Wednesday, 39 days after suffering a burst fracture of the […]

Thu, 03/10/16 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Stewart’s Driving Career Remains On Hold
American Rossi Suddenly Has Two Jobs
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Alexander Rossi suddenly is a man in demand. The last American to compete in Formula One has been signed by Manor Racing as its official reserve driver for the 2016 FIA F1 World Championship.
Wednesday’s announcement comes a little over two weeks after Rossi was introduced as Andretti Autosport’s fourth driver […]

Wed, 03/9/16 – 18:02 | Comments Off on American Rossi Suddenly Has Two Jobs
Keselowski Survives Windy One In Las Vegas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brad Keselowski passed Kyle Busch for the lead with six laps to go and then sprinted away to get the victory in Sunday’s bizarre Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Team Penske driver, the 18th of his career […]

Sun, 03/6/16 – 19:18 | Comments Off on Keselowski Survives Windy One In Las Vegas
Kyle Busch Notches Hometown Win
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Kyle Busch put in a dominating performance on Saturday in winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at his home track – Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Busch led all but one lap of the 200-lap race.
The victory was his first of any kind at the 1.5-mile home-turf track.
“It’s awesome that they have always supported racing out here […]

Sat, 03/5/16 – 19:38 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Notches Hometown Win
Kurt Busch Wins Second Pole Of The Season
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By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
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Kurt Busch obviously felt right at home for Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Yes, because he is a native of Las Vegas, but also because his car looked race-winnable in two of the three rounds of the qualifier.
Busch ran 196.238 mph (27.505 seconds) in […]

Sat, 03/5/16 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins Second Pole Of The Season
Haas F1 Turns Attention To Australia
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Haas F1 Team closed its inaugural preseason testing schedule Friday by opting to divide-and-conquer, with teammates Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez combining to turn 91 laps around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.
With official practice for the 2016 season-opening Australian Grand Prix now two weeks away, Grosjean and Gutierrez logged the organization’s highest single-day lap-count […]

Fri, 03/4/16 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Turns Attention To Australia
Haas F1 Needs Brake In Barcelona
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The penultimate day of preseason testing for Haas F1 Team saw Romain Grosjean record the first “offs” in the VF-16 during a combined 78 laps around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.
After teammate Esteban Gutierrez struggled through two problem-plagued days of testing that produced only 24 combined laps, Grosjean logged 225.61-miles/363.09-kilometers around the 2.89-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn circuit […]

Thu, 03/3/16 – 16:57 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Needs Brake In Barcelona
Mechanical Bugs Bite Haas In Barcelona
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Haas F1 Team’s second round of preseason testing continued to be problem-plagued Wednesday, when “an anomaly” with the turbocharger on the No. 21 VF-16 limited Esteban Gutierrez to a single installation lap around Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.
Wednesday’s frustration came on the heels of a Tuesday practice limited to 23 laps by Gutierrez due to […]

Thu, 03/3/16 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Mechanical Bugs Bite Haas In Barcelona