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Sebastian Vettel put an end to the years-long dominance of Mercedes AMG on Sunday when he drove his Ferrari to victory in the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
The victory marked the first time that anything other than a Mercedes had won the season-opening event since 2013.
Lewis Hamilton, who started on the pole […]

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Tagliani Tops Charts As Indy Practice Continues
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Alex Tagliani topped the speed chart with a best lap of 225.878 mph to earn top honors in Monday’s practice for the 100 running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Seven different teams were represented in the top 10 of speeds as 39 drivers recorded 1,379 laps in a stiff, cool breeze.
“It was the […]

Mon, 05/16/11 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Tagliani Tops Charts As Indy Practice Continues
Highcroft, Honda End Le Mans Bid
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On the heels of a runner-up finish at the Mobile 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with its new ARX-01e, Highcroft Racing will not contest the Le Mans 24-hour this year. The team’s five-year relationship with Honda has ended due to the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the budget shortfall cannot be […]

Mon, 05/16/11 – 14:39 | Comments Off on Highcroft, Honda End Le Mans Bid
Ingram: Busch And Harvick Feud Still Warming Up
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
I don’t think we’ve seen the end of the Kyle Busch versus Kevin Harvick feud. It’s merely been put on hold until after the four-race probation that started at Dover. There couldn’t be anything better for NASCAR and its TV ratings than a driver feud […]

Mon, 05/16/11 – 7:14 | One Comment
DSR Rules In Atlanta
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It was a big Don Schumacher Racing day in Atlanta.
Antron Brown held off his DSR teammate Tony Schumacher as he raced to his second win of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Jack Beckman, Jason Line and LE Tonglet also won in their respective categories at the sixth […]

Sun, 05/15/11 – 18:29 | Comments Off on DSR Rules In Atlanta
Minter: People As Much Fun As Racing At Atlanta Dragway
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Commerce, Ga. – After two days of rain, the third day of the 31st Summit Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway was picture perfect. The opening rounds in the Full Throttle professional classes produced some upsets in the early rounds and some high-profile match-ups in the finals.
But, as always, any trip to the races is more […]

Sun, 05/15/11 – 16:17 | Comments Off on Minter: People As Much Fun As Racing At Atlanta Dragway
Kenseth Wins Cup Rubber Match At Dover
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Matt Kenseth used a two-tire strategy on the final pit stop of the day to win the Fed Ex 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
It was Kenseth’s second victory of the season and comes four races after that victory in Texas.
It was the 20th victory of the Roush Fenway Racing […]

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Race Day: So What’s Up With Wreck-And-Ring?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The cell phone thing is out of control. And not just with teen-agers, multi-tasking morons on the highway and bin Laden. They’ve become thumb-sucking tics for Americans of all ilks this century.
They’re even big in NASCAR, where they’re used as basic communication, for sure, but also as peace pipes.
They are […]

Sun, 05/15/11 – 9:13 | One Comment
Edwards Survives Late Metal Storm At Dover
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Carl Edwards survived a wild final-lap wreck to win the rain-plagued 5-Hour Energy 200 Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
It was Edwards’ third victory of the season. It was a victory he was too shook up about to celebrate with his signature back flip.
Kyle Busch finished […]

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Hood: First NHRA Race A Real Ear-Opener
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Commerce, Ga. – After witnessing several hundred NASCAR races (I’ve actually lost count) in person over the past three decades, I experienced a motorsports first on Saturday when I attended my first NHRA event.
Though it was the final day of qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway to set the field for Sunday’s action […]

Sun, 05/15/11 – 7:15 | 5 Comments
Grand-Am Streaks Skid To A Halt At VIR
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Two streaks were snapped at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday. One was six races long. One was forever long.
Bill Lester took the GT victory in the Bosch Engineering 250 to become the first African-American to win a GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series event, while Joao Barbosa beat Scott Pruett to the checkered flag by .270 […]

Sat, 05/14/11 – 19:38 | Comments Off on Grand-Am Streaks Skid To A Halt At VIR