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William Byron won the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship and also became the 2017 Rookie of the Year on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway where he finished two places behind race-winner Cole Custer.
Byron is only the second driver to win the Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott being the other in 2014).
Byron outlasted Championship […]

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Pedregon Cruises To Pole

Cruz Pedregon set a track record for time as he raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car on Sunday at the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Jason Line  (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycles) also took the top spots in their categories at […]

Sun, 09/4/11 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Pedregon Cruises To Pole
Power Surges In Baltimore, Points

By Venkat G. Gopalakrishnan
Special to
BALTIMORE , Md.– The inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix may have gone off script with a largely uneventful race, but it stayed true to form with Will Power getting a victory.
Polesitter Power finished ahead of second-place Oriol Servia of Newman/Haas Racing by 10.209 seconds to get the victory, which was Power’s sixth of […]

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Sam Hafertepe Jr. dominated the 40 lap event at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash. to pocket his first career World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win and a $20,000 payday.
“This has been a long time coming,” said Hafertepe Jr. “This car is such an awesome machine to run. It’s a dream ride and I am […]

Sun, 09/4/11 – 7:28 | Comments Off on Hafertepe Jr. Wins At Skagit
Minter: The Answer To Top Questions Is – Tires
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HAMPTON, Ga. – Somewhere deep down, there’s always a reasonable explanation for events that seem to defy logic.
For instance, why have there been five first-time winners in the Sprint Cup Series and so many races decided by pit strategy and fuel mileage?
According to Denny Hamlin, the answer to that question, like many others in the […]

Sun, 09/4/11 – 7:12 | 2 Comments
Brown Moves To Pole At U.S. Nationals
Antron Brown raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel Saturday at the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith stayed in the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the 16th of 22 events in the NHRA […]

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Edwards Picks Off NNS Victory At Atlanta
Carl Edwards took the lead with 19 laps to go, held off Kyle Busch and got the win in the Great Clips 300 NASCAR Nationwide race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was the sixth of the season in the series for Edwards and his Roush Fenway Racing team. Edwards led a race-best […]

Sat, 09/3/11 – 21:08 | Comments Off on Edwards Picks Off NNS Victory At Atlanta
Kahne Takes Top Qualifying Spot At Atlanta

Kasey Kahne posted a fast lap at 186.196 mph to win the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The pole was the second of the season for Kahne, whose last victory in the Cup series was at Atlanta in September of 2009.
“It was definitely not a perfect lap, but […]

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Baltimore Circuit Features Bumps and Landmarks

By Venkat G. Gopalakrishnan
Special to
When you think of Baltimore, you think of crab cakes, Inner Harbor, the aquarium, the Orioles, the Ravens…and IndyCars? This Labor Day weekend the IZOD IndyCar Series is making its debut on the Streets of Baltimore for the Baltimore Grand Prix.
The 2.04-mile temporary street circuit winds through downtown, passing such […]

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Minter: Drivers Pick ‘Things’ Over Their President
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HAMPTON, Ga. – The hot topic in the media center at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday wasn’t the Chase, or the Sprint Summer Showdown or Dale Jr.’s new contract or the latest sponsor move.
It was the decision by four drivers to decline invitations to meet President Obama at the White House next week.
The event is […]

Sat, 09/3/11 – 14:36 | 9 Comments
Power On Baltimore Pole

Will Power on Saturday won the pole for Sunday’s inaugural IndyCar race through the streets of Baltimore.
The Team Penske driver had a fast lap of 1:20.2447 on the circuit.
Power is coming off a victory last weekend at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., where he had started from the pole.
Second fastest was Graham Rahal of Ganassi […]

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