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Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

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Pedley: Danica Questions Are Getting Irksome
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BROOKLYN, Mich. – Want to incur the wrath of a Sprint Cup driver these days? Ask about Danica Patrick.
That’s because while some fans and, basically, everybody with a notebook or microphone in hand wants to know about the IndyCar femme’s future, drivers are getting darn sick of the topic and the questions.
Like Tony Stewart, co-owner/driver […]

Sun, 08/21/11 – 9:30 | 9 Comments
Race Day: Watching Others Fight Can Be Big Fun
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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BROOKLYN, Mich. – The biggest, most important struggle for Sprint Cup drivers these days is not to be No. 1 in points. It’s to get into the Chase. And for those who can’t get into the Chase on points, it’s to be in the top 20 with a victory or […]

Sun, 08/21/11 – 9:27 | Comments Off on Race Day: Watching Others Fight Can Be Big Fun
Graf Wins Close One At Road America
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Klaus Graf edged Guy Smith by 0.112 seconds after a 30-minute duel to claim the victory at Road America in the Lola-Aston Martin of Team Cytosport. “They kept telling me to save fuel and to push hard,” said Graf, who last year lost the race in Wisconsin when his Porsche […]

Sun, 08/21/11 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Graf Wins Close One At Road America
Red Dragon Crushes Field At Montreal
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty turned Friday’s record-extending fourth pole position at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve into their first GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series victory in the Montreal 200 on Saturday.
The teammates scored their second win of the 2011 season in the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Chevrolet Riley and their […]

Sun, 08/21/11 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Red Dragon Crushes Field At Montreal
Ambrose Wins In Montreal
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Marcos Ambrose probably did not win many friends on Saturday but he did win the NASCAR Nationwide Race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
Ambrose, who won last weekend’s Sprint Cup race at the Watkins Glen road course, got the victory Satuday despite being involved in a wreck and payback with local favorite Jacques Villeneuve and […]

Sat, 08/20/11 – 16:46 | One Comment
Streaking Worsham P1 At Brainerd
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Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Matt Hagan, Jason Line and Eddie Krawiec also took the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the 15th of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Worsham drove his Al-Anabi dragster to the […]

Sat, 08/20/11 – 16:37 | Comments Off on Streaking Worsham P1 At Brainerd
Harvick Gets Truck Victory At Michigan
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BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kevin Harvick took the lead away from Mark Martin on a restart with 10 laps to go, survived two late restarts and went on to win the VFW 200 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the second of the year in four starts for Harvick and second in a row as […]

Sat, 08/20/11 – 13:30 | Comments Off on Harvick Gets Truck Victory At Michigan
Crafton Trucks to Pole At MIS
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BROOKLYN, Mich. – Matt Crafton won the pole Saturday morning for Saturday afternoon’s Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
He nabbed the pole, his first of the season and fifth of his career, with a lap at 177.489 mph.
Second fastest in qualifying was Todd Bodine with a lap at 177.288 mph. The effort […]

Sat, 08/20/11 – 9:30 | Comments Off on Crafton Trucks to Pole At MIS
Fogarty Ends Taylor Pole Streak
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jon Fogarty extended two pole records and defended another during qualifying for the Montreal 200 Friday afternoon at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Quebec, ending rival Ricky Taylor’s streak of consecutive pole positions at six.
Fogarty drove the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Chevrolet Riley to its second pole of the 2011 […]

Sat, 08/20/11 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Fogarty Ends Taylor Pole Streak
Hagan On Pole, In Countdown
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Matt Hagan raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car – and clinched a spot in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship – at the 30th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals on Friday.
Additionally, LE Tonglet, the defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, clinched his spot in the Countdown with his […]

Sat, 08/20/11 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Hagan On Pole, In Countdown