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Tony Schumacher and Clay Millican laid down the three fastest Top Fuel passes in NHRA history Friday during opening day qualifying for the 34th annual Arizona Nationals, with “The Sarge” ultimately emerging as provisional pole-sitter at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
Schumacher began the afternoon by covering the 1,000-foot distance in 3.649-seconds at 334.65-mph in his […]

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Capps Makes It Three Straight
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Reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps completed the first “three-peat” of his 22-year career Sunday, racing to victory in the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Capps bagged his third consecutive Wally trophy and second at the track in Commerce, Ga., by defeating Tim Wilkerson on a hole-shot, 1,000-foot pass […]

Mon, 05/8/17 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Capps Makes It Three Straight
Stenhouse Wins Talladega With Last Lap Pass
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. collected his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory Sunday when he passed Kyle Busch on the last lap in overtime, held off a big field of contenders and went on to win the 500-mile race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory came in Stenhouse’s 158th start, it came from the pole and it […]

Sun, 05/7/17 – 17:35 | Comments Off on Stenhouse Wins Talladega With Last Lap Pass
Schumacher Rolls To Southern Pole
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Tony Schumacher earned his 82nd career Top Fuel pole Saturday in search of the one Wally trophy to have eluded the eight-time NHRA world champion as qualifying concluded for the 37th annual NHRA Southern Nationals.
Winner of an NHRA Top Fuel record 83 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series titles, Schumacher has been victorious at every national event […]

Sun, 05/7/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Schumacher Rolls To Southern Pole
Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
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Brothers/drivers Ricky and Jordan Taylor went 4-0 on the season Saturday when they drove their No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing  Cadillac DPi-V.R to victory  in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at the Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas.
Their fourth straight win  marked the longest streak in series history and the longest in major […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
Stenhouse Jr. On Cup Pole At Talladega
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on Saturday won the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The pole was the Roush Fenway Racing driver’s first since he secured his only previous top starting spot in 2013 in Atlanta Motor Speedway.
It was the first pole for a Ford driver at Talladega since Travis Kvapil […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 19:00 | Comments Off on Stenhouse Jr. On Cup Pole At Talladega
Almirola Earns Xfinity Win At Talladega
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Aric Almirola took the lead with four laps left in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, held off Elliott Sadler at the finish and got the third victory of his career.
Almirola beat Sadler, the series points leader, to the finish line by .142 seconds.
The win was Almirola’s first of the season and it came in […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 18:55 | Comments Off on Almirola Earns Xfinity Win At Talladega
Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides
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Lewis Hamilton’s life at the speed of Formula One added another layer of intrigue last Sunday when Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas scored his breakthrough victory in the VTB Russian Grand Prix.
Already dealing with a rejuvenated Sebastian Vettel and Scuderia Ferrari _ winner of two of the season’s first four FIA Formula One World Championship […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 13:18 | Comments Off on Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides
Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA
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Ricky Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing topped the lap record on the 3.4-mile Circuit of the Americas road course during IMSA WeatherTech Championship Series qualifying on Friday, claiming the pole for Saturday’s race.
Taylor, whose team has won all three series races this season, beat the field by more than 1.5 seconds in the No. 10 WTR […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA
Rain Shreds NHRA Qualifying In Atlanta
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Persistent drizzle and temperatures in the 50s prompted NHRA officials to cancel Friday’s opening rounds of qualifying for the 37th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga.
Support vehicles from the NHRA Safety Safari worked diligently in an attempt to get the track ready before the session was cancelled at 6:25 p.m. (EDT). […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Rain Shreds NHRA Qualifying In Atlanta
Alonso: So Far, So Good At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fernando Alonso aced the Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the span of 51 laps Wednesday, the first step in his bid to qualify and compete in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 later this month.
“He gets it,” Andretti Autosport team-owner Michael Andretti said of Alonso, his […]

Thu, 05/4/17 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Alonso: So Far, So Good At Indianapolis