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A couple of weeks ago, as I walked to my car in the driveway of my house, I saw what was left of a mauled cottontail rabbit. The rabbit had huge portions of its skin peeled away and much of its throat was ripped out. It was possibly the work of a hawk or an […]

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Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans
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Reigning champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley drove to victory in Saturday’s 6 Hours of COTA, the Lone Star Le Mans event at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
The Porsche 919 Hybrid drivers’ win was their third straight in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
“I think it’s mega that we won our […]

Sun, 09/18/16 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans
Pagenaud In Prime Position To Win 1st Title
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Simon Pagenaud will chase his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship from a position of strength _ P1, baby _ following a record-setting performance during qualifications for Sunday’s season-ending GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
The Team Penske ace added to his qualifying mastery Saturday, claiming the pole at Sonoma Raceway in Northern […]

Sun, 09/18/16 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Pagenaud In Prime Position To Win 1st Title
Jones Wins; Enters Xfinity Chase No. 1
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When leader Kyle Busch spun with a tire down on Lap 182 of 200, Erik Jones took full advantage of his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate’s misfortune and went on to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.
With four victories this season, Jones enters the inaugural Series Chase as the No. 1 […]

Sat, 09/17/16 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Jones Wins; Enters Xfinity Chase No. 1
Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Doug Kalitta and Tommy Johnson Jr. maintained the No. 1 qualifying positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, as qualifying for the NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded Saturday at zMAX Dragway.  
Both drivers claimed the top spot in their respective categories Friday in second round qualifying and […]

Sat, 09/17/16 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Field Set For Countdown-Opener In Carolina
Taylors Win Lone Star Le Mans At COTA
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Jordan Taylor survived a late-race unforced spin and went on to win the Lone Star Le Mans IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series race at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas on Saturday.
Taylor was leading at the time of the spin but kept the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP running and on the track. […]

Sat, 09/17/16 – 17:04 | Comments Off on Taylors Win Lone Star Le Mans At COTA
Kyle Busch Trucks To Win; Field Set For Camping World Chase
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The field for the first-ever Camping World Truck Series Chase was set on Friday at Chicagoland Speedway but it was Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch who won the race at the Joliet 1.5-mile oval.
Daniel Hemric finished second and he and Timothy Peters locked up the final two of eight spots in the inaugural trucks Chase, […]

Sat, 09/17/16 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Trucks To Win; Field Set For Camping World Chase
Castroneves Fastest At Penske Coronation Weekend In Sonoma
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Guaranteed the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship, Team Penske is aiming to close the season in dominating fashion during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Penske drivers Helio Castroneves, Will Power and Simon Pagenaud set the pace in the opening day of practice for Sunday’s 85-lap race on Sonoma Raceway’s 2.385-mile/12-turn permanent road-course in Northern California. […]

Sat, 09/17/16 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Castroneves Fastest At Penske Coronation Weekend In Sonoma
Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
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Tommy Johnson Jr. sprinted into the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals _ first race of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders […]

Sat, 09/17/16 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – All eight of Don Schumacher Racing’s NHRA teams earned positions in the Countdown to the Championship, but that doesn’t mean it will be DSR against the rest of the field in the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories.
In fact, Top Fuel defending champion and No. 1 seed […]

Sat, 09/17/16 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Teammates Not A Blessing For DSR Drivers
Rain Cancels Qualifying At Chicagoland; Busch On Pole
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Rain on Friday washed out qualifying for Sunday’s Chase-opening race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. As a result, top-seeded Kyle Busch will start the race from the pole.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver has won four races in 2016 and is the defending Sprint Cup champion.
Brad Keselowski, also a four-race winner this year and a former […]

Fri, 09/16/16 – 15:41 | Comments Off on Rain Cancels Qualifying At Chicagoland; Busch On Pole