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Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a packed crowd at an iconic […]

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Logano On Pole At Richmond
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Joey Logano collected his second straight Sprint Cup Series pole at Richmond International Raceway Friday when he logged the fastest lap for Saturday night’s final race before the start of the Chase playoffs.
With a lap at 21.349 seconds, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver won his fifth pole of the season.
Logano, who won the pole earlier […]

Fri, 09/11/15 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Logano On Pole At Richmond
Notes: Hobbled Hamlin Says Swelling In Knee Is Not So Swell
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RICHMOND, Va. – Denny Hamlin said Friday the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee wasn’t painful when he was in his race car and his only limitation was being able to walk without crutches.
“I think I’m probably about a day or maybe two away from maybe ditching the extra crutch to walk around, […]

Fri, 09/11/15 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Notes: Hobbled Hamlin Says Swelling In Knee Is Not So Swell
A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The streets of this sleepy Upstate New York village will reverberate with the roar of engines beginning Friday, as the 22nd annual Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival celebrates “the day they stopped the trains” for the first post-World War II road-race in the United States.
That was […]

Fri, 09/11/15 – 12:05 | Comments Off on A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold
NHRA Releases 2016 Schedule; Fate Of Topeka In Limbo
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A 23-race national event tour – with a return to Heartland Park Topeka pending – constitutes the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.  
NHRA officials currently are talking with the new ownership group at Heartland Park Topeka, and a 24th race could be added to the 2016 schedule pending the outcome of those […]

Wed, 09/9/15 – 15:18 | Comments Off on NHRA Releases 2016 Schedule; Fate Of Topeka In Limbo
Hamlin Injures Knee Playing Basketball
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Joe Gibbs Racing said Wednesday that driver Denny Hamlin suffered a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament in his right knee while playing basketballTuesday night.
Hamlin had a MRI this morning to confirm the diagnosis and has been evaluated by the medical team at OrthoCarolina.
He has received the medical clearance necessary to continue racing activities and is expected […]

Wed, 09/9/15 – 15:06 | Comments Off on Hamlin Injures Knee Playing Basketball
U.S. Nats Produce First-Time Winners, Watery Eyes
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For the second time during this weekend’s U.S. Nationals, wet weather struck Lucas Oil Raceway. Sunday’s moisture at the historic old drag strip did not come in the form of rain, however. Rather it was the result of tears of joy as the first-time winners of The Big Go simply could not contain their emotions […]

Mon, 09/7/15 – 18:50 | Comments Off on U.S. Nats Produce First-Time Winners, Watery Eyes
Mission Accomplished: Busch Bags A Berth
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Some notes and thoughts from Sunday night’s Southern 500 at what appeared to be a very fan-packed Darlington Raceway:
– Kyle Busch completed his Chase chase after finishing seventh at Darlington. The points he earned locked him in to the top 30 and, thus, enabled the Joe Gibbs Racing driver to meet the special playoff berth-securing […]

Mon, 09/7/15 – 12:44 | Comments Off on Mission Accomplished: Busch Bags A Berth
500 Victor Edwards: Tough Racing’s Good Racing
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Carl Edwards overcame a two-lap deficit to record his first-ever Bojangles Southern 500 victory in a Darlington Raceway event that the Joe Gibbs Racing driver said placed NASCAR at a bigger crossroads than most people realize.
“I think this is the opportunity for the sport to […]

Mon, 09/7/15 – 7:10 | Comments Off on 500 Victor Edwards: Tough Racing’s Good Racing
Beckman Wins $100 Grand Bonus, Pole At U.S. Nationals
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Jack Beckman earned $100,000 with his victory in the Traxxas Nitro Shootout for Funny Car Sunday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.
Beckman, the 2012 world champ, claimed the victory with a winning performance of 4.051 seconds at 309.06 mph, defeating Robert Hight in the final of the all-star bonus event. It was Beckman’s second win […]

Sun, 09/6/15 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Beckman Wins $100 Grand Bonus, Pole At U.S. Nationals
Hamlin Dominates Darlington XFINITY Race
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Denny Hamlin led 117 of 147 laps in winning Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Darlington Raceway.
The win was Hamlin’s third of the season, his fourth at Darlington and the 20th of his career. All three of his victories this season have come from the pole.
Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Kyle Busch finished second while a […]

Sun, 09/6/15 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Hamlin Dominates Darlington XFINITY Race