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American Josef Newgarden broke into the ranks of IndyCar Series winners Sunday when he held off charging fellow American Graham Rahal to win at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala.
Driving for the team owned by Indiana natives Sarah Fisher and Ed Carpenter, Newgarden hit the finish line 2.2 seconds ahead of Rahal.
“Oh man, I was […]

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Schatz Moves Into Even More Elite Company
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Donny Schatz keeps making history.
Only two other people have done what five-time champion Schatz did at 34 Raceway Friday night – become a 154-race winner in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series.
In scoring his seventh win of the season, Schatz surpassed two-time champion Mark Kinser for third on the all-time wins list.
“It’s something […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Schatz Moves Into Even More Elite Company
Harvick Takes Kentucky NNS Race
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Kevin Harvick passed Kyle Busch for the lead on a late restart and went on to win Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kenucky Speedway.
The pass, which came with four laps to go, gave Harvick the win in a race that had been dominated by Brad Keselowski.
But Keselowski, who led 138 of 200 laps, […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Harvick Takes Kentucky NNS Race
JFR Drivers Lead Nitro Fields At Route 66
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Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and Robert Hight (Funny Car) drove their John Force Racing entries to provisional No. 1 qualifying positions during Friday qualifying at the 17th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also topped their classes in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 7:14 | Comments Off on JFR Drivers Lead Nitro Fields At Route 66
Keselwoski Wins Pole At Kentucky
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Brad Keselowski will start Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway from the pole after posting the top speed during Friday’s qualifying session.
The pole was Keselowski’s second of the day as he also was fastest in qualifying for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race.
The Team Penske driver’s teammate, Joey Logano, qualified second fastest.
Jeff Gordon, who […]

Fri, 06/27/14 – 18:34 | Comments Off on Keselwoski Wins Pole At Kentucky
Tudor Sports Cars To Visit The Glen For The First Time
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The Tudor United SportsCar Championship Series returns to racing this weekend with the annual 6-hour endurance race at wonderful old Watkins Glen International. The event not only marks the half way point of the season, it also is the third race of the four-race Patron North American Endurance Cup.
The event will feature all four […]

Fri, 06/27/14 – 11:55 | Comments Off on Tudor Sports Cars To Visit The Glen For The First Time
Busch Streaks On With Truck Win At Kentucky
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Kyle Busch dominated Thursday night’s UNOH 225 Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway to get his fifth victory in five starts this season.
“Tonight was great,” Busch, who started the race from the pole, said.  “It’s a great opportunity to drive good equipment and good stuff, and I’m really proud that my name is […]

Fri, 06/27/14 – 6:26 | Comments Off on Busch Streaks On With Truck Win At Kentucky
Cup Drivers Ready For Bumpy Ride At Kentucky
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Matt Kenseth spent a sizable chunk of this week’s Sprint Cup media teleconference talking about the bumps at Kentucky Speedway. Lots of tracks have bumps, Kenseth said, but Kentucky is “really, really bumpy”. Two “reallys”, which for low-key Kenseth is like five “reallys” for drivers with more effervescent personalities.
Drivers […]

Thu, 06/26/14 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Ready For Bumpy Ride At Kentucky
D4D Grad Wallace Is ‘Racing His Heart Out’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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As “Poster Boy” for NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative, Darrell Wallace Jr. ideally is portrayed as all things to all people all of the time.
That’s a heavy lift for a 20-year-old in an America where the daily news/social media cycle can range, culturally, from President Barack Obama to Donald Sterling […]

Thu, 06/26/14 – 7:20 | Comments Off on D4D Grad Wallace Is ‘Racing His Heart Out’
Capps Wins Epping To End Funny Car Skid
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Ron Capps raced to his first  Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock) and Angie Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at New England Dragway.
Capps drove his NAPA […]

Sun, 06/22/14 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Capps Wins Epping To End Funny Car Skid
Edwards Captures Sonoma For First Road Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Fact: NASCAR drivers extract a lot of pride from winning road races. It tends to make them feel like complete competitors.
Carl Edwards got the first road course win of his career Sunday after he jumped to the lead in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway on a restart […]

Sun, 06/22/14 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Edwards Captures Sonoma For First Road Win