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RICHMOND, Va. – IMSA title contender Katherine Legge said Friday she will compete next weekend in the NASCAR Xfinity race at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL.
Legge, an international open-wheel and road racer, made her NASCAR debut last month at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Engine failure late in the race relegated her to a 30th-place finish. She […]

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Stewart Wins First-Ever Outlaw Race

Tony Stewart  fought off  Sammy Swindell at Ohsweken Speedway to capture the first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of his career in front of a huge crowd at the Canadian track south of Hamilton, Ontario.
“Wow, this is big,” said Stewart, of Rushville, Ind. “I saw Sammy dive below me once and that was […]

Thu, 07/28/11 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Stewart Wins First-Ever Outlaw Race
Helio’s Mission Is to Dump The Funk
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
His current winless streak is at 12-and-counting, a modest figure for most IZOD IndyCar Series mortals. It only feels like forever to three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves, who showed signs of driving out of a puzzling, season-long funk during Sunday’s Edmonton Indy.
Castroneves’ runnerup result to Team Penske teammate Will […]

Wed, 07/27/11 – 16:23 | Comments Off on Helio’s Mission Is to Dump The Funk
Pedley: Force Finds The Problem And It Is He
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The Second Day Lede – A closer look at last weekend’s racin:
As John Force’s 2011 dry spell stretched from spring into summer, he thought he had looked everywhere for its causes. It took Robert Hight, his teammate and company president, to point out one last place where Force had not […]

Tue, 07/26/11 – 7:30 | One Comment
Ingram: Countdown To USGP in Austin
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
With less than a year to go for the return of the USGP at the Circuit of the Americas, a Top Ten view of Formula 1 after the German Grand Prix:
1. Can Fernando Alonso catch Sebastian Vettel to avenge his loss in last year’s world […]

Tue, 07/26/11 – 7:11 | 2 Comments
Racin’ News: New Cup Crew Chief For Jeff Burton

Racin’ news today, Monday, July 26:
(In this package – New crew chief for Burton; Cal Wells out at Waltrip)
Luke Lambert has been named interim crew chief for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 Caterpillar/Chevrolet team with driver Jeff Burton in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Lambert replaces veteran crew chief Todd Berrier.
“Todd has been an important […]

Mon, 07/25/11 – 13:08 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: New Cup Crew Chief For Jeff Burton
Craig Dollansky won for a World of Outlaws series-leading sixth time this year when he took the A Main Sunday night at Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebanon Valley, N.Y.
After a rough start to the season, Dollansky has turned up the heat this summer in the Big Game Treestands Maxim. On Sunday night, with a […]

Mon, 07/25/11 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Dollansky Wins At Lebanon Valley
Force Gets First Victory of 2011
John Force got his first Funny Car victory of the season Sunday when he won the Mopar Mile High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Also winning at Bandimere Speedway were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel, Mike Edwards in Pro Stock and Karen Stoffer in Pro Stock Motorcycles.
Force, the defending Funny Car champion, beat Matt Hagan, who […]

Sun, 07/24/11 – 18:48 | Comments Off on Force Gets First Victory of 2011
Muscle Milk Rebounds To Win Mosport
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Wrtiter
Despite setbacks in practice and the race, Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf drove their AMR/Lola to victory at Mosport, coming home with a 28.4-second margin over the Dyson Racing Lola-Mazda. “We’ve been hit by everything this weekend,”said Graf of the two hour, 45-minute ALMS race. “What a roller coaster. […]

Sun, 07/24/11 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Muscle Milk Rebounds To Win Mosport
Will Power Wins In Edmonton
Will Power held off Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves to get the victory in the IndyCar Series race in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday.
Finishing third on the revamped road course at the city’s airport, was points leader Dario Franchitti of Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
The victory was the fourth of the season for Power.
Tony Kanaan of KV […]

Sun, 07/24/11 – 15:50 | Comments Off on Will Power Wins In Edmonton
Pruett Holds Off Angelelli in New Jersey
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Scott Pruett and his Chip Ganassi Racing team opted for track position over fresh tires late in Sunday’s GRAND-AM Sports Car Racing Series race in New Jersey and the move paid off with a victory.
On his older tires, Pruett , who was co-driving with Memo Rojas, was able to hold off the SunTrust Racing’s Max […]

Sun, 07/24/11 – 15:31 | Comments Off on Pruett Holds Off Angelelli in New Jersey