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With 1.5-mile tracks responsible for 11 of the 36 races on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule and nearly half of those in the playoffs, something needed to be done about the boring races that often occur on those tracks. Now, it appears NASCAR has the solution.
The package used in Saturday night’s All-Star race […]

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Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown
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Cruz Pedregon raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took the top spots in their respective categories at the eighth of 22 events […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 21:02 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown
SunTrust Makes It Two Straight In Grand-Am
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Ricky Taylor held off Scott Pruett by 3.839 seconds Saturday to win the 30th Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.
Taylor was joined by Max Angelelli in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara, winning his second consecutive Rolex Series race from the pole.
Pruett and Memo Rojas were seeking their fourth consecutive victory in the event – the […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 20:54 | Comments Off on SunTrust Makes It Two Straight In Grand-Am
Reports: Busch and Childress In Post-Race Fight
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Kansas City, Kan. – The Twitter universe flared up Saturday evening with reports that NASCAR team owner Richard Childress and driver Kyle Busch got into a physical altercation following the Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway.
The reports had Childress punching Busch in the face.
An unidentified crew member from another truck team told RacinToday.com […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 18:03 | 6 Comments
Bowyer Notches Home-State Victory
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Kansas City, Kan. – Clint Bowyer won his first-ever NASCAR premier series race in his home state Saturday afternoon when he held off Johnny Sauter to win the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 Camping World Truck Series event at Kansas Speedway.
Bowyer, a native of Emporia, Kan., got the victory driving a […]

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Kurt Busch On The Pole At Kansas Speedway
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Kansas City, Kan. – Kurt Busch, coming off his best finish of the season, won his first pole of the season on Saturday. The pole is for Sunday’s STP 400 Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway.
Busch’s pole-winning speed at the 1.5-mile tri-ovaal was 174.752 mph. It comes six days after he finished fourth in the Coca-Cola […]

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Hight Hot In Englishtown
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Robert Hight  led qualifying in Funny Car Friday night at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel) , Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the eighth of 22 events in […]

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U.S. Formula 1 Race Has A Date
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The World Motor Sport Council has published the 2012 Formula 1 Grand Prix race calendar, and June 17, 2012 is the date assigned to the United States Grand Prix.
The race will be held at the still-under-construction Circuit of the Americas, which is located just outside of Austin, Texas.

Fri, 06/3/11 – 19:48 | Comments Off on U.S. Formula 1 Race Has A Date
Taylor Brothers Make Grand-Am History
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Ricky and Jordan Taylor led their respective classes Friday in qualifying for the 30th running of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of TheGlen, becoming the first brothers to win pole positions for both Daytona Prototype and GT classes at the same GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 event.
Ricky Taylor won […]

Fri, 06/3/11 – 19:08 | Comments Off on Taylor Brothers Make Grand-Am History
Pedley: Junior Explains His Class With Class
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Kansas City, Kan. – It’s real easy for people to criticize Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his lack of consistent success by saying he lacks the intensity, drive and demeanor of his late
father. It’s especially easy for people who never really knew Dale Earnhardt Sr.
But the fact is, the son’s level-headed approach to racing is a […]

Fri, 06/3/11 – 17:36 | 3 Comments
IndyCar To Run At Motegi Road Course This Season
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Twin Ring Motegi’s 2.98-mile natural terrain road-course will play host to the IZOD IndyCar Series’ ninth and final visit to Japan this fall.
The Indy Japan 300 on Sept. 18 originally was scheduled for the 1.5-mile, egg-shaped oval that sustained damage during the March earthquakes. Raised ridges to the track’s surface will prevent the series’ open-wheel […]

Fri, 06/3/11 – 16:35 | Comments Off on IndyCar To Run At Motegi Road Course This Season