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While driving a 320-plus mph Top Fuel car never will be classified as easy, Richie Crampton insists his comfort level is growing exponentially with each pass this season in the Lucas Oil dragster.
The NHRA’s reigning Rookie of the Year, Crampton hasn’t lost a first-round matchup through five races in 2015 – a streak capped by […]

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Hendrick Power Is Leaving Competition In A Funk
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Jimmie Johnson and Hendrick Motorsports didn’t just leave Michigan International Speedway with money and a trophy after Sunday’s Sprint Cup Race. They also left with the hearts and hopes of a lot of the other competitors.
Johnson won the Quicken Loans 400 at MIS. It was his third victory in his […]

Mon, 06/16/14 – 9:06 | 3 Comments
Top Fueler Langdon Gets First Win Of Season
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Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon claimed his first victory of the season Sunday.
It came in Bristol, Tenn. at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories.
Langdon raced to his […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 19:01 | Comments Off on Top Fueler Langdon Gets First Win Of Season
Johnson Continues Tear: Wins At Michigan
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Jimmmie Johnson won for the third time in his last four Sprint Cup Series starts on Sunday. The latest victory came at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the six-time Cup champion’s first at the 2-mile MIS oval, however.
“Finally,” he tweeted after getting out of his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
“Yeah, it has been,” he added about having […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 15:44 | Comments Off on Johnson Continues Tear: Wins At Michigan
Audi Again Up To Challenges, Wins 2014 Le Mans
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This was supposed to be the year that Audi’s domination of the 24 of Le Mans was to end. This was supposed to be the year that really fast Toyotas and Porsche’s return to the LMP1 class were going to upstage Audi.
Nope.
Even a sweeping new set of technical regulations couldn’t deprive the German marque of […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Audi Again Up To Challenges, Wins 2014 Le Mans
Menard Wins Michigan Nationwide Race
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Paul Menard capitalized on Joey Logano’s flat tire with four laps to go, winning Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Logano was leading at the time.
“Hate to wish bad luck on Joey,” Menard said in victory lane, “but we’ll take it.”
The victory was the second in the Nationwide Series for Menard and comes […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 6:38 | Comments Off on Menard Wins Michigan Nationwide Race
Wallace Jr. Grabs Gateway Victory
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Darrell Wallace Jr. survived an early snafu in the pits to win Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park.
The victory was the second of Wallace’s career in the truck series.
“This Made In America Toyota Tundra was on a roll tonight,” Wallace Jr., driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports, said. “We got into a […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 6:30 | Comments Off on Wallace Jr. Grabs Gateway Victory
Brittany Force Tops Top Fuel Qualifiers At Thunder Valley
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Brittany Force earned her second Top Fuel No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway, and will go to school Sunday against one of drag racing’s legendary characters.
Force claimed pole position for the 14th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers with a 1,000-foot pass in […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 6:09 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Tops Top Fuel Qualifiers At Thunder Valley
Fehan Named Spirit Of Le Mans Award Winner
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Doug Fehan, Corvette Racing program manager, has been presented the Spirit of Le Mans award by organizers of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest – the sporting authority of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Fehan, who oversees the ‘Vette program on behalf of Chevrolet, received the honor on Friday, the day before the start of the […]

Sat, 06/14/14 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Fehan Named Spirit Of Le Mans Award Winner
Worsham Leads Funny Car Qualifying In Bristol
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Former world champion Del Worsham raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday during a rain-shortened day of action at the 14th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to cancel the day’s second session midway through Funny Car’s final attempt. Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and […]

Sat, 06/14/14 – 7:39 | Comments Off on Worsham Leads Funny Car Qualifying In Bristol
Harvick Leads Speed Assault On Michigan During Qualifying
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Kevin Harvick won his third Sprint Cup pole of the year on Friday when he posted the fastest qualifying lap for Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
His pole winning lap came at 204.557 mph, a MIS record.
“Obviously it was a really fast lap, a really fast couple of laps,” the Stewart-Haas Racing driver […]

Fri, 06/13/14 – 18:14 | Comments Off on Harvick Leads Speed Assault On Michigan During Qualifying