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Michael McDowell punted leader Alex Tagliani out of the way with 17 laps to go, survived several late restarts and went on to claim his first Xfinity Series race. It came in overtime at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. on Saturday.
Brendan Gaughan, McDowell’s Richard Childress Racing teammate, hounded McDowell over the final laps but […]

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Ingram: Big Time Auto Racing Gets A ‘Chiple’
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From The Monday Morning Crew Chief:
A Tasmanian triple and a “Chiple” inevitably caught the eye this weekend. Chip Ganassi’s teams won races in each of three major series and Marcos Ambrose pulled off a third straight win at Watkins Glen in the Nationwide Series race.
The “Chiple-play” by Ganassi, who has also […]

Mon, 08/9/10 – 6:57 | One Comment
Franchitti Holds Off Power, Wins At Mid-Ohio
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Dario Franchitti won the IZOD IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Sunday. The victory in the Honda Indy 200 was the second of the season for Franchitti, who also won the Indianapolis 500.
The victory gave Franchitti’s team owner, Chip Ganassi, his third victory of the weekend as Juan Pablo Montoya won the […]

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Montoya Gets The Victory At Watkins Glen
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Juan Pablo Montoya took the lead from Marcos Ambrose on the 47th of 90 laps and went on to win the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International Sunday afternoon.
The pass came on a restart after Ambrose, who led eight laps in the race, experienced wheel hop heading into the […]

Sun, 08/8/10 – 14:50 | Comments Off on Montoya Gets The Victory At Watkins Glen
Race Day: Cup Series Is On The Road Again
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By Jim Pedey | Managing Editor
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The line between haves and have-nots in NASCAR road racing has slimmed down over the last decade as more and more drivers have gotten better on the twisties. But thin as it is, that line still exists.
Who will the haves be today in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at […]

Sun, 08/8/10 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Race Day: Cup Series Is On The Road Again
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The Second Annual Ironman 55 at I-55 Speedway in Pevely, Mo., came down to the final lap and just a couple of feet on the race track as Jason Meyers beat Lucas Wolfe on the final circuit. Wolfe used a huge slide job coming off turn four to take the lead on the 55th and […]

Sun, 08/8/10 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Meyers Edges Wolfe At Ironman
IRL Notes: Honda To Stay With IndyCar
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Any engine supplier ramping-up plans for the IZOD IndyCar Series’ next generation of power plants in 2012 will be competing against the power of Honda.
Honda Performance Development became the first manufacturer to commit to the new engine package Saturday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Erik Berkman, HPD president, announced before qualifications for […]

Sun, 08/8/10 – 7:26 | Comments Off on IRL Notes: Honda To Stay With IndyCar
Bodine Doesn’t Miss A Beat In Music City
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Gladeville, Tenn. – It was a long time coming, but Saturday night Todd Bodine finally came away from Nashville with a guitar over his shoulder.
Bodine won Nashville Superspeedway’s trademark trophy Gibson guitar by blowing away the field in the Nashville 200. He got his 19th career win in the NASCAR Camping […]

Sun, 08/8/10 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Bodine Doesn’t Miss A Beat In Music City
Pruett, Rojas Set Record At The Glen
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Scott Pruett took the lead on an exchange of pit stops and held on with his Riley-BMW to beat the Dallara-Ford of Max Angelelli by 0.272 seconds on the short course at Watkins Glen International. Alex Gurney was third in the Daytona Prototype class of the Grand-Am’s Rolex Series in […]

Sat, 08/7/10 – 20:23 | Comments Off on Pruett, Rojas Set Record At The Glen
Dyson’s Lola-Mazda Gets First Win
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Dyson Racing scored a maiden victory for its Lola-Mazda at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Round 6 of the American Le Mans Series, holding off the Highcroft Racing HPD ARX-01c by half a second. Chris Dyson drove the final two stints versus Highcroft’s Simon Pagenaud to score the victory with co-driver Guy Smith.
Pagenaud closed […]

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Power On Pole At Mid-Ohio
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Will Power gave Team Penske its 10th pole of the season Saturday when he was fastest in qualifying for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Power’s lap was at 1:07.199 around the 13-turn, 2.26 track in Lexington.
Power also tied the series’ single-season record with his seventh pole of the season (teammate Helio Castroneves […]

Sat, 08/7/10 – 16:18 | Comments Off on Power On Pole At Mid-Ohio