Fri, 23/09/16 – 7:16 | No Comment

Ron Capps is pursuing his first NHRA Funny Car world championship with a point-padding plan that is as basic as one…two…seven.
Capps earned seven of a possible 12 bonus points when he was second-quickest twice, and fastest once, during four sessions of qualifying for last weekend’s ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, […]

Read the full story »
Pruett, Rojas Set Record At The Glen
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
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 […]

Sat, 08/7/10 – 20:18 | Comments Off on Dyson’s Lola-Mazda Gets First Win
Power On Pole At Mid-Ohio
|
RacinToday.com

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
Ambrose Wins The Glen – Again
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Marcos Ambrose made the tough Watkins Glen International road course look easy Saturday as he won the Nationwide Series race.
The victory in the Zippo 200 was the third straight in the series at The Glen for Ambrose.
“Just huge for us,” Ambrose said. “This is really sweet.”
Joey Logano was second and Kevin Harvick was third.
“He’s the […]

Sat, 08/7/10 – 16:04 | Comments Off on Ambrose Wins The Glen – Again
Edwards Powers To The Pole At Watkins Glen
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards hustled to the pole for Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International Saturday afternoon.
Edwards, winless this year in the series but coming off a string of four top-seven finishes in his Roush Fenway Racing Ford, posted a lap at 124.432 mph.
The pole was the first of the […]

Sat, 08/7/10 – 12:25 | Comments Off on Edwards Powers To The Pole At Watkins Glen
Ambrose Wins NNS Pole
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Marcos Ambrose on Saturday morning won the pole for Saturday’s afternoon Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International.
His fast lap was at 122.410 mph, a new track record.
Joey Logano was second fastest while Kevin Harvick was third at the eight-turn road course.
Carl Edwards was fourth fastest and Kyle Busch was fifth.

Sat, 08/7/10 – 9:40 | Comments Off on Ambrose Wins NNS Pole
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Tim Shaffer extended his hot streak to five consecutive wins in seven days, as he was victorious in the opener of the two-day Ironman 55 at I-55 Speedway in Pevely, Mo. Friday night.
Shaffer started on the front row of the 30-lapper and chased Jason Sides, who started on the pole, in the early going. For […]

Sat, 08/7/10 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Shaffer Stays Hot In Ironman
Rahal Cooks At Home
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Ohio native Graham Rahal topped the time chart during Friday’s initial IZOD IndyCar Series practice session for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
A native of New Albany, Ohio, Rahal posted a best lap of 1 minute, 8.3061-seconds around the 2.258-mile, 13-turn circuit in Lexington. Rahal is competing in this second race of […]

Sat, 08/7/10 – 6:49 | Comments Off on Rahal Cooks At Home
Rojas, Pruett On Pole At Glen’s Short Course
|
RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Memo Rojas averaged 134.718 mph around the Watkins Glen short course to win the pole for the Grand-Am’s 200-mile race on Saturday. Driving the Riley-BMW of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Rojas clinched the pole when an incident halted qualifying nine minutes early.
“It’s great to win the pole,” said Rojas, who shares a 19-point […]

Fri, 08/6/10 – 21:25 | Comments Off on Rojas, Pruett On Pole At Glen’s Short Course
Drivers Say Shuffle ‘Em Up And Deal In 2011
| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Stating that NASCAR racing had become “stale” at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Sprint Cup points-leader Kevin Harvick says the impending wholesale changes to the 2011 schedule should not shock-and-awe anyone.
“I think all tracks need to be held to a standard,” Harvick said Friday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, site of Sunday’s Heluva […]

Fri, 08/6/10 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Drivers Say Shuffle ‘Em Up And Deal In 2011