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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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Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brad Keselowski passed Kurt Busch for the lead after a second green/white/checkered restart and drove away to victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Keselowski led just the one lap in the race, which was scheduled for 400 laps but ended up going 209.
It […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 18:03 | Comments Off on Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana
Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes
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Greg Biffle and his Roush Fenway Racing teammates have been operating in the unusual roles of also-rans during the opening month of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Flat-out speed was the nagging issue for the Ford Fusions driven by Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne during qualifying for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. Biffle qualified […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 15:31 | Comments Off on Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes
Harvick Claims Xfinity Win
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Kevin Harvick won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. It was the California native’s second Xfinity win of the season, his first at Auto Club and the 46th of his career.
With two victories and two seconds in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year to go with two wins […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Harvick Claims Xfinity Win
Corvettes Dominate The Half Day At Sebring
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Corvette Daytona Prototypes swept the podium in the 63rd running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday. Very fitting for a race that came 50 years after Jim Hall and Hal Sharp drove the iconic Chevrolet-powered Chaparral 2 to victory at Sebring in 1965.
Getting the overall victory […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Corvettes Dominate The Half Day At Sebring
IMSA, ACO Extend Alliance
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Shortly before the green flag waved to start the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO) announced a six-year extension of their strategic alliance to advance sports car racing in North America and around the world. The extension runs through the […]

Sat, 03/21/15 – 9:49 | Comments Off on IMSA, ACO Extend Alliance
Pla Puts Krohn Legier On Sebring Pole
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Last season, Ligier burst onto the Tudor United SportsCar Champion series scene with a fair-sized bang. A big enough bang, at least, to convince Krohn Racing owner Tracy Krohn to field a Judd-powered Ligier for the 2015 IMSA seasaon.
On Friday, Krohn’s belief in the Ligier JS P2 car was vindicated when Olivier Pla drove the […]

Sat, 03/21/15 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Pla Puts Krohn Legier On Sebring Pole
Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kurt Busch says he is “putting the blinders on” in his return to the Sprint Cup Series following a NASCAR-imposed suspension for alleged domestic abuse.
Busch qualified on-pole Friday afternoon for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in Fontana, Calif., five days after making a delayed 2015 debut at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch […]

Sat, 03/21/15 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang
Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brian Vickers’ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career again has been placed on hold.
Vickers has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots, prompting the 31-year-old to begin taking a blood-thinning medication that will prevent him from competing in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Michael Waltrip Racing has […]

Fri, 03/20/15 – 16:30 | Comments Off on Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers
Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Team owner Wayne Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing was looking to make a statement in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship race at Daytona in January. Just not the kind of statement he ended up making. Make that, a statement he ended up issuing.
Taylor, whose Daytona Prototype Corvette dominated a large […]

Thu, 03/19/15 – 15:05 | Comments Off on Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring
Massey Snaps Up Gatornationals Victory
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Spencer Massey claimed his first Top Fuel win of the season Sunday during the 46th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were class winners at the third of 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events […]

Sun, 03/15/15 – 19:38 | Comments Off on Massey Snaps Up Gatornationals Victory