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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit in Northern California on Saturday.
Larson laid down the fast qualifying lap at the 1.99-mile road course in 75.732 seconds (94.597 mph).
The pole was the California native’s second of the season, his second at Sonoma […]

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Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FRISCO, Texas – Everything newly crowned Indianapolis 500 champion Will Power knows about winning races traces its roots to his formative, competitive open-wheel years in Queensland, Australia.
Anything Power knows about American football is courtesy of wife Liz and her family, proud Texans who worship the ground upon which the Dallas […]

Fri, 06/1/18 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
Moffitt Learning In School And In Race Shop
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At age 17, Thad Moffitt is on the threshold of his stock car racing career, learning his profession and dealing with school simultaneously.
During the week the Trinity, N.C., teenager works at Mooresville, N.C.-based Empire Racing from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and then attends school online at night and while he’s at the race track. […]

Fri, 06/1/18 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Moffitt Learning In School And In Race Shop
Power’s Big Day Was Followed By Sleepless Night
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Will Power didn’t sleep a wink the night after he won Sunday’s 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500, and it wasn’t because he had partied-too-hearty.
“Yeah, I didn’t drink anything,” Power said Monday during the annual winner’s post-race presser at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “Once I got out of here, […]

Tue, 05/29/18 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Power’s Big Day Was Followed By Sleepless Night
Danica Hits The Wall And Then The Road
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Life after racing began for Danica Patrick with a short-and-snarky news conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after she crashed out of Sunday’s 102nd Indianapolis 500, the place and the race that launched “Danicamania” 13 years ago.
Rather than come full-circle at the checkered flag on the 2.5-mile oval, Patrick’s […]

Mon, 05/28/18 – 14:45 | Comments Off on Danica Hits The Wall And Then The Road
The 600’s Decisive Dozen
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CONCORD, N.C. – Coca-Cola 600 twelve-pack race recap:

Defending Coca-Cola 600 race champion Austin Dillon’s bid for a second straight win in NASCAR’s longest race of the season went up in smoke on lap 42 after a blown right-rear tire caused extensive damage to his No. 3 Chevrolet. This season’s Daytona 500 champion finished 34th on Sunday night.
A […]

Mon, 05/28/18 – 7:10 | Comments Off on The 600’s Decisive Dozen
Busch Wins 600; Becomes Mastered Tracksman
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By Deb Williams | Senor Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Ever since childhood, Kyle Busch has dreamed of winning the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. On Sunday night, the Las Vegas native turned his dream into reality, becoming the first driver in NASCAR’s Modern Era to win at every Cup track on which he has competed.
“Always […]

Mon, 05/28/18 – 6:58 | Comments Off on Busch Wins 600; Becomes Mastered Tracksman
Will Power Wins The 2018 Indianapolis 500
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There was a time when Will Power was regarded as a road-circuit ace whose skill on oval tracks was in question. That question was answered for good on Sunday when the Team Penske driver dominated the second half of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 and got his first victory in auto racing’s […]

Sun, 05/27/18 – 14:27 | Comments Off on Will Power Wins The 2018 Indianapolis 500
The 600 Has Become A Sprint Race
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CONCORD, N.C. – For several decades, the Coca-Cola 600 was an endurance race with the final 100 miles often a mechanical nightmare, but technology has changed the way drivers approach Sunday’s Memorial Day classic.
 “It’s 400 laps as fast as the car will go,” says Kevin Harvick, who starts stock car racing’s longest race at the […]

Sun, 05/27/18 – 12:28 | Comments Off on The 600 Has Become A Sprint Race
Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Josef Newgarden’s pre-race preparations for today’s Indianapolis 500 likely were interrupted by a quick look-see at the nearest TV monitor for ESPN’s live telecast of Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix.
Team Penske’s Newgarden, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, expressed interest this week in taking his talents overseas to […]

Sun, 05/27/18 – 11:30 | Comments Off on Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe
Ricciardo Wins Monaco
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Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo pulled away from Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari over the final laps and went on to win Formula 1’s big event – the Grand Prix of Monaco.
“Redemption,” Ricciardo, who had a win slip away from him at Monaco two years ago after a bungled pit stop, said over his radio after taking […]

Sun, 05/27/18 – 10:09 | Comments Off on Ricciardo Wins Monaco