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Joey Logano took advantage of a bout of fender-bending at the front of the field on the final lap to win Sunday’s weather-delayed NASCAR Clash exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.
Logano blew past front-runners Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski – who made contact while fighting for the lead – on that final lap and cruised […]

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Pritchett To Race In Four-Wides
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Thanks to an 11th-hour rescue job, Leah Pritchett’s pursuit of the 2016 NHRA Top Fuel championship will continue.
Pritchett, who earned her first-ever NHRA national event win a couple of weeks ago in Phoenix, will race at this weekend’s Four Wide Nationals in the Nitro Ninja dragster owned by the Lagana family.
Making the rescue necessary was […]

Wed, 04/20/16 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Pritchett To Race In Four-Wides
Rosberg Rolls, Haas Wobbles In Chinese GP
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Haas F1 Team’s two-race point-scoring streak ended with a pair of back-of-the-pack finishes in Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix, on a day when Nico Rosberg provided the perfect reality check for the fledgling American organization.
Rosberg, of Germany, scored his third victory of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship and sixth in a row […]

Tue, 04/19/16 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Rosberg Rolls, Haas Wobbles In Chinese GP
Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach
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Simon Pagenaud earned his first IndyCar Series victory in a Team Penske car on Sunday, the fifth of his career, but it didn’t come without controversy.
The French driver captured the victory in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 1.968-mile street circuit by the narrowest margin in the historic event’s history but defending series champion […]

Sun, 04/17/16 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach
Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Carl Edwards survived a spate of late-race restart challenges  – including two in the final 10 laps –and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and likely moves him into the […]

Sun, 04/17/16 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
Taylors Sew Up Second Straight Win In Long Beach
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Ricky Taylor ducked under polesitter Christian Fittipaldi in Turn 1 on the opening lap and then he and teammate/brother Jordan Taylor went on to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Grand Prix at Long Beach on Saturday.
The Taylor brothers, driving the Wayne Taylor Racing Daytona Prototype Corvette, led all but three laps in the 75-lap race.
“I […]

Sun, 04/17/16 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Taylors Sew Up Second Straight Win In Long Beach
Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves won the pole for the Grand Prix of Long Beach for the second consecutive year on Saturday.
It is the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner’s 47th career pole, his third pole at Long Beach and his second of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season – His first of the year came at Phoenix International […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
Jones Has Big Xfinity Pay Day At Bristol
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Erik Jones out-smarted Kyle Larson Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway, then held off Kyle Busch to snap the strangle-hold the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers have had on the NASCAR Xfinity Series this year. By winning the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, Jones also collected the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus.
“If you had asked […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Jones Has Big Xfinity Pay Day At Bristol
Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
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Christian Fittipaldi of Action Express won the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Grand Prix at Long Beach on Friday.
Fittipaldi posted a time of 1:14.962 (94.512 mph) in his Corvette DP, which he co-drives with Joao Barbosa. Fittipaldi.
His time was just better than that of defending Long Beach winner Ricky Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing.
“There’s […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Throughout NASCAR’s history certain rookie classes have generated more attention than others, but it has been quite some time since the top two rookie contenders have so heavily epitomized the sport’s future.
Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney both come from racing families, having known the sound of high-powered […]

Sat, 04/16/16 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes
Edwards On Pole In Bristol
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Carl Edwards on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver won his second pole of the season, his third at Bristol and the 18th of his career.  In Edwards’ two other pole-winning efforts at Bristol, he has finished first (2008) and second (2011).
“I didn’t know […]

Fri, 04/15/16 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Edwards On Pole In Bristol