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Josef Newgarden led all but two laps of Sunday IndyCar Series race at the Road America road circuit but his ride was anything but relaxing as Ryan Hunter-Reay dogged the defending series champion for almost the entire second half of the race.
Newgarden’s margin of victory in his Team Penske Chevy over Hunter-Reay’s Andretti Autosport Honda […]

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ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd
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Leah Pritchett and Robert Hight posted national elapsed-time record runs in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, during Friday’s opening qualifying sessions for the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were provisional qualifying leaders at the Minnesota facility during the […]

Sat, 08/19/17 – 7:45 | Comments Off on ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd
Buescher OK To Be Headed To JTG
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher was once viewed as an integral part of Roush Fenway Racing’s future, but that’s no longer the case now that he has signed a multi-year contract with JTG Daugherty Racing, it was announced Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tad Geschickter, JTG’s co-owner, also said crew chief Trent Owens would remain paired […]

Fri, 08/18/17 – 20:10 | Comments Off on Buescher OK To Be Headed To JTG
Keselowski: Ending Truck Program Is About His Future
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn.  – Earlier this year, NASCAR lost Red Horse Racing, one of the Camping World Truck Series premier teams. Now it’s losing another at the end of the season in Brad Keselowski Racing.
Keselowski shocked the motorsports community Thursday when he announced he would shutter the doors on his truck […]

Fri, 08/18/17 – 17:23 | Comments Off on Keselowski: Ending Truck Program Is About His Future
Kenseth ‘Not Concerned’ About Job Status For ’18
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth said Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that he currently had no racing plans for 2018.
“When I do I’ll tweet something, like on a Monday or something,” Kenseth said.
NASCAR’s 2003 premier series champion said he’s not worried about 2018.
“I’m just not concerned […]

Fri, 08/18/17 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Kenseth ‘Not Concerned’ About Job Status For ’18
Busch Brushes Off Penalty; Wins Truck Series Race At Bristol
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Kyle Busch came back from a penalty near the end of the second stage of Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway and went on and get the victory.
The now five-time Bristol Truck Series winner pulled away from Matt Crafton at the Lap 201 restart and cruised to his third Truck […]

Thu, 08/17/17 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Busch Brushes Off Penalty; Wins Truck Series Race At Bristol
Bigger Rennsport Reunion Set For 2018
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An expanded, four-day Porsche Rennsport Reunion will take place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca next year, Porsche Cars North America has announced.
The upcoming “Family Reunion” is booked for Sept. 27-30, 2018 at the famed California facility.
In what has become a tradition, Rennsport Reunion VI will bring together an extraordinary gathering of significant Porsche race cars, […]

Wed, 08/16/17 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Bigger Rennsport Reunion Set For 2018
Montoya, Cameron To Drive Penske Acuras
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Two drivers with extensive pedigrees in road racing will lead Team Penske’s 2018 excursion back into road racing.
The team announced Tuesday that former Formula One/Indy car standout Juan Pablo Montoya and American sports car racing veteran Dane Cameron will drive one of two new Acura DPi car’s in next year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series.
Drivers […]

Tue, 08/15/17 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Montoya, Cameron To Drive Penske Acuras
Larson Smokes Truex To Win At Michigan
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Kyle Larson made an aggressive move during an overtime restart, took the lead and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The win was the third straight for the Chip Ganassi Racing driver at the 2-mile MIS oval.
It came after a wreck with four laps to go – which started […]

Sun, 08/13/17 – 20:11 | Comments Off on Larson Smokes Truex To Win At Michigan
Kahne: ‘There Are Not A Ton Of Opportunities’
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Kasey Kahne said Saturday the vibe among teammates remains positive at Hendrick Motorsports, where his tenure will end at the close of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
Kahne’s impending departure was announced last Monday by team-owner Rick Hendrick, who since has tabbed NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie William Byron to drive what will be […]

Sun, 08/13/17 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Kahne: ‘There Are Not A Ton Of Opportunities’
Veteran Drivers Being Displaced by Cheaper Labor
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The current lame duck status of longtime NASCAR Cup Series regulars Kasey Kahne and Matt Kenseth, and the unsettled future of Kurt Busch, might best be summed-up in one word:
Recalculate!
As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winds toward the conclusion of its 26-race regular season and the impending 10-race […]

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