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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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Power Stays Pole Perfect
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Will Power  remained pole perfect on the season Saturday.
For the fourth time in four races, Power was fastest in qualifying for an IZOD IndyCar Series race as he earned P 1 during qualifications for the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle.
Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, set the track […]

Sat, 04/30/11 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Power Stays Pole Perfect
Race Day: Richmond Is For Lovers Of Racing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Richmond International Raceway has been called nearly perfect for NASCAR races. It’s the right size, the right width, has the right banking, features the right atmosphere.
It’s also something else which has the drivers’ and teams’ attention: It’s the track where the chase to the Chase ends every autumn, and, for […]

Sat, 04/30/11 – 9:50 | Comments Off on Race Day: Richmond Is For Lovers Of Racing
Memo: Hall Hating Never Goes Out Of Style
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what in the old Morning Memo today:
Officials operating the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., have made some adjustments to this year’s itinerary. The biggest of those involves moving voting day from October to June.
Hope that move was not designed to keep critics of the voting process […]

Sat, 04/30/11 – 7:26 | 2 Comments
Big Names Shine In Houston
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NHRA superstars Tony Schumacher and John Force claimed the provisional poles in Top Fuel and Funny Car respectively on the opening day of qualifying for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals in Baytown, Texas.
Also fastest in qualifying Friday were Ronnie Humphrey in Pro Stock and L.E. Tonglet in Pro Stock Motorcycles.
Spencer Massey was second fastest […]

Fri, 04/29/11 – 21:32 | Comments Off on Big Names Shine In Houston
Hamlin Dominates, Wins at Richmond
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Denny Hamlin won the Bubba Burgers 250 Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night when his closest pursuers began running out of fuel with less than 10 laps to go.
Hamlin, who led 199 of 251 laps, had the victory sealed for him when, a lap after a restart with two laps to […]

Fri, 04/29/11 – 20:35 | Comments Off on Hamlin Dominates, Wins at Richmond
Montoya Races To Cup Pole At Richmond
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Juan Pablo Montoya on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400 Sprint Cup Race at Richmond International Raceway.
Montoya, in an Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, had a fast lap at 128.639 mph to win the pole.
It was Montoya’s second pole of the season as he was fastest in qualifying at Auto […]

Fri, 04/29/11 – 17:45 | Comments Off on Montoya Races To Cup Pole At Richmond
Edwards Wins Richmond NNS Pole
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Carl Edwards won the pole for Friday night’s Bubba Burger 250 Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday afternoon.
Edwards’ pole-winning lap was at 125.046 mph.  It is his fourth pole of the season.
Edwards, in a Roush Fenway Racing Ford, has two victories in the series this season. He has 31 victories in his […]

Fri, 04/29/11 – 15:52 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins Richmond NNS Pole
Brit Conway Looking For Crown Of His Own
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Shoved off the pages of London’s racy tabloids by William and Catherine and the royal wedding, Mike Conway quietly has reassumed the role of loyal British subject…in search of his second IZOD IndyCar Series victory.
Conway snapped an 0-for-25 winless streak dating to 2009 by winning the 37th annual Toyota Grand […]

Fri, 04/29/11 – 10:35 | Comments Off on Brit Conway Looking For Crown Of His Own
Minter: Top Drivers Not Putting Up Top Numbers
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A few random observations on a sunny morning in Georgia after a night of scary storms, one of which hit awfully close to Atlanta Motor Speedway, a track that was devastated by a tornado back in 2005.
The new rules that prevents drivers from competing for points in more than one division has put some new […]

Fri, 04/29/11 – 6:37 | Comments Off on Minter: Top Drivers Not Putting Up Top Numbers
Castroneves Heads To Brazil Under Microscope
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Helio Castroneves will be on double-secret probation this weekend, when the IZOD IndyCar Series  travels to his native Brazil for the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300.
Castroneves’ No. 3 Dallara/Honda was involved in two separate incidents within five laps of each other during the series’ most recent event, the 37th annual […]

Thu, 04/28/11 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Castroneves Heads To Brazil Under Microscope