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CONCORD, N.C. – The Charlotte Motor Speedway bills its late-May racing extravaganza as the Ten Days of Thunder. This year it began with One Day (and Night) of Wonder.
A strange format that included a winner’s purse of $1million left a lot of questions marks in the air as well as fireworks at the end of […]

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Rain Sets Sahlen’s Grid At Watkins Glen
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A heavy rain Saturday afternoon forced the cancellation of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship qualifying for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins International. The grid will be set by driver championship points, per Article 40.2.5 of the IMSA Sporting Regulations.
Christian Fittipaldi will start from the pole in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling/Cider Tree […]

Sat, 06/27/15 – 19:26 | Comments Off on Rain Sets Sahlen’s Grid At Watkins Glen
Allmendinger Blasts To Pole At Sonoma
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A.J. Allmendinger, looking to earn a second-straight berth in the Sprint Cup playoffs, won the pole for Sunday’s race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit on Saturday afternoon.
Allmendinger, who earned his 2014 Chase berth by winning at the Watkins Glen International road circuit, lapped Sonoma in 1 minute, 14.385 seconds […]

Sat, 06/27/15 – 17:14 | One Comment
Pagenaud Proves Super On A Speedway
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Simon Pagenaud officially became an ovalmeister Friday when the Frenchman earned his first Indy car pole on an oval – and first with Team Penske – during qualifications for the MAVTV 500.
Pagenaud, driver of the No. 22 Penske Truck Rental Chevrolet, posted a two-lap average speed of 218.952 mph around […]

Sat, 06/27/15 – 9:46 | 2 Comments
Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
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The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

Fri, 06/26/15 – 16:16 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
NASCAR Reaffirms Opposition To Confederate Flag
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NASCAR officials on Tuesday joined the list of people and organizations who shun the flying of the Confederate Flag.
The stock car racing organization cited Monday’s call by the South Carolina Governor that the flag be removed from the grounds of the state’s State House.
A statement released the by NASCAR read: “As we continue to mourn the […]

Tue, 06/23/15 – 11:55 | Comments Off on NASCAR Reaffirms Opposition To Confederate Flag
Hagan Strikes At Thunder Valley
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Matt Hagan won at his home track in Funny Car for the first time in his career Sunday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at the historic dragstrip […]

Sun, 06/21/15 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Hagan Strikes At Thunder Valley
Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
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Erik Jones notched his second NASCAR victory of the weekend Sunday when he won the rain-delayed XFINITY Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The victory for Jones, follows his Camping World Truck Series win on Friday night and which came a couple hundred miles to the west at Iowa Speedway in Newton.
The victory in the XFINITY race, […]

Sun, 06/21/15 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
John Force Earns First Pole Of Season
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John Force will start in the No. 1 spot in Funny Car eliminations following a rain delayed day of racing Saturday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also earned No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their categories into tomorrow’s nooneliminations at the NHRA […]

Sun, 06/21/15 – 7:39 | Comments Off on John Force Earns First Pole Of Season
Schumacher Rolls To Provisional Pole In Thunder Valley
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Tony Schumacher drove to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in northeast Tennessee.
Schumacher ran a track record 3.768-second pass at 323.58 mph in his […]

Sat, 06/20/15 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Schumacher Rolls To Provisional Pole In Thunder Valley
Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa
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Erik Jones turned his run his recent run of bad luck in the NASCAR Camping World Series around on Friday night when he won at Iowa Speedway.
The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver led 112 laps and dominated most of the race en route to his fifth career series triumph.
“We’ve had fast trucks,” Jones said. “Things just […]

Sat, 06/20/15 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa