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Rookie Kyle Larson definitely is back in his groove.
The Chip Ganassi Racing driver, who started the season in impressive finish but sank into a mid-season funk in terms of finishes, won the pole Friday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Larson, who turned 22 on Thursday, set a track record of 183.438 mph [...]

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Briscoe Noses Past Dixon To Win Chicagoland Thriller
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The finish of Saturday night’s Indycar Series race at Chicagoland Speedway required second and, perhaps, third viewings to determine just who had won.
With just two races now remaining, with the cars once again producing the best racing on ovals anywhere, it appears that the 2009 series championship may end up [...]

Sun, 08/30/09 – 7:42 | Comments Off
Saldana Cleans Up In Edmonton
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Joey Saldana completed a sweep of the third annual Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Saturday night.
He dominated the weekend at the 3/8-mile leading all 70 of the laps of the two A-Feature events to pick up a total of $20,000 as the Gold Rush Tour for 2009 continues. For Saldana, [...]

Sun, 08/30/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off
IndyCar Series Race at Chicagoland Highlights
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Ryan Briscoe wins the PEAK Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Sun, 08/30/09 – 6:00 | Comments Off
Ganassi Has Assembled An IndyCar Series Dream Team
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For obvious reasons, race-team officials can be reticent to compare and contrast the drivers who have worked for them over the years. It’s a respect for feelings and friendships thing.
And being nothing if not respectful of the feelings and friendships he has developed during his 14 years as team managing [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 23:00 | 2 Comments
SunTrust Shines In Montreal Rain
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Max Angelelli cruised to a one-minute victory in Saturday’s Montreal 200 – taking new life in the battle for the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona Prototype championship in the process.
With only two races remaining, Angelelli – who led the final 12 of 67 laps at Circuit [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off
Ambrose Rolls To Montreal Pole
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Marcos Ambrose survived the rain and claimed the pole for Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200 present by Dodge Nationwide Series race by posting a quailfying speed of 80.934 mph Saturday in Montreal.
Carl Edwards was second fastest at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with a speed of 80.146 mph.
The session was held in rainy weather and [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 18:15 | Comments Off
Highcroft’s High Continues At Mosport
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Bowmanville, Ont. – David Brabham put his Highcoft Racing Acura on the limit at the harrowing Turns 1 and 2 to claim the pole at Mosport International Raceway. After breaking the four-race winning streak of de Ferran Motorsports at Road America, the Highcroft team sustained momentum in the tight battle [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 18:10 | Comments Off
Bet On Edwards And Ambrose Having Grand Time This Weekend
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Can NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Carl Edwards and Marcos Ambrose win the Grand-Am Rolex Series race in Montreal?
“We don’t expect to win it, but we want to put up a good challenge,” said Ambrose.
The Australian and Edwards will become the latest NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers to participate in the Grand-Am [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 9:19 | Comments Off
Saldana Gets First Win In Canada
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Heading into the 2009 season, Joey Saldana had won sprint car races in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. The one place missing from the list was Canada, where the World of Outlaws have competed a total of eight times over the last three years.
On Friday night, the Indiana native changed that by winning [...]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch A Happy Camper
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Kyle Busch passed Todd Bodine for the lead with 19 laps to go and then survived a late restart to win the Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway Friday night.
Bodine finished second, about a half second behind Busch in the EnjoyIllinois.com 250, which was the first time the series has raced at the [...]

Fri, 08/28/09 – 22:15 | Comments Off