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Veteran Indy car driver and 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Alex Tagliani  has been added to the roster of A.J. Foyt Enterprises for the 99th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” later this month.
Tagliani will drive the Al-Fe Heat Treating Honda-powered Dallara at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the team owned by Foyt, first four-time winner […]

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Garbage Time: Earnhardt Jr. Wins Pocono 400
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead from over-heated Brad Keselowski with five laps to go and went on to win the Pocono 400 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
The victory was the second of the season for Earnhardt, who also won the season-opening Daytona 500 in February.
Earnhardt got the Pocono victory after leader Keselowski moved […]

Sun, 06/8/14 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Garbage Time: Earnhardt Jr. Wins Pocono 400
Braun Mashes Field At Kansas
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A couple of days before Saturday’s Tudor United SportsCar Series’ Kansas Grand Prix, driver Colin Braun was asked about his strategy for the unique/bizarre two-segment format the event featured. Mash the gas and go, Braun said.
Braun executed that strategy with slick precision on race night. The Core […]

Sun, 06/8/14 – 1:00 | Comments Off on Braun Mashes Field At Kansas
Carpenter Hammers Out Big Win In Fort Worth
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Owner/driver Ed Carpenter added the title “winner” to his 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series resume Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, holding off an inspired Will Power in what amounted to an unintentional green-white-checkered flag finish to the Firestone 600.
“I’ve loved this racetrack for a long time but had a lot of […]

Sun, 06/8/14 – 0:52 | Comments Off on Carpenter Hammers Out Big Win In Fort Worth
Rayhall Says 8Star Ready To Make Its Move
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Sean Rayhall stood in front of television cameras after his last outing in Prototype Challenge race smiling and talking about positive things. But underneath the smile were teeth biting a tongue.
Yes Rayhall led the race, yes he had a fast car under him and yes a victory […]

Sat, 06/7/14 – 1:14 | Comments Off on Rayhall Says 8Star Ready To Make Its Move
Cumming Gives RSR Another Tudor Pole
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Chris Cumming won his first Tudor United SportsCar Series Championship pole Friday night when he had fast lap during qualifying for Sunday’s Kansas Grand Prix at Kansas Speedway’s infield road course.
Cumming, driving the No. 08 entry of RSR Racing, had a fast lap around the 6-turn, 2.37-mile […]

Sat, 06/7/14 – 1:08 | Comments Off on Cumming Gives RSR Another Tudor Pole
Crafton Gets Breakthrough Truck Series Win At Texas
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By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Matt Crafton put a definitive end to his 13-year/26-race winless streak at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, steamrolling the field while stretching his fuel mileage en route to a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in the 18th annual WinStar World Casino 400.
Crafton and crew chief Carl […]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 23:44 | Comments Off on Crafton Gets Breakthrough Truck Series Win At Texas
TMS Adds Some Pomp To Camping World Race
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Leave it to flamboyant Texas Motor Speedway promoter Eddie Gossage to link fast cars to the graduation tune Pomp and Circumstance.
As the starting field is introduced for tonight’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, 18-year-old Erik Jones will receive his high school diploma as […]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 18:32 | Comments Off on TMS Adds Some Pomp To Camping World Race
Power Solves New Downforce Rule; Wins TMS Pole
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Will Power qualified on-pole for the Firestone 600 Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway and almost immediately began channeling his inner Helio.
That would be Castroneves, Power’s Team Penske teammate and defending event champion of what is billed as “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race.”
Power posted a cumulative […]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Power Solves New Downforce Rule; Wins TMS Pole
Hamlin On Pole In Pocono
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By Seth Livingstone
NASCAR Wire Service
LONG POND, Pa. – A four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup winner at Pocono Raceway, Denny Hamlin, continued to excel on the 2.5-mile triangular layout on Friday, setting a track record in qualifying for Sunday’s Pocono 400.
But Hamlin says Pocono is a different animal than the track at which he won his first […]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 18:17 | Comments Off on Hamlin On Pole In Pocono
TUDOR Rolls Into Kansas With Brand New Format
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So much will be new and unique in Saturday night’s Grand Prix of Kansas that competitors could probably leave the notebooks back at their shops and instead just bring a 3-by-5 note card or two with them to Kansas Speedway this weekend.
In fact, so much about the […]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 17:20 | Comments Off on TUDOR Rolls Into Kansas With Brand New Format