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Helio Castroneves led a Team Penske all-out assault on the pole position during Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Road American road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Castroneves laid down a fast lap of 1- minute, 47.3-seconds at the 14-turn, 4.0-mile track.
That lap was just .0604 seconds faster than that of Will Power, […]

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Jason Meyers, who is almost always good on the Gold Rush Tour, was able to gain a significant amount of World of Outlaws points on Joey Saldana and Steve Kinser on Friday night, by winning the opener of the Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway.
Myers got his ninth A-Feature win of the season and the […]

Sat, 08/28/10 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Meyers Making Move in WoO
NHRA Adjusts Schedule For 2011
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Inclusion of the Arizona Nationals as Round No. 4 of the six-race Countdown to the Championship, and a repositioning of the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, highlight the 2011 National Hot Rod Association Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA will mark its “60th Anniversary Celebration” via a 22-race national tour, with the most significant change […]

Sat, 08/28/10 – 7:09 | One Comment
Fogarty On Grand-Am Pole
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Jon Fogarty and Boris Said used Chevrolet power to lead a record-breaking pair of qualifying sessions Friday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and capture respective poles for Saturday’s Montreal 200, Round 11 of 12 in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.
The two-hour race takes the green flag at […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 22:41 | Comments Off on Fogarty On Grand-Am Pole
Busch Runs His NASCAR Win Streak To Four
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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After finishing behind Kyle Busch in the Sprint Cup race at Bristol last weekend, Clint Bowyer jokingly called the winner of that race a “little turd”. Bowyer may soon have to change that to “big turd”.
Busch made it four straight victories in major NASCAR touring series races Friday night when […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 22:15 | Comments Off on Busch Runs His NASCAR Win Streak To Four
Bodine Fastest in Joliet
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Todd Bodine on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race.
Bodine, the series points leader, posted a time of 31.063 seconds at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.
His speed of 173.840 mph was a new track record.
Austin Dillon was second quickest in the session with a lap in 31.097 seconds.
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Fri, 08/27/10 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Bodine Fastest in Joliet
Briscoe Rides To Peak Pole
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Ryan Briscoe on Friday won the pole for this weekend’s Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil 300 IZOD IndyCar Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The Team Penske driver’s speed was 216.346 mph.
“The car today was just spot on,” said Briscoe, who won from the pole at Texas Motor Speedway in early June. “I didn’t want to be […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 15:26 | Comments Off on Briscoe Rides To Peak Pole
Ganassi Drivers Hope Power Is Circling The Drain
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Back during the days when American open-wheel racing was going through its civil war, then-CART driver Dario Franchitti didn’t hide his dislike for driving really fast cars right next to concrete walls on oval race tracks.
Having raced on nothing but road courses during his career, that dislike of ovals was […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Ganassi Drivers Hope Power Is Circling The Drain
Hood: Cup Gets Shuffled To The Rear By TV
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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If memory serves me correctly, the late Davey Allison injured his wrist by pounding his fist against the team hauler following a Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway in the early 1990s.
Realizing he had a car capable of winning, the second-generation driver from Alabama was livid that he been shuffled […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 7:14 | 6 Comments
McClenathan, Tasca Top Testing
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Cory McClenathan powered his FRAM Dragster to a performance better than both ends of the current Top Fuel track record at O’Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis Thursday during Day 2 of testing for the 56th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil.
NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series teams utilized the open test session […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 6:46 | Comments Off on McClenathan, Tasca Top Testing
Conquest Adds Scheckter
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Conquest Racing has added Tomas Scheckter to its lineup for the IZOD IndyCar Series Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil 300 at at Chicagoland Speedway.
The South African driver has 100 plus starts in the open-wheel racing series. Since his first Indy car race in 2002, he has gone on to claim 43 top-tens including a couple […]

Thu, 08/26/10 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Conquest Adds Scheckter