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Sebastian Vettel put an end to the years-long dominance of Mercedes AMG on Sunday when he drove his Ferrari to victory in the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
The victory marked the first time that anything other than a Mercedes had won the season-opening event since 2013.
Lewis Hamilton, who started on the pole […]

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GAINSCO Boys Earn Pole In Jersey
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing will bid for its belated first victory of the 2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season from the pole position Sunday, courtesy of Jon Fogarty’s record-extending qualifying effort at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
Fogarty claimed his Daytona Prototype record 15th pole Saturday during qualifying for the New Jersey Motorsports Park […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 15:15 | Comments Off on GAINSCO Boys Earn Pole In Jersey
Wilson On Pole in Toronto
Justin Wilson earned his first IZOD IndyCar Series pole and set a series track record in the process.
The pole came Saturday afternoon in Toronto for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto.
The lap came in 1 minute, 0.2710 seconds (104.827 mph) in the Firestone Fast Six on the 1.75-mile, 11-turn street circuit at Exhibition Place.
It was the second […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 15:02 | One Comment
Harvick Powers To Gateway Victory

There was no power outage for Kevin Harvick at Gateway International Raceway on Saturday afternoon as he ran away from the field to win the Gateway 200 Camping World Truck Series.
Harvick was starting for just the fourth time in the series this season but the victory was his third.  He has finished in the top […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 14:45 | One Comment
Harris: New Shape, New Momentum For PT
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Having fought the battle of the (stomach) bulge most of my life, I sympathize with any athlete who reaches middle age and suddenly finds out how the rest of us feel about staying in shape.
Paul Tracy is 41 years old now, approaching middle age and definitely considered elderly in his […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 7:10 | One Comment
Joey Saldana got back on track in a big way on Friday night, scoring the victory in the Knight Before the Kings Royal at the famed Eldora Speedway in Ohio and retaking the top spot in the standings as well.
The $10,000 win was Saldana’s series leading ninth of the 2010 campaign and his 18th career […]

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Beckman Record-Breaking Fast At Infineon
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Jack Beckman drove to the provisional Funny Car pole in style at Infineon Raceway Friday evening, setting both ends of the track record while also beating a local noise curfew.
Beckman cranked-out a stout second -round pass of 4.063-seconds at 311.56 mph on the opening day of the 23rd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals to grab both […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 6:05 | Comments Off on Beckman Record-Breaking Fast At Infineon
Power Outage Postpones Truck Race
A power outage at Gateway International Raceway forced postponement of Friday evening’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race.
The race has been rescheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The outage was being attributed to a downed power line on a nearby highway. Affected were track lights and the scoring pylon.
The Camping World 200  will be […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 5:55 | Comments Off on Power Outage Postpones Truck Race
Today’s Racin’ News: Villeneuve To Drive Indy
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In racin’ news today, Friday, July 16:
Braun Racing announced that former Formula One World Champion and Indy 500 winner, Jacques Villeneuve, will attempt to qualify the No. 32 Dollar General Toyota for the upcoming Brickyard 400 (NSCS) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Canadian driver has captured world championships in both the Indy Car World Series and […]

Fri, 07/16/10 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Today’s Racin’ News: Villeneuve To Drive Indy
NHRA Implements New Safety Rules
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Reacting to a pair of tragic accidents in its Sportsman ranks, the National Hot Rod Association has issued safety updates relating to rear and front brakes, and an additional tethering device for parachutes covering a variety of its classes.
NHRA announced Thursday that rear carbon fiber brake rotors and pads will become mandatory equipment in Top […]

Fri, 07/16/10 – 7:38 | Comments Off on NHRA Implements New Safety Rules
Ingram: Webber Thumbs Nose At Red Bull
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Mark Webber has made a career of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. My first recollection of the rock-ribbed Aussie was at Le Mans in 1999 as the 22-year-old crawled from underneath his overturned Mercedes on the Mulsanne during the morning warm-up. “Oh,” I thought, “so that’s the […]

Fri, 07/16/10 – 7:10 | 2 Comments