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A return to Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis for a night race after a 13-year absence, and a multiyear agreement with historic Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, highlight the “16-plus-one” Verizon IndyCar Series schedule for 2017.
Stressing continuity, the calendar released Thursday in St. Louis includes a return of all venues on the 2016 schedule and […]

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Helio’s Bid For No. 4 Is On Track
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Rather fittingly, it was Helio Castroneves who posted the fastest lap on opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Castroneves, the winner of last year’s Indianapolis 500, will be attempting to win for the big race for a record-tying fourth time when the green flag drops in May 30th.
Castroneves, driving the No. 3T Team Penske […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Helio’s Bid For No. 4 Is On Track
Finals Field Set In Atlanta
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Larry Dixon, Ashley Force Hood, Allen Johnson and Hector Arana will enter Sunday eliminations at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway as top seeds in their respective divisions.
Dixon’s Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel dragster was the quickest in each of four qualifying sessions and as a result the series points leader claimed […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Finals Field Set In Atlanta
Busch Wins Heluva Race
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Kyle Busch survived two late restarts to get the victory in the Heluva Good! 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was his second of the season.
Busch lead all but 14 of the 205 laps and would have won sans drama had two yellow flags not waved in the final seven […]

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The Search Goes On For Erwin And The Biff
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By Bill Fleischman | Senior Correspondent
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Dover, Del. – Racing is all about speed. Right now, according to crew chief Greg Erwin, the Roush Fenway cars don’t have enough speed. Erwin guides Greg Biffle’s No. 16 Ford team.
“Although the points situation is all we tend to talk about through the summer – who’s in the Chase […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 10:45 | Comments Off on The Search Goes On For Erwin And The Biff
Kyle Busch Claims Nationwide Pole
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Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin will be manning the front row for the start of today’s NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Busch won the pole for the Heluva Good! 200 with a lap at 158.228 mph at Dover International Speedway.
It was his third pole of the season.
Busch has three victories in Nationwide this season and […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 10:13 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Claims Nationwide Pole
The Speedway Is Open
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Two weeks ago, the word “spark” got wide usage in the IZOD IndyCar Series paddocks at Kansas Speedway. And the usage was not directed at what was coming off the skid plates on the bottom of the cars.
Drivers, team owners and officials all were using the word to describe what they were sensing about their […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 8:31 | Comments Off on The Speedway Is Open
Minter: NHRA Senior Moments Last For 6 Seconds
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – There are a lot of race fans, myself included, maybe even a majority, who are uncomfortable with change.
We prefer Darlington and Martinsville over the newer tracks on the NASCAR circuit. We keep hoping that Mark Martin has lots of wins left in him, and that Bill Elliott […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 6:54 | Comments Off on Minter: NHRA Senior Moments Last For 6 Seconds
Force Hood, Dixon On Top
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Ashley Force Hood raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals.
Larry Dixon, Allen Johnson and Matt Smith also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Force Hood continued to have success at Atlanta Dragway, site of her milestone first career victory in […]

Fri, 05/14/10 – 20:41 | One Comment
Almirola Gets First Truck Win
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Dover, Del. – A race short on drama ratcheted up the excitement during the closing laps when Aric Almirola pulled away from the field on a green-white-checkered flag finish to capture Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Dover 200.
It was the 26-year-old Almirola’s first victory in 55 career starts in NASCAR’s truck series.
“It’s such a […]

Fri, 05/14/10 – 20:20 | Comments Off on Almirola Gets First Truck Win
Truex On Dover Cup Pole
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Martin Truex Jr. captured his first pole of the season Friday when he turned the fastest lap in qualifying for Sunday’s Autism Speaks 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Truex, driving for Michael Waltrip Racing, turned a lap at 157.315 mph.
The pole was the fifth of Truex’s career. He will enter Sunday’s race ranked 13th in points.
Truex’s […]

Fri, 05/14/10 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Truex On Dover Cup Pole