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Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

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Ingram: Final Le Mans Thoughts Are Good Ones
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Le Mans, France – After an impressive victory by Audi Sport, the countryside around the circuit of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has returned to the more gentle hum of tractors punctuated by the ever-present chirping of birds in place of the constant din of […]

Mon, 06/14/10 – 7:22 | One Comment
Hamlin In Command In Winning at Michigan
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Denny Hamlin got his fifth victory of the season when he won the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
And he barely broke a sweat doing it.
Hamlin led most of the second half of the race and led it by margins of, at times, […]

Mon, 06/14/10 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Hamlin In Command In Winning at Michigan
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Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to delay final eliminations for the NHRA SuperNationals until Monday at 10 a.m.
Three rounds of racing were completed in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event before rain started falling at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park around 3:45 p.m.
Antron Brown will face Larry Dixon in the Top Fuel […]

Sun, 06/13/10 – 20:31 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones NHRA Finals
Audi Endures, Peugeots Flame Out At Le Mans
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Le Mans, France – In the end, the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP proved to be fast but fragile compared to the Audi R15 TDI “plus” that added another victory for the German manufacturer from Ingolstadt at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
When the valiant, hectoring chase of Alexander Wurz ended with a puff of smoke […]

Sun, 06/13/10 – 15:00 | 2 Comments
GT2: Porsche Upsets At Le Mans
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Le Mans, France – Speed, endurance and luck all played major roles in the always intense battle for the GT2 crown at this year’s edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Although the name of Porsche often plays a role, this year the 911 GT3 RSR of Team Felbermayr-Proton […]

Sun, 06/13/10 – 13:56 | 3 Comments
Race Day: Racing And Feuding Moves To MIS
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The hot topic in Sprint Cup this week – as it has been fairly often this year – is driver feuds. Their causes and effects have been debated more than the slumping economy in the garages at Michigan International Speedway this weekend.
The spark, of course, was last weekend’s post-race blowup […]

Sun, 06/13/10 – 9:21 | Comments Off on Race Day: Racing And Feuding Moves To MIS
Logano Holds Off Edwards To Win At Kentucky
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Joey Logano made headlines Saturday night for the right reasons.
Logano won his first Nationwide Series race of the season Friday night when he captured the Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was the seventh of Logano’s career in the series. It was his third from the pole at Kentucky.
It came a weekend after he was […]

Sat, 06/12/10 – 22:03 | Comments Off on Logano Holds Off Edwards To Win At Kentucky
Midpoint At Le Mans: Peugeot Leads, Audi Lurks
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Le Mans, France – Approaching the halfway mark, the 24 Hours of Le Mans shaped up as a classic match of speed versus endurance.
The faster Peugeot Sport entries suffered two technical failures in the first 10 hours – one permanent – while the slower Audi Sport cars continued to lurk […]

Sat, 06/12/10 – 18:48 | One Comment
Ford Out To Party In Its Backyard This Weekend
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Thursday was a huge day at Ford Racing headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. As has become traditional on the week of Sprint Cup racing at Michigan International Speedway, drivers and big shots from the company’s North American racing programs were invited to town to see, feel and schmooze.
During an early morning phone conversation, Jamie Allision, head […]

Sat, 06/12/10 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Ford Out To Party In Its Backyard This Weekend
Cory Mac’s Big Run Stands
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Cory McClenathan secured the top qualifying position when his quickest pass in NHRA Full Throttle Series history from Friday wasn’t threatened on Saturday as qualifying concluded at the 41st annual NHRA Supernationals.
In fact, there were no changes in any of the other three categories either as Robert Hight (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and […]

Sat, 06/12/10 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Cory Mac’s Big Run Stands