Tue, 18/11/14 – 16:17 | 4 Comments

ENNIS, Texas – The guys from “Fast N’ Loud” have hooked-up with a motorsport that is loud n’ fast, another expansion of the Texas brand that is all about “Blood, Sweat and Beers.”
Gas Monkey Garage partners Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman have partnered their Dallas-based business with Hennen Motorsports of Denton to field an NHRA [...]

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Flag to Flag: Watkins Glen
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Watching the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips At the Glen?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him here as he follows all the road course action from Watkins Glen International.

Sun, 08/9/09 – 6:22 | 48 Comments
Ambrose Wins Again at Watkins Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Marcos Ambrose pulled a fast one on Kyle Busch Saturday at Watkins Glen International, where the Australian road-racing specialist is now a back-to-back NASCAR Nationwide Series winner.
Ambrose took the lead from Busch on Lap 64 of the Zippo 200 with a self-described “bomb” of an inside [...]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 20:37 | Comments Off
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Gil de Ferran ended an emotional weekend Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course by sitting on the side of his Acura prototype in tears.
The Brazilian driver won the pole position Friday in qualifying for the Acura Sports Car Challenge and immediately announced he is retiring from driving at the end of the 2009 American [...]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Drivers Offer To Help NASCAR With 2010 Scheduling
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Less than a week after enduring Monday’s four-hour marathon at Pocono Raceway, NASCAR veteran Ryan Newman was more than happy on Friday to chime in on how the 2010 Sprint Cup schedule should take shape.
It starts with reducing the length of races.
“Realistically from an excitement standpoint, all [...]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 16:05 | 5 Comments
Green Means Danger At The Glen
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – There’s more than meets the eye for a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver barreling into Turn 1 at Watkins Glen International.
Pole-sitter Jimmie Johnson has the option of gridding from either the inside or outside at the start of Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen. [...]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off
Briscoe Sets Qualifying Mark At Mid-Ohio
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Ryan Briscoe won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap-record time of 1:06.6814 seconds on Saturday.
The Team Penske driver won the race at Mid-Ohio a year ago.
Second fastest on Saturday was Justin Wilson of Dale Coyne Racing.
In the second row of the starting grid will be Scott [...]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 13:00 | One Comment
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Craig Dollansky, Jason Sides and Donny Schatz battled for the win at I-55 Speedway Friday night with Dollansky prevailing in a thrilling 30-lap contest to open to the Ironman 55 weekend at the track located just outside of St. Louis.
Dollansky led the race early before Donny Schatz got around him on the 16th lap to [...]

Sat, 08/8/09 – 7:45 | Comments Off
Johnson Updates His Road Course Resume at The Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Jimmie Johnson walked into the garage area at Watkins Glen International Friday morning without either a road-course pole or victory to his name.
Scratch the former. Johnson, the three-time and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, staked his first claim as a road-racing ace by qualifying on-pole [...]

Fri, 08/7/09 – 21:14 | Comments Off
Ganassi Team Makes Point, Krohn Wins Race at The Glen
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Daytona Prototype aces Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas are points-racing.  And with only three events remaining on the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series schedule, they’re not apologizing.
A second-place finish to Krohn Racing’s Nic Jonsson and Ricardo Zonta in Friday’s Crown Royal 200 at The Glen allowed [...]

Fri, 08/7/09 – 21:10 | Comments Off
Minter: In NASCAR, Parkers Keep Cash And Clunkers
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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When it comes to personal vehicles, I’ve always tended to adopt the same philosophy as the start-and-park teams in NASCAR. The goal is to try to remain in the transportation game but have as many dollars as possible left over at the end of the day.
My cars won’t ever win [...]

Fri, 08/7/09 – 16:38 | One Comment