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Driver Jeff Gordon and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick met with the media Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to talk about the four-time Sprint Cup champion’s return to the cockpit.
Gordon, who retired from driving duties following the 2015 season, will fill in for HMS’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. who is recovering from “concussion-like symptons”.
Hendrick announced this […]

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INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16
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INDYCAR solved its latest controversy involving “pack racing” Friday, when the open-wheel sanctioning body announced that Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., would not return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016.
Graham Rahal scored his second career victory on Auto Club’s 2-mile/D-shaped oval on June 27 in an event featuring a record 80-lead changes […]

Fri, 08/14/15 – 14:15 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16
Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
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After winning Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, driver Dane Cameron admitted to having trouble finding any fault at all with his team’s effort.
He even used the “P” word.
“You have to be perfect to win races in the IMSA Prototype category,” Cameron said. “The competition level is incredibly high. I think we […]

Mon, 08/10/15 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
Johnson Jr. Block’s Beckman’s Sweep Bid, Wins Northwest Nationals
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Tommy Johnson Jr. ambushed Jack Beckman’s bid to sweep the three-race Western Swing in Funny Car Sunday with a semifinal victory over his Don Schumacher Racing teammate in the 28th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also took home victories in their respective categories during the NHRA Mello Yello […]

Mon, 08/10/15 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Block’s Beckman’s Sweep Bid, Wins Northwest Nationals
Logano Wins The Glen; Kyle Busch Finishes Second
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Joey Logano took the lead on the final corner of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Watkins Glen International when he passed an out-of-fuel Kevin Harvick and from there, went on to get the victory.
The victory was the second of the weekend for Logano as he won the XFINITY Series race on Saturday. But […]

Sun, 08/9/15 – 16:07 | Comments Off on Logano Wins The Glen; Kyle Busch Finishes Second
Beckman Fastest Ever As He Claims Pole In Washington
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Jack Beckman cranked-out the quickest/baddest Funny Car pass in NHRA history for the second consecutive weekend on Saturday, claiming pole position at the 28th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also will start from P1 in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in […]

Sun, 08/9/15 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Beckman Fastest Ever As He Claims Pole In Washington
Busch’s Mission Is To Sweep The Roads Clean
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Kyle Busch ran out of gas last Sunday at Pocono Raceway but “Rowdy” certainly hasn’t run out of steam.
In his injury-belated bid to qualify for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, Busch will attempt to complete a sweep of the schedule’s two road-course events via a […]

Sun, 08/9/15 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Busch’s Mission Is To Sweep The Roads Clean
Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The Dinger is on-pole at Watkins Glen International and intent upon re-living the dream at the end of Sunday’s 30th annual Cheez-It 355.
AJ Allmendinger arguably provided the feel-good story of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season when he won on the historic WGI road-course last summer. The victory not only […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
Logano Holds Off Keselowski At Watkins Glen
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Joey Logano overcame an early race penalty to win Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at the Watkins Glen International road course.
It was the first road course victory for Logano in any of NASCAR’s top series.
“I’ve been so close to winning with the 22 team on the (Sprint) Cup side and this XFINITY team has been close […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Logano Holds Off Keselowski At Watkins Glen
IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
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IndyCar announced Saturday that Road America, the historic permanent road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis., will make its return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016. The event is set for June 24-26 on the 14-turn, 4.048-mile circuit that hosted 25 Indy car races from 1982-2007.

Road America, established in 1955, has featured some of the […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 13:36 | Comments Off on IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen
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You don’t have to be eligible for social security to remember the days when the vast majority of NASCAR drivers dreaded driving on road courses. Dreaded them the way ill-prepared school children  dread being called upon in class.
The problem, of course, was that things like right turns, constant rev matching, elevation changes and plotting out braking […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 13:14 | Comments Off on Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen