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INDIANAPOLIS – Now that David Letterman has quit his job in the real world, Graham Rahal hopes he’ll come play with his Big Boy Toys.
Letterman made his annual pilgrimage to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 99th edition of the Indianapolis 500, five days after signing-off as host of the “Late Show With David Letterman” after […]

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Johnson Continues Tear: Wins At Michigan
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Jimmmie Johnson won for the third time in his last four Sprint Cup Series starts on Sunday. The latest victory came at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the six-time Cup champion’s first at the 2-mile MIS oval, however.
“Finally,” he tweeted after getting out of his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
“Yeah, it has been,” he added about having […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 15:44 | Comments Off on Johnson Continues Tear: Wins At Michigan
Audi Again Up To Challenges, Wins 2014 Le Mans
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This was supposed to be the year that Audi’s domination of the 24 of Le Mans was to end. This was supposed to be the year that really fast Toyotas and Porsche’s return to the LMP1 class were going to upstage Audi.
Nope.
Even a sweeping new set of technical regulations couldn’t deprive the German marque of […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Audi Again Up To Challenges, Wins 2014 Le Mans
Menard Wins Michigan Nationwide Race
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Paul Menard capitalized on Joey Logano’s flat tire with four laps to go, winning Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Logano was leading at the time.
“Hate to wish bad luck on Joey,” Menard said in victory lane, “but we’ll take it.”
The victory was the second in the Nationwide Series for Menard and comes […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 6:38 | Comments Off on Menard Wins Michigan Nationwide Race
Wallace Jr. Grabs Gateway Victory
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Darrell Wallace Jr. survived an early snafu in the pits to win Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park.
The victory was the second of Wallace’s career in the truck series.
“This Made In America Toyota Tundra was on a roll tonight,” Wallace Jr., driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports, said. “We got into a […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 6:30 | Comments Off on Wallace Jr. Grabs Gateway Victory
Brittany Force Tops Top Fuel Qualifiers At Thunder Valley
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Brittany Force earned her second Top Fuel No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway, and will go to school Sunday against one of drag racing’s legendary characters.
Force claimed pole position for the 14th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers with a 1,000-foot pass in […]

Sun, 06/15/14 – 6:09 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Tops Top Fuel Qualifiers At Thunder Valley
Fehan Named Spirit Of Le Mans Award Winner
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Doug Fehan, Corvette Racing program manager, has been presented the Spirit of Le Mans award by organizers of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest – the sporting authority of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Fehan, who oversees the ‘Vette program on behalf of Chevrolet, received the honor on Friday, the day before the start of the […]

Sat, 06/14/14 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Fehan Named Spirit Of Le Mans Award Winner
Worsham Leads Funny Car Qualifying In Bristol
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Former world champion Del Worsham raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday during a rain-shortened day of action at the 14th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to cancel the day’s second session midway through Funny Car’s final attempt. Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and […]

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Harvick Leads Speed Assault On Michigan During Qualifying
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Kevin Harvick won his third Sprint Cup pole of the year on Friday when he posted the fastest qualifying lap for Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
His pole winning lap came at 204.557 mph, a MIS record.
“Obviously it was a really fast lap, a really fast couple of laps,” the Stewart-Haas Racing driver […]

Fri, 06/13/14 – 18:14 | Comments Off on Harvick Leads Speed Assault On Michigan During Qualifying
McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt McMurry didn’t need to take even a small breath when asked if there have been any other people close to his age who have driven in the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Not content to give a yes or no answer, 15-year-old McMurry […]

Fri, 06/13/14 – 8:52 | Comments Off on McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans
Nemechek And Team Are Making A Small Comeback
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH – The story of SWM-NEMCO Motorsports goes well beyond Joe Nemechek’s third-place NASCAR Camping World Truck Series finish at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend.
But for a fledgling organization featuring “Front Row Joe,” teen-aged son John Hunter and a team-owner living-in-the-moment, that’s the perfect place to start.
“It’s really good […]

Thu, 06/12/14 – 11:09 | 2 Comments