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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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SunTrust Shines In Montreal Rain
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Max Angelelli cruised to a one-minute victory in Saturday’s Montreal 200 – taking new life in the battle for the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona Prototype championship in the process.
With only two races remaining, Angelelli – who led the final 12 of 67 laps at Circuit […]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off on SunTrust Shines In Montreal Rain
Ambrose Rolls To Montreal Pole
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Marcos Ambrose survived the rain and claimed the pole for Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200 present by Dodge Nationwide Series race by posting a quailfying speed of 80.934 mph Saturday in Montreal.
Carl Edwards was second fastest at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with a speed of 80.146 mph.
The session was held in rainy weather and […]

Sat, 08/29/09 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Ambrose Rolls To Montreal Pole
Highcroft’s High Continues At Mosport
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Bowmanville, Ont. – David Brabham put his Highcoft Racing Acura on the limit at the harrowing Turns 1 and 2 to claim the pole at Mosport International Raceway. After breaking the four-race winning streak of de Ferran Motorsports at Road America, the Highcroft team sustained momentum in the tight battle […]

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Bet On Edwards And Ambrose Having Grand Time This Weekend
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Can NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Carl Edwards and Marcos Ambrose win the Grand-Am Rolex Series race in Montreal?
“We don’t expect to win it, but we want to put up a good challenge,” said Ambrose.
The Australian and Edwards will become the latest NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers to participate in the Grand-Am […]

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Saldana Gets First Win In Canada
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Heading into the 2009 season, Joey Saldana had won sprint car races in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. The one place missing from the list was Canada, where the World of Outlaws have competed a total of eight times over the last three years.
On Friday night, the Indiana native changed that by winning […]

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Kyle Busch A Happy Camper
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Kyle Busch passed Todd Bodine for the lead with 19 laps to go and then survived a late restart to win the Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway Friday night.
Bodine finished second, about a half second behind Busch in the EnjoyIllinois.com 250, which was the first time the series has raced at the […]

Fri, 08/28/09 – 22:15 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch A Happy Camper
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Matt Crafton won the pole for Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
The pole for the EnjoyIllinois.com 250 was the second of Crafton’s Camping World career.
Second fastest in Friday afternoon’s qualifying session at Chicagoland Speedway was Chad McCumbee.
Todd Bodine will start from the No. 3 spot on the grid and Kyle Busch will be […]

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Briscoe On Pole at Chicagoland
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It was a Team Penske kind of day Friday at Chicagoland Speedway as its drivers qualified first and second for Saturday’s Peak Antifreeze ad Motor Oil IndyCar 300.
Ryan Briscoe, the current series points-leader, won the pole with a four-lap average speed of 215.364 mph.
Helio Castroneves was second fastest at 215.202 mph.
Qualifying third was Dario Franchitti […]

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O’Connell Has Become Accidental Sports Car Star
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Sometimes upside down becomes right side up.
When a rear wishbone snapped on Johnny O’Connell’s Reynard chassis and it hit the wall in Turn 4 at the newly opened Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 1996, the car flipped and slid several hundred yards down the front straight upside down. It wasn’t […]

Fri, 08/28/09 – 15:50 | Comments Off on O’Connell Has Become Accidental Sports Car Star
Bowyer’s Car, Back Put Against Wall At Bristol
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – It’s a rare weekend off in the Sprint Cup series, and Clint Bowyer’s big hope had been that he would play a little golf in his charity tournament back home in Kansas, have a stress-free beer or two with old buds and mentally prep for his […]

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