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Robert Hight’s Funny Car victory Sunday in the opening race of the NHRA’s annual summertime Western Swing immediately left the John Force Racing ace thinking 1-2-3 sweep!
Hight’s win over Tommy Johnson Jr. at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway was his first of the 2017 season, fourth on “The Mountain” in […]

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Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection
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Matt Kenseth became a two-time 2016 Sprint Cup race winner Sunday when he cruised to victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.
After the race, Kenseth’s car failed inspection but for the time, his victory is in the books.
Kensenth, who won in Week 12 at Dover, took the checkered flag in his Joe Gibbs Racing […]

Sun, 07/17/16 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection
Hendrick: Gordon May Sub In 88 After Brickyard
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jeff Gordon replacing Dale Earnhardt Jr. as driver of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Sprint Cup car may not be a one-and-done deal.
Rick Hendrick, owner of Earnahardt’s car and owner of Gordon’s car until he retired, said Sunday that circumstances could mean a prolonged run for Gordon in the 88 […]

Sun, 07/17/16 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Hendrick: Gordon May Sub In 88 After Brickyard
Busch in League of Own in Loudon
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Kyle Busch led 190 of 200 laps in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and went on to get the victory.
Busch has now led to 17,064 laps in the series and won for the fifth time in 11 races at the 1-mile oval.
“I guess they’re big numbers,” said Busch, “I really don’t know what big […]

Sat, 07/16/16 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Busch in League of Own in Loudon
Dixon To Start P1 In Toronto
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Scott Dixon will start Sunday’s IndyCar Series race on the Toronto street circuit after winning the pole on Saturday in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.
Dixon led qualifying with a lap around the 1.786-mile circuit at 107.326 mph.
His fast lap was his last lap in the Fast Six finale round of the session and it gave […]

Sat, 07/16/16 – 15:56 | Comments Off on Dixon To Start P1 In Toronto
Pagenaud Quickest In Toronto
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Points-leader Simon Pagenaud set the pace during practice Friday on the 1.786-mile, 11-turn temporary circuit in Toronto. He posted his fast lap in the last of the day’s two 45-minute practice sessions, at 1 minute, 1.7081 seconds (104.194 mph) in his Team Penske Chevrolet.
“I kind of like changes so I’m good with it,” Pagenaud said […]

Fri, 07/15/16 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Quickest In Toronto
Johnson Wins Pole In Loudon
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After a quick start which saw him win two of the first five races of the season, Jimmie Johnson fell into a major 2016 funk. On Friday, Johnson showed signs of renewed life as he won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
“We have had a lot of tough […]

Fri, 07/15/16 – 17:12 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Pole In Loudon
Gordon May Take Earnhardt’s Job At Brickyard
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Should Dale Earnhardt Jr. not be able to drive in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next week because of “concussion-like symptoms”, Jeff Gordon will come out of retirement and take the wheel of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
“If Dale is not able to go to Indianapolis, we […]

Fri, 07/15/16 – 16:57 | Comments Off on Gordon May Take Earnhardt’s Job At Brickyard
Earnhardt To Sit Out Loudon Race
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Hendrick Motorsports announced on Thursday that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway because he has experienced “concussion-like symptoms”.
Earnhardt will be replaced by Alex Bowman in Loudon.
Earnhardt, who missed two races in 2012 because of a concussion he suffered after crashing during a tire test at […]

Thu, 07/14/16 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Earnhardt To Sit Out Loudon Race
New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans
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Victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans gave team-owner Chip Ganassi a taste of the nationalism permeating the world’s premier sports car endurance race, and it had nothing to do with the bouillabaisse served in Ford hospitality.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing reprised a wonderful chapter of American motor racing history by taking the new Ford […]

Thu, 07/14/16 – 14:32 | Comments Off on New Book Examines Henry II vs. Enzo At Le Mans
Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead
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Top Fuel superstar Antron Brown says he always feels like a gladiator when competing inside the stadium setting at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Brown and his Matco Tools team conquered every rival during the 19th annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals Sunday for his third win of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

Mon, 07/11/16 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Brown Wins Route 66; Takes Top Fuel Points Lead