Mon, 19/03/18 – 10:12 | No Comment

Richie Crampton ended a Top Fuel futility streak dating to the 2015 season and became the 10th driver to win for NHRA icon Conrad “Connie” Kalitta with a victory in Sunday’s 49th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Crampton recorded an uncontested final-round win when he wheeled his Kalitta Air/DHL dragster to a 1,000-foot pass in […]

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IRL Notes: Power In, Duno In Trouble
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Points-leader Will Power led a Team Penske front-row sweep during qualifications Saturday for the Honda Indy Edmonton, as IZOD IndyCar Series officials took the virtually unprecedented step of placing Milka Duno on probation for being a moving chicane.
Power, the defending event champion, earned his sixth pole of the season via a lap of 1:00.7126/116.991 mph […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 14:10 | Comments Off on IRL Notes: Power In, Duno In Trouble
Race Day: Time For Sprint Cup To Hit The Bricks
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Indianapolis – The specter of what happened a week ago at a small, out of the way race track which was hosting a race in NASCAR’s second tier series has been hanging over one of NASCAR’s showcase events this weekend.
It’s the specter of “Gateway”.
When Sprint Cup drivers at Indianapolis Motor […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Race Day: Time For Sprint Cup To Hit The Bricks
Finals Set At Mile High
Antron Brown, Matt Hagan, Allen Johnson and Michael Phillips will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ Mile High Nationals near Denver.
The race at Bandimere Speedway is the final stop of the three-race Western Swing and the penultimate race in the […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 4:38 | Comments Off on Finals Set At Mile High
NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Clermont, Ind. – A week after punting Brad Keselowski to win in St. Louis, a gentler and kinder Carl Edwards showed up in the suburbs of Indianapolis Saturday night.
A green-white-checkered finish to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kroger 200 at O’Reilly Raceway Park gave Edwards an opportunity to line up alongside […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 4:32 | Comments Off on NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
Busch wins at ORP
Kyle Busch held off Carl Edwards  at O’Reilly Raceway Park Saturday night.
His first place finish at the Kroger 200 was his fifth win in his last six starts in the Nationwide series.
Aric Almirola finished third. Trevor Bayne and Reed Sorenson rounded out the top five.

Sat, 07/24/10 – 21:10 | Comments Off on Busch wins at ORP
Pedley: Martin Just Says No To Classlessness
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Indianapolis – This wasn’t the way the 2010 season was supposed to go for Mark Martin and his fans. This was supposed to be the season their personal demons were sent scurrying into the night.
Instead, it is Martin, NASCAR’s symbol for what we all wish stock car racing were like, […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 18:14 | 2 Comments
Graf Edges Brabham – Into Grass At Lime Rock
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Klaus Graf survived a furious charge from David Babham to bring the Muscle Milk Team CytoSport a victory in the American Le Mans Series race at Lime Rock Park.
Graf, who co-drove the team’s Porsche RS Spyder with Greg Pickett, also had to survive a stop and go penalty from IMSA […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 16:44 | One Comment
Cup’s Hamlin Is Second Quarter DOTY Winner

By Lewis Franck
Driver of The Year Panelist
It was virtually no contest as Denny Hamlin was voted second quarter winner of the Driver Of The Year Award.
Hamlin bounced back from knee surgery about one month before the second quarter began, and won three NASCAR Sprint Cup races and one NASCAR Nationwide series race in the period […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 16:24 | 2 Comments
Montoya To Start From Front At Brickyard
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Indianapolis – Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 on Saturday afternoon. He won it with a qualifying lap at 182.278 mph.
Montoya, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 2002 at the same Indianapolis Motor Speedway, circled the 2.5-mile track in 49.375 seconds.
Montoya appeared to be headed for a victory in last year’s […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 10:56 | Comments Off on Montoya To Start From Front At Brickyard
NASCAR Notes: No IMS Double In Cards
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Indianapolis – A Nationwide/Sprint Cup double-header at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the same weekend? Not in the cards. Not right now.
That according to officials at both NASCAR and the speedway.
NASCAR’s two top series do currently race in Indianapolis on the same weekend – this weekend, as a matter of fact […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 9:35 | One Comment