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Spanish driver Fernando Alonso moved within one victory of accomplishing international auto racing’s triple crown on Sunday when he and his Toyota teammates won the overall championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Alonso, who has twice won the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco and is currently a full-time driver for the McLaren F1 […]

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Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
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Tennessee native Clay Millican raced to an emotional first career NHRA Top Fuel victory Sunday at the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at historic Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Making his 254th NHRA Top Fuel start and competing in his ninth final-round, Millican recorded a 1,000-foot pass in 3.825-seconds at 316.38 mph to defeat Leah Pritchett’s run in 3.881-seconds […]

Mon, 06/19/17 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
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Kyle Larson survived a rash of late-race restarts and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.0-mile Michigan International Speedway oval.
The victory was the Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s second of the year and the third of his career. It allowed him to move to the series points lead – five ahead […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
Torrence Racks Up Third Top Fuel Win At Englishtown
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Steve Torrence secured his third Top Fuel victory of the season to cap the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
“Fast” Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective categories at the 10th of 24 events on […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Torrence Racks Up Third Top Fuel Win At Englishtown
Torrence On Top Fuel Pole At Thunder Valley
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Steve Torrence claimed pole position in Top Fuel Saturday evening as qualifying concluded for the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway. 
Torrence’s 1,000-foot pass of 3.772-seconds at 319.29 mph in his dragster during the fourth session secured his second No. 1 qualifier of the season and 15th of his career. 
“It’s been a […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Torrence On Top Fuel Pole At Thunder Valley
Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
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With all three of the faster Toyota TS050-Hybrids running into problems, the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid stayed relatively healthy and sped off to the overall victory in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans race on Sunday.
Driving the winning car and giving Porsche 919s their third straight win in the final stint was German […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
Hamlin Out-Drags Byron To Get Xfinity Win
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Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin won a drag race to the finish line against William Byron to win his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
“We were battling really hard, and Denny just schooled me there at the end,” said Byron, who held the lead in the No. 9 JR Motorsports […]

Sat, 06/17/17 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Hamlin Out-Drags Byron To Get Xfinity Win
Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fifty years after he bid adieu to Le Mans behind a pair of sunglasses and a cocksure grin, A.J. Foyt Jr. has returned to the Circuit de la Sarthe to celebrate arguably the single greatest moment in Ford Motor Company’s storied racing history.
The pairing of “Super Tex” and Californian Dan […]

Sat, 06/17/17 – 12:41 | Comments Off on Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win
Kalitta Making Noise At Thunder Valley
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Doug Kalitta won the provisional pole in Top Fuel Friday evening at the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) are also provisional leaders after the first two rounds of qualifying at the 11th of 24 events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sat, 06/17/17 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Kalitta Making Noise At Thunder Valley
Kyle Larson Powers To Cup Pole In Michigan
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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing drove to the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Larson laid down a lap in 35.616 seconds/202.156 mph in the waning minutes of the third and final round of knock-out style qualifying.  The pole is Larson’s third in 126 starts, his […]

Fri, 06/16/17 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Kyle Larson Powers To Cup Pole In Michigan
Ford vs. Chevy Reheats On Roads Of Le Mans
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Kind of like the old days, eh? Ford vs. Chevy on the Big Stage. Except now, the Fords and Chevys are sports cars and are racing on a road circuit in Europe with mixes of foreign drivers behind the wheels of cars that are only nominally Fords and Chevys.
Still, a major point of interest for […]

Thu, 06/15/17 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Ford vs. Chevy Reheats On Roads Of Le Mans