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Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a packed crowd at an iconic […]

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Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
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Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Will Power – as least temporarily – climbed back to the top spot in the almighty four-driver Team Penske IndyCar Series organization Sunday when he held off teammate Simon Pagenaud to win the second Dual in Detroit race of the weekend.
The win for Power, the 2014 series champion, was his […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
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Antron Brown claimed his “overdue” first pole of the season during Saturday’s final round of qualifications at the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into eliminations at the ninth race of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series at New […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
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Sebastien Bourdais and his KVSH Racing team played a pair of key pit stop gambles into the winning hand during Saturday’s first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, making history in the process.
A four-time Champ Car driver’s champion, Bourdais won by 2.0401-seconds over rookie Conor Daly in the 70-lap race on the 2.35-mile temporary […]

Sat, 06/4/16 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England
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Ron Capps set a track record en route to the provisional Funny Car qualifying lead Friday during the opening day of time trials for the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the ninth event […]

Sat, 06/4/16 – 11:44 | Comments Off on Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England
Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
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Simon Pagenaud earned the pole position for the first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
Pagenaud’s fast lap in the Fast Six, the last of three rounds of knockout qualifying on the 2.35-mile Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course, was ain 1 minute, 14.9166 seconds (112.926 mph) in the No. 22 Team Penske […]

Fri, 06/3/16 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono
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Brad Keselowski edged Team Penske teammate Joey Logano for the pole in  Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Keselowski won the pole at the 2.5-mile triangular speedway with a lap in 49.525 seconds (181.726 mph).
Logano (181.400 mph) by .089 seconds. Keselowski won his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season, his first at […]

Fri, 06/3/16 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono
100 Reasons It’s The Greatest Spectacle In Racing
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By John Sturbin Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS _ The first book I ever took out of the public library in my hometown was a history of the Indianapolis 500. And one of these days, I might bring it back.
Surely, the statute of limitations has expired.
Growing up in an era when the Indy 500 was available on Race […]

Tue, 05/31/16 – 14:18 | Comments Off on 100 Reasons It’s The Greatest Spectacle In Racing
Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport
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INDIANAPOLIS _ The winner of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 politely answers to either Alex or Alexander, is a gym rat, skips breakfast and doesn’t watch much TV.
Those were some of the probing questions Alexander Rossi fielded Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the morning after his stunning victory in Sunday’s centennial edition […]

Tue, 05/31/16 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport
Jilted In F1, Rossi Drives To P1 At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Michael Andretti says he knew exactly what he was getting when he added Alexander Rossi to his Verizon IndyCar Series driver lineup during the winter offseason.
“He was our hot, young American prospect to be in Formula One. He finally achieved his goal last year, which was awesome,” Andretti […]

Mon, 05/30/16 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Jilted In F1, Rossi Drives To P1 At Indianapolis