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Gene Haas is well aware of recent efforts by Americans to assemble Formula One teams. He is equally aware of the failures and borderline deceptiveness of those efforts and he thoroughly understands the skepticism that those failures have created among American fans.
So during a lengthy teleconference on Monday, Haas, who last week was granted a [...]

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Biffle And Ford Look Like A Thousand In Michigan
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Greg Biffle gave beleaguered Ford Racing and its fans something to ease the pain Sunday when he and his Roush Fenway Racing Fusion won the Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for Biffle, the third of the season for Ford and the 1,000th overall for Ford in [...]

Sun, 06/16/13 – 15:21 | Comments Off
Michigan Actually Is A Big Race For Ford This Time
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You can count on it. In fact, it occurs with such regularly that it has become a eye-rolling cliche:  Every time the Sprint Cup series arrives at Michigan International Speedway, somebody in the media will ask Ford drivers in general and Roush Fenway Racing drivers specifically about the importance of [...]

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Action Express Duo Wins At Mid-Ohio
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Joao Barbosa gave Action Express Racing its first Daytona Prototype (DP) victory of the season, passing Spirit of Daytona driver Richard Westbrook with 29 minutes remaining in Saturday’s GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Diamond Cellar Classic at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Co-driving the No. 5 Corvette DP with Christian Fittipaldi, Barbosa made slight contact while making [...]

Sun, 06/16/13 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Hunter-Reay Repeats As Winner In Milwaukee
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Ryan Hunter-Reay earned his second consecutive victory at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday afternoon. The 32-year-old Andretti Autosport driver passed race leader Takuma Sato with 52 laps and went on to win by 4.809 seconds over Helio Castroneves.
Will Power, Castroneves’ Team Penske teammate, finished third for his first podium of the season.
E.J. Viso and James [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 18:43 | Comments Off
Pole Positions Set In Thunder Valley
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NHRA Pro Stock points leader Mike Edwards will go for his fifth consecutive victory at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers Sunday at Bristol Dragway from the No. 1 qualifying position.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Del Worsham (Funny Car) also earned No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 18:22 | Comments Off
Regan Smith Pads NNS Points Lead By Winning Michigan
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Nationwide Series points leader Regan Smith earned his second victory of the season Saturday by holding off Kyle Larson to win the Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan International Speedway.
Parker Kligerman gambled rain would end the race short of the scheduled 125 laps but lost the lead when he had to pit with 13 to [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Worsham Leads Assault On Record Book At Thunder Valley
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With the quickest run of his career and the quickest Funny Car run in 2013, Del Worsham led a parade of track records en route to the qualifying lead on Friday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 7:01 | Comments Off
Taylors Sew Up Front Row At Mid-Ohio
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The No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette Dallara DP of Wayne Taylor Racing will start Saturday’s GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Diamond Cellar Classic from the pole for the second race in a row after qualifying Friday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington.
Jordan Taylor, the recently turned 22-year-old whose 23-year-old brother Ricky Taylor made [...]

Fri, 06/14/13 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Marco Andretti P1 In Milwaukee
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Marco Andretti won the pole for Satuday’s Miwaukee IndyFest IZOD IndyCar Race at the Milwaukee Mile with a lap at 170.515 mph.
Second fastest was his Andretti Autosport teammate, James Hinchcliffe.
Third was Team Penske driver Will Power.
“So far, that was about as good as we could run, so I’m pleased,” said Andretti, who earned his first [...]

Fri, 06/14/13 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Carl Edwards Speeds To Michigan Pole
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Carl Edwards won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Edwards, driving a Roush Fenway Racing Ford, laid down a lap at 202.564 mph.
“We’ve been working very hard and trying to turn the corner with these Ford Fusions to make them faster,” Edwards said. “I just cannot wait to [...]

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