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INDIANAPOLIS _ Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is for sending messages, and Team Penske delivered a couple Friday during the last on-track activity before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power, who will start Sunday’s race from the middle of the three-car front row, topped the speed chart […]

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Scott Had To Battle More Than Just Racing Things
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Frankl Scott really preferred to not talk about the horrible things that his father, Wendell Scott, had to endure during his days as a black stock car driver in NASCAR’s premier series. Wednesday was a day to feel good – feel good about being elected into the […]

Wed, 05/21/14 – 17:44 | One Comment
NASCAR Hall Of Fame’s Class of 2015 Is Announced
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 was announced Wednesday and included five drivers who spanned several generations of the sport.
The five are Rex White, Bill Elliott, Wendell Scott, Fred Lorenzen and Joe Weatherly.
They were elected by a voting panel after five hours of deliberation Wednesday morning and afternoon. The election […]

Wed, 05/21/14 – 15:33 | Comments Off on NASCAR Hall Of Fame’s Class of 2015 Is Announced
Busch Blinks, Hits Wall During Practice At Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kurt Busch admittedly made a rookie mistake Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where an extra day of practice for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 bit him in the backside.
Busch brought out a yellow flag 95 minutes into a five-hour session when his No. 26 Suretone Dallara/Honda made right-side […]

Tue, 05/20/14 – 5:56 | Comments Off on Busch Blinks, Hits Wall During Practice At Indy
Hight Wins At Atlanta, Makes It Three Straight
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Robert Hight raced to his third Funny Car victory in a row and fourth overall this season on Monday at the rain-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Hight, the 2009 […]

Tue, 05/20/14 – 5:20 | Comments Off on Hight Wins At Atlanta, Makes It Three Straight
Sir Jack Brabham Passes Away
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Three time Formula One champion Sir Jack Brabham died Monday at the age of 88. He passed away peacefully at his home in Gold Coast, Australia.
Formula 1 World Champion in 1959, 1960 and 1966 and double Constructors’ Champion (1966 and 1967), Sir Jack was one of the most accomplished drivers and team owners in the […]

Mon, 05/19/14 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Sir Jack Brabham Passes Away
Rain Bumps Southern Nationals Back To Monday
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NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway until Monday, following a day of lengthy rain delays. Racing will resume at 9 a.m. on Monday for the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and will be followed by the continuation of racing in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

Mon, 05/19/14 – 6:38 | Comments Off on Rain Bumps Southern Nationals Back To Monday
Carpenter Constructs Another Indy 500 Pole Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For the second year in a row, Indiana native Ed Carpenter will lead the field to the green flag at the Indianapolis 500.
Carpenter – the final qualifier May 18 in the Fast Nine Shootout on the 2.5-mile oval – recorded a four-lap average of 231.067 mph in the No. 20 […]

Sun, 05/18/14 – 14:42 | Comments Off on Carpenter Constructs Another Indy 500 Pole Win
Eliminations Set For Finals In Atlanta
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Alexis DeJoria (Funny Car) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) maintained their P1 status after Saturday’s qualifying sessions for Sunday’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway on Saturday.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and (Eddie Krawiec) also will lead their categories into eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at Atlanta Dragway.
DeJoria’s E.T. track record 3.786 […]

Sun, 05/18/14 – 6:50 | Comments Off on Eliminations Set For Finals In Atlanta
McMurray Brightest Of Sprint Cup’s All-Stars
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Jamie McMurray held off Kevin Harvick in the final 10-lap segment of Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and went on to collect the million dollars that went to the winner.
Harvick finished second, .696 seconds behind.
Matt Kenseth ran third, followed by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Edwards and four-time Sprint All-Star Race winner Jimmie […]

Sun, 05/18/14 – 6:43 | Comments Off on McMurray Brightest Of Sprint Cup’s All-Stars
Busch Has Hair Raised During Indy Qualifying Run
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CONCORD, N.C. – Kurt Busch posted a four-lap average speed of 229.960 mph Saturday during Indianapolis 500 qualifying, narrowly missing the top nine, then calmly told reporters at Charlotte Motor Speedway the effort was “hair-raising.”
“I had three, what I felt, were moments in the car,” Busch said. “If I had, had a fourth, I might […]

Sat, 05/17/14 – 20:27 | Comments Off on Busch Has Hair Raised During Indy Qualifying Run