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An unflappable Larry Morgan won a classic Pro Stock starting line burn-down against Allen Johnson en route to a hole-shot victory that ended the latter’s reign as “King of The Mountain” during Sunday’s upset-filled finals of the 36th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Following a stubborn staging duel that lasted 1 minute, 45 seconds, Morgan covered […]

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Johnson Jr. Shoots To Top In Epping
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It has been nearly a full calendar year since Tommy Johnson Jr. and the Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car visited an NHRA winner’s circle.
The Don Schumacher Racing team led by tuner John Collins put themselves into position to claim another Wally trophy Friday evening by earning the provisional pole during the opening day of […]

Sat, 06/13/15 – 6:26 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Shoots To Top In Epping
Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
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Kasey Kahne won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Kahne won the pole in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a lap of 201.992 mph around the 2-mile course in 35.645 seconds.
The pole was Kahne’s first since 2012.
Qualifying second fastest was Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick (201.613 mph) while […]

Fri, 06/12/15 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
ANALYSIS: Porsche Vs. Audi To Highlight 2015 Le Mans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In the days leading up to the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans, the folks from Audi had great fun hanging banners around the historic Circuit de la Sarthe road course “welcoming” Porsche back to the LMP1 dvision at the world’s most important sports car race.
Audi, back then, could afford […]

Fri, 06/12/15 – 15:53 | Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Porsche Vs. Audi To Highlight 2015 Le Mans
Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016
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Ford will compete in the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the all-new Ford GT supercar in 2016, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the company’s 1966 podium victory sweep of the French sports car endurance classic.
The Ford GT race car is based on the company’s all-new, ultra-high-performance supercar that will go […]

Fri, 06/12/15 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016
Qualifying Crash Forces Key Corvette To Withdraw At Le Mans
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Disaster struck Corvette Racing’s bid for an eighth class victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Thursday evening, when Jan Magnussen’s crash during the first of two qualifying sessions forced the team to withdraw the No. 63 C7.R.
The team officially reported that “a mechanical issue” resulted in Magnussen losing […]

Fri, 06/12/15 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Qualifying Crash Forces Key Corvette To Withdraw At Le Mans
Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
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After two stints as super-substitute in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Ryan Briscoe is racing with fenders this weekend in the world’s premier endurance sports car race.
Briscoe has rejoined Corvette Racing regulars Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the No. 63 C7.R for the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Saturday and Sunday. […]

Thu, 06/11/15 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As the 2014 NASCAR season wound down to a close, it appeared that Furniture Row Racing had provided anecdotal evidence in support of a couple of long-debated racing questions.
Questions like: Which is more important in racing, car or driver? Are single-car teams doomed to survive only as field-fillers? Must championship […]

Thu, 06/11/15 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
Hinchcliffe Talks About Injury And Recovery
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe began putting his pants on by himself over the weekend, and he now is strong enough to take between 2,400 to 4,000 steps a day.
Clearly, the popular 28-year-old Toronto native’s road to recovery from life-threatening injuries sustained in a crash during practice at Indianapolis […]

Wed, 06/10/15 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Talks About Injury And Recovery
Brown Wins One For The Hometown Fans
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Antron Brown raced to his third victory of the season and earned his first ever Top Fuel win at his home track, Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Sunday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were victorious at the ninth of 24 events […]

Sun, 06/7/15 – 17:39 | Comments Off on Brown Wins One For The Hometown Fans
Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing proved that one-car teams can win Sprint Cup Series races. They did that by collecting a popular victory Sunday in the Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway.
The win was the first for Truex since he joined Furniture Row prior to the 2014 season, the […]

Sun, 06/7/15 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono