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John Force Racing’s Robert Hight rewrote both ends of the track record to power into the provisional qualifying lead Friday evening during the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earned provisional poles in their […]

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Capps Rolls On In Funny Car
Ron Capps raced to the Funny Car provisional pole on Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the 11th event of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Capps powered his Don Schumacher […]

Sat, 06/18/16 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Capps Rolls On In Funny Car
Dixon Set For ‘European Version of Indy 500’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Open-wheel star Scott Dixon will embellish his world-class racing resume this weekend as a first-time participant in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Less than a month after competing in the 100th edition of the Indianapolis 500, Dixon is part of a four-car team marking the Ford GT’s historic victory at […]

Sat, 06/18/16 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Dixon Set For ‘European Version of Indy 500’
ESM Leads American Assault At The 2016 24 Hours Of Le Mans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
America-based Extreme Speed Motorsports will start the most prestigious sports car race in the world this weekend with something very important that it did not have a year ago: experience in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
That experience, combined with the momentum of a good start to the World Endurance […]

Fri, 06/17/16 – 14:40 | One Comment
Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi
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Over the past several years, Leena Gade has made history as race engineer for powerhouse Audi Sport Team Joest in the World Endurance Championship, where she won the series championship and most of its biggest races – including the centerpiece 24 Hours of Le Mans.
This weekend, Gade will make her final appearance for the Audi team […]

Thu, 06/16/16 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi
Keselowski Takes Laps In Indy Car
Brad Keslowski’s wanna-do list: Win Sprint Cup championship – check. Drive a military tank – check. Drive an Indy car – as of Wednesday, check.
Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Cup champion, turned his first laps in an Indy car as part of a multi-team test at Road America, the 4.048-mile permanent road course that will play […]

Thu, 06/16/16 – 6:53 | Comments Off on Keselowski Takes Laps In Indy Car
Echo Of ‘The Slap’ Still Reverberates At TMS
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The slap that put Texas Motor Speedway smack-dab on the motorsports map continues to sting _ continues to stir hardened emotions _ two decades after the dizzying array of events surrounding the night of Saturday, June 7, 1997.
The True Value 500k, the inaugural open-wheel event at TMS, crowned Billy Boat and […]

Wed, 06/15/16 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Echo Of ‘The Slap’ Still Reverberates At TMS
Hamilton Back In Contention
Lewis Hamilton has emerged from the grave which many Formula One observers had dug for him a couple weeks ago.
On Sunday, Hamilton won his second straight race as he dominated the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.
The victory, combined with a second straight off-key performance by Mercedes AMG teammate Nico Rosberg, moved Hamilton back into position […]

Sun, 06/12/16 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Hamilton Back In Contention
Sampey A Winner Again
Angelle Sampey raced to her first Pro Stock Motorcycle victory since 2007 on Sunday at the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
She powered her Star Racing Buell to a 6.876-second pass at 194.41 mph to defeat Jerry Savoie’s 6.928 at 177.21 on his Savoie’s Suzuki. The win was her first since 2007 in […]

Sun, 06/12/16 – 17:56 | Comments Off on Sampey A Winner Again
Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Frustrated by back-to-back days of intermittent-to-sideways rain showers and one grinding crash, INDYCAR and Texas Motor Speedway officials relented Sunday afternoon and pulled the plug on the Firestone 600 for 75 days.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” will be run on Saturday, Aug. 27, as a one-day event […]

Sun, 06/12/16 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan
Joey Logano led the most laps and won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Team Penske driver who won six races a year ago and five in 2014. He led 139 of 200 laps.
The victory was the 15th of Logano’s career and it came […]

Sun, 06/12/16 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan