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Team-owner Don Schumacher has hired Khalid alBalooshi to begin driving the Sandvik Coromant/Red Fuel Top Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing beginning Friday during drag racing’s marquee event, the 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
alBalooshi, a resident of Los Angeles and citizen of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, replaces Spencer Massey for […]

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Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory
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Jimmie Johnson arrived in Charlotte, N.C. in mid-May for the Sprint All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600 with people asking him when he was going to win a race this year. Johnson left Dover, Del. on Sunday with people wondering when he would next lose a race.
Johnson dominated large portions […]

Sun, 06/1/14 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory
Kalitta To Lead Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations
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Doug Kalitta was quickest in Top Fuel Saturday and earned the No. 1 qualifying position at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 19:29 | Comments Off on Kalitta To Lead Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations
Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle
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Will Power barely held off Graham Rahal over the final laps at the Belle Isle road course on Saturday to get the victory in the first of two weekend Verizon IndyCar Series races in Detroit.
The series will race again at Belle Isle on Sunday.
Power took over the lead with 10 to go in the race […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 18:09 | Comments Off on Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle
Taylors Head To Le Mans With Detroit Victory In Pockets
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Ricky and Jordan Taylor sprinted to the Prototype class and overall victory Saturday, in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers at the Belle Isle road course in Detroit.
After winning the fifth race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, the Taylor Brothers took off for the airport and a flight […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 17:55 | Comments Off on Taylors Head To Le Mans With Detroit Victory In Pockets
Busch Goes 2 For 2 At Dover: Eyes Sweep
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After winning Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Kyle Busch is well on his way to scoring a three-race sweep at Dover International Speedway.
The NNS victory came the day after Busch won the Camping World Truck Series race at the Monster Mile.
On Sunday, Busch will have a chance to sweep Dover when he drives in the […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Busch Goes 2 For 2 At Dover: Eyes Sweep
WOODY: Nashville Superspeedway Sold, Now What?
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NASHVILLE – Dover Motorsports on Thursday announced plans to sell idle Nashville Superspeedway to NeXovation, a technology-innovation company, and now the big question is:
What does the new owner plan to do with it?
The 1.3-mile asphalt track, located in the pastoral suburbs of Gladeville, 35 miles east of Nashville, has sat idle for three years. Dover […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 14:44 | One Comment
Busch Stays Perfect In Trucks
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Kyle Busch remained perfect in the NASCAR Camping World  Truck Series as he won for the fourth time in as many 2014 starts Friday night at Dover International Speedway.
Busch led  150 of 200 laps in winning the Lucas Oil 200.
It was the Las Vegas native’s 39th career victory in the series.
“We all know, the 51 […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Busch Stays Perfect In Trucks
Westbrook On Tudor Pole At Belle Isle
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The No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Racing Corvette DP driven by Richard Westbrook captured the Total Pole Award for Saturday’s Tudor United SportsCar Championship race at Belle Isle in Detroit.
Westbrook posted a time of 1 minute, 25.011 seconds/99.517 mph. He’ll co-drive in the one-hour, 40-minute race (12:10 p.m. ET start; 1:30 p.m. on FOX […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Westbrook On Tudor Pole At Belle Isle
Cruz Pedregon’s Record Pass Paces Englishtown Qualifying
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Cruz Pedregon raced to the quickest Funny Car run in history Friday, taking the qualifying lead during a record-setting day at the 45th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon’s Record Pass Paces Englishtown Qualifying
Keselowski Earns Dover Pole
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Brad Keselowski earned his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole of 2014 on Friday when he battered the track qualifying record at Dover International Speedway.
Team Penske’s Keselowski bettered the previous track record set by Dale Earnhardt Jr. last year by over 2.5 mph.
Keselowski clocked 164.444 mph in his Team Penske Ford Fusion to […]

Fri, 05/30/14 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Keselowski Earns Dover Pole