Sun, 13/04/14 – 20:06 | No Comment

Mike Conway held off points leader Will Power to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series Long Beach Grand Prix on Sunday.
Conway was driving the Fuzzy’s Vodka sponsored Dallara/Chevrolet of Ed Carpenter Racing.
The victory was Conway’s second in the series.
“Yeah, I can’t believe I’m actually here,” Conway said. “Wow, this is just an awesome job by the team. [...]

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Big-Bucks Weekend For Allen Johnson
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Allen Johnson raced to the Pro Stock victory Sunday at the NHRA Nationals and claimed more than $100,000 during the weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Johnson, who won the $50,000 K&N [...]

Mon, 04/8/13 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Hunter-Reay Edges Dixon In Alabama
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Reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay overtook Helio Castroneves on Lap 76 of 90 and then held off Scott Dixon to win the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama by .6363 of a second.
Hunter-Reay, driving for Andretti Autosport, started the race from the pole and overcame a poor performance in the season-opening race at [...]

Sun, 04/7/13 – 17:47 | Comments Off
Johnson Picks Up His Eighth Win At Martinsville
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Jimmie Johnson won the STP Gas Booster 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the second of the six-race season for the Hendrick Motorsports driver and the eighth for the five-time Cup champion at the Martinsville short track. His other victory of 2013 came in the season-opening Daytona [...]

Sun, 04/7/13 – 16:05 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Up To Challenge In Vegas
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Allen Johnson raced to victory in the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special Pro Stock bonus event, Saturday at the NHRA Nationals.
In other racing action at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) earned No. 1 qualifying positions in their respective categories [...]

Sun, 04/7/13 – 7:31 | Comments Off
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Max Angelelli of Wayne Taylor Racing, driving the final stint, won Saturday’s Grand-Am Rolex Series Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park.
The veteran driver led the final 33 laps around the 2.3-mile circuit to post his 22nd Daytona Prototype victory in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP.
Co-driver Jordan Taylor, who led five laps during the [...]

Sat, 04/6/13 – 19:34 | Comments Off
Hometown Honors Pioneer Scott
Deb Williams | Senior Writer

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Frank Scott, son of the late NASCAR driver Wendell Scott, said Saturday there were two words his siblings were never permitted to use – “can’t” and “never.”
Scott’s remarks came in the Martinsville Speedway media center just a day after his hometown of Danville, Va., honored his [...]

Sat, 04/6/13 – 19:27 | Comments Off
Sauter Wins But Young Burton Opens Eyes
Deb Williams | Senior Writer

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Johnny Sauter made it 2-for-2 on the 2013 season Saturday with a victory in Martinsville Speedway’s Kroger 250, a race where tire management was critical, but it was young Jeb Burton who walked away with everything except the grandfather clock.
Burton, who started on the pole [...]

Sat, 04/6/13 – 16:36 | Comments Off
Hunter-Reay on Barber Pole
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Defending IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay won the pole for Sunday’s race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
Hunter-Reay, who DNF’d in the season opener at St. Petersburg, Fla., said, “You know this team has done so well this weekend – we just kept progressing. We knew where we needed to work on it, and [...]

Sat, 04/6/13 – 12:31 | Comments Off
Brown Moves To Top At Vegas
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Brown powered his Matco Tools dragster to a leading performance of [...]

Sat, 04/6/13 – 8:09 | Comments Off
Tradition Trumps Feuds At Martinsville Speedway
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Blocking, Denny Hamlin’s injury and the Joey Logano-Tony Stewart feud were popular topics of conversation at Martinsville Speedway on Friday.
But when it comes to what is arguably the most tradition-filled race track on the NASCAR circuit, seven-time Martinsville winner Jeff Gordon summed it up best when he [...]

Fri, 04/5/13 – 17:27 | Comments Off