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American-owned Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified eighth and 12th, respectively, Saturday for the seventh edition of the Pirelli United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
Qualifying on-pole was championship point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes. The Brit’s fast lap of 1-minute, 32.237-seconds set a track qualifying record […]

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Pedley: Some Birds Not Meant To Fly
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In the Monday Morning Memo today we find:
* How can you not find what you saw Sunday at Infineon Raceway entertaining? You may not want to call it racing, especially of the NASCAR variety. But as entertainment, it got an 7.3 on the hoot-o-meter.
Sprint Cup cars weigh 3,450 pounds. That’s […]

Mon, 06/22/09 – 10:10 | 6 Comments
Kahne Holds Off Stewart To Win On Roads Of Infineon
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Kasey Kahne  makes great television commercials, was one of the best-ever USAC drivers and is considered quite dreamy by young female fans. But a great – or even good – road racer? Did we mention that he was dreamy?
But late Sunday afternoon in the wine country of Northern California, Kahne […]

Mon, 06/22/09 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Kahne Holds Off Stewart To Win On Roads Of Infineon
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Danny Lasoski battled Joey Saldana and came out on top at Nodak Speedway to earn his second victory of the season.
For Lasoski, the victory in Minot, N.D. was worth $10,000 and it was the 83rd A-Feature win of his World of Outlaws career and his first triumph at Nodak in just his second start at […]

Mon, 06/22/09 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Lasoski Scores Win, Points With Boss
NASCAR Newscast: Toyota/Save Mart 350
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Kasey Kahne survived several double-file restarts, shootout style to claim his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series road course win and return Richard Petty to Victory Lane. Hear from Kahne and runner-up/points leader Tony Stewart. Plus, find out how Juan Pablo Montoya climbed into the top 12 on the eve of the Race to he Chase. […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 22:52 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Toyota/Save Mart 350
Tony Stewart’s Relationship With His Father Is A Winner
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Tony Stewart isn’t exactly the kind of guy who feels comfortable hugging other men or telling them he loves them, even when it comes to his own father, Nelson Stewart.
But the two-time Cup champion, in his own special way, does show his appreciation for his father’s company and for all […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 19:40 | Comments Off on Tony Stewart’s Relationship With His Father Is A Winner
Franchitti Putting NASCAR In Rear-View Mirror
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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With each IndyCar Series victory this season, the memories of Dario Franchitti’s Not-So-Great NASCAR Adventure continue to fade.
Franchitti scored his second IndyCar win of 2009, and second in as many starts at Iowa Speedway, Sunday afternoon with a workmanlike effort in the Iowa Corn Indy 250. Franchitti finished 5.0132 seconds […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 19:39 | Comments Off on Franchitti Putting NASCAR In Rear-View Mirror
Franchitti Wins At Iowa
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Dario Franchitti became a two-time winner at Iowa Speedway Sunday when he won the Iowa Corn Indy 250.
The victory moved the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver to second place in the IndyCar Series standings and to within three points of leader Ryan Briscoe.
Briscoe, of Team Penske, finished second, over 5 seconds behind.
Hideki Mutoh of Andretti […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Franchitti Wins At Iowa
Flag to Flag: Infineon Raceway
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Watching the Toyota SaveMart 350?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action with him as he goes Flag to Flag!

Sun, 06/21/09 – 12:00 | 60 Comments
Restarts Could Be Where Trouble Starts
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Being a native of Colombia, Juan Pablo Montoya still has a bit of trouble with the English language. And from time to time, that can lead to translation problems and even misunderstandings.
But in talking about restarts under NASCAR’s new double-file procedure during Sunday’s Sprint Cup race on the road course […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Restarts Could Be Where Trouble Starts
Werner, Keen Improve Rolex Series GT Lead With Another Win
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Lexington, Ohio  – Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas needed five races into the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 to win their first race of the season. They didn’t have to wait long to post victory number two, driving to victory in Saturday’s EMCO Gears Classic presented by […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Werner, Keen Improve Rolex Series GT Lead With Another Win