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Billy Torrence defied the odds, avenged his son and wrote an improbable ending to Sunday’s 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals by scoring his first career Top Fuel victory at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
The 60-year-old Texan and founder of Capco Contractors, Inc., applied an exclamation point to his pole-winning weekend with a final-round victory […]

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No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
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American-owned Haas F1 Team will mark its milestone 50th grand prix start Sunday in Spielberg, Austria, in the midst of a balance-of-power makeover that has seen Kevin Magnussen clearly distance himself from teammate and de facto lead driver Romain Grosjean.
Magnussen added to his breakout season Sunday with a sixth-place finish in the French Grand […]

Thu, 06/28/18 – 7:09 | Comments Off on No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
IMS To Get Dirty
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its claim as “Racing Capital of the World” with construction of a quarter-mile dirt track inside its famous oval to host a United States Auto Club Midget National Championship event during Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard race week in early September.
Race week will feature a variety of […]

Tue, 06/26/18 – 19:59 | Comments Off on IMS To Get Dirty
Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win
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Blake Alexander officially introduced himself to NHRA Nation Sunday as drag racing’s 105th different Top Fuel winner at the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
A protégé of NHRA star Del Worsham, Alexander posted a 1,000-foot pass in 4.011-seconds at 297.81 mph to defeat Terry McMillen at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
“It […]

Mon, 06/25/18 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win
Truex Team Bluffs Way To Victory In Sonoma
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Martin Truex Jr., with an assist by way of a strong theatrical assist from his crew chief, won Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit.
Defending Series champion Truex drove his Furniture Row Racing Toyota to a 10.5-second victory over Kevin Harvick in the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet.
It was […]

Sun, 06/24/18 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Truex Team Bluffs Way To Victory In Sonoma
Newgarden Out Punches Hunter-Reay At RA
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Josef Newgarden led all but two laps of Sunday IndyCar Series race at the Road America road circuit but his ride was anything but relaxing as Ryan Hunter-Reay dogged the defending series champion for almost the entire second half of the race.
Newgarden’s margin of victory in his Team Penske Chevy over Hunter-Reay’s Andretti Autosport Honda […]

Sun, 06/24/18 – 13:55 | Comments Off on Newgarden Out Punches Hunter-Reay At RA
Coughlin Will Go For Third Straight From Pole
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Pro Stock qualifying was reduced to a one-and-done session Saturday during the rain-plagued 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio, where native son Jeg Coughlin Jr. rallied to score his first pole position of the season.
Friday’s scheduled two rounds of Pro Stock time trials were wiped out by inclement weather at Summit […]

Sun, 06/24/18 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Coughlin Will Go For Third Straight From Pole
Newgarden Remains King Of The Road America
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Josef Newgarden continued to be the driver in control at Road America this weekend as he followed up his quickest practice laps on Friday with a pole victory on Saturday.
The Team Penske driver won the pole for the IndyCar Series event with a lap at 140.020 mph at the 4-mile, 14 turn natural road circuit […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 18:31 | Comments Off on Newgarden Remains King Of The Road America
Larson On Pole At Sonoma
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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit in Northern California on Saturday.
Larson laid down the fast qualifying lap at the 1.99-mile road course in 75.732 seconds (94.597 mph).
The pole was the California native’s second of the season, his second at Sonoma […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Larson On Pole At Sonoma
Force Sisters Ruling Norwalk
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Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force secured provisional pole positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, during Friday’s weather-plagued opening schedule of time trials for the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
On-track activity was delayed due to rain and cut short after one pro qualifying session due to inclement weather at Summit Racing […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Force Sisters Ruling Norwalk
Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America
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Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden reminded his Verizon IndyCar Series peers Friday that his bid for a second consecutive driver’s championship is alive and well, leading both practices on the opening day of the Kohler Grand Prix weekend at Road America.
Newgarden recorded the day’s fastest lap during the second session around the historic permanent road course […]

Sat, 06/23/18 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America