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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Roger Penske’s expectations of his open-wheel drivers are twofold – win the Indianapolis 500 and a championship – and teammates Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud believe they have a good shot at the former this weekend.
The two IndyCar champions Tuesday pointed to Chevrolet’s development during the past […]

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Corvette Sets Le Mans Lineup
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Corvette Racing has confirmed its GTE Pro entries for the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance classic. A pair of Corvette C7.Rs will tackle the 8.467-mile Circuit de la Sarthe for the 19th consecutive season in search of a ninth victory beginning on Saturday, June 16.
The driver lineup for Corvette Racing will […]

Thu, 04/19/18 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Corvette Sets Le Mans Lineup
Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
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Those of us fortunate (and now old) enough to have experienced the original “Muscle Car Street Wars” of the mid-1960s to mid-1970s might recall these lyrics from a 1968 Ford Mustang TV commercial:
Only Mustang makes it happen, only Mustang makes life great
Mustang moves you, Mustang grooves you
Mustang, Mustang ’68.
Only Mustang makes it happen, let it […]

Thu, 04/19/18 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
Mustangs Headed To Cup
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Ford Motor Company’s iconic Mustang nameplate and emblem will be the focal point in two of America’s most popular forms of motorsports in 2019.
Stock car racing’s most brand-centric rivalry will return to its “Muscle Car” roots on NASCAR’s premier tour next season, when Ford campaigns its Mustang in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series […]

Wed, 04/18/18 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Mustangs Headed To Cup
‘The Snake” Heading Back To Baja
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Drag racing legend Don “The Snake” Prudhomme is recognized for his performances behind the wheel of a nitro-burning Funny Car. But the four-time NHRA world champion also has a long-ago history with desert racing on the Baja Peninsula.
In 1968, Prudhomme entered the Mexican 1000 Baja event in a Porsche-powered buggy built by racing innovator Tony […]

Wed, 04/18/18 – 7:01 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake” Heading Back To Baja
Bristol Featured Numerous Good Storylines
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – A Kyle Busch victory at Bristol Motor Speedway is nothing new. After all, he’s won at the tough half-mile track in all three of NASCAR’s top three series and swept the Truck-Xfinity-Cup weekend twice.
Overall, the 32-year-old Busch possesses seven Bristol victories in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup […]

Mon, 04/16/18 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Bristol Featured Numerous Good Storylines
Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
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One week and one day after getting his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, Kyle Busch got his second. Busch, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, captured Monday’s rain-delayed event at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Busch, who led 117 of 500 laps in his No. 18 Camry, took […]

Mon, 04/16/18 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Rossi Wins Street Fight
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Alexander Rossi had a great weekend at home. The California native qualified P1 on Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach, led the morning warmup practice on race day, three of four practices on the weekend and then collected the big trophy in the race itself.
The Andretti Autosport driver led all but […]

Sun, 04/15/18 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Rossi Wins Street Fight
Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Persistent rain Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway forced NASCAR to postpone the conclusion of the Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race until Monday.
The race is scheduled to resume at 1 p.m. EDT on lap 205 in Stage 2 with Kyle Larson leading. Rounding out the […]

Sun, 04/15/18 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
Ricciardo Wins Chinese F1 Race
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Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing survived an engine fire in practice and a P6 starting position to Sunday’s Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix.
The victory came a week after Ricciardo retired from the race in Bahrain on the second lap with an engine failure.
The win was the Australian driver’s sixth in F1. It came by […]

Sun, 04/15/18 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Ricciardo Wins Chinese F1 Race
Action Express Wins Long Beach
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 Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque ended a three-year winning streak for Wayne Taylor Racing’s No. 10 Cadillac DPi-V.R. team with an impressive performance that put the No. 5 Cadillac DPi-V.R. team into victory lane for the second time this season.

It was the first career Long Beach win for both drivers and moved the Rolex 24 […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 19:59 | Comments Off on Action Express Wins Long Beach