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Rubens Barrichello will drive in the Rolex 24 in 2019.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Formula One veteran Rubens Barrichello has joined JDC-Miller MotorSports’ revised and renumbered two-car lineup for the 57th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 2019 season-opener for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

The twice-around-the clock endurance classic is scheduled for Jan. 26-27 on Daytona […]

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Kalitta Making Noise At Thunder Valley
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Doug Kalitta won the provisional pole in Top Fuel Friday evening at the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) are also provisional leaders after the first two rounds of qualifying at the 11th of 24 events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sat, 06/17/17 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Kalitta Making Noise At Thunder Valley
Kyle Larson Powers To Cup Pole In Michigan
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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing drove to the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Larson laid down a lap in 35.616 seconds/202.156 mph in the waning minutes of the third and final round of knock-out style qualifying.  The pole is Larson’s third in 126 starts, his […]

Fri, 06/16/17 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Kyle Larson Powers To Cup Pole In Michigan
Ford vs. Chevy Reheats On Roads Of Le Mans
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Kind of like the old days, eh? Ford vs. Chevy on the Big Stage. Except now, the Fords and Chevys are sports cars and are racing on a road circuit in Europe with mixes of foreign drivers behind the wheels of cars that are only nominally Fords and Chevys.
Still, a major point of interest for […]

Thu, 06/15/17 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Ford vs. Chevy Reheats On Roads Of Le Mans
Blaney, Wood Brothers Triangulate In On Victory
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Ryan Blaney, driving the historic No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford, took the lead from former champion Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go, held off another Cup champion in Kevin Harvick over the final eight laps and went on to win Sunday’s  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at […]

Sun, 06/11/17 – 18:01 | One Comment
Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada
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Lewis Hamilton earned his third Canadian Grand Prix victory in a row on Sunday and he did it by thoroughly dominating the Formula One race at Circuit Gilles Villenueve in Montreal, Canada.
Hamilton started from the pole and ended by taking the checkered flag by 19.7 seconds over Mercedes AMG teammate Valttieri Botas. In between, Hamilton […]

Sun, 06/11/17 – 16:26 | Comments Off on Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada
Speechless Hamilton Wins Canadian Pole
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Lewis Hamilton was uncharacteristically speechless Saturday after qualifying on-pole for Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix, but it had nothing to do with out-performing archrival Sebastian Vettel.
Standing before thousands of fans, the Mercedes AMG driver was taken aback when presented a real Ayrton Senna helmet from the Senna family collection for matching his idol’s second-place record of […]

Sun, 06/11/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Speechless Hamilton Wins Canadian Pole
Courtney Force P1 In Englishtown
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Courtney Force powered to her fifth Funny Car pole of the season Saturday as time trials concluded for the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at […]

Sun, 06/11/17 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Courtney Force P1 In Englishtown
Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Pack racing returned to the Verizon IndyCar Series Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, where Will Power survived a massive battle of attrition to win the 21st annual Rainguard Water Sealers 600.
Power, of Team Penske, won under caution following the night’s ninth yellow flag on Lap 244 of […]

Sun, 06/11/17 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ James Hinchcliffe’s ever-expanding Verizon IndyCar Series fan base easily can be measured by a variety of social media metrics.
As self-proclaimed mayor of the fictional internet city of “Hinchtown,” James is well-versed in the power-and-profile of twitter, Facebook and instagram. But the 30-year-old native of Toronto, Canada, […]

Sat, 06/10/17 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Keselowski Posts Late Xfin Win
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Brad Keselowski used a las-lap of Kyle Larson to win Saturday’s Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway.
Keselowski swept the stages in the 100-lap event but couldn’t get past Larson until he reached the Long Pond straightaway on the final circuit. Keselowski powered off the first turn, down-shifted and blew past Larson before the cars reached the […]

Sat, 06/10/17 – 16:50 | Comments Off on Keselowski Posts Late Xfin Win