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Rubens Barrichello will drive in the Rolex 24 in 2019.

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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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Rookie Massey Wins With The Chew Crew
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Spencer Massey collected his first-ever NHRA Top Fuel win Sunday at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. and he did it by beating Antron Brown on the final run.
Massey was joined in victory by Tony Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock), and Matt Guidera (Pro Stock […]

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Helio wins in Texas
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Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves wins at Texas Motor Speedway.

Sun, 06/7/09 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Helio wins in Texas
Busch Not A ‘Sorry Sap’ Nor A Smashing Success In Nashville
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – It was surely the weirdest “victory celebration” in NASCAR history.
Kyle Busch dashed to pieces the $2,000 hand-painted Gibson guitar that for nine years has been Nashville Superspeedway’s trademark trophy following his win Saturday night.
Busch said he wanted to celebrate “rock-star style” and had told his team beforehand […]

Sun, 06/7/09 – 14:20 | Comments Off on Busch Not A ‘Sorry Sap’ Nor A Smashing Success In Nashville
Texas Race Thrills Helio, But Not Others
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Fort Worth, Texas – Helio Castroneves became a three-time IndyCar Series winner at Texas Motor Speedway on a Saturday night featuring a curious caution flag, a flawless pit stop and some clinical criticism about the quality of racing.
That latter issue – raised post-race by runner-up Ryan Briscoe and third-place Scott […]

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Flag to Flag: Pocono
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Are you watching the Pocono 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Catch all the action here as he live blogs the race Flag to Flag.

Sun, 06/7/09 – 9:26 | 47 Comments
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Donny Schatz’s victory at Lawrenceburg Speedway Saturday night was his seventh of the season and 95th of his career, but it was just his first first ever in Indiana.
It was also earned him and his Indiana-based Tony Stewart Racing team $10,000.
“What a night,” said Schatz. “These guys, Ricky (Warner), Shane (Bowers) and Eric (Prutzman) do […]

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Wood Brothers Get Their First Taste Of NHRA Action
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Eddie Wood and Len Wood, owners of NASCAR’s famed Wood Brothers Racing  team, attended their first-ever NHRA drag racing event when they dropped into the Route 66 Nationals in Joliet, Ill. over the weekend.
Pretty safe to say they had a good time.
“It’s hard to put into words,” Eddie Wood said. […]

Sat, 06/6/09 – 22:55 | 2 Comments
Castroneves Climbs To Victory at Texas
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Helio Castroneves’ freedom tour continued on Saturday night when he won the Bombardier Learjet 550k at Texas Motor Speedway.
Castroneves pulled away from Penske Racing teammate Ryan Briscoe over the final laps to get the victory.
“Pedal to the metal, drive it like I stole it,” Castroneves said.
It was his second victory in the last three races […]

Sat, 06/6/09 – 22:50 | Comments Off on Castroneves Climbs To Victory at Texas
Pruett, Rojas Earn Share of Rolex Series Lead
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Defending Daytona Prototype champions Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas were still vying for their first victory of 2009 entering Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, running fourth, 14 points behind in the standings.
But that changed in the second-longest race on the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown […]

Sat, 06/6/09 – 22:00 | Comments Off on Pruett, Rojas Earn Share of Rolex Series Lead
Bodine Gives TMS The Thumb
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Todd Bodine picked up one for the thumb Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway, where he posted an historic fifth victory in the WinStar World Casino 400.
Bodine,  known as “The Onion” for his balding pate, is the first driver in the 14-year history of the NASCAR […]

Sat, 06/6/09 – 21:39 | One Comment