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The first winner of the Brickyard 400 became the Sprint Cup race’s latest winner when Jeff Gordon pulled away over the final 17 laps to collect one of most coveted trophies the series offers.
Gordon’s victory was his fifth in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway event ,with his first coming 21 years ago in the 1994 debut [...]

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Hunter-Reay Repeats As Winner In Milwaukee
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Ryan Hunter-Reay earned his second consecutive victory at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday afternoon. The 32-year-old Andretti Autosport driver passed race leader Takuma Sato with 52 laps and went on to win by 4.809 seconds over Helio Castroneves.
Will Power, Castroneves’ Team Penske teammate, finished third for his first podium of the season.
E.J. Viso and James [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 18:43 | Comments Off
Pole Positions Set In Thunder Valley
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NHRA Pro Stock points leader Mike Edwards will go for his fifth consecutive victory at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers Sunday at Bristol Dragway from the No. 1 qualifying position.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Del Worsham (Funny Car) also earned No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 18:22 | Comments Off
Regan Smith Pads NNS Points Lead By Winning Michigan
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Nationwide Series points leader Regan Smith earned his second victory of the season Saturday by holding off Kyle Larson to win the Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan International Speedway.
Parker Kligerman gambled rain would end the race short of the scheduled 125 laps but lost the lead when he had to pit with 13 to [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Worsham Leads Assault On Record Book At Thunder Valley
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With the quickest run of his career and the quickest Funny Car run in 2013, Del Worsham led a parade of track records en route to the qualifying lead on Friday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) [...]

Sat, 06/15/13 – 7:01 | Comments Off
Taylors Sew Up Front Row At Mid-Ohio
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The No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette Dallara DP of Wayne Taylor Racing will start Saturday’s GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Diamond Cellar Classic from the pole for the second race in a row after qualifying Friday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington.
Jordan Taylor, the recently turned 22-year-old whose 23-year-old brother Ricky Taylor made [...]

Fri, 06/14/13 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Marco Andretti P1 In Milwaukee
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Marco Andretti won the pole for Satuday’s Miwaukee IndyFest IZOD IndyCar Race at the Milwaukee Mile with a lap at 170.515 mph.
Second fastest was his Andretti Autosport teammate, James Hinchcliffe.
Third was Team Penske driver Will Power.
“So far, that was about as good as we could run, so I’m pleased,” said Andretti, who earned his first [...]

Fri, 06/14/13 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Carl Edwards Speeds To Michigan Pole
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Carl Edwards won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Edwards, driving a Roush Fenway Racing Ford, laid down a lap at 202.564 mph.
“We’ve been working very hard and trying to turn the corner with these Ford Fusions to make them faster,” Edwards said. “I just cannot wait to [...]

Fri, 06/14/13 – 17:00 | Comments Off
Gibbs Takes Big Swing At Keselowski, Remarks
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Sometimes – in racing and in life in general – success is the result of hard work and the creative application of intellect and experience. Sometimes it’s the result of thievery.
Brad Keselowski clearly thinks that it is a bit of the latter which has been holding back him and his [...]

Fri, 06/14/13 – 16:15 | 2 Comments
Michael Andretti Has Eyes On Formula One
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Already a championship team-owner and successful promoter in the IZOD IndyCar Series, Michael Andretti’s next order of business could be labeled – us against the world.
“(I’m) always looking at expanding our racing, and, yeah, I would love to one day be in Formula One in some way,” Andretti said during a teleconference promoting this weekend’s [...]

Fri, 06/14/13 – 7:05 | Comments Off
Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race
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Driver Jason Leffler, 37, died Wednesday night after a crash in a 410 sprint car race at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.
Leffler, who competed in all of the top three NASCAR national series, had to be extricated from his sprint car after it flipped during a heat race. He was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m. [...]

Thu, 06/13/13 – 6:57 | Comments Off