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IndyCar’s run at Pocono Raceway may be coming to an end. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior

LONG POND, Pa. _ While 10 drivers remain mathematically eligible for the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship, Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 will showcase open-wheel racing’s version of the Final Four.

And as an intriguing subplot, riddle […]

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Woody: Hoping For Best For Benson
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By Larry Woody |Senior Writer
All Johnny Benson wanted to do was race.
But even winning the NASCAR truck series championship last year couldn’t save Benson’s ride in the current crumbling economy, and last week his Red Horse Racing Team folded due to lack of sponsorship.
Undeterred, the 45-year-old Benson packed his racing suit and helmet and headed […]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 10:28 | Comments Off on Woody: Hoping For Best For Benson
Sturbin: Remembering Mercedes’ Checkered Past at Le Mans
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The official awards ceremony saluting the winners of the 57th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans had finished maybe 20 minutes earlier, and Jochen Mass suddenly was a man alone with his thoughts.
Strange, because Mass and co-drivers Manuel Reuter and Stanley Dickens had just won the world’s most […]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:44 | Comments Off on Sturbin: Remembering Mercedes’ Checkered Past at Le Mans
Viva La France: Peugeot Ousts Audi At Le Mans
Peugeot put an end to Audi’s eight-year run as kings of sports car racing by winning at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.
The French car-maker sent the hundreds of thousands of fans into a frenzy by finishing first and second in the LMP1 class in the 77th running of the world’s greatest and […]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:40 | 2 Comments
Joey Saldana won the rain-delayed A-Feature at the World of Outlaws at Dodge City Raceway Park event Saturday night.
Saldana was out front when the rains hit and he and his team overcame a blown engine during hot laps leading up to the resumption of the race, to lead the remaining laps to sweep the Boot […]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Saldana Gets Out Of Dodge With Win
Benson Injured In Crash
Defending Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Benson was seriously injured in a wreck during a Supermodified race in Michigan Saturday night.
Benson wrecked in the first lap and his car caught fire during the race at Berlin Raceway in Marne.
He was transported a hospital where he was reported to be in serious but stable condition.
Benson […]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:00 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Michigan
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Are you watching the Lifelock 400?
Nick Bromberg is!
Join him here as he covers all the action Flag to Flag from Michigan International Speedway.

Sun, 06/14/09 – 7:30 | 30 Comments

Loudon, N.H.  – Legendary Grammy-nominated band Three Dog Night; the car-eating, fire-breathing mechanical dinosaur “Transaurus;” and a fly-over featuring F-16 fighter jets highlight pre-race entertainment for the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 28.
Three Dog Night will take the stage at the start/finish line at 12:30 p.m. for a […]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Pre-Race Entertainment for Loudon Includes “Transaurus”
Colin Braun Can Still Smell, Feel, Taste The 2007 Race At Le Mans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
June 16 had turned into June 17 that weekend back in 2007. Day had turned to night, then, night back to day. Clear skies had turned to cloudy and then the clouds spilled out rain – not the kind of rains which spoil picnics, but the kind which inspires Michener […]

Sat, 06/13/09 – 22:30 | Comments Off on Colin Braun Can Still Smell, Feel, Taste The 2007 Race At Le Mans
Force Hood, Schumacher Still On Top
Ashley Force Hood held on to the No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car as rain ended qualifying early at the 40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Tony Schumacher also kept the top position in Top Fuel while Ron Krisher and Hector Arana were able to move in […]

Sat, 06/13/09 – 17:40 | 2 Comments
Colin Braun Gets First Trucks Victory
Colin Braun passed then-leader Kyle Busch with 23 laps to go Saturday and then went on to win the Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first in the series for Braun.
The victory in the Michigan 200 was, however, the 50th for owner Jack Roush in the series.
The was, best […]

Sat, 06/13/09 – 14:55 | One Comment