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Ryan Blaney stayed well ahead of the trouble on Saturday night and went on to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway.
Driving the No. 22 Team Penske Ford, Blaney led a 252 of 260 laps in the race. The victory was his first in the series.
To get it, he had to avoid a […]

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TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas –With the click of an oversized remote control button and accompanying fireworks, Speedway Motorsports Inc. officials unveiled the “biggest, baddest HD video board on the planet” Wednesday night.
“Big Hoss TV” lit up the cool March air from its backstretch perch at Texas Motor Speedway, as several thousand […]

Thu, 03/20/14 – 16:43 | Comments Off on TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans
Team Penske’s Power Ends Barber Test In ‘A Happy Place’
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Will Power completed a two-day sweep of an unseasonably cold spring training Tuesday, topping the time chart at Barber Motorsports Park as the Verizon IndyCar Series wrapped up its traditional Open Test.
Power, driver of the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet, recorded a top lap of 1 minute, 7.0608-seconds Tuesday around Barber’s 2.3-mile, 17-turn […]

Wed, 03/19/14 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Team Penske’s Power Ends Barber Test In ‘A Happy Place’
Look For Montoya To Win Quickly In New Ride
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Unimpressed. That’s a pretty good way to describe Juan Pablo Montoya as he has made his way through the American auto racing scene. Not really aloof or bored, but unimpressed.
He was that way when he got out of a CART car after logging his first test laps at the dangerously tricky oval at Gateway near […]

Wed, 03/19/14 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Look For Montoya To Win Quickly In New Ride
Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Team Penske’s Will Power, Juan Pablo Montoya and Helio Castroneves began checking-off boxes for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season-opener Monday, posting the top three lap times among 22 drivers participating in Day One of a two-day Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park.
Power, driver of the No. 12 Verizon […]

Tue, 03/18/14 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test
Kalitta Wins Gatornationals
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Doug Kalitta raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA Gatornationals at historic Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Steve Johnson (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Kalitta gained revenge from Phoenix, defeating Antron Brown in the […]

Mon, 03/17/14 – 2:43 | Comments Off on Kalitta Wins Gatornationals
Edwards Wins Wet, Bizarre Race At Bristol
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Carl Edwards won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, but to do so he had to survive a couple of long rain delays and an inadvertent flicking of the caution lights at the track with three laps to go.
Edwards had opened a lead of more than four seconds when the track’s caution […]

Mon, 03/17/14 – 2:39 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins Wet, Bizarre Race At Bristol
Will New Format Bring Banging Back To Bristol?
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR’s new format for making the Chase has created a “Winner’s Club” and it’s the desire to gain entrance into the select group that could cause Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway to resemble the tough half-mile track’s sheet metal banging affairs of old.
A victory […]

Sun, 03/16/14 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Will New Format Bring Banging Back To Bristol?
Ganassi Trio Wins First Tudor United Race At Sebring; Porsche Rolls
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Co-drivers Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas and Marino Franchitti drove the Chip Ganassi Racing Tudor United SportsCar Championship Prototype to the overall win in Saturday’s Twelve Hours of Sebring race.
It was the first overall Sebring victory and the record 57th in North American endurance sports car competition for Scott Pruett, coming 28 years after a […]

Sun, 03/16/14 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Ganassi Trio Wins First Tudor United Race At Sebring; Porsche Rolls
Busch Wins NNS Race At Bristol
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Kyle Busch  pulled away from the field after the final restart with nine laps remaining, to win Saturday’s Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 NASCAR Nationwide race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Busch, a five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner at Bristol, won for the sixth time in his last eight NASCAR Nationwide Series starts on the .533-mile […]

Sat, 03/15/14 – 20:33 | Comments Off on Busch Wins NNS Race At Bristol
Pedregon Moves To Funny Car Pole At Gatornationals
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Funny Car driver Cruz Pedregon earned the No. 1 qualifying position at the NHRA Gatornationals on Saturday.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at historic Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, Fla.
Pedregon powered to a 4.068 second run at 308.21 mph in […]

Sat, 03/15/14 – 20:29 | Comments Off on Pedregon Moves To Funny Car Pole At Gatornationals