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Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

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Brown Captures P1 In Top Fuel at Route 66
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Antron Brown will start from pole position in Top Fuel Sunday at the 18th annual Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire after persistent rain cut short the second day of qualifying at Route 66 Raceway.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also claimed No. […]

Sun, 07/12/15 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Brown Captures P1 In Top Fuel at Route 66
IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile
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CFH Racing’s Josef Newgarden was quickest among 24 drivers turning laps during Saturday’s initial practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers.
Newgarden’s hot lap of 21.5415-seconds at 169.626 mph picked up where he left off on the historic 1.015-mile oval in West Allis, Wis. Newgarden recorded […]

Sun, 07/12/15 – 7:28 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile
Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch’s scramble to make the Sprint Cup Series’ season-ending playoffs maintained momentum Saturday night when the Joe Gibbs Racing driver won  the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was Busch’s second since returning from an 11-race absence that was caused by leg injuries suffered at Daytona during February’s Speedweeks.
NASCAR […]

Sun, 07/12/15 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky
Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile
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The Verizon IndyCar Series is racing at the historic Milwaukee Mile this weekend. Two Team Penske drivers – Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya – are in the thick of the championship hunt in the series and participated in a press conference on Saturday.
What follows is a transcript of the press conference held at the […]

Sat, 07/11/15 – 19:23 | Comments Off on Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile
Corvettes Looking Good In Canada
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Ricky Taylor scored his second pole position of 2015 Friday by posting the fastest lap in qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance.
His lap of 1:09.705 (126.998 mph) in Wayne Taylor Racing’s No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette DP gave him a 0.159-second advantage over Christian Fittipaldi in Action Express Racing’s No. […]

Sat, 07/11/15 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Corvettes Looking Good In Canada
Cruz Pedregon On Provisional Pole In Joliet
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Two-time world champion Cruz Pedregon raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday during the opening day of time trials at the 18th annual Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), rookie Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also led their respective categories at […]

Sat, 07/11/15 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon On Provisional Pole In Joliet
Keselowski Out-Jukes Field To Win Kentucky
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SPARTA, Ky. – Brad Keselowski held of Erik Jones and Kyle Busch after a restart with 31 laps left and collected a well-orchestrated first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory of the season in Friday night’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway.

The victory put a smile on Keselowski’s face and songs in his heart.
“The racing was cool, but […]

Sat, 07/11/15 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Keselowski Out-Jukes Field To Win Kentucky
Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
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Thanks to a fast practice lap and rainy weather, Kyle Larson will start on the pole for Saturday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Larson ran a lap at 182.537 mph in a rain-shortened 50-minute practice session on Friday in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.
NASCAR opted to cancel qualifying in favor of giving Cup teams additional […]

Fri, 07/10/15 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
Crafton Wins Wreck-Shortened Truck Race In Kentucky
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Polesitter Matt Crafton was declared the winner of Thursday night’s UNOH 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event after Ben Kennedy’s Toyota damaged the catchfence at Kentucky Speedway beyond the track’s capacity to repair it expeditiously.
With a shove from the Ford of Ryan Blaney, Crafton had taken the lead from eventual runner-up Erik Jones on […]

Fri, 07/10/15 – 7:26 | Comments Off on Crafton Wins Wreck-Shortened Truck Race In Kentucky
Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Austin Dillon experienced the cliché – from checkers-to-wreckers – last weekend at Daytona International Speedway, where his victory in Saturday night’s Subway Firecracker 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race was trumped by his horrifying crash in the Sprint Cup Series Coke 400 that ended early Monday morning.
As Dale Earnhardt Jr. sped […]

Fri, 07/10/15 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence