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All motor sports series seem to have that one event on their calendar that for competitors holds as much – or more – importance than a season championship. That’s certainly true in the NHRA where the U.S. Nationals stands as an event which produces as much emotion in competitors as does occupying seats at the [...]

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Langdon, Hagan Have Top Finishes In Englishtown
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Shawn Langdon raced to his third Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Langdon powered his Al-Anabi [...]

Sun, 06/2/13 – 16:43 | Comments Off
Stewart Ends Dry Spell By Winning At Dover
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Tony Stewart ended a winless streak of almost a full year Sunday when he won the Sprint Cup race at Dover International Raceway.
The victory was secured when Stewart passed Juan Montoya for the lead with three laps to go. Montoya finished second while Jeff Gordon was third.
The victory came on one of Stewart’s least favorite [...]

Sun, 06/2/13 – 15:55 | Comments Off
INDYCAR Charts Its Future
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INDYCAR on Sunday laid out its long-term IZOD IndyCar Series competition strategy. The timeline begins immediately and runs through the 2021 season.
Immediate initiatives include INDYCAR and Dallara looking to reduce the surface area of the underbody of the current chassis to reduce the potential for lift in preparation for the addition of various aerodynamic [...]

Sun, 06/2/13 – 13:11 | Comments Off
Mike Conway Out-Duals Field At Belle Isle
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Mike Conway on Sunday earned his second IZOD IndyCar Series victory and is poised to receive a $50,000 bonus if he can sweep the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit.
Conway, who started second in the Honda-powered No. 18 Sonny’s car for Dale Coyne Racing, overtook Ryan Hunter-Reay for the lead on Lap 44 of 70 on [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 20:29 | Comments Off
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Max Angelelli drove the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP across the finish line 0.486 seconds ahead of 2012 Detroit winner Joao Barbosa to win the Chevrolet Grand-Am 200 at Belle Isle.
The victory moved Angelelli and co-driver Jordan Taylor into the Daytona Prototype points lead by two points over No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 18:22 | Comments Off
Logano Takes Two To Win NNS Race In Dover
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Joey Logano and his Penske Racing Nationwide Series team used a late-race decision on tires to get the victory in Saturday’s 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover International Speedway.
Logano trailed race leader Kyle Busch by five seconds with 40 laps left, but a two-tire under the fifth and final caution got Logano out front for a [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 18:18 | One Comment
Millican Becomes A Pole Winner
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Top Fuel driver Clay Millican raced to his first career No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Steve Johnson (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 18:04 | Comments Off
Busch Trucks To Dover Win
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Kyle Busch won Friday’s Lucas Oil 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Busch sped away after a restart on Lap 197 of 200, as Crafton and third-place finisher Ryan Blaney battled for the second spot.
The victory was owner/driver Busch’s second of the season, his second win in a row, his third [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 8:10 | Comments Off
Top Fueler Millican On Target To Win First Pole
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Veteran Top Fuel driver Clay Millican raced to the provisional qualifying lead Friday during the 44th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals at historic Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Steve Johnson (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in Englishtown, [...]

Sat, 06/1/13 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Franchitti On Pole At Belle Isle
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Dario Franchitti earned his 31st Indy car pole, setting the pace in the Firestone Fast Six qualifying for the first race of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans on June 1.
Franchitti, driving the No. 10 Suave car for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, recorded a best lap of 1 minute, 19.3311 seconds [...]

Fri, 05/31/13 – 18:12 | Comments Off