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NASCAR: Matt Kenseth Quickest in Final Sprint Cup Series Practice in Atlanta

Hampton, GA- The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series held two practice sessions at the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon in preparation for tomorrow night’s Oral-B USA 500. Joey Logano was quickest in the initial session with a lap of 189.351 mph as that lap held on to be the quickest of the day. But, Matt Kenseth set the quick time in the final 50-minute practice session...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Joey Logano Strong 2 Practices on Saturday in Atlanta

Hampton, GA- Joey Logano has never been very good at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition. In seven career starts, he has just one top 10 finish there. But, that may change in tomorrow night’s Oral-B USA 500 at the 1.5-mile track as Logano is proving to have a very strong race car. The Connecticut native qualified 14th in his No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Mikhail Aleshin Transported to Hospital After Scary Practice Crash

Fontana, Calif-Verizon IndyCar Series driver Mikhail Aleshin was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, Calif., for examination after being involved in a crash during the final practice session for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. Aleshin, was conscious and complaining of pain to his right shoulder and right foot, according to INDYCAR medical consultant...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Kevin Harvick Wins the Sprint Cup Series Pole in Atlanta

Hampton, GA- Kevin Harvick is a new man when it comes to qualifying in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year. Prior to the 2014 season, he’s never been much of a qualifier. But, this year he’s a man on a mission in his new team. Since Harvick has joined Stewart/Haas Racing, he’s a pole machine. Before this year, Harvick had six career poles in his storied tenure. Today, Harvick...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Chris Buescher and Matt Kenseth Lead Nationwide Series Practices in Atlanta

Hampton, GA- The NASCAR Nationwide Series took to the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway for two practice sessions on Friday afternoon as they prepare for tomorrow night’s Great Clips 300. A surprise driver set the days quickest speed as Roush/Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher set the quick time of the day with a speed of 177.880 mph in his No. 60 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ford...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Rough Day on Friday for Andretti Autosport Group at Fontana

Fontana, Calif- Auto Club Speedway in Fontana is usually a track where Andretti Autosport performs really well at. Over the last two seasons the Verizon IndyCar Series has been coming here, AA has done tremendously well. Despite not having a car drive to victory lane yet at the 2-mile oval, they’ve been overly consistent. Marco Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay have finished in the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Helio Castroneves Wins the Pole for the Season Finale in Fontana

Fontana, Calif- For the final time in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, they held a qualifying session to set the field for this weekend’s race at the Auto Club Speedway. At the end of the session, Helio Castroneves won the pole for Saturday night’s MAVTV 500 at the 2-mile track in Fontana with a two-lap average of 218.540 mph. Castroneves, came up clutch as he was the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Bad Qualifying Effort for Points Leader Will Power at Fontana

Fontana, Calif- Will Power keeps leaving the door open for a competitor to come and steal away the Verizon IndyCar Series championship from him. Last week, Power was in command of the title as he could have pretty much wrapped up the championship at Sonoma last weekend. He dominated early on in the race and jumped out to 11.5-second lead before a yellow came out on Lap 29. It was...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Series Not Going Back to Houston in 2015

Fontana, Calif- The Verizon IndyCar Series announced on Friday from Fontana that they will not be returning to the streets of Houston in 2015. The 1.7-mile track has hosted the series the last two years with both being doubleheader formats. But, both sides weren’t able to agree upon a date for next season as the race was in turn left off the schedule. “IndyCar is thankful to...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Team Penske Title Contenders Quickest in Opening Session

Fontana, Calif- The Verizon IndyCar Series is in Fontana for the season finale this weekend as they held the first of two practice sessions on Friday morning in preparation for Saturday night’s MAVTV 500. All the attention so far has been on the three-man championship race between Will Power, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud and that’s why it should come to no surprise that...
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NASCAR: Series Waives 100-Percent Participation Rule as Tony Stewart Eligible for Chase Still

Hampton, GA- Tony Stewart is making a comeback to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart, has missed the last three Sprint Cup Series races at Watkins Glen, Michigan and Bristol due to being a part of a tragic accident involving him and Kevin Ward Jr. back on Aug. 2nd in a sprint car race in upstate New York. Stewart and Ward were...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Tony Stewart Speaks for 1st Time Since Tragic Accident as He’s Still Visibly Shaken Up

Hampton, GA- Tony Stewart has missed the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races due to the tragic accident he was involved in during a sprint car race on Saturday Aug. 2nd with 20-year old Kevin Ward Jr. Stewart, tragically struck Ward with his sprint car ending Ward’s life on the spot. Unfortunately, blame was put everywhere in lieu of the crash as that hit Stewart hard....
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Race in Toronto Not Likely Now in 2015 as Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Likely Destination for Race

Fontana, CA- It’s looking more and more likely that the Verizon IndyCar Series may have to skip racing on the streets of Toronto in 2015. The series has been heading to the scenic course in Canada for the last 29 years as the only time they didn’t run at the Exhibition Course circuit was in 2008 when the unification of Champ Car and IndyCar took place. But, other than that, open...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Tony Stewart Returning to Action This Weekend in Atlanta

Tony Stewart will return to a race car for the first time since that tragic accident on Aug. 2nd in a sprint car race that killed 20-year old Kevin Ward Jr. Stewart, will return to his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ride at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for Stewart/Haas Racing this weekend in his No. 14 Chevrolet. The 43-year old has missed the previous three races as a result of the accident...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Scott Dixon Leads Test at Fontana on Wednesday Night

Fontana, Calif- With there only being a limited amount of time for the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers to be on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway for practice this weekend, the series allowed teams to test at the California track on Wednesday night. During the four hour test, teams were allowed to test different race packages in preparation for Saturday night’s season finale. Last week’s...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Don’t Sleep on Juan Pablo Montoya This Weekend in Fontana

INDIANAPOLIS- Everyone is talking about the Verizon IndyCar Series championship race entering this weekend at Fontana and two of the three Team Penske drivers in Will Power and Helio Castronves. But, one driver that’s not being talked about is their teammate Juan Pablo Montoya. That could prove to be a mistake. Those two will battle for the title, but Montoya may battle for the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Jeff Gordon Favorite This Weekend in Atlanta

It’s been a stellar season for Jeff Gordon. It’s like he’s found the fountain of youth as the 43-year old has three victories this year which is tied for most in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014. With how good of cars Gordon has had this season, there’s no reason to think he can’t win this weekend in Atlanta. 11 of Gordon’s last 14 starts at Atlanta he’s finished...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Series Officially Heading to New Orleans in 2015

INDIANAPOLIS- A new track is coming to the Verizon IndyCar Series circuit in 2015 as the NOLA Motorsports Park was added to next year’s schedule. The event will be held on April 10th-12th and put on by Andretti Sports Marketing on a newly configured 13-turn, 2.67-mile permanent road course layout. ASM currently promotes the race at the Milwaukee Mile and formerly organized...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Could This Be the Last We’ve Seen of Mike Conway in the Series for a While?

INDIANAPOLIS- As of now, Mike Conway is officially rideless in the Verizon IndyCar Series. He had a one-year deal with Ed Carpenter Racing to run the road and street course events in 2014 while sharing a seat with Ed Carpenter as the owner of the team ran only the oval races. The experiment should be graded a solid A+ as it worked out great for both parties. Carpenter, knew he...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Get Your Tickets Now Because 2015 Coke Zero 400 Will Have Limited Availability

NASCAR released their 2015 schedule for all three divisions on Tuesday evening as there were some major changes to it. One of which was moving the Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway from Saturday night in 2015 to a Sunday night primetime event. This move was strictly a TV deal and will only be done next season before moving back to the more traditional Saturday...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: All Smiles Out of Roush/Fenway Camp on a Solid Friday in Michigan

In June, all eyes were on the Roush/Fenway Racing camp as many thought they’d contend for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway. Entering that race, Greg Biffle won two of the last three Sprint Cup Series races at Michigan and had eight top 10′s in the last 11 races there. His RFR teammate Carl Edwards was just as good as he had 11 top...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Jeff Gordon Wins the Pole for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400

Something has gotten into Jeff Gordon this season. After coming out of nowhere last week at Watkins Glen to earn his 75th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole award and keeping his streak of winning a pole in all 22-years of Sprint Cup Series competition, he did it again on Friday afternoon at the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway. No one considered Gordon a favorite to win...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Starting Pure Michigan 400 in the Back of the Pack

Everyone pointed to Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. as favorites to win Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway. Johnson, won at the 2-mile track for the first time in 25 starts back in June while Earnhardt is typically very strong there. But, if Johnson is going to sweep Michigan this year, he and Junior are going to have to come from a long way...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Rookie Chris Buescher Shinging Brightly at Mid-Ohio on Friday

Chris Buescher really had no experience in road course racing until this year’s NASCAR Nationwide Series season. The Texas native grew up racing on mostly ovals with a few road racing events sprinkled in there as he definitely didn’t consider himself a road racing ace. But, he found himself up there with some aces on Friday afternoon as he was in the top three in both Nationwide...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Sam Hornish Jr. Leads the Way in Nationwide Series Practice at Mid-Ohio

The NASCAR Nationwide Series took to the 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Friday afternoon as they prepare for Saturday’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200. It will be their second straight road course event as they ran at the Watkins Glen International circuit in upstate New York just last weekend. Sam Hornish Jr. was quickest on the day as he turned a lap of 95...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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