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Bryan Herta Rallysport Set to Debut in Red Bull GRC

This weekend will mark the competitive debut of the Bryan Herta Rallysport team in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Series. Since the team's formation last fall, co-owners Bryan Herta and Sean Jones have been assembling a championship caliber team of drivers, engineers, mechanics, and corporate partners. This weekend in Ft. Lauderdale, BHR will have a chance to show the motorsports...

Tyler Reddick Earns His Second Win of the Year at Dover

Brad Keselowski Racing’s dominating Friday at Dover International Speedway ended with a sweet sunset. Tyler Reddick, 19, won his second race of the 2015 with a victory in the Lucas Oil 200 after making a pass on Erik Jones with eight laps remaining in the race. With five cautions in the first 100 laps, a mere 21 trucks were running at the finish. Jones dropped to the third position...

RCH Looking for Big Things at Thunder Valley

There’s nothing like pulling into the race track with the defending race winner. Everything works a little better. The bikes run better, the sun shines brighter and the crew walks a little taller. The air is cleaner, crisper. It’s all good.   That’s the scenario for RCH Soaring Eagle/Jimmy John’s/Suzuki Factory Racing as the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series heads for the Rocky...

2014 Platinum Cup Champion Hargrove Returning To Series At Toronto

A Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car has rested quietly in the sparkling lobby of an OpenRoad Auto Group Porsche dealership near Vancouver since late last August.   The car still showed the authentic scars of intense racing, with dirt and specks of rubber covering its sleek skin. Scott Hargrove's name was still on the windshield, as he drove that No. 69 OpenRoad Racing Porsche to the...

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS Going Down Under for a Second Time in 2015

Following their tremendous Australian debut at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide V8 Supercar race in March, the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS will return to the land down under October 23-25 with the addition of Gold Coast 600 V8 Supercar race to its 2015 schedule. Like the Clipsal 500, the SST series and its most prolific drivers will race against Australia’s top...

TRG-AMR and Christina Nielsen Double-Header Weekend in the Motor City

TRG-AMR is heading back to the Motor City, this time with Christina Nielsen piloting a pair of potent Royal Purple|ORION|LaSalle|PassTime USA Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 racing machines around the 2.36 mile temporary street circuit. Nielsen, running in both the IMSA TUDOR GTD and Pirelli World Challenge GTA categories, is set for a busy weekend, the first true doubleheader of the...

Ford, Mazda Join List of Manufacturers Featured on All-New IMSA Mobile App

In recognition of the unparalleled “second-screen” experience provided by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) mobile app, which launched earlier this month, Ford and Mazda have become the latest automotive manufacturers to join the app as official partners alongside BMW, Chevrolet and Porsche. The app is available now on the app store for iOS, Android and Windows...

Burnout World Record Attempt Set at MIR

The Hot Rod Power Tour will attempt to make a Guinness World Record go up in smoke when it rolls into Memphis International Raceway (MIR) on Tuesday, June 9   The Hot Rod Power Tour is an annual trek through America with more than 6,000 classic cars expected to participate in 2015. This year, the tour is journeying from Madison, Wis. to Baton Rouge, La., with one of its overnight...

Rain Briefly Slows Day One of Mid-Ohio Majors

The 13 scheduled qualifying sessions of the U.S. Majors Tour at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course were completed on Friday in preparation for Rounds Three and Four of the Northern and Rounds Five and Six of the Northeastern Conferences. Three qualifying sessions remain to be completed on Saturday morning, as originally scheduled.   A majority of the day's sessions were run under...

Power Breaks Track Record for Pole Start at Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Presented by Quicken Loans

Will Power set the qualifying lap track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. Power, who also set the track record in the season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg with the new Chevrolet road/street aerodynamic bodywork package, recorded a lap of 1 minute, 16.0941 seconds on the 2.35-mile, 14...

Robby Gordon Wins Round 1 at Belle Isle Detroit Grand Prix

Robby Gordon won his first SPEED Energy Stadium Super Truck Series Presented by TRAXXAS race of the 2015 season by overtaking E.J. Viso at the end of the back straight on the final lap in the first of three rounds of racing at the Belle Isle Detroit Grand Prix. The race on the beautiful Belle Isle course was the seventh event of the SST season which is an uncharacteristically long...

Fittipaldi One-Ups Ricky Taylor, Captures Detroit TOTAL Pole Award

Christian Fittipaldi and Ricky Taylor swapped the fastest lap seven times in Friday’s qualifying session for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers. The veteran won out, with Fittipaldi capturing his first TOTAL Pole Award of the season with a track-record lap of one minute, 24.746 seconds (99.828 mph) in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette...

Von Moltke Scores First TOTAL Pole Award In Paul Miller Racing Audi R8 LMS

For much of Friday afternoon, Dion von Moltke wasn’t sure he would even get a chance to qualify after a practice incident in the rain earlier in the day forced Paul Miller Racing and Audi Customer Racing to make repairs to his No. 48 Castrol Edge Audi R8 LMS.   But not only did the team repair the wounded car in time for the qualifying session, von Moltke dug deep and avenged...

Performance Tech Powers to First-Ever PC Pole

 Performance Tech Motorsports will start the Chevrolet SportsCar Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers from the pole position.   James French turned a lap of 1 minute, 29.317 seconds in the No. 38 ORECA FLM09 machine to deliver Performance Tech its first-ever TOTAL Pole Award in the Prototype Challenge class. French edged the No. 11 of Chris ******* by .004 of a...

Lucas Oil 200 results from Dover

FedEx 400 starting lineup at Dover

NSCS: Denny Hamlin Captures Dover Pole

Denny Hamlin captured the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Dover International Speedway. Hamlin posted a fast time of 22.483 seconds, 160.121 mph. in his No. 11 FedEx Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Virginian native will start on the pole for the 21st time of his career. Starting right beside Hamlin will be Martin Truex Jr. in the No. 78 Chevrolet for Furniture...

Lucas Oil 200 starting lineup at Dover

New dad Cassill to drive No 40 CRC Brakleen Chevy at Dover

Hillman Racing today announced that CRC Automotive will be the primary sponsor of the No. 40 CRC BRAKLEEN Chevrolet SS this weekend at Dover International Speedway. CRC, a manufacturer of an extensive arsenal of automotive maintenance repair products, will promote its industry-leading CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner on the Sprint Cup Series entry driven by Landon Cassill in Sunday’s...

Jack Link's and Big Machine Records to sponsor Clint Bowyer No 15 at Pocono

Jack Link’s and Big Machine Records will co-sponsor Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 15 Toyota driven by Clint Bowyer in the June 7 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.  “Snacks, cool music and NASCAR. What a combination! They certainly picked the right driver,” laughed Bowyer. “Think of the party after the race if we win. What would be really cool is if we brought...

NSCS: FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the Dover International Speedway for the 46th annual FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks. The race will serve as the 13th stop on the series schedule of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season. Jimmie Johnson comes into the 1-mile oval track as the defending race winner. A total of 45 drivers are featured on the entry list for the 400-mile race on Sunday...

Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America set for June 13 at MIS

Michigan International Speedway is proud to announce a partnership with Great Clips and Paralyzed Veterans of America to sponsor the June 13 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the track, the Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America.   This innovative partnership continues beyond race weekend. From July 1 through August 8, Great Clips patrons throughout Michigan, Northern...

New catch fence and seating changes highlight off-season projects at Dover International Speedway

Race fans and competitors arriving in Dover for the May 29-31, 2015 race weekend may notice the addition, and subtraction, of a few things they saw when they last visited the Monster Mile. The Speedway’s maintenance and operations departments, along with a bevy of outside contractors, have been busy preparing the property for the upcoming spring race weekend. The highlights include...

At Dover, Johnson aims to join exclusive club

Just four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers have amassed 10 or more wins at a single track. They are all NASCAR Hall of Famers. Richard Petty (15 at Martinsville and North Wilkesboro, 13 at Richmond, 11 at Rockingham and 10 at Daytona), Darrell Waltrip (12 at Bristol, 11 at Martinsville and 10 at North Wilkesboro), Dale Earnhardt (10 at Talladega) and David Pearson (10 at Darlington...

Wallace to Dash 4 Cash at Dover

Darrell Wallace Jr. set a lofty goal before his first full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series season. He did not simply hope to perform well. He set his mind on capturing the series championship. "Chase Elliott set the bar high," Wallace said in February. "Before coming into a new series (a goal) would be like, 'Finish top five in the points, get a win.' (Now it's) a championship. That's...
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