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Posted On May 30, 2015By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Headline News

Action Express wins in Detroit

Action Express racing ensured that Chevrolet was riding high in the motor city today as they claimed victory at Belle Isle in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic. It is the fourth year in succession where a Corvette bodied Daytona Prototype has won on the tricky street circuit, the Tudor Series’ Balance of Performance clearly keeping the balance of power tilted towards the DP side of the field. Eric Curran started from fifth and quickly made ground on the leaders and got the car up to third by the first caution.Read More
DOVER, Del. – Tyler Reddick had a score to settle with Dover International Speedway, and on Friday he did just that, winning the Lucas Oil 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in his second start at the Monster Mile. Reddick passed Erik Jones on Lap 193 of 200 and finished 1.255 seconds ahead of Daniel Suarez, who drove past third-place finisher Jones in the closing laps to take the runner-up spot. The victory was Reddick’s second of the season in the No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford, and inRead More
DOVER, Del.–-On the final run in the final seconds of the third and final round of Friday’s knockout qualifying session at Dover International Speedway, Denny Hamlin knocked Martin Truex Jr. off the pole for Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race (1 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1). The last driver to post a time, Hamlin toured the Monster Mile in 22.483 seconds (160.121 mph) in his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to earn his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season and theRead More
Will Power edged teammate Helio Castroneves and set a lap record in qualifying in the final minutes of the Firestone Fast Six to take the pole for race 1 at the Raceway at Belle Isle. Power elected to wait until the final few minutes to take his shot at the pole while Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, Takuma Sato and Simon Pagenaud all took to the track right away. Castroneves laid down a lap of 1:16.1200 that looked relatively safe to keep the pole but Power was not to beRead More
Helio Castroneves 2015 Long Beach

Posted On May 29, 2015By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, IndyCar

IndyCar Dual in Detroit Preview

Fresh off of an exciting Indianapolis 500, the stars and cars of the Verizon IndyCar Series have arrived in Detroit, Michigan for a double-header weekend: The Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. Held in the birthplace of American automobile manufacturing, the event itself has an on-and-off history and a checkered past. Many drivers, past and present, have a love-hate relationship with Detroit. he first incarnation of the Detroit Grand Prix was held in 1982 as a Formula One race. A temporary street course was built in theRead More
James Hinchcliffe was released from IU Health Methodists Hospital in Indianapolis on May 26 and is now recovering at his Indianapolis home. The Canadian spent eight days in the hospital following an injury suffered during practice for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 that caused severe trauma in his left thigh and pelvis. A piece of the right front suspension failed which sent the #5 Arrow Electronics Honda into the turn 3 SAFER barrier and a piece of suspension penetrated the cockpit, causing Hinchcliffe’s injuries. He is expected toRead More

Posted On May 26, 2015By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Daly called in for Detroit

Conor Daly will get another opportunity to race in the Verizon IndyCar Series for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in this weekend’s Chevrolet Dual in Detroit. He will drive the #5 Arrow Electronics Honda in place of James Hinchcliffe, who is still on the mend from a devastating crash during practice for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Daly drove in a third car for SPM Motorsports in the Indianapolis 500 but didn’t have the opportunity to even turn a lap. The fuel cell began to leak during the parade laps,Read More
CONCORD, N.C. – Will the mystery winner of Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 enter and sign in please? Hint: It’s the guy who does back flips every time he takes the checkered flag. But for the first 370 of 400 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway, no one would have picked Carl Edwards or his No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota as the likely winner of the season’s 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Martin Truex Jr., Kurt Busch and Denny Hamlin had spent the lion’s share of time at the headRead More
Sage Karam was knocked out in opening lap of the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 after contact with A.J. Foyt Racing’s Takuma Sato. The Chip Ganassi Racing Rookie of the Year candidate was clearly upset with Sato and voiced his opinion of the accident. “I don’t know what Sato’s doing. Kind of a bonehead move. He sees me and (Ryan) Hunter-Reay side by side and the first lap he’s trying to make it three-wide. I just don’t get it. “The track’s clean right now, it’s swept so there’s noRead More
Juan Pablo Montoya joined a long list of multiple winners of the Indianapolis 500 after a thrilling battle with teammate Will Power over the course of the final 20 laps. Montoya was the story of the race from the very beginning after he had a major moment on the first restart of the day. Simona de Silvestro ran into the back of Montoya’s Verizon Chevrolet, destroying the left rear wheel pod. The ensuing extended yellow flag allowed Montoya to come down pit road for repairs and relegated him to 30thRead More