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Kyle Busch swept the Brickyard 400 weekend winning both the NASCAR Xfinity race and the Sprint Cup race
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Race winner Lewis Hamilton celebrates.
Ryan Newman spins
Cars lineup for the start of the Brickyard 400 with 60,000 to 70,000 in attendance
John Force got back in the winner's circle in Funny Car Sunday
Petty Racing's Brian Scott spins
The Mercedes battle the Red Bulls in Turn 1 at the Hungaroring. After that the Mercedes pulled away and put on a boring parade light years ahead of the field
IMSA: Lime Rock
The winning Corvettes battle with a Ganassi Ford GT
Richard Prince for GM
The drivers of the winning #1 Porsche 919, (L to R) Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley
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Torrence, Worsham, Butner, Krawiec On Pole At Sonoma
Andrew Hines Wins NHRA Pro Bike Battle event
Andrew Hines raced to his second career NHRA Pro Bike Battle win during the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday. Hines, received a $7,500 payday in the all-star bonus race featuring the top eight Pro Stock Motorcycles in the category. In other racing, Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Del Worsham (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) earned No. 1 qualifying positions at Sonoma Raceway and will lead their classes into Sunday's 11 a.m. eliminations at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Erik Jones Wins Third Xfinity Race Of The Season
by Pete McCole
NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Erik Jones added another milestone to his remarkable season on Saturday night, winning the U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway third victory of the year. Jones ran down race leader Ty Dillon with 15 laps to go and then stretched his fuel for the final laps to secure his fifth-career Xfinity Series victory and spoil Dillon's chance to end his nearly two-year winless streak. Elliott Sadler finished in third place, followed by Brennan Poole and Dakoda Armstrong.
Jeff Gordon Happy In His Role As Substitute Driver
Since Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s immediate future is in the hands of doctors, it's appropriate that his substitute driver, Jeff Gordon, has also been brought in for a second opinion. Not a medical opinion, mind you. But Gordon is invaluable in his role as a consultant for Hendrick Motorsports, and now that he's behind the wheel of Earnhardt's No. 88 Chevrolet, his opinions of the organization's performance are all the more informed.
IndyCar Mid-Ohio Saturday Press Conference
1 - Simon Pagenaud
2 - Will Power
3 - Josef Newgarden
4 - Ryan Hunter-Reay
5 - Charlie Kimball
6 - Graham Rahal
William Byron Scores Fifth Truck Series Victory
Breaks Record Set In 2000
Rookie William Byron collected his record-breaking fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season in the Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday afternoon, beating a mark set by Kurt Busch that has stood since 2000. Byron led 44 of 60 laps at the "Tricky Triangle" and stretched out his final tank of fuel for 35 laps to take the checkered flag over Cameron Hayley.
Pagenaud nips Power for pole in Mid-Ohio
IndyCar Honda 200 at Mid-Ohio
Simon Pagenaud set a new track record in winning pole for the Honda 200 IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio with a lap of 1m03.870s to beat his Penske teammate Will Power by just 0.0681s. Josef Newgarden will start 3rd 1/4 sec. behind Pagenaud with Ryan Hunter-Reay and Charlie Kimball rounding out the top-5. Local favorite Graham Rahal will lineup 6th.
Speed wins D.C. GRC Race
by Brian Carroccio
Scott Speed completed a dominant weekend in winning today's Washington D.C. Red Bull Global Rallycross race. The reigning series champion drove the No. 41 Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Beetle to the lead in the first turn and led the entire way. Bryan Herta Rallysport's Patrik Sandell was second with Tanner Foust placing the sister Andretti Beetle on the final podium spot after an entertaining scrap with Brian Deegan.
German GP Saturday Press Conference
1 - Nico Rosberg (Mercedes),
2 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes),
3 - Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull).
Update on Acura NSX GT Project
From Mid-OhioAn interview with:
Art St. Cyr, president of Honda Performance Development
Lee Niffenegger, project leader on the NSX GT project
Rosberg wins German GP pole
Mercedes 1-2 again
Nico Rosberg overcame electrical problems early in Q3 to beat his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the pole for the German GP at Hockenheim. Rosberg's lap of 1m14.363s was 1/10th faster than Hamilton and 3/10ths faster than Red Bull's Daniel Riccardo in third. Max Verstappen was 4/10ths back in fourth while Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen rounded out the top-5 8/10ths behind Rosberg.
IndyCar Mid-Ohio Friday Press Conference
Truex Jr. wins pole at Pocono
Local favorite from NJ
Martin Truex Jr. stormed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday's qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Pocono Raceway. Truex logged a fast lap of 179.244 mph in the Furniture Row Racing No. 78 Toyota on the 2.5-mile triangular track. He'll start first in Sunday's Pennsylvania 400, the 21st of 36 points-paying races for the circuit this year. The Coors Light Pole Award is Truex's third of the season, his first at Pocono and the 10th of his Sprint Cup career.
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