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Simon Pagenaud on pole at Mid-Ohio

FROM INDYCAR.COM  LEXINGTON, Ohio – With the threat of afternoon thunderstorms at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Verizon IndyCar Series teams were in for a nail-biting Verizon P1 Award qualifying session Saturday afternoon. When the dust settled, Simon Pagenaud earned his sixth pole of the season in the No. 22 ...

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William Byron celebrates winning the Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway on July 30, 2016 (photo courtesy of Getty Images for NASCAR).

William Byron adds to historic rookie season with Pocono win

By Amanda Vincent William Byron added another win to his tally on Saturday, winning the fifth race of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season in the Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. The five-win mark gives Byron the Truck Series record for most wins by a rookie. "Just to get one is ha ...

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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates capturing the pole for the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway on July 29, 2016 (photo courtesy of Getty Images for NASCAR).

Martin Truex Jr. takes pole at Pocono

By AMANDA VINCENT Martin Truex Jr. claimed the pole for Sunday's Pennsylvania 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., by turning in a 50.211-second/179.244 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying at the track on Friday. It's his third pole of the season but his first-caree ...

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Kurt Busch wins at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2016 (photo courtesy of Getty Images for NASCAR).

Kurt Busch could make history at Pocono

By AMANDA VINCENT   When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series last raced at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., on June 5, Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch ended the day in victory lane for his first, and to this point only, win of the 2016 season. When the series races the track affectionately known as the "Tricky ...

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NASCAR brings back aero package for Michigan

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR introduced aerodynamic rules changes for Sprint Cup Series cars in the June race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn and the race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta in July to further reduce downforce. The sanctioning body announced on Thursday that those rules changes would be uti ...

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Xfinity Series: go back to Indy short track and take Truck Series with you

In the days since the Indianapolis Motor Speedway race weekend that culminated in Sunday’s running of the Brickyard 400, ahem, the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard, most of the talk, aside from Kyle Busch’s dominance and Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon’s joint tribute lap, has been how boring the racing was on Sunday, and Saturday in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race, for that matter. Of course, Busch’s dominance played into that. After all, he dominated both of the weekend races. On Saturday, he led all 20 laps of his heat race and then led all but one lap of the 60-lap main. And when you get right down to it, the only reason Brendan Gaughan led the other lap was because he stayed out an extra lap during a cycle of green-flag stops. Then, fast-forward to the main [...]
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