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Ed Carpenter: CFH Racing could have four cars in 500 Teams that recently merged will have Chevrolet power for 2015 Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1u8mbkP Ed Carpenter has won the pole for the past two Indianapolis 500s; he could have three teammates at next year's race. The recent merger of two small Verizon IndyCar Series teams could form a large presence at next year's Indianapolis 500, team co-owner Ed Carpenter said Wednesday.
5 hrs ago | Paddock Talk
This Week's SYLVANIA/Menards Chevrolet at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 485 during the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Paul J. Bergstrom Associated Press Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. Aric Almirola was running sixth Sunday, just 37 laps short of the finish line at Chicagoland Speedway, when his engine exploded in a flume of fire and oil.
Alex Job Racing may win the IMSA TUDOR United Sports Car Championship GTD class title, even though it's quite an uphill battle since the series mistook its GTD Porsche race car for another white Porsche GTLM racer at Sebring last March. During the waning stages of the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, the white No.
Recuperating IndyCar rookie Aleshin attributes big Aug. 29 crash to setting sun Released from hospital, 27-year-old is still experiencing discomfort, especially when he laughs Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1u4zX7R Mikhail Aleshin has seen the video of his horrific Aug. 29 crash in IndyCar's season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway, and he's okay with it. The series rookie lost control in Turn 3 during the final practice for the MAVTV 500.
Speedway, Make-A-Wish make dream come true by restoring19-year-old's convertible After enduring treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, J.D. Casper gets surprise of his life Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1u3K5ho Make a Wish recipient JD Casper, 19 and his family with IndyCar driver JR Hildebrand after he receives his wish of a restored 1973 Pontiac Grand Ville two-door convertible at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.. Casper is fighting Hodgkins lymphoma.
The 2014 race season may be over, but that didn't mean it was time for Rising Star Racing drivers Josef Newgarden, Spencer Pigot and Neil Alberico to hang up their helmets just yet. Just a few weeks after the end to a stellar season for all three drivers, including a Pro Mazda Championship title for Pigot, the three were back in race mode over the weekend testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Chicagoland Speedway race proved to be a challenging one for Leavine Family Racing and Michael McDowell. Going into the race weekend, the team had set its sights on a Top-25 finish in the MyAFibStory.com 400, but with a non-responsive race car the team had to work hard throughout the entire race in order to secure the best finish the car was capable of.
But with 12 of the 16 Chase drivers finishing in the top 15 positions Sunday, and with just 29 points separating those 12 drivers, the Chase for the Sprint Cup is still a wide-open affair. - or anyone else who might overtake him - close in the points.
NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series - While the NHRA Safety Safari cleaned up an accident that happened during the first round of Pro Stock eliminations , the rains came to zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina, causing the postponement of the remainder of the event until this weekend's AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex near Dallas. The remaining eliminations for Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle will be completed during qualifying on Friday and Saturday, September 19th and 20th.
Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the checkered flag as he brought home a 30th-place finish in the No. 26 Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota Camry at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Sunday afternoon.
Hankook Tire driver Fredric Aasbo brought home a first place victory this past weekend at Formula Drift Round 6: Showdown at Texas Motor Speedway, his second victory of the season. Aasbo was accompanied on the podium by Hankook Tire driver Forrest Wang who rounded out the weekend's racing with a third place finish.
The final push towards championships in several major auto racing series around the country began last weekend, with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leading the charge at Chicagoland Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing took advantage of a break late in the race as the single car team dashed from two laps down to a 14th-place finish in Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. "The finish wasn't what we wanted, but we made something good out of it," said Truex.
If Kyle Larson can't race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, he's certainly not going to allow his fellow competitors to forget about him. Larson led 20 laps and finished third at Chicagoland Speedway after battling with Chasers Jeff Gordon and Kevin Harvick, who finished second and fifth, respectively.
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Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:05 am
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