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Porsche Claims 1-2 in 24 Hours of Le Mans

This past weekend, sports car racing held its biggest event of the entire year, the 24 Hours of Le Mans in Northwestern France.  While the biggest story of the week revolved around Ford’s announcement that it is creating a four-car assault on the GTE-class (two in TUSC’s GT-Le Mans class and …

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Porsche Sweeps Top Three in Le Mans Qualifying, Corvette Racing Withdraws One Car

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On Thursday night, the final qualifying sessions were held for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, due to start at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.  Unfortunately for the top teams, conditions were not really conducive to improving times.  As a result, most of the fastest drivers from Wednesday’s first session stood …

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Pace Laps: Finally, Milestones, Big Home Track Wins & Rainy Days

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Sprint Cup: Fourth Time’s The Charm – Finally. Martin Truex, Jr. took his next step toward title contention this season by doing what race winners do: close the deal. Three straight times, Truex had led the most laps in a Cup Series race only to come up short. At Kansas, it was …

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Gallagher, Crafton Head up Truck Series Practice Sessions at TMS

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On Thursday, the Camping World Truck Series took to Texas Motor Speedway for two practice sessions in preparation for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400k.  With the short field (now up to 30 entrants instead of the 27 on the initial entry list), everyone will qualify.  Regardless, speed and handling …

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Pace Laps: Mediocre Monster, Trouble Teammates and Bad Calls

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Sprint Cup: No Passing Zone – When even winner Jimmie Johnson says, “rough race today” then you know conditions were difficult at Dover. The Monster Mile was simply mediocre. NASCAR’s new rules package meshed with aerodynamic awfulness and the result was that passing was near impossible. At times, during 15-lap …

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