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AAA NHRA Midwest Nationals Finals Quarter Round Results

Top Fuel: Big win for Brandon Bernstein who went side by side to barely win. He will face top qualifier Antron Brown in the semi final. “It was a great run,” said Bernstein, ” It is really tough out there and to beat Tony [Schumacher] is special.” CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS NHRA Quarter final round action at Gateway Moptorsports Park

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AAA NHRA Midwest Nationals Finals 1st round results

It is another beautiful day and a full house in the stands at Gateway Motorsports Park. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS NHRA 1st round action at Gateway Moptorsports Park

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Day 2 – AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

NHRA has returned to St. Louis at Gateway Motorsports Park to delight of a huge crowd on hand for day 2 of the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. The grandstands were packed as the NHRA as Saturday qualifying is now complete. The weather is absolutely perfect with temperatures around 75 degrees and there was not a cloud in the sky. ...

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Johnson Wins the Brickyard 400

Jimmie Johnson joins an elite list of racing legends who have won four races at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Johnson’s hero growing up in California was Indy car racer 4-time Indy 500 winner, Rick Mears. “I was just hoping to race here sometime, “said Johnson. “To come here and win is a huge honor.” Huge was the leads he ...

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Carl Edwards to start on front row for Brickyard 400

Carl Edwards, qualified in second position, starting on the pole for 2012 Brickyard 400. Here is a post-qualifying interview with Edwards: Q. I heard you out on pit road talking about all the effort that everybody has put in the last few days, and just talk about how that played out here today with a good qualifying effort. CARL EDWARDS: ...

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Keselowski Wins the Inaugural Indy 250

Brad Keselowski wins the Inaugural Indy 250, followed by teammate Sam Hornish Jr. Both are members of Penske Racing. Car owner Roger Penske finally wins a stock car race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Spreedway where he has had so much success in Indy Car racing. “I’ve been watching races here since I was a kid in Michigan,” said Keselowski. ...

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Kahne Wins Nationwide Pole at Indy

Kasey Kahne won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Inaugural Indiana 250 with a lap of 51.054 seconds, 176.284 mph. This is his ninth pole in 186 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. This is his first pole and seventh top-10 in 2012. This is his first pole and series start at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch placed second posting ...

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Kimmel wins 75th career ARCA race at Lucas Oil Raceway

Frank Kimmel won the Messina Wildlife Animal Stopper 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, capturing his 75th career ARCA series win. In addition, Kimmel ended a streak of 75 races without a win. “This is a great win for me and the [Frank] Kimmel family,” said Kimmel. Kimmel started the race in 8th position and was not a major ...

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Bourdais & Popow Win Rolex Sports Car Race at the Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Sebastien Bourdais and Alex Popow won the Inaugural Brickyard Grand Prix on Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Bourdais, who drove the anchor leg for Starworks Motorsport in the #2 Soloson Ford/Riley, pulled away on the final restart on the 2.534-mile Indy road course to clinch the win. “It’s amazing, sitting here in first place at the Brickyard ...

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Curran & Lawson win Inaugural Brickyard Sports Car Challenge

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Eric Curran and Lawson Aschenbach won the inaugural Brickyard Sports Car Challenge at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Rain played havoc with the Brickyard Sports Car Challenge Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Usually the sports cars run in the rain but a heavy downpour brought out a full course red flag because of standing water on the track and ...

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Santos wins the USAC Traxxas Silver Crown Series race at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE USAC PHOTOS FROM LUCAS OIL RACEWAY PARK! Indianapolis, IN – Bobby Santos won the J.D. Byrider 100, round five of the 2012 USAC Traxxas Silver Crown Championship held at Lucas Oil Raceway. The win was historic because it was 300th USAC race held at race track. Santos won going wire-to-wire. There was little drama for the ...

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Menard Wins the Brickyard 400

Paul Menard won the Brickyard 400 racing for Richard Childress racing. For 30 years the John Menard family has been trying to win at Indianapolis and his son Paul finally won at the famous race track. “I’ve been coming here since I was a little kid. My dad has been coming here for 35 years,” said Menard. “This is for ...

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Keslowski Wins the Nationwide Kroger 200

Brad Keslowski won the Kroger 200 at the Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. “I am going to have to go back and watch this race again,” said Keslowski. “I am not sure how it all happened.” How it happened was the race was dominated by pole sitter Ricky Stenhouse Jr. who led for 189 laps of the race. But after ...

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David Ragan Wins the Brickyard 400 pole

David Ragan won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 18th annual Brickyard 400 with a lap of 49.182 seconds, 182.994 mph. “It will be cool to lead the pack tomorrow,” Ragan said. “Any type of accomplishments you get here is cool and I couldn’t be more happy to have Ned [Jarratt] here sitting besides me.” This is Ragan’s second ...

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