Maynard Troyer – Another Good One Gone

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Mooresville, N.C. — The hearts of the racing community throughout the northeast and the world of stock car racing are hurting as news spreads of legendary asphalt modified builder and racer Maynard Troyer’s passing on Thursday at the age of 79. Troyer, from Spencerport, New York, built and raced asphalt modifieds in the late 1960’s until 1982, when he retired …

Van Gisbergen Wins Wild Race at Pukekohe

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand — After an eventful race, Shane Van Gisbergen took Saturday’s race at the ITM Auckland Supersprint. “I’m glad the weather held off, put on a great race,” Van Gisbergen said. “We were a bit lucky with the safety car, it hurt us at Bathurst. It’s awesome, it goes both ways.” Qualifying was a torrentially wet affair, leading …

Hamilton Has Fun On Way to Victory in Austin

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AUSTIN, Tex. — Lewis Hamilton opened up his World Championship lead to 67 points over Sebastian Vettel by winning the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas on Sunday. Hamilton drove a clean race, protecting his tires in the final stage of the race as Vettel pitted for a new set of tires. “First of all, I want …

18 + 186 = 91; Busch Wins the XFINITY Race at Bristol for the Ninth Time

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch won the Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, leading 186 laps en route to collecting his 91st career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory and fifth XFINITY Series win of 2017 in the process. “We had a great car,” Busch said post-race. “All our guys at Joe Gibbs Racing did a phenomenal job …

MENCS: Brad Keselowski Backs Up Atlanta Win With Pole At Las Vegas

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One week after Brad Keselowski brought his No.2 Miller Lite Ford to Victory Lane at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, he doubles down and backs up his performance with his first Coors Light Pole Award of the 2017 season at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and will lead the field to green Sunday afternoon for the Kobalt 400.

VASC: Van Gisbergen’s Weekend Continues With Pole in Qualifying

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Adelaide, South Australia — Shane Van Gisbergen’s magic Clipsal 500 Adelaide weekend continues, as the reigning series champion will go last in the Armor All Top Ten Shootout after setting the provisional pole in Sunday’s qualifying with a 1:19.295. Red Bull Holden Racing Team teammate Jamie Whincup qualified second. Whincup said he was pleased with the performance, but still was …

AMA SX: Tomac Rockets To Second Consecutive Supercross Victory In Oakland

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Eli Tomac charged through the field to earn his second consecutive Monster Energy Supercross victory before 47,061 fans Saturday night at the Oakland Alameda Coliseum. In the Western Regional 250SX Class, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Justin Hill kept his recent wave of momentum going by capturing his third consecutive victory, which gave him the point lead for the …