INDYCAR: Multitude of Post-Event Penalties Announced Following Chevrolet Dual in Detroit

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Bret Kelley/IndyCar photo — INDYCAR announced Wednesday a number of post-race infractions following the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit doubleheader, which was held May 30-31 at The Raceway at Belle Isle Park in Detroit. INDYCAR officials fined driver Stefano Coletti of KV Racing Technology $10,000 and placed him on probation for three races for violating Rule …

INDYCAR: Rain-Master; Munoz Grabs First Win in Race 1 at Belle Isle

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DETROIT — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Carlos Munoz earned his first career Verizon IndyCar Series victory on Saturday as severe weather prompted a red flag with 47 of 70 scheduled laps complete in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans on the 2.35-mile, 14-turn Raceway at Belle Isle Park. Munoz, 23, joins …

SST: Viso Slides to Soggy Stadium Super Truck Win in Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Race Two

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DETROIT – official series release — SST photo — Venezuela’s E.J. Viso won his fourth Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix SPEED Energy Stadium Super Truck Series Presented by TRAXXAS race in five attempts Saturday by making a last-lap pass on 17-year-old Scotty Steele in a driving rainstorm. The wet conditions around the 2.35-mile street circuit made driving conditions extremely slippery which …

STADIUM TRUCKS: Viso Pulls Off Weekend Sweep in Detroit

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DETROIT – official release — Al Steinberg photo — E.J. Viso completed a weekend sweep of three Menards Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS races, taking Sunday’s race in front of a massive audience at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Viso’s Momo/Gridstar truck dominated a weekend of thrilling truck racing. “I am obviously starting to feel more comfortable with the …

STADIUM TRUCKS: Viso Goes Two-for-Two in Detroit

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DETROIT — official release — E.J. Viso took his second Menards Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS victory in as many days at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Saturday, besting 16-year-old Scotty Steele by 1.540 seconds in the high-flying Stadium Super Trucks. Viso, 29, inherited the lead from Steele on lap three of five around the 2.35-mile race circuit, and …

STADIUM TRUCKS: Viso Flies to Opening Day Win in Detroit

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DETROIT – official release — Al Steinberg photo — Venezuela’s E.J. Viso drove his Menards Formula Off-Road Presented TRAXXAS truck to victory lane Friday at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Viso, driving the No. 19 Momo/Gridstar-sponsored truck, inherited the lead from teammate Henrique Cisneros in the No. 91 Momo/Gridstar truck after he took the first of two consecutive metal …