TRANS-AM: Series Adds Detroit to 2016 Schedule; Joins IndyCar Weekend at Belle Isle

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DETROIT — official series release — Trans-Am Series photo — The Trans-Am Series will make its return to Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Mich., this year during the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix on June 3-5, 2016. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016, the Trans-Am Series will return to Detroit for the first time in 15 years as it …

AMA SX: Dungey Leads Supercross Field to Detroit With Historic Podium Streak in Hand

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ELLENTON, Fla. – official series release — Jeff Kardas/AMA Supercross photo — While RCH Soaring Eagle/Jimmy John’s/Suzuki Factory Racing’s Ken Roczen enjoyed the spoils of victory at the previous stop of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, defending 450SX class champion and current points leader Ryan Dungey continued his historic start to the 2016 season, setting a new all-time mark in consecutive …

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 …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — 8Star Motorsports photo — A live interview with Scott Hargrove, who has inked an eleventh hour deal to race for 8Star Motorsports in this weekend’s Indy Lights season-opener at St. Petersburg, highlights tonight’s round of Motorsports Madness, beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern on the Performance Motorsports Network. Hargrove will join co-hosts …

AMA SX: Tomac Takes Down Dungey in Detroit, Wins His Second 450SX Main Event of 2015 Season

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DETROIT – official series release — AMA Supercross photo — GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac captured his second Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race of the season on Saturday night at Ford Field in front of 46,141 fans. GEICO Honda’s Justin Bogle raced to his first Eastern Regional 250SX Class win of the season, leading all 15 laps …

AMA SX: Dungey Carrying Momentum of Three Straight Victories into Detroit’s Ford Field

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AURORA, Ill. — official series release — Kandy Photos photo — After winning three consecutive Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, races for the first time in his career, Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey will look to make it four in-a-row as he chases his first-ever 450SX Class win at Detroit’s Ford Field on Saturday night. Dungey’s Eastern …

INDYCAR: Quicken Loans Returns as Sponsor of Belle Isle Doubleheader

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DETROIT – official release — Fans will once again get a chance to double their pleasure next year at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, May 29-31, 2015 at beautiful Belle Isle Park thanks in part to Quicken Loans. For the third consecutive year, the Motor City will host a Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader race weekend with full championship …

GRC: Global Rallycross Drops Detroit Race; Extends LA Round to Three-Day Doubleheader

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LOS ANGELES — official release — Red Bull Global Rallycross has announced an adjustment to its 2014 event calendar, effective immediately. Red Bull Global Rallycross Los Angeles, previously scheduled for Sept. 19-20 on the Port of Los Angeles, will be extended to a three-day event, replacing the series’ round in Detroit scheduled for Aug. 2-3. Red Bull Global Rallycross Los …

INDYCAR: IndyCar Announces Post-Detroit Penalties

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INDIANAPOLIS – official IndyCar announced its post-event infractions from the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit, which was held May 31 and June 1 at The Raceway at Belle Isle Park in Detroit. IndyCar officials have fined Team Penske $5,000 for a technical violation on its No. 2 Verizon IndyCar Series entry driven by Juan Pablo Montoya. The entrant was found …

INDYCAR: Castroneves Completes Team Penske Sweep in Detroit; Ties Rick Mears on All-Time Win List

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DETROIT — official release — Al Steinberg photo — Helio Castroneves climbed the fence at Belle Isle again — 14 years after his signature victory celebration was born following his first Indy car win in 2000 in the Motor City. Castroneves’ climb on June 1 was in honor of his 29th Indy car victory after winning Dual 2 of the …

TUSC: Westbrook Tops Field for Detroit Prototype Pole

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DETROIT – official release — Richard Dole/LAT photo — A revolving door in Prototype (P) qualifying Friday on the Detroit Belle Isle street circuit resulted in seven lead changes during a heated 15-minute session. When the door stopped, the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Racing Corvette DP driven by Richard Westbrook had captured the TOTAL Pole Award for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports …

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 …