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Welp. We’ll have to wait at least one more day. Kyle Busch dominated the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, but an uncontrolled tire penalty with about 40 laps remaining cost him the lead and ultimately, the race. Cole Custer ended up winning and Busch finished second. Had Busch won, it...

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The No. 8 Toyota Gazoo Racing LMP1 car, driven by Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima, and Sebastien Buemi, won its first FIA World Endurance Championship race since last year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans at Sebring International Raceway on Friday night. The No. 8 led every lap after starting from the pole and setting a track...

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — When Ryan Newman discussed his prediction for what the new aero package would look like at ISM Raceway before Sunday’s Ticket Guardian 500, he compared it to IndyCar racing. This weekend’s package featured an eight-inch tall spoiler and 750 horsepower. Goodyear also brought a tire compound that was expected to wear fast...

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If you didn’t know who Felix Rosenqvist was before Sunday’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, you certainly know now. Rosenqvist, in his IndyCar Series debut with Chip Ganassi Racing, finished fourth after starting there and leading 31 of 110 laps. He had a brilliant start to the race where he overtook his teammate Scott Dixon...

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New Mexico Motorsports Report, 3/9/2019

March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

New Mexico Motorsports Report, 3/9/2019...

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Don’t hold your breath if you’re waiting to see Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell face disciplinary action after their fight on pit road during Friday’s qualifying session. Suarez said McDowell held him up during his qualifying run in Round 1. Then as an attempt at retaliation, McDowell said Suarez tried to wreck...

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — If you’ve never heard of Quin Houff before this weekend, don’t worry — you’re not the only one. Houff, 21, is making his NASCAR Cup Series debut in the Spire Motorsports No. 77 car at ISM Raceway. He’s expected to run about 15 events and possibly more if sponsorship allows. Houff has...

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Entering the 2019 NASCAR season, Ross Chastain knew he might be the busiest driver in the garage. Chastain is running the full Cup Series schedule with Premium Motorsports and the full Xfinity Series schedule with JD Motorsports and Kaulig Racing. He’s also racing with Niece Motorsports in the Truck Series on a...

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New Mexico Motorsports Report, 3/2/2019

March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

How effective will IndyCar’s AFP device be?

February 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, INDYCAR introduced its latest technology designed to give more protection to the cockpit area of its cars. The Advanced Frontal Protection, a titanium device made by Dallara, will make its debut at an Indianapolis 500 test on April 24. The device is a little more than three inches tall and about three-quarters of...

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