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The first big wreck of Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 took place just 25 laps into the scheduled 200-lap event when Danica Patrick lost control. Justin Allgaier could not avoid Patrick and slammed into her car. Others collected in the wreck were Michael Annett, Trevor Bayne, Martin Truex Jr., Matt Kenseth and Aric Almirola.
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Race winner Jeff Gordon gets doused
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Juan Montoya smashes a cake in Will Power's face while Tony Kanaan ties up his arms
After smashing a cake in race winner Will Power's face, Montoya and Kanaan pour champagne down his firesuit
Andrea Iannone pops a wheelie
The podium, from left Montoya (2nd), Power (1st) and Kanaan (3rd)
Jeff Gordon puts the winning move on Joey Logano on the final restart
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Adorable offsprint - Scott Dixon's daughter Poppy and the late Dan Wheldon's son Sebastian, both born in 2009, hang out together in Milwaukee
James Hinchcliffe's Pit Babes
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IndyCar Milwaukee postscript
by Brian Carroccio
After what had been a rather whacky stretch of seven races, from the Houston doubleheader weekend in late June to Mid-Ohio two, a little order was restored to the Verizon IndyCar Series this past Sunday in Milwaukee. There were no roll-the-dice fuel strategies, no varying weather conditions, no late race cautions allowing teams to put fresh tires on the car, and no surprise winners from deep in the field.
Carl Edwards Joins Joe Gibbs Racing for 2015
by Pete McCole
NASCAR's worst-kept secret has finally been revealed and one of the sport's most coveted free-agents is now off the market. Joe Gibbs Racing announced today they have signed Carl Edwards to a multi-year deal to drive for a new fourth car to their Sprint Cup team for the 2015 season. Edwards will drive the no. 19 Toyota Camry with sponsorship from telecommunications company ARRIS Group, Inc. for 17 races.
Saleen does the Tesla Model S one better
Saleen FOURSIXTEEN performance electric breaks cover
From the same automotive performance brand that brought the true American Supercar, the S7, Saleen has once again set precedence for a vehicle of epic proportions. The Tesla Model S based Saleen FOURSIXTEEN performance electric car was shown for the first time at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Breaking down the IndyCar Series Championship
by Brian Carroccio
After Sunday’s ABC Supply Wisconsin 250, the potential championship contenders is down to six drivers mathematically still alive. Realistically? That might be a different story. But if you're looking for someone to breakdown the various scenarios; if you're looking for make sense of double-points
, tiebreakers, bonus points, and the whole two races but three races worth of points cluster, AutoRacing1 has you covered.
Morgan Lucas Wins at Brainerd
Funny Car and Pro Stock Finals Postponed
Morgan Lucas raced to his third Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Fuel victory in spectacular fashion Sunday to close out the rain-drenched NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Brainerd International Raceway. The Funny Car final round between John Force and Ron Capps, along with the Pro Stock semifinals and final was postponed by NHRA officials due to darkness and inclement weather following a day filled with multiple rain delays.
IndyCar Milwaukee Sunday Press Conference
1-2-3 Chevy sweepDrivers
1st Will Power
2nd Juan Montoya
3rd Tony Kanaan
Power dominates in Milwaukee
by Tim Wohlford
Will Power drove a dominant race Sunday on the Milwaukee Mile to win the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 IndyCar race over his teammate Juan Montoya and Ganassi's Tony Kanaan. Power now has a 39 point lead over Helio Castroneves with just two races remaining. Scott Dixon was 4th and Josef Newgarden rounded out the top-5
Gordon wins from pole in Michigan
NASCAR Sprint Cup
Jeff Gordon passed Joey Logano on a restart with 17 laps to go and held off the field to win the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. Gordon has 91 career wins on the premier circuit, which ranks first among active drivers and third all-time. It was the third time he's won at Michigan, and the first time in over 13 years.
Brown, Force, Johnson On Pole at Brainerd
Top Fuel driver Antron Brown raced to his third No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. John Force (Funny Car) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into Sunday's 11 a.m. eliminations at the penultimate race in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series regular season.
Power wins pole in Milwaukee
by Tim Wohlford
Will Power led a Chevy 1-2-3-4 in qualifying for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the historic 1-mile Milwaukee oval. Power's 2-lap average speed of 169.262 mph on the flat oval was fast enough to hold off Ganassi Racing's Tony Kanaan (168.662 mph) and his Penske teammate Juan Montoya (168.579 mph). Ryan Briscoe and Josef Newgarden rounded out the top-5.
Carpenter and Fisher agree to merger in 2015
A merger was announced today between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing to form a multi-car organization for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series. The team will be known as CFH Racing. The two single-car teams, both based in Indianapolis, will join this offseason to establish a multi-car operation and will be headquartered at the current Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing shop at 1255 Main St. in Speedway, Ind., just a few blocks from the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Gordon wins pole in Michigan at over 206 mph
Sets new track record
Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, set a track qualifying record en route to winning the pole for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Friday. Gordon turned in a fast lap of 206.558 mph around the two-mile oval. It is the seventh-fastest qualifying speed in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history.
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