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Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2014 05:40)
UPDATE: Tony Stewart Out of Sunday`s Race after Hitting, Killing Other DriverSalem-News.com Sports
Greg Zipadelli has announced that Tony Stewart will not race today. Regan Smith will run the #14 car today at Watkins Glen.
(CANANDAIGUA, N.Y.) -
Tony Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver with his sprint car late Saturday night during a dirt-track race at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park, the Ontario County Sheriff's Department announced early Sunday morning.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2014 17:29)
IRL: Dixon Goes from Last to First to Steal Win at Mid-OhioSalem-News.com Sports
The victory by 5.3864 seconds over pole winner Sebastien Bourdais was the 34th of Dixon’s career.
Scott Dixon wasn’t pleased with qualifying 22nd for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, but it didn’t matter 90 laps later at the checkered flag.
Salem-News.com (Jul-26-2014 15:41)
NASCAR: Kevin Harvick Wins Indy Pole in Record TimeSalem-News.com Sports
Jeff Gordon will share the front. Brad Keselowski, followed by 2013 Brickyard winner Ryan Newman, and Brian Vickers complete the top five.
Suddenly the ace qualifier at Stewart-Haas Racing this year, Kevin Harvick dominated Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series time trials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, winning the pole for Sunday's Crown Royal 400 in track-record speed.
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2014 16:10)
IRL: Bourdais, Conway Win in TorontoSalem-News.com Sports
In Race 1, Sebastien Bourdais claimed his 32nd Indy car career win.
Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader.
Salem-News.com (Jul-06-2014 12:54)
Hamilton`s Luck Turns Around; Wins British Grand PrixSalem-News.com Sports
The Briton’s determined performance regenerated his world championship challenge as he closes to within four points of Rosberg.
(SILVERSTONE, England) -
After a difficult day on Saturday in which he qualified a disappointing sixth on the grid, Lewis Hamilton’s luck turned on Sunday as he fought his way up to second before inheriting the lead from team mate Nico Rosberg when the German hit gearbox difficulties on the 47th lap.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2014 18:14)
Pagenaud Holds Off Teammate to Win in HoustonSalem-News.com Sports
All four full-season rookies posted podium results this weekend.
(HOUSTON, Texas) -
Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin turned heartbreak in Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers into hugs in Victory Circle following an exhausting 90-lap battle in Race 2.
Salem-News.com (Jun-08-2014 05:27)
IRL: Ed Carpenter Wins Shootout in TexasSalem-News.com SPORTS
Juan Pablo Montoya finished a season-high third, and Simon Pagenaud was fourth.
(FORT WORTH, Texas) -
It was shaping up to be a shootout between Ed Carpenter and Will Power under the lights at Texas Motor Speedway following the final round of service stops in the Firestone 600. That is until Power lost his weapon.
Salem-News.com (Jun-07-2014 14:28)
IRL: Power Claims Texas PoleSalem-News.com SPORTS
Four different teams are represented in the top five and seven in the top 10.
(FORT WORTH, Texas ) -
Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award for the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway with a two-lap average speed of 218.896 mph on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval.