NHRA Gators Qualifying Round-up

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Matt Smith led off 2019 with the provisional number 1 qualifying spot on Friday at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. Matt drove to 6.753 at 200.95 on his Elite Performance/DENSO Auto Parts/Stockseth EBR during the first qualifying round—his first…

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Power on IndyCar Pole at St. Pete

The streets of St. Petersburg have become Will Power’s qualifying playground. The Team Penske veteran continued his amazing dominance of NTT P1 Award qualifying for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, laying down the best lap Saturday in the Firestone Fast Six to earn the race’s pole position for the…

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Hunter-Reay leads St. Pete practice

Perhaps taking advantage of racing in their home state, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Spencer Pigot set the pace in practice as the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season opened at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Hunter-Reay was fastest overall in Friday’s two practices, turning a lap of 1 minute, 0.8969…

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Racers Take the Tree at Kuwait Motor Town

The drag racing-crazed nation of Kuwait finally saw the opening of its long awaited new dragstrip at Kuwait Motor Town last week, and the result was an over-the-top festival of big horsepower and good times. Fans overfilled the temporary bleachers and packed in along the fences—cheering, jeering, applauding, and overall…

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