NSCS: Carl to the Top; Edwards Leads Abbreviated Cup Practice at Homestead

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Carl Edwards went out early in Friday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway and wasted no time in going fast. Edwards turned a quick lap of 30.832 seconds (175.143 mph) to pace Friday’s lone session around the 1.5-mile …

TUSC: GT Shocker; Tandy Leads Porsche to Petit Le Mans Triumph in Rain-Shortened Race

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official series release — Scott R. LePage/LAT for IMSA photo — From winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans overall in a prototype to winning the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda overall in a GT Le Mans (GTLM) car, something about “Le Mans” style endurance races suits Porsche North America driver Nick Tandy. With Tandy’s win at …

NSCS: Dancing in the Rain; Kurt Busch Wins Waterlogged Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — Report by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Kurt Busch was at the front of the field when it mattered most. In this case, he was in the right position during Sunday afternoon’s Quicken Loans 400 when Mother Nature came calling for the fourth time on the afternoon — soaking …

NNS QUALIFYING: Kyle Busch Grabs Rain-Soaked Coors Light Pole at Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. — staff report — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images photo — Kyle Busch topped all others in a rain-soaked NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying session to pick up his sixth Coors Light Pole Award of the season Friday at Richmond International Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver will start at the head of the field for Friday’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.n. ET, ESPN2) after picking up …

INDYCAR: Pagenaud Tops Charts and Hits 226 as Rain Shortens Day 4 at Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Chris Young photo — A few days after winning the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Simon Pagenaud caught everyone’s attention May 14 on the 2.5-mile oval with the fastest lap of the month during practice for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Pagenaud, driving the No. 77 Lucas Oil-sponsored car for Schmidt Peterson …

INDYCAR: Viso Tops Rain-Shortened Day 3 Practice

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SPEEDWAY, IN — official release — Dan Boyd photo — E.J. Viso, filling in for James Hinchcliffe in the No. 27 United Fiber & Data car for the third consecutive day, topped the speed chart at 224.488 mph (40.0912 seconds). Andretti Autosport teammate Kurt Busch, seeking to contest both the Indianapolis 500 and stock car race in Concord, N.C., on …