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Doug Kalitta raced to his second consecutive Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the seventh event of 24 on the 2016 NHRA schedule.
Kalitta powered his dragster to a 3.801-sec pass at 323.19 mph to defeat Kalitta Motorsports teammate J.R. Todd’s 3.780 at 320.66 on a holeshot in the final round. Kalitta...
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Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) came into the race on a 7-contest winning streak and carrying a 43-point lead on teammate Lewis Hamilton. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) was third in the point standings (-57) followed by Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull). The starting grid at Circuit de Catalunya had Hamilton on pole, followed by Rosberg, Ricciardo, and Max Verstappen: newly elevated to the team in a swap that saw Daniil Kvyat relegated to Toro Rosso.
Hamilton and Rosberg took each other out as Hamilton tried to re...
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Simon Pagenaud (#22 Team Penske, Chevy) started on pole, coming into the race with two wins and two seconds in the season’s first four races.
A crash going into Lap 1, Turn 1 brought out the caution again, having halted action in 2015. This time Tony Kanaan and Sebastien Bourdais were the victims. Pagenaud led James Hinchcliffe (#5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, Honda) and Charlie Kimball (#83 Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevy) under the yellow.
Green-flag racing returned to ...
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I bet you can guess what our EIC did over the weekend.
Audi, Porsche, Toyota. All three had highs and lows in the season-opening round at Silverstone. Audi crossed the line first, but surrendered the victory to Porsche on a post-race technical infraction. Toyota took second. But all three marks had one car that didn’t finish, with the #12 Rebellion making the podium.
Porsche Team locked down the front row, the #1 919 Hybrid (Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley) outpacing its #2 sister car (Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Marc Lieb). Toyota s...