Travis Kvapil led 47 of the final 48 laps to win the NASCAR Trucks Series’ Toyota Tundra 200 at Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday night.
Three-time Champ Car champion Sebastien Bourdais, trying to end his run of futility at the Road America circuit, captured pole position for Sunday’s Generac Grand Prix here Saturday.
A day after rain washed out his chances of making Sunday’s Nextel Cup race at Watkins Glen International, Boris Said and his legion of wig-wearing “Said heads” were wearing huge smiles.
Kevin Harvick had victory lane to himself Saturday, using perfect pit strategy to win the Zippo 200 on Saturday at Watkins Glen International. Harvick, the defending Busch Series champion, led 37 laps and beat Jeff Burton by 3.5 seconds for his second consecutive win, fifth this season and 31st of his career.
Starting from the pole at Watkins Glen International usually is a good omen in Nextel Cup. But racing the Car of Tomorrow for the first time on the high-speed road course without much practice promised a few surprises for Sunday’s Centurion Boats at The Glen.
Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney easily won the Crown Royal 200 Daytona Prototype race at Watkins Glen International on Friday, tying the series record with their sixth victory of the year. Starting from the pole, Fogarty led every lap of his stint and Gurney stayed in front after taking over on lap 34. They finished
Donny Schatz promised the crowd at the Knoxville Raceway that he was more ready for Saturday night’s championship than anything else in his life. Then he went out and proved it. Schatz broke from the pack following a caution flag after the second lap and went on to repeat as champion of the world’s most
Timo Bernhard and Romain Dumas scored an improbable win for Penske Motorsports on Saturday with an overall victory in the Generac 500 at Road America, the eighth round of the American Le Mans Series. Bernhard finished 1.783 seconds ahead of Audi’s Dindo Capello, giving the Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 a sixth consecutive overall victory.
By Bruce Martin PA SportsTicker Contributing Editor