Keeping Pace archive for Aug. 2012

MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2012

Greg Pursley en route to his NAPA Auto Parts Salute To The Troops 125 victory. (Craig Michell Dyer/Getty Images for NASCAR) (Craig Mitchelldyer / Getty Images North America)

Pursley Dominates In Portland Victory

The driver of the No. 26 GPM/Star Nursery/Real Water Ford – hailing from Newhall, Calif. – started the day with his fourth Coors Light Pole Award and then led all 63 laps en route to his fourth win of the season and the 13th of...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 26, 2012

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SATURDAY, AUG. 18, 2012

Tony Schumacher powered his U.S. Army dragster equipped with the new cockpit canopy to a leading time of 3.791 seconds at a track record speed of 323.97 mph. Schumacher's team unveiled the NHRA-approved technology at this event and utilized the enclosed cockpit on his car for both qualifying attempts. (Photo Courtesy of NHRA)

Schumacher atop Top Fuel qualifying in Minnesota

Tony Schumacher powered his U.S. Army dragster equipped with the new cockpit canopy to a leading time of 3.791 seconds at a track record speed of 323.97 mph. Schumacher's team unveiled the NHRA-approved technology at this event and utilized the enclosed cockpit on his car...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012


WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15, 2012

TUESDAY, AUG. 14, 2012

Robert Hight prepares for his qualifying run in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo courtesy of NHRA)

Hight wants NHRA redemption in Minnesota

Robert Hight’s championship season of 2009 actually started turning around at Brainerd International Raceway in the most unlikeliest of ways. Hight, in dire need of round wins to get into the Countdown, shockingly did not qualify for the event and team owner John Force shook...

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MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012

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FRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2012

MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2012

SUNDAY, AUG. 5, 2012




Keeping Pace

Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.



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