MINUTIAE

Roger Penske to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom award

By Jerry Bonkowski NASCAR, IndyCar and IMSA team owner Roger Penske will receive one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. “He’s very thrilled to be getting it,” Trump said of Penske during an appearance with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House. Penske will…

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AZ TRACKS

Canyon Speedway Park – Sunset Showdown

  Who: ASCS 360ci Desert Non Wing Sprint Cars, AZ Differential Modifieds, Askrens Trucking/Flexi Flyer Sport Mods, Allscapes Stock Cars, Micro Sprints (Non Wing – Big Track) When: Friday March 29th – Gates Open at 5pm, Racing Starts at 7:30pm – Saturday March 30th – Gates Open at 5pm, Racing Starts at 7:00pm What to…

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DRAG RACING

RACING ON TV: WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

IMSA returns to action at Sebring in March.PHOTO BY MOTORSPORT IMAGES-LAT Where to find racing action, on TV and online BY:  MIKE PRYSON FRIDAY, MARCH 22 — NHRA in 30, Gainesville, Fla.; 1 a.m., FS2 (T) — Indy Lights practice, Austin, Texas; 9 a.m., RoadtoIndy.tv(L) — NTT IndyCar Series practice, Austin, Texas; 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.,…

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DRAG RACING

RACING ON TV: WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Where to find racing action, on TV and online  BY:  MIKE PRYSON   Email Racing on TV listings: SATURDAY, MARCH 16 — Formula 1 qualifying, Melbourne, Australia; 1:55 a.m., ESPN2 (L) — IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Sebring, Fla.; 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., CNBC (L) — IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1…

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Two-time winner grabs eighth pole in last 10 races in St. Pete BY:   BRUCE MARTIN

Power put down a lap around the 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary street circuit in 1:00.4594 after the six-minute clock expired.PHOTO BY MOTORSPORT IMAGES-LAT INDYCAR SERIES ST. PETERSBURG QUALIFYING RESULTS: WILL POWER SAVES HIS BEST FOR LAST…AGAIN Will Power is the NTT IndyCar Series “Master of Faster.” The 2014 IndyCar Series champion and 2018 Indianapolis 500 winner once again saved…

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NEWS

A.J. FOYT loses shoe in latest brush with death

BY:  DAVID MALSHER IndyCar icon A.J. Foyt has revealed that an eventful off season saw him encounter more trouble with bees and also suffer an incident with a bulldozer that required him to be rescued from quicksand. The first ever four-time Indy 500 winner and seven-time Indy car national champion, who still farms his own…

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DRAG RACING

RACING ON TV: WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Where to find racing action, on TV and online BY:  MIKE PRYSON Racing on TV listings: THURSDAY, MARCH 7 — Kicker Arenacross, Greensboro, N.C.; 7 p.m., FS2 (T) FRIDAY, MARCH 8 — Indy Lights practice, St. Petersburg, Fla.; 8:50 a.m., Indylights.com and RoadtoIndy.tv (L) — NTT IndyCar practice, St. Petersburg, Fla.; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., NBC Sports Gold (L)…

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AZ TRACKS

AUTOWEEK’S RACING ON TV…”THIS WEEKEND”

Where to find racing action, on TV and online BY:  MIKE PRYSON – AUTOWEEK FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22 NASCAR Xfinity practice, Atlanta; 3 p.m., FS1 (L) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck practice, Atlanta; 4 p.m., FS1 (L) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup qualifying, Atlanta; 5 p.m., FS1 (L) NHRA Friday Nitro, Phoenix; 11 p.m., FS1 (S) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23…

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F1

F1 BARCELONA TEST TIMES FROM MONDAY: SEBASTIAN VETTEL, FERRARI ON TOP

Four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel started the 2019 season with quick times during a test session in Spain.PHOTO BY MOTORSPORT IMAGES-LAT   Different teams have different objectives, strategies with Formula 1 testing BY:  SAM HALL Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel topped the time sheets on the first day of a four-day Formula 1 preseason test in Barcelona, as…

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