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Vintage Chevys lost to fire at HBO ?dealership'

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A fire that incinerated a used-car store in upstate New York that HBO was using as a set for a miniseries destroyed dozens of vintage Chevrolets that were being used to help re-create a 1990s-era dealership.

Pumpelly, Porsche take GT4 America Sprint Race 2 at CTMP

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - TRG The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly won Sunday afternoon’s Pirelli GT4 America Sprint series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the second win for Porsche 718 Cayman CS MR driver in 2019. The 50-minute, 35-lap contest was exciting from start to finish, with lead changes as early as the first lap: Saturday’s race winner and second-on-the-grid Nicolai Elghanayan in the #71 Marco Polo Motorsports KTM X-bow got the jump on pole-sitter Pumpelly to take the lead through Turn 1; but Pumpelly returned the favor through Turns 9 and 10, only to relinquish the lead once again on lap 2 thro

Torrence, Capps, Butner, Hines are Virginia Nat'ls winners

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence secured his second consecutive victory at the Virginia NHRA Nationals and his third of the season Sunday evening at Virginia Motorsports Park. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the eighth of 24 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events.

Tough times for Carlin but Chilton vows stronger Indy return

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Sometimes a good team just misses the show at Indianapolis. On Sunday, Carlin Racing was the unfortunate owner of that distinction after two of its three entries failed to qualify for the Indy 500.

McLaren vows not to buy Alono's way into 2019 Indy 500

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - McLaren has vowed not to buy a place for Fernando Alonso on the 2019 Indianapolis 500 grid after the team failed to qualify for this year’s race. Setting the 31st-fastest time during Saturday’s qualifying meant Fernando Alonso had to take part in the Last Row Shootout on Sunday, where the two-time world champion was narrowly bumped by the final run of the session by Juncos Racing’s Kyle Kaiser.

Pagenaud takes pole in a turbulent Indy 500 qualifying

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Simon Pagenaud edged Ed Carpenter for the pole position; Kyle Kaiser captured the hearts of underdogs everywhere; and Fernando Alonso got bumped out of the 103rd Indianapolis 500. Those were the major storylines of Sunday’s emotionally charged qualifying session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

McLaren, Fernando Alonso Fail to Qualify for 2019 Indy 500 After Nail-Biting Quali Session

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After enduring a several-hour delay due to thunderstorms in the greater Indianapolis area, Fernando Alonso and his McLaren Racing Chevy set out to lap the 2. 5-mile oval one more time with the hopes of landing one of the last three spots for next Sunday's Indy 500.