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Travis Pastrana and His Dodge Dart Get First Win

Travis Pastrana and His Dodge Dart Get First Win

Travis Pastrana and his 2013 Dart rally car have had a run of bad luck in this year’s Global RallyCross Championship, as a series of crashes have knocked him out of just about every race. Well, Travis’ run of bad luck appears to be coming to an end, as the Dart he pilots finally won a RallyCross race.

The win came on the New Hampshire Motor Speedway last weekend and it began nearly as well as it ended. Travis pulled in a 3rd place start, giving him an advantage over the majority of the field. He took advantage of his great positioning to overcome the two cars ahead of him and pull out the checkered flag in this heat.

Thanks to that win in his heat, Pastrana got a front-row seat to start the final race and managed to secure and keep hold of 1st place through the race. Needless to say, Travis has been rather disappointed with his results so far this year, as he was quoted saying “It’s been so long, I almost forgot what it’s like to win.”

Pastrana is definitely a TopSpeed favorite, thanks to his openness to hop in front of the camera and give us witty comments, awesome rally videos, or even challenge his own teammates, so to see him finally bring home a checkered flag is nice. Here’s to many more this year and we hope the worst is behind him.

Travis and his Dart tackle their next race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on September 28th and 29th.

You can check out the above video to see the summary of the entire event.

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Penalty for Kyle Busch and Johnny Sauter

Penalty for Kyle Busch and Johnny Sauter

Today NASCAR officials announced penalties for Kyle Busch and Johnny Suater,after their cars failed the inspection made after this Sunday’s race at New Hampshire International Speedway.
The cars of Busch and Sauter were both found to be lower than the rules stipulate for the left front after the race.
And, despite both drivers holding on to their finishing positions of 11th and 14th respectively, they have been punished by NASCAR for the rule infringements.
Each pilot got a penalty of 25 (...)

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Toyota gets pole position at Loudon

Toyota gets pole position at Loudon

Toyota is the first Japanese automaker who obtains a pole position in the Nascar Nextel Cup.This perfomance was obtained by Dave Blaney who made all this in 29.426 at the top speed of 129 mph.In his run to the pole position, at the wheels of his Toyota Camry, Blaney overtook three Dodge cars: the 2004 champion Kurt Busch, Reed Sorenson, Johnny Sauter and also the winner at Sonoma, Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya .
Brian Vickers, initially qualified was then disqualified after his car his car (...)

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