Rookie Corey LaJoie Wins Career-First ARCA Race at Chicagoland Speedway JOLIET, IL (July 21, 2013) - Corey LaJoie led when it counted, winning the Ansell ActivArmr 150 at Chicagoland Speedway in just his second career ARCA start. LaJoie passed the leaders just before taking the white flag and sailed to his biggest career win. LaJoie, driving the Eibach Springs equipped No. 17 Roulo Brothers Ford, led 36 of the first 52 laps. His team decided to pit on lap 80 for fuel and two tires, a strategy that worked in his favor. "With about 20 to go, Harold Holly (crew chief) said we were going to come in for fuel and tires and see if we can out smart them a little bit," LaJoie said. "I came in to get tires. After that it was just all-out racing." The 100-lap, 150-mile race took just under 1 hour and 10 minutes to complete.
North American Endurance Championship (NAEC) -
Stevenson Motorsports Wins North American Endurance Championship INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 26, 2013) — It was a big day at the Brickyard for Stevenson Motorsports and Eibach Springs as drivers Robin Liddell and John Edwards combined to score second in the Eibach Springs equipped No. 57 Camaro at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While a run to second wasn't what the team had been targeting, it still brought with it a huge reward as Stevenson Motorsports won the 2013 North American Endurance Championship (NAEC) title. Liddell opened the race from the second position and wasted no time in moving forward as he took over the point on Lap two as he chased the leader into Turn one. He led a race-high 24 laps until the team's first pit stop about 50 minutes into the race. Shrewd strategy from the team saw Liddell called to pit lane just before a full course caution was displayed for a stalled car on course. Liddell dove into the pits to gain track position as the rest of the field pitted under the yellow and restarted fifth in the order. The team took advantage of the next full course caution which was displayed with 1 hour and 20 minutes complete and brought Liddell to pit road for a driver change and only three tires to gain track position once again. Another great stop by the Stevenson crew saw Edwards strap into the No. 57 Camaro and emerge from pit lane in fifth. The Stevenson squad made its last pit stop with about 50 minutes to go under green for four tires and fuel, as the final stop for the No. 61 saw the team take advantage, as they needed less fuel and took no tires. But a strong run from Edwards in the final stages of the race saw him run among the top-five and move his way up the order to take second at the checkered flag and claim the NAEC title. The team has scored eight podiums and five victories so far in GRAND-AM competition, and the Rolex GT effort is now just four points shy of the championship lead.
GRAND-AM Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC) -
Bryan Sellers and Mark Boden Claim Second GRAND-AM CTSCC Victory INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 26, 2013) — Bryan Sellers and Mark Boden crossed the famed finish line at the 'Yard of Bricks' in first place of the Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC) series race, making it two in a row for the Fall-Line Motorsports pair. Boden drove the first stint in the Eibach Springs equipped #46 Fall-Line Motorsports BMW after starting 13th. He drove a long stint- over an hour- and handed over the reigns to Sellers in 11th position. The #46 car's strategy worked out perfectly, and the extensive caution periods played into their hands making the race on only one stop. In typical Bryan Sellers form, he drove his BMW to the front, taking the lead and then holding off a challenge for several laps. The two were in a tight battle, just a few tenths separating the two, but ultimately the race ended under full course caution. Sellers led his third race in a row in the CTSCC series, and wins his second race in a row following the duo's first victory at Watkins Glen just weeks prior. Boden now moves into 6th in overall standings.
IMCA Northern SportMod -
Aaron Krohn Collects First Win at Redwood Speedway REDWOOD FALLS, MN (July 21, 2013) —Aaron Krohn scored his first career IMCA Northern SportMod feature win on a beautiful night of racing at Redwood Speedway. A couple yellow flags halted action early on before Krohn moved up into the second spot. For the next four laps, the leader and Krohn ran side by side with, Krohn on the bottom. With four laps remaining, Krohn seized control of the point and went on to take his first career win.
IMCA Modified -
Carter Completes Last Lap Pass for the Win OSKALOOSA, IA (July 24, 2013) - Cayden Carter meticulously worked his way through the field to secure another victory at the Southern Iowa Speedway in his Eibach Springs equipped IMCA Modified. At lap fourteen, Carter made his move when the competition slipped a bit too high, got to second and began the quest for even more. Carter took the lead on the backstretch after greeting the white flag in second place, and took the checkers for the win.
Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) -
Jackson Wins at L.A. Raceway LA MONTE, MO (July 27, 2013) — Tony Jackson Jr. of Lebanon, Missouri kept his hot streak rolling at L.A. Raceway, earning $3,000 for his third Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association victory of the season and his eighth overall victory since last May. Jesse Stovall, also equipped with Eibach Springs, followed Jackson to the finish for a reverse top-two finishers from the MARS DIRTcar Series event at Springfield Raceway a few days prior.
USAC Traxxas Silver Crown -
Swanson Finishes 1-2 at Lucas Oil Raceway INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 28, 2013) —Brothers Tanner and Kody Swanson, from Kingsburg, California, took first and second in the J.D. Byrider 100, a 100-lap race for the USAC Traxxas Silver Crown cars held on the Lucas Oil Raceway paved-oval. Kody Swanson, 25, qualified on the pole in his for the Silver Crown race, and held the lead until Tanner, 21, started challenging him on lap 11. Tanner completed the pass on lap 14, and never looked back. The 17-car race went caution-free until lap 49 when a competitor spun in turn four. The race restarted on lap 62, and Tanner again shot into the lead ahead of his brother. When the checkered flag fell on lap 100, Tanner, driving an Eibach Springs equipped Beast/Kistler, had nearly a half-lap lead over his brother.
Triple Crown Challenge -
Sauter's Dominance Continues at Madison MADISON, WI (July 28, 2013) — Travis Sauter continued his dominance at the Madison International Speedway during the third race of the Triple Crown Challenge. After setting fast time, Sauter went on to and win the feature from his 14th starting spot. It was his second straight clean sweep and 9th consecutive win at the half-mile track.
"We had a great car again, it's a lot of fun to come to the track with my crew right now," said Sauter. "We made some improvements on the car since the last race, so that is always positive. Obviously we've had a great run of success lately, but we don't take anything for granted and keep working to get better. I've got such a great team and great sponsors like Eibach Springs."
NASCAR K&N Pro Series West -
Thorn Dominates in Colorado Win DACONO, CO (July 28, 2013) —Not even the rain could cool off Derek Thorn as he held off all challengers en route to winning the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at Colorado National Speedway. After rain delayed the start of the race by nearly two hours, Thorn wasted no time in asserting himself on the track. He dominated the action in the Eibach Springs equipped No. 6 Ford, leading 148 of 150 laps en route to his second consecutive victory, third win of the season and fifth career series win. The Lakeport, Calif., native — who had finished second last year in his only previous series race at the .375-mile Colorado track — won by a margin of .403 seconds. With the win, Thorn increased his lead in the championship standings to 13 points.
Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship -
Three Podiums for Red Bull KTM at Washougal Pro MX WASHOUGAL, WA (July 20, 2013) — Red Bull KTM Factory riders Ryan Dungey and his two teammates Ken Roczen and Marvin Musquin had podium success during Round 8 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series at Washougal. Dungey took a 1-2 on what is one of his favorite tracks for overall second in the 450-class, while Roczen and Musquin picked up a 2-2 and 3-4 respectively to seal second and third places in the 250s. Roczen continues to lead the championship points in the 250-class. Dungey is second in the 450-class and Musquin is in third in the 250s.
V8 Supercars Championship -
Whincup Takes Home Victory in Queensland IPSWICH, AUSTRALIA (July 27, 2013) — Red Bull Racing Australia has maintained its impressive home track record at Queensland Raceway after reigning champion Jamie Whincup extended his championship lead to claim the first of three races. Just 111 points ahead of team-mate Craig Lowndes in the V8 Supercars championship heading into a round where Lowndes has won the past five races straight, Whincup needed something special. And after claiming pole position the 30-year-old led from start to finish to win and break Lowndes' stranglehold at Ipswich.
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