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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Fusion)
- Carl Edwards battled with Kevin Harvick for a majority of the final laps but Harvick held him off down the stretch at Richmond International Raceway Saturday evening. Edwards finished second, one car length back, after leading more than 100 laps that evening.
- David Ragan crossed a strong fourth. A.J. Allmendinger finished 11th and Greg Biffle crossed the line in 13th.
- Ford sits in second in the manufacturer's standings with 144 points, 27 points back of Chevrolet (171).
- The first event in The Chase for the Championship is set for Sept. 18, at Chicagoland Speedway.
NASCAR Chase Field
1. Kyle Busch (2,012)
1. Kevin Harvick (-0)
3 Jeff Gordon (-3)
4 Matt Kenseth (-6)
5 Carl Edwards (-9)
6 Jimmie Johnson (-9)
7 Kurt Busch (-9)
8 Ryan Newman (-9)
9 Tony Stewart (-12)
10 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (-12)
11 Brad Keselowski (-12)
12. Denny Hamlin (-12)
NASCAR Nationwide Series (Mustang)
- Carl Edwards and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. gave Ford two drivers in the top three, finishing second and third behind Kyle Busch at Richmond International Raceway.
- Trevor Bayne (accident) finished 28th.
- Ford sits second in the manufacturer’s championship (161 points), four points behind Toyota (165).
- The NASCAR Nationwide series returns Sept. 17, at Chicagoland Speedway.
NASCAR Nationwide Standings
1 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (950)
2. Elliott Sadler (-16)
3 Reed Sorenson (-45)
World Rally Championship (Fiesta)
- Mikko Hirvonen and Jari-Matti Latvala made it a 1-2 Ford Fiesta finish in Rally Australia.
- Mikko Hirvonen sits second in the driver’s championship standings, 15 points behind Sebastian Loeb. Jari-Matti Latvala currently sits fourth in the standings (-80).
- The World Rally Championship has three events remaining, and returns with Rallye de France Alsace on Sept 29-Oct. 2.
NHRA Funny Car Series (Mustang) – NO RACE
- Mike Neff enters The Countdown to the Championship atop the standings with 2,110 points and a 30-point lead. Robert Hight (P3), John Force (P7), Bob Tasca III (P8) and Tim Wilkerson (P10) also advanced to the postseason.
- The NHRA Funny Car series returns with the first event of the Countdown at the Auto Parts Nationals in Charlotte, NC on Sept. 15-18.
GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (Mustang Boss 302R) – NO RACE
- Roush drivers Billy Johnson and Jack Roush Jr. sit in second, just 16 points shy of first.
- The Grand-Am CTSCC returns September 16-17 for the Emco Gears Classic at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Global RallyCross Championship (Fiesta/Focus) – SEASON COMPLETE
- Tanner Foust clinched the Global RallyCross Championship, SuperRally Championship and Overall Championship at X Games 17.
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NHRA Pro Stock Series (Mustang) – NO RACE
• The NHRA Pro Stock series returns with the first event of the Countdown at the Auto Parts Nationals in Charlotte, N on Sept. 15-18.
SCCA World Challenge GTS (Mustang) – NO RACE
• Round 11 of the SCCA World Challenge is scheduled for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sept. 16-18.
GRAND-AM Rolex Series (Daytona Prototypes) – NO RACE
• The Grand-Am Rolex series returns September 16-17 for the Emco Gears Classic at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
RallyCar Rally America (Fiesta) –SEASON COMPLETE
• Dillon Van Way was the highest finishing Ford Fiesta taking second in the 2011 2WD championship. Ford RallyCar winners in 2011 were Dillion Van Way (Sno*Drift) and Chris Duplessis (New England Forest Rally).