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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Fusion)
- Matt Kenseth had one of the two fastest cars all day at the Brickyard 400, but fuel mileage was a major factor once again and Paul Menard stretched his tank the furthest to claim victory. Kenseth finished fifth and Greg Biffle placed seventh to lead the Blue Oval drivers.
- Trevor Bayne ran in the top-five late, but had to pit with four laps left for fuel.
Carl Edwards extended his points lead with a 14th-place finish to 11 over Jimmie Johnson. Matt Kenseth sits in a tie for fourth (-16).
- Menard's victory currently bumps David Ragan out of the Chase wild card spot. Ragan sits in 16th, seven back of Menard. Greg Biffle sits 13th in points, 46 back of an automatic bid, but is still looking for his first win of 2011.
- Ford sits in second in the manufacturer's standings, 20 points back of Chevrolet.
- The NASCAR Sprint Cup series returns Aug. 7, at Pocono Raceway for the Good Sam RV Insurance 500.
NASCAR Nationwide Series (Mustang)
- Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led 189 of 200 laps at the Kroger 200, but a late green-white checker restart allowed Brad Keselowski to muscle his way past the dominant Mustang. Stenhouse Jr. crossed the line in third, just inches behind second.
- Mustangs held the top-three spots with around 20 laps to go (Stenhouse Jr., Trevor Bayne, Carl Edwards), but Bayne blew an engine on lap 184 and Edwards was caught for speeding on pit road. Edwards finished fifth.
- Stenhouse Jr. regained the points lead, and now holds a three-point edge over Reed Sorenson.
- Ford sits second in the manufacturer’s championship (117 points), nine back of Toyota (126).
- The NASCAR Nationwide series returns Aug. 6, at Iowa Speedway for the U.S. Cellular 250.
NHRA Funny Car Series (Mustang)
- Tim Wilkerson advanced his Mustang the furthest at the FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals in Sonoma, narrowly falling in the championship round to Ron Capps.
- Ford powered drivers Tim Wilkerson and John Force squared off in the semifinals. Mechanical problems for Force allow Wilkerson to advance into the finals.
- John Force and Robert Hight took the top-two qualifying spots, joined by Tim Wilkerson in the top-five (P5).
- Wilkerson's loss snapped a streak of six-consecutive event wins for Mustang.
- Mike Neff holds a 163-point lead over teammate Robert Hight in the championship standings. John Force sits seventh, Bob Tasca III in ninth and Tim Wilkerson in 10th.
- The NHRA Funny Car series returns Aug. 5-7, for the Northwest Nationals in Seattle.
Global RallyCross Championship (Fiesta/Focus)
- Tanner Foust clinched the Global RallyCross Championship at X Games 17, finishing fourth in the SuperRally and second in the RallyCross A Main. Marcus Gronholm was second overall.
- Brian Deegan won the RallyCross A Main Gold Medal, in a Ford Fiesta sweep. Tanner Foust took silver and Marcus Gronholm bronze. Fiesta has now won Gold at all three X Games it has competed in.
- The 2011 Global RallyCross Championship season is now complete.
World Rally Championship (Fiesta)
- Ford driver Jari-Matti Latvala finished second behind Sebastian Loeb at the Neste Oil Rally Finland. Fellow Blue Oval driver Mikko Hirvonen finished fourth.
- Mikko Hirvonen sits in second behind Sebastian Loeb, down 27 points with five events remaining. Jari-Matti Latvala sits in fourth (-75).
- The World Rally Championship returns on Aug 18-21, with the ADAC Rallye Deutschland.
GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (Mustang Boss 302R) – NO RACE
- The Grand-Am CTSCC returns September 16-17 for the Emco Gears Classic at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
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GRAND-AM Rolex Series (Daytona Prototypes)
- The GRAND-AM Rolex Series returns August 12-13 at Watkins Glen International Raceway in upstate NY.
NHRA Pro Stock Series (Mustang)
- Larry Morgan qualified eighth at the FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals in Sonoma, but fell in the opening round to Jason Line.
- The NHRA Top Fuel series returns Aug. 5-7, for the Northwest Nationals in Seattle.
RallyCar Rally America (Fiesta) – NO RACE
- The RallyCar / Rally America season is over. 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).
SCCA World Challenge GTS – NO RACE
- Round 7/8 of the SCCA World Challenge is scheduled for Mid-Ohio August 5-7.