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Super tests will be standard fare during the upcoming meet at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark. Julio Teheran Braves Jersey .The Arkansas Racing Commission on Wednesday announced an increase to its drug-testing budget for the 2017 meet at Oaklawn. The added funds will provide for super tests on every race run at the track rather than just its graded stakes races.Super tests, which are conducted post-race, are the highest level of drug testing in racing, according to Arkansas Racing Commission attorney Byron Freeland. He said they are required for all graded stakes races and test for a wide variety of substances.The commission will boost the drug-testing budget for the Oaklawn meet from $52,285 in 2016 to a minimum of $152,934 for the 2017 season. Oaklawn is the lone horse-racing facility in Arkansas.Oaklawn will race from Jan. 13 through April 15, the date of the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby. Nick Markakis Jersey . The Australian is competing in his final season in Formula One and still looking for his first win this year. He will look to end Vettels run of six straight race wins on Sunday. Webber, who is fifth in the championship, earned his second pole from the past three races and 13th of his career. Chipper Jones Braves Jersey . After a lengthy wait, persistent rain finally forced the postponement of the Nationals game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. The teams, and a few thousand fans, waited nearly four hours from the 7:05 scheduled start time before an announcement was made shortly before 11 p. . A knee to the thigh might have stung him the most, but his sixth straight double-double made up for the brief burst of pain. Finding Carl Haas in an IndyCar garage was a simple matter of looking for the man with the cigar. His name was just as easy to spot in the record books as well.Haas, co-founder of Newman-Haas Racing with late actor Paul Newman, has died. He was 86.His company, Carl Haas Automobile Imports Inc., posted a statement on its website Thursday saying Haas died on June 29 at his home surrounded by family.Newman-Haas established itself as one of the most successful open-wheel teams, hiring Mario Andretti as its first driver. Among its other drivers were Michael Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Paul Tracy, Sebastien Bourdais and Christian Fittipaldi. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway issued a statement Thursday describing Haas as one of the most influential men in motorsports for nearly a half-century.Newman-Haas cars made 30 starts over a 28-year span at the Indianapolis 500 from 1983-2011, with six top-five finishes. He also fielded teams in Can-Am, Formula 1 and NASCAR.Known for his omnipresent cigar and a savvy business sense, Haas teamed with Newman to form Newman-Haas in 1983 and build a long record of success with the legendary Andretti leading that impressive driver roster.NHR won 107 IndyCar races and eight CART titles, including the final four in Champ Car, CARTs successor. Andretti won the 1984 title along with 18 races with the team over the final 12 years of his legendary career.Overall, Haas teams won 16 championships and more than 140 races over a 44-year career as an owner.He touched many lives and many careers with his involvement in the sport, Andretti said Thursday by phone. He certainly touched my life. I felt I should have some say in matters with the team and the engineers, and they gave me that.Though Newman was the face and oftentimes the voice for their successful racing operation, Haas was happy doing the everyday work in the background. Erick Aybar Braves Jersey. But make no mistake, Haas respected Newmans business mind and included him in every facet of a venture Andretti called a marriage made in Heaven.The pair endured some dark times as well.Haas and Newman were among a fierce group of team owners devoted to open wheel racing on road and street courses. That philosophy clashed with owner Tony George, whose family owns Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the marquee Indianapolis 500 and considered that race as the cornerstone for an oval-based series.Andretti recalls Haas and Newman eventually coming around to the concept of racing on an all circuits, but it wasnt easy.Paul and Carl were primarily devoted to road racing because they were both racers, Andretti said. They came to embrace ovals even if they didnt totally like it. When Tony started his series all he had was Indy, while CART had everything but Indy.Paul and Carl were loyal to who they were with, and held on to their ideal as long as they could.George eventually formed the rival Indy Racing League in 1996 and created a bitter open wheel racing split that damaged both circuits. The rival series eventually reunified in 2008 with Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing being one of the final teams to join, but the sport has struggled to regain its stature.Andretti said Haas remained an unpretentious, likable personality who was never far from his cigar unless he was asleep.Fellow owners felt the same way.IndyCar and NASCAR team owner Chip Ganassi tweeted, R.I.P. Carl Haas. You were a mentor, a leader, and great friend to many including me. You will be missed my friend. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '