Salinas Picks Up Fourth Top Fuel Win
Tue, 28/06/22 – 13:18 | No Comment
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A self-described workaholic, Mike Salinas wheels his 330-mph Top Fuel dragster as a high-speed hobby. As of Sunday evening in Norwalk, Ohio, NHRA world champions Brittany Force and Steve Torrence wish Salinas had taken up …

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Big Nashville Stars Watch Big NASCAR Star Get A Win
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Driver Chase Elliott poses with Hendersonville, Tenn. resident Lindsey Stuffle after Sunday’s Cup race at Nashville Superspeedway. (RacinToday photo by Jeff Hood)

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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LEBANON, Tenn. – Celebrities of acting, music and sports were out in full force at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday.

So, it was only fitting that NASCAR’s biggest star wound up strumming the winner’s Les Paul guitar in victory lane in the rain-delayed Ally 400.

In just its second year hosting NASCAR’s Cup Series at the concrete speedway located about 30 miles east of downtown Nashville, fans were able to rub shoulders and snap selfies on pit road during pre-race with the likes of past and current NBA and NFL players, music recording artists and Sheamus, one of the WWE’s top wrestlers.

The grandstands were nearly filled to capacity when the green flag dropped a few minutes after 4 p.m. local time. Following a pair of lightning and rain delays, the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was the first to streak past the finish line on the final lap in a race that concluded deep in the Tennessee night.

The fact that many of the fans stuck around until the conclusion didn’t go unnoticed by NASCAR’s championship points leader.

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Mon, 06/27/22 – 8:37 | No Comment
Big Nashville Stars Watch Big NASCAR Star Get A Win
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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LEBANON, Tenn. – Celebrities of acting, music and sports were out in full force at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday.
So, it was only fitting that NASCAR’s biggest star wound up strumming …

Mon, 06/27/22 – 8:37 | No Comment
Elliott Drives To Cup Win In Nashville
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Chase Elliott pulled away from runner-up Kurt Busch in the late going of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway and went on to cross the finish line with a .551 second victory.
It was the …

Mon, 06/27/22 – 7:20 | No Comment
Bruton Smith: From Working The Dirt To Owning an Empire
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ NASCAR Hall of Famer O. Bruton Smith, whose vision transformed a bucolic cow pasture in far north Fort Worth into Texas Motor Speedway, died Wednesday, June 22, 2022, of natural causes …

Sun, 06/26/22 – 11:58 | No Comment
Indy Vet Rasmussen Passes Away
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Eldon Rasmussen, a member of the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame who made three starts in the Indy 500, died in Indianapolis on Sunday, June 5, 2022. He was 85.
Rasmussen competed in “The Greatest Spectacle …

Wed, 06/22/22 – 8:08 | No Comment
Capps Snakes His Way To Funny Car Win At Bristol
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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On the day his mentor officially joined the Legends of Thunder Valley, two-time/reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps marked his own moment of Bristol Dragway history.
Capps tied eight-time …

Mon, 06/20/22 – 14:14 | No Comment
Newgarden Spreads The Wealth After Road America Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Meet Josef Newgarden, Team Penske philanthropist.
Newgarden’s victory in Sunday’s Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America _ his third of the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season _ was sweetened by a …

Mon, 06/13/22 – 9:50 | Comments Off on Newgarden Spreads The Wealth After Road America Win
Suarez Captures Historic Cup Win at Sonoma
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The congratulations began to pour in as soon as the No. 99 Chevrolet crossed the finish line at Sonoma’s road course. The celebrating is likely still continuing.
The reason: Daniel Suarez  on Sunday became the first …

Mon, 06/13/22 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Suarez Captures Historic Cup Win at Sonoma
Rossi Speeds On With Pole At Road America
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A rejuvenated Alexander Rossi earned his first NTT IndyCar Series pole in more than three years Saturday during qualifying for the Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake, …

Sun, 06/12/22 – 9:28 | Comments Off on Rossi Speeds On With Pole At Road America
Corvettes Will Lead The GTE Pro Charge At Le Mans
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Corvette Racing will lead the seven-car GTE Pro field to the green flag for the rolling start of the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Saturday afternoon …

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Hagan Tops Hight In Lastest Funny Car Bout
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NHRA Funny Car competition in 2022 doesn’t get any better than Matt Hagan vs. Robert Hight. The three-time world champions met in the final of Sunday’s ninth annual NHRA New England Nationals, with point-leader Hagan …

Wed, 06/8/22 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Hagan Tops Hight In Lastest Funny Car Bout