Bell Beats Back Brad In Loudon
Sat, 21/07/18 – 19:04 | No Comment
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Christopher Bell won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory was the second straight for Bell. To get it, he had to hold off former Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski.
Bell led the field for a total of 93 laps, and after 13 lead changes, he led for the final time on […]

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Kurt Busch Drives To New Hampshire Pole
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Kurt Busch won the pole at New Hampshire on Friday.

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Kurt Busch drove his way to the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.

Busch earned the pole at the 1.058-mile track with a lap at 133.591 mph in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford.

Busch head out early in the final session to lay down his fast lap.

“I don’t want to second-guess anything, so when the crew chief (Billy Scott) says ‘Go,’ you just go,” said Busch. “I like the way we made the right changes through each of the rounds, and we stuck to a game plan.

“That’s exactly what you hope to have each time you go to qualifying, where you don’t have to deviate away from the plan you set in place.” Read the full story »

Fri, 07/20/18 – 17:13 | No Comment
Force Drivers Forceful Indeed At Mile Highs
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Point-leader Courtney Force led a 1-2-3 sweep of provisional Funny Car qualifying for John Force Racing Friday after two rounds of time trials for the 39th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals, first of three consecutive races during the annual summertime Western Swing. 
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) […]

Sat, 07/21/18 – 8:20 | No Comment
Kurt Busch Drives To New Hampshire Pole
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Kurt Busch drove his way to the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
Busch earned the pole at the 1.058-mile track with a lap at 133.591 mph in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford.
Busch head out early in the final session to lay down his fast lap.
“I don’t want […]

Fri, 07/20/18 – 17:13 | No Comment
IndyCar And Sonoma Split; Laguna On Board
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The Verizon IndyCar Series will change California zip codes for its season-ending race beginning in 2019.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca have confirmed that the historic Northern California road-course with Indy car roots will return to the schedule in 2019.
The three-year agreement, approved Tuesday by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors overseeing operation […]

Wed, 07/18/18 – 18:55 | No Comment
Dixon Stays Clean; Wins Rugged Toronto Race
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Scott Dixon powered to the lead when leader/polesitter Josef Newgarden side-swiped a concrete wall on a Lap 34 restart, and led the rest of the way en route to victory in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race on the streets of Toronto.
The victory in the 85-lapper allowed the Chip Ganassi Racing driver to extend his lead in […]

Sun, 07/15/18 – 16:52 | No Comment
Newgarden To Start Toronto From Pole
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Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden took advantage of constantly changing conditions during Honda Indy Toronto qualifying Saturday to win pole position and the Verizon P1 Award for the 34th Indy car race to be contested at Exhibition Place.
The reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Newgarden was the last driver to hit the track during the Firestone Fast […]

Sun, 07/15/18 – 8:18 | No Comment
Truex Jr. Makes It Two Straight In Kentucky
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Martin Truex Jr. turned in another dominating performance in winning at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. This time his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory there came without late-race drama of last year’s.
Truex, who led 175 of 267 laps in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota on Saturday, passed Kurt Busch for the lead with 44 laps […]

Sun, 07/15/18 – 8:14 | No Comment
Bell Claims Kentucky Xfinity Race
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Christopher Bell, forced to start from the rear of the field in Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway, recovered for his first win on the 1.5-mile track and his second of 2018.
A spin in qualifying forced the Joe Gibb Racing rookie’s poor starting position.
“This is really special,” Bell said. “I keep making mistakes. […]

Sat, 07/14/18 – 9:04 | No Comment
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Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Friday.
“It wasn’t a perfect lap by any means but it was good enough,” said Truex after posting a speed of 188.890 mph (25.588-seconds). “We worked in race trim the whole time and honestly, our qualifying run, we only got […]

Fri, 07/13/18 – 19:54 | No Comment
Turns And Feuds Are The Talk Of Kentucky
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Some notes and quotes from Sparta, Kentucky on Friday:
Looking for action at Kentucky Speedway? Keep your eyes on Turn 3, drivers say.
“Turn 3 is tough for sure,” Martin Truex Jr said. “It seems like this year maybe a little bit easier with the new tires that they brought here, but […]

Fri, 07/13/18 – 18:32 | No Comment
Jones Headed to The Top? Let’s Slow Down a Bit, Please
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As I rolled up the old pant legs and waded into media reaction to last weekend’s racing in Daytona, Iowa, Epping and Bowmanville, a headline caught my eye. It read, “Erik Jones showing he’s ready to rise to the top”.
The accompanying piece – presumably and hopefully an opinion piece – proclaimed Jones victory in Saturday […]

Fri, 07/13/18 – 17:06 | No Comment