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Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Sunday’s AAA 400 Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
Truex, who claimed his first pole of the season and the sixth of his career, will start the third race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup next to Kurt Busch, the highest qualifying driver [...]
Matt Hagan powered his DieHard Dodge Charger to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the Auto-Plus® NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pa.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also qualifying leaders at the third of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle [...]
In Racin’ News today:
Officials at Germain Racing, a long-time participant in the NASCAR Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series, said Thursday that they will be scaling back operations next season.
Part of the process will involved employee layoffs.
Germain said that the cause of the scale-back is over-expansion in 2011.
“We began this process two weeks ago, and [...]
Al Unser Jr. is in trouble with the law again and because of that has been suspended by INDYCAR officials.
Unser, a former winner of the Indianapolis 500 as a driver, was arrested near his home in New Mexico early Thursday morning on reckless driving and alcohol-related charges.
According to reports, Unser was clocked by sherriff’s deputies [...]
For the second time in three days of testing, Audi Sport’s Romain Dumas set the fastest lap of the day ahead of Saturday’s 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda.
The Frenchman set a lap of 1:09.550 (131.474 mph) in Wednesday’s two-hour session at Road Atlanta in the Audi R18 that he will share with [...]
NASCAR announced the 2012 schedule for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Wednesday and it features just a few minor adjustments.
Perhaps most notable is the subtraction of one off weekend.
“We believe the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule will once again provide fans with what they’ve come to expect every season – the world’s most [...]
Cruz Pedregon raced to his first win of the season and moved into the third spot in the Funny Car point standings as racing came to an end Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex.
Bob Vandergriff, Jason Line and Michael Phillips were also winners in their respective categories at the second [...]
The International Motorsports Hall of Fame announced Sunday that NHRA greats Kenny Bernstein and John Force will be inducted into the Hall along with NASCAR’s Richard Childress.
“Congratulations to the Class of 2012. Kenny and John have shown a competitive fire in their sport that earned them this International honor,” said IMHOF Executive Director Grant [...]
Jason Meyers won Saturday night’s World of Outlaws race in the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway.
Meyers and his Elite Racing team captured their fifth victory of the year and extended their lead in the point standings.
“Wins have been so hard to come by this year,” said Meyers, of Clovis, Calif. “We had a great car [...]
Kyle Busch easily won Saturday’s F.W. Webb 175 Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Busch finished 3.816 seconds ahead of runner-up Austin Dillon to post his sixth win in 14 starts this season and the 30th victory of his career.
“We haven’t had the best of runs at the mile-and-a-half tracks and the [...]