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Elliott Sadler won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday.
Trailing leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by 15 points in the battle for the series championship, Sadler put his No. 2 Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet on the pole for Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge with a lap at 186.348 mph.
That was was [...]
A couple of more questions about Danica Patrick’s NASCAR future were answered on Friday during a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway.
At the press conference, which was attended by both Patrick and her Sprint Cup team owner, Tony Stewart, it was announced that Patrick will drive in 10 Cup races next year.
Also, she will be [...]
In racin’ news today:
(In this package: Reutimann out at MWR; Danica’s plans to be detailed; Penske to return in tact to INDYCAR; Ed Carpenter launches own IndyCar team; KVM going with Chevy.)
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Thursday that it would release driver David Reutimann at the end of the 2011 season.
MWR has scheduled a press conference [...]
Former Sprint Cup Series driver Jeremy Mayfield was reportedly arrested Tuesday night in Catawba, N.C. on charges of methamphetamine possession.
According to a report by the Associated press, sheriff department officials had visited Mayfield’s home to investigate charges of stolen property, and during a search turned up 1.5 grams of methamphetamine. The AP story said the search [...]
NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick and his wife, Linda, reportedly suffered minor injuries when the small jet in which they were riding ran off a runway in Key West, Fla.
The incident reportedly took place Monday evening.
The Hendricks were taken to a Key West hospital and treated. The pilot and co-pilot were taken to the hospital [...]
Jason Line clinched his second NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock world championship Sunday at the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Del Worsham, Ron Capps, Mike Edwards and Eddie Krawiec raced to wins in their respective categories at the penultimate race of the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]
Tony Stewart passed Jimmie Johnson for the lead with three laps to go and hung on to get the victory Sunday in the Tums Fast Relief 500 Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
The victory was the third for Stewart in the 10-race Chase. It moved him from fourth to second in the point standings.
Johnson finished [...]
Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Ron Capps, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana Jr. were also provisional No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the penultimate race of the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing season.
Denny Hamlin won his first ever Camping World Truck Series race when he topped the field at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.
Hamlin, driving the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, as making his 12th start in the series.
He has now won in all three of NASCAR’s top series.
“It’s a big deal for me,” Hamlin said of [...]
Rumors that a Formula 1 race will be held in New Jersey in 2013 were confirmed during a press conference held on Tuesday.
The New Jersey event will be a street race. It will be held in Hudson County and bordered by the Hudson River. Its backdrop will be the Manhattan skyline, located across the river. [...]