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John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina
Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 – 18:37 | Comments Off on John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina
John Force Kicks Off Countdown With Victory In North Carolina

Funny Car driver John Force, the NHRA’s all-time winningest driver, added to his victory record Sunday when he captured the Countdown playoff-opening Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
The victory was No. 146 for Force.
Also picking up victories in their respective categories at the Concord track were Antron Brown in Top Fuel, Jason Line […]

Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime
Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime
Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime

Martin Truex Jr. survived an early race tire problem that knocked him off the lead lap, got a great pit stop from his crew late in the race and went on to get the victory Sunday in the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoffs.
The win, his third of the season, […]

Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans
Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans
Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans

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Reigning champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley drove to victory in Saturday’s 6 Hours of COTA, the Lone Star Le Mans event at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
The Porsche 919 Hybrid drivers’ win was their third straight in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
“I think it’s mega that we won our […]

Jones Wins; Enters Xfinity Chase No. 1
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Jones Wins; Enters Xfinity Chase No. 1
Jones Wins; Enters Xfinity Chase No. 1

When leader Kyle Busch spun with a tire down on Lap 182 of 200, Erik Jones took full advantage of his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate’s misfortune and went on to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.
With four victories this season, Jones enters the inaugural Series Chase as the No. 1 […]

Kyle Busch Trucks To Win; Field Set For Camping World Chase
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Trucks To Win; Field Set For Camping World Chase
Kyle Busch Trucks To Win; Field Set For Camping World Chase

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The field for the first-ever Camping World Truck Series Chase was set on Friday at Chicagoland Speedway but it was Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch who won the race at the Joliet 1.5-mile oval.
Daniel Hemric finished second and he and Timothy Peters locked up the final two of eight spots in the inaugural trucks Chase, […]

Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins
Johnson Jr. Fastest In Funny Car As Countdown Begins

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Tommy Johnson Jr. sprinted into the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals _ first race of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders […]

Rain Cancels Qualifying At Chicagoland; Busch On Pole
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 – 15:41 | Comments Off on Rain Cancels Qualifying At Chicagoland; Busch On Pole
Rain Cancels Qualifying At Chicagoland; Busch On Pole

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Rain on Friday washed out qualifying for Sunday’s Chase-opening race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. As a result, top-seeded Kyle Busch will start the race from the pole.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver has won four races in 2016 and is the defending Sprint Cup champion.
Brad Keselowski, also a four-race winner this year and a former […]

Herrera Wins Big Dirt Race At TMS
Monday, Sep 12, 2016 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Herrera Wins Big Dirt Race At TMS
Herrera Wins Big Dirt Race At TMS

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Johnny Herrera went wire-to-wire to capture the American Sprint Car Series Red River Region Sprint Car Championship race Saturday night during the U.S. National Dirt Track Championship at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track.
 Herrera, of Albuquerque, N.M., started on-pole and led all 25 laps en route to his fifth series victory of the […]

Hamlin Wins Chase To The Chase Finale
Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins Chase To The Chase Finale
Hamlin Wins Chase To The Chase Finale

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Denny Hamlin won Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway in an event that set the field for the 2016 Chase playoffs.
The victory came in overtime and in a race that was yellow flagged 16 times.
It was the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s third win of the season and sends him into the Chase, which […]

Busch Untouchable In Xfinity Victory At RIR
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Busch Untouchable In Xfinity Victory At RIR
Busch Untouchable In Xfinity Victory At RIR

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Kyle Busch  cruised to victory in Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory came thanks to a quick early pitstop.
Busch entered the pits in fourth place under the first caution of the race after a tap from J.J. Yeley sent Justin Marks spinning into the frontstretch grass on Lap 48.
Busch was first off […]