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Defending Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon raced took the provisional pole Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Cruz Pedregon and Mike Edwards also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Dixon, who claimed one of his 12 season victories here […]
A Jimmie Johnson slump: Kind of an oxymoron the last five years. But as the Sprint Cup Series arrives in Martinville for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500, the defending five-time champion is suffering a bit of a dry spell.
He has not won a race since September of last year, when he won at Dover. […]
In racin’ news today, Thursday, March 31:
Pastrana-Waltrip Racing announced that David Reutimann will drive the No. 99 Toyota Camry in the April 8 Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway while Ryan Truex recovers from wrist surgery.
Reutimann replaces rookie points leader Truex, who underwent corrective surgery this week to repair a fractured right wrist.
“I hurt my […]
Kevin Harvick passed Jimmie Johnson for the lead – and the victory – as the two drivers came out of the final turn on the final lap of the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday.
Harvick’s margin of victory was .15 seconds. He led just the one lap.
“I just didn’t hold him off,” […]
Dario Franchitti took his first step toward repeating as IZOD IndyCar Series champion Sunday when he won the season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Franchitti took the lead four laps into the race and relinquished it for just two laps during a pittings equence.
The victory was the first for the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver […]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kyle Busch said he did not win Saturday’s Nationwide Series race. He said that his crew chief, Jason Ratcliff, did.
And truth be told, Busch had a great point.
On Ratcliff’s orders, Busch took just two tires on his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota during a green flag pit stop with 13 laps […]
In racin’ news today, Saturday, March 26:
(In this package – A.J. Foyt to miss St. Pete; Davey Hamilton to driver for Dreyer & Reinbold; Dan Wheldon gets ride for the 500; Marcus Gronholm flying high. This package will be updated as news develops today.)
Larry Foyt will be calling the shots this weekend for the ABC […]
Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Sunday’s Auto Club Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway with a lap at 184.653 mph on Friday.
The pole was the sixth of Montoya’s career. His last pole came at Talladega last October.
Montoya, driving an Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, heads into Sunday’s race eighth in points – 20 behind leader […]
Team Penske’s Will Power pace the first day of practice for Sunday’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Friday.
Power, the defending champion in St. Petersburg, topped the speed chart with a lap of 1 minute, 3.3759 seconds late in the hour-long afternoon session on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street course.
“I was very surprised to be P1, […]
Mooresville, N.C. – NASCAR team-owner Kevin Buckler has confirmed that his TRG Motorsports Sprint Cup Series team will switch from Chevrolet Impalas to Ford Fusions supplied by Roush Fenway Racing beginning at Texas Motor Speedway next month.
Additionally, power will be provided by Roush/Yates Engines beginning with practice and qualifying for the Samsung Mobile 500 in […]