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Crafton Gets Monster Victory
Saturday, May 14, 2016 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Crafton Gets Monster Victory
Crafton Gets Monster Victory

Matt Crafton led 76 laps en route to winning Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Crafton, a two-time series champion, held off Daniel Suarez and rookie Christopher Bell to get the victory. The victory was his first at the Monster Mile.
“I’ve always wanted a Miles (The Monster trophy),” he said. “We’ve come […]

Rain Washes Out Dover Qualifying; Harvick On Pole
Friday, May 13, 2016 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Rain Washes Out Dover Qualifying; Harvick On Pole
Rain Washes Out Dover Qualifying; Harvick On Pole

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Rain wiped out Friday’s Sprint Cup Series qualifying session at Dover.
As a result, Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start from the front of the field at the Monster Mile on Sunday (1 p.m. ET on FS1).
Harvick won the pole and Earnhardt P2 as the field for the race was set by practice speeds on […]

Teen Byron Wins Kansas Truck Series Race
Saturday, May 7, 2016 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Teen Byron Wins Kansas Truck Series Race
Teen Byron Wins Kansas Truck Series Race

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Rookie William Byron won Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway for the first time.
Driving the No. 9 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports, the 18-year-old Byron beat two-time series champion Matt Crafton to the finish line.
To get the victory, Byron needed the help of Johnny Sauter and Ben Rhodes. They were leading late in the […]

Gittings Named NHRA’s Chief Starter
Friday, May 6, 2016 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Gittings Named NHRA’s Chief Starter
Gittings Named NHRA’s Chief Starter

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Long-time drag racing participant Mike Gittings, most recently chief starter in the NHRA’s Northwest Division and a certified team member of the NHRA Safety Safari presented by AAA, has been appointed official NHRA Chief Starter.
Gittings is only the fourth chief starter in the sport’s 65-plus year history, following the late Buster Couch (1955-1996), Rick […]

Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca
Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 19:48 | Comments Off on Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca
Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca

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Ozz Negri and John Pew drove the Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Honda Ligier JS P2 car to its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory Sunday at the Tire Monterey Grand Prix Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway in California.
Negri led all but five of the final 31 laps on the 11-turn, 2.238-mile circuit to give the […]

Sadler Celebrates Birthday With Talladega Win
Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Sadler Celebrates Birthday With Talladega Win
Sadler Celebrates Birthday With Talladega Win

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
On his 41st birthday, Elliott Sadler got an unexpected present.
When Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race ended under caution in overtime with the front-runners just short of the finish line, Sadler had the lead, after Joey Logano’s last-ditch attempt to block Sadler in the tri-oval ended with Logano’s No. […]

Wilkerson’s Big Season Continues
Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Wilkerson’s Big Season Continues
Wilkerson’s Big Season Continues

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Tim Wilkerson rode a personal-best elapsed time to the pole position in Funny Car as qualifications concluded Saturday for the 29th annual NHRA SpringNationals. 
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also locked-up No. 1 positions in their respective categories during the sixth event of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season at […]

Chase Elliott on Talladega Pole
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 – 13:47 | Comments Off on Chase Elliott on Talladega Pole
Chase Elliott on Talladega Pole

Rookie Chase Elliott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
It was the Hendrick Motorsports drivers second pole of the season – the other coming at Daytona for the season-opening 500.
His fast lap was at 192.661 mph.
“This is definitely a special place,” Elliott said. “It’s cool to get it […]

Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15
Friday, Apr 29, 2016 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15
Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Drivers have short memories when it comes to races won and lost, but last year’s Talladega Chase race is one that stick’s in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mind – and in his craw.
Needing a win to advance to the Round of 8 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint […]

Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 – 16:40 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber

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Simon Pagenaud survived a late-race shunt with Graham Rahal, passed the damaged car of Rahal with five laps later and went on to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Alabama’s Barber Motorsports Park.
The victory was the second straight for the Team Penske driver and allowed him to pad his points lead.
“That’s not a corner you […]