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Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start
Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Saturday, almost performing as scripted for his last season of full-time NASCAR Cup Series racing, won the pole for Sunday’s race at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway.
It was his first pole at NASCAR’s biggest track and one associated with the Earnhardt family.
Earnhardt laid down a lap 50.256 seconds (190.544 mph) in the […]

Furniture Row To Downsize
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Furniture Row To Downsize
Furniture Row To Downsize

Furniture Row Racing announced on Wednesday that it will return to being a one-car operation in 2018.
A press release issued by the team said, “As Furniture Row Racing looks ahead to the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season, the Denver, Colo. based team is not planning to field the No. 77 Toyota as a second car […]

DeJoria To Retire
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 – 12:01 | Comments Off on DeJoria To Retire
DeJoria To Retire

Kalitta Motorsports announced Monday that Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria will retire after the 2017 season.
“It’s one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make and I will miss everyone so much. My reasoning behind this decision is simple, it’s time for me to switch my focus towards my family,” said DeJoria, driver of […]

Truex Jr. Beats Field At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 – 16:40 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Beats Field At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Truex Jr. Beats Field At Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Martin Truex Jr. won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Truex’s Furniture Row Racing No. 78 Toyota led 91 of 337 laps, the fourth of 10 playoff races for the series.
Truex survived a pair of late-race restarts and an overtime finish to secure his sixth victory of the season, his second at the […]

Rust-Free Bowman Gets Xfinity Win
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Rust-Free Bowman Gets Xfinity Win
Rust-Free Bowman Gets Xfinity Win

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Alex Bowman drove to victory in Saturday night’s rain-delayed Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Bowman’s victory was his first in the the series.
Ryan Reed finished in 12th place, one position behind Brendan Gaughan. But Reed moved on to the Playoff’s Round of 8 by one point over Gaughan, who was eliminated along with Jeremy Clements (20th on […]

Hamlin On CMS Pole
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Hamlin On CMS Pole
Hamlin On CMS Pole

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Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing claimed the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday.
Hamlin will start up front in the first race in the Round of 12 in the series Playoff after coving the 1.5-mile distance at CMS in 28.184 seconds (191.598 mph) to edge teammate, Matt Kenseth (191.489 […]

NHRA Downsizing Pro Stock
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 – 7:23 | Comments Off on NHRA Downsizing Pro Stock
NHRA Downsizing Pro Stock

NHRA’s Pro Stock Car category, which will compete at all 24 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events in 2018, will feature eight-car fields at nine selected national events and traditional 16-car fields at the other 15 races.
The NHRA said the change in field size is intended to elevate competition and spark renewed interest in the […]

F1 Returning to ESPN in ’18
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 – 14:21 | Comments Off on F1 Returning to ESPN in ’18
F1 Returning to ESPN in ’18

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Formula 1 racing will move back to ESPN beginning with the 2018 season it was announced on Wednesday.
ESPN and ABC will televise all 21 races in the championship. The first Formula 1 race ever aired in the U.S. was on ABC in 1962.
Beginning with the season-opening Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix on March 25, and ending […]

Kyle Busch Drives Elliott To School At Dover
Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Drives Elliott To School At Dover
Kyle Busch Drives Elliott To School At Dover

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Kyle Busch tracked down Chase Elliott over the final 40 or so laps, caught him and passed him for the lead with just over one lap to go and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Playoffs race at Dover International Speedway.

The victory was Busch’s fourth of the season and second of the playoffs and […]

Verstappen Captures Malaysia
Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Verstappen Captures Malaysia
Verstappen Captures Malaysia

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Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing won Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix.
Finishing second was Britain’s Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes while Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo was third.
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari drove a remarkable race, coming back to claim fourth place after having started at the back of the grid.
Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas in fifth.
A day after his […]