Home » Archive by Author

Info Manager,

The desk responsible for updating schedules and standings for racin' today.

Articles by Info Manager

Champ Langdon Ends 2013 Season On Highest Note
Monday, Nov 11, 2013 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Champ Langdon Ends 2013 Season On Highest Note

Shawn Langdon book-ended his 2013 Top Fuel championship season Sunday with a victory in the 49th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona, just 20 miles from his boyhood home.
Langdon, who began the season with a win in February’s NHRA Winternationals at historic Auto Club Raceway, clinched his first Top Fuel title [...]

Coughlin Wins Fifth Pro Stock Championship
Sunday, Nov 10, 2013 – 20:43 | Comments Off
Coughlin Wins Fifth Pro Stock Championship

Jeg Coughlin Jr. clinched the 2013 Pro Stock championship Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway.
Coughlin became just the eighth driver in NHRA history to win a fifth professional championship, as he earned previous Pro Stock titles in 2000, 2002, 2007 and 2008. As a sportsman driver, Coughlin also won the [...]

Kenseth’s Bad Day At PIR Gives Johnson Big Edge
Sunday, Nov 10, 2013 – 18:20 | One Comment
Kenseth’s Bad Day At PIR Gives Johnson Big Edge

RacinToday.com
Sunday was separation day in the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
Separating in a positive direction was Jimmie Johnson, who finished third and will head to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway next weekend as the prohibitive favorite to pick up his sixth Cup championship.
Separating in a negative direction was Matt Kenseth who started [...]

Pittman Crowned Top Outlaw
Sunday, Nov 10, 2013 – 8:10 | Comments Off

RacinToday.com
Daryn Pittman won the World of Outlaws World 2013 championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. on Saturday night.
Pittman edged Donny Schatz for the championship by finishing 12th in Concord.
Paul McMahan drove to victory for the fourth time this season.
Pittman became the ninth different World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car [...]

Langdon Clinches Top Fuel
Saturday, Nov 9, 2013 – 21:20 | Comments Off
Langdon Clinches Top Fuel

Shawn Langdon locked up the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel world championship upon completion of qualifying at the Auto Club NHRA Finals on Saturday.
Antron Brown needed to make up three points during qualifying to have a shot at overtaking him, and he was unable to it.
Meanwhile, Brandon Bernstein (Top Fuel), John [...]

Busch Wins NNS Race; Dillon Pads Points Lead
Saturday, Nov 9, 2013 – 19:21 | Comments Off
Busch Wins NNS Race; Dillon Pads Points Lead

RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch drove the No. 54 Joe Gibbs racing Toyota  to victory in the ServiceMaster 200 NASCAR Nationwide Race at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday.
Bush finished more than four seconds ahead of race runner-up Justin Allgaier, who passed series leader Austin Dillon for the second position on the final lap.
Dillon held third, followed by Regan [...]

Schatz Gets Friday Win At Finals
Saturday, Nov 9, 2013 – 9:27 | Comments Off
Schatz Gets Friday Win At Finals

RacinToday.com
Donny Schatz, Darrell Lanigan and Brett Hearn each scored A-Main wins Friday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte during the seventh annual World of Outlaws World Finals in Concord, N.C.
Fans from 50 states, seven Canadian provinces, Australia, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands filled the stands and pit area for the second night of [...]

Teen Jones Wins Truck Race; Crafton Tightens Grip On Title
Saturday, Nov 9, 2013 – 8:54 | Comments Off
Teen Jones Wins Truck Race; Crafton Tightens Grip On Title

Erik Jones pulled away from Ross Chastain in the final 10 laps of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway, becoming the youngest winner in series history.
The 17-year-old Jones took the lead on Lap 142 of 150, short-cutting to the inside of Chastain through the dogleg on the backstretch.
Jones eclipsed Chase Elliott, a [...]

Langdon Closes In On Top Fuel Championship
Friday, Nov 8, 2013 – 21:11 | Comments Off
Langdon Closes In On Top Fuel Championship

A provisional-pole winning performance on Friday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona has put Shawn Langdon into position to clinch his first Top Fuel world championship as early as Saturday during the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
John Force (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in [...]

Johnson On Pole At PIR
Friday, Nov 8, 2013 – 21:00 | Comments Off
Johnson On Pole At PIR

Jimmie Johnson topped Sprint Cup qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway.
With a record run at 139.222 mph (25.858 seconds), Johnson won the pole for Sunday’s AdvoCare 500, the next-to-last race in the 10-event Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, as the top four drivers in qualifying broke the previous mark Kyle Busch set a year ago.
It [...]