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JFR’s Werner Wins Chapman Award
Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 – 14:06 | Comments Off
JFR’s Werner Wins Chapman Award

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Elon Werner, who directs the publicity and communications for drag racing’s biggest star, John Force, and Force’s championship team, today was announced as winner of the 2014 Jim Chapman Award for excellence in motorsports public relations.
The Chapman Award is considered by many in the industry as the highest honor in racing public relations. It [...]

Hagan Wins Vegas Pole, Moves Closer To Crown
Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 – 7:16 | Comments Off
Hagan Wins Vegas Pole, Moves Closer To Crown

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Matt Hagan took another step toward winning his second Funny Car championship when he qualified No. 1 with the sixth quickest time in NHRA Funny Car history at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Hagan powered his Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger to a career-best performance and a [...]

Force Announces Primary Sponsor For 2015
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 – 18:27 | Comments Off
Force Announces Primary Sponsor For 2015

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John Force Racing announced Saturday that PEAK anti-freeze and engine coolant will be the primary sponsor of John Force’s Funny Car for a majority in the 2015 season.
Peak will also be continuing as a major associate sponsor on Robert Hight, Courtney Force, and Brittany Force’s cars.
“I’m committed to continuing to lead a championship team and [...]

Kyle Busch Wins NNS Race; Eyes The Texas Triple
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 – 18:01 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins NNS Race; Eyes The Texas Triple

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch won his 70th career NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday when he held off Joey Logano at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch’s victory gave Joe Gibbs Racing is 100th victory in the series. The victory also puts Busch in position to pull off the Texas Triple as he also [...]

Kyle Busch Wins Texas Truck Race
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins Texas Truck Race

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Kyle Busch took the checkered flag under caution at the end of a green-white-checkered-flag run to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night.
ThorSport Racing’s Jeb Burton finished second, followed by Timothy Peters, polesitter Tyler Reddick and series leader Matt Crafton.

The victory was Busch’s seventh of the season, [...]

Prock Goes To Work On Beckman’s Car
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 – 6:54 | Comments Off
Prock Goes To Work On Beckman’s Car

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Two-time NHRA world championship crew chief Jimmy Prock has been added to Jack Beckman’s Infinite Hero Foundation Funny Car tuning team for this weekend’s 14th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Prock was hired by Don Schumacher Racing on Oct. 23, one day following his release by 16-time world champion [...]

Medlen-Tuned John Force Car Takes Early Lead in Vegas
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 – 6:51 | Comments Off
Medlen-Tuned John Force Car Takes Early Lead in Vegas

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In the thick of the battle to earn another NHRA Funny Car world championship, John Force raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Force powered his Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Mustang to a 1,000-foot pass in 4.039-seconds at 318.54 mph to top the [...]

Wallace Wins Martinsville Truck Race; Honors Wendell Scott
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 – 18:12 | Comments Off
Wallace Wins Martinsville Truck Race; Honors Wendell Scott

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
MARTINSVILLE, Va.— Driving a No. 34 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota painted and numbered as a tribute to NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee Wendell Scott—and with Scott’s family in attendance at Martinsville Speedway—polesitter Darrell Wallace Jr. held off Timothy Peters to winSaturday’s Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
Last year at Martinsville, [...]

McMurray Edges Chase Drivers To Win Martinsville Pole
Friday, Oct 24, 2014 – 19:29 | Comments Off
McMurray Edges Chase Drivers To Win Martinsville Pole

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Jamie McMurray posted a lap in 18.954 seconds (99.905 mph) to win the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The pole was the second at Martinsville and the 11th of McMurray’s career.
Second fastest in qualifying were Chase drivers Joey Logano (99.605 mph) and Matt Kenseth (99.318 mph).
Tony Stewart (99.297 mph) qualified fourth, [...]

Racing Pioneer Beadle Passes Away
Monday, Oct 20, 2014 – 15:03 | Comments Off
Racing Pioneer Beadle Passes Away

Raymond Beadle, an icon of Texas motor racing, passed away Monday at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. The three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion was 70.
At the peak of his success, Beadle campaigned cars in NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA and the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and was owner of Chaparral Trailer Company.
Widely-credited [...]