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Schumacher Clinches Top Fuel Championship No. 8
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 – 23:00 | Comments Off
Schumacher Clinches Top Fuel Championship No. 8

Tony Schumacher woke up Saturday as a seven-time NHRA Top Fuel champion. He went to bed Saturday night as an eight-time champ.
Schumacher clinched the 2014 championship when closest challenger
Spencer Massey failed to improve on his sixth-place qualifying position at the close of time trials for the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona (Calif.) Raceway.
Schumacher [...]

Kenseth Wins Final NNS Race
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 – 22:10 | Comments Off
Kenseth Wins Final NNS Race

Matt Kenseth won the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday.
Chase Elliott, who had clinched the driver’s championship last Saturday in Phoenix driving for JR Motorsports, finished 17th after scraping the outside wall late in the race.
Brad Keselowski finished eighth to give Roger Penske the owners’ championship.
Elliott also received [...]

Gordon On Pole At Homestead
Friday, Nov 14, 2014 – 21:23 | Comments Off
Gordon On Pole At Homestead

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Jeff Gordon edged Kurt Busch for the top starting spot in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway (3 p.m. ET on ESPN), as three of the four contenders in the Championship Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup qualified in the top nine during Friday’s time trials.
In [...]

Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 – 7:37 | Comments Off
Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery

RacinToday.com
Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr. underwent successful coronary bypass surgery Wednesday in Houston after being diagnosed with blockages on Monday.
Foyt, 79, was admitted into Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center on Friday with intermittent chest pains but initial testing results were inconclusive. However, a cardiac catheterization procedure performed Monday revealed blockages in arteries where [...]

Erik Jones Earns Dark Victory At PIR
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 – 8:19 | Comments Off
Erik Jones Earns Dark Victory At PIR

RacinToday.com
Erik Jones scored the definitive “lights-out” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway, where power outages delayed the start and ultimately shortened the distance of the Lucas Oil 150.
The defending event winner, Jones started on-pole and led 114 of 126 laps around PIR’s 1-mile trioval en route to his third [...]

Hamlin On Pole At PIR
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 – 8:05 | Comments Off
Hamlin On Pole At PIR

RacinToday.com
Denny Hamlin on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Hamlin, who needs to finish 11th or better in Sunday’s race to secure a spot in the four-driver, season-ending Championship Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff, won the pole with a lap in 25.332 seconds (142.113 mph) [...]

NASCAR Issues Penalties For Texas Brawl
Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 – 18:04 | 4 Comments
NASCAR Issues Penalties For Texas Brawl

RacinToday.com
In the wake of Sunday’s post-race brawl at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR issued the following statement Tuesday afternoon:
NASCAR has assessed penalties to crew members from the No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams for their involvement in post-race incidents on Nov. 2 at Texas Motor Speedway. In addition, the crew chiefs from [...]

Keselowski Q & A: I’m Here To Win
Monday, Nov 3, 2014 – 9:10 | Comments Off
Keselowski Q & A: I’m Here To Win

After every Sprint Cup race, the drivers who finished first through third are brought to track media centers for press conferences.
Brad Keselowski finished third in Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway so, there he was on the dais late Sunday afternoon. The majority of the questions put to him, as one would expect, concerned the [...]

Enders-Stevens Back On Top After Winning In Vegas
Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 – 22:34 | Comments Off
Enders-Stevens Back On Top After Winning In Vegas

RacinToday.com
Erica Enders-Stevens reclaimed the Pro Stock points lead with one race remaining by earning a major victory at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Enders-Stevens powered her Royal Purple Chevy Camaro to a 6.587-second pass at 209.36 mph to defeat reigning world champ Jeg Coughlin in the final. [...]

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 [...]