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Beckman’s Record Run Earns Pole In Las Vegas
Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 – 11:39 | Comments Off on Beckman’s Record Run Earns Pole In Las Vegas
Beckman’s Record Run Earns Pole In Las Vegas

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“Fast” Jack Beckman set both ends of the Funny Car track record at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday to secure pole position as qualifying concluded for the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) held serve from Friday to clinch No. […]

‘The Sarge’ On Early Pole At Vegas
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 – 8:46 | Comments Off on ‘The Sarge’ On Early Pole At Vegas
‘The Sarge’ On Early Pole At Vegas

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Embracing the awkward role of playoff spoiler, eight-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher emerged as provisional pole-sitter Friday after two rounds of qualifications for the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals.
Despite sitting sixth and a nearly insurmountable 192 points behind leader Steve Torrence, Schumacher covered the 1,000-foot distance at The Strip at Las Vegas […]

Former Indy Car Owner Vollstedt Passes Away
Monday, Oct 23, 2017 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Former Indy Car Owner Vollstedt Passes Away
Former Indy Car Owner Vollstedt Passes Away

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Team-owner Rolla Vollstedt _ best remembered for bringing Janet Guthrie to Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1976 as first female entrant for the Indianapolis 500 _ passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, in Portland, Ore. He was 99.
Passionate, articulate, outspoken and persuasive, Vollstedt was a high-profile member of the board of directors for the United States Auto […]

Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On
Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On
Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On

Martin Truex’s dominating weekend at Kansas Speedway was extended well into Sunday after noon as the Furniture Row Racing driver won from the pole at the 1.5-mile oval.
Truex led 91 of 267 laps in earning his seventh victory of the season in a race that featured some significant wrecks.
So good was his FRR Toyota that Truex […]

Reutzel Top ASCS Field In Texas
Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 – 13:39 | Comments Off on Reutzel Top ASCS Field In Texas

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The 44th annual Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals concluded Saturday night in Mesquite, Texas, with a first-time winner. Aaron Reutzel battled to the front of the famed dirt half-mile in his Dissolvalloy No. 87 to win the 30-lap American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network A-Main.
With Sam Hafertepe Jr. on his […]

Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin
Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin
Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin

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Point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG won pole position Saturday for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix Formula One race at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
His closest pursuer for the 2017 F1 World Championship, Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari, qualified P2 and will start alongside Hamilton on the front row. Hamilton claimed his 11th […]

Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate
Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate
Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate

Christopher Bell of Joe Gibbs Racing won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway.
In addition to earning the checkered flag, Bell incurred the animosity of teammate Erik Jones, who apparently didn’t like the slide-job pass for the lead Bell put on him with three laps to go.
Jones let Bell know of his displeasure while […]

Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track
Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track

Kansas Speedway can sort of, kind of, in a way be considered Furniture Row Racing’s home track as it sit just down Interstate 70 from Denver, Colo. Well, 600 miles or so down the I-70 but, hey, everybody has to have a place to call home.
On Friday, FRR’s Martin Truex Jr. delighted the “home folks” […]

Keselowski Wins Wreck-O-Rama At Talladega
Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 – 18:19 | Comments Off on Keselowski Wins Wreck-O-Rama At Talladega
Keselowski Wins Wreck-O-Rama At Talladega

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Brad Keselowski survived a late-race wreckfest, pulled off a last-lap pass and won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The win was Keselowski’s fifth at the restrictor-plate track, his third there since 2012 and moves him into the next round of the Playoffs.
“It’s a special day any day you can win,” he said, “but to […]

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 […]