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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 [...]

Langdon Off To Quick Start In Pomona
Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 – 21:04 | Comments Off
Langdon Off To Quick Start In Pomona

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Top Fuel points leader Shawn Langdon raced to the qualifying lead Thursday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the final playoff race of the 2013 NHRA Mello [...]

Ganassi DP Car Switching To Ford Power
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 – 17:22 | Comments Off
Ganassi DP Car Switching To Ford Power

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced it will switch from BMW to Ford power for next year’s inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season.
CGR, winner of seven of the last 10 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype Championships, made the announcement Tuesday during the Ford press conference at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.
Ganassi’s [...]

Johnson Dominates Texas; Takes Lead In Chase
Sunday, Nov 3, 2013 – 18:38 | 2 Comments
Johnson Dominates Texas; Takes Lead In Chase

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Jimmie Johnson had been very un-Jimmie Johnson-like on 1.5-mile ovals this season.  Thirty-three races into 2013, he had yet to win on tracks of that size. Then came Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and all of that changed.
Johnson dominated the race – the third-to-last of the season – by leading 255 of [...]

Keselowski Dominates Texas NNS Race
Saturday, Nov 2, 2013 – 17:31 | Comments Off
Keselowski Dominates Texas NNS Race

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Brad Keselowski took the lead for the final time with 14 laps to go and went on to win Saturday’s ninth annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the sixth of the year for the Penske Racing driver but his first at TMS. He led 105 of 200 laps.
“We [...]

Bowman Back On NNS Pole In Texas
Saturday, Nov 2, 2013 – 13:56 | Comments Off
Bowman Back On NNS Pole In Texas

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Rookie Alex Bowman became the first driver in Texas Motor Speedway history to complete a season sweep of NASCAR Nationwide Series poles Saturday, when he captured the top spot for the ninth annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge during the Pinnacle Propane Qualifying Days.
Bowman, driver of the No. 99 Microsoft Windows Toyota [...]

Edwards On Pole At TMS
Friday, Nov 1, 2013 – 17:26 | Comments Off
Edwards On Pole At TMS

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With chances for a Sprint Cup championship all but over, Carl Edwards hustled his way to the pole for Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Roush Fenway Racing’s Edwards – 10th in the 13-driver Chase and 76 points behind the leaders – beat out fellow Ford driver, Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing, in [...]

Truex Jr. To Drive For Furniture Row
Friday, Nov 1, 2013 – 10:04 | One Comment
Truex Jr. To Drive For Furniture Row

As expected, Furniture Row Racing announced Friday that veteran Martin Truex Jr. will drive the team’s Sprint Cup car next season.
Truex will fill the seat being vacated by Kurt Busch, a member of this year’s Chase, who is moving to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014.
“This is a big deal for me,” Truex said. “I’ve been impressed [...]

Anne Fornoro Wins 2013 Chapman Award
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 – 6:54 | One Comment
Anne Fornoro Wins 2013 Chapman Award

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Anne Fornoro, who has worked with racing legend A.J. Foyt for almost three decades, has been announced as winner of the 2013 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 is named in memory of Chapman, [...]

Matt Smith Rides Off With NHRA Bike Trophy
Monday, Oct 28, 2013 – 6:35 | Comments Off
Matt Smith Rides Off With NHRA Bike Trophy

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Matt Smith joined his father as a 2013 NHRA world champion Sunday, when he won the Pro Stock Motorcycle final of the 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Smith claimed his second PSM world championship on a day that saw John Force earn his record 16th Funny Car title [...]