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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 [...]

Force Uses Record Run To Earn Vegas Pole
Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 – 20:24 | Comments Off
Force Uses Record Run To Earn Vegas Pole

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Points leader John Force qualified in the No. 1 position and continued his late-season surge with a track record performance in Funny Car on Saturday during the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their [...]

Wallace Jr. Trucks To Victory At Martinsville
Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 – 17:31 | Comments Off
Wallace Jr. Trucks To Victory At Martinsville

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Darrell Wallace Jr. earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in the Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.
By claiming the victory, Wallace Jr., who turned 20 on Oct. 8 became the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR national touring series event since Wendell Scott won in the NASCAR Sprint Cup [...]

Taylor Brothers To Drive For Dad In 2014
Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 – 17:16 | Comments Off
Taylor Brothers To Drive For Dad In 2014

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Driving team owner Wayne Taylor’s Corvette DP in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship next season will be his sons Ricky and Jordan Taylor.
Jordan Taylor, who at 22 became the youngest Daytona Prototype-class champion in Grand-Am Rolex Series history when he co-drove with veteran Italian Max “The Ax” Angelelli to five victories in his first season [...]

Langdon Takes First Round Of Qualifying In Vegas
Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 – 7:15 | Comments Off
Langdon Takes First Round Of Qualifying In Vegas

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Top Fuel point-leader Shawn Langdon continued to push toward his first world championship by racing to the qualifying lead Friday at the 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Courtney Force (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and rookie Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their [...]

Martinsville Ace Hamlin Wins Cup Pole
Friday, Oct 25, 2013 – 16:56 | Comments Off
Martinsville Ace Hamlin Wins Cup Pole

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Denny Hamlin won the Coors Light pole for the seventh race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, turning a track-record lap in 19.013 seconds (99.595 mph) at Martinsville Speedway on Friday.
Hamlin, who has four Martinsville victories, will start beside second-place qualifier Jimmie Johnson (99.344 mph), who has eight Martinsville wins to his credit, [...]

Cagnazzi, Gray To Merge Pro Stock Teams
Friday, Oct 25, 2013 – 15:58 | Comments Off
Cagnazzi, Gray To Merge Pro Stock Teams

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NHRA teams Gray Motorsports and Cagnazzi Racing will combine forces in 2014 to create a multi-car team Pro Stock team.
The merged team will race under the Gray Motorsports banner.
Engine development for both the Pro Stock and Cagnazzi’s successful COPO Camaro Stock Eliminator programs will take place at the Gray Motorsports facility in Denver, N.C., and [...]

McMurray Ends Skid By Winning At Talladega
Sunday, Oct 20, 2013 – 16:17 | 2 Comments
McMurray Ends Skid By Winning At Talladega

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Jamie McMurray took the lead with 17 laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s relatively quiet Camping World RV Sales 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory came under yellow and was the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing driver’s first win since 2010. It was his second win at Talladega and seventh of [...]