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Gurney Puts Corvette Prototype On Rolex Pole
Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 – 19:20 | Comments Off
Gurney Puts Corvette Prototype On Rolex Pole

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Alex Gurney put the No. 99 Bob Stallings/GAINSCO Corvette DP on the overall pole for 2014 Rolex 24 with a fast lap of 1 minute, 38.270 seconds (130.416 mph) at Daytona International Speedway.
Gurney, son of the legendary Dan Gurney – winner of the first endurance race at DIS – collected the historic first pole of [...]

NASCAR Introduces Revamped Qualifying Procedures
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 – 16:37 | Comments Off
NASCAR Introduces Revamped Qualifying Procedures

NASCAR announced Wednesday that it is changing the qualifying formats for its three major touring series beginning with the 2014 season.
At tracks measuring 1.25 miles in length or larger, qualifying for the Coors Light Pole Award will consist of three rounds:
· The first qualifying elimination round [...]

Allgaier To Drive Phoenix No. 51 Cup Car
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 – 10:17 | Comments Off
Allgaier To Drive Phoenix No. 51 Cup Car

Phoenix Racing announced Tuesday that Justin Allgaier will drive the No. 51 BRANDT Chevrolet SS during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Allgaier, who finished fifth in the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship points, will be a candidate for the NASCAR Rookie of the Year award.
“This is an opportunity of a lifetime and I intend [...]

Clauson Captures 2014 Chili Bowl Championship
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 – 8:54 | Comments Off
Clauson Captures 2014 Chili Bowl Championship

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Bryan Clauson won the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals on Friday night in Tulsa, Okla.
To win the 2014 Golden Driller trophy, Clauson had to hold off four-time and defending champion Kevin Swindell, who finished second after starting 14th.
“I’m just really relieved I didn’t throw it away because these guys are really good,” Bryan Clauson said [...]

Force, Brown Quicken The Pace At Palm Beach Test
Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 – 20:45 | Comments Off
Force, Brown Quicken The Pace At Palm Beach Test

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Defending NHRA Funny Car world champ John Force and 2012 Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown put down the fastest runs in their respective categories during the final day of testing in Palm Beach, Fla.
Force drove his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang to a 4.013-second pass at 318.84 mph. The 16-time Funny Car world champion was [...]

NASCAR Reportedly Will Radically Change Chase
Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 – 9:14 | Comments Off
NASCAR Reportedly Will Radically Change Chase

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If reports out of North Carolina prove correct, the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship will undergo massive changes.
The Charlotte Observer newspaper ran a story on Friday evening that NASCAR is considering increasing the size of the year-ending playoff Chase field to 16 drivers.
That field of 16 would be whittled down by eliminations and culminate [...]

Clauson Tops Chili Bowl On Friday
Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 – 8:40 | Comments Off
Clauson Tops Chili Bowl On Friday

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Breaking a streak of three, first-time preliminary night winners, Bryan Clauson “railroaded” the field en route to his second career prelim victory during Friday’s Vacuworx Global Qualifying Night at the 28th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
“The thing was on a rail, and has been on a rail since the time [...]

NHRA Cars To Warm Up Cold Florida
Friday, Jan 17, 2014 – 15:21 | Comments Off
NHRA Cars To Warm Up Cold Florida

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Unseasonably cold weather in Florida has prompted the Professional Racers Owners Organization (PRO) and Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR) officials to move up the schedule for this weekend’s fourth annual PRO Winter Warm-Up.
Two Nitro Funny Car and Top Fuel sessions now will be contested at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. (EST) on Friday and Saturday. [...]

First-Timers Continue To Rule At 2014 Chili Bowl
Friday, Jan 17, 2014 – 8:16 | Comments Off
First-Timers Continue To Rule At 2014 Chili Bowl

The checkered flag waved on a first-time preliminary winner for the third consecutive evening during the Chili Bowl Nationals Thursday, as Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell posted a flag-to-flag/25-lap victory in the John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night A-Feature.
Bell’s win on the clay, quarter-mile Tulsa Expo Center track marked the second of the week for an Oklahoman during [...]

Armstrong Too Strong For Swindell At Chili Bowl
Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 – 8:29 | Comments Off
Armstrong Too Strong For Swindell At Chili Bowl

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Indiana’s Caleb Armstrong edged five-time Chili Bowl champion Sammy Swindell to score his first preliminary victory during Wednesday’s River Spirit Casino Qualifying Night, highlighting Day 2 of the 28th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
The second first-time winner on the quarter-mile clay surface at Tulsa Expo Center in as many nights, [...]