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Byron Handed No. 5 Hendrick Cup Ride
Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 – 12:03 | Comments Off on Byron Handed No. 5 Hendrick Cup Ride
Byron Handed No. 5 Hendrick Cup Ride

William Byron will drive the No. 5 Chevrolet for 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Hendrick Motorsports beginning next season.
The ride currently belongs to Kasey Kahne, who, it was announced earlier, would not return after the current season.
In 2016, Byron, 19, won seven victories in the Camping World Truck Series. This year, the Charlotte, N.C, native […]

Hendrick To Cut Kahne
Monday, Aug 7, 2017 – 9:38 | Comments Off on Hendrick To Cut Kahne
Hendrick To Cut Kahne

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Kasey Kahne is out as a driver for Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR Cup program following the conclusion of the current season.
The team made that decision public in a press release it issued on Monday.
“Kasey has worked extremely hard,” Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, said in the release. “He’s a tremendous teammate and person, and he […]

Western Swing Ends The Way It Began
Monday, Aug 7, 2017 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Western Swing Ends The Way It Began
Western Swing Ends The Way It Began

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NHRA’s annual three-race summertime Western Swing wrapped up Sunday in the Great Northwest, leaving Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Drew Skillman to ponder the one that got away in Sonoma, Calif.
That threesome began “The Swing” with victories at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo., on July 23 and closed out the […]

Hight’s High Continues
Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Hight’s High Continues
Hight’s High Continues

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Robert Hight secured his second consecutive Funny Car pole position Saturday as qualifying concluded for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.
Hight earned P1 after a 1,000-foot pass in 3.883-seconds at 329.34 mph in his Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS during the fourth and final qualifying session in Kent, Wash. Hight […]

Kyle Busch Nails First Xfinity Series Win At Watkins Glen
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Nails First Xfinity Series Win At Watkins Glen
Kyle Busch Nails First Xfinity Series Win At Watkins Glen

Kyle Busch on Saturday got his first Xfinity Series win at the Watkins Glen road circuit in upstate New York.
Busch overcame a pit road penalty and went on to beat pole-sitter Joey Logano of Team Penske to the finish line by 1.049 seconds in the Zippo 200 at the 2.45-mile course.
“The cars have really been […]

Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale
Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale

Top Fuel point-leader and Pacific Raceways speed record-holder Steve Torrence emerged with the provisional qualifying lead after the opening sessions of time trials Friday for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals in Kent, Wash.
Torrence wheeled his Capco Contractors dragster to 1,000-foot pass in 3.791-seconds at 324.75 mph. The 34-year-old resident of Kilgore in West Texas […]

Kyle Busch Triangulates In On First Win Of ’17
Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 – 18:04 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Triangulates In On First Win Of ’17
Kyle Busch Triangulates In On First Win Of ’17

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Kyle Busch, the winner of four races last year and five in his series-championship 2015 season, won his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the current season on Sunday when he took the checkers at Pocono Raceway.
Starting from the pole at the 2.-5-mile Pocono triangle, Busch gave the formerly beleaguered Joe Gibbs Racing […]

Newgarden Eases To Victory
Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Newgarden Eases To Victory
Newgarden Eases To Victory

Josef Newgarden made it two in a row Sunday when he won the IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The victory for the Team Penske driver comes two weeks after he won at Toronto and gives him three victories on the season.
Thanks, Team Penske, he said.
“Well, I’ve got a great crew,” Newgarden, in […]

Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma
Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma
Tonglet Rides To Mickey Thompson Win; Field Set At Sonoma

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LE Tonglet raced to victory in his first career NHRA Mickey Thompson Tire Pro Bike Battle during the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Saturday. Tonglet bagged a $7,500 payday in the all-star race featuring the top eight Pro Stock Motorcycle riders during the last 12 months. 
Tonglet and his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki defeated […]

Power Has Pole Power At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Power Has Pole Power At Mid-Ohio
Power Has Pole Power At Mid-Ohio

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Will Power edged Team Penske teammage Josef Newgarden on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Power laid down a lap in 1:04.1720 seconds and at 126.672 mph at the 2.258-mile course to get the pole.
Power will start from the front row in the Honda Indy 200 […]