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Hamlin Wins Closest Daytona 500 In History
Sunday, Feb 21, 2016 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins Closest Daytona 500 In History
Hamlin Wins Closest Daytona 500 In History

Denny Hamlin hit the finish line inches ahead of Martin Truex Jr. to win Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
The margin of victory – .01 seconds –was the closest in the history of NASCAR’s most important race.
The victory was the first in a 500 for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and the 27th of his […]

Haas Gives Glimpse Of F1 Car
Sunday, Feb 21, 2016 – 15:10 | Comments Off on Haas Gives Glimpse Of F1 Car
Haas Gives Glimpse Of F1 Car

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The VF-16, Haas F1 Team’s first race car, officially broke cover Sunday in preparation for Monday’s opening preseason test at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya in Spain.
Drivers Romain Grosjean, of France, and Mexican Esteban Gutierrez are scheduled to test the VF-16 at Barcelona Monday through Thursday and again before its debut race, the season-opening Australian
Grand Prix March 20 in Melbourne, Australia.
Origin […]

Elliott Keeps Winning Things In Daytona
Sunday, Feb 21, 2016 – 8:44 | Comments Off on Elliott Keeps Winning Things In Daytona
Elliott Keeps Winning Things In Daytona

Chase Elliott continued his Speedweeks’ run for glory Saturday by winning the Powershares QQQ 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Elliott, who won the pole for Sunday’s Daytona 500 last Sunday, held off Joey Logano to get the victory on Saturday.
Elliott, the 20-year-old son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott, led much […]

Sauter Gets Win, Probable Chase Berth In Daytona Truck Race
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Sauter Gets Win, Probable Chase Berth In Daytona Truck Race
Sauter Gets Win, Probable Chase Berth In Daytona Truck Race

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It appears that Johnny Sauter has become the first non-Sprint Cup driver to earn a berth in a NASCAR playoff.
Sauter won Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway and in doing so secured a spot in that series’ first-ever Chase, a seven-race playoff modeled after the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Sauter […]

Steve Torrence Tops At Winternationals
Sunday, Feb 14, 2016 – 20:03 | Comments Off on Steve Torrence Tops At Winternationals
Steve Torrence Tops At Winternationals

Hiring ace tuner Alan Johnson paid off big on Sunday for Steve Torrence.
Torrence edged Doug Kalitta in the finals of the Top Fuel division to win the Circle K Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif. on Sunday.
To get the victory, Torrence had to beat teammates Morgan Lucas and Richie Crampton in Round 2 […]

Mike Dunn Makes Executive Decision
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 – 19:19 | 3 Comments
Mike Dunn Makes Executive Decision

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Former NHRA competitor-turned-TV analyst Mike Dunn has launched his third career in drag racing as an executive. Meet Mike Dunn, president of the International Hot Rod Association.
IRG Sports + Entertainment, a portfolio company of TPG _ parent company to the IHRA _ announced Tuesday that Dunn has been installed as IHRA president in advance […]

NASCAR Revamps Green-White-Checker Format
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 – 15:42 | Comments Off on NASCAR Revamps Green-White-Checker Format
NASCAR Revamps Green-White-Checker Format

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NASCAR officials announced Thursday a change to the overtime system that it uses for it Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck series.
At the heart of the new green-white-checkered flag finish is the institution of an “overtime line”.
NASCAR explained the new system as follows:
After taking the green on the overtime restart, if the leader then […]

NHRA’s Spring Training Comes To A Rapid Conclusion
Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 – 10:10 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Spring Training Comes To A Rapid Conclusion
NHRA’s Spring Training Comes To A Rapid Conclusion

Tommy Johnson Jr. and Brittany Force posted the quickest runs in their respective categories Saturday during the final day of NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix.
NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car teams utilized the four-day pre-season test session to prepare for the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals, next weekend at […]

‘Fastest Jack’ Lays Down Huge Pass In Arizona Test Session
Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 – 18:05 | Comments Off on ‘Fastest Jack’ Lays Down Huge Pass In Arizona Test Session
‘Fastest Jack’ Lays Down Huge Pass In Arizona Test Session

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“Fast Jack” Beckman posted a time quicker than the current Funny Car national record he owns and Top Fuel ace Tony Schumacher almost bettered the national record in his category Friday during Day 3 of NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., near Phoenix.
NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car […]

NHRA Fires Up For Spring Training
Friday, Feb 5, 2016 – 16:13 | Comments Off on NHRA Fires Up For Spring Training
NHRA Fires Up For Spring Training

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Steve Torrence and Jack Beckman were quickest in their respective categories Thursday during Day 2 of NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., near Phoenix.
NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car teams are utilizing the four-day preseason test to prepare for the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals next weekend (Feb. […]