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Local Driver Bell Wins Chili Bowl Thursday Qualifier
Friday, Jan 15, 2016 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Local Driver Bell Wins Chili Bowl Thursday Qualifier
Local Driver Bell Wins Chili Bowl Thursday Qualifier

Oklahoman Christopher Bell went wire-to-wire to post his second career preliminary victory during Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying night at the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
“If you give me one race a year (to win), it’s this race,” Bell, of Norman, Okla., said after his victory in the 25-lapper on Tulsa Expo […]

Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl
Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl
Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl

Californian Rico Abreu came up Aces during Wednesday’s River Spirit Qualifying Night, winning the 25-lap A-Feature for the second time in as many years during the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire in Tulsa, Okla.
“I believe last year that’s kind of how it went, too,” Abreu said after his victory […]

Bright Shines On Opening Night Of Chili Bowl
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Bright Shines On Opening Night Of Chili Bowl
Bright Shines On Opening Night Of Chili Bowl

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With only a few feet to spare at the finish line, Pennsylvania’s Alex Bright held off Indiana’s Joey Saldana to kick off the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, topping Tuesday’s Warren Cat Qualifying Night for his first Chili Bowl preliminary score.
“Absolutely amazing,” Bright said after his win on the quarter-mile Tulsa […]

Sprint Unlimited Details Released
Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 – 8:52 | One Comment
Sprint Unlimited Details Released

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NASCAR this week unveiled the specifics of the season-opening Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at newly updated Daytona International Speedway scheduled for Feb. 13.
Twenty-five drivers – including all drivers who participated in last year’s Chase playoffs – are eligible under the new rules for the 75-lap Speedweeks event.
“We’re ready to go,” said NASCAR Executive Vice President […]

Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar
Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar
Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar

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Luis Felipe “Pipo” Derani made a good first impression on the final day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
Derani drove the No. 2 Tequila Patron ESM Ligier to a lap of 1:39.249 (129.130 mph) in the Roar, which is an open test held before the 24, the opening […]

Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 – 9:14 | Comments Off on Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS

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Michael Shank Racing’s Oliver Pla led the scoring charts for the second day in a row Saturday during the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s infield road course.
Pla, driving the No. 60 Honda Ligier JS P2 prototype, set the pace Saturday night with a lap of 1:39.687 (128.562 mph).
He also posted the […]

Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack

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The new year has started off rather well for Michael Shank Racing.
On Friday, the team posted the fastest times during Friday’s opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Also on Friday, the
team announced it has accepted an invitation to compete in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans event.
The […]

NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
Sunday, Dec 20, 2015 – 13:31 | Comments Off on NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule

Four months after missing the initial cut, Heartland Park Topeka has been added to the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA officials have reached an agreement with Heartland Park Topeka’s new ownership group, Heartland Park Topeka, LLC, led by Chris Payne and Todd Crossley. The 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals will be contested […]

NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 – 19:17 | Comments Off on NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR
NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR

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NASCAR announced Tuesday that Robin Pemberton will not return as Senior Vice President of Competition.
Pemberton joined the sanctioning body in August of 2004. Since that time, he has overseen all areas of NASCAR competition.
 
“Robin has left an indelible mark on the sport while at NASCAR,” said NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton. “He joined us at a […]

Mercedes’ Rosberg Ends Season With Win in Abu Dhabi
Sunday, Nov 29, 2015 – 13:56 | Comments Off on Mercedes’ Rosberg Ends Season With Win in Abu Dhabi
Mercedes’ Rosberg Ends Season With Win in Abu Dhabi

Nico Rosberg out ran Mercedes AMG teammate and long-crowned 2015 Formula One teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix On Sunday.
Hamilton, who clinched the championship at the U.S. Grand Prix last month, finished 8.2 seconds behind Rosberg at the Yas Marina road course.
The victory was the sixth of the season for Germany’s […]