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Flat Spot On: Saga of Paul Jr. Well Scored by Novelist Wilkinson
Tuesday, 11 Dec, 2018 – 8:48 | No Comment
Flat Spot On: Saga of Paul Jr. Well Scored by Novelist Wilkinson

John Paul Jr. in the cockpit of his Formula Ford.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Few racing car drivers arrive with as much star talent as John Paul Jr. and none from his own era met such a star-crossed career. It’s fitting that a novelist, Sylvia Wilkinson, has composed his biography.

Titled 50/50 – Race Car Driver […]

Alonso Heading Back To Indianapolis in ’19
Tuesday, 4 Dec, 2018 – 8:53 | No Comment
Alonso Heading Back To Indianapolis in ’19

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso will pay a return visit to the Indianapolis 500 next year it was announced on Tuesday.
The Spanish driver will drive a Chevrolet Powered car and be sponsored by McLaren, the company for which he has driven in Formula 1.
Alonso won F1 championships in 2005 […]

The Promise Of Joey Logano Has Been Fulfilled
Monday, 19 Nov, 2018 – 8:06 | Comments Off on The Promise Of Joey Logano Has Been Fulfilled
The Promise Of Joey Logano Has Been Fulfilled

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Joey Logano possessed one dream as a child – to be a NASCAR champion. On Sunday at Homestead-Motor Speedway his dream finally became reality.
With a Ford that was powerful on the short runs, Logano bolted into the lead with 12 laps remaining and stretched his advantage to […]

Little Old ‘Me’ Logano Topples ‘The Big Three’
Sunday, 18 Nov, 2018 – 19:31 | Comments Off on Little Old ‘Me’ Logano Topples ‘The Big Three’
Little Old ‘Me’ Logano Topples ‘The Big Three’

By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
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In the lead-up to Sunday’s season-ending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, driver Joey Logano referred to the four remaining championship contenders as, “The big three and me.”
In the darkness of the South Florida swamps, it was a tear-soaked “me” hoisting the big, silver championship trophy in […]

Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking
Thursday, 15 Nov, 2018 – 9:03 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking
Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Longtime radio announcer Barney Hall gave David Pearson his “Silver Fox” nickname, which fit extraordinarily well beyond the graying hair that emerged during his salad days of the 1970s. Pearson was elusive as in hard to catch. He was wily as in difficult to pin down. And, he was fast as […]

‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83
Monday, 12 Nov, 2018 – 21:03 | Comments Off on ‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83
‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83

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According to media reports, Hall of Fame driver David Pearson has died at age 83.
The three-time champion in the NASCAR Cup Series, and the winner of 105 Cup races, died on Monday the reports say.
Pearson won 105 Cup races, second only to Richard Petty, who was Pearson’s chief rival in the 1960s and ’70s.
Between 1963-77, […]

Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 19:15 | Comments Off on Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set
Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Next week in the humid, swampy darkness of Homestead-Miami Speedway, three drivers will be gunning for their second NASCAR Cup Series championship and one other will be going for his first.
That was all determined by an ugly race Sunday near Phoenix, Ariz.
Kyle Busch moved to the lead for a final […]

Bell Drives His Way Into Xfinity Series Finale
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Bell Drives His Way Into Xfinity Series Finale
Bell Drives His Way Into Xfinity Series Finale

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Christopher Bell drove through the field to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Phoenix and advance to the Nov. 17 season championship finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Faced with a must-win situation entering the Round of 8 elimination race, Bell did exactly that. By the end of Stage 1, he had cracked the top 10. At […]

Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame
Friday, 9 Nov, 2018 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame
Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – He wasn’t packing a helmet and he declined several requests to reprise his signature back flip off a stage. With that, retired NASCAR star Carl Edwards celebrated his induction into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame as 2017 classmate to popular IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves.
Edwards […]

Harvick Stripped Of Round Of Four Berth
Wednesday, 7 Nov, 2018 – 12:14 | Comments Off on Harvick Stripped Of Round Of Four Berth
Harvick Stripped Of Round Of Four Berth

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NASCAR came down hard on Kevin Harvick Wednesday as it stripped him of the berth in the Round of 4 that he had secured by winning at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
The penalty stemmed for having his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford fail post-race inspection.
The problem was an illegal spoiler. It was deemed to have been altered.
Harvick […]