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A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead
Monday, 5 Nov, 2018 – 8:10 | Comments Off on A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead
A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – It was Kevin Harvick all day long into dusk and overtime Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, where the Stewart-Haas Racing star won the AAA Texas 500 for the second consecutive year.
Harvick’s eighth win of the season provided him an automatic berth into the Championship 4 round […]

Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2018 – 20:51 | Comments Off on Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round
Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick is in the Final Four.
The Stewart-Haas Racing driver became the second driver to earn a berth in the four-car Championship Round of the playoffs when he won Sunday’s 500-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
No. 4 Ford, Harvick led a race-best 177 laps in […]

Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2018 – 9:03 | Comments Off on Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas
Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano received a text message from Martin Truex Jr. Sunday night following their controversial bump-and-run encounter at Martinsville Speedway,  the exact contents of which remain Classified Information.
The last-lap dust-up on Martinsville’s famed half-mile oval secured Logano’s spot in NASCAR’s Championship Four lineup later this month […]

Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole
Saturday, 3 Nov, 2018 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole
Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Ryan Blaney recorded the second 200 mph NASCAR Cup Series qualifying lap on a 1.5-mile racetrack Friday evening during time trials for the 14th annual AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Blaney’s lap in 26.932-seconds at 200.505 mph was posted nearly one year after Kurt Busch […]

Logano Wins, Truex Threatens at Martinsville
Sunday, 28 Oct, 2018 – 20:38 | Comments Off on Logano Wins, Truex Threatens at Martinsville
Logano Wins, Truex Threatens at Martinsville

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Tempers always flare at Martinsville Speedway; it’s a well-defined by-product of short-track racing and Sunday’s First Data 500 was no exception.
Shortly after the checkered flag waved third-place finisher Martin Truex Jr. vowed race winner Joey Logano wouldn’t be the 2018 champion.
Winning team owner Roger […]

Elite Eight Got Big Date at Martinsville Short Track
Sunday, 28 Oct, 2018 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Elite Eight Got Big Date at Martinsville Short Track
Elite Eight Got Big Date at Martinsville Short Track

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martinsville Speedway’s First Data 500 kicks off the round of eight in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series and with Stewart-Haas racing possessing half of the contenders, the playoffs have taken on a different look than many expected.
Already eliminated from the post-season are seven-time NASCAR champion […]

Sauter Wins; Is Back In Championship Round
Saturday, 27 Oct, 2018 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Sauter Wins; Is Back In Championship Round
Sauter Wins; Is Back In Championship Round

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Johnny Sauter’s dominating victory in Saturday’s Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway guaranteed him a berth in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship battle at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
It’s the third consecutive year the series’ 2016 champion has reached the title race.
“This final round of the playoffs has […]

Beckman Makes Most of His Run In The Sun
Saturday, 27 Oct, 2018 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Beckman Makes Most of His Run In The Sun
Beckman Makes Most of His Run In The Sun

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“Fast” Jack Beckman adapted to a very non-traditional Friday qualifying schedule to take the provisional lead in Funny Car after the opening two rounds of time trials for the 18th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 
The 2012 world champion for Don Schumacher Racing, Beckman covered the 1,000-foot distance in […]

Raikkonen Rocks Austin, Slows Hamilton
Monday, 22 Oct, 2018 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Raikkonen Rocks Austin, Slows Hamilton
Raikkonen Rocks Austin, Slows Hamilton

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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How ‘bout that Kimster!
Scuderia Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen scored his first Formula One victory since 2013 and prevented Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes from securing his fifth World Driving Championship Sunday with an inspired drive during the seventh annual Pirelli United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
His second tenure with Ferrari drawing […]

Harvick Has A Swinging Time In Texas
Friday, 19 Oct, 2018 – 11:08 | Comments Off on Harvick Has A Swinging Time In Texas
Harvick Has A Swinging Time In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
ALLEN, Texas – Kevin Harvick’s winless Playoff season hasn’t affected his determination to win a second NASCAR Cup Series championship, his opinion of racing against Kyle Busch or his golf game.
“There’s never a bad day when you can put a golf club in your hand,” Harvick said Thursday during a […]