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Keselowski, Penske Shine At Darlington
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2018 – 22:31 | Comments Off on Keselowski, Penske Shine At Darlington
Keselowski, Penske Shine At Darlington

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Brad Keselowski’s Darlington drought is over. On Saturday, the Michigan native won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race and then on Sunday, he collected a win in one of NASCAR’s crown jewels as he won the Southern 500 at historic old Darlington.
Keselowski did what had appeared to be impossible for 300-plus […]

Drivers Expecting A Hot Time In The Southern
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2018 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Drivers Expecting A Hot Time In The Southern
Drivers Expecting A Hot Time In The Southern

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Labor Day weekend in Darlington means grueling heat and humidity with temperatures in the race cars easily soaring to more than 120 degrees.
It’s an environment that Kurt Busch believes makes the Bojangles Southern 500 tougher than the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte on Memorial Day weekend.
“It’s that […]

Hamlin Storms To Darlington Pole
Saturday, 1 Sep, 2018 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Hamlin Storms To Darlington Pole
Hamlin Storms To Darlington Pole

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Defending race winner Denny Hamlin drove to pole for Sunday’s Southern 500 on Saturday when he turned a fast lap in 28.332 seconds (173.571 mph) at Darlington Raceway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver edged Kyle Larson (173.411 mph) by .026 seconds.
“The No. 1 pit stall (a perk for the pole winner) obviously is very important here, […]

Elliotts To Make Emotional Return To The Past
Friday, 31 Aug, 2018 – 18:13 | Comments Off on Elliotts To Make Emotional Return To The Past
Elliotts To Make Emotional Return To The Past

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.co
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway has become one of NASCAR’s most popular due to the memories it resurrects, but perhaps no paint scheme for Sunday’s Bojangles Southern 500 will elicit more emotion than the one on Chase Elliott’s Chevrolet.
To many it’s simply a yellow and blue […]

Power Was The Man Of The Hour At Gateway
Sunday, 26 Aug, 2018 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Power Was The Man Of The Hour At Gateway
Power Was The Man Of The Hour At Gateway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Will Power went from worst-to-first at Gateway Motorsports Park in the span of a year Saturday night, and in the process, inched closer into contention for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Charging from the start, Power took control over the final 100 laps of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented […]

Rain Puts Dixon On IndyCar Pole At Gateway
Saturday, 25 Aug, 2018 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Dixon On IndyCar Pole At Gateway
Rain Puts Dixon On IndyCar Pole At Gateway

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Verizon IndyCar Series championship leader Scott Dixon will start on-pole after the field was set by entrant points for Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta & Valvoline.
Verizon P1 Award qualifying was canceled Friday afternoon at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., after periodic rain throughout the day in the St. Louis metro region played […]

Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 19:34 | Comments Off on Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono
Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Robert Wickens reportedly was “awake and alert” in an Allentown, Pa., hospital Sunday after triggering a violent, multi-car crash in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.
The 200-lap/500-mile race was red-flagged to a halt on Lap 9 following a crash initially involving Wickens of Schmidt Peterson […]

Kurt Busch Kicks Back At Bristol Track
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Kicks Back At Bristol Track
Kurt Busch Kicks Back At Bristol Track

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kurt Busch readily admits that ever since Bristol Motor Speedway was resurfaced and its banking changed in 2007 that it has “kicked my butt”, but in Saturday’s Night Race the NASCAR champion kicked back.
Busch conquered the tough short track by leading the final 24 laps in one […]

The Other Busch Gets Victory In Bristol
Saturday, 18 Aug, 2018 – 22:27 | Comments Off on The Other Busch Gets Victory In Bristol
The Other Busch Gets Victory In Bristol

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kurt Busch entered Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway as the best driver in the series to not have won a race in 2018. He left Bristol sans the “not have won” tag.
Busch took the lead on a restart with 23 laps to go, held off pole-sitter Kyle Larson […]

Kasey Kahne Will Walk Back Into Sprinting
Friday, 17 Aug, 2018 – 14:06 | Comments Off on Kasey Kahne Will Walk Back Into Sprinting
Kasey Kahne Will Walk Back Into Sprinting

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kasey Kahne said Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that  he could no longer give 100 percent to a full-time NASCAR schedule and it wasn’t fair for him to continue, but he might run 40 to 50 Sprint Car races in 2019.
“You can do 40 or 50 (Sprint […]