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Thoughts On The NASCAR Class Of 2019
Wednesday, 7 Mar, 2018 – 15:02 | Comments Off on Thoughts On The NASCAR Class Of 2019
Thoughts On The NASCAR Class Of 2019

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The lists of nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s class of 2018 and for its Landmark Award were released on Tuesday and here is the take of a former voting panel member: The list contains one absolutely automatic candidate, one absolutely a thumbs-down candidate, two personal favorites and 21 […]

Larson Drives To Easy Xfinity Series Win In Vegas
Saturday, 3 Mar, 2018 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Larson Drives To Easy Xfinity Series Win In Vegas
Larson Drives To Easy Xfinity Series Win In Vegas

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Kyle Larson of Ganassi Racing led a race-dominating 142 of 200 laps in winning Saturday’s Xfinity Series event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Pole-sitter Christopher Bell finished second while Justin Algaier was third in a race conducted under extremely windy conditions.
“That was a blast,” Bell said. “That was as good as it gets right there. It […]

Busch Kicks Off Homecoming With Truck Win
Saturday, 3 Mar, 2018 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Busch Kicks Off Homecoming With Truck Win
Busch Kicks Off Homecoming With Truck Win

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Kyle Busch won one for hometown fans on Friday night and has his sites set on collecting two more NASCAR victories at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Friday’s win came in the Camping World Truck Series event. Next up for the Las Vegas native is Saturday’s Xfinity Series race and then on Sunday, the main […]

Harvick Busts Atlanta Motor Speedway Slump
Sunday, 25 Feb, 2018 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Harvick Busts Atlanta Motor Speedway Slump
Harvick Busts Atlanta Motor Speedway Slump

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It took Kevin Harvick 17 years to get his second NASCAR Cup Series victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway but when he secured that win on Sunday, it came with considerable ease and a bit of emotion.
Harvick, whose first win at AMS came in his first race after taking the driver’s […]

Harvick Cruises Through Atlanta
Saturday, 24 Feb, 2018 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Harvick Cruises Through Atlanta
Harvick Cruises Through Atlanta

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Kevin Harvick led 141-of-163 laps, won both stages and took the checkered flag 4.183 seconds ahead of runner-up Joey Logano in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Harvick’s win was his fifth in the series at the 1.5-mile Atlanta oval and the 47th of his career.
“It’s just been a really good place for me, […]

Flat Spot On: Demolition Daytona Done, Atlanta To Be Fast, Too
Wednesday, 21 Feb, 2018 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Demolition Daytona Done, Atlanta To Be Fast, Too
Flat Spot On: Demolition Daytona Done, Atlanta To Be Fast, Too

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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NASCAR in 280 characters (or less):
The Daytona 500 finally lived up to its standing as the Super Bowl of stock car racing. Block, tackle and crash. (At least NASCAR doesn’t have the head injury safety problem that now looms in every NFL game.)
Things are always different on the last lap. […]

Bowman Puts The No. 88 Chevy On 500 Pole
Sunday, 11 Feb, 2018 – 14:26 | Comments Off on Bowman Puts The No. 88 Chevy On 500 Pole
Bowman Puts The No. 88 Chevy On 500 Pole

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So much for Alex Bowman suffering from the pressure of taking over ride of NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. Bowman drove the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet to the pole of the 2018 Daytona 500 on Sunday.
Bowman laid down a lap of 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway at a speed of 195.644 mph.
The pole was the […]

Kennedy Hiring Could Signal A Torch-Passing
Friday, 9 Feb, 2018 – 8:19 | One Comment
Kennedy Hiring Could Signal A Torch-Passing

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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NASCAR’s youth movement might end up going much deeper than its fresh crop of baby-faced drivers.
On Jan. 30th, NASCAR announced that longtime employee Jim Cassidy had been repositioned into a new Chief International Officer slot, designed to grow the company’s international fan base.
The eyebrow-raiser, however, came several paragraphs […]

Brittany Force Looking Forward To A No. 1 Moment
Thursday, 8 Feb, 2018 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Looking Forward To A No. 1 Moment
Brittany Force Looking Forward To A No. 1 Moment

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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One more celebratory moment looms in Brittany Force’s NHRA Top Fuel championship offseason, which will conclude where it began only three months ago.
Force ended the 2017 season with a sweep at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif., where she emerged as No. 1 qualifier, race-winner and first-time world champion during […]

Pritchett’s Fastest-Ever Pass Highlights NHRA Test
Sunday, 4 Feb, 2018 – 9:51 | Comments Off on Pritchett’s Fastest-Ever Pass Highlights NHRA Test
Pritchett’s Fastest-Ever Pass Highlights NHRA Test

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett unofficially posted the fastest speed in NHRA history Saturday during Day 4 of Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz.
Pritchett powered her Mopar Dodge dragster down the 1,000-foot distance in 3.664-seconds at 334.73 mph. Because the lap was completed during […]