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Courtney Is The Most Forceful In Virginia
Monday, 11 Jun, 2018 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Courtney Is The Most Forceful In Virginia
Courtney Is The Most Forceful In Virginia

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Courtney Force ran the table by every metric, and prevailed in a very memorable all-family final against father John Force, to capture the Funny Car championship of the inaugural Virginia NHRA Nationals Sunday at Virginia Motorsports Park.
The No. 1 qualifier, Courtney ran low E.T., top speed and won the race […]

‘Dixie’ Adds To Texas Resume With Third Win
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2018 – 7:09 | Comments Off on ‘Dixie’ Adds To Texas Resume With Third Win
‘Dixie’ Adds To Texas Resume With Third Win

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Another Saturday, another victory for Scott Dixon.
One week after winning Race 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix last weekend, Dixon rolled to his third career Verizon IndyCar Series victory on Texas Motor Speedway’s high-banked/1.5-mile oval in the DXC Technology 600.
Dixon, of Chip Ganassi Racing, led […]

Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth
Saturday, 9 Jun, 2018 – 19:09 | Comments Off on Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth
Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon served notice that his Chip Ganassi Racing Honda will be up for the challenge laid down by Team Penske’s three Chevrolets Friday evening when he emerged atop the speed chart at Texas Motor Speedway during final practice for the DXC Technology 600.
Dixon toured TMS’ […]

Sauter, Shear Notch Emotional Victory In Texas
Saturday, 9 Jun, 2018 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Sauter, Shear Notch Emotional Victory In Texas
Sauter, Shear Notch Emotional Victory In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Johnny Sauter continued his uncanny mastery of Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, and who’s to argue that his latest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory here was a case of divine intervention.
Certainly not crew chief Joe Shear Jr. after Sauter sputtered through Turn 3 of TMS’ […]

Carpenter Building Good Things On/Off Track
Friday, 8 Jun, 2018 – 14:11 | Comments Off on Carpenter Building Good Things On/Off Track
Carpenter Building Good Things On/Off Track

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Up every day at 6 a.m. and off to bed by 10 p.m. In between, the Verizon IndyCar Series’ only owner/driver has figured out a formula for mixing fast cars with an energetic family.
“Time management is crucial,” said Ed Carpenter, namesake of the Indianapolis-based organization […]

Hunter-Reay Made Big Splash With Detroit Victory
Tuesday, 5 Jun, 2018 – 11:29 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Made Big Splash With Detroit Victory
Hunter-Reay Made Big Splash With Detroit Victory

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fulfilling a “frigging” promise made Saturday to a local news crew, Ryan Hunter-Reay cooled his heels after winning Race 2 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix by taking a dip in the refurbished James Scott Memorial Fountain at Belle Isle Park.
“I bet there haven’t been many people in there,” Hunter-Reay […]

Coughlin Powers His Way Back To Victory Lane
Monday, 4 Jun, 2018 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Coughlin Powers His Way Back To Victory Lane
Coughlin Powers His Way Back To Victory Lane

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jeg Coughlin Jr. snapped a four-year Pro Stock winless streak Sunday with a win over Greg Anderson in an all-world champion final of the 21st annual JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
A five-time world champion, Coughlin posted his 59th career victory and first since 2014 by covering the […]

Truex Captures Win At Pocono Raceway
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2018 – 16:12 | Comments Off on Truex Captures Win At Pocono Raceway
Truex Captures Win At Pocono Raceway

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Martin Truex Jr. took the lead for the final time when leader Kyle Busch pitted with 17 laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
To get the win, the defending series champion, had to survive an early-race pit road snafu and a couple of late-race […]

Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2018 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener
Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener

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Scott Dixon of Chip Ganasi Racing held off Ryan Hunter-Reay over the final  10 laps and went on to win Saturday’s first race of the weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle double-header.
The victory was the first of the season for Dixon, who started the race P2, and the 42nd of his career. It gave […]

Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
Friday, 1 Jun, 2018 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FRISCO, Texas – Everything newly crowned Indianapolis 500 champion Will Power knows about winning races traces its roots to his formative, competitive open-wheel years in Queensland, Australia.
Anything Power knows about American football is courtesy of wife Liz and her family, proud Texans who worship the ground upon which the Dallas […]