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NASCAR Loses A Pair Of Icons
Sunday, 17 Feb, 2019 – 15:25 | No Comment
NASCAR Loses A Pair Of Icons

Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

McMurray Set To Drive Off To Broadcast Booth
Saturday, 16 Feb, 2019 – 18:47 | No Comment
McMurray Set To Drive Off To Broadcast Booth

Jamie McMurray is driving in what looks to be his final Cup race on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Seven drivers will realize a career goal Sunday when they start their first Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, but for Jamie McMurray it marks the […]

Fords Raise Eyebrows In Daytona Duels
Friday, 15 Feb, 2019 – 8:10 | No Comment
Fords Raise Eyebrows In Daytona Duels

Kevin Harvick drove his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford to victory in the first Duel qualifying race at Daytona on Thursday night. A Ford also won the second Duel. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ford Motorsports executives exhibited a tremendous amount of confidence in their new […]

Bubba Brings Personality Back To The Cup Cockpit
Thursday, 14 Feb, 2019 – 9:08 | No Comment
Bubba Brings Personality Back To The Cup Cockpit

Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, driving for the legendary Richard Petty, is a wheelman and a words man. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The thought at mid afternoon on Wednesday was the same as it has been on many of the past media day afternoons prior to the Daytona 500: Blow […]

Flat Spot On: Hubbard, HANS Helped Save Racing
Friday, 8 Feb, 2019 – 19:08 | 3 Comments
Flat Spot On: Hubbard, HANS Helped Save Racing

Bob Hubbard, who died earlier this week, was no dummy when it came to saving the lives of race car drivers.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

The safety revolution that motor racing has experienced in the last two decades would not have been possible without Bob Hubbard, who died Tuesday at age 75.

The inventor of the […]

Torrence To Arrive At Pomona As The Top Dog
Thursday, 7 Feb, 2019 – 16:29 | No Comment
Torrence To Arrive At Pomona As The Top Dog

Steve Torrence will attempt to back up his remarkable 2018 Top Fuel campaign with another in 2019. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

On the November afternoon when Steve Torrence publicly was honored by his hometown folks, the reigning NHRA Top Fuel world champion was reminded about his place in the […]

RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte
Monday, 4 Feb, 2019 – 13:48 | Comments Off on RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte
RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte

Deb Williams, Senior Writer for RacinToday.com, collected major awards in Charlotte.

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RacinToday.com senior writer Deb Williams is this year’s recipient of the North Carolina Motorsports Association’s Jim Hunter Memorial Media Award.

NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton presented the award to Williams Jan. 29 during the association’s annual industry awards ceremony at the Concord (N.C.) Convention […]

Wayne Taylor Caddy, Alonso Win Rainy Rolex
Sunday, 27 Jan, 2019 – 14:51 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Caddy, Alonso Win Rainy Rolex
Wayne Taylor Caddy, Alonso Win Rainy Rolex

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The No. 10 Cadillac DPi of Wayne Taylor Racing drove to the overall victory Sunday in the rain-plagued – and ultimately rain-shortened – Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway.

No. 10 was driven by Jordan Taylor, Renger van der Zande, Kamui Kobayashi and two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso.

With his victory, […]

NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
Thursday, 24 Jan, 2019 – 11:02 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement

Courtney Force, daughter of 16-time NHRA champion John Force, has retired from racing. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

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John Force Racing announced on Thursday that Funny successful Car driver Courtney Force will retire from driving effective immediately.

The winningest female Funny Car driver in NHRA history, Force – who is the daughter of team owner John […]

Bell Edges Larson To Win Third Straight Chili Bowl
Sunday, 20 Jan, 2019 – 9:16 | Comments Off on Bell Edges Larson To Win Third Straight Chili Bowl
Bell Edges Larson To Win Third Straight Chili Bowl

NASCAR driver Christopher Bell made history at the Chili Bowl on Saturday night. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

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Christopher Bell added his name to an exclusive event victory list _ and the not-so-elite flip car count _ when the Oklahoma native claimed his third consecutive Golden Driller trophy Saturday night capping the 33rd annual […]