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Abreu To Run Full Truck Season For ThorSport
Friday, 15 Jan, 2016 – 15:42 | Comments Off on Abreu To Run Full Truck Season For ThorSport
Abreu To Run Full Truck Season For ThorSport

ThorSport Racing announced Friday that it has signed Rico Abreu to drive for it in full time in the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Abreu, a USAC National Midget champion, open wheel standout, and 2015 Chili Bowl Nationals winner, will drive the No. 98 Curb Records Toyota Tundra.

Doug George will serve as crew chief.

“This is one of […]

Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl
Thursday, 14 Jan, 2016 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl
Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl

Californian Rico Abreu came up Aces during Wednesday’s River Spirit Qualifying Night, winning the 25-lap A-Feature for the second time in as many years during the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire in Tulsa, Okla.
“I believe last year that’s kind of how it went, too,” Abreu said after his victory […]

Review: Panning For Rust In American Barns
Saturday, 26 Dec, 2015 – 10:07 | Comments Off on Review: Panning For Rust In American Barns
Review: Panning For Rust In American Barns

If you’ve grown weary of Wayne Carini and Richard Rawlings and assorted reality TV car guys hitching a trailer to the ride of your dreams, it’s time to channel your inner Tom Cotter.
“Old cars are everywhere!” Cotter declares in the closing pages of Barn Find Road Trip, the chronicle of his latest trek into the […]

NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
Sunday, 20 Dec, 2015 – 13:31 | Comments Off on NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule

Four months after missing the initial cut, Heartland Park Topeka has been added to the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA officials have reached an agreement with Heartland Park Topeka’s new ownership group, Heartland Park Topeka, LLC, led by Chris Payne and Todd Crossley. The 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals will be contested […]

Chase Elliott Wins The Snowball
Sunday, 6 Dec, 2015 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Chase Elliott Wins The Snowball
Chase Elliott Wins The Snowball

Chase Elliott, son of former Sprint Cup champion Bill Elliott and a current NASCAR driver himself, won Sunday’s 48th annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.
Elliott, who will take over the driver’s seat at Hendrick Motorsports that is being vacated by four-time Cup champion Jeff Gordon, won the Snowball for the second […]

Ol’ Dave Takes Spin In Ol’ Calhoun Around Ol’ Indy
Thursday, 26 Nov, 2015 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Ol’ Dave Takes Spin In Ol’ Calhoun Around Ol’ Indy
Ol’ Dave Takes Spin In Ol’ Calhoun Around Ol’ Indy

A grinning, gray-bearded David Letterman realized the ride of a lifetime last summer, when he completed four laps around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in an iconic open-wheel Roadster.
“Nobody in their right mind should let me do this,” Letterman tells Dan Carney in “David Letterman Is Not Slowing Down” as featured in the December issue of […]

The Perfect Ending Gutted By An Imperfect Sport
Monday, 23 Nov, 2015 – 9:26 | One Comment
The Perfect Ending Gutted By An Imperfect Sport

A race day that dawned Sunday morning with coffee and tears shared with his mom, Carol, ended after sunset with the gift of his helmet to car-owner Rick Hendrick.
In between, on the last day of his brilliant NASCAR career, Jeff Gordon bump-fisted countless fans, stood shoulder-to-shoulder with motorsports superstars Mario Andretti and Lewis Hamilton during […]

Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship
Sunday, 22 Nov, 2015 – 20:08 | Comments Off on Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship
Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship

Racers have been wondering for years when super-talented driver Kyle Busch would finally win a Sprint Cup championship. They got their answer Sunday when Busch won the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and, with it, the 2015 crown.
The victory and championship came with Busch doing what he does best – using mastery on a restart […]

Homestead Features Contenders For All Seasons
Friday, 20 Nov, 2015 – 9:34 | Comments Off on Homestead Features Contenders For All Seasons
Homestead Features Contenders For All Seasons

It’s championship week in Sprint Cup and an interesting championship field it is.
At the beginning of the season – and, certainly – at mid season, the make-up of this final four would have been tough to predict.
The only non-surprising entrant would have to be  Kevin Harvick. Not only was he  the defending champion, his team […]

Worsham Has Loads Of Incentives As He Chases Funny Car Championship
Sunday, 15 Nov, 2015 – 9:39 | Comments Off on Worsham Has Loads Of Incentives As He Chases Funny Car Championship
Worsham Has Loads Of Incentives As He Chases Funny Car Championship

There is an X-factor in Del Worsham’s relentless pursuit of the 2015 NHRA Funny Car world championship that archrival “Fast Jack” Beckman and master tuner Jimmy Prock may be unable to match.
The 2011 NHRA Top Fuel world champion, Worsham could join Kenny Bernstein and Gary Scelzi as the only drivers to win titles in the […]