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Field Set At FallNationals
Sunday, 16 Oct, 2016 – 8:49 | One Comment
Field Set At FallNationals

 
ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Jason Line locked-up pole positions in their respective professional classes Saturday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, where the starting fields were set for the 31st annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
The lone change atop a ladder from the Friday “Night of Fire” session was in Pro Stock Motorcycle, where […]

Savoie A Grateful Biker At The Texas Motorplex
Saturday, 15 Oct, 2016 – 20:48 | Comments Off on Savoie A Grateful Biker At The Texas Motorplex
Savoie A Grateful Biker At The Texas Motorplex

ENNIS, Texas – It wasn’t enough for Jerry Savoie to routinely thank his crew after posting his first Pro Stock Motorcycle pole of the 2016 NHRA season Saturday afternoon at Texas Motorplex.
“Everybody says, ‘Yeah, I thank my crew,’ but with me it’s personal,” Savoie said after his quarter-mile pass in 6.805-seconds at 197.31 mph earned […]

Cup Changes For ’17 Detailed
Friday, 14 Oct, 2016 – 14:47 | Comments Off on Cup Changes For ’17 Detailed
Cup Changes For ’17 Detailed

KANSAS, Kan. – NASCAR’s seemingly unending marches back to the drawing board will continue in 2017 as officials announced updates to its performance and safety packages Friday at Kansas Speedway, site of this weekend’s racing.
As they have in the many of the recent performance rules, the changes for next year will concentrate on aerodynamics and […]

Wallace Moves Up, Dillon Down in Xfinity Series Chase
Monday, 10 Oct, 2016 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Wallace Moves Up, Dillon Down in Xfinity Series Chase
Wallace Moves Up, Dillon Down in Xfinity Series Chase

CONCORD, N.C. – After Sunday’s Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. admitted he could shed a tear for joy, but a devastated Ty Dillon probably could have shed many for disappointment.
That’s because Wallace, who finished 20th, advanced to the second round in the Xfinity Series Chase while Dillon didn’t […]

Childress, Earnhardt Were Hot At CMS 30 Years Ago
Friday, 7 Oct, 2016 – 18:28 | Comments Off on Childress, Earnhardt Were Hot At CMS 30 Years Ago
Childress, Earnhardt Were Hot At CMS 30 Years Ago

Thirty years before Charlotte Motor Speedway became the first race in the Chase’s second round, Dale Earnhardt and his Richard Childress Racing team steamrolled into the 1.5-mile track in October 1986 with a season as hot as the sweltering temperatures that blanketed the facility that fall.
With only four races left in the 29-race season. Earnhardt […]

Harvick On Pole At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Friday, 7 Oct, 2016 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Harvick On Pole At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Harvick On Pole At Charlotte Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick won the pole for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway by edging substitute driver Alex Bowman in Thursday’s qualifying session.
Havick laid down a lap at the 1.5-mile CMS track in 27.547 seconds (196.029 mph) and in doing so, knocked Bowman from the top of the pylon.
The pole was Harvick’s first at Charlotte.
“It was […]

INDYCAR Notes: Newgarden Bolts ECR
Friday, 30 Sep, 2016 – 17:40 | 2 Comments
INDYCAR Notes: Newgarden Bolts ECR

Ed Carpenter Racing has confirmed the longest-running rumor of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season _ rising American star Josef Newgarden has left the building in Speedway, Ind.
Newgarden, who finished a career-best fourth in this year’s championship, informed team-owner/driver Ed Carpenter on Thursday that he will not be returning to the team for the 2017 […]

Langdon Captures Gateway
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2016 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Langdon Captures Gateway
Langdon Captures Gateway

Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

Capps Chasing Funny Car Title A Point At A Time
Friday, 23 Sep, 2016 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Capps Chasing Funny Car Title A Point At A Time
Capps Chasing Funny Car Title A Point At A Time

Ron Capps is pursuing his first NHRA Funny Car world championship with a point-padding plan that is as basic as one…two…seven.
Capps earned seven of a possible 12 bonus points when he was second-quickest twice, and fastest once, during four sessions of qualifying for last weekend’s ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, […]

Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2016 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime
Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime

Martin Truex Jr. survived an early race tire problem that knocked him off the lead lap, got a great pit stop from his crew late in the race and went on to get the victory Sunday in the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoffs.
The win, his third of the season, […]