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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 […]

Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2015 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship
Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship

Tommy Johnson Jr. checked-off the first item on his long-shot laundry list in pursuit of the 2015 NHRA Funny Car world championship Friday when he raced to the provisional pole during qualifications for the 51st annual Auto Club NHRA Finals.
Johnson powered his Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T to a track-record 1,000-foot performance of 3.917-seconds at 324.67 […]

Jimmie The Spoiler Turned Heat Up For Phoenix
Thursday, 12 Nov, 2015 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Jimmie The Spoiler Turned Heat Up For Phoenix
Jimmie The Spoiler Turned Heat Up For Phoenix

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway officially has fallen into the dog-bites-man category, with Sunday’s 11th annual AAA Texas 500 the latest example.
On a day when pole-sitter Brad Keselowski led a record 312 of 334 laps, Johnson pulled off the winning pass with four […]

Gordon’s Goal: To Ride Off Into Sunset At Very Top
Sunday, 8 Nov, 2015 – 9:56 | One Comment
Gordon’s Goal: To Ride Off Into Sunset At Very Top

FORT WORTH, Texas – In a sport where sentiment is tantamount to weakness, it suddenly has become OK to believe in Jeff Gordon and the power of magic.
Even throughout the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage area, home to testosterone-fueled egos, it truly is  cool to think that Sir Jeff can crank-out one last championship hurrah […]

Logano: Dump Job By Kenseth Has Lit A Fire
Friday, 6 Nov, 2015 – 15:26 | One Comment
Logano: Dump Job By Kenseth Has Lit A Fire

FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano says he fully understands the message NASCAR delivered this week in response to Matt Kenseth’s decision to wreck him out of last Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
“The message sent obviously is that you can’t do that,” Logano said during an interview at Texas Motor Speedway Friday […]

Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
Friday, 6 Nov, 2015 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title

FORT WORTH, Texas – Erik Jones admittedly is a little sleep-deficient these days, and Matt Crafton can commiserate.  The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton knows the road to the title winds through Insomnia, USA.
“I know how it was trying to win my first championship…just sleepless nights,” Crafton said during a press conference […]

Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas
Sunday, 1 Nov, 2015 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas
Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas

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Top Fuel driver Antron Brown and Pro Stock racer Erica Enders moved closer to their second world championships after qualifying No. 1 Saturday during time trials for the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their […]

Haas F1 Hires Second Driver
Saturday, 31 Oct, 2015 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Hires Second Driver
Haas F1 Hires Second Driver

Capitalizing on its technical partnership with Scuderia Ferrari, American-led Haas F1 Team has signed Esteban Gutierrez to complete an internationally diverse driver lineup for its inaugural season in the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship.
Gutierrez, a 24-year-old native of Monterrey, Mexico, was introduced Friday by team founder/chairman Gene Haas at the Soumaya Museum in Mexico […]

Notes: Haters Cast Wide Net In Wake Of Junior ‘Wronging’
Friday, 30 Oct, 2015 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Notes: Haters Cast Wide Net In Wake Of Junior ‘Wronging’
Notes: Haters Cast Wide Net In Wake Of Junior ‘Wronging’

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Perhaps no races generate more emotion from fans than those at Talladega Superspeedway. And with the way last Sunday’s race ended, the “hate mail” to a few drivers has been abundant.
Jeff Gordon said he had even received some and he wasn’t even involved in anything.
“That’s what happens when you ‘wrong’ (Dale Earnhardt) […]