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Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son

LAVONIA, Ga. – Former NASCAR driver and ARCA team owner James Hylton and his son were killed early Saturday when the vehicle hauling their race car back from Talladega Superspeedway crashed on I-85 in Franklin County, Ga.
The Georgia State Patrol and the Franklin County Coroner’s office told WSPA in Spartanburg, S.C., that James Harvey Hylton, […]

Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2018 – 10:18 | Comments Off on Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush
Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush

Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday that former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will return to the team and drive No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season.
“It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,” said Kenseth. “There aren’t many people who have […]

Baytown-Winner Todd Starting To Feel A Bit Funny
Monday, 23 Apr, 2018 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Baytown-Winner Todd Starting To Feel A Bit Funny
Baytown-Winner Todd Starting To Feel A Bit Funny

Twenty-nine races removed from his NHRA Top Fuel career, J.R. Todd says he truly has the look and the feel of a nitromethane-burning Funny Car driver.
“My fire suit is dirty and my hands are dirty and I’m still driving it all over the place,” Todd said Sunday afternoon at Royal Purple Raceway. “So I’m trying […]

Pritchett On Pole In Baytown
Sunday, 22 Apr, 2018 – 8:54 | Comments Off on Pritchett On Pole In Baytown
Pritchett On Pole In Baytown

Leah Pritchett served notice Saturday she and veteran crew chief Todd Okuhara are ready to snap out of their season-long Top Fuel funk.
Pritchett set the Top Fuel elapsed-time track record during the final qualifying session at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas, to claim pole position for the 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals. The defending event […]

Newgarden On Pole At Barber
Saturday, 21 Apr, 2018 – 18:42 | Comments Off on Newgarden On Pole At Barber
Newgarden On Pole At Barber

Josef Newgarden won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the 2.3-mile, 17-turn permanent road course at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama on Saturday.
Team Penske’s Newgarden won the pole with a lap in 1 minute, 7.4413 seconds (122.773 mph). It earned Newgarden his first pole position at Barber and the third of his seven-year […]

Newgarden Loves Going To Barber
Saturday, 21 Apr, 2018 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Newgarden Loves Going To Barber
Newgarden Loves Going To Barber

Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden has found a comfort zone at his home-away-from home racetrack.
Winner of two of the last three Honda Grand Prix of Alabama races, Newgarden paced practice Friday around Barber Motorsports Park in preparation for this year’s ninth annual edition on Sunday. Newgarden toured the picturesque 2.3-mile/17-turn permanent road-course in 1 […]

Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2018 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series

Those of us fortunate (and now old) enough to have experienced the original “Muscle Car Street Wars” of the mid-1960s to mid-1970s might recall these lyrics from a 1968 Ford Mustang TV commercial:
Only Mustang makes it happen, only Mustang makes life great
Mustang moves you, Mustang grooves you
Mustang, Mustang ’68.
Only Mustang makes it happen, let it […]

Mustangs Headed To Cup
Wednesday, 18 Apr, 2018 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Mustangs Headed To Cup
Mustangs Headed To Cup

Ford Motor Company’s iconic Mustang nameplate and emblem will be the focal point in two of America’s most popular forms of motorsports in 2019.
Stock car racing’s most brand-centric rivalry will return to its “Muscle Car” roots on NASCAR’s premier tour next season, when Ford campaigns its Mustang in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series […]

Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Monday, 16 Apr, 2018 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race

One week and one day after getting his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, Kyle Busch got his second. Busch, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, captured Monday’s rain-delayed event at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Busch, who led 117 of 500 laps in his No. 18 Camry, took […]

Rossi Wins Street Fight
Sunday, 15 Apr, 2018 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Rossi Wins Street Fight
Rossi Wins Street Fight

Alexander Rossi had a great weekend at home. The California native qualified P1 on Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach, led the morning warmup practice on race day, three of four practices on the weekend and then collected the big trophy in the race itself.
The Andretti Autosport driver led all but […]