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Penske Gives Montoya 500 Ride
Thursday, 3 Nov, 2016 – 12:05 | Comments Off on Penske Gives Montoya 500 Ride
Penske Gives Montoya 500 Ride

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Juan Pablo Montoya’s tenure as a Verizon IndyCar Series free agent is over, as the two-time Indianapolis 500 champion has opted to return to Team Penske for the 101st edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” next May.
Tim Cindric, Team Penske president, confirmed Montoya’s decision to officials of sanctioning body INDYCAR. The 2017 Indy 500 […]

Car Slams, Injures Pedestrians After Race At Martinsville
Monday, 31 Oct, 2016 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Car Slams, Injures Pedestrians After Race At Martinsville
Car Slams, Injures Pedestrians After Race At Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Nearly two dozen people were injured Sunday at Martinsville Speedway after the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 when a person maneuvered his vehicle out of the traffic line and plowed into a group of pedestrians.
The injured, who Virginia State Police said ranged in age from 13 to 65, were behind turns one and […]

Brown Closes In On Championship
Sunday, 30 Oct, 2016 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Brown Closes In On Championship
Brown Closes In On Championship

With all the enthusiasm of a self-described “little kid,” Antron Brown could be crowned a three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Sunday.
Brown will open eliminations at the 16th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a 148-point lead over runnerup Doug Kalitta, who outscored the two-time/reigning champion in qualifying points, […]

Hagan Looking Serious In Funnies
Saturday, 29 Oct, 2016 – 8:45 | Comments Off on Hagan Looking Serious In Funnies
Hagan Looking Serious In Funnies

Matt Hagan’s late-season rush for a third NHRA Funny Car world championship gained additional traction Friday, when the Don Schumacher Racing ace powered to the provisional pole after two rounds of qualifications for the 16th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals.
Hagan ran a track-record 1,000-foot elapsed time of 3.872-seconds at 329.18 mph in his Mopar Express Lane/Rocky […]

Truex on Martinsville Pole
Friday, 28 Oct, 2016 – 19:36 | Comments Off on Truex on Martinsville Pole
Truex on Martinsville Pole

One week after being eliminated from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship, Martin Truex Jr. showed that he will still be a factor in the Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway as he captured the pole for Sunday’s race.
For Truex, it’s his second straight pole and fifth of the season, but first at Martinsville.
“It’s fun […]

Just Win Baby? Not In The Chase Playoffs
Monday, 24 Oct, 2016 – 12:22 | One Comment
Just Win Baby? Not In The Chase Playoffs

Put a microphone or notebook in front of professional race car drivers and ask them about anything remotely close to strategy and nine times out of 10 you get a face full of cliches about how winning is the one and only strategy.
Then on the tenth of the 10 times you ask, you get the […]

Logano Wins, Leads Chasers Into Third Round
Sunday, 23 Oct, 2016 – 16:47 | Comments Off on Logano Wins, Leads Chasers Into Third Round
Logano Wins, Leads Chasers Into Third Round

Joey Logano held off rookie Brian Scott on an overtime restart, went on to win Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and in doing so, claimed a berth in the Round of Eight in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
Also advancing to the third of four playoff rounds were Kevin Harvick, who finished seventh […]

Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race
Saturday, 22 Oct, 2016 – 18:43 | Comments Off on Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race
Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race

Alabama native Grant Enfinger won Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway and in doing so entered the Round of Six in the Chase playoffs.
With a strong push from GMS Racing teammate and Chase driver Ben Kennedy after a restart on Lap 93 of 94, Enfinger surged to the front and stayed there in […]

Brown Closes In On Top Fuel Crown
Sunday, 16 Oct, 2016 – 19:42 | Comments Off on Brown Closes In On Top Fuel Crown
Brown Closes In On Top Fuel Crown

ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown got fitted for a black cowboy hat Sunday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, and it may as well pass for another Top Fuel crown.
Brown trailered nearest point rival Doug Kalitta during the second round of eliminations before dispatching Texan Steve Torrence in the final to win the 31st edition of the […]

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 […]