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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 […]

All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 18:03 | Comments Off on All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages

BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR drivers admit something needs to be done to improve the racing on 1.5-mile tracks, but several of them said Friday they didn’t know if the rules package announced for next month’s All-Star race would be the solution.
Implemented for the first time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it’s the same […]

All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 6:54 | Comments Off on All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package

NASCAR’s Monster Energy All-Star Race on May 19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be contested with the “edgy” competition package used in last season’s successful NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Each car will be fitted with aero ducts, a six-inch-high spoiler with two 12-inch ears, a restrictor plate and the 2014-style splitter. This […]

Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win
Monday, 9 Apr, 2018 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win
Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win

Steve Torrence added another bullet-point to his racing resume Sunday with a victory in the 19th annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Torrence wheeled his dragster to a 1,000-foot pass in 3.771-seconds at 326.63 mph for the 18th victory of his career and second of the season.  The Kilgore, Texas, […]