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Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start
Saturday, 14 Oct, 2017 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start
Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Saturday, almost performing as scripted for his last season of full-time NASCAR Cup Series racing, won the pole for Sunday’s race at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway.
It was his first pole at NASCAR’s biggest track and one associated with the Earnhardt family.
Earnhardt laid down a lap 50.256 seconds (190.544 mph) in the […]

Torrence Family Operation Beating The Big Boys Of Top Fuel
Saturday, 14 Oct, 2017 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Torrence Family Operation Beating The Big Boys Of Top Fuel
Torrence Family Operation Beating The Big Boys Of Top Fuel

Midway through the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship, Steve Torrence possesses a 42-point lead in Top Fuel, but the Texas native believes it’s the length of time his team has worked together that eventually will make the difference in the title battle.
“Some of those guys have been with me six years,” the 34-year-old Torrence said. […]

Langdon Crossing Over To Funnier Stuff
Friday, 13 Oct, 2017 – 20:12 | Comments Off on Langdon Crossing Over To Funnier Stuff
Langdon Crossing Over To Funnier Stuff

ENNIS, Texas – Shawn Langdon’s tenure as an NHRA Top Fuel driver is down to its final three races, but this is a good thing.
Kalitta Motorsports announced Friday that Langdon, the 2013 NHRA Top Fuel world champion, will compete in the Funny Car category beginning with the 2018 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Langdon’s […]

Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
Thursday, 12 Oct, 2017 – 12:02 | Comments Off on Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame

FORT WORTH, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s historically unique connection to Texas Motor Speedway will be recognized next month as NASCAR’s perennial Most Popular Driver heads into retirement.
Earnhardt Jr. will become the 19th member inducted into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame during ceremonies in The Grand Ballroom of The Speedway Club on Saturday, Nov. 4. […]

Furniture Row To Downsize
Wednesday, 11 Oct, 2017 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Furniture Row To Downsize
Furniture Row To Downsize

Furniture Row Racing announced on Wednesday that it will return to being a one-car operation in 2018.
A press release issued by the team said, “As Furniture Row Racing looks ahead to the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season, the Denver, Colo. based team is not planning to field the No. 77 Toyota as a second car […]

DeJoria To Retire
Monday, 9 Oct, 2017 – 12:01 | Comments Off on DeJoria To Retire
DeJoria To Retire

Kalitta Motorsports announced Monday that Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria will retire after the 2017 season.
“It’s one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make and I will miss everyone so much. My reasoning behind this decision is simple, it’s time for me to switch my focus towards my family,” said DeJoria, driver of […]

Earnhardt’s Difficult Season Drags On At CMS
Saturday, 7 Oct, 2017 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Earnhardt’s Difficult Season Drags On At CMS
Earnhardt’s Difficult Season Drags On At CMS

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway he would be having more fun and he thought the fans would, too, if he was in the thick of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup championship battle.
“I think it’s a little bittersweet for me and the fans and our supporters with the […]

Crowns Ready To Be Distributed At Petit Le Mans
Thursday, 5 Oct, 2017 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Crowns Ready To Be Distributed At Petit Le Mans
Crowns Ready To Be Distributed At Petit Le Mans

There will be only petit suspense at this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship season-ending Petit Le Mans in Braselton, Ga. as all four of the class championships are all but decided.
But great racing on a wonderful, historic road circuit? There should be beaucoup amounts of that at Road Atlanta on Sunday.
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In the Daytona Prototype class:
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NHRA Downsizing Pro Stock
Thursday, 5 Oct, 2017 – 7:23 | Comments Off on NHRA Downsizing Pro Stock
NHRA Downsizing Pro Stock

NHRA’s Pro Stock Car category, which will compete at all 24 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events in 2018, will feature eight-car fields at nine selected national events and traditional 16-car fields at the other 15 races.
The NHRA said the change in field size is intended to elevate competition and spark renewed interest in the […]

Castroneves Shifting Career Gears
Wednesday, 4 Oct, 2017 – 14:26 | Comments Off on Castroneves Shifting Career Gears
Castroneves Shifting Career Gears

Helio Castroneves and Team Penske confirmed Wednesday the longtime Verizon IndyCar Series star is leaving open-wheel racing to join the organization’s new Acura Team Penske program that will begin competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2018.
Castroneves will partner with previously-announced drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron in racing one of two Acura […]