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Bell Serves Notice At Chili Bowl
Friday, 12 Jan, 2018 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Bell Serves Notice At Chili Bowl
Bell Serves Notice At Chili Bowl

Oklahoma favorite son Christopher Bell launched his title defense Thursday with a dominating performance during John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night, capping Day No. 3 of the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
A 23-year-old native of Norman, Okla., Bell treated car-owner Keith Kunz to his third preliminary trip to Victory Lane in […]

Abreu Wins Night Two At Chili Bowl
Thursday, 11 Jan, 2018 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Abreu Wins Night Two At Chili Bowl
Abreu Wins Night Two At Chili Bowl

Two-time event champion Rico Abreu withstood nearly 20 laps of slide-job racing from Oklahoma’s Tyler Thomas to win Wednesday’s 25-lap A-Feature, capping Day No. 2 of the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
Abreu scored the Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night victory at River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla., nearly […]

Larson Opens Chili Bowl With Win
Wednesday, 10 Jan, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Larson Opens Chili Bowl With Win
Larson Opens Chili Bowl With Win

Californian Kyle Larson drove a car owned by his father to his fourth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals victory Tuesday night, tying the late Bryan Clauson for third on the event’s all-time preliminary win list.
“It’s great to get a win for my dad. I haven’t been in a car he’s owned since I was […]

Chili Bowl Ready To Roll
Tuesday, 9 Jan, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Chili Bowl Ready To Roll
Chili Bowl Ready To Roll

A top prize of $6,363.63 awaits the winner of the 10th annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) Tuesday, part of opening night events at the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
The Chili Bowl Nationals run from Tuesday through Saturday at Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo […]

Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks
Saturday, 6 Jan, 2018 – 9:34 | Comments Off on Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks
Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks

The Americanization of Spanish driver Fernando Alonso continued on Friday when the two-time Formula One world champion took his first laps in a sports car during the Roar Before the 24 practice at Daytona International Speedway.
Loved it, Alonso, who is co-piloting the No. 23 United Autosports Ligier LM P2 car, said after his initial laps.
“It […]

Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado
Sunday, 31 Dec, 2017 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado
Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado

Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. has been named Colorado’s 2017 Sportsperson of the Year, the top honor awarded annually by Mile High Sports.
The Furniture Row Racing driver, who graces the cover of the recent issue of Mile High Sports Magazine, also was named Colorado’s “Fan Favorite” Athlete of the Year in a […]

The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA
Wednesday, 20 Dec, 2017 – 11:28 | Comments Off on The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA
The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA

A return to prototype competition with a team whose history mirrors that of GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing helped seal the partnership between JDC-Miller MotorSports and GAINSCO Auto Insurance beginning with the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Dallas-based GAINSCO will be the primary sponsor of the No. 99 Red Dragon ORECA/Gibson to be driven in the IMSA LMP2 […]

Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73
Tuesday, 19 Dec, 2017 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73
Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73

Ten-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Bob Glidden, who singlehandedly carried the Ford banner for most of a 15-year period, died Sunday night. He was 73-years-old.
Glidden had battled heart issues since 1994, when he underwent six-way bypass surgery. His wife, Etta, and sons Billy and Rusty _ who worked on their father’s pit crew as youngsters […]

Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces
Monday, 11 Dec, 2017 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces
Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces

Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away
Friday, 1 Dec, 2017 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away
Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away

Actor-entertainer Jim Nabors, a beloved figure in Indianapolis 500 history for his stirring pre-race rendition of Back Home Again in Indiana, died on Thursday, Nov. 30, at his home in Hawaii. He was 87.
Nabors sang the iconic tune 36 times between 1972 and 2014 during Indy 500 pre-race ceremonies. Born in Alabama, Nabors was considered […]