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KuBu On Texas Pole
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 20:12 | Comments Off on KuBu On Texas Pole
KuBu On Texas Pole

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kurt Busch was fastest in practice and fastest in Round 1 of knockout qualifying Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, and that was enough to secure pole position for the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
The threat of lightning around TMS prompted NASCAR officials to cancel Rounds 2 and 3 of time […]

Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend
Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend

FORT WORTH, Texas – The majority of NASCAR drivers likely spent their Easter holiday off-weekend coloring eggs with the kids, watching the remainder of their NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket implode or knocking items off their honey-do lists.
Native Texan Chris Buescher added a partner for life.
“We went and got married over Easter weekend, so that […]

Four-Wide Spreads To Vegas; Hope It’s Not Catching
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 8:12 | One Comment
Four-Wide Spreads To Vegas; Hope It’s Not Catching

The first time that four nitro dragsters simultaneously dumped their clutches and set free 10,000 horses each as they left the line in North Carolina eight seasons ago, it was, literally, breathtaking: It squeezed the wind out of human lungs.
The ears, eyes and adrenal glands also took a beating. The site, sound, speed and historical […]

And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
Wednesday, 28 Mar, 2018 – 7:02 | Comments Off on And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!

It was about 15 years ago and Clint Bowyer was sitting at a table in one of Kansas City’s hippest restaurants located in one of the hippest sections of town. He was dressed exactly in keeping with what he was; the son of a tow track driver who himself had worked, until very recently, in […]

Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville
Monday, 26 Mar, 2018 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville
Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville

Big things were expected to happen to Clint Bowyer when he signed on to take over the ride of three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart two years ago. On Monday at the series’ smallest track, that just happened.
Bowyer, driving the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, grabbed the lead for the first time on the final […]

Nemechek Gets Timely Truck Victory At Martinsville
Monday, 26 Mar, 2018 – 15:10 | Comments Off on Nemechek Gets Timely Truck Victory At Martinsville
Nemechek Gets Timely Truck Victory At Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Tick Tock. John Hunter Nemechek finally won a grandfather clock.
After two second-place finishes and a third in nine NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at Martinsville Speedway, the 20-year-old Nemechek held off rookie Kyle Benjamin to claim his sixth career truck series victory in Monday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250.
“I knew the […]

NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership
Thursday, 22 Mar, 2018 – 8:53 | Comments Off on NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership
NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership

An opportunity to reverse admittedly sagging viewership figures for the Indianapolis 500 will be a prime target for NBC Sports Group when it launches its exclusive media rights contract with the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning in 2019.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR announced on Wednesday a multi-year media rights package with NBC Sports Group that will see eight […]

Crampton Busts Slump At Gatornats
Monday, 19 Mar, 2018 – 10:12 | Comments Off on Crampton Busts Slump At Gatornats
Crampton Busts Slump At Gatornats

Richie Crampton ended a Top Fuel futility streak dating to the 2015 season and became the 10th driver to win for NHRA icon Conrad “Connie” Kalitta with a victory in Sunday’s 49th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Crampton recorded an uncontested final-round win when he wheeled his Kalitta Air/DHL dragster to a 1,000-foot pass in […]

ESM Nissan Captures Sebring Victory
Sunday, 18 Mar, 2018 – 8:31 | Comments Off on ESM Nissan Captures Sebring Victory
ESM Nissan Captures Sebring Victory

The co-driving trio of Pipo Derani, Nicolas Lapierre and Johannes van Overbeek piloted the No. 22 Tequila Patrón ESM Nissan DPi to the over all victory in Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring race.

Winning in the GT classes at the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car series’ second event of the season, were the Porsche 911 GT […]

Truex On Pole In Fontana; Inspectors Ground 13 Cars At Fontana
Saturday, 17 Mar, 2018 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Truex On Pole In Fontana; Inspectors Ground 13 Cars At Fontana
Truex On Pole In Fontana; Inspectors Ground 13 Cars At Fontana

Martin Truex Jr. won his second straight pole of the season in Friday’s knockout qualifying session at Auto Club Speedway. But prior to the session, NASCAR officials knocked out 13 of Truex’s fellow competitors because of inspection issues.
Truex covered the two-mile distance in 38.592 seconds (186.567 mph) in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota, edging fellow Camry […]