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Harvick To Start Kansas Race From The Pole
Friday, 4 Oct, 2013 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Harvick To Start Kansas Race From The Pole
Harvick To Start Kansas Race From The Pole

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kevin Harvick, who is trying to turn what some consider a three-driver Sprint Cup playoff into a four-driver playoff, won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Harvick, who will start Sunday’s race fourth in points – 39 behind leader Matt Kenseth and 27 behind third-place Kyle […]

Junior Cooks Up New Plan: Swing For The Fences
Friday, 4 Oct, 2013 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Junior Cooks Up New Plan: Swing For The Fences
Junior Cooks Up New Plan: Swing For The Fences

ROANOKE, Texas – NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. figures he’ll have to do some major point-shaving if he has any chance of contending for the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
Junior is in 10th place and 57 points behind championship leader Matt Kenseth heading into Round 4 of the 10-event Chase, Sunday’s Hollywood Casino […]

Mission Accomplished For New Tires At Kansas
Thursday, 3 Oct, 2013 – 18:11 | Comments Off on Mission Accomplished For New Tires At Kansas
Mission Accomplished For New Tires At Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – One of the most talked about stories leading into Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway centers on a radically new Goodyear tire that is being put on the cars for the Hollywood Casino 400.
On Thursday afternoon, after about a three-hour open test with the tires, NASCAR offiicals, Goodyear officials […]

Kyle Busch Needs A Reversal Of Kansas Fortunes
Wednesday, 2 Oct, 2013 – 5:32 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Needs A Reversal Of Kansas Fortunes
Kyle Busch Needs A Reversal Of Kansas Fortunes

Kyle Busch’s numbers through the first 25 Sprint Cup races this year look remarkably similar to his numbers through the first 25 races of the 2011 season. And pretty impressive those two sets of numbers are.
The thing is, Cup seasons are 36 races long.
It was the numbers that came in the final four races – […]

John Force Overpowers Field At Gateway
Sunday, 29 Sep, 2013 – 18:57 | Comments Off on John Force Overpowers Field At Gateway
John Force Overpowers Field At Gateway

John Force raced to his 136th career victory and moved into position to earn a 16th Funny Car championship Sunday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the 21st race of […]

Taylor, Angelelli Win Final Grand-Am Championship
Saturday, 28 Sep, 2013 – 15:21 | Comments Off on Taylor, Angelelli Win Final Grand-Am Championship
Taylor, Angelelli Win Final Grand-Am Championship

Wayne Taylor Racing’s driving tandem of Max Angelelli and Jordan Taylor needed to finish fourth or better in Saturday’s season-ending Grand-Am Rolex race to win the 2013 Daytona Prototype championship. They finished better. Much better. Best, in fact.
With Taylor, the team owner’s youngest son, behind the wheel for the final stint at Lime Rock, the […]

Hornish Jr. On The Cusp Of Title, Joblessness
Friday, 27 Sep, 2013 – 8:06 | 3 Comments
Hornish Jr. On The Cusp Of Title, Joblessness

Sam Hornish Jr. could end the season as 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion – and unemployed.
“I’m in the offer-taking stage right now. At this point they don’t have anything for me at Penske (Racing) next year,” Hornish said during an interview with RacinToday.com on Thursday. “It’s not anything performance-wise. It’s strictly money and not on […]

Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing
Thursday, 26 Sep, 2013 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing
Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing

He is An American Original, big as Texas and tougher than a well-worn pair of Nocona Chocolate Brown cowboy boots.
Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. has been banging around racetracks for 60 years, starting on the small dirt tracks around his Houston hometown in 1953 and graduating in rapid fashion to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway and […]

Kalitta Tops in Top Fuel In Texas
Sunday, 22 Sep, 2013 – 18:42 | Comments Off on Kalitta Tops in Top Fuel In Texas
Kalitta Tops in Top Fuel In Texas

The winners of Sunday’s NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Metroplex were Doug Kalitta in Top Fuel, Cruz Pedregon in Funny Car, Jason Line in Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motor Cycle.
Kalitta, who moved into a tie for the points lead, beat Shawn Langdon in the finals.
Pedregon beat old foe John Force […]

Car Out Of Hock, Enders-Stevens Going For Championship
Sunday, 22 Sep, 2013 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Car Out Of Hock, Enders-Stevens Going For Championship
Car Out Of Hock, Enders-Stevens Going For Championship

ENNIS, Texas – Her historic, gender-breaking NHRA Pro Stock victory was capped by a marriage proposal, a series of real-world events fit for a second storybook Disney Channel movie.
As the cynics in the press box are wont to say…you can’t make this stuff up!
Erica Enders’ marriage to Richie Stevens Jr. is doing just fine, thanks. […]