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Erik Jones Takes A Seat On Furniture Row
Sunday, 7 Aug, 2016 – 14:09 | Comments Off on Erik Jones Takes A Seat On Furniture Row
Erik Jones Takes A Seat On Furniture Row

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Erik Jones’ journey from grassroots racer to NASCAR rising star took its final step Sunday at Watkins Glen International, where the 20-year-old prodigy officially was introduced as the second Sprint Cup Series driver for Furniture Row Racing.
Jones will contest the full 36-race Cup schedule in 2017 in the No. 77 Toyota […]

Worsham’s On Record Binge In Seattle
Sunday, 7 Aug, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Worsham’s On Record Binge In Seattle
Worsham’s On Record Binge In Seattle

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Del Worsham reset the Funny Car elapsed time national record twice on Saturday en route to claiming pole position at the 29th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Lucas Oil at Pacific Raceways.
It was, in fact, an extraordinary day of time trials for the entire Funny Car class in Kent, Wash., featuring the top-five quickest 1,000-foot passes […]

Logano Dominates Xfinity Series Race At Watkins Glen
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2016 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Logano Dominates Xfinity Series Race At Watkins Glen
Logano Dominates Xfinity Series Race At Watkins Glen

Thanks to Joey Logano, Team Penske’s season-long futility streak in the Xfinity Series came to an end Saturday at the Watkins Glen International road course.
Logano started on pole, led 67 of 82 laps, got a big break when Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski broke a track bar while challenging Logano for the lead late in […]

Furniture Row To Add Jones
Friday, 5 Aug, 2016 – 22:50 | Comments Off on Furniture Row To Add Jones
Furniture Row To Add Jones

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Furniture Row Racing will expand to a two-car NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team in 2017, with rising star Erik Jones ticketed to join newly re-signed regular Martin Truex Jr. for the team based in Denver, Colo.
“I can’t see it not happening,” an industry source told RacinToday.com Friday afternoon at
Watkins Glen International, […]

IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond
Friday, 5 Aug, 2016 – 12:25 | Comments Off on IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond
IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond

IMSA officials revealed platform details for the 2017 season and beyond for the three series it sanctions on Friday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Highlights include the introduction of of new Daytona Prototype International and Le Mans Prototype 2 race cars in the Prototype class next season, and the elimination of the Prototype Challenge […]

Earnhardt Jr. Still A No-Go; Gordon To Drive At The Glen and Bristol
Tuesday, 2 Aug, 2016 – 16:20 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Still A No-Go; Gordon To Drive At The Glen and Bristol
Earnhardt Jr. Still A No-Go; Gordon To Drive At The Glen and Bristol

Jeff Gordon will be back in the driver’s seat of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet this weekend at the Watkins Glen road course as regular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has not been cleared by doctors to return to his Sprint Cup job.
Earnhardt, the team announced, will also miss the Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor […]

Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing
Monday, 1 Aug, 2016 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing
Force Wins Sonoma; Eyes A Sweep Of The Western Swing

John Force raced to his second consecutive Funny Car win of the year on Sunday and he did it in front of a sold-out crowd at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
The victory gives Force a shot at sweeping the prestigious three-race Western Swing, which concludes with the coming weekend’s event near Seattle.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), […]

Pocono Cup Race Postponed
Sunday, 31 Jul, 2016 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Pocono Cup Race Postponed
Pocono Cup Race Postponed

Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway has been postponed until Monday morning because of rain and a wet track.
The race is scheduled to be run Monday at 11 a.m. ET. NBC Sports will televise the race.
Martin Truex Jr. will be on pole.
The first Pocono race of the season was also rain-delayed and run […]

Rolling Artwork Adorns The Syracuse Nationals
Thursday, 28 Jul, 2016 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Rolling Artwork Adorns The Syracuse Nationals
Rolling Artwork Adorns The Syracuse Nationals

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The former owner of an auto salvage yard and the current owner of a classic 1955 Pontiac Safari station wagon, Bobby Coln is living in car-guy retirement by this vow.
“This car will never end up there,” said Coln (the “l” is silent), adding that the pride of his Pontiac fleet is destined […]

Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado
Monday, 25 Jul, 2016 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado
Nitro Stars Brilliant In Colorado

John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]