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Talladega On Minds Of Cup Drivers In Charlotte
Friday, 9 Oct, 2015 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Talladega On Minds Of Cup Drivers In Charlotte
Talladega On Minds Of Cup Drivers In Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. – With Talladega being in the Contender round in the Chase for the Championship, Carl Edwards said Thursday the segment that kicks off at Charlotte Motor Speedway feels more like a two-race rather than a three-race series.  
“I think you have to look at it that way,” Edwards said during preparations for Saturday’s […]

Flat Spot On: A Rainy Afternoon in Georgia
Sunday, 4 Oct, 2015 – 8:36 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: A Rainy Afternoon in Georgia
Flat Spot On:  A Rainy Afternoon in Georgia

BRASELTON, Ga. – When is a road race in the rain no longer a race? Some people were asking that question as the Petit Le Mans seemed to reach a saturation point while precipitous fallout from a hurricane in the Atlantic kept coming down on Road Atlanta.
Funny thing, though. Despite the frequent safety car periods […]

Q&A: Harvick Talks About Fuel Problems And Chase Pressures
Thursday, 1 Oct, 2015 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Q&A: Harvick Talks About Fuel Problems And Chase Pressures
Q&A: Harvick Talks About Fuel Problems And Chase Pressures

Kevin Harvick, who has suffered back-to-back lousy finishes in the first round of the 16-driver, 10-race, elimination-format Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship this year, was the guest on NASCAR’s weekly media teleconference.
Harvick, who crashed in the first Chase race and ran out of fuel with three laps to go in the second, left the […]

Antron Brown Rolls To Fourth Straight Top Fuel Victory
Sunday, 27 Sep, 2015 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Antron Brown Rolls To Fourth Straight Top Fuel Victory
Antron Brown Rolls To Fourth Straight Top Fuel Victory

Antron Brown extended his mastery of Gateway Motorsports Park by racing to his fourth consecutive Top Fuel victory at the facility Sunday during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.
Del Worsham (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective categories at the second of six playoff […]

Blaney Earns OT Victory In Kentucky XFINITY Series Race
Sunday, 27 Sep, 2015 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Blaney Earns OT Victory In Kentucky XFINITY Series Race
Blaney Earns OT Victory In Kentucky XFINITY Series Race

Ryan Blaney won his second NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday night after he emerged from a green/white/checkered restart to capture the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway.
Blaney was being challenged by Ty Dillon when a caution was called with four laps to go.
On the final restart, Blaney, driving the No. 22 Ford of Team Penske, got an […]

Hobbled Hamlin Sprints To Win At Chicagoland
Sunday, 20 Sep, 2015 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Hobbled Hamlin Sprints To Win At Chicagoland
Hobbled Hamlin Sprints To Win At Chicagoland

Denny Hamlin may have been a casualty on a basketball court two weeks ago but he was a winner on Sunday as he opened the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs with a victory at Chicagoland Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver – who not only suffered severe damage to his right knee in the […]

Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC
Sunday, 20 Sep, 2015 – 6:37 | Comments Off on Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC
Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC

AUSTIN, Tex. – Does Audi Sport have anything for Porsche’s 919 Hybrid in the second half of the World Endurance Championship season? Judging from the qualifying and results at the Circuit of the Americas, the answer is probably not.
Porsche Team won Le Mans going away in June with both better lap times and fuel efficiency […]

Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat
Johnson Jr. And Team Have Become A Serious Funny Car Threat

CONCORD, N.C. – Tommy Johnson Jr.’s NHRA career looked pretty grim about three years ago, but the Indiana resident revitalized it and this weekend entered the Countdown to the Championship at zMAX Dragway with one of the most consistent Funny Cars this season.
“We’re not running the record numbers,” Johnson Jr. said. “We’re racing what […]

American Rossi To Make F1 Debut
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 7:34 | Comments Off on American Rossi To Make F1 Debut
American Rossi To Make F1 Debut

Alexander Rossi’s overdue Formula One debut was of the baby-step variety Friday, as the American logged a combined 27 laps during two practices for the Singapore Airlines Grand Prix after crashing-out of the first session.
Manor Marussia F1 Team announced Wednesday from its headquarters in Banbury, U.K., that it had signed the native of Auburn, Calif., […]

Langdon’s Championship Hopes Rescued By Don Schumacher
Wednesday, 16 Sep, 2015 – 16:53 | One Comment
Langdon’s Championship Hopes Rescued By Don Schumacher

Earlier this week, it appeared that Shawn Langdon would be sitting out the six-race, championship-deciding NHRA Countdown playoff because his Alan Johnson Racing team had run low of operating capital.
But on Wednesday, Don Schumacher Racing came to the rescue.
DSR and AJR announced that former NHRA world champion Shawn Langdon will drive DSR’s Red Fuel Powered by […]