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Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win
Sunday, 29 Apr, 2018 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win
Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win

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Spencer Gallagher grabbed the lead on the final lap and held on to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory was the first of Gallagher’s career in the series. In fact, Saturday marked the first time in 49 series starts that he has led a race.
He crossed the finish line .152 seconds […]

Harvick On Pole At Talladega
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Harvick On Pole At Talladega
Harvick On Pole At Talladega

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Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway when he covered the 2.66-mile distance in 49.247 seconds (194.448 mph) on Saturday.
Kurt Busch, his teammate at Stewart Haas Racing, was close behind with a 49.340-second lap (194.082 mph).
The two Fords will start on the front row in Sunday’s 500-miler (2 p.m. ET on […]

Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son

LAVONIA, Ga. – Former NASCAR driver and ARCA team owner James Hylton and his son were killed early Saturday when the vehicle hauling their race car back from Talladega Superspeedway crashed on I-85 in Franklin County, Ga.
The Georgia State Patrol and the Franklin County Coroner’s office told WSPA in Spartanburg, S.C., that James Harvey Hylton, […]

Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Trevor Bayne made it known Friday he is not exactly all-in on Roush Fenway Racing’s impending share-the-ride NASCAR Cup Series plan involving Matt Kenseth in the No. 6 Ford Fusion.
Bayne issued a statement prior to the opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway _ site of Sunday’s […]

NASCAR Acquires ARCA
Friday, 27 Apr, 2018 – 17:23 | Comments Off on NASCAR Acquires ARCA

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NASCAR announced Friday that it has acquired the Automobile Racing Club of America Series.
NASCAR Vice Chairman Jim France joined Marcum’s grandson, ARCA President Ron Drager, at Talladega Superspeedway Friday morning to formalize the announcement.
“Our NASCAR family has long had a special connection with our friends at ARCA, and this is a logical step in demonstrating our commitment to the […]

Kenseth Talks About Return To Cup
Friday, 27 Apr, 2018 – 13:29 | Comments Off on Kenseth Talks About Return To Cup
Kenseth Talks About Return To Cup

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Matt Kenseth’s impending/prodigal return to Roush Fenway Racing is a curious mix of a championship-caliber driver in need of redemption and a proud organization scrambling to remain relevant in NASCAR’s results-centric Cup Series.
Kenseth, who unceremoniously lost his ride at Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of last season, will return […]

Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2018 – 10:18 | Comments Off on Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush
Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush

Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday that former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will return to the team and drive No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season.
“It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,” said Kenseth. “There aren’t many people who have […]

Kyle Busch Collects Third Straight Cup Victory
Sunday, 22 Apr, 2018 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Collects Third Straight Cup Victory
Kyle Busch Collects Third Straight Cup Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch won his third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday night when he added the event at Richmond International Raceway to his list of 2018 conquests.
Busch beat Chase Elliott to the checkered flag in overtime to win for the fifth time at the .75-mile short track. […]

Truex On Pole For Saturday’s Cup Race At RIR
Friday, 20 Apr, 2018 – 17:59 | Comments Off on Truex On Pole For Saturday’s Cup Race At RIR
Truex On Pole For Saturday’s Cup Race At RIR

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond International Speedway on Friday.
Truex laid down a lap at 123.859-mph lap in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota to get the pole. It was his fourth pole of 2018.
Truex, the 2017 Cup […]

Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2018 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series

Those of us fortunate (and now old) enough to have experienced the original “Muscle Car Street Wars” of the mid-1960s to mid-1970s might recall these lyrics from a 1968 Ford Mustang TV commercial:
Only Mustang makes it happen, only Mustang makes life great
Mustang moves you, Mustang grooves you
Mustang, Mustang ’68.
Only Mustang makes it happen, let it […]