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Friday, 13 Jul, 2018 – 19:54 | Comments Off on

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Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Friday.
“It wasn’t a perfect lap by any means but it was good enough,” said Truex after posting a speed of 188.890 mph (25.588-seconds). “We worked in race trim the whole time and honestly, our qualifying run, we only got […]

Turns And Feuds Are The Talk Of Kentucky
Friday, 13 Jul, 2018 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Turns And Feuds Are The Talk Of Kentucky
Turns And Feuds Are The Talk Of Kentucky

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Some notes and quotes from Sparta, Kentucky on Friday:
Looking for action at Kentucky Speedway? Keep your eyes on Turn 3, drivers say.
“Turn 3 is tough for sure,” Martin Truex Jr said. “It seems like this year maybe a little bit easier with the new tires that they brought here, but […]

Jones Headed to The Top? Let’s Slow Down a Bit, Please
Friday, 13 Jul, 2018 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Jones Headed to The Top? Let’s Slow Down a Bit, Please
Jones Headed to The Top? Let’s Slow Down a Bit, Please

As I rolled up the old pant legs and waded into media reaction to last weekend’s racing in Daytona, Iowa, Epping and Bowmanville, a headline caught my eye. It read, “Erik Jones showing he’s ready to rise to the top”.
The accompanying piece – presumably and hopefully an opinion piece – proclaimed Jones victory in Saturday […]

Cup Drivers Getting Straight On ROVAL Curves
Wednesday, 11 Jul, 2018 – 15:27 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Getting Straight On ROVAL Curves
Cup Drivers Getting Straight On ROVAL Curves

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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“Challenging” and “survival” could easily become the operative words describing Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course and the Bank of America ROVAL 400 scheduled for Sept. 30.
The two words first surfaced when Goodyear began tire testing on the course that incorporates part of Charlotte’s 1.5-mile oval with a winding track through […]

RT’s Williams Collects Hardware
Tuesday, 10 Jul, 2018 – 17:02 | Comments Off on RT’s Williams Collects Hardware
RT’s Williams Collects Hardware

RacinToday.com Senior Writer Deb Williams has been honored by the National Motorsports Press Association with one of its most prestigious awards – the Joe Littlejohn Award.
Determined by the NMPA president, the award is given annually to the person or persons, or an organization, in recognition for or outstanding service to the NMPA. Williams previously […]

Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win
Sunday, 8 Jul, 2018 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win
Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win

Erik Jones fought off Martin Truex Jr. in double overtime to win Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cups Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The 22-year-old Jones, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, earned his first victory in the series on a night during which a large number of the cars belonging to most successful veterans in the sport […]

Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
Friday, 6 Jul, 2018 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race

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Chase Elliott, hobbled by a sprained ankle that he sustain during “horse play” around his swimming pool on the Fourth of July, claimed the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during Friday’s qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway.
Elliott’s pole-winning lap came at 194.045 mph at the 2.5-mile Daytona oval.
“I didn’t know it […]

Kyle Busch Wrestles Away A Hot Victory In Joliet
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2018 – 16:41 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wrestles Away A Hot Victory In Joliet
Kyle Busch Wrestles Away A Hot Victory In Joliet

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The final lap in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in Joliet was as hot as the triple-digit temperatures that had settled in over the northeastern Illinois countryside.
Kyle Busch issued a payback bump to the rear of Kyle Larson’s car with two turns to go on the final lap and went on to win […]

Menard On Pole In Joliet
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2018 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Menard On Pole In Joliet
Menard On Pole In Joliet

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Paul Menard, racing on the track closest to his native Wisconsin, won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.
Menard won the pole with a lap at 180.102 mph (29.998 seconds) in the final round of qualifying session at the 1.5-mile track on a blistering hot day.
Nearly 10 years had passed […]

Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On
Friday, 29 Jun, 2018 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On
Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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To be honest, I’m not really looking forward to watching the broadcast of this weekend’s NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway and all because of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Not because I don’t like Earnhardt Jr. On the contrary. I truly like and respect the man and always looked forward to talking to […]