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Capps Rolls On In Funny Car
Monday, 22 May, 2017 – 8:29 | No Comment
Capps Rolls On In Funny Car

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Reigning NHRA world champion Ron Capps steamrolled to his fourth consecutive Funny Car victory Sunday during an all-Don Schumacher Racing final at the 29th annual NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka in Kansas.
Capps, driver of the Dodge Charger R/T, covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.924-seconds at 321.42 mph to defeat DSR teammate/No. 1 qualifier […]

Busch Dominates Charlotte Truck Race
Saturday, 20 May, 2017 – 8:06 | No Comment
Busch Dominates Charlotte Truck Race

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Kyle Busch led 90 of 134 laps in winning Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
He took the checkered flag .986 seconds ahead of runner-up Johnny Sauter.
The win was Busch’s seventh in 11 starts at the 1.5-mile track, his second of the season in three starts and the 48th of his […]

Almirola: Injury Felt Like Twisting Knife In Back
Friday, 19 May, 2017 – 14:51 | No Comment
Almirola: Injury Felt Like Twisting Knife In Back

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Aric Almirola knew immediately following his horrendous crash at Kansas Speedway that he had a spinal injury, but the NASCAR driver said Friday he didn’t realize the severity of his broken back until he talked with doctors and learned he would be sidelined for eight to 12 […]

Howard Having Happy Return To ‘Magical’ Indy
Friday, 19 May, 2017 – 8:12 | No Comment
Howard Having Happy Return To ‘Magical’ Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Even Verizon IndyCar Series devotees can be excused today if they need a refresher course on the life and times of Jay Howard.
Absent from Indy car racing for six years, Howard emerged atop the speed chart after Thursday’s fourth day of practice for the 101st Indianapolis 500.
Driver of the No. […]

Hall of Famer McElreath Passes Away
Friday, 19 May, 2017 – 7:12 | No Comment
Hall of Famer McElreath Passes Away

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Auto Racing Hall of Famer Jim McElreath, the 1962 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year and a veteran of 15 starts in the 500 between 1962 and 1980, passed away in his sleep on Thursday, May 18, in his hometown of Arlington, Texas. He was 89.
One of eight surviving drivers who could claim to have […]

Young Cindric Having One Large Week
Friday, 19 May, 2017 – 7:03 | One Comment
Young Cindric Having One Large Week

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – For Austin Cindric, the date May 19, 2017 will forever be etched in his memory for two very important reasons. One, the 18-year-old will graduate Friday from high school. Two, he will compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte […]