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Sadler Catches First Xfinity Chase Race Victory
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2016 – 8:17 | No Comment
Sadler Catches First Xfinity Chase Race Victory

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Elliott Sadler sprinted to victory in the inaugural Xfinity Series race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was Sadler’s of the season, 13th of his career in the series and earned him an automatic berth in the second round of the Chase.
“It feels unbelievable,” he said. “I’ve had a really hard week on not much […]

Crampton To Enter Gateway As Top Seed In Top Fuel
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2016 – 8:02 | No Comment
Crampton To Enter Gateway As Top Seed In Top Fuel

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Richie Crampton powered to pole position in Top Fuel Saturday as qualifications wrapped up at the fifth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., outside St. Louis.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories […]

Byron Scores Historic Win In Loudon
Saturday, 24 Sep, 2016 – 17:42 | No Comment
Byron Scores Historic Win In Loudon

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William Byron lead 161 of 175 laps in Saturday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won the first ever Chase race in the Camping World Truck Series.
Christopher Bell, Byron’s teammate at Kyle Busch Motorsports, closed from 1.325 seconds behind with five laps left to .430 seconds behind on the next-to-last lap but ran out of time […]

Edwards On Pole In New Hampshire
Friday, 23 Sep, 2016 – 17:52 | No Comment
Edwards On Pole In New Hampshire

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Carl Edwards won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
The driver of the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota won the pole for the race – which is the second of the 10-race Chase playoffs – with a lap at 28.119 seconds around the NHMS mile.
The pole was the […]

NASCAR Drivers Thinking About Loudon, Charlotte
Friday, 23 Sep, 2016 – 14:14 | No Comment
NASCAR Drivers Thinking About Loudon, Charlotte

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, NH – Many of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup stars live in and around Charlotte, N.C., and, even though they are in New Hampshire this weekend for Sunday’sBad Boy Off Road 300, it’s hard not to think about what is happening back home.
A curfew has been imposed in Charlotte in the […]

Champion Pagenaud Grips It And Rips It At Sonoma
Monday, 19 Sep, 2016 – 7:05 | No Comment
Champion Pagenaud Grips It And Rips It At Sonoma

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Mild-mannered Simon Pagenaud “unleashed the beast” at Sonoma Raceway Sunday afternoon during a flag-to-flag victory in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma that clinched the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Pagenaud secured his first IndyCar Series title and the 14th for Team Penske by 3.2523-seconds over Graham Rahal at the conclusion […]

Kyle Busch Trucks To Win; Field Set For Camping World Chase
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 8:19 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Trucks To Win; Field Set For Camping World Chase

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The field for the first-ever Camping World Truck Series Chase was set on Friday at Chicagoland Speedway but it was Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch who won the race at the Joliet 1.5-mile oval.
Daniel Hemric finished second and he and Timothy Peters locked up the final two of eight spots in the inaugural trucks Chase, […]

Flat Spot On: Darlington or Bust(ed)
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2016 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Darlington or Bust(ed)
Flat Spot On: Darlington or Bust(ed)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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The first NASCAR race I covered was the first one I had ever seen, not an unusual event in newspaper sports departments of the mid-1970’s. The newest member of the staff, as in my case, often drew what was considered — when it came to stock car races — the […]