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Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15
Friday, 29 Apr, 2016 – 18:50 | No Comment
Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Drivers have short memories when it comes to races won and lost, but last year’s Talladega Chase race is one that stick’s in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mind – and in his craw.
Needing a win to advance to the Round of 8 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint […]

Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
Sunday, 24 Apr, 2016 – 16:40 | No Comment
Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber

RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud survived a late-race shunt with Graham Rahal, passed the damaged car of Rahal with five laps later and went on to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Alabama’s Barber Motorsports Park.
The victory was the second straight for the Team Penske driver and allowed him to pad his points lead.
“That’s not a corner you […]

Pritchett Facing Hard Work On, Off The Track
Friday, 22 Apr, 2016 – 18:38 | No Comment
Pritchett Facing Hard Work On, Off The Track

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Leah Pritchett’s enthusiasm provides no indication to the dire situation the Top Fuel competitor faces as she attempts to continue her bid for a NHRA championship.
Initially without a ride for this weekend’s NHRA Four Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods at zMAX Dragway, Pritchett had a deal […]

Hamlin Explains Drivers Council Defense Of Stewart
Friday, 22 Apr, 2016 – 15:01 | No Comment
Hamlin Explains Drivers Council Defense Of Stewart

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
With hours of NASCAR’s decision Thursday to fine Sprint Cup driver/team co-owner Tony Stewart $35,000 for issuing strong opinions on the series’ policy on lugnut use, the NASCAR drivers council stepped forward and said it would help pay Stewart’s fine.
Acting as spokesperson for the Council – a nine-member panel representing […]

Johnson Brings Gospel Of Horsepower To JFR
Thursday, 21 Apr, 2016 – 15:43 | No Comment
Johnson Brings Gospel Of Horsepower To JFR

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
This is how it typically turns out for Alan Johnson in his role as NHRA Top Fuel tuning guru: Johnson lays hands upon the blower of a nitromethane-burning Top Fuel dragster engine and says, “Thou shalt cover the 1,000-foot distance in 3.772-seconds at, say, 318.77 mph.  Got it? Amen.”
Worked for […]

Flat Spot On: Which Way Forward?
Saturday, 27 Feb, 2016 – 9:07 | 4 Comments
Flat Spot On: Which Way Forward?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
HAMPTON, Ga. – In case you think this is just a story on NASCAR, it’s not. Please continue, because there is some straight talk here (hello Robin Miller!) that I think all racing fans might find worthwhile.
On a Friday at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, rarely has there been as much optimism prior […]