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Tommy Johnson, Jr. accelerated teammate Matt Hagan’s recovery from COVID-19 Sunday, scoring an improbable “super sub” victory in Funny Car during the 36th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals.
Johnson collected his 23rd career Wally trophy …

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Kanaan/Johnson Car Racing To Keep People Alive
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – The whose-car-is-it banter between Tony Kanaan and Jimmie Johnson has drawn plenty of eyeballs to the No. 48 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
“Actually, …

Fri, 05/28/21 – 9:56 | Comments Off on Kanaan/Johnson Car Racing To Keep People Alive
Flat Spot On – Mosley A Talented Politician
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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I met Max Mosley, who has died at age 81, in an unusual circumstance. But for the roar of unmuffled engines on the nearby track, it was a relatively sleepy …

Thu, 05/27/21 – 17:45 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On – Mosley A Talented Politician
Art Imitates Life In Racing For IndyCar’s ‘Lone Star JR’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Call it art for J.R.’s sake.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Johnny Rutherford has created a one-off Official Souvenir Program cover for the race’s 105th edition, hand-drawing the cars of …

Thu, 05/27/21 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Art Imitates Life In Racing For IndyCar’s ‘Lone Star JR’
Torrence Adds Baytown Win
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Three-time/reigning Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence finally checked Houston Raceway Park off his must-do list, racing to a rain-delayed victory Monday during the 34th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals. 
Robert Hight (Funny Car) and …

Tue, 05/25/21 – 13:35 | Comments Off on Torrence Adds Baytown Win
Dixon’s Goal Is To Earn A Second 500 Victory
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Scott Dixon’s record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 pole will stand as just another bullet-point on his stellar NTT IndyCar Series resume unless it leads to victory in the 105th running of …

Mon, 05/24/21 – 12:56 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Goal Is To Earn A Second 500 Victory
Elliott Collects Another Road Win As Rain Ends COTA Race Early
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For Chase Elliott, a downpour which flooded the Circuit of the Americas track with 14 laps to go was a welcome gift.
It caused NASCAR officials to call and end to the race and declare Elliott …

Sun, 05/23/21 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Elliott Collects Another Road Win As Rain Ends COTA Race Early
Dixon Wins Pole For 2021 Indianapolis 500 – Again
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Scott Dixon won the Indianapolis 500 pole for the fourth time in his career, taking the NTT P1 Award in the fastest field in Indy history with a four-lap average speed of 231.685 mph.
Six-time and …

Sun, 05/23/21 – 18:22 | Comments Off on Dixon Wins Pole For 2021 Indianapolis 500 – Again
Some Enjoying Playing In The Rain At COTA
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Texas – Traversing Interstate 35 through the Texas Hill Country during a May rainstorm can be a white-knuckle experience for, say, the typical NASCAR fan. But hot-lapping around a …

Sun, 05/23/21 – 8:34 | Comments Off on Some Enjoying Playing In The Rain At COTA
IndyCar Veteran Dixon Says 500 Qualifying Is Still A Big Deal
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INDYCAR superstar Scott Dixon says he begins every qualifying attempt around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a simple, sobering soliloquy.
“It’s a big deal, right?” Dixon said after Saturday’s opening session of time trials for …

Sat, 05/22/21 – 17:10 | Comments Off on IndyCar Veteran Dixon Says 500 Qualifying Is Still A Big Deal
Cindric At COTA: Welcome To European Adventure
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AUSTIN, Texas – Austin Cindric exited Circuit of The Americas following Friday’s opening NASCAR Xfinity Series practice atop the speed chart, albeit with questions about tire wear, restarts _ and who in the wide world …

Sat, 05/22/21 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Cindric At COTA: Welcome To European Adventure