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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Stewart: Driver Death ‘Will Affect My Life Forever’
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A visibly shaken Tony Stewart addressed the media on Friday for the first time since he was involved in a sprint car race incident which claimed the life of 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt track in New York state.
Stewart read a prepared statement during a press conference in the media center at […]

Fri, 08/29/14 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Stewart: Driver Death ‘Will Affect My Life Forever’
Stewart Returns To Cup Ride At Atlanta
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Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart will be back in the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, a spokesman for Stewart said Thursday.
Stewart’s ride at Atlanta will mark his first start since Aug. 3 at Pocono Raceway.
Stewart sat out the past three races at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, Michigan International Speedway […]

Thu, 08/28/14 – 15:42 | One Comment
Schumacher Going For Big History At The “Big Go”
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
All motor sports series seem to have that one event on their calendar that for competitors holds as much – or more – importance than a season championship. That’s certainly true in the NHRA where the U.S. Nationals stands as an event which produces as much emotion in competitors as […]

Thu, 08/28/14 – 12:25 | Comments Off on Schumacher Going For Big History At The “Big Go”
Team Merger Has Newgarden Jacked Up About 2015
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The open-wheel merger between Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing and Ed Carpenter Racing will feature Josef Newgarden for at least the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Newgarden, 23, will continue to drive the No. 67 Dallara fielded by SFHR next season with the rebadged CFH Racing organization, a deal which includes […]

Wed, 08/27/14 – 19:09 | Comments Off on Team Merger Has Newgarden Jacked Up About 2015
NASCAR Pulls Wraps Off Of 2015 Schedule
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
There were no bombshells when NASCAR unveiled its 2015 schedule on Tuesday – much to the dismay of those who wanted a road race in the Chase –but there was a cherry bomb or two.
On the move again, is the Cup date at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Moved to Labor Day […]

Tue, 08/26/14 – 16:33 | Comments Off on NASCAR Pulls Wraps Off Of 2015 Schedule
Swindell Announces Retirement

Veteran sprint car driver Sammy Swindell announced his retirement, effective immediately, on Monday.
Swindell is a three-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champion who won 294 races. The Memphis, Tenn., area native was one of the original Outlaws who helped grow the series from its 1978 origins at Devil’s Bowl Speedway into the premier […]

Mon, 08/25/14 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Swindell Announces Retirement
Dixon Wins Sonoma; Power Stumbles
Scott Dixon held off Ryan Hunter-Reay over the final three laps of Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road course to get his second victory of the season.
Dixon, driving the No. 9 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet power Dallar, took the lead with four laps to go when he blew past leader Mike Conway […]

Sun, 08/24/14 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Dixon Wins Sonoma; Power Stumbles
Penske Weekend Sends Message To Hendrick
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Team Penske drivers swept Bristol Motor Speedway’s three-race weekend, providing Ford with its first such accomplishment since 2006 and apparently setting the stage for a Hendrick-Penske showdown in the Sprint Cup championship battle.
Joey Logano won the IRWIN Tools Night race Saturday for his third victory this season, […]

Sun, 08/24/14 – 9:50 | Comments Off on Penske Weekend Sends Message To Hendrick
Power On Pole In Sonoma
IndyCar Series championship points leader Will Power claimed his second consecutive pole and fourth of the season, with a lap of 1 minute, 17.4126 seconds in Firestone Fast Six qualifications for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, reset the track record he established in 2012 with a […]

Sat, 08/23/14 – 22:09 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Sonoma
Logano Gets His Third Victory of Season
Joey Logano’s breakout season continued Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway as he won his third race of the 2014 season.
Logano, who notched his sixth victory in 207 Sprint Cup starts, took the lead away from Matt Kenseth with 46 laps to go and sprinted to the finish.
“Got our third win of the year,” Logano […]

Sat, 08/23/14 – 21:57 | Comments Off on Logano Gets His Third Victory of Season