Mon, 21/07/14 – 4:47 | No Comment

J.R. Todd earned his first NHRA victory since 2008 on Sunday by racing to victory in Top Fuel at the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were winners at Bandimere.
To get his victory, Todd had to beat Brittany Force [...]

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Keselowski, Penske Take Center Stage In Vegas
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Comparing himself to a Powerball lottery-ticket dreamer, Brad Keselowski says he became a winner the day he signed-on with motorsports mogul Roger Penske and an organization seeking its belated first NASCAR championship.
Bradley Aaron Keselowski delivered Penske Racing its first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship in 2010, an accomplishment eclipsed by “Bad [...]

Sat, 12/1/12 – 9:21 | Comments Off
Here’s Hoping For Better Sources Of Inspiration
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The Brad Keselowski Show has been a hoot. Fun bit after fun bit. Some bits well thought out and serious, some spontaneous and humorous. Almost all, insightful. No doubt there will be more of the same when the 2012 Sprint Cup champion steps right up to the microphone for his [...]

Fri, 11/30/12 – 11:07 | 3 Comments
2013 Trucks Schedule Includes A Race At Eldora Dirt Track
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NASCAR today announced that the Camping World Truck Series will race on dirt next season as it has scheduled an event for Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
The schedule also includes a race in Canada and races on Wednesday nights.
On July 24, the trucks will make their dirt debut at Eldora, the.5-mile track owned by three-time [...]

Wed, 11/28/12 – 16:02 | Comments Off
Keselowski About To Be Showered by Awards
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
On a to-do list topped by “Date a celebrity,” 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski has added “Buy a tank” en route to what appears to be the inside track to the Driver of the Year award.
We’ll get to that possible tank purchase by “Bad Brad” in a [...]

Wed, 11/28/12 – 9:02 | Comments Off
Changes At Kalitta: Worsham Back To Driver’s Seat
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Kalitta Motorsports announced a significan change of personnel in its NHRA racing operation.
Del Worsham has been named as driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, replacing Jeff Arend.
Also, Tommy DeLago has been picked as the crew chief on the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car driven by 2012 Rookie of the Year candidate Alexis [...]

Tue, 11/27/12 – 12:17 | Comments Off
2012 Formula 1 Season Ends With A Vettel Triple
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The message filling Sebastian Vettel’s helmet as he crossed the finish line behind Formula One’s Safety Car Sunday was loud-and-proud: “You’re a triple World Champion. You are The Man!”
Unfortunately, the radio in Vettel’s dinged-up race car was only half-working and his Red Bull Racing/Renault teammates couldn’t hear his reply. [...]

Mon, 11/26/12 – 9:03 | Comments Off
Hamilton Stays Hot, Wins F1 Pole In Brazil
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s 2012 season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on-pole, determined to close-out his mercurial McLaren/Mercedes career on a two-race winning streak while also playing spoiler in the World Driving Championship.
Hamilton toured the 2.677-mile Interlagos Circuit in Sao Paulo Saturday in 1-minute, 12.458-seconds during the 10-minute Q3 session to [...]

Sun, 11/25/12 – 8:46 | Comments Off
Top Fuel Driver Massey Dumped By Schumacher
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Black Friday was no career bargain for NHRA Top Fuel driver Spencer Massey, who was unceremoniously released by Don Schumacher Racing 12 days after finishing third in the 2012 Countdown to the Championship point chase.
Team-owner Don Schumacher announced Massey’s termination in a terse release emailed to media at 6 p.m. [...]

Sat, 11/24/12 – 8:51 | 13 Comments
Elliott Sadler Lands Job At Joe Gibbs Racing
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Elliott Sadler and his primary sponsor have found a new home at Joe Gibbs Racing for the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series season.
Sadler, NNS championship runnerup by 23 points in 2012, will drive the No. 11 Toyota Camry next year with primary sponsorship from OneMain Financial, a personal loan solutions company. [...]

Thu, 11/22/12 – 10:35 | Comments Off
Jegs, Allen Johnson To Team Up In Pro Stock
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Reigning NHRA Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson will team with four-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. beginning with the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
Johnson and Coughlin will continue to drive Mopar-backed Dodge Avengers powered by Hemi motors, which will originate from Johnson’s J&J Racing shop in Greeneville, Tenn.
“Allen and I were teammates this [...]

Mon, 11/19/12 – 19:05 | Comments Off