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Spanish driver Fernando Alonso moved within one victory of accomplishing international auto racing’s triple crown on Sunday when he and his Toyota teammates won the overall championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Alonso, who has twice won the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco and is currently a full-time driver for the McLaren F1 […]

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Logano Ends Long Drought, Wins At Talladega
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Talladega Superspeedway’s much-ballyhooed reputation of for producing exciting finishes took a beating on Sunday. But that was just fine with Joey Logano.
Logano, who led a race-best 70 of 188 laps, got the victory. It was the Team Penske driver’s  first of the season and third at the 2.66-mile high-banked oval. It was his 19th NASCAR […]

Sun, 04/29/18 – 16:55 | Comments Off on Logano Ends Long Drought, Wins At Talladega
Four Straight Not A Given For Busch On Sunday
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During his Friday press conference at Talladega Superspeedway, Kyle Busch talked about winning the last three NASCAR Cup Series and the prospect of making it four in a row this weekend.
Well, he said, Talladega and the bizarre restrictor plate racing shows that the series puts on there could make his […]

Sun, 04/29/18 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Four Straight Not A Given For Busch On Sunday
Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win
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Spencer Gallagher grabbed the lead on the final lap and held on to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory was the first of Gallagher’s career in the series. In fact, Saturday marked the first time in 49 series starts that he has led a race.
He crossed the finish line .152 seconds […]

Sun, 04/29/18 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win
Pawuk Returning To NHRA
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CONCORD, N.C. – Former NHRA Pro Stock driver Mark Pawuk is ending an 11-year hiatus to compete in the SAM Tech NHRA Factory Stock Showdown for Don Schumacher Racing, it was announced Saturday at zMAX Dragway.
Pawuk’s first outing in the Factory Stock Showdown will be in June at the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals […]

Sun, 04/29/18 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Pawuk Returning To NHRA
The Roll Continues For The Force Sisters In N.C.
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force proved to be formidable in qualifying at the same event for the third time in their career Saturday, walking off with the No. 1 positions in their respective classes in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
The previous […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 18:15 | Comments Off on The Roll Continues For The Force Sisters In N.C.
Harvick On Pole At Talladega
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Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway when he covered the 2.66-mile distance in 49.247 seconds (194.448 mph) on Saturday.
Kurt Busch, his teammate at Stewart Haas Racing, was close behind with a 49.340-second lap (194.082 mph).
The two Fords will start on the front row in Sunday’s 500-miler (2 p.m. ET on […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Harvick On Pole At Talladega
Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
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LAVONIA, Ga. – Former NASCAR driver and ARCA team owner James Hylton and his son were killed early Saturday when the vehicle hauling their race car back from Talladega Superspeedway crashed on I-85 in Franklin County, Ga.
The Georgia State Patrol and the Franklin County Coroner’s office told WSPA in Spartanburg, S.C., that James Harvey Hylton, […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Trevor Bayne made it known Friday he is not exactly all-in on Roush Fenway Racing’s impending share-the-ride NASCAR Cup Series plan involving Matt Kenseth in the No. 6 Ford Fusion.
Bayne issued a statement prior to the opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway _ site of Sunday’s […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
Force Sisters On Top At Four-Wides
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force owned the No. 1 starting positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, after two rounds of qualifying Friday in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Brittany, who was fifth fastest after the first round, soared to the No. […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Force Sisters On Top At Four-Wides
Season Has Been ‘Scary’ For Force Racing
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Having grown up in drag racing, sisters Brittany and Courtney Force are well aware of the sport’s dangers, but this season’s beginning has been gut wrenching for their family’s NHRA organization – John Force Racing.
In the 2018 season’s first five events, 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion John […]

Fri, 04/27/18 – 20:25 | Comments Off on Season Has Been ‘Scary’ For Force Racing