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NASCAR champion Tony Stewart contends he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. walking toward his Sprint Car until seconds before the 20-year-old was struck and fatally injured during an on-track accident in Upstate New York last summer.
Stewart’s response to the wrongful death lawsuit brought earlier this month by Ward’s parents was filed Friday by attorney […]

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Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
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The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

Fri, 06/26/15 – 16:16 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
NASCAR Reaffirms Opposition To Confederate Flag
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NASCAR officials on Tuesday joined the list of people and organizations who shun the flying of the Confederate Flag.
The stock car racing organization cited Monday’s call by the South Carolina Governor that the flag be removed from the grounds of the state’s State House.
A statement released the by NASCAR read: “As we continue to mourn the […]

Tue, 06/23/15 – 11:55 | Comments Off on NASCAR Reaffirms Opposition To Confederate Flag
Hagan Strikes At Thunder Valley
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Matt Hagan won at his home track in Funny Car for the first time in his career Sunday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at the historic dragstrip […]

Sun, 06/21/15 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Hagan Strikes At Thunder Valley
Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
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Erik Jones notched his second NASCAR victory of the weekend Sunday when he won the rain-delayed XFINITY Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The victory for Jones, follows his Camping World Truck Series win on Friday night and which came a couple hundred miles to the west at Iowa Speedway in Newton.
The victory in the XFINITY race, […]

Sun, 06/21/15 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Jones Wins XFINITY Race; Completes A Midwestern Sweep
John Force Earns First Pole Of Season
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John Force will start in the No. 1 spot in Funny Car eliminations following a rain delayed day of racing Saturday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also earned No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their categories into tomorrow’s nooneliminations at the NHRA […]

Sun, 06/21/15 – 7:39 | Comments Off on John Force Earns First Pole Of Season
Schumacher Rolls To Provisional Pole In Thunder Valley
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Tony Schumacher drove to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in northeast Tennessee.
Schumacher ran a track record 3.768-second pass at 323.58 mph in his […]

Sat, 06/20/15 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Schumacher Rolls To Provisional Pole In Thunder Valley
Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa
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Erik Jones turned his run his recent run of bad luck in the NASCAR Camping World Series around on Friday night when he won at Iowa Speedway.
The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver led 112 laps and dominated most of the race en route to his fifth career series triumph.
“We’ve had fast trucks,” Jones said. “Things just […]

Sat, 06/20/15 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Erik Jones Trucks To Win In Iowa
Red Book Should Be Read Book By P-Car Owners
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Porschephiles everywhere are celebrating a return to normalcy, otherwise known as the marque’s record-extending 17th overall victory in the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
You won’t find any mention of the race-winning Porsche 919 Hybrid shared by Nico Hulkenberg, Earl Bamber and Nick Tandy at the Circuit […]

Sat, 06/20/15 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Red Book Should Be Read Book By P-Car Owners
NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR announced Tuesday afternoon it has issued an updated rules package to Sprint Cup Series teams that will be put into use at Kentucky Speedway next month.
Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president & chief racing development officer, made the announcement during a teleconference with the media. O’Donnell said the changes […]

Tue, 06/16/15 – 15:27 | Comments Off on NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky
John Force Rules Funny Car In New England
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John Force picked up his second Funny Car win of the season Sunday at the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also took home victories in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Boston. All three winners of the […]

Sun, 06/14/15 – 18:47 | Comments Off on John Force Rules Funny Car In New England