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The National Hot Rod Association has promoted Peter Clifford, the organization’s longtime executive vice president and general manager, to president. Clifford succeeds Tom Compton, who announced his retirement from the NHRA following 15 years as president.
Dallas Gardner, chairman of the NHRA Board of Directors, made the announcement and introduced Clifford as president to NHRA employees […]

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Pruett, 01 Car In Odd Position At Lime Rock
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Scott Pruett isn’t crazy about the position in which he and his Chip Ganassi Racing team find themselves heading into this weekend’s Grand-Am Rolex Series season finale at Lime Rock. And he’s not crazy about the way he feels they got there.
But Pruett also knows that come late Saturday afternoon, […]

Fri, 09/27/13 – 12:05 | Comments Off on Pruett, 01 Car In Odd Position At Lime Rock
Hornish Jr. On The Cusp Of Title, Joblessness
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Sam Hornish Jr. could end the season as 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion – and unemployed.
“I’m in the offer-taking stage right now. At this point they don’t have anything for me at Penske (Racing) next year,” Hornish said during an interview with RacinToday.com on Thursday. “It’s not anything performance-wise. It’s strictly money and not on […]

Fri, 09/27/13 – 8:06 | 3 Comments
IndyCar To Hold Road Course Race At Indianapolis
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Officials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Thursday that an IZOD IndyCar Series race will take place in May 2014 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
The race will be held on the opening weekend of Month of May activities at IMS leading into the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25. It will be the […]

Thu, 09/26/13 – 17:04 | Comments Off on IndyCar To Hold Road Course Race At Indianapolis
Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing
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He is An American Original, big as Texas and tougher than a well-worn pair of Nocona Chocolate Brown cowboy boots.
Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. has been banging around racetracks for 60 years, starting on the small dirt tracks around his Houston hometown in 1953 and graduating in rapid fashion to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway and […]

Thu, 09/26/13 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing
Texas-Sized Changes Announced For TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Fans attending NASCAR and INDYCAR races at Texas Motor Speedway in 2014 invariably will find themselves locked in a stare-down with Big Hoss TV, a “monumental” addition to Eddie Gossage’s No Limits Wild Asphalt Circus.
“Big Hoss is unquestionably the biggest, baddest big-screen in the world. Not […]

Wed, 09/25/13 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Texas-Sized Changes Announced For TMS
NASCAR’s Kyle Busch Wins Third-Quarter DOTY Award
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NASCAR’s Kyle Busch has been voted the third-quarter winner of the Driver of the Year award it was announced Wednesday.
Busch, 28, was a winner in all three of NASCAR’s top national series over the summer. He had two wins in the Sprint Cup, three in Nationwide and one in Camping World Trucks.
He beat out sprint […]

Wed, 09/25/13 – 8:06 | Comments Off on NASCAR’s Kyle Busch Wins Third-Quarter DOTY Award
Kalitta Tops in Top Fuel In Texas
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The winners of Sunday’s NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Metroplex were Doug Kalitta in Top Fuel, Cruz Pedregon in Funny Car, Jason Line in Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motor Cycle.
Kalitta, who moved into a tie for the points lead, beat Shawn Langdon in the finals.
Pedregon beat old foe John Force […]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 18:42 | Comments Off on Kalitta Tops in Top Fuel In Texas
Chase Is A Win, Win Situation For JGR’s Kenseth
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – When Matt Kenseth won the championship in NASCAR’s top series in 2003 he was criticized for running away with the title with consistent finishes that included only one victory.
That less-than-exciting championship run helped NASCAR decide it was time to change the way the Sprint Cup was […]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 16:14 | One Comment
IMSA, ACO Reach Agreement On Prototypes’ Future
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Officials from the International Motor Sports Association and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO) confirmed a collaborative decision that cars eligible for the Prototype class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the LM P2 category internationally will remain so through the conclusion of the 2016 season.
The announcement was made following at four-hour meeting on the […]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 15:13 | Comments Off on IMSA, ACO Reach Agreement On Prototypes’ Future
Blaney Wins Kentucky NNS Race
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Ryan Blaney got his first career Nationwide Series win Saturday night when he won the Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway.
Blaney’s victory came in the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang of Penske Racing.
Austin Dillon finished second and Matt Crafton third.
Blaney was nearly collected by teammate and points leader Sam Hornish Jr. on a restart with […]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Blaney Wins Kentucky NNS Race