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Bob Tasca III celebrates after winning the Funny Car portion of the NHRA show at Norwalk, Ohio recently. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Bob Tasca III’s fierce brand loyalty has returned Ford Motor Company to relevance in the NHRA’s nitro Funny Car ranks and rekindled memories of “Ford Total Performance.”

The […]

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Flat Spot On: Rolex, IMSA a Long Way from Formula Fords at Pocono
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Oliver Jarvis put the No. 77 Mazda Team Joest DPi car on the pole for the 2019 Rolex 24 sports car race in Daytona. The 57th running of the race begins on Saturday afternoon and ends on Sunday.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Here we go again.

Hope springs eternal in the paddock […]

Fri, 01/25/19 – 13:37 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Rolex, IMSA a Long Way from Formula Fords at Pocono
Rolex 24 Set To Start 2019 Racing Season
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North America’s biggest sports car endurance event is set to get rolling this weekend in Daytona.

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The 57th running of the Rolex 24 on the infield course at Daytona International Speedway is set for the upcoming weekend. The twice-around-the-clock event features top drivers from the worlds of sport cars, IndyCars and Formula 1.

The IMSA WeatherTech Series […]

Thu, 01/24/19 – 14:51 | One Comment
NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
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Courtney Force, daughter of 16-time NHRA champion John Force, has retired from racing. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

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John Force Racing announced on Thursday that Funny successful Car driver Courtney Force will retire from driving effective immediately.

The winningest female Funny Car driver in NHRA history, Force – who is the daughter of team owner John […]

Thu, 01/24/19 – 11:02 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
Bell Edges Larson To Win Third Straight Chili Bowl
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NASCAR driver Christopher Bell made history at the Chili Bowl on Saturday night. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

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Christopher Bell added his name to an exclusive event victory list _ and the not-so-elite flip car count _ when the Oklahoma native claimed his third consecutive Golden Driller trophy Saturday night capping the 33rd annual […]

Sun, 01/20/19 – 9:16 | Comments Off on Bell Edges Larson To Win Third Straight Chili Bowl
Grant Captures Friday Chili Bowl Win
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Justin Grant was the big winner Friday at the Chili Bowl. (Photo courtesy of the Chili Bowl Nationals)

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Native Californian Justin Grant set a relentless pace for 25 non-stop laps Friday to earn his third career preliminary night win in as many years at the 33rd annual Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.

Grant’s Vacuworx Qualifying Night […]

Sat, 01/19/19 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Grant Captures Friday Chili Bowl Win
Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93
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Glen Wood was a true pioneer in auto racing.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Auto racing pioneer and innovator Glen Wood passed way it was announced on Friday.

Wood formed the iconic Wood Brothers Racing NASCAR team in 1950 with brother Leonard Wood in their tiny, backwoods hometown of Stuart Va.

Over the years such Hall of Fame […]

Fri, 01/18/19 – 12:29 | Comments Off on Pioneer Glen Wood Passes Away at Age 93
Champion Bell Drives To P1 At The Chili Bowl
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NASCAR driver Christopher Bell had a big night at the Chili Bowl on Thursday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

Two-time/reigning event champion Christopher Bell survived late-race challenges from Shane Golobic and C.J. Leary en route to victory during Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night A-Feature at the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals […]

Fri, 01/18/19 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Champion Bell Drives To P1 At The Chili Bowl
Abreu Rock Solid At Chili Bowl
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Rico Abreu stole the show Wednesday night in Tulsa.

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Rico Abreu outclassed the field during Wednesday’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino-Tulsa Qualifying Night A-Feature at the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.

Abreu won a 25-lap prelim race for the fourth time since 2015 around Tulsa Expo Raceway wheeling the Safelite AutoGlass/Keith […]

Thu, 01/17/19 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Abreu Rock Solid At Chili Bowl
Larson Starts Hot At Chili Bowl
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NASCAR star Kyle Larson started off Chili Bowl action with a bang. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Gregg Ellman)

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Californian Kyle Larson grabbed the lead on Lap 6 of Tuesday’s Warren CAT Qualifying Night 25-lap A-Feature en route victory during the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.

A rising NASCAR Cup Series star […]

Wed, 01/16/19 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Larson Starts Hot At Chili Bowl
IndyCar Adds Title Sponsor
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IndyCar officials announced they have landed a title sponsor. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

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NTT, a global information technology and communications leader, has signed a multi-year agreement to become the IndyCar Series title partner. In addition, NTT becomes the official technology partner of INDYCAR, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 […]

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