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Austin Dillon won Saturday night’s rain-delayed NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The victory in the Subway Firecracker 250 came after a green/white/checkered restart.
“This is Daytona, man,” Dillon, the grandson of long-time team owner Richard Childress, said. “There are so many family memories here. … I’m just happy for my grandfather. He told me […]

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Stewart-Haas Looking To Expand With Kurt Busch
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Slightly more than a month ago, Stewart-Haas Racing told Ryan Newman it wouldn’t field a fourth team in 2014 and he needed to find another home, but that’s no longer the case, at least where a fourth team is concerned.
SHR Competition Director Greg Zipadelli said Friday at […]

Fri, 08/23/13 – 13:59 | Comments Off on Stewart-Haas Looking To Expand With Kurt Busch
Power Hopes That Sonoma Is Win Country
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Will Power says his winless IZOD IndyCar Series season is the product of a number of factors that have relegated him to wing-man for Team Penske teammate/point-leader Helio Castroneves.
Power sits 11th in the standings and 148 points behind Castroneves heading into Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma in California’s wine […]

Fri, 08/23/13 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Power Hopes That Sonoma Is Win Country
Kyle Busch’s Late Move Is A Winner At Bristol
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Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to charge to his fourth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday night.
Busch passed Ryan Blaney for the lead on the 195th of 200 laps around the .533-mile track. From there Busch had to hold off Timothy Peters. Busch and Peters came out […]

Thu, 08/22/13 – 6:45 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch’s Late Move Is A Winner At Bristol
Kennedy Carries France Banner Onto The Track
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ben Kennedy’s mom is arguably the most powerful female in motorsports.
But that fact likely went unnoticed to many race fans when the 21-year-old showed up at Bristol Motor Speedway earlier today to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut.
Lesa France Kennedy, a member of NASCAR’s board […]

Wed, 08/21/13 – 16:46 | Comments Off on Kennedy Carries France Banner Onto The Track
Kansas A Battleground In The Fight Over ‘Rovals’
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jim France looked to be in a good mood as he walked the paddocks at Kansas Speedway after Saturday night’s debut Grand-Am Rolex Series race at the facility. He looked like a politician in an election year as he smiled, patted backs and shook hands with […]

Tue, 08/20/13 – 13:25 | Comments Off on Kansas A Battleground In The Fight Over ‘Rovals’
Castrol And John Force Parting Ways
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Long-time sponsor Castrol announced Tuesday that it will sever its ties with the NHRA’s John Force Racing operation following the 2014 season. The announcement will end a relationship that stretches back almost 30 years.
“John Force has been the ultimate ambassador for the Castrol brand and we are grateful for his passion and dedication,” said Rich […]

Tue, 08/20/13 – 7:52 | 6 Comments
Stewart Out For Season; Martin To Drive No. 14
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Mark Martin will fill in for injured Tony Stewart and drive the No. 14 Stewart- Haas Racing Chevrolet it was announced on Monday. Martin will drive in the rest of the Cup races with the exception of the one at Talladega, where Austin Dillon will be in the car.
Stewart, who suffered a broken leg in […]

Mon, 08/19/13 – 14:09 | Comments Off on Stewart Out For Season; Martin To Drive No. 14
Logano Gets Penske A Cup Victory In Michigan
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Joey Logano buzzed past a fuel-less Mark Martin for the lead with four laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for Logano, who moved to Penske Racing from Joe Gibbs Racing, for the 2013 season. It came […]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 20:10 | Comments Off on Logano Gets Penske A Cup Victory In Michigan
Capps Tops In Brainerd
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Ron Capps earned his third Funny Car win of the season by racing to victory Sunday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Minnesota’s Brainerd International Raceway over teammate and points leader Matt Hagan.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 18:21 | Comments Off on Capps Tops In Brainerd
Buescher Stuns Busch At MIS
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James Buescher, the reigning series champion, completed a three-wide pass of Kyle Busch on Lap 97 of 100 and held on to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
It was Buescher’s first NCWTS event of the season and the fifth of his career.
Busch finished second at Michigan for […]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Buescher Stuns Busch At MIS