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Team-owner Don Schumacher has hired Khalid alBalooshi to begin driving the Sandvik Coromant/Red Fuel Top Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing beginning Friday during drag racing’s marquee event, the 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
alBalooshi, a resident of Los Angeles and citizen of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, replaces Spencer Massey for […]

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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
Car Out Of Hock, Enders-Stevens Going For Championship
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ENNIS, Texas – Her historic, gender-breaking NHRA Pro Stock victory was capped by a marriage proposal, a series of real-world events fit for a second storybook Disney Channel movie.
As the cynics in the press box are wont to say…you can’t make this stuff up!
Erica Enders’ marriage to Richie Stevens Jr. is doing just fine, thanks. […]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Car Out Of Hock, Enders-Stevens Going For Championship
Pickett Drivers Muscle Way To ALMS Win At COTA
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Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf won their seventh consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón race Saturday.
The two drivers and their No. 6 Muscle Milk HPD ARX-o3o lapped the field in the International Sports Car Weekend race, lapping the field twice at Circuit of The Americas.
Luhr extended his ALMS-leading victory total […]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Pickett Drivers Muscle Way To ALMS Win At COTA
Hight Continues On Funny Car High
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NHRA Funny Car driver Robert Hight secured his second No. 1 qualifying position of the season and 45th of his career on Saturday with a track-record performance, and he will try for his third straight victory of the season on Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens […]

Sat, 09/21/13 – 19:14 | Comments Off on Hight Continues On Funny Car High
Jimmie Time: Johnson Fast When He Needs To Be
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – Jimmie Johnson’s mini-slump is over.
After finishing the NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season with four straight clunkers – 40, 36, 28, 40 – the five time series champion is back in the groove with a fifth-place finish in the opening event of the 10-race Chase for the championship.
Going […]

Sat, 09/21/13 – 13:24 | 5 Comments