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Second-year Cup driver Chris Buescher’s personal offseason of change admittedly has been compounded by NASCAR’s sweeping package of rules “enhancements” for the 2017 season.
A radical format featuring three-stage races in all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series events; a complicated system of awarding points and a revamped route into the playoffs […]

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Hamilton Dominates; Haas Scores At COTA
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Lewis Hamilton extended his uncanny mastery around Circuit of The Americas_ and momentarily put the brakes on teammate Nico Rosberg’s championship bid _ by recording his milestone 50th Formula One victory in Sunday’s fifth annual United States Grand Prix.
The three-time/reigning World Driving Champion, Hamilton scored his seventh victory of the season […]

Tue, 10/25/16 – 8:44 | Comments Off on Hamilton Dominates; Haas Scores At COTA
Just Win Baby? Not In The Chase Playoffs
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Put a microphone or notebook in front of professional race car drivers and ask them about anything remotely close to strategy and nine times out of 10 you get a face full of cliches about how winning is the one and only strategy.
Then on the tenth of the 10 times you ask, you get the […]

Mon, 10/24/16 – 12:22 | One Comment
Logano Wins, Leads Chasers Into Third Round
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Joey Logano held off rookie Brian Scott on an overtime restart, went on to win Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and in doing so, claimed a berth in the Round of Eight in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
Also advancing to the third of four playoff rounds were Kevin Harvick, who finished seventh […]

Sun, 10/23/16 – 16:47 | Comments Off on Logano Wins, Leads Chasers Into Third Round
Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race
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Alabama native Grant Enfinger won Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway and in doing so entered the Round of Six in the Chase playoffs.
With a strong push from GMS Racing teammate and Chase driver Ben Kennedy after a restart on Lap 93 of 94, Enfinger surged to the front and stayed there in […]

Sat, 10/22/16 – 18:43 | Comments Off on Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race
Truex To Start Nasty Old Talladega From The Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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While everybody wants to start Sprint Cup races from the pole, drivers hoping to win at Talladega really, really want to start from the pole. The reason: To keep ahead of the chaos of pack racing going on behind.
Martin Truex Jr. earned the right to at least start Sunday’s 500-miler […]

Sat, 10/22/16 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Truex To Start Nasty Old Talladega From The Pole
Brown Closes In On Top Fuel Crown
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ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown got fitted for a black cowboy hat Sunday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, and it may as well pass for another Top Fuel crown.
Brown trailered nearest point rival Doug Kalitta during the second round of eliminations before dispatching Texan Steve Torrence in the final to win the 31st edition of the […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 19:42 | Comments Off on Brown Closes In On Top Fuel Crown
Survivor Harvick Runs To Victory In Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kevin Harvick needed a victory at Kansas Speedway on Sunday or one at dreaded Talladega next weekend to move into the Round of Eight in NASCAR’s Chase playoffs. He got that win at Kansas.
Way down the list in terms of points as a result of suffering […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Survivor Harvick Runs To Victory In Kansas
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John Carney II held off several overtaking attempts by dirt track ace Sammy Swindell to win the 43rd annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Saturday night at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway. 
With the track in Mesquite, Texas, fully rubbered-in, the 30-lap A-Feature was all about patience. Gluing his Lubbock Wrecker Service […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 13:57 | Comments Off on Carney Claims Winter Nationals
Field Set At FallNationals
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ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Jason Line locked-up pole positions in their respective professional classes Saturday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, where the starting fields were set for the 31st annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
The lone change atop a ladder from the Friday “Night of Fire” session was in Pro Stock Motorcycle, where […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 8:49 | One Comment
Savoie A Grateful Biker At The Texas Motorplex
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ENNIS, Texas – It wasn’t enough for Jerry Savoie to routinely thank his crew after posting his first Pro Stock Motorcycle pole of the 2016 NHRA season Saturday afternoon at Texas Motorplex.
“Everybody says, ‘Yeah, I thank my crew,’ but with me it’s personal,” Savoie said after his quarter-mile pass in 6.805-seconds at 197.31 mph earned […]

Sat, 10/15/16 – 20:48 | Comments Off on Savoie A Grateful Biker At The Texas Motorplex