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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Five days before NASCAR kicks off its 2016 season with the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona, the sanctioning body’s first-ever charter system is in place.
It means that 36 of this year’s 38 full-time teams are guaranteed a starting position in the Sprint Cup Series 36-point races, which will have a grid […]

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No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas
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Erica Enders became the winningest female in a single season in NHRA history with her victory in Pro Stock Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Del Worsham (Funny Car) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the 22nd of 24 events of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 21:23 | Comments Off on No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas
Pits Were The Pits For A Couple Of Top Chase Contenders
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
 Kansas City, Kan. – It was a picture-post card autumn day in America’s Heartland for both fans and a couple of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship contenders at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. But on the final green flag pit stop of the Hollywood Casino 400, things got cold and […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Pits Were The Pits For A Couple Of Top Chase Contenders
Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
Kansas City, Kan. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. used to own Talladega Superspeedway. After a disappointing run at Kansas Speedway in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, he’ll need to re-ascend to the throne next Sunday if he is to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes intact.
Can do, Earnhardt, who finished 21st […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 20:31 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
Logano Punts Way To Second Straight Win
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By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Block me once, and I’ll cut you some slack.
Block me twice — and it’s “Gotcha.”
That, in essence, was the conversation on Joey Logano’s team radio after Logano spun race leader Matt Kenseth in Turn 1 with less than five laps left in the Hollywood Casino 400 at […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 20:25 | Comments Off on Logano Punts Way To Second Straight Win
At Heart, Del Worsham Is Really A Funny Guy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Del Worsham’s professional drag racing resume is highlighted by the entry that reads “2011 NHRA Top Fuel world champion.”
That’s a career-defining accomplishment but not the guy Worsham sees when he looks into a mirror. “I’ve always considered myself a Funny Car driver first,” Worsham said Saturday after […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 8:26 | Comments Off on At Heart, Del Worsham Is Really A Funny Guy
Funny Car’s Worsham Will Start P1 In FallNationals
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Current Funny Car points leader Del Worsham held on to the No. 1 qualifying position on Saturday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will also start as No. 1 seeds at the 22nd of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Funny Car’s Worsham Will Start P1 In FallNationals
Kyle Busch Comes On Late To Beat Kenseth In XFINITY Race In Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch once called Kansas Speedway his worst track. That assertion, it must be pointed out, came on a Sunday. On Saturday’s the 1.5-mile oval has been quite pleasant for the Las Vegas native.
It was again on this Saturday as Busch survived a early-race speeding penalty and then a fender […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 18:16 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Comes On Late To Beat Kenseth In XFINITY Race In Kansas
Truex Jr. Carrying The Colors For Little Guys
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – When you talk to NASCAR old-schoolers, and they begin to tick off the reasons why the sport no longer holds the same allure for them and why they have a tough time finding a rooting interest in the Sprint Cup Series, the conversation often turns to […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 8:46 | One Comment
Worsham’s Hot Streak Continues in Texas
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Funny Car points leader Del Worsham reset the track record in elapsed time en route to the qualifying lead Friday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel), Jonathan Gray (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the 22nd of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Worsham’s Hot Streak Continues in Texas
Keselowski Gets Good Chase News By Winning Kansas Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Brad Keselowski moved from back to pretty near the front burner in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship during on Friday’s qualifying session at Kansas Speedway.
The Team Penske driver, who has been suffering from negative yawn factor in the first two rounds of the the […]

Fri, 10/16/15 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Keselowski Gets Good Chase News By Winning Kansas Pole