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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway has formalized its “Restart Your Engines” schedule and ticket guidelines for completion of the rain-delayed Firestone 600 Verizon IndyCar Series night race set for Saturday, Aug. 27.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” initially was postponed on Saturday, June 11, and […]

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Pritchett Lands Gig At Schumacher
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Leah Pritchett’s nomadic journey through the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has reunited her with powerhouse Don Schumacher Racing for Round 7 of the schedule at Atlanta Dragway, and beyond.
Pritchett, who won her first Top Fuel event in Race No. 2 of the season near Phoenix on Feb. 28, was left without […]

Wed, 05/4/16 – 17:40 | Comments Off on Pritchett Lands Gig At Schumacher
Rosberg Joins Elite Club With Sochi Victory
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Nico Rosberg’s relentless pursuit of Formula One perfection remains intact following a dominating performance in Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix, where the Mercedes ace scored his fourth win in as many 2016 starts and seventh in a row dating to last season.
Rosberg, the pole-sitter, led all 53 laps around the 3.634-mile/5.848-kilometer/18-turn […]

Tue, 05/3/16 – 18:36 | Comments Off on Rosberg Joins Elite Club With Sochi Victory
Force Sisters On Top Of Nitro World
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For the first time in the diverse history of the National Hot Rod Association two women are leading the Top Fuel and Funny Car point standings – and they happen to be siblings.
Courtney Force, 27, scored her first Funny Car victory of the season Sunday, and jumped from sixth into a first-place tie in points […]

Mon, 05/2/16 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Force Sisters On Top Of Nitro World
Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca
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Ozz Negri and John Pew drove the Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Honda Ligier JS P2 car to its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory Sunday at the Tire Monterey Grand Prix Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway in California.
Negri led all but five of the final 31 laps on the 11-turn, 2.238-mile circuit to give the […]

Sun, 05/1/16 – 19:48 | Comments Off on Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca
Keselowski Holds Off Wreck-Thinned Field At ‘Dega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brad Keselowski spent the last 30 or so laps of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway in the only safe place at the 2.66-mile oval – out front. And that’s where he sat at the end of the last lap as he won the crashfest at NASCAR biggest […]

Sun, 05/1/16 – 16:00 | One Comment
Sadler Celebrates Birthday With Talladega Win
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By Reid Spencer
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On his 41st birthday, Elliott Sadler got an unexpected present.
When Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race ended under caution in overtime with the front-runners just short of the finish line, Sadler had the lead, after Joey Logano’s last-ditch attempt to block Sadler in the tri-oval ended with Logano’s No. […]

Sun, 05/1/16 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Sadler Celebrates Birthday With Talladega Win
Wilkerson’s Big Season Continues
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Tim Wilkerson rode a personal-best elapsed time to the pole position in Funny Car as qualifications concluded Saturday for the 29th annual NHRA SpringNationals. 
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also locked-up No. 1 positions in their respective categories during the sixth event of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season at […]

Sun, 05/1/16 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Wilkerson’s Big Season Continues
Chase Elliott on Talladega Pole
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Rookie Chase Elliott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
It was the Hendrick Motorsports drivers second pole of the season – the other coming at Daytona for the season-opening 500.
His fast lap was at 192.661 mph.
“This is definitely a special place,” Elliott said. “It’s cool to get it […]

Sat, 04/30/16 – 13:47 | Comments Off on Chase Elliott on Talladega Pole
Torrence Jumps To P1 In Baytown
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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On the one-year anniversary of his strategic partnership with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, native Texan Steve Torrence is determined to take the affiliation to the next level during this weekend’s 29th annual NHRA SpringNationals.
Torrence, winner of the season-opening Winternationals at Pomona, Calif., raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead […]

Sat, 04/30/16 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Torrence Jumps To P1 In Baytown
Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15
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By Reid Spencer
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – Drivers have short memories when it comes to races won and lost, but last year’s Talladega Chase race is one that stick’s in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mind – and in his craw.
Needing a win to advance to the Round of 8 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint […]

Fri, 04/29/16 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Junior Has Big Memories of Talladega ’15