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After finishing third in his Can-Am Duel race Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. was greeted by his “bodyguard.”
You may have heard of the guy.
“His name is Richard Petty,” said Wallace, referring to the NASCAR Hall of Famer and his Cup Series car-co-owner. “I have never seen him that excited before.  […]

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Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On
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Martin Truex’s dominating weekend at Kansas Speedway was extended well into Sunday after noon as the Furniture Row Racing driver won from the pole at the 1.5-mile oval.
Truex led 91 of 267 laps in earning his seventh victory of the season in a race that featured some significant wrecks.
So good was his FRR Toyota that Truex […]

Sun, 10/22/17 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On
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The 44th annual Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals concluded Saturday night in Mesquite, Texas, with a first-time winner. Aaron Reutzel battled to the front of the famed dirt half-mile in his Dissolvalloy No. 87 to win the 30-lap American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network A-Main.
With Sam Hafertepe Jr. on his […]

Sun, 10/22/17 – 13:39 | Comments Off on Reutzel Top ASCS Field In Texas
Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin
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Point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG won pole position Saturday for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix Formula One race at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
His closest pursuer for the 2017 F1 World Championship, Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari, qualified P2 and will start alongside Hamilton on the front row. Hamilton claimed his 11th […]

Sat, 10/21/17 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin
Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate
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Christopher Bell of Joe Gibbs Racing won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway.
In addition to earning the checkered flag, Bell incurred the animosity of teammate Erik Jones, who apparently didn’t like the slide-job pass for the lead Bell put on him with three laps to go.
Jones let Bell know of his displeasure while […]

Sat, 10/21/17 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate
Chassis Change Heats Up Vettel’s Texas Weekend
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Sebastian Vettel’s bid to close the gap to Formula One point-leader Lewis Hamilton during the United States Grand Prix weekend has taken on another layer of drama.
Vettel, of Scuderia Ferrari, trails Hamilton and his Mercedes by 59 points (306-247) heading into Round 17 of the 20-race schedule Sunday at Circuit […]

Sat, 10/21/17 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Chassis Change Heats Up Vettel’s Texas Weekend
Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track
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Kansas Speedway can sort of, kind of, in a way be considered Furniture Row Racing’s home track as it sit just down Interstate 70 from Denver, Colo. Well, 600 miles or so down the I-70 but, hey, everybody has to have a place to call home.
On Friday, FRR’s Martin Truex Jr. delighted the “home folks” […]

Fri, 10/20/17 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track
Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018
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Buoyed by an impending switch from Honda to Renault power, Fernando Alonso has signed a “long-term partnership” with McLaren beginning with the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
Alonso’s decision, confirmed Thursday, ended speculation the two-time World Driving Champion could leave the team after a frustrating campaign that saw the Spaniard skip the prestigious Monaco […]

Fri, 10/20/17 – 16:12 | Comments Off on Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018
Torrence Ready To Resume Countdown
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Steve Torrence’s pursuit of his first NHRA Top Fuel world championship will resume in Round 5 of the Countdown to the Championship in a new Capco Contractors dragster and the full support of his family.
Forty-eight hours after smacking the concrete guard wall at Texas Motorplex in Ennis at more than […]

Thu, 10/19/17 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Torrence Ready To Resume Countdown
Cup Drivers Test Tires On Charlotte’s ‘Roval’
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – “Interesting”, “challenging”, “intimidating” and “tricky” are just a few of the words used Wednesday by NASCAR drivers to describe Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course that will be used next year for the Bank of America 500.
“(We’re) still trying to figure it all out,” said Martin Truex Jr., […]

Thu, 10/19/17 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Test Tires On Charlotte’s ‘Roval’
Hight’s Countdown-Roll Picks Up Steam
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – When Robert Hight looks at the calendar, he is convinced it reads “Procktober.”
Hight and crew chief/tuning wizard Jimmy Prock continued their pursuit of the 2017 NHRA Funny Car world championship Sunday with a victory over point-leader Ron Capps in the final of the 32nd annual AAA Texas […]

Sun, 10/15/17 – 20:01 | Comments Off on Hight’s Countdown-Roll Picks Up Steam