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Kasey Kahne became the first veteran NASCAR free-agent driver to land a fulltime ride for next season Tuesday, when Leavine Family Racing confirmed he will pilot the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro for the full 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) schedule.
Kahne, who has driven for Hendrick Motorsports since 2012, will replace Michael McDowell on […]

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Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole
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Kyle Larson edged teammate Jamie McMurray in NASCAR Cup qualifying at the Sonoma road course on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday’s race.
The time difference between the Chip Ganassi Racing drivers was .091 seconds.
“The whole lap actually felt pretty bad,” said Larson, who won his third pole of the season, his first at Sonoma and […]

Sat, 06/24/17 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole
Hot Nemechek Wins In Iowa
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John Hunter Nemechek made it two in a row in the Midwest on Friday when he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway.
The win comes a week after he won at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis.
“Every one of these guys who works on this team, this is awesome,” said John […]

Sat, 06/24/17 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Hot Nemechek Wins In Iowa
Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake
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Team Penske flexed its collective muscle during Friday’s practice for the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America, locking down the top four positions on the combined time sheet after a pair of 45-minute sessions.
Josef Newgarden led the Penske parade in Elkhart Lake, Wis., setting fast lap in the No. 2 DeVilbiss Team Penske Chevrolet at […]

Sat, 06/24/17 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake
Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Provisional Pole
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Doug Kalitta powered into the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday evening during the 11th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also are provisional qualifying leaders in their respective categories at Norwalk, Ohio, for the 12th of […]

Sat, 06/24/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Provisional Pole
Risi To Scale Back IMSA Schedule
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Houston-based Risi Competizione will withdraw from an unspecified number of upcoming International Motor Sport Association (IMSA) races this year, Team Principal Guiseppe Risi announced Friday.
“Following an extremely challenging first half of 2017, most recently at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, I have decided to withdraw the Risi Competizione race team from part of the […]

Fri, 06/23/17 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Risi To Scale Back IMSA Schedule
Road Incident Puts Arana Sr. On The Sidelines
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Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Hector Arana Sr. underwent major shoulder surgery Tuesday and will miss at least the next three months of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Traveling from the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J., two weeks ago, Arana’s racing trailer had a tire blowout near Hershey, Pa. While trying to change the […]

Thu, 06/22/17 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Road Incident Puts Arana Sr. On The Sidelines
Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
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IMSA Ford driver Billy Johnson will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend driving Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion in place of the recovering Aric Almirola during the Toyota/SaveMart 350 on the 1.99-mile Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway road-course.
Fresh from competing in last weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Johnson’s first […]

Tue, 06/20/17 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
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Tennessee native Clay Millican raced to an emotional first career NHRA Top Fuel victory Sunday at the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at historic Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Making his 254th NHRA Top Fuel start and competing in his ninth final-round, Millican recorded a 1,000-foot pass in 3.825-seconds at 316.38 mph to defeat Leah Pritchett’s run in 3.881-seconds […]

Mon, 06/19/17 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
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Kyle Larson survived a rash of late-race restarts and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.0-mile Michigan International Speedway oval.
The victory was the Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s second of the year and the third of his career. It allowed him to move to the series points lead – five ahead […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
Torrence Racks Up Third Top Fuel Win At Englishtown
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Steve Torrence secured his third Top Fuel victory of the season to cap the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
“Fast” Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective categories at the 10th of 24 events on […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Torrence Racks Up Third Top Fuel Win At Englishtown