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Matt Crafton won Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
Over the last forty laps of the race, Crafton worked his way from the bottom of the top-10 and took advantage of a Lap 127 caution to challenge a dominant Stewart Friesen for his first win since Charlotte […]

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Alonso Takes To The Tube
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Fernando Alonso’s highly anticipated first test around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval will be available to fans around the world on Wednesday, May 3, with commentary provided by a team including the legendary Mario Andretti.
A fully produced live show will be televised online from 9:30 a.m.-noon (ET), with an announcing team of Andretti _ the […]

Tue, 05/2/17 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Alonso Takes To The Tube
PO’d Torrence Gets His Top Fuel Four-Wide Wally
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CONCORD, N.C. – Steve Torrence said Sunday that in 2011 veteran team owner Don Schumacher told him he couldn’t be competitive against the multi-car operations as an independent in NHRA Top Fuel.
It sparked the Texan’s determination to prove him wrong. In fact, “it pissed me off,” Torrence said.
On Sunday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals […]

Sun, 04/30/17 – 18:37 | Comments Off on PO’d Torrence Gets His Top Fuel Four-Wide Wally
Logano Holds Off Teammate To Win Richmond
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Joey Logano, forced to start from the rear of the field in Sunday’ Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series after changing transmissions, came on late and went on to get the victory at Richmond International Raceway.
Logano got to the checkered flag .7 seconds ahead of charging Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski, who led 110 of 200 […]

Sun, 04/30/17 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Logano Holds Off Teammate To Win Richmond
Pagenaud Gets First Oval Win
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Simon Pagenaud was born and raised a road racer. He is also a driver who like to conquer new challenges. Hence his elation after winning the IndyCar Series race at Phoenix International Raceway’s oval on Saturday night.
“I can’t explain how excited I am,” the Frenchman said. “Ovals are not my specialty. I grew up in […]

Sun, 04/30/17 – 12:56 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Gets First Oval Win
Millican Hopes Concord Is His Wally World
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – At 51 years old, Top Fuel competitor Clay Millican is still searching for his first Wally, the trophy cherished by competitors that signify a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series victory.
Oh, he’s come close with eight runner-up finishes, but the Tennessean who still refers to his parents […]

Sat, 04/29/17 – 19:28 | Comments Off on Millican Hopes Concord Is His Wally World
Larson Takes Xfinity Series Win At Richmond
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Kyle Larson overcame a strong car and effort on the part of Justin Allgaier and came away with the win in Saturday’s  NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Allgaier, who led 157 of the race’s 254 laps, finished second. He also won earned a $100,000 bonus check for winning the Dash 4 Cash bonus as […]

Sat, 04/29/17 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Larson Takes Xfinity Series Win At Richmond
Castroneves Reigns In Phoenix Qualifying
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Helio Castroneves extended his reign as the king of speed at Phoenix Raceway Friday, shattering the lap record he set a year ago during qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix.
Castroneves averaged 194.905 mph/37.7538-seconds for his two laps around the 1.022-mile oval in Avondale, Ariz., including a record-setting circuit […]

Sat, 04/29/17 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Castroneves Reigns In Phoenix Qualifying
Force Cars To Be Reckoned With At zMAX
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – In hot and humid weather Friday at zMAX Dragway, John Force Racing dominated the first two sessions of Funny Car qualifying in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, claiming the top three positions.
Courtney Force moved into the No. 1 position with a track record elapsed time of 3.851 seconds, […]

Fri, 04/28/17 – 19:47 | Comments Off on Force Cars To Be Reckoned With At zMAX
Kenseth Get First Pole of ’17
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Matt Kenseth claimed his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season on Friday when he laid down the fastest qualifying lap at Richmond International Raceway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver had a fast lap at 121.076 mph.
The pole is Kenseth’s second at Richmond.
He has has won twice at Richmond; in 2002 and 2015. […]

Fri, 04/28/17 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Kenseth Get First Pole of ’17
Force Wants To Field A Second Top Fuel Car
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force said Friday he plans to field a second Top Fuel dragster team, but he can’t say when it will join daughter Brittany Force at the starting line.
“I just can’t get the money to get there, but I’ve got a deal […]

Fri, 04/28/17 – 17:20 | One Comment