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Martin Truex Jr. turned in another dominating performance in winning at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. This time his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory there came without late-race drama of last year’s.
Truex, who led 175 of 267 laps in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota on Saturday, passed Kurt Busch for the lead with 44 laps […]

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The Roll Continues For The Force Sisters In N.C.
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force proved to be formidable in qualifying at the same event for the third time in their career Saturday, walking off with the No. 1 positions in their respective classes in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
The previous […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 18:15 | Comments Off on The Roll Continues For The Force Sisters In N.C.
Harvick On Pole At Talladega
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Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway when he covered the 2.66-mile distance in 49.247 seconds (194.448 mph) on Saturday.
Kurt Busch, his teammate at Stewart Haas Racing, was close behind with a 49.340-second lap (194.082 mph).
The two Fords will start on the front row in Sunday’s 500-miler (2 p.m. ET on […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Harvick On Pole At Talladega
Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
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LAVONIA, Ga. – Former NASCAR driver and ARCA team owner James Hylton and his son were killed early Saturday when the vehicle hauling their race car back from Talladega Superspeedway crashed on I-85 in Franklin County, Ga.
The Georgia State Patrol and the Franklin County Coroner’s office told WSPA in Spartanburg, S.C., that James Harvey Hylton, […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Trevor Bayne made it known Friday he is not exactly all-in on Roush Fenway Racing’s impending share-the-ride NASCAR Cup Series plan involving Matt Kenseth in the No. 6 Ford Fusion.
Bayne issued a statement prior to the opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway _ site of Sunday’s […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
Force Sisters On Top At Four-Wides
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force owned the No. 1 starting positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, after two rounds of qualifying Friday in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Brittany, who was fifth fastest after the first round, soared to the No. […]

Sat, 04/28/18 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Force Sisters On Top At Four-Wides
Season Has Been ‘Scary’ For Force Racing
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Having grown up in drag racing, sisters Brittany and Courtney Force are well aware of the sport’s dangers, but this season’s beginning has been gut wrenching for their family’s NHRA organization – John Force Racing.
In the 2018 season’s first five events, 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion John […]

Fri, 04/27/18 – 20:25 | Comments Off on Season Has Been ‘Scary’ For Force Racing
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NASCAR announced Friday that it has acquired the Automobile Racing Club of America Series.
NASCAR Vice Chairman Jim France joined Marcum’s grandson, ARCA President Ron Drager, at Talladega Superspeedway Friday morning to formalize the announcement.
“Our NASCAR family has long had a special connection with our friends at ARCA, and this is a logical step in demonstrating our commitment to the […]

Fri, 04/27/18 – 17:23 | Comments Off on NASCAR Acquires ARCA
Kenseth Talks About Return To Cup
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Matt Kenseth’s impending/prodigal return to Roush Fenway Racing is a curious mix of a championship-caliber driver in need of redemption and a proud organization scrambling to remain relevant in NASCAR’s results-centric Cup Series.
Kenseth, who unceremoniously lost his ride at Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of last season, will return […]

Fri, 04/27/18 – 13:29 | Comments Off on Kenseth Talks About Return To Cup
Tonglet Back In The White Gator Saddle Again
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Call it a reunion of Louisiana Lightnin’.
LE Tonglet, the 2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, will return to Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing beginning with this weekend’s ninth annual NKG Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals at  zMAX Dragway.
Tonglet, a native and resident of Metairie, La., will race the KPK/Nitrofish Suzuki as […]

Wed, 04/25/18 – 17:41 | Comments Off on Tonglet Back In The White Gator Saddle Again
Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush
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Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday that former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will return to the team and drive No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season.
“It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,” said Kenseth. “There aren’t many people who have […]

Wed, 04/25/18 – 10:18 | Comments Off on Kenseth Returning To Cup, Roush