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Tony Pedregon says his move from NHRA Funny Car owner/driver to FOX Sports color analyst has been all about timing, and a guy named Jeff.
“My biggest problem is I decided to get out of the seat and Jeff Gordon did the same thing,” Pedregon joked during a recent interview. “So, many of you didn’t hear […]

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Castrol And John Force Parting Ways
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Long-time sponsor Castrol announced Tuesday that it will sever its ties with the NHRA’s John Force Racing operation following the 2014 season. The announcement will end a relationship that stretches back almost 30 years.
“John Force has been the ultimate ambassador for the Castrol brand and we are grateful for his passion and dedication,” said Rich […]

Tue, 08/20/13 – 7:52 | 6 Comments
Stewart Out For Season; Martin To Drive No. 14
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Mark Martin will fill in for injured Tony Stewart and drive the No. 14 Stewart- Haas Racing Chevrolet it was announced on Monday. Martin will drive in the rest of the Cup races with the exception of the one at Talladega, where Austin Dillon will be in the car.
Stewart, who suffered a broken leg in […]

Mon, 08/19/13 – 14:09 | Comments Off on Stewart Out For Season; Martin To Drive No. 14
Logano Gets Penske A Cup Victory In Michigan
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Joey Logano buzzed past a fuel-less Mark Martin for the lead with four laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for Logano, who moved to Penske Racing from Joe Gibbs Racing, for the 2013 season. It came […]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 20:10 | Comments Off on Logano Gets Penske A Cup Victory In Michigan
Capps Tops In Brainerd
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Ron Capps earned his third Funny Car win of the season by racing to victory Sunday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Minnesota’s Brainerd International Raceway over teammate and points leader Matt Hagan.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 18:21 | Comments Off on Capps Tops In Brainerd
Buescher Stuns Busch At MIS
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James Buescher, the reigning series champion, completed a three-wide pass of Kyle Busch on Lap 97 of 100 and held on to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
It was Buescher’s first NCWTS event of the season and the fifth of his career.
Busch finished second at Michigan for […]

Sun, 08/18/13 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Buescher Stuns Busch At MIS
Jordan Taylor Holds Off Pruett To Win In Kansas
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – With Jordan Taylor driving the final stint, the No. 10 Daytona Prototype Corvette of Wayne Taylor Racing captured the inaugural SFP Grand Prix at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was the third of the Grand-Am Rolex season for the WTR duo of Taylor, driving his […]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 21:54 | Comments Off on Jordan Taylor Holds Off Pruett To Win In Kansas
Beckman P1 In Brainerd
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Defending Funny Car world champion Jack Beckman raced to his second consecutive pole position at Brainerd International Raceway Saturday during the final day of qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel) and Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) will also lead their categories when eliminations begin Sunday at 11 a.m. for the NHRA Mello […]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 18:21 | Comments Off on Beckman P1 In Brainerd
Allmendinger Wins Mid-Ohio
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AJ Allmendinger spent most of Saturday afternoon in front, then held on for extra laps to earn his second career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
He had a comfortable lead over pole winner Michael McDowell but had to sweat out a green-white-checkered finish after Kenny […]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Wins Mid-Ohio
Hagan Speeds On At Brainerd
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Current Funny Car points leader Matt Hagan raced to the No. 1 qualifying position Friday during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel) and Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) lead their respective categories during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Hagan, who won the most recent event in […]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Hagan Speeds On At Brainerd
Grand-Am’s Lally Says He Needs A Major Dose Of Victory
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The gray clouds that produced rain and gloom at Kansas Speedway on Thursday lifted on Saturday as unseasonably comfortable sunny weather settled back in. Except around the paddock space occupied by Andy Lally. There, an irritating chill persisted.
Lally, who co-drives the No. 44 Porsche GT3 Cup car of Magnus Racing, has […]

Sat, 08/17/13 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Grand-Am’s Lally Says He Needs A Major Dose Of Victory