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The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

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Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals
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CONCORD, N.C. – Don Schumacher Racing continued its domination of the NHRA Mello Yello Racing nitro classes this season with Top Fuel and Funny Car victories Sunday in the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
With Antron Brown’s Top Fuel victory and Jack Beckman’s Funny Car win, DSR has now won seven of eight nitro titles in […]

Mon, 03/30/15 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals
Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Juan Pablo Montoya stripped the lead from Team Penske teammate Will Power during a green flag pitting sequence with just under 30 laps to go and then led the rest of the way to win the season-opening Verizon IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Fla.
“Today was a good day […]

Sun, 03/29/15 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event
Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski To Win Martinsville
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Denny Hamlin took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 30 laps to go, held off Brad Keselowski over the final 20 laps and went on to win Sunday’s 500-lap Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. It […]

Sun, 03/29/15 – 16:14 | Comments Off on Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski To Win Martinsville
Kyle Larson Pulled From Martinsville Race
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Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session on Saturday, will not race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville on Sunday.
Taking his seat in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet will be Regan Smith.
“After fainting yesterday at an autograph session in Martinsville, Virginia, Kyle Larson was first evaluated at a local […]

Sun, 03/29/15 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Kyle Larson Pulled From Martinsville Race
Records Fall On Cool Day At The Four-Wides
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Even though track records were broken Saturday in three of the NHRA’s four professional classes, competitors thought their two qualifying runs in the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway would have been faster due to the unseasonably cold temperatures.
Funny Car was the only class that didn’t have a […]

Sun, 03/29/15 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Records Fall On Cool Day At The Four-Wides
Logano Adds Truck Win To Resume
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Joey Logano won Saturday’s Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Logano led 150 laps in winning the first NCWTS race of his career and becoming the 26th driver to take a checkered flag in each of NASCAR’s top three national touring series.
“I just had a great restart,” Logano said of the […]

Sat, 03/28/15 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Logano Adds Truck Win To Resume
Power Claims Pole In St. Pete
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Defending champion Will Power opened the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series by winning the pole for Sunday’s race in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Team Penske driver earned the pole by breaking the 13-year-old track record with a lap of 1:00:6509 seconds in the second session on Saturday.
Power will be seeking his third career win at St. Petersburg […]

Sat, 03/28/15 – 17:21 | Comments Off on Power Claims Pole In St. Pete
Hines Talks About Bikes And Being No. 1
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Andrew Hines’ defense of his 2014 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship momentarily became an afterthought during the season-opener for the two-wheel class two weeks ago.
A four-time world champion, Hines and his Harley-Davidson V-Rod were ambushed by Shawn Gann and his Buell during the quarterfinals of the 46th annual AMALIE […]

Sat, 03/28/15 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Hines Talks About Bikes And Being No. 1
Logano Speeds To Pole At Martinsville
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Team Penske’s Joey Logano on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The pole was the second of the season for Logano and the 10th of his career in the series.
It was Logano’s first pole in Cup at the historic Martinsville short track.
“It feels great to finally get the pole […]

Fri, 03/27/15 – 19:54 | Comments Off on Logano Speeds To Pole At Martinsville
J.D. Gibbs To Begin Brain Treatment
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J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing since October 1997, is starting treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function.
Gibbs’ condition was revealed Wednesday in a news release from JGR’s NASCAR headquarters in Huntersville, N.C. Gibbs, 46, is a son of team-founder Joe Gibbs, who won three Super Bowls as coach of the NFL’s Washington […]

Wed, 03/25/15 – 15:46 | Comments Off on J.D. Gibbs To Begin Brain Treatment