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HOMESTEAD, Fla. – With hybrid passenger cars becoming more popular, executives with the three automotive manufacturers involved in NASCAR said Saturday they envisioned a hybrid-style engine eventually being used in the sport.
However, they admitted they didn’t know when that day would arrive since racing, like the automobile business, was a long-lead business.
“You’ve got […]

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Pritchett P1 In Colorado
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Leah Pritchett raced to her third No. 1 qualifying position of the season at the Mile-High NHRA Nationals and set the Top Fuel track speed record during her final qualifying pass on Saturday at Bandimere Speedway.

Courtney Force (Funny Car), Deric Kramer (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also No. 1 qualifiers and […]

Sun, 07/22/18 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Pritchett P1 In Colorado
Bell Beats Back Brad In Loudon
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Christopher Bell won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory was the second straight for Bell. To get it, he had to hold off former Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski.
Bell led the field for a total of 93 laps, and after 13 lead changes, he led for the final time on […]

Sat, 07/21/18 – 19:04 | Comments Off on Bell Beats Back Brad In Loudon
Force Drivers Forceful Indeed At Mile Highs
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Point-leader Courtney Force led a 1-2-3 sweep of provisional Funny Car qualifying for John Force Racing Friday after two rounds of time trials for the 39th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals, first of three consecutive races during the annual summertime Western Swing. 
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) […]

Sat, 07/21/18 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Force Drivers Forceful Indeed At Mile Highs
Kurt Busch Drives To New Hampshire Pole
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Kurt Busch drove his way to the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
Busch earned the pole at the 1.058-mile track with a lap at 133.591 mph in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford.
Busch head out early in the final session to lay down his fast lap.
“I don’t want […]

Fri, 07/20/18 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Drives To New Hampshire Pole
IndyCar And Sonoma Split; Laguna On Board
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The Verizon IndyCar Series will change California zip codes for its season-ending race beginning in 2019.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca have confirmed that the historic Northern California road-course with Indy car roots will return to the schedule in 2019.
The three-year agreement, approved Tuesday by the Monterey County […]

Wed, 07/18/18 – 18:55 | Comments Off on IndyCar And Sonoma Split; Laguna On Board
Dixon Stays Clean; Wins Rugged Toronto Race
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Scott Dixon powered to the lead when leader/polesitter Josef Newgarden side-swiped a concrete wall on a Lap 34 restart, and led the rest of the way en route to victory in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race on the streets of Toronto.
The victory in the 85-lapper allowed the Chip Ganassi Racing driver to extend his lead in […]

Sun, 07/15/18 – 16:52 | Comments Off on Dixon Stays Clean; Wins Rugged Toronto Race
Newgarden To Start Toronto From Pole
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Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden took advantage of constantly changing conditions during Honda Indy Toronto qualifying Saturday to win pole position and the Verizon P1 Award for the 34th Indy car race to be contested at Exhibition Place.
The reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Newgarden was the last driver to hit the track during the Firestone Fast […]

Sun, 07/15/18 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Newgarden To Start Toronto From Pole
Truex Jr. Makes It Two Straight In Kentucky
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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 […]

Sun, 07/15/18 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Makes It Two Straight In Kentucky
Bell Claims Kentucky Xfinity Race
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Christopher Bell, forced to start from the rear of the field in Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway, recovered for his first win on the 1.5-mile track and his second of 2018.
A spin in qualifying forced the Joe Gibb Racing rookie’s poor starting position.
“This is really special,” Bell said. “I keep making mistakes. […]

Sat, 07/14/18 – 9:04 | Comments Off on Bell Claims Kentucky Xfinity Race
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Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Friday.
“It wasn’t a perfect lap by any means but it was good enough,” said Truex after posting a speed of 188.890 mph (25.588-seconds). “We worked in race trim the whole time and honestly, our qualifying run, we only got […]

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