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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. said Friday that sponsorship was the key to his remaining at Furniture Row Racing in 2019.
5-hour ENERGY, a co-primary sponsor on Truex’s Toyota with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats for 30 Cup races this year, announced last month it was leaving the […]

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Havick, Stewart Haas Racing Tame The Monster Mile
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Kevin Harvick bid farewell to the field when Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway went green following a rain-induced red flag in the final stage of the three-stage race.
The victory was the fourth of the season for the Stewart Haas Racing driver. It came after he led a race-dominating 201 […]

Sun, 05/6/18 – 17:12 | Comments Off on Havick, Stewart Haas Racing Tame The Monster Mile
Penske Acuras Go 1-2 At Mid-Ohio
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Team owner Roger Penske’s return to American sports car racing produced its first victory Sunday when Ricky Taylor pulled away from teammate Juan Pablo Montoya to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Taylor, who shares the drivers seat with three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves, […]

Sun, 05/6/18 – 15:16 | Comments Off on Penske Acuras Go 1-2 At Mid-Ohio
History-Making Arana Jr. Zeros In On First Win Of Season
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With an NHRA milestone etched next to his name, Hector Arana Jr. is anxious to extend his family’s Pro Stock Motorcycle legacy into the win column.
Arana Jr. knocked down what arguably was the last major barrier in professional drag racing earlier this season when he became the first PSM rider to exceed 200 mph over […]

Sun, 05/6/18 – 8:22 | Comments Off on History-Making Arana Jr. Zeros In On First Win Of Season
Allgaier Edges Sadler In Dover Xfinity Race
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Justin Allgaier bumped doors and then held off JR Motorsports teammate Elliott Sadler to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Sadler drove underneath Allgaier’s No. 7 Chevrolet heading through Turn 4. As they came off the corner side by side, the cars touched. Sadler’s No. 1 Chevy twitched loose, and Allgaier’s car […]

Sun, 05/6/18 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Allgaier Edges Sadler In Dover Xfinity Race
‘The Snake’ Shines In Desert
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After a 50-year delay, drag racing legend Don “The Snake” Prudhomme found redemption in the desert by finishing the grueling, five-day Yokohama NORRA Mexican 1,000.
The four-time NHRA Funny Car champion from California and co-driver Shane Chatwell of Canada drove to a 10th-place finish in the Stock Turbo UTV class of the rally sanctioned by the […]

Sat, 05/5/18 – 8:03 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ Shines In Desert
Millican On Top In Top Fuel In Atlanta
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Already the quickest Top Fuel pairing on the planet, Clay Millican and crew chief David Grubnic padded their reputations for generating big-horsepower during Friday’s opening two rounds of time trials for the 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Millican set the Top Fuel track speed record at the facility […]

Sat, 05/5/18 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Millican On Top In Top Fuel In Atlanta
Larson’s Monster Lap Earns Dover Pole
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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing will start Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway from the pole.
Larson laid down a fast lap of 22.770 seconds (158.103 mph) to get the pole.
Kevin Harvick, a three-time winner in 2018, was second fastest with a lap at 157.494 mph (22.858 seconds).
Reigning series champion […]

Fri, 05/4/18 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Larson’s Monster Lap Earns Dover Pole
Month of May Could Be ‘Bumpy’ At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Bump Day is positioned to return to the Indianapolis 500 qualifying format for the first time since 2011 this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where 35 entries officially have been filed for the 102nd edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Six winners are listed among the 35 drivers who will […]

Fri, 05/4/18 – 16:35 | Comments Off on Month of May Could Be ‘Bumpy’ At Indianapolis
Danica Searching For A Comfort Level At Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Danica Patrick says she is looking for “a fun May” in her ballyhooed return to open-wheel racing for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500. And after a seven-year hiatus from the Verizon IndyCar Series and an underwhelming NASCAR Cup Series career, Patrick equates “fun” with “being relevant.”
“Oh, I remember […]

Thu, 05/3/18 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Danica Searching For A Comfort Level At Indy
Danica Strikes Up Swan Song At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Danica Patrick is back in an Indy car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where she hopes a career built on “trusting my ass” will take her to one last flashback of Danicamania.
Patrick completed her veteran refresher test Tuesday around the 2.5-mile IMS oval, clearing the way for her to practice beginning […]

Wed, 05/2/18 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Danica Strikes Up Swan Song At Indianapolis