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The NASCAR world went into mourning Tuesday after it was announced that Betty Jane France had passed away on Monday evening.
France was the mother of NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France and International Speedway Corporation CEO Lesa France Kennedy. She was the wife of Bill France Jr., whose father founded NASCAR.
Betty Jane France was widely known […]

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Christopher Bell Is Living His Texas-Size Dream
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – By the time he had determined that driving race cars was what he wanted to do “for a job,” Christopher Bell was familiar with every gas stop and greasy spoon dotting Interstate 35 heading south from his Norman, Okla., hometown. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex typically was […]

Thu, 06/9/16 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Christopher Bell Is Living His Texas-Size Dream
Ali Was A True Pioneer – For Better And Worse
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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No, you have not mistakenly logged in to BoxinToday.com. While this is an opinion piece about Muhammad Ali, it deals with the legacy of a boxer who was so much more than a boxer. And it deals with so much more than boxing. By extension, it includes racing.
The legacy of […]

Wed, 06/8/16 – 8:52 | Comments Off on Ali Was A True Pioneer – For Better And Worse
Corvettes Showing Off Muscle As Le Mans Nears
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The countdown to the world’s most prestigious endurance race is on fast-forward. Corvette Racing paced the United States-based contingent completing Sunday’s annual Le Mans Test Day, a critical lead-in to the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18-19.
The list of 60 cars and complete driver […]

Tue, 06/7/16 – 8:36 | 2 Comments
Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
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Doug Kalitta’s three-race winning streak came to an end and Antron Brown raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Monday at the rain-delayed NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Brown closed the gap on series points-leader Kalitta with a convincing victory over rival Steve Torrence in the final round. Brown powered […]

Mon, 06/6/16 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Brown Charges To Top Fuel Victory In The New England Nationals
Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kurt Busch, in full fuel-conservation mode over the final 30 laps, held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski to win Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. He led 32 laps in getting the win.
“I […]

Mon, 06/6/16 – 14:33 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
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Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Will Power – as least temporarily – climbed back to the top spot in the almighty four-driver Team Penske IndyCar Series organization Sunday when he held off teammate Simon Pagenaud to win the second Dual in Detroit race of the weekend.
The win for Power, the 2014 series champion, was his […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
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Antron Brown claimed his “overdue” first pole of the season during Saturday’s final round of qualifications at the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into eliminations at the ninth race of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series at New […]

Sun, 06/5/16 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Brown Rolls To First Pole Of Season
Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
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Sebastien Bourdais and his KVSH Racing team played a pair of key pit stop gambles into the winning hand during Saturday’s first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, making history in the process.
A four-time Champ Car driver’s champion, Bourdais won by 2.0401-seconds over rookie Conor Daly in the 70-lap race on the 2.35-mile temporary […]

Sat, 06/4/16 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England
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Ron Capps set a track record en route to the provisional Funny Car qualifying lead Friday during the opening day of time trials for the fourth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the ninth event […]

Sat, 06/4/16 – 11:44 | Comments Off on Capps’ Record Highlight Of First Qualifying Day In New England