Fri, 26/06/15 – 16:16 | No Comment

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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Langdon To Compete At 4-Wides
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Alan Johnson Racing and Top Fuel point-leader Shawn Langdon will compete in this weekend’s NHRA 4-Wide Nationals, the team announced Monday. The fourth race of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season is set for Friday through Sunday at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Langdon, the 2013 NHRA Top Fuel world champion, won the season-opening […]

Mon, 03/23/15 – 15:00 | Comments Off on Langdon To Compete At 4-Wides
Eldora’s Baltes Passes Away
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Earl Baltes, the founder and longtime promoter of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, passed away this morning at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was 93.
Baltes is survived by Berneice, his wife of 67 years; daughter, Starr, and her husband, Joe Schmitmeyer; son, Terry, and his wife, Dee; beloved sister, Susie Barga, and six […]

Mon, 03/23/15 – 10:32 | Comments Off on Eldora’s Baltes Passes Away
Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brad Keselowski passed Kurt Busch for the lead after a second green/white/checkered restart and drove away to victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Keselowski led just the one lap in the race, which was scheduled for 400 laps but ended up going 209.
It […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 18:03 | Comments Off on Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana
Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes
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Greg Biffle and his Roush Fenway Racing teammates have been operating in the unusual roles of also-rans during the opening month of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Flat-out speed was the nagging issue for the Ford Fusions driven by Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne during qualifying for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. Biffle qualified […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 15:31 | Comments Off on Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes
Harvick Claims Xfinity Win
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Kevin Harvick won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. It was the California native’s second Xfinity win of the season, his first at Auto Club and the 46th of his career.
With two victories and two seconds in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year to go with two wins […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Harvick Claims Xfinity Win
Corvettes Dominate The Half Day At Sebring
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Corvette Daytona Prototypes swept the podium in the 63rd running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday. Very fitting for a race that came 50 years after Jim Hall and Hal Sharp drove the iconic Chevrolet-powered Chaparral 2 to victory at Sebring in 1965.
Getting the overall victory […]

Sun, 03/22/15 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Corvettes Dominate The Half Day At Sebring
IMSA, ACO Extend Alliance
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Shortly before the green flag waved to start the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO) announced a six-year extension of their strategic alliance to advance sports car racing in North America and around the world. The extension runs through the […]

Sat, 03/21/15 – 9:49 | Comments Off on IMSA, ACO Extend Alliance
Pla Puts Krohn Legier On Sebring Pole
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Last season, Ligier burst onto the Tudor United SportsCar Champion series scene with a fair-sized bang. A big enough bang, at least, to convince Krohn Racing owner Tracy Krohn to field a Judd-powered Ligier for the 2015 IMSA seasaon.
On Friday, Krohn’s belief in the Ligier JS P2 car was vindicated when Olivier Pla drove the […]

Sat, 03/21/15 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Pla Puts Krohn Legier On Sebring Pole
Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kurt Busch says he is “putting the blinders on” in his return to the Sprint Cup Series following a NASCAR-imposed suspension for alleged domestic abuse.
Busch qualified on-pole Friday afternoon for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in Fontana, Calif., five days after making a delayed 2015 debut at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch […]

Sat, 03/21/15 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang
Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brian Vickers’ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career again has been placed on hold.
Vickers has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots, prompting the 31-year-old to begin taking a blood-thinning medication that will prevent him from competing in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Michael Waltrip Racing has […]

Fri, 03/20/15 – 16:30 | Comments Off on Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers