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A self-described workaholic, Mike Salinas wheels his 330-mph Top Fuel dragster as a high-speed hobby. As of Sunday evening in Norwalk, Ohio, NHRA world champions Brittany Force and Steve Torrence wish Salinas had taken up …

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‘The Sarge’ Returning To Battle
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Competition in NHRA’s Top Fuel ranks will ramp-up considerably in 2022 with the impending return of eight-time world champion Tony Schumacher.
The winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history, Schumacher will rejoin Don Schumacher Racing to …

Thu, 10/14/21 – 9:17 | Comments Off on ‘The Sarge’ Returning To Battle
Drivers: Back To Drawing Board For Next Gen
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Steering problems that can be a “nightmare”, intense heat inside the car, and the amount of downforce are three issues NASCAR Cup drivers cited Tuesday as needing …

Wed, 10/13/21 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Drivers: Back To Drawing Board For Next Gen
Hendrick Calls For End of Elliott-Harvick Feud
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – With the conclusion of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs second round, team owner Rick Hendrick hopes the Kevin Harvick-Chase Elliott feud that erupted three weeks ago at …

Mon, 10/11/21 – 17:04 | Comments Off on Hendrick Calls For End of Elliott-Harvick Feud
Anderson Bags Pro Stock Win No. 98
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ENNIS, Texas – Greg Anderson’s cell phone began ringing Sunday afternoon even before his white-and-blue Pro Stock car rolled to a silent halt in the shutdown area at Texas Motorplex.
Anderson had just defeated Chris McGaha …

Mon, 10/11/21 – 10:19 | Comments Off on Anderson Bags Pro Stock Win No. 98
Hendrick: ROVAL Was Brutal On The Nerves
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Rick Hendrick is no stranger to racing’s roller coaster, but when the playoff hopes for his four teams began unraveling in the Bank of America ROVAL 400 …

Mon, 10/11/21 – 10:06 | Comments Off on Hendrick: ROVAL Was Brutal On The Nerves
Larson Survives Gremlin Attack; Wins Roval
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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With just over 30 laps completed, the unthinkable was happening to the NASCAR Cup Series top driver in 2021.
Kyle Larson’s voltage meter showed that his battery was rapidly draining and …

Sun, 10/10/21 – 17:57 | Comments Off on Larson Survives Gremlin Attack; Wins Roval
Anderson Has Eyes on Enders and Johnson
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ENNIS, Texas – Pro Stock superstar Greg Anderson will have his helmet on a swivel Sunday at Texas Motorplex during final eliminations of the 36th annual Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Anderson began the weekend with a 17-point …

Sun, 10/10/21 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Anderson Has Eyes on Enders and Johnson
Allmendinger Three-peats At The ROVAL
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C.  – Slightly more than three years ago A.J. Allmendinger sat in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s infield media center without a clue as to his future in racing.
His 5 ½-year …

Sun, 10/10/21 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Three-peats At The ROVAL
Next Gen Cars Bring In Next Gen Owners
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CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR’s Next Gen car was cited Saturday by Team Hezeberg co-owners Toine Hezemans and Ernst Berg as the primary reason they elected to venture into American stock car racing in 2022.
“It is …

Sat, 10/9/21 – 16:47 | Comments Off on Next Gen Cars Bring In Next Gen Owners
‘The Snake’ Welcomed Back To His Second Home
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – He remains the embodiment of California cool, and as of Friday evening, a genuine Texas Motorplex Legend. 
“I’m 80-years-old now, do you believe that?” drag racing icon Don …

Sat, 10/9/21 – 12:01 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ Welcomed Back To His Second Home