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Chase Briscoe won Friday night’s season-ending Camping World Truck Series race but Christopher Bell won the big prized as he collected the 2017 NASCAR championship by finishing second at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Briscoe passed Ben Rhodes for the lead on Lap 96 of 134 on Friday night and pulled away to beat Bell to the finish line by 2.887 […]

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Hendrick To Cut Kahne
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Kasey Kahne is out as a driver for Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR Cup program following the conclusion of the current season.
The team made that decision public in a press release it issued on Monday.
“Kasey has worked extremely hard,” Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, said in the release. “He’s a tremendous teammate and person, and he […]

Mon, 08/7/17 – 9:38 | Comments Off on Hendrick To Cut Kahne
Western Swing Ends The Way It Began
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NHRA’s annual three-race summertime Western Swing wrapped up Sunday in the Great Northwest, leaving Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Drew Skillman to ponder the one that got away in Sonoma, Calif.
That threesome began “The Swing” with victories at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo., on July 23 and closed out the […]

Mon, 08/7/17 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Western Swing Ends The Way It Began
Suarez’s Upward Mobility Continues At The Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Thrown into the deep end of the NASCAR Cup Series pool at the beginning of 2017, Daniel Suarez admittedly was content to tread water for half of his rookie season. Based upon his last four races, however, Suarez is performing a lot like Olympic champion Michael […]

Sun, 08/6/17 – 20:22 | Comments Off on Suarez’s Upward Mobility Continues At The Glen
Truex Jr. Slows Down To Get First Win At The Glen
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With three victories in 2017 and a playoff berth already bagged, Martin Truex Jr. could afford to gamble in Sunday’s 32nd annual I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.
Truex, one of a handful of drivers at the front of a field facing nagging fuel questions over the final […]

Sun, 08/6/17 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Slows Down To Get First Win At The Glen
Kyle Busch Picks Up Glen Pole
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Kyle Busch positioned himself for a rare NASCAR road-racing sweep at Watkins Glen International Sunday afternoon, when he qualified on-pole for the 32nd annual I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen.
Busch toured the 2.45-mile/11-turn natural-terrain layout in 69.490-seconds and 126.925 mph to pace a field of 12 Monster Energy NASCAR […]

Sun, 08/6/17 – 16:02 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Picks Up Glen Pole
Hight’s High Continues
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Robert Hight secured his second consecutive Funny Car pole position Saturday as qualifying concluded for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.
Hight earned P1 after a 1,000-foot pass in 3.883-seconds at 329.34 mph in his Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS during the fourth and final qualifying session in Kent, Wash. Hight […]

Sun, 08/6/17 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Hight’s High Continues
Playoff Outsider Logano Glad For The Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Green Bay Packers superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers perhaps said it best about facing pressure: “World War II was a ‘must-win.’ ” With that nugget as historical background, Joey Logano insists his shot at qualifying for NASCAR’s Cup Series postseason has not yet reached “must-win” status.
Then again, […]

Sun, 08/6/17 – 7:56 | One Comment
Kyle Busch Nails First Xfinity Series Win At Watkins Glen
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Kyle Busch on Saturday got his first Xfinity Series win at the Watkins Glen road circuit in upstate New York.
Busch overcame a pit road penalty and went on to beat pole-sitter Joey Logano of Team Penske to the finish line by 1.049 seconds in the Zippo 200 at the 2.45-mile course.
“The cars have really been […]

Sat, 08/5/17 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Nails First Xfinity Series Win At Watkins Glen
Junior’s Farewell Tour Has Not Been Socko
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Appreci88tion NASCAR tour has barnstormed into Upstate New York as a cultural and commercial success, worthy of NASCAR’s perennial Most Popular Driver.
But away from the ever-upbeat Fan Fests, autograph sessions and guest appearances on QVC, Earnhardt’s final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series campaign has turned almost funereal. That […]

Sat, 08/5/17 – 16:47 | Comments Off on Junior’s Farewell Tour Has Not Been Socko
Torrence On Top At Western Swing Finale
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Top Fuel point-leader and Pacific Raceways speed record-holder Steve Torrence emerged with the provisional qualifying lead after the opening sessions of time trials Friday for the 30th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals in Kent, Wash.
Torrence wheeled his Capco Contractors dragster to 1,000-foot pass in 3.791-seconds at 324.75 mph. The 34-year-old resident of Kilgore in West Texas […]

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