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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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Flat Spot On – A Win for Bubba and Motor Racing
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Welcome to the race to promote motor racing to the younger generation. It didn’t start with Bubba Wallace’s victory at Talladega, but that sure accelerated things for NASCAR.
Perhaps you haven’t noticed, …

Fri, 10/8/21 – 15:11 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On – A Win for Bubba and Motor Racing
‘The Snake’ To Kickoff FallNationals at The Plex
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ENNIS, Texas – The business of deciding NHRA’s four 2021 professional world champions will pause Friday evening at Texas Motorplex in deference to drag racing royalty.
Legendary driver Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and award-winning photographer Richard …

Fri, 10/8/21 – 8:08 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ To Kickoff FallNationals at The Plex
Firsts Were A First on Crazy Talladega Weekend
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Ever since Talladega Superspeedway opened in 1969 the only thing that has been predictable about the track is its unpredictability. Never has that been more evident than in NASCAR’s most …

Tue, 10/5/21 – 9:44 | Comments Off on Firsts Were A First on Crazy Talladega Weekend
Wallace Makes History; Wins Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Not all the moisture damping the ground at Talladega Superspeedway on Monday was caused by the rain which ended the NASCAR Cup Series race early.
There was also the moisture caused …

Mon, 10/4/21 – 16:22 | Comments Off on Wallace Makes History; Wins Talladega
Rain Moves Talladega To Monday
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The NASCAR Cup Series YellaWood 500 at Talladega has been postponed until Monday because of rain.
The race, the second of the series’ Playoffs Round of 12, is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Eastern.
Denny Hamlin, …

Sun, 10/3/21 – 15:15 | Comments Off on Rain Moves Talladega To Monday
Flat Spot On – Hamilton Grows Better with Age
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Do his undeniably great statistics of 100 victories and 101 poles make Lewis Hamilton F1’s greatest driver?
Well, let’s not go there. Different eras produce different opportunities. So, comparing records is not …

Thu, 09/30/21 – 9:25 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On – Hamilton Grows Better with Age
P1 Torrence Has Eyes On History
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Steve Torrence’s quest for a fourth consecutive NHRA Top Fuel world title accelerated Sunday with a victory and a return to the top of the Countdown to the Championship playoff standings.
Bidding to become the seventh …

Tue, 09/28/21 – 8:40 | Comments Off on P1 Torrence Has Eyes On History
Notes: Meyer Shank To Pair Pagenaud With Helio
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR and Indianapolis 500 champion Simon Pagenaud will contest the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series schedule alongside four-time/reigning Indy 500 champ Helio Castroneves at Meyer Shank Racing, which has morphed into …

Tue, 09/28/21 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Notes: Meyer Shank To Pair Pagenaud With Helio
Champ Palou: ‘Dream Completed’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Alex Palou clinched his first NTT IndyCar Series championship with a workmanlike, fourth-place finish in Sunday’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, where the 24-year-old was eager to explain what …

Mon, 09/27/21 – 9:59 | Comments Off on Champ Palou: ‘Dream Completed’
Hamlin Wins Vegas; Title Hopes Are Alive
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For the first 26. weeks of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, a big question was whether or not Denny Hamlin would win a race this season. 
That question has been …

Sun, 09/26/21 – 22:06 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins Vegas; Title Hopes Are Alive