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Steve Torrence will begin the final day of the 2019 NHRA season with a points lead and from the pole. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Reigning NHRA Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence will begin defense of his title from a position of strength Sunday after qualifying on-pole for the season-ending […]

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Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals
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Top Fuel ace Tony Schumacher will sit out the upcoming Winternationals. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

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Lack of sponsorship will prevent eight-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher from competing in this weekend’s prestigious 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. The event at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in […]

Wed, 02/6/19 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Sponsorship Woes Park Schumacher For Winternationals
NASCAR Officials To Get Tough On Cheaters
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NASCAR teams and drivers found to be cheating will face disqualification in 2019. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

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NASCAR will accelerate its post-race inspection process for the 2019 season, with immediate disqualification facing vehicles and teams found guilty of fudging the rules.

Chief among announcements emanating from the sanctioning body’s headquarters in […]

Tue, 02/5/19 – 8:10 | Comments Off on NASCAR Officials To Get Tough On Cheaters
RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte
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Deb Williams, Senior Writer for RacinToday.com, collected major awards in Charlotte.

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RacinToday.com senior writer Deb Williams is this year’s recipient of the North Carolina Motorsports Association’s Jim Hunter Memorial Media Award.

NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton presented the award to Williams Jan. 29 during the association’s annual industry awards ceremony at the Concord (N.C.) Convention […]

Mon, 02/4/19 – 13:48 | Comments Off on RT’s Williams Honored In Charlotte
NASCAR Class Of ’19 Has A Lot In Common
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Members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame gathered for the induction of the Class of 2018 Friday in Charlotte.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Watching common men do uncommon things is what made NASCAR’s popularity explode in the late 20th Century, but it also defines this year’s NASCAR Hall of Fame class that […]

Sat, 02/2/19 – 12:51 | Comments Off on NASCAR Class Of ’19 Has A Lot In Common
Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500
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Conor Daly, who drove for A.J. Foyt Racing in the past, will be driving for Andretti Autosport in May.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Second-generation racer Conor Daly will compete in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 in May with an Andretti Autosport team figuratively waving the flag at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly will drive the […]

Fri, 02/1/19 – 9:06 | Comments Off on Daly To Drive For Andretti In The 2019 500
John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic
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Clay Millican became a force with David Grubnic turning the wrenches. In the upcoming NHRA season, Grubnic hopes to become a force with Force.

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Veteran crew chief David Grubnic has joined John Force Racing to oversee Brittany Force’s pursuit of the 2019 NHRA Top Fuel world championship.

JFR’s revised lineup _ minus Courtney Force […]

Tue, 01/29/19 – 19:14 | Comments Off on John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic
Wayne Taylor Caddy, Alonso Win Rainy Rolex
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The No. 10 Cadillac DPi of Wayne Taylor Racing drove to the overall victory Sunday in the rain-plagued – and ultimately rain-shortened – Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway.

No. 10 was driven by Jordan Taylor, Renger van der Zande, Kamui Kobayashi and two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso.

With his victory, […]

Sun, 01/27/19 – 14:51 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Caddy, Alonso Win Rainy Rolex
Flat Spot On: Rolex, IMSA a Long Way from Formula Fords at Pocono
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Oliver Jarvis put the No. 77 Mazda Team Joest DPi car on the pole for the 2019 Rolex 24 sports car race in Daytona. The 57th running of the race begins on Saturday afternoon and ends on Sunday.

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Here we go again.

Hope springs eternal in the paddock […]

Fri, 01/25/19 – 13:37 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Rolex, IMSA a Long Way from Formula Fords at Pocono
Rolex 24 Set To Start 2019 Racing Season
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North America’s biggest sports car endurance event is set to get rolling this weekend in Daytona.

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The 57th running of the Rolex 24 on the infield course at Daytona International Speedway is set for the upcoming weekend. The twice-around-the-clock event features top drivers from the worlds of sport cars, IndyCars and Formula 1.

The IMSA WeatherTech Series […]

Thu, 01/24/19 – 14:51 | One Comment
NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement
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Courtney Force, daughter of 16-time NHRA champion John Force, has retired from racing. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

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John Force Racing announced on Thursday that Funny successful Car driver Courtney Force will retire from driving effective immediately.

The winningest female Funny Car driver in NHRA history, Force – who is the daughter of team owner John […]

Thu, 01/24/19 – 11:02 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Courtney Force Announces Her Retirement