Sun, 4/10/15 – 8:36 | No Comment

BRASELTON, Ga. – When is a road race in the rain no longer a race? Some people were asking that question as the Petit Le Mans seemed to reach a saturation point while precipitous fallout from a hurricane in the Atlantic kept coming down on Road Atlanta.
Funny thing, though. Despite the frequent safety car periods […]

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Haas: Grosjean’s Experience Won Him Job
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Citing experience as the No. 1 requirement for the Haas F1 Team driver, owner Gene Haas announced Tuesday that Frenchman Romain Grosjean would pilot the organization’s cars in the FIA Formula One World Championship in 2016.
“I like his style of being more reserved and just keeping your […]

Tue, 09/29/15 – 15:08 | No Comment
Antron Brown Rolls To Fourth Straight Top Fuel Victory

Antron Brown extended his mastery of Gateway Motorsports Park by racing to his fourth consecutive Top Fuel victory at the facility Sunday during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.
Del Worsham (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective categories at the second of six playoff […]

Sun, 09/27/15 – 18:12 | No Comment
Kenseth Wins Loudon As Harvick Runs Out Of Fuel
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Matt Kenseth passed the fuel-starved car of Kevin Harvick with two laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s Race No. 2 of the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoff at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory – his fifth of the year – sends the Joe Gibbs […]

Sun, 09/27/15 – 16:32 | No Comment
Blaney Earns OT Victory In Kentucky XFINITY Series Race

Ryan Blaney won his second NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday night after he emerged from a green/white/checkered restart to capture the 300 at Kentucky Speedway.
Blaney was being challenged by Ty Dillon when a caution was called with four laps to go.
On the final restart, Blaney, driving the No. 22 Ford of Team Penske, got an […]

Sun, 09/27/15 – 7:35 | No Comment
Hagan Earns Funny Car Pole With Record Run
Matt Hagan continued his pursuit of a third Funny Car world championship Saturday as he powered to the pole position with a track-record performance during the fourth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will […]

Sun, 09/27/15 – 7:19 | No Comment
Dillon Wins Landmark Truck Race

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The milestone 500th race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series produced important “firsts” for two key figures on the winning team.
When Austin Dillon took the checkered flag in Saturday’s UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, he delivered the first victory in the series to both team owner Maurice Gallagher of GMS […]

Sat, 09/26/15 – 18:27 | No Comment
Johnson: Who Knows What Harvick Will Do
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kevin Harvick’s qualifying run at New Hamphire Motor Speedway put him where he wanted to be – on the front row for Sunday’s race. Then it put him where he didn’t want to be – having to face the media.
By qualifying second fastest on Friday, Harvick was required by NASCAR […]

Sat, 09/26/15 – 8:23 | No Comment
Dixon Races To P1, Gets Lost At Gateway

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Larry Dixon raced into the qualifying lead – and then needed directions to find the media center – during Friday’s opening day of time trials for the fourth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals in Madison, Ill.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro […]

Sat, 09/26/15 – 7:21 | No Comment
Edwards Claims Pole In Loudon
Carl Edwards won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s pole-winning lap came at 137.980 mph and in 27.604 seconds at the New Hampshire mile oval.
Edwards is on of the 16 drivers competing in the 10-race Chase playoffs, the second of which […]

Fri, 09/25/15 – 16:58 | No Comment
Not A Good Idea To Attack Power-Makers That Be
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Fact: Kevin Harvick would be a journeyman driver in need of anger-management classes instead of a defending Sprint Cup champion in need of anger-management classes were it not for the Hendrick Motrosports engines that sit in his Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet.
He might want to consider that the next time he physically attacks […]

Fri, 09/25/15 – 15:16 | 3 Comments