Thu, 19/01/17 – 9:46 | No Comment

CONCORD, N.C. – Tony Stewart said Wednesday his efforts to acquire a ride for the Jan. 28-29 Rolex 24 at Daytona and the June 17-18 24 Hours of Le Mans didn’t materialize, but he could alter his schedule if one developed.
“I had some interesting conversations about running Le Mans and running the Rolex and both […]

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Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Carl Edwards did not have the fitness magazine cover-photo pecs and abs on that day more than a dozen years ago when we sat down in an Italian restaurant in Kansas City’s artsy-hipster Freight House District. He didn’t have a full-time NASCAR Cup ride, let alone the promise of a […]

Thu, 01/12/17 – 10:50 | No Comment
Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night

California’s Travis Berryhill solidified his spot in Saturday’s championship feature event with a win in Wednesday night’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night at the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.
The 42nd different preliminary night winner in Chili Bowl history, Berryhill was chased to the line by fellow-Californians Jake Swanson and Colby Copeland. All three […]

Thu, 01/12/17 – 8:14 | No Comment
INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
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INDYCAR is reaching back to its racing roots this week, sponsoring 10 drivers via a contingency award program during the 31st annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
Team INDYCAR’s 10 drivers will compete in the famed off-season event that attracts hundreds of racers ranging from weekly short-track regulars and legends to INDYCAR and NASCAR […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 18:04 | No Comment
Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
During a press conference conducted Wednesday morning in Charlotte, N.C., veteran NASCAR driver Carl Edwards confirmed his retirement as a full-time competitor.
“People who know me, know I follow my gut. Sometimes, I just gather everything around me and say, ‘If all signs point to this, this is what I should […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 11:05 | No Comment
Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
In an unprecedented marketing move, Toyota has unveiled its 2018 NASCAR Camry race car in conjunction with the debut of the 2018 production Camry during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Following a dramatic redesign to its showroom counterpart, the Camry race car will compete on the racetrack in 2017 as Toyota defends its […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 8:40 | No Comment
Courtney Opens Chili Bowl With Win

Indiana’s Tyler Courtney spent Tuesday morning unveiling the Driven2SaveLives program in honor of the late Bryan Clauson. Courtney then spent the evening driving like his friend, guiding the Clauson-Marshall Racing No. 7BC to his first preliminary A-Feature win during opening night of the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
“Two words. Parked […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 8:12 | One Comment
Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
Numerous media outlets are reporting Tuesday morning that Carl Edwards will not drive in NASCAR series in the upcoming season. He will reportedly be replaced at Joe Gibbs Racing by Daniel Suarez.
No reasons for the sudden and unexpected move have been reported.
JGR has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday.
Edwards, 37, spent 13 years in the […]

Tue, 01/10/17 – 12:40 | No Comment
Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Indiana Donor Network is teaming up with Clauson-Marshall Racing to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation through Driven2SaveLives®. The campaign, which launched in 2016 around the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, now is expanding into dirt track racing with the hope of registering fans to become donors […]

Tue, 01/10/17 – 8:08 | No Comment
Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl

By Len Hayward  | Correspondent
The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals will take the green flag on Tuesday for its annual five-day extravaganza in Tulsa, Okla. that will feature the best midget racing of the season, but also with honors and tributes to two of its favorite sons.
This year’s event, the 31st, will be the […]

Mon, 01/9/17 – 17:53 | No Comment
Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway has absorbed enough of the wet stuff from Mother Nature. And get ready for a triumphant return of the Texas Tire Monster to “The Great American Speedway” in 2017.
Following a 2016 season during which rain and subsequent track-drying efforts tested the patience of […]

Fri, 01/6/17 – 19:24 | No Comment