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A couple of weeks ago, as I walked to my car in the driveway of my house, I saw what was left of a mauled cottontail rabbit. The rabbit had huge portions of its skin peeled away and much of its throat was ripped out. It was possibly the work of a hawk or an […]

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Castroneves Claims Another Pole At Long Beach
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Helio Castroneves broke his own track record in winning a third straight pole on Saturday for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
In the Firestone Fast Six, the third and final round of knockout qualifying, Castroneves pushed his No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet around the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street course in 1 minute, 6.2254 seconds […]

Sun, 04/9/17 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Castroneves Claims Another Pole At Long Beach
It’s Biz As Usual: Jones Wins Xfinity Race At TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Drop the green flag on a NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, and Erik Jones is money.
Jones scored his second series victory in five starts in Cowtown Saturday afternoon, dominating the 110-lap third segment of the 21st annual My Bariatric Solutions 300.
Jones, who also […]

Sat, 04/8/17 – 17:16 | Comments Off on It’s Biz As Usual: Jones Wins Xfinity Race At TMS
Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
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Jordan Taylor kept Wayne Taylor Racing perfect on the year Saturday when he took the lead from Ryan Dalziel with 5 and a half seconds to go and held on to win in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship race in the streets of Long Beach, Calif.
The victory was the third of the season for WTR’s No. […]

Sat, 04/8/17 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Sam Hafertepe Jr. scored his record-tying third career victory at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track Friday in the 25-lap, A-Main ASCS feature on the opening night of the Tony Stewart Texas Sprint Car Nationals presented by Machinery Auctioneers.  
Hafertepe started 13th and quickly moved through the field to overtake early […]

Sat, 04/8/17 – 10:28 | Comments Off on Hafertepe Wins On Texas Soil
Taylors Extend IMSA Hot Streak
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Ricky Taylor climbed out of his Cadillac DPi-V.R. late Friday in Long Beach, Calif. and proclaimed himself to be nervous. Say what?
The Wayne Taylor Racing driver’s team has won the first two IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Series races of the year – those being at iconic venues Daytona and Sebring. Then, on Friday, Taylor and […]

Sat, 04/8/17 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Taylors Extend IMSA Hot Streak
Power Rules Practice At Long Beach
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Experience paid off on opening day at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, with all seven past race winners entered this year finishing in the top eight on the combined speed chart.
Will Power, a two-time Long Beach race-winner, posted the best lap in the second of the two 45-minute practice sessions around the famed […]

Sat, 04/8/17 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Power Rules Practice At Long Beach
Harvick Sweeps His Way To Pole In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kevin Harvick will start on-pole for the 21st annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 after completing a three-segment sweep of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.
Harvick toured TMS’ repaved and re-profiled 1.5-mile oval in 27.217-seconds and 198.405 mph in […]

Fri, 04/7/17 – 20:08 | Comments Off on Harvick Sweeps His Way To Pole In Texas
Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Tony Stewart will showcase his passion for dirt track racing Friday and Saturday nights as host of Tony Stewart’s Texas Sprint Car Nationals presented by Machinery Auctioneers.
Stewart and protégé Christopher Bell will headline a full field of ASCS Sprint Cars at the 0.4-mile Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track, which has seating […]

Fri, 04/7/17 – 17:44 | Comments Off on Stewart Jacked About Hitting The Dirt In Texas
Foyt Honored By Ford
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American motorsports icon A.J. Foyt Jr. is the 28th recipient of the Spirit of Ford Award.
Foyt, 82, was presented Ford Motor Company’s highest auto racing-related honor for his lifetime achievement and contribution to the industry both on and off the world’s racetracks. Foyt joined an international list of honorees from all forms of racing and […]

Fri, 04/7/17 – 14:37 | Comments Off on Foyt Honored By Ford
Langdon Lands Kalitta Ride
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Team Kalitta will field 2013 NHRA Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon in a third, full-time team sponsored by Global Electronic Technology beginning with Round 5 of the 2017 schedule later this month at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.
Langdon competed in 30 national events for Don Schumacher Racing while “on loan” […]

Fri, 04/7/17 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Langdon Lands Kalitta Ride