Sat, 24/09/22 – 8:11 | Comments Off on A Signature Moment With Fans Cost Force A Big Event

CONCORD, N.C. – Sometimes fans who want an autograph aren’t always in sync with their favorite competitor when it comes to what’s important at a race track or a dragway.
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Briscoe Proves He Belongs In His Hero’s Car
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2021 was the racing season for which Tony Stewart-haters were waiting. His Stewart-Haas Racing organization had been shot from the saddle and was lying face down in the road.
With just one race victory for SHR …

Tue, 03/15/22 – 14:14 | Comments Off on Briscoe Proves He Belongs In His Hero’s Car
Stewart Gets First Win Since Going Straight
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Three-time Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan handed rookie NHRA team-owner Tony Stewart his first “bad-ass” drag racing moment and Wally trophy Sunday, racing to victory at the 53rd annual …

Tue, 03/15/22 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Stewart Gets First Win Since Going Straight
Postponed IndyCar Test Leaves Champ Palou Cold
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Sidelined by a blast of unseasonably cold weather on Monday, Team Penske will attempt to log meaningful oval-track test laps Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway.
How cold …

Thu, 03/10/22 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Postponed IndyCar Test Leaves Champ Palou Cold
Hendrick A Leg Up In Figuring Out New Cars
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The race within the racing in the NASCAR Cup Series this season is to become the first team to seize control of making the new gen cars the fastest, the …

Tue, 03/8/22 – 15:15 | Comments Off on Hendrick A Leg Up In Figuring Out New Cars
Johnson’s IndyCar Career To Come Full Circle
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The road to Jimmie Johnson’s highly anticipated open-wheel oval track debut tops the list of story lines expected to play-out Monday during an INDYCAR Open Test at Texas Motor Speedway.
The session …

Sun, 03/6/22 – 9:13 | Comments Off on Johnson’s IndyCar Career To Come Full Circle
Good Bets: Larson Looking To Make It Two Straight
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NASCAR teams and drivers got their first look at how the new generation of Cup Series cars would perform at a “real” race track last week when the schedule took them to the 2-mile oval …

Sat, 03/5/22 – 13:40 | Comments Off on Good Bets: Larson Looking To Make It Two Straight
Indy Star Ongais Passes Away
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Danny Ongais, the Hawaiian-born driver admired for his speed and bravery during an Indianapolis 500 career spanning three decades, died on Feb. 26, 2022 of congestive heart complications in Anaheim Hills, Calif. Mr. Ongais was …

Thu, 03/3/22 – 11:20 | Comments Off on Indy Star Ongais Passes Away
Hight Goes Back To Back in Funny Car
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Robert Hight’s bid for a fourth NHRA Funny Car world championship is off to a perfect start.  
Hight rolled to his second consecutive victory Sunday, trailering Matt Hagan in a marquee final-round matchup at the 37th …

Tue, 03/1/22 – 10:48 | Comments Off on Hight Goes Back To Back in Funny Car
Larson Returns to Victory Lane
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NASCAR is three venues – all of of varying layouts – into the 2022 season and the racing of its newest generation of Cup Series cars. And the verdict on Next Gen? The learning process …

Mon, 02/28/22 – 13:03 | Comments Off on Larson Returns to Victory Lane
Hard Times Soften As McLaughlin Wins St. Pete
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Native New Zealander Scott McLaughlin readily admits his rookie 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season with Team Penske totally “mucked” with his head.
A three-time Australian Supercars champion and winner of 56 …

Mon, 02/28/22 – 12:17 | Comments Off on Hard Times Soften As McLaughlin Wins St. Pete