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Martin Truex’s dominating weekend at Kansas Speedway was extended well into Sunday after noon as the Furniture Row Racing driver won from the pole at the 1.5-mile oval.
Truex led 91 of 267 laps in earning his seventh victory of the season in a race that featured some significant wrecks.
So good was his FRR Toyota that Truex […]

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Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Provisional Pole
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Doug Kalitta powered into the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday evening during the 11th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also are provisional qualifying leaders in their respective categories at Norwalk, Ohio, for the 12th of […]

Sat, 06/24/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Kalitta Runs To Norwalk Provisional Pole
Risi To Scale Back IMSA Schedule
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Houston-based Risi Competizione will withdraw from an unspecified number of upcoming International Motor Sport Association (IMSA) races this year, Team Principal Guiseppe Risi announced Friday.
“Following an extremely challenging first half of 2017, most recently at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, I have decided to withdraw the Risi Competizione race team from part of the […]

Fri, 06/23/17 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Risi To Scale Back IMSA Schedule
Road Incident Puts Arana Sr. On The Sidelines
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Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Hector Arana Sr. underwent major shoulder surgery Tuesday and will miss at least the next three months of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Traveling from the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J., two weeks ago, Arana’s racing trailer had a tire blowout near Hershey, Pa. While trying to change the […]

Thu, 06/22/17 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Road Incident Puts Arana Sr. On The Sidelines
Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
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IMSA Ford driver Billy Johnson will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend driving Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion in place of the recovering Aric Almirola during the Toyota/SaveMart 350 on the 1.99-mile Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway road-course.
Fresh from competing in last weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Johnson’s first […]

Tue, 06/20/17 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
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Tennessee native Clay Millican raced to an emotional first career NHRA Top Fuel victory Sunday at the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at historic Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway.
Making his 254th NHRA Top Fuel start and competing in his ninth final-round, Millican recorded a 1,000-foot pass in 3.825-seconds at 316.38 mph to defeat Leah Pritchett’s run in 3.881-seconds […]

Mon, 06/19/17 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Millican Gets First Win And On Home Soil Yet
Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
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Kyle Larson survived a rash of late-race restarts and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.0-mile Michigan International Speedway oval.
The victory was the Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s second of the year and the third of his career. It allowed him to move to the series points lead – five ahead […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
Torrence Racks Up Third Top Fuel Win At Englishtown
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Steve Torrence secured his third Top Fuel victory of the season to cap the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
“Fast” Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners in their respective categories at the 10th of 24 events on […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Torrence Racks Up Third Top Fuel Win At Englishtown
Torrence On Top Fuel Pole At Thunder Valley
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Steve Torrence claimed pole position in Top Fuel Saturday evening as qualifying concluded for the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway. 
Torrence’s 1,000-foot pass of 3.772-seconds at 319.29 mph in his dragster during the fourth session secured his second No. 1 qualifier of the season and 15th of his career. 
“It’s been a […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Torrence On Top Fuel Pole At Thunder Valley
Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
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With all three of the faster Toyota TS050-Hybrids running into problems, the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid stayed relatively healthy and sped off to the overall victory in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans race on Sunday.
Driving the winning car and giving Porsche 919s their third straight win in the final stint was German […]

Sun, 06/18/17 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
Hamlin Out-Drags Byron To Get Xfinity Win
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Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin won a drag race to the finish line against William Byron to win his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
“We were battling really hard, and Denny just schooled me there at the end,” said Byron, who held the lead in the No. 9 JR Motorsports […]

Sat, 06/17/17 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Hamlin Out-Drags Byron To Get Xfinity Win