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Martin Truex Jr. turned in another dominating performance in winning at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. This time his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory there came without late-race drama of last year’s.
Truex, who led 175 of 267 laps in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota on Saturday, passed Kurt Busch for the lead with 44 laps […]

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Burkart Back; Looking To Shake Things Up In Vegas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Veteran Funny Car driver Phil Burkart Jr. will reunite with team-owner Robert Schwab during this weekend’s inaugural version of the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas.
A second-generation drag racer from Yorkville, N.Y., Burkart qualified for three national events in 2017 _ Pomona 1, Phoenix and Las Vegas […]

Thu, 04/5/18 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Burkart Back; Looking To Shake Things Up In Vegas
Suarez Wearing, Using His Heritage Proudly
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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DALLAS – NASCAR driver Daniel Suarez walked into the bustling Consulate de Mexico here recently as a humble national hero, carrying a message he hopes will resonate throughout Latin America.
“It means a lot to me to be the first Mexican-born driver (in the NASCAR Cup Series),” Suarez said during his […]

Tue, 04/3/18 – 17:33 | Comments Off on Suarez Wearing, Using His Heritage Proudly
Haas F1 Team Has Rebounding On Its Mind
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Basketball is not the only sport in which rebounding is important. It can be in auto racing as well and it will be for the Haas F1 Team this weekend in Bahrain.
Last weekend in Australia, the America-based team was enjoying the most heady couple of days in the team’s 42-race […]

Fri, 03/30/18 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Team Has Rebounding On Its Mind
Maini To Stay With Haas F1
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India’s Arjun Maini will continue as a Haas F1 Team development driver in 2018 while simultaneously competing in his first full season in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Team Trident.
A 20-year-old from Bengaluru, India, Maini will be paired with 19-year-old American Santino Ferrucci as both Haas F1 development drivers compete for Team Trident. Both […]

Thu, 03/29/18 – 17:16 | Comments Off on Maini To Stay With Haas F1
Montoya To Make His Le Mans Debut In ’18
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Juan Pablo Montoya will add another line to his world-class racing resume while pursuing the Triple Crown of Motorsport this summer when he makes his competitive debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
United Autosports confirmed Tuesday that Montoya will join the team for the twice-around-the-clock classic in France. The […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Montoya To Make His Le Mans Debut In ’18
Haas To Keep Developing Ferrucci
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American teen-ager Santino Ferrucci will continue as a Haas F1 Team development driver in 2018 while simultaneously competing in his first full season of the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Team Trident.
A 19-year-old from Woodbury, Conn., Ferrucci will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity on the 21-race schedule, attending races and […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 16:42 | Comments Off on Haas To Keep Developing Ferrucci
And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
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It was about 15 years ago and Clint Bowyer was sitting at a table in one of Kansas City’s hippest restaurants located in one of the hippest sections of town. He was dressed exactly in keeping with what he was; the son of a tow track driver who himself had worked, until very recently, in […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 7:02 | Comments Off on And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
Fans To Have Their Say In NASCAR Hall of Fame Selection Process
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Polls now are open for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Fan Vote.
For the 10th consecutive year, fans are eligible to cast votes for up to five nominees for inclusion into the Class of 2019. Fans can vote up to 50 times per day by logging onto NASCAR.com/halloffame. The five nominees who receive […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 16:33 | One Comment
HBO To Profile The Forces
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Drag racing’s “first family” will be profiled on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Tuesday night.
John Force Racing spent four days with the award-winning HBO sports journalism series over the course of two weeks. Led by 16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force, the organization will be featured on the Emmy Award-winning program today at […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 16:29 | 2 Comments
Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – When Tony Stewart tapped Clint Bowyer to succeed him in the No. 14 at Stewart-Haas Racing it really didn’t surprise anyone. After all, they are cut from the same cloth – old school racers.
Bowyer viewed it as team owners Stewart and Gene Haas giving him a […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby