Tue, 28/06/22 – 13:18 | No Comment

A self-described workaholic, Mike Salinas wheels his 330-mph Top Fuel dragster as a high-speed hobby. As of Sunday evening in Norwalk, Ohio, NHRA world champions Brittany Force and Steve Torrence wish Salinas had taken up …

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NASCAR Heading To La-La Land
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A non-point race in the heart of car-crazy Los Angeles and its most recognizable sports venue will kick off NASCAR’s revamped 2022 Cup Series schedule.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, a tribute to all who served …

Thu, 09/16/21 – 15:23 | One Comment
‘Super Sub’ Sinks Funny Car Field At The Grove
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Tommy Johnson, Jr. accelerated teammate Matt Hagan’s recovery from COVID-19 Sunday, scoring an improbable “super sub” victory in Funny Car during the 36th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals.
Johnson collected his 23rd career Wally trophy …

Tue, 09/14/21 – 9:14 | Comments Off on ‘Super Sub’ Sinks Funny Car Field At The Grove
Palou Adds To Victory, Point Totals
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Ten laps into Sunday’s Grand Prix of Portland, pole-sitter Alex Palou was mired in 16th place with his NTT IndyCar Series championship hopes unexpectedly in jeopardy.
Fast-forward 100 laps, after Palou had earned his series-best third …

Mon, 09/13/21 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Palou Adds To Victory, Point Totals
Truex Heads to Bristol Free of Worry
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Martin Truex, Jr. intends to enjoy a one weekend of stress-free vacation. Next weekend.
Truex ended a 15-race winless streak on Saturday night when he won the Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at …

Sun, 09/12/21 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Truex Heads to Bristol Free of Worry
Galdi’s McLaren M23-9 in Spotlight at The Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Formula One fans of a certain age will readily recognize the centerpiece of Greg Galdi’s car collection as it sits, quiet and quite majestically, inside the …

Thu, 09/9/21 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Galdi’s McLaren M23-9 in Spotlight at The Glen
Torrence Unstoppable Heading Into NHRA Countdown
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Drivers with a combined 12 NHRA world championships in four professional classes will open the 2021 Countdown to the Championship playoffs as No. 1 seeds.
Three-time/reigning Top Fuel world champ Steve Torrence capped another dominant “regular …

Tue, 09/7/21 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Torrence Unstoppable Heading Into NHRA Countdown
Flat Spot On: Dad-gum! It’s a Darlington Encore
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Well, here they went again at the Darlington Raceway with the Cook Out Southern 500, a race I saw for the first time after arriving on my motorcycle with a typewriter strapped to the back …

Mon, 09/6/21 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Dad-gum! It’s a Darlington Encore
Hamlin Turns Labor Day Into Veterans Night
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington Raceway is a finicky old track, one that lulls youthfulness into an over confidence that breeds mistakes while rewarding the veteran that knows how to properly treat it.
Such was the case …

Mon, 09/6/21 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Hamlin Turns Labor Day Into Veterans Night
Creed Makes It Two Straight in Trucks Playoffs
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Sheldon Creed entered this year’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs with the attitude that he had “nothing to lose”, but since the post-season began the California …

Sun, 09/5/21 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Creed Makes It Two Straight in Trucks Playoffs
Gragson Drives to Xfinity Victory at Darlington
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Noah Gragson’s performance in Darlington Raceway’s Sport Clips Haircuts VFW Help A Hero 200 guaranteed him a berth in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series Playoffs, but corralling his first victory this season made the …

Sun, 09/5/21 – 16:36 | Comments Off on Gragson Drives to Xfinity Victory at Darlington