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Joey Logano took advantage of a bout of fender-bending at the front of the field on the final lap to win Sunday’s weather-delayed NASCAR Clash exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.
Logano blew past front-runners Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski – who made contact while fighting for the lead – on that final lap and cruised […]

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Young Elliott Waves Off Criticism From Others
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Two years ago Chase Elliott pulled off a major upset and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in his Darlington Raceway debut, but the Georgia native said that doesn’t mean anything today.
“We didn’t have a very strong run here last year, which was disappointing,” Elliott said prior […]

Mon, 09/5/16 – 8:58 | Comments Off on Young Elliott Waves Off Criticism From Others
Truex Seals Darlington Victory With A Kiss
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Martin Truex Jr. couldn’t help himself; he just had to kiss Darlington Raceway’s finish line after claiming Sunday’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 and no doubt the Lady in Black appreciated his thoughtfulness.
After all, the historic 1.366-mile track appears to have developed an affection for team owner Barney Visser […]

Mon, 09/5/16 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Truex Seals Darlington Victory With A Kiss
Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals
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Courtney Force won the Funny Car portion of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout and Matt Hagan secured the No. 1 qualifier Sunday at the 62nd annual U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis on Sunday.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at […]

Sun, 09/4/16 – 20:57 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Captures Shootout at U.S. Nationals
Dixon Makes It Look Easy While Winning At Watkins Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Scott Dixon was magical, magnificent and The Man Sunday afternoon at Watkins Glen International…and that was it for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.
Completing a weekend during which he led all three practices, qualified on-pole in record-setting style and paced Sunday morning’s warmup session, Dixon blitzed WGI’s repaved 3.37-mile/11-turn circuit […]

Sun, 09/4/16 – 20:47 | Comments Off on Dixon Makes It Look Easy While Winning At Watkins Glen
Doctor: Junior “Pretty Sick” On First Visit
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. –  Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s concussion-like symptoms were so severe when he first visited the University of Pittsburgh’s concussion program that Dr. Micky Collins said Sunday his primary objective was to see the third-generation driver “become a human being again.”
“When I first saw Dale a month-and-a-half ago I can […]

Sun, 09/4/16 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Doctor: Junior “Pretty Sick” On First Visit
Tires Under Scrutiny At The Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Pole-sitter Scott Dixon paced the final 30-minute Verizon IndyCar Series warmup session Sunday morning at Watkins Glen International, and then opted to start the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen on Firestone’s alternate (red) compound tires.
Dixon logged 14 laps around WGI’s repaved, 3.37-mile/11-turn natural-terrain layout under sunny skies with a best […]

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Hamilton P1 At Monza
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s Formula One Italian Grand Prix from pole position after pipping Mercedes AMG teammate/nemesis Nico Rosberg by 0.478-seconds during qualifying at Autodromo Nazionale Monza.
Hamilton toured the 3.6-mile/5.793-kilometer/11-turn circuit in 1 minute, 21.135-seconds to bag his 56th career pole, seventh this season and fifth […]

Sun, 09/4/16 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Hamilton P1 At Monza
‘Sarge’ Wins Shootout, Millican Provisional Pole At U.S. Nationals
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Tony Schumacher won the Top Fuel portion of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout and Clay Millican raced to the qualifying lead in the same category on Saturday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their respective […]

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Dixon Wins Pole, Shreds Track Record At Watkins Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Scott Dixon’s first Verizon IndyCar Series pole at Watkins Glen International was a run for the record book, on a Saturday when interference penalties and tire compound selection factored into knockout qualifying for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.
Continuing a run of dominance that covered all three practice sessions, Dixon […]

Sat, 09/3/16 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Dixon Wins Pole, Shreds Track Record At Watkins Glen
Elliott Thinking Now, Not Then
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Two years ago Chase Elliott pulled off a major upset and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in his Darlington Raceway debut, but the Georgia native said that doesn’t mean anything today.
“We didn’t have a very strong run here last year, which was disappointing,” Elliott said prior […]

Sat, 09/3/16 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Elliott Thinking Now, Not Then