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Those of us fortunate (and now old) enough to have experienced the original “Muscle Car Street Wars” of the mid-1960s to mid-1970s might recall these lyrics from a 1968 Ford Mustang TV commercial:
Only Mustang makes it happen, only Mustang makes life great
Mustang moves you, Mustang grooves you
Mustang, Mustang ’68.
Only Mustang makes it happen, let it […]

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Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win
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William Byron won Saturday’s race at Phoenix International Raceway to advance to the Championship 4 race in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.
Behind him, JR Motorsports teammates Justin Allgaier and Elliott Sadler also qualified for the title race with finishes of 10th and 18th respectively. The JRM trio will join Daniel Hemric in an all-Chevrolet finale, after Hemric ran […]

Sat, 11/11/17 – 19:45 | Comments Off on Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win
Sauter Captures Phoenix
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Johnny Sauter continued his march to a second-straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship by winning Friday night’s race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The race was marred by three red flags, the last of which allowed Sauter to get the victory.
When Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Christopher Bell and Noah Gragson wrecked during an intense side-by-side duel with […]

Sat, 11/11/17 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Sauter Captures Phoenix
Blaney P1 For Sunday’s Cup Race In Phoenix
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Ryan Blaney posted a lap at Phoenix Raceway in 26.098 seconds (137.942 mph) to edge Denny Hamlin (137.936 mph) by .001 for the top starting spot in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race; the final race in the Playoff’s Round of 8 (on NBC at 2:30 p.m. ET).
With the Playoff field set to be trimmed from eight drivers to four […]

Sat, 11/11/17 – 8:55 | Comments Off on Blaney P1 For Sunday’s Cup Race In Phoenix
Top Fuel Duel Tightens At NHRA Season-Ender In Pomona
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Top Fuel title contender Brittany Force cut into Steve Torrence’s point-lead via the quickest pass in Auto Club Raceway at Pomona history Friday during qualifying for the season-ending 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals.
Force earned the provisional pole with a 1,000-foot pass in 3.667-seconds at 330.31 mph, breaking the track record for elapsed time. Force […]

Sat, 11/11/17 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Top Fuel Duel Tightens At NHRA Season-Ender In Pomona
Capps Determined To Stay No. 1
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Fifteen points separate Ron Capps from the “coolest part” of a last-chance bid to extend his reign as NHRA Funny Car world champion.
“Winning a championship has been bigger than I could have ever imagined for a lot of different reasons,” said Capps, previewing this weekend’s season-ending 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. “The coolest part […]

Fri, 11/10/17 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Capps Determined To Stay No. 1
SHR Makes It Official: Patrick Out, Almirola In The 10
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Aric Almirola and his primary sponsor will join Stewart-Haas Racing’s revamped Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup for the 2018 season in the No. 10 car currently wheeled by Danica Patrick.
Almirola, currently driving the No. 43 Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsports, will compete in SHR’s No. 10 Smithfield Foods […]

Thu, 11/9/17 – 16:57 | Comments Off on SHR Makes It Official: Patrick Out, Almirola In The 10
Harvick Wins Texas, Moves To Championship 4
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas –Kevin Harvick finally checked Texas Motor Speedway off his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to-do list Sunday while checking into the Championship 4 Playoffs with a hustle-from-behind victory over Martin Truex Jr. in the 13th annual AAA Texas 500.
Harvick, of Stewart-Haas Racing, ended a daunting 0-for-29 streak […]

Sun, 11/5/17 – 18:33 | Comments Off on Harvick Wins Texas, Moves To Championship 4
Texas Boss Says 3 Beats 2
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The camping grounds circling Texas Motor Speedway have been filled on a daily/nightly basis this week in anticipation of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race.
These mobile “temporary cities” are precisely what TMS President Eddie Gossage wants to see out his tower office window, and why he […]

Sun, 11/5/17 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Texas Boss Says 3 Beats 2
Jones Cleans Up In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Pole-sitter Erik Jones completed a game/set/match scenario in Saturday night’s 13th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, winning both stages en route to victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race.
Jones, who won the My Bariatric Solutions 300 here on April 8 after qualifying second, completed the 2017 […]

Sun, 11/5/17 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Jones Cleans Up In Texas
Kenseth: It May Be About Over
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Free-agent Matt Kenseth has come to the realization he could be counting down the final three starts of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.
Kenseth, who announced this summer he would not be returning to Joe Gibbs Racing, confirmed Saturday he is not actively searching for another ride for 2018.
“Yeah. That’s […]

Sat, 11/4/17 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Kenseth: It May Be About Over