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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit in Northern California on Saturday.
Larson laid down the fast qualifying lap at the 1.99-mile road course in 75.732 seconds (94.597 mph).
The pole was the California native’s second of the season, his second at Sonoma […]

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Thoughts On The NASCAR Class Of 2019
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The lists of nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s class of 2018 and for its Landmark Award were released on Tuesday and here is the take of a former voting panel member: The list contains one absolutely automatic candidate, one absolutely a thumbs-down candidate, two personal favorites and 21 […]

Wed, 03/7/18 – 15:02 | Comments Off on Thoughts On The NASCAR Class Of 2019
Harvick Moving Close To Hall Of Fame?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Three takes from an abbreviated schedule of racing over the past weekend:
– This could be the season in which Kevin Harvick establishes himself as a lock to be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Perhaps on the first ballot.
Victories in two of the first three races of the season […]

Tue, 03/6/18 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Harvick Moving Close To Hall Of Fame?
Gordon Tops List of Hall Of Fame Nominees
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NASCAR on Tuesday announced the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.
The list includes five first-time NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees, representing different facets of NASCAR racing, all of whom influenced the sport throughout their brilliant […]

Tue, 03/6/18 – 18:01 | Comments Off on Gordon Tops List of Hall Of Fame Nominees
Force Talks Of Explosive Experience
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Funny Car icon John Force says he was briefly knocked out by the engine explosion that shattered his race car during eliminations at the 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals eight days ago.
But who could tell?
“I was already goofy,” Force said during an interview from his California home distributed by his […]

Mon, 03/5/18 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Force Talks Of Explosive Experience
Harvick Drives To Second Straight Cup Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick collected his second-straight easy victory Sunday as he won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Harvick led 209 of 267 laps in the event in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford and his win came a week after he also dominated in winning at Atlanta […]

Sun, 03/4/18 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Harvick Drives To Second Straight Cup Win
Larson Drives To Easy Xfinity Series Win In Vegas
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Kyle Larson of Ganassi Racing led a race-dominating 142 of 200 laps in winning Saturday’s Xfinity Series event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Pole-sitter Christopher Bell finished second while Justin Algaier was third in a race conducted under extremely windy conditions.
“That was a blast,” Bell said. “That was as good as it gets right there. It […]

Sat, 03/3/18 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Larson Drives To Easy Xfinity Series Win In Vegas
Blaney On Cup Pole In Las Vegas
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Ryan Blaney posted the fastest lap of the day to earn the pole on a windy Friday for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Blaney drove the No. 12 Team Penske car to a fast lap in 28.200 seconds (191.489 mph).
“Our team did a great job of getting us ready from round […]

Sat, 03/3/18 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Blaney On Cup Pole In Las Vegas
Busch Kicks Off Homecoming With Truck Win
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Kyle Busch won one for hometown fans on Friday night and has his sites set on collecting two more NASCAR victories at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Friday’s win came in the Camping World Truck Series event. Next up for the Las Vegas native is Saturday’s Xfinity Series race and then on Sunday, the main […]

Sat, 03/3/18 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Busch Kicks Off Homecoming With Truck Win
Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Perhaps Formula One tire supplier Pirelli needs to develop a compound for snow.
American-owned Haas F1 Team wrapped up a weather-plagued first week of testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One Word Championship Thursday with Kevin Magnussen turning 96 laps at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. A combination of snow, rain […]

Fri, 03/2/18 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start
Flat Spot On: Rainy Atlanta Sets Up Sunny Vegas
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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NASCAR in 280 characters (or less):
It’s eternally amazing that Atlanta Motor Speedway, one of NASCAR’s greatest tracks, lost one of its two dates. (The veteran drivers love the high-speed AMS events where they can better control their own destiny due to the wide and worn surface.)
Many in social media were dissed […]

Wed, 02/28/18 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Rainy Atlanta Sets Up Sunny Vegas