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Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

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RT’s Williams Collects Hardware
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RacinToday.com Senior Writer Deb Williams has been honored by the National Motorsports Press Association with one of its most prestigious awards – the Joe Littlejohn Award.
Determined by the NMPA president, the award is given annually to the person or persons, or an organization, in recognition for or outstanding service to the NMPA. Williams previously […]

Tue, 07/10/18 – 17:02 | Comments Off on RT’s Williams Collects Hardware
Hagan Stays Hot In Epping
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Two-time Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan claimed his second consecutive Wally trophy of the season Sunday with a final-round victory at the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also emerged as winners in their respective categories before a sellout crowd at New England […]

Mon, 07/9/18 – 7:08 | Comments Off on Hagan Stays Hot In Epping
‘Hinchtown’ Becomes Capital Of Iowa For A Day
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By Jim Pedley | ManagingEditor
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The 2018 season was not going  the way driver James Hinchcliffe had hoped. Until, that is, late in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway when he tracked down and passed a seemingly unbeatable Josef Newgarden and then drove off to victory.
The win was the first of the season for Hinchcliffe […]

Sun, 07/8/18 – 15:42 | Comments Off on ‘Hinchtown’ Becomes Capital Of Iowa For A Day
Pritchett On Pole In New England
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Leah Pritchett secured pole position in Top Fuel for the second consecutive season Saturday afternoon in front of a sellout crowd attending the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also emerged as No. 1 qualifiers at New England Dragway in Epping, N.H., during the 13th of 24 […]

Sun, 07/8/18 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Pritchett On Pole In New England
Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win
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Erik Jones fought off Martin Truex Jr. in double overtime to win Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cups Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The 22-year-old Jones, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, earned his first victory in the series on a night during which a large number of the cars belonging to most successful veterans in the sport […]

Sun, 07/8/18 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Jones Survives Cup Crashfest To Get First Win
Power On Pole In Iowa
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Will Power earned his second straight pole starting position at Iowa Speedway during qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway.
Power turned two laps around the 0.894-mile oval at an average speed of 182.391 mph to collect the 52nd pole position of his career.
“I love this place,” Power said. “It’s a real tough […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 17:05 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Iowa
Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
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Kyle Larson drove to overtime victory in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The win by Larson came by .005 seconds over Elliott Sadler, who finished second at Daytona for the third straight race.
The race’s finishing order was put in doubt, however. It was decided after NASCAR bumped […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
Hagan Provisional P1 In New Hampshire
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Defending event champion Matt Hagan added to his recent run of Funny Car success Friday, earning provisional pole during the opening day of time trials for the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also emerged as preliminary No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Hagan Provisional P1 In New Hampshire
Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
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Chase Elliott, hobbled by a sprained ankle that he sustain during “horse play” around his swimming pool on the Fourth of July, claimed the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during Friday’s qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway.
Elliott’s pole-winning lap came at 194.045 mph at the 2.5-mile Daytona oval.
“I didn’t know it […]

Fri, 07/6/18 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
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The Red Dragon prototype returned to Victory Lane on Sunday when Stephen Simpson in the No. 99 GAINSCO JDC-Miller Motorsports ORECA LMP2 car to the win in the IMSA WeatherTech Series’ Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

“I don’t really know what to say,” said Simpson, who put the GAINSCO colors back in victory lane for […]

Sun, 07/1/18 – 18:18 | Comments Off on The Red Dragon Is Flying Again