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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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With 1.5-mile tracks responsible for 11 of the 36 races on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule and nearly half of those in the playoffs, something needed to be done about the boring races that often occur on those tracks. Now, it appears NASCAR has the solution.
The package used […]

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Bell Serves Notice At Chili Bowl
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Oklahoma favorite son Christopher Bell launched his title defense Thursday with a dominating performance during John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night, capping Day No. 3 of the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
A 23-year-old native of Norman, Okla., Bell treated car-owner Keith Kunz to his third preliminary trip to Victory Lane in […]

Fri, 01/12/18 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Bell Serves Notice At Chili Bowl
Abreu Wins Night Two At Chili Bowl
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Two-time event champion Rico Abreu withstood nearly 20 laps of slide-job racing from Oklahoma’s Tyler Thomas to win Wednesday’s 25-lap A-Feature, capping Day No. 2 of the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
Abreu scored the Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night victory at River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla., nearly […]

Thu, 01/11/18 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Abreu Wins Night Two At Chili Bowl
New Cup Camaro Has The Looks Of A Winner
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Chase Elliott drew the honor of turning the first hot laps in the NASCAR Cup Series version of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway, and declared the car definitely has passed the eye test.
But Elliott acknowledged that Chevy’s newest Cup entry remains a work in progress.
“The […]

Wed, 01/10/18 – 9:54 | 3 Comments
Larson Opens Chili Bowl With Win
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Californian Kyle Larson drove a car owned by his father to his fourth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals victory Tuesday night, tying the late Bryan Clauson for third on the event’s all-time preliminary win list.
“It’s great to get a win for my dad. I haven’t been in a car he’s owned since I was […]

Wed, 01/10/18 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Larson Opens Chili Bowl With Win
Chili Bowl Ready To Roll
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A top prize of $6,363.63 awaits the winner of the 10th annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) Tuesday, part of opening night events at the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
The Chili Bowl Nationals run from Tuesday through Saturday at Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo […]

Tue, 01/9/18 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Chili Bowl Ready To Roll
Cadillacs Set Pace At The Roar Before The 24
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Cadillac Racing, which led every session through the first two days of the Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona test, carried its strong showing into Sunday’s inaugural Roar qualifying session. The new-for-2018 format established garage and pit locations each team will use during the Rolex 24 At Daytona race weekend on Jan. 25-28 at […]

Tue, 01/9/18 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Cadillacs Set Pace At The Roar Before The 24
Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks
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The Americanization of Spanish driver Fernando Alonso continued on Friday when the two-time Formula One world champion took his first laps in a sports car during the Roar Before the 24 practice at Daytona International Speedway.
Loved it, Alonso, who is co-piloting the No. 23 United Autosports Ligier LM P2 car, said after his initial laps.
“It […]

Sat, 01/6/18 – 9:34 | Comments Off on Alonso Takes To The DIS High Banks
King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Armed with sage advice from Mark Blundell and Alexander Rossi, Englishman Jordan King’s open-wheel career has been steered from Formula One to the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning with the 2018 season.
Indianapolis-based Ed Carpenter Racing completed the lineup of the team’s No. 20 Chevrolet earlier this week with the addition […]

Sat, 01/6/18 – 9:16 | Comments Off on King Of England To Drive An IndyCar in 2018
Pruett Says His Career Will End After The ’18 Rolex
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For Scott Pruett, a sixth Rolex 24 victory would be great but a seventh is not in the cards as the veteran American sports car driving ace announced Friday that he will retire following this year’s endurance classic at Daytona International Speedway.
Pruett, who is 58 years old, announced that he […]

Fri, 01/5/18 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Pruett Says His Career Will End After The ’18 Rolex
IndyCar TV Upgrades Unveiled
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Television coverage of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, featuring expanded use of in-car cameras for a variety of new angles, has been announced by INDYCAR and its broadcast partners.
ABC and NBC Sports Network will utilize never-before-seen views of the racing with cameras strategically placed on the universal bodywork kit new for all Chevrolet and […]

Thu, 01/4/18 – 8:10 | Comments Off on IndyCar TV Upgrades Unveiled