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Martin Truex Jr. turned in another dominating performance in winning at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. This time his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory there came without late-race drama of last year’s.
Truex, who led 175 of 267 laps in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota on Saturday, passed Kurt Busch for the lead with 44 laps […]

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Keselowski Gets Xfinity Win In Arizona
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Brad Keselowski overcame two red flag delays for rain and a speeding penalty to win Saturday’s Xfinity Series race in Phoenix.
The driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford Mustang gave the team its first Series victory of the 2018 season and scored his second win at the Arizona oval. The victory was the 63rd all-time for […]

Sun, 03/11/18 – 9:07 | Comments Off on Keselowski Gets Xfinity Win In Arizona
Newbies Steal St. Pete Qualifying Show
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It was a day for fresh faces during qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Rookie Robert Wickens on Saturday earned the pole for Sunday’s season-opening  race on the street course in St. Petersburg, Fla. He will be joined up front by a couple of other drivers who are brand new to the series.
On a track slick […]

Sat, 03/10/18 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Newbies Steal St. Pete Qualifying Show
Indy Cars Trying To Get A Grip
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INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal chassis served up grip challenges front-to-rear for the 24 drivers hot-lapping during Friday’s two practice sessions for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport sat atop the leader board at the close of a pair of 45-minute sessions with a best lap of […]

Sat, 03/10/18 – 13:46 | Comments Off on Indy Cars Trying To Get A Grip
NASCAR Hall Of Fame Needs To Tap The Brakes
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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It’s time for the sport built on speed to hit the pause button.
A fresh list of 20 nominees seeking induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame was revealed on Tuesday.
Five will become the newest members of the grandest non-race track stage in the sport. In reality, Jeff Gordon should be the […]

Sat, 03/10/18 – 9:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR Hall Of Fame Needs To Tap The Brakes
Truex Blasts To Pole In Phoenix
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Martin Truex Jr. on Friday, captured the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in Phoenix.
Truex’s lap came in 26.288 seconds.
“It was a good run,” the Furniture Row Racing driver and defending series champion said. “We worked really hard coming here, knowing what we’ve done here in the past. We’ve run well, but we […]

Fri, 03/9/18 – 19:08 | Comments Off on Truex Blasts To Pole In Phoenix
Drivers: Social Media Influencing NASCAR Officials
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Kyle Busch on Friday said that some NASCAR decisions are based not on reasoned thinking but on what series officials see on social media.
His comments come on the heels of several controversial decisions by NASCAR.
Asked if he is concerned that NASCAR may be making decisions based on what they see on media like Twitter and […]

Fri, 03/9/18 – 17:57 | 2 Comments
New Look IndyCar Takin’ It To The Streets
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All speculation surrounding INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal aerodynamic bodywork chassis will become academic at 11:20 a.m. (EST) Friday _ scheduled start time for first practice of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2018 season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla.
The series’ six-month offseason was marked by the rollout/development of the Dallara IR-12 chassis […]

Fri, 03/9/18 – 9:16 | Comments Off on New Look IndyCar Takin’ It To The Streets
Haas Has Huge Day At Testing
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American industrialist Gene Haas gave his third-year Formula One team specific marching orders prior to the opening of preseason testing last week in Spain _ close the competitive gap to Scuderia Ferrari, guys.
Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen heard the boss and delivered on Thursday at Circuit de Barcelona –Catalunya.
Magnussen’s quick time of 1 minute, 18:360-seconds […]

Fri, 03/9/18 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Haas Has Huge Day At Testing
Grosjean In Cockpit For Haas As F1 Testing Continues
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Lap times dropped dramatically Wednesday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, as preseason testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship reached the halfway mark of its second week in Spain.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo set the day’s quickest time _ and overall _ around the 2.892-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn layout at 1 minute, 18.047-seconds while completing the […]

Thu, 03/8/18 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Grosjean In Cockpit For Haas As F1 Testing Continues
Danica, Carpenter To Team For 500 Finale
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Danica Patrick, still the only woman to win an Indy car race, will conclude her motorsports career at the venue where she launched “Danicamania” 13 years ago by driving for Ed Carpenter Racing during the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 27.
Patrick will wheel the No. 13 Chevrolet for ECR with sponsorship from […]

Wed, 03/7/18 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Danica, Carpenter To Team For 500 Finale