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In 1994, Andy Hillenburg became the first Oklahoman to win the prestigious Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The Golden Driller Award made its way home Saturday night as Norman, Oklahoma’s, Christopher Bell emerged as champion of the 31st annual edition of the “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa.
Driving the No. 71W for Keith Kunz Motorsports, Bell’s […]

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Pagenaud Wins Battle of Team Penske at Mid-Ohio
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Simon Pagenaud bumped his way past Team Penske teammate and chief rival for  the 2016 IndyCar Series championship Will Power for second place with 23 laps to go, took the lead when Conor Daly pitted with six laps to go and pulled away for the win at Mid-Ohio on Sunday.
“Whooo,” Pagenaud […]

Sun, 07/31/16 – 15:45 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins Battle of Team Penske at Mid-Ohio
Pocono Cup Race Postponed
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Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway has been postponed until Monday morning because of rain and a wet track.
The race is scheduled to be run Monday at 11 a.m. ET. NBC Sports will televise the race.
Martin Truex Jr. will be on pole.
The first Pocono race of the season was also rain-delayed and run […]

Sun, 07/31/16 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Pocono Cup Race Postponed
Harley’s Hines Wins Bike Battle In Sonoma
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Harley-Davidson ace Andrew Hines raced to his second career NHRA Pro Bike Battle victory during Saturday’s 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals. The five-time/reigning world champion, Hines earned a $7,500 payday in the all-star bonus race featuring the tour’s top eight Pro Stock Motorcycles at Sonoma Raceway, near San Francisco.
Hines rode his Screamin’ Eagle Vance […]

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Erik Jones Wins With Ease At Iowa Speedway
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Erik Jones passed Ty Dillon for the lead with 15 laps remaining and then went on to an easy victory in the Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday evening.
The victory was the third of the season for Jones and it came in a race which he led 154 of 250 laps.
“It’s a great […]

Sun, 07/31/16 – 7:28 | Comments Off on Erik Jones Wins With Ease At Iowa Speedway
Pagenaud Sets Record In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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IndyCar Series points leader Simon Pagenaud will start Sunday’s race at the Mid-Ohio Sport Car Course in prime position to increase that points lead.
The Team Penske driver claimed the pole at Mid-Ohio with a lap at 127.271 mph on Saturday. That toppled the track record.
“I didn’t know about that,” the […]

Sat, 07/30/16 – 16:22 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Sets Record In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Teen Byron Wins Fifth Truck Race Of Season
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Teen-ager William Byron led 44 of 60 laps at Pocono Raceway in the No. 9 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota and won for the fifth time in 12 Camping World Truck Series starts this year.
He broke Kurt Busch’s rookie record of four wins in Truck Series in 2000 and he left runner-up Cameron Haley searching for […]

Sat, 07/30/16 – 16:07 | Comments Off on Teen Byron Wins Fifth Truck Race Of Season
Power Powerful In Mid-Ohio Practice
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Will Power continues to aggressively chase down the prey _ specifically, point-leader and Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud _ as the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule winds down. Power topped the field during practice Friday for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, running what would be a record pace in the process.
Power’s best […]

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Torrence Pole Blitz Moves To Sonoma
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Top Fuel driver Steve Torrence powered to a national record elapsed time and moved into position to claim his eighth pole position of the season Friday during the first day of time trials for the 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Del Worsham (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also […]

Sat, 07/30/16 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Torrence Pole Blitz Moves To Sonoma
Truex Triangulates In On Pocono Pole
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Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on Friday afternoon.
Truex covered the distance in 50.211 seconds, .104 seconds faster than Carl Edwards (178.873 mph), who was second fastest.
Truex got the pole by being especially quick in Turn 2 of the 2.5-mile triangular superspeedway.
“For whatever reason, today—all day […]

Fri, 07/29/16 – 18:16 | Comments Off on Truex Triangulates In On Pocono Pole
Gordon Hoping For Cool Reception At Pocono
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Jeff Gordon’s good news/bad news moment this weekend comes courtesy of the Accuweather forecasting website. First the bad; rain in the area of Pocono Raceway for much of the weekend. The good; high temperatures in the low to mid 70s over the weekend.
After last weekend’s Turkish bath-like conditions in Indianapolis […]

Fri, 07/29/16 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Gordon Hoping For Cool Reception At Pocono