Mon, 20/08/18 – 8:12 | No Comment

Billy Torrence defied the odds, avenged his son and wrote an improbable ending to Sunday’s 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals by scoring his first career Top Fuel victory at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
The 60-year-old Texan and founder of Capco Contractors, Inc., applied an exclamation point to his pole-winning weekend with a final-round victory […]

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Montoya To Make His Le Mans Debut In ’18
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Juan Pablo Montoya will add another line to his world-class racing resume while pursuing the Triple Crown of Motorsport this summer when he makes his competitive debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
United Autosports confirmed Tuesday that Montoya will join the team for the twice-around-the-clock classic in France. The […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Montoya To Make His Le Mans Debut In ’18
Haas To Keep Developing Ferrucci
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American teen-ager Santino Ferrucci will continue as a Haas F1 Team development driver in 2018 while simultaneously competing in his first full season of the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Team Trident.
A 19-year-old from Woodbury, Conn., Ferrucci will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity on the 21-race schedule, attending races and […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 16:42 | Comments Off on Haas To Keep Developing Ferrucci
And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
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It was about 15 years ago and Clint Bowyer was sitting at a table in one of Kansas City’s hippest restaurants located in one of the hippest sections of town. He was dressed exactly in keeping with what he was; the son of a tow track driver who himself had worked, until very recently, in […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 7:02 | Comments Off on And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
Fans To Have Their Say In NASCAR Hall of Fame Selection Process
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Polls now are open for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Fan Vote.
For the 10th consecutive year, fans are eligible to cast votes for up to five nominees for inclusion into the Class of 2019. Fans can vote up to 50 times per day by logging onto NASCAR.com/halloffame. The five nominees who receive […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 16:33 | One Comment
HBO To Profile The Forces
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Drag racing’s “first family” will be profiled on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Tuesday night.
John Force Racing spent four days with the award-winning HBO sports journalism series over the course of two weeks. Led by 16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force, the organization will be featured on the Emmy Award-winning program today at […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 16:29 | 2 Comments
Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – When Tony Stewart tapped Clint Bowyer to succeed him in the No. 14 at Stewart-Haas Racing it really didn’t surprise anyone. After all, they are cut from the same cloth – old school racers.
Bowyer viewed it as team owners Stewart and Gene Haas giving him a […]

Tue, 03/27/18 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville
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Big things were expected to happen to Clint Bowyer when he signed on to take over the ride of three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart two years ago. On Monday at the series’ smallest track, that just happened.
Bowyer, driving the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, grabbed the lead for the first time on the final […]

Mon, 03/26/18 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville
Nemechek Gets Timely Truck Victory At Martinsville
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Tick Tock. John Hunter Nemechek finally won a grandfather clock.
After two second-place finishes and a third in nine NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at Martinsville Speedway, the 20-year-old Nemechek held off rookie Kyle Benjamin to claim his sixth career truck series victory in Monday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250.
“I knew the […]

Mon, 03/26/18 – 15:10 | Comments Off on Nemechek Gets Timely Truck Victory At Martinsville
Miscues Cost Haas In F1 Opener
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix was shaping up as historic for the America-based Haas F1 Team as the race neared its half-way point. Then, disaster struck, leaving Gene Haas’s organization wondering how things could go so disappointingly bad.
The Haas team, with drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen teaming […]

Sun, 03/25/18 – 13:13 | Comments Off on Miscues Cost Haas In F1 Opener
Martinsville Cup Race Moved To Monday Afternoon
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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All activity at Martinsville Speedway for Sunday, March 25, has been postponed until Monday because of rainy and snowy weather.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race is scheduled for 11 a.m. EST on Monday, followed by the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at 2 p.m. EST.”
Both races will be broadcast on FS1, MRN […]

Sun, 03/25/18 – 8:42 | One Comment