Thu, 18/12/14 – 16:11 | No Comment

Roush Fenway Racing announced that Darrell Wallace Jr. will drive the No. 6 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR’s second-tier Xfinity Series next season.
The 21-year-old Wallace has posted five wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – where, a year ago, he drove at Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports – including four [...]

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Hunter-Reay Stuns Kanaan In Iowa IndyCar Race
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If somebody was going to beat Tony Kanaan in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300, he was going to have to do something bold in the late going. That somebody turned out to be Michael Andretti.
Andretti, the owner of Andretti Autosport, ordered driver Ryan Hunter-Reay – who was running 10th – into the pits during [...]

Sun, 07/13/14 – 7:41 | Comments Off
Keselowski Claims NNS Race In Loudon
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Brad Keselowski eased away from Kyle Busch over the final laps to win Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.
Busch held on to finish second.
“This is really satisfying,” Keselowski, driving the Team Penske No. 22 Ford Mustang, said. “This team has deserved to win a few races and things just [...]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 17:31 | Comments Off
Logano’s Homecoming Off To A Rough Start
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
LOUDON, N.H. – Joey Logano has come a long way since his inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in a rain-shortened race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July, 2009.
Logano was a raw 19-year-old when things fell his way that day.
Now 24 and owner of four more Cup victories, including two [...]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 17:10 | Comments Off
Ganassi Cars Dominate Iowa Qualifying
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Scott Dixon earned the pole for Saturday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway by setting a two-lap qualifying track record of 186.256 mph.
Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Tony Kanaan, the 2010 race winner on the .894-mile, variably-banked oval while with Andretti Autosport, recorded a two-lap average speed of 185.891 mph in the No. 10 entry to [...]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 7:08 | Comments Off
Erik Jones Wins Iowa Truck Race
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Erik Jones, an 18-year-old Kyle Busch Motorsports driver, won his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series triumph in the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway on Friday night.
Jones led 130 laps and held off a spirited charge from Brad Keselowski Racing’s Ryan Blaney, who finished second.
“It was definitely fun,” Jones said. “I had a [...]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 7:03 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch On Cup Pole In Loudon
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Kyle Busch on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Busch claimed the pole with a track qualifying record lap of 27.574 seconds, 138.130 mph. Ryan Newman held the previous track qualifying record (136.497 mph/27.904 seconds), set in September 2013.
“This was really good for us. We were good off [...]

Fri, 07/11/14 – 17:46 | Comments Off
Racing Reality Smacks Rookie Larson In Face
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
LOUDON, N.H. – It all seemed so easy for Kyle Larson at the start.
NASCAR’s latest wunderkind was sailing along in his first full season in the elite Sprint Cup series, seemingly headed for a stress-free run to his first berth in the Chase for the championship.
Then bad things began happening [...]

Fri, 07/11/14 – 15:02 | 2 Comments
Helton: NASCAR Plans To ‘Stay The Course’
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

LOUDON, N.H. _ NASCAR president Mike Helton made it very clear Friday morning that the stock car sanctioning body does not believe this week’s announcement that its top car owners have formed an alliance poses a threat to the sport or to NASCAR.
“We’ve got great respect for all or stakeholders,’’ Helton said. “Any perception of [...]

Fri, 07/11/14 – 11:07 | One Comment
NASCAR Owners’ Alliance A Sign Of Discontent?
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Rob Kauffman is a businessman. The co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, he has reportedly made hundreds of millions of dollars managing hedge funds. That fact alone might be a clue to the motive and function of the new alliance of NASCAR team owners which Kauffman has been selected to lead.
NASCAR, [...]

Thu, 07/10/14 – 7:51 | 3 Comments
Hawksworth Cleared To Drive In Iowa
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British rookie Jack Hawksworth has been cleared by INDYCAR medical director Dr. Michael Olinger to compete in the Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB at Iowa Speedway on July 11-12.

Hawksworth was diagnosed with a myocardial contusion (head injury) suffered in a crash during practice on July 5 for the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by [...]

Wed, 07/9/14 – 7:05 | Comments Off