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FORT WORTH, Texas – While open-wheel racing’s Month of May beckons every IndyCar Series driver and team, a single Saturday night in June will be the cumulative focus during a test Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway.
More than two-thirds of the Indycar Series field is scheduled to participate in a day-long session around TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile […]

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Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
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By Jim Pedley
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Kansas City, Kan. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. used to own Talladega Superspeedway. After a disappointing run at Kansas Speedway in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, he’ll need to re-ascend to the throne next Sunday if he is to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes intact.
Can do, Earnhardt, who finished 21st […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 20:31 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
Logano Punts Way To Second Straight Win
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By Reid Spencer
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Block me once, and I’ll cut you some slack.
Block me twice — and it’s “Gotcha.”
That, in essence, was the conversation on Joey Logano’s team radio after Logano spun race leader Matt Kenseth in Turn 1 with less than five laps left in the Hollywood Casino 400 at […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 20:25 | Comments Off on Logano Punts Way To Second Straight Win
At Heart, Del Worsham Is Really A Funny Guy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Del Worsham’s professional drag racing resume is highlighted by the entry that reads “2011 NHRA Top Fuel world champion.”
That’s a career-defining accomplishment but not the guy Worsham sees when he looks into a mirror. “I’ve always considered myself a Funny Car driver first,” Worsham said Saturday after […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 8:26 | Comments Off on At Heart, Del Worsham Is Really A Funny Guy
Funny Car’s Worsham Will Start P1 In FallNationals
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Current Funny Car points leader Del Worsham held on to the No. 1 qualifying position on Saturday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will also start as No. 1 seeds at the 22nd of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Funny Car’s Worsham Will Start P1 In FallNationals
Kyle Busch Comes On Late To Beat Kenseth In XFINITY Race In Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch once called Kansas Speedway his worst track. That assertion, it must be pointed out, came on a Sunday. On Saturday’s the 1.5-mile oval has been quite pleasant for the Las Vegas native.
It was again on this Saturday as Busch survived a early-race speeding penalty and then a fender […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 18:16 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Comes On Late To Beat Kenseth In XFINITY Race In Kansas
Truex Jr. Carrying The Colors For Little Guys
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – When you talk to NASCAR old-schoolers, and they begin to tick off the reasons why the sport no longer holds the same allure for them and why they have a tough time finding a rooting interest in the Sprint Cup Series, the conversation often turns to […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 8:46 | One Comment
Worsham’s Hot Streak Continues in Texas
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Funny Car points leader Del Worsham reset the track record in elapsed time en route to the qualifying lead Friday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel), Jonathan Gray (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the 22nd of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Sat, 10/17/15 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Worsham’s Hot Streak Continues in Texas
Keselowski Gets Good Chase News By Winning Kansas Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Brad Keselowski moved from back to pretty near the front burner in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship during on Friday’s qualifying session at Kansas Speedway.
The Team Penske driver, who has been suffering from negative yawn factor in the first two rounds of the the […]

Fri, 10/16/15 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Keselowski Gets Good Chase News By Winning Kansas Pole
Logano Enjoying Life On Easy Street – For Now
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Somebody may chase down and tackle somebody else in the garage area after this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. Somebody may give somebody else a savage shove to the chest in the motorhome lot late Sunday afternoon. But from the sound of it, Joey Logano won’t be doing any […]

Fri, 10/16/15 – 12:54 | Comments Off on Logano Enjoying Life On Easy Street – For Now
Pioneer Meyer Back Behind The Wheel At Motorplex
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Billy Meyer temporarily has re-assumed the duties of Texas Motorplex general manager, a role that might include diaper duty before the weekend has run its straight-line course.
Gabrielle Stevenson, Motorplex president/GM, officially is back on-site after giving birth this summer to twin sons Luke and Jake. During […]

Fri, 10/16/15 – 10:54 | Comments Off on Pioneer Meyer Back Behind The Wheel At Motorplex