Fri, 6/05/16 – 16:39 | No Comment

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Missouri driver Jamie McMurray was asked the usual local-media questions about coming “home” to race this weekend. And he issued the usual polite, geographically correct answers.
“Always nice to come home,” the native of Springfield said. “Special.”
But for McMurray, reliving the past is way down there on his weekend to-do list. P1 […]

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Kenseth Says Former Pal Joey Has Truth Issues
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Matt Kenseth said Friday that his plans for Saturday night were to carve Halloween pumpkins with his family. Other things he said during his media session at Talladega Superspeedway – site of this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race – indicated that fellow driver Joey Logano won’t be invited to the […]

Fri, 10/23/15 – 16:03 | One Comment
Penalties Set Back Two Top Chase Contenders
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
Kansas City, Kan. – It was a picture-post card autumn day in America’s Heartland for both fans and a couple of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship contenders at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. But on the final green flag pit stop of the Hollywood Casino 400, things got cold and […]

Tue, 10/20/15 – 10:11 | Comments Off on Penalties Set Back Two Top Chase Contenders
Junior: Confidence Is High Heading To Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 […]

Tue, 10/20/15 – 10:05 | Comments Off on Junior: Confidence Is High Heading To Talladega
No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas
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Erica Enders became the winningest female in a single season in NHRA history with her victory in Pro Stock Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Del Worsham (Funny Car) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the 22nd of 24 events of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 21:23 | Comments Off on No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas
Pits Were The Pits For A Couple Of Top Chase Contenders
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
 Kansas City, Kan. – It was a picture-post card autumn day in America’s Heartland for both fans and a couple of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship contenders at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. But on the final green flag pit stop of the Hollywood Casino 400, things got cold and […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Pits Were The Pits For A Couple Of Top Chase Contenders
Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
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
NASCAR Wire Service
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