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Tommy Johnson Jr. and Brittany Force posted the quickest runs in their respective categories Saturday during the final day of NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix.
NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car teams utilized the four-day pre-season test session to prepare for the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals, next weekend at […]

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Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul
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Denny Hamlin finished Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a trophy and a new enemy.
Hamlin won the Lakes Region 200 in Loudon in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota but he left the track with fellow driver Austin Dillon crying foul and hinting at revenge.
On Lap 179 of 200, Hamlin went […]

Sat, 07/18/15 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul
Customizing Icon Winfield Still Hammering Away
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – At an age when many folks look forward to a hot delivery from Meals on Wheels, Gene Winfield is planning to pound out his next/best hot rod.
Legendary car customizer Robert Eugene Winfield celebrated his 88th birthday on June 16 with family at his home in Mojave, Calif., […]

Sat, 07/18/15 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Customizing Icon Winfield Still Hammering Away
Edwards Storms To Pole In Loudon
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Carl Edwards admits that he has never been that good at New Hampshire Motor Speedway but on Friday afternoon, he won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver posted a lap of 135.164 mph, securing the first starting spot for Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 301 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM).
His first pole […]

Fri, 07/17/15 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Edwards Storms To Pole In Loudon
Kyle Busch Making Strides Toward Chase Berth
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As news of the seriousness of Kyle Busch’s injuries began to surface in the hours after he crashed during a XFINITY Series race in Daytona during Speedweeks in February, many had to figure that the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s hope that he would win his first Sprint Cup championship in […]

Fri, 07/17/15 – 15:11 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Making Strides Toward Chase Berth
NHRA To Split With ESPN, Join Fox In 2016
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The National Hot Rod Association and longtime partner ESPN mutually have agreed to terminate their television coverage agreement following the 2015 season, with the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series to be staged on FOX Sports starting in 2016.
NHRA and FOX Sports officials jointly announced Tuesday afternoon that starting in 2016 […]

Tue, 07/14/15 – 16:34 | Comments Off on NHRA To Split With ESPN, Join Fox In 2016
The Sarge Marches To 80th Win At Hometown Chi-Town Track
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Tony Schumacher raced to his 80th career victory in Top Fuel Sunday when eh won the Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire at Route 66 Raceway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were victorious in their respective categories at the 13th […]

Mon, 07/13/15 – 8:04 | Comments Off on The Sarge Marches To 80th Win At Hometown Chi-Town Track
Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile
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For the second race in a row on Sunday, a driver from what has to be considered a non-power team won a Verizon IndyCar Series race. For the second race in row, the victory came on an oval.
This time the driver was Sebastien Bourdais, who drives for KVSH Racing, and the venue was the world’s […]

Mon, 07/13/15 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile
Taylors Post Tudor Win At Mosport
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Wayne Taylor Racing was the overall winner in Sunday’s Tudor United SportsCar Championship Series Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario.
Behind the wheel were brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor.
Ricky Taylor started from the pole position he earned in qualifying late Saturday and led the opening 28 laps around the 2.459-mile, […]

Sun, 07/12/15 – 16:42 | Comments Off on Taylors Post Tudor Win At Mosport
Brown Captures P1 In Top Fuel at Route 66
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Antron Brown will start from pole position in Top Fuel Sunday at the 18th annual Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire after persistent rain cut short the second day of qualifying at Route 66 Raceway.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also claimed No. […]

Sun, 07/12/15 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Brown Captures P1 In Top Fuel at Route 66
IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile
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CFH Racing’s Josef Newgarden was quickest among 24 drivers turning laps during Saturday’s initial practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers.
Newgarden’s hot lap of 21.5415-seconds at 169.626 mph picked up where he left off on the historic 1.015-mile oval in West Allis, Wis. Newgarden recorded […]

Sun, 07/12/15 – 7:28 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile