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In 1994, Andy Hillenburg became the first Oklahoman to win the prestigious Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The Golden Driller Award made its way home Saturday night as Norman, Oklahoma’s, Christopher Bell emerged as champion of the 31st annual edition of the “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa.
Driving the No. 71W for Keith Kunz Motorsports, Bell’s […]

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Birthday Girl Brittany Force Sits P1 At Route 66
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Top Fuel driver Brittany Force celebrated her 30th birthday Friday by leading a parade of track-record qualifying performances during the opening sessions of time trials for the 19th annual K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Ron Capps (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were provisional leaders […]

Sat, 07/9/16 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Birthday Girl Brittany Force Sits P1 At Route 66
Rain Scraps Qualifying In Kentucky; Harvick on Pole
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Friday’s scheduled qualifying session for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway has been cancelled because of wet weather. The decision was made to cancel qualifying and instead give teams and drivers extended practice time at the newly repaved Kentucky track.
“I appreciate NASCAR’s decision to cancel qualifying to give us an opportunity to get more track […]

Fri, 07/8/16 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Rain Scraps Qualifying In Kentucky; Harvick on Pole
Byron Trucks To Victory At Kentucky Speedway
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William Byron led all 42 laps after the final restart to win Thursday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Byron survived challenges from runner-up John Hunter Nemechek and third-place finisher Daniel Hemric to get the win in his No. 9 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.
The victory was the fourth in 10 starts this season for the 18-year-old […]

Fri, 07/8/16 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Byron Trucks To Victory At Kentucky Speedway
Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
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Carl Haas, longtime Indy car team-owner noted for his partnership with actor Paul Newman and trademark cigar, died June 29 at his home in suburban Chicago. He was 86.
Cars fielded by Haas won 107 Indy car races _ second-most all-time _ and eight season championships. The only accomplishment missing from Haas’ impressive motorsports resume was […]

Fri, 07/8/16 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Racing World Remembers Carl Haas
Action Express Delivers At The Glen
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Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa won the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday to collect their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series victory of the season.
The drivers of the No. 5 Corvette DP took over the lead in both the WeatherTech Championship and North American Endurance Cup […]

Mon, 07/4/16 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Action Express Delivers At The Glen
Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
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Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg acted like anything but teammates on the final lap of Sunday’s Austria Grand Prix as the two made contact and nearly wiped each other out in a battle for the lead and the victory.
Hamilton emerged from the contact with both the lead and then victory in his Mercedes AMG Silver […]

Sun, 07/3/16 – 13:31 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins In Austria After Final Lap Shunt With Rosberg
Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A couple of days ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that the only time that drivers enjoy racing at restrictor plate tracks is when they run up front. Brad Keselowski emerged as Mr. Happy late Saturday night.
Keselowski stayed ahead of the massive wrecks which garaged many of the biggest stars in […]

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Hamilton Reigns In Rain In Austrian Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG will start Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix from pole position after a dramatic wet/dry qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
Hamilton turned a hot lap of 1 minute, 07.922-seconds around the 2.688-mile/4.326-kilometer/nine-turn Red Bull Ring to beat Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg […]

Sat, 07/2/16 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Hamilton Reigns In Rain In Austrian Qualifying
Corvette Hoping To Forget Le Mans At The Glen
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Sometimes the best part of exotic travel is the coming home part. You can bet that the folks at Corvette Racing are feeling that way this week as they prepare for the six-hour race at New York state’s historic Watkins Glen road course.
They are home after a politically and competitively frustrating trip to the French […]

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Almirola Removes Asterisk With Daytona Xfinity Win
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Full-time Sprint Cup driver Aric Almirola won Friday night’s Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
The race ended under caution when a wreck occurred in overtime and video showed Almirola in the lead.
The victory was Almirola’s second in the series. The first victory, at the Milwaukee Mile, came with Almirola watching from pit road as he started […]

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