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Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

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Truex Captures Win At Pocono Raceway
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Martin Truex Jr. took the lead for the final time when leader Kyle Busch pitted with 17 laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
To get the win, the defending series champion, had to survive an early-race pit road snafu and a couple of late-race […]

Sun, 06/3/18 – 16:12 | Comments Off on Truex Captures Win At Pocono Raceway
Rossi Earns Pole For Race 2 In Detroit
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Alexander Rossi delivered Andretti Autosport its second Verizon P1 Award in as many days Sunday, capturing pole position in qualifying for Race 2 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
Running on the new Firestone rain tire in wet but drying conditions in the morning on the 2.35-mile/14-turn temporary street course at The Raceway at Belle Isle […]

Sun, 06/3/18 – 15:05 | Comments Off on Rossi Earns Pole For Race 2 In Detroit
DSR Chargers Top Time Trials At Route 66
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A trio of world champions from Don Schumacher Racing dominated Funny Car qualifying as time trials concluded Saturday for the 21st annual JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill.
Matt Hagan secured pole position at Route 66 Raceway, with Ron Capps and Jack Beckman holding serve in the respective second and third positions from Friday’s […]

Sun, 06/3/18 – 8:09 | Comments Off on DSR Chargers Top Time Trials At Route 66
Kyle Busch Tames The Triangle
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Kyle Busch rolled through the field to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Pocono Speedway.
The victory was 92nd race of his career. It was his first, in his second start at the 2.5-mile triangular track in Pennsylvania and the first Xfinity victory of the season in his fourth start of the year.
Busch’s No. 18 […]

Sat, 06/2/18 – 17:21 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Tames The Triangle
Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener
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Scott Dixon of Chip Ganasi Racing held off Ryan Hunter-Reay over the final  10 laps and went on to win Saturday’s first race of the weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle double-header.
The victory was the first of the season for Dixon, who started the race P2, and the 42nd of his career. It gave […]

Sat, 06/2/18 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener
Andretti On Pole For First Detroit Race
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Marco Andretti became the seventh different Verizon P1 Award winner in as many Verizon IndyCar Series races this season when he captured pole position Saturday in qualifying for the first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
The third-generation Indy car driver toured The Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course in 1- minute, 14.8514-seconds/113.024 mph […]

Sat, 06/2/18 – 16:04 | Comments Off on Andretti On Pole For First Detroit Race
Andretti Gang Tears Up Detroit
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Led by Ryan Hunter-Reay, all four Andretti Autosport Hondas placed in the top-10 during Friday’s two practice sessions for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
Friday’s practices on The Raceway at Belle Isle Park’s 2.35-mile/14-turn temporary street course re-introduced the field to a concrete surface featuring constant bumps. Friday’s practices were the only sessions scheduled for the […]

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Torrence Fastest In Joliet
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Steve Torrence rode a record-setting pass to earn the provisional Top Fuel pole after Friday’s opening day of time trials for the 21st annual JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.
The defending event winner, Torrence set both ends of the track record in Joliet, Ill., with a blistering 1,000-foot run of 3.677-seconds at […]

Sat, 06/2/18 – 10:35 | Comments Off on Torrence Fastest In Joliet
Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FRISCO, Texas – Everything newly crowned Indianapolis 500 champion Will Power knows about winning races traces its roots to his formative, competitive open-wheel years in Queensland, Australia.
Anything Power knows about American football is courtesy of wife Liz and her family, proud Texans who worship the ground upon which the Dallas […]

Fri, 06/1/18 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
Moffitt Learning In School And In Race Shop
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At age 17, Thad Moffitt is on the threshold of his stock car racing career, learning his profession and dealing with school simultaneously.
During the week the Trinity, N.C., teenager works at Mooresville, N.C.-based Empire Racing from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and then attends school online at night and while he’s at the race track. […]

Fri, 06/1/18 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Moffitt Learning In School And In Race Shop