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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Nemechek Wins Atlanta Truck Race
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John Hunter Nemechek inherited the lead when Christopher Bell wrecked with eight laps to go, got the jump on the field on a restart with two laps to go and went on to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the second in the series for […]

Sat, 02/27/16 – 18:42 | Comments Off on Nemechek Wins Atlanta Truck Race
Kyle Busch Wins Atlanta XFINITY Race
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Kyle Busch held off fellow Sprint Cup regular Kyle Larson to win Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The victory was Busch’s first at the historic AMS 1.5-mile oval and it came in dominating fashion as he led 119 of 163 laps.
“It means a lot,” Busch said of winning in Atlanta. “It’s been a […]

Sat, 02/27/16 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Atlanta XFINITY Race
Flat Spot On: Which Way Forward?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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HAMPTON, Ga. – In case you think this is just a story on NASCAR, it’s not. Please continue, because there is some straight talk here (hello Robin Miller!) that I think all racing fans might find worthwhile.
On a Friday at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, rarely has there been as much optimism prior […]

Sat, 02/27/16 – 9:07 | 4 Comments
Penske Dominates IndyCar’s ‘Test In The West’
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The Verizon IndyCar Series “Test in the West” brought out the record-best in Team Penske Friday.
Helio Castroneves led four Team Penske drivers in the top six after the first session of the Phoenix International Raceway promoter test with a lap time that unofficially eclipsed the track record around the 1.022-mile oval.
Arie Luyendyk, a two-time […]

Sat, 02/27/16 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Penske Dominates IndyCar’s ‘Test In The West’
Courtney Force Tames Wild Horse With Record Run
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Courtney Force rode a track-record elapsed-time performance to the provisional Funny Car pole Friday during qualifying for the 32nd annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals in Chandler, Ariz.
Force led the Funny Car field with a Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park 1,000-foot record ET of 3.930-seconds at 323.97 mph. Meanwhile, Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Bo […]

Sat, 02/27/16 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Tames Wild Horse With Record Run
Kyle Busch Edges Big Brother For Pole At Atlanta But Then Fails Inspection
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch seemingly knocked older brother Kurt Busch off the pole with a minute and 20 seconds left in the third and final session of Friday’s qualifying event for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
But after Kyle failed a post race inspection, Kurt was awarded the pole.
“Real […]

Fri, 02/26/16 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Edges Big Brother For Pole At Atlanta But Then Fails Inspection
Big News Of Week Left Many People Wondering
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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When it was announced this week that Stewart-Haas Racing would sever ties with Chevrolet and campaign Fords next season, a lot of people openly questioned whether or not SHR would continue to get top-shelf pieces and support from current supplier Hendrick Motorsports for the rest of this season.
Jimmie Johnson, the lead […]

Fri, 02/26/16 – 18:15 | One Comment
Haas Wraps Up First Test Session
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Haas F1 Team completed its historic, four-day preseason testing debut Thursday with Esteban Gutierrez running a race simulation and live pit stop practices at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya in Spain.
Gutierrez completed 89 laps/257.21-miles/414.29-kilometers in his No. 21 VF-16 and its Ferrari 061 turbo V-6 powerplant. The American-based team, which made its testing debut Monday, […]

Thu, 02/25/16 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Haas Wraps Up First Test Session
Q and A: Stewart-Haas And Ford Talk About New Deal
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During a teleconference with the media on Wednesday, officials from Stewart-Haas Racing and Ford Performance answered questions about the announcement that the two organizations would work together beginning in 2017.
Stewart-Haas had been a Chevrolet team since it was founded in 2010.
The following is a transcript of the teleconference:
TONY STEWART, Co-Owner, Stewart-Haas Racing – CAN YOU EXPAND […]

Wed, 02/24/16 – 18:33 | Comments Off on Q and A: Stewart-Haas And Ford Talk About New Deal
Nominees For Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 Unveiled
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Legendary engine builders, crew chiefs, owners, drivers and the most recognizable voice in motorsports. The talents, eras and levels may differ, but all share a common thread: They shaped NASCAR, and on Wednesday, they were recognized as nominees for the highest honor the sport bestows – enshrinement into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
NASCAR today announced the […]

Wed, 02/24/16 – 18:24 | One Comment