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The NASCAR victory celebrations in Nashville have come to an end. But the sport had kinda returned this week. (File photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

So, Nashville, eh?

I guess moving the annual season-capping banquet, awards ceremony and dress-up party makes some sense. Country music – the Rascal Flatts version if […]

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TMS Winner Harvick Prepping For Miami
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Courtesy of his strong showing at Texas Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick is heading back to Miami to run for a second Cup championship. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Barry Cantrell)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kevin Harvick soldiered through 29 consecutive winless NASCAR Cup Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway before scoring his first […]

Tue, 11/5/19 – 8:52 | Comments Off on TMS Winner Harvick Prepping For Miami
Penske Acquires Indianapolis Motor Speedway
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway will have a new owner. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Hulman & Company, owners of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series, announced on Monday that a deal has been reached in which their assets would be acquired by businessman and racing legend Roger Penske.

The announcement was […]

Mon, 11/4/19 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Penske Acquires Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Bell’s Home Victory Makes Him One of 4
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Christopher Bell is headed to Homestead. (RacinToday/HHP photo)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Christopher Bell stopped counting NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff points Saturday night, the by-product of his evolving patience and victory in the 15th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300.

Bell won Stages 1 and 2 and led a race-high 101 of 200 […]

Sun, 11/3/19 – 14:51 | Comments Off on Bell’s Home Victory Makes Him One of 4
Hamlin/Logano Spat Bleeds Over Into Texas
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Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin got into a brawl after Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville last week. Cooler heads are not prevailing. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – The simmering NASCAR feud between Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano has resumed at Texas Motor Speedway, complete with references […]

Sat, 11/2/19 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Hamlin/Logano Spat Bleeds Over Into Texas
Schmidt Peterson Dumps Hinchcliffe For ‘Youth’
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James Hinchcliffe is out at Schmidt Peterson.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Arrow McLaren SP is taking the “youth route” for its fulltime return to INDYCAR, selecting Patricio O’Ward and Oliver Askew as its drivers beginning with the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season.

The last two respective Indy Lights champions, O’Ward and Askew will compete in […]

Thu, 10/31/19 – 20:24 | Comments Off on Schmidt Peterson Dumps Hinchcliffe For ‘Youth’
Byron, 21, Looked Like 24 In Martinsville Race
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William Byron showed major maturity during Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martin Truex Jr. seemed untouchable in Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway until the race’s latter stages when young William Byron drove into the picture. 

Truex held on for the narrow […]

Tue, 10/29/19 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Byron, 21, Looked Like 24 In Martinsville Race
Hamlin Vs. Logano: Round 4 At Martinsville
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Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin got into a brawl after Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Altercations at Martinsville Speedway are nothing new, almost expected, but the one Sunday night after the First Data 500 wasn’t the first between Joey Logano and former Joe […]

Mon, 10/28/19 – 14:58 | Comments Off on Hamlin Vs. Logano: Round 4 At Martinsville
Martinsville Short Track Long On Playoff Implications
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Kyle Busch at Martinsville Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Talladega and Charlotte Motor Speedway’s The ROVAL are often touted as the NASCAR Cup playoffs’ wildcard races, but there are those who believe Martinsville Speedway is lurking in the shadows as one, too. 

Kyle Busch, this year’s regular season […]

Mon, 10/28/19 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Martinsville Short Track Long On Playoff Implications
Martinsville Brings Out The Best In Truex
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Martin Truex Jr. claimed a spot in the Cup Series’ final four by winning at Martinsville on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martin Truex Jr. produced a textbook performance on how to conquer Martinsville Speedway in Sunday’s First Data 500, leading 464 of the 500 laps to […]

Mon, 10/28/19 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Martinsville Brings Out The Best In Truex
Gilliland Gets Elusive Trucks Victory: Bashes Busch Bigly
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Todd Gilliland celebrates his victory in Saturday’s Truck Series race at Martinsville. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – For Todd Gilliland, his last 1 ½ years at Kyle Busch Motorsports has been excruciating as time-after-time victory has slipped through his fingers.

On Saturday at Martinsville Speedway in the NASCAR Hall of […]

Sat, 10/26/19 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Gilliland Gets Elusive Trucks Victory: Bashes Busch Bigly