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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Saturday did not start well for Kyle Busch but it sure ended well.
Busch, who was forced to start 39th in the 40-car field after being penalized for unapproved alterations to his car prior to the race, came all the way back to win the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond […]

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Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The majority of NASCAR drivers likely spent their Easter holiday off-weekend coloring eggs with the kids, watching the remainder of their NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket implode or knocking items off their honey-do lists.
Native Texan Chris Buescher added a partner for life.
“We went and got married over Easter weekend, so that […]

Fri, 04/6/18 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend
Four-Wide Spreads To Vegas; Hope It’s Not Catching
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The first time that four nitro dragsters simultaneously dumped their clutches and set free 10,000 horses each as they left the line in North Carolina eight seasons ago, it was, literally, breathtaking: It squeezed the wind out of human lungs.
The ears, eyes and adrenal glands also took a beating. The site, sound, speed and historical […]

Fri, 04/6/18 – 8:12 | One Comment
Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ISM Raceway, most recently known as Phoenix Raceway, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s final Indy car victory in conjunction with this weekend’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix.
The 250-lap/255.5-mile event Saturday night (NBC Sports Network, 9 p.m., EDT) is Round 2 of the 2018 Verizon […]

Fri, 04/6/18 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back
Burkart Back; Looking To Shake Things Up In Vegas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Veteran Funny Car driver Phil Burkart Jr. will reunite with team-owner Robert Schwab during this weekend’s inaugural version of the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas.
A second-generation drag racer from Yorkville, N.Y., Burkart qualified for three national events in 2017 _ Pomona 1, Phoenix and Las Vegas […]

Thu, 04/5/18 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Burkart Back; Looking To Shake Things Up In Vegas
Suarez Wearing, Using His Heritage Proudly
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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DALLAS – NASCAR driver Daniel Suarez walked into the bustling Consulate de Mexico here recently as a humble national hero, carrying a message he hopes will resonate throughout Latin America.
“It means a lot to me to be the first Mexican-born driver (in the NASCAR Cup Series),” Suarez said during his […]

Tue, 04/3/18 – 17:33 | Comments Off on Suarez Wearing, Using His Heritage Proudly
Haas F1 Team Has Rebounding On Its Mind
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Basketball is not the only sport in which rebounding is important. It can be in auto racing as well and it will be for the Haas F1 Team this weekend in Bahrain.
Last weekend in Australia, the America-based team was enjoying the most heady couple of days in the team’s 42-race […]

Fri, 03/30/18 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Team Has Rebounding On Its Mind
Maini To Stay With Haas F1
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India’s Arjun Maini will continue as a Haas F1 Team development driver in 2018 while simultaneously competing in his first full season in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Team Trident.
A 20-year-old from Bengaluru, India, Maini will be paired with 19-year-old American Santino Ferrucci as both Haas F1 development drivers compete for Team Trident. Both […]

Thu, 03/29/18 – 17:16 | Comments Off on Maini To Stay With Haas F1
Montoya To Make His Le Mans Debut In ’18
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Juan Pablo Montoya will add another line to his world-class racing resume while pursuing the Triple Crown of Motorsport this summer when he makes his competitive debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
United Autosports confirmed Tuesday that Montoya will join the team for the twice-around-the-clock classic in France. The […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Montoya To Make His Le Mans Debut In ’18
Haas To Keep Developing Ferrucci
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American teen-ager Santino Ferrucci will continue as a Haas F1 Team development driver in 2018 while simultaneously competing in his first full season of the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Team Trident.
A 19-year-old from Woodbury, Conn., Ferrucci will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity on the 21-race schedule, attending races and […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 16:42 | Comments Off on Haas To Keep Developing Ferrucci
And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
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It was about 15 years ago and Clint Bowyer was sitting at a table in one of Kansas City’s hippest restaurants located in one of the hippest sections of town. He was dressed exactly in keeping with what he was; the son of a tow track driver who himself had worked, until very recently, in […]

Wed, 03/28/18 – 7:02 | Comments Off on And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!