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NASCAR driver Christopher Bell made history at the Chili Bowl on Saturday night. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

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Christopher Bell added his name to an exclusive event victory list _ and the not-so-elite flip car count _ when the Oklahoma native claimed his third consecutive Golden Driller trophy Saturday night capping the 33rd annual […]

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Sauter Win Is ‘Biggest’ Of Career
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Capping a stirring drive from pole position, Johnny Sauter collected the sweetest win of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career Friday night in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Sauter led 71 of 134 laps en route to his first career win on the 1.5-mile superspeedway in Concord, N.C. The 2016 […]

Sun, 05/20/18 – 12:35 | Comments Off on Sauter Win Is ‘Biggest’ Of Career
Hinchcliffe Takes His Lumps After Indianapolis Qualifying Failure
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The racing fates of James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann became intertwined as the minutes counted down during Saturday’s first day of qualifying for the 102nd Indianapolis 500, when a former pole-winner and Indy-only specialist failed to crack the traditional 33-car field.
“Nobody failed us, the system didn’t fail us. We failed us,” said Hinchcliffe, who […]

Sun, 05/20/18 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Takes His Lumps After Indianapolis Qualifying Failure
Millican Climbs To Top In Topeka
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Clay Millican rallied from the bottom of Friday’s provisional ladder to claim the Top Fuel pole as qualifying concluded for the 30th annual NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, Kan.
Courtney Force (Funny Car) and Deric Kramer (Pro Stock) also emerged as No. 1 qualifiers Saturday in their respective categories at the eighth […]

Sun, 05/20/18 – 10:22 | Comments Off on Millican Climbs To Top In Topeka
Harvick Adds All-Star Win To 2018 Spoils
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Kevin Harvick’s season of success rolled on Saturday night as he won the  Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Harvick, who has won five times in Cup points races in 2018, won Saturday’s exhibition even by taking control at the end of the 20-lap third stage. He won by beating Daniel Suarez to the checkered […]

Sun, 05/20/18 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Harvick Adds All-Star Win To 2018 Spoils
Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole
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Two of the big stories at the 2018 Indianapolis 500 got a bit bigger on Saturday as  Helio Castroneves and Danica Patrick both drove into Sunday’s Fast Nine second day of qualifying and, hence, will have a shot at winning the pole for next Sunday’s race.
Team Penske’s Castroneves posted the top number during Sunday’s Bump […]

Sat, 05/19/18 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole
Turbo Boost Sends Cars To ‘Warp Speed’ At Indy
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Additional turbocharger boost sent practice speeds at Indianapolis Motor Speedway over the 230 mph barrier _ aka warp speed _ during Fast Friday, the eve of two days of qualifications for the 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500.
Third-generation driver Marco Andretti topped the chart for the second time this week with a lap of 00:38.8262-seconds/231.802 […]

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Young Torrence Tops Pop At Heartland Park
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Top Fuel point-leader Steve Torrence is determined to maintain an impressive every-other-race victory cycle this weekend during the 30th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park. And that’s bad news for Billy Torrence.
Steve out-qualified his father as the Torrences torched the provisional field Friday after the opening two rounds of time trials in […]

Sat, 05/19/18 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Young Torrence Tops Pop At Heartland Park
Like Old Times: Roush Cars On Front Row At CMS
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CONCORD, N.C. – Roush Fenway Racing has struggled for most of the season, but less than a month after announcing Matt Kenseth’s return, the organization swept the front row in qualifying Friday for this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kenseth earned the pole in the […]

Sat, 05/19/18 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Like Old Times: Roush Cars On Front Row At CMS
Big Bill Would Not Like SCOTUS Decision
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. vehemently fought against legalized gambling in stock car racing, but a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this week could allow it and Kyle Busch believes it would be good for the sport.
“I think it’ll put more eyeballs on the sport,” Busch said […]

Fri, 05/18/18 – 18:10 | 2 Comments
Rahal Takes His Turn At Topping Indy Charts
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Another name synonymous with Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway set the pace during Day 3 of practice for the 102nd Indianapolis 500.
Graham Rahal, son of 1986 Indy 500 champion and team-owner Bobby Rahal, was fastest of 35 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers on track Thursday with an early lap of 226.047 mph that held throughout […]

Fri, 05/18/18 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Rahal Takes His Turn At Topping Indy Charts