Fri, 28/08/15 – 18:53 | No Comment

Spencer Massey has been released from Don Schumacher Racing as driver of the Red Fuel Powered by Schumacher/Sandvik Coromant Top Fuel dragster in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, the team announced Friday evening.
“Spencer is no longer with DSR,” team owner Don Schumacher said.
“He violated a DSR policy and would not correct the violation. […]

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Regan Smith To Fill In For Suspended Kurt Busch
Stewart-Haas Racing named Regan Smith interim driver of its No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the 57th Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
Smith will fill in for Kurt Busch, who was suspended indefinitelyby NASCAR on Friday after it was ruled that Busch smashed his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll’s head against his motor home wall […]

Sat, 02/21/15 – 8:50 | One Comment
Reddick Wins Daytona Truck Race
Tyler Reddick took the first checkered flag of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Help from his Brad Keselowski Racing teammate, Austin Theriaul,t played a big role in Reddick’s win.
“I just had all the confidence in the world in our trucks going into the […]

Sat, 02/21/15 – 8:41 | Comments Off on Reddick Wins Daytona Truck Race
Schumacher Roars To Provisional Pole In Arizona
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Ambushed by teammate Antron Brown during the NHRA season-opener two weeks ago, Tony Schumacher rallied with a career-best pass during Top Fuel qualifying Friday for the 31st annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
Schumacher recorded a 1,000-foot performance of 3.722-seconds at 325.61 mph during the final pairing of cars in the second session at Wild Horse […]

Sat, 02/21/15 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Schumacher Roars To Provisional Pole In Arizona
NASCAR Hall of Fame Includes Mark Martin, Evernham On List of 2016 Nominees
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The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced nominees for it Class of 2016 on Friday and it includes popular driver Mark Martin and 19 others.
Martin and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion crew chief Ray Evernham are new to the list of nominees.
Other first-time nominees announced Friday by NASCAR are legendary crew chief Harry Hyde, on […]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 19:25 | One Comment
NASCAR Suspends Kurt Busch
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NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch for actions detrimental to stock car racing, it was announced on Friday.
NASCAR took action following the release Friday of a supplemental disposition setting forth the findings and conclusions that formed the basis for the Family Court of the State of Delaware’s decision on Monday to issue an Order […]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 19:17 | Comments Off on NASCAR Suspends Kurt Busch
Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Danica Patrick was fighting – make that BLEEPING – mad with Denny Hamlin after racing her way into the 57th annual Daytona 500 Thursday night.
Patrick rallied for a 10th-place green/white/checkered flag finish during the second Budweiser Duel At Daytona after a spin she felt was intentionally triggered by Hamlin with […]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 10:58 | Comments Off on Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat
Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona
Hendrick Motorsports continues to motor right along in Speedweeks.
With Hendrick drivers Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson having already claimed the pole and outside-pole starting spots for Sunday’s Daytona 500, Johnson added a victory in one of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel qualifying races and teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. the other.
Earnhardt Jr. came from his last-place starting […]

Fri, 02/20/15 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona
Junior Thinks Good Thoughts Of Senior At Daytona
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Strong men still are moved to tears at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 18, the day in 2001 when we lost Dale Earnhardt.
Fourteen years after “Black Sunday,” Wednesday of Speedweeks 2015 was filled with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice laps, a press conference and all the things that are part-and-parcel […]

Thu, 02/19/15 – 9:37 | Comments Off on Junior Thinks Good Thoughts Of Senior At Daytona
IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target
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Introduction of aerodynamic bodywork kits from Chevrolet and Honda for the 2015 season will mark the start of a highly anticipated era of chassis competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Aerodynamic bodywork designed, manufactured and supplied by Chevrolet and Honda will begin with the revised season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29. […]

Wed, 02/18/15 – 8:54 | Comments Off on IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target
INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Plans for an expanded, 20-race Verizon IndyCar Series schedule covering seven months were laid out by Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, in a “State of the Sport” news conference during Media Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 2015 season got off to a thud in late January when the […]

Tue, 02/17/15 – 19:16 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements