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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Open-wheel veterans Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia turned more than 100 laps each around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their respective 2018-spec Chevrolet- and Honda-powered Dallara IR-12s equipped with INDYCAR’s universal aerodynamic bodywork kit during the chassis’ pubic debut.
Afterward, approval of the new car’s “bolder, sleeker look” and performance in […]

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Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night
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California’s Travis Berryhill solidified his spot in Saturday’s championship feature event with a win in Wednesday night’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night at the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.
The 42nd different preliminary night winner in Chili Bowl history, Berryhill was chased to the line by fellow-Californians Jake Swanson and Colby Copeland. All three […]

Thu, 01/12/17 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night
INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
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INDYCAR is reaching back to its racing roots this week, sponsoring 10 drivers via a contingency award program during the 31st annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
Team INDYCAR’s 10 drivers will compete in the famed off-season event that attracts hundreds of racers ranging from weekly short-track regulars and legends to INDYCAR and NASCAR […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 18:04 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During a press conference conducted Wednesday morning in Charlotte, N.C., veteran NASCAR driver Carl Edwards confirmed his retirement as a full-time competitor.
“People who know me, know I follow my gut. Sometimes, I just gather everything around me and say, ‘If all signs point to this, this is what I should […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
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In an unprecedented marketing move, Toyota has unveiled its 2018 NASCAR Camry race car in conjunction with the debut of the 2018 production Camry during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Following a dramatic redesign to its showroom counterpart, the Camry race car will compete on the racetrack in 2017 as Toyota defends its […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
Courtney Opens Chili Bowl With Win
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Indiana’s Tyler Courtney spent Tuesday morning unveiling the Driven2SaveLives program in honor of the late Bryan Clauson. Courtney then spent the evening driving like his friend, guiding the Clauson-Marshall Racing No. 7BC to his first preliminary A-Feature win during opening night of the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
“Two words. Parked […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 8:12 | One Comment
Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
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Numerous media outlets are reporting Tuesday morning that Carl Edwards will not drive in NASCAR series in the upcoming season. He will reportedly be replaced at Joe Gibbs Racing by Daniel Suarez.
No reasons for the sudden and unexpected move have been reported.
JGR has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday.
Edwards, 37, spent 13 years in the […]

Tue, 01/10/17 – 12:40 | Comments Off on Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indiana Donor Network is teaming up with Clauson-Marshall Racing to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation through Driven2SaveLives®. The campaign, which launched in 2016 around the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, now is expanding into dirt track racing with the hope of registering fans to become donors […]

Tue, 01/10/17 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
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By Len Hayward  | Correspondent
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The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals will take the green flag on Tuesday for its annual five-day extravaganza in Tulsa, Okla. that will feature the best midget racing of the season, but also with honors and tributes to two of its favorite sons.
This year’s event, the 31st, will be the […]

Mon, 01/9/17 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway has absorbed enough of the wet stuff from Mother Nature. And get ready for a triumphant return of the Texas Tire Monster to “The Great American Speedway” in 2017.
Following a 2016 season during which rain and subsequent track-drying efforts tested the patience of […]

Fri, 01/6/17 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift
Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl
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A record 358 entries have been filed for the 31st edition of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, the annual “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa, Okla.
That number could grow, as entries for the Jan. 10-14 event inside the River Spirit Expo Center will be accepted until the final preliminary night on […]

Tue, 01/3/17 – 20:50 | Comments Off on Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl