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Martin Truex Jr. turned in another dominating performance in winning at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. This time his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory there came without late-race drama of last year’s.
Truex, who led 175 of 267 laps in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota on Saturday, passed Kurt Busch for the lead with 44 laps […]

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500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’
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Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato has taken possession of a career-defining piece of Verizon IndyCar Series hardware.
Sato and team-owner Michael Andretti each received BorgWarner Championship trophies, also known as the “Baby Borg,” to commemorate their thrilling victory in the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil last May.
BorgWarner Inc. President/CEO […]

Sat, 01/20/18 – 18:15 | Comments Off on 500 Winners Collect ‘Baby Borgs’
NASCAR Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of ’18
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A class of five inductees, including dedicated engine-builder Robert Yates, was enshrined in the NASCAR Hall of Fame Friday night during ceremonies conducted in the Crown Ballroom of the Charlotte (N.C.) Convention Center.
Yates, Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr. and Ken Squier make up 2018’s ninth class of […]

Sat, 01/20/18 – 9:13 | Comments Off on NASCAR Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of ’18
Englishtown Strip Getting Out Of Drag Racing Business
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Hot fun in the summertime won’t sound or smell like old times in Englishtown, N.J., in 2018.
Family-owned Old Bridge Township Raceway Park has informed National Hot Rod Association officials the facility will not stage either quarter-mile or eighth-mile drag racing this season, immediately dropping the 49th annual NHRA Summernationals from the Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Thu, 01/18/18 – 8:43 | Comments Off on Englishtown Strip Getting Out Of Drag Racing Business
Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The news of Dan Gurney’s passing over the weekend re-fired a raging and often hostile debate between me, myself and I which seems to flare whenever something of major auto racing significance makes headlines.
It’s the debate about which four American drivers are most deserving of having their visages cut into […]

Wed, 01/17/18 – 10:32 | Comments Off on Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
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Dan Gurney, arguably the most versatile driver to buckle-up behind the steering wheel of a race car, has passed away.
Gurney _ who won races in NASCAR stock cars, Indy cars, Formula One cars and IMSA sports cars _ died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at age 86 in Newport Beach, Calif. Gurney was born on […]

Mon, 01/15/18 – 21:07 | Comments Off on ‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
Bell Strikes Again At Chili Bowl
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Oklahoma native Christopher Bell cashed in on the bad luck of Kyle Larson to win his second straight Chili Bowl Nationals Golden Driller Trophy on Saturday night in Tulsa, Okla.
The reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion was able to go back to back after a dominant Larson suffered an engine failure while leading lead […]

Sun, 01/14/18 – 9:35 | Comments Off on Bell Strikes Again At Chili Bowl
Grant Follows High Line To Victory
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J
ustin Grant found the cushion early and rode it to victory during Friday’s 25-lap Vacuworx Qualifying Night A-Feature at the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
Grant rolled past 2008 Chili Bowl champion/Golden Driller winner Damion Gardner on Lap 17 at River Spirit Expo Center to claim his second consecutive Friday victory for Clauson-Marshall Racing. […]

Sat, 01/13/18 – 9:22 | Comments Off on Grant Follows High Line To Victory
Bell Serves Notice At Chili Bowl
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Oklahoma favorite son Christopher Bell launched his title defense Thursday with a dominating performance during John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night, capping Day No. 3 of the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
A 23-year-old native of Norman, Okla., Bell treated car-owner Keith Kunz to his third preliminary trip to Victory Lane in […]

Fri, 01/12/18 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Bell Serves Notice At Chili Bowl
Abreu Wins Night Two At Chili Bowl
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Two-time event champion Rico Abreu withstood nearly 20 laps of slide-job racing from Oklahoma’s Tyler Thomas to win Wednesday’s 25-lap A-Feature, capping Day No. 2 of the 32nd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
Abreu scored the Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night victory at River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla., nearly […]

Thu, 01/11/18 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Abreu Wins Night Two At Chili Bowl
New Cup Camaro Has The Looks Of A Winner
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Chase Elliott drew the honor of turning the first hot laps in the NASCAR Cup Series version of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway, and declared the car definitely has passed the eye test.
But Elliott acknowledged that Chevy’s newest Cup entry remains a work in progress.
“The […]

Wed, 01/10/18 – 9:54 | 3 Comments