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Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit in Northern California on Saturday.
Larson laid down the fast qualifying lap at the 1.99-mile road course in 75.732 seconds (94.597 mph).
The pole was the California native’s second of the season, his second at Sonoma […]

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Byron Lords Over Xfinity Series
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William Byron won the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship and also became the 2017 Rookie of the Year on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway where he finished two places behind race-winner Cole Custer.
Byron is only the second driver to win the Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott being the other in 2014).
Byron outlasted Championship […]

Sun, 11/19/17 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Byron Lords Over Xfinity Series
2018: It’s The ‘Danica Double’ And Done
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Get ready for two more doses of “Danicamania.”
NASCAR free-agent Danica Patrick plans to end her star-crossed racing career in May 2018 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, site of her historic fourth-place start/finish in the 2005 Indianapolis 500. Patrick eventually rode that wave of gender-breaking popularity _ dubbed “Danicamania” _ into a […]

Sat, 11/18/17 – 9:47 | Comments Off on 2018: It’s The ‘Danica Double’ And Done
Bell Trucks To 2017 Championship
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Chase Briscoe won Friday night’s season-ending Camping World Truck Series race but Christopher Bell won the big prize as he collected the 2017 NASCAR championship by finishing second at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Briscoe passed Ben Rhodes for the lead on Lap 96 of 134 on Friday night and pulled away to beat Bell to the finish line by 2.887 […]

Sat, 11/18/17 – 8:57 | Comments Off on Bell Trucks To 2017 Championship
Hamlin On Pole For Title-Clinching Cup Race
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Denny Hamlin, no longer eligible to win this year’s NASCAR Cup championship, won the pole for Sunday’s season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver had a fast lap of 31.038 seconds at the 1.5-mile track oval.
That bumped Martin Truex Jr., very much still eligible for the championship, from the pole. Truex, driving […]

Fri, 11/17/17 – 19:27 | Comments Off on Hamlin On Pole For Title-Clinching Cup Race
It’s Ford Vs. Toyota In Championship 4 On Sunday
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Ford team-owner representatives Tony Stewart (Stewart-Haas Racing) and Walt Czarnecki (Team Penske) participated in press conference Friday morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway to discuss the possibility of a Blue Oval driver winning the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship on Sunday.
Kevin Harvick, the 2014 Cup champ, will represent SHR in his No. 4 Ford Fusion in […]

Fri, 11/17/17 – 16:36 | Comments Off on It’s Ford Vs. Toyota In Championship 4 On Sunday
It’s Back To Work For IndyCar Champ Newgarden
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Josef Newgarden reached the expiration date on his offseason earlier this week at Texas Motor Speedway, where the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion hot-lapped during a Chevrolet test session of the new-for-2018 universal aero kit.
Newgarden, of Team Penske, was joined by his previous car-owner/teammate Ed Carpenter and the latter’s latest protégé, […]

Fri, 11/17/17 – 16:30 | Comments Off on It’s Back To Work For IndyCar Champ Newgarden
Gray Joins 2017 Champs As Toast Of The NHRA
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Teen-ager Tanner Gray has completed the first step in extending his family’s drag racing legacy.
A third-generation racer, Gray capped his first full season of Pro Stock competition Monday when he was named Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award winner as NHRA’s top rookie performer of 2017.
Gray joined newly-crowned professional champions Brittany […]

Tue, 11/14/17 – 16:31 | Comments Off on Gray Joins 2017 Champs As Toast Of The NHRA
NHRA Season Ends With JFR In Total Control
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tears of joy flowed freely among drag racing’s first family Sunday at Pomona Raceway, where Brittany Force and Robert Hight added to the burgeoning championship legacy of John Force Racing.
Brittany Force overhauled Steve Torrence to claim her first Top Fuel world championship while also claiming victory in the 53rd annual […]

Mon, 11/13/17 – 12:31 | Comments Off on NHRA Season Ends With JFR In Total Control
Kenseth Wins PIR; Final Four Field Is Set
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Matt Kenseth, a former champion who has no ride for the 2018 season, held off Chase Elliott to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kenseth, who is not eligible to move to the final four in the Cup Playoffs and who will be dropped by Joe Gibbs Racing in favor of unproven […]

Sun, 11/12/17 – 19:34 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins PIR; Final Four Field Is Set
Krawiec Nails Down 2017 Bikes Championship
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Eddie Krawiec did some impromptu heavy-lifting Saturday afternoon at Pomona Raceway, hoisting the 2017 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle trophy overhead after clinching his fourth world championship.
The New Jersey native secured his latest NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series title in style by qualifying on-pole for the season-ending 53rd annual Auto […]

Sun, 11/12/17 – 10:04 | Comments Off on Krawiec Nails Down 2017 Bikes Championship