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If it is true that people only watch automobile races to see the crashes, then the recently concluded Speedweeks was a smashing success. If, on the other hand, people think that driving talent, skill, strategy and applied technology make for compelling racing, last weekend was a crashing bore.
Let’s start with the 500, the marquee event […]

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Courtney Force P1 In Englishtown
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Courtney Force powered to her fifth Funny Car pole of the season Saturday as time trials concluded for the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at […]

Sun, 06/11/17 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Courtney Force P1 In Englishtown
Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Pack racing returned to the Verizon IndyCar Series Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, where Will Power survived a massive battle of attrition to win the 21st annual Rainguard Water Sealers 600.
Power, of Team Penske, won under caution following the night’s ninth yellow flag on Lap 244 of […]

Sun, 06/11/17 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ James Hinchcliffe’s ever-expanding Verizon IndyCar Series fan base easily can be measured by a variety of social media metrics.
As self-proclaimed mayor of the fictional internet city of “Hinchtown,” James is well-versed in the power-and-profile of twitter, Facebook and instagram. But the 30-year-old native of Toronto, Canada, […]

Sat, 06/10/17 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Keselowski Posts Late Xfin Win
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Brad Keselowski used a las-lap of Kyle Larson to win Saturday’s Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway.
Keselowski swept the stages in the 100-lap event but couldn’t get past Larson until he reached the Long Pond straightaway on the final circuit. Keselowski powered off the first turn, down-shifted and blew past Larson before the cars reached the […]

Sat, 06/10/17 – 16:50 | Comments Off on Keselowski Posts Late Xfin Win
Brown On Provisional Pole In Englishtown
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Antron Brown was fastest in Day One of  Top Fuel qualifying Friday evening at the 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.

Courtney Force (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also provisional qualifying leaders at the 10th of 24 events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Sat, 06/10/17 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Brown On Provisional Pole In Englishtown
Dirt Kid Bell Wins Texas Truck Race
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Christopher Bell, a self-described “dirt track kid” from Oklahoma, joined the list of first-time NASCAR pavement winners Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Bell edged Chase Briscoe after a side-by-side, closing-laps battle to win the 21st annual winstaronlinegaming.com 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. Bell, who started 21st in the 28-truck […]

Sat, 06/10/17 – 7:23 | Comments Off on Dirt Kid Bell Wins Texas Truck Race
Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Charlie Kimball checked another box off his Verizon IndyCar Series to-do list Friday afternoon when he qualified on-pole for the race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kimball secured his first series pole by touring TMS’ repaved and re-profiled 1.5-mile oval with a record two-lap average of 222.556 mph, knocking Chip […]

Fri, 06/9/17 – 19:54 | Comments Off on Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
Kyle Busch On Pole For Cup Race In Pocono
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Kyle Busch drove to the pole Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Pocono Raceway.
Busch laid down a fast lap of 179.151 mph in the final round of qualifying. The pole position was his second of the season, his third at the 2.5-mile track and the 21st of his Monster Energy Cup […]

Fri, 06/9/17 – 17:29 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On Pole For Cup Race In Pocono
Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Former Formula One regular Esteban Gutierrez’s lack of oval-track experience _ he has none _ has paved the way for Tristan Vautier to compete in Saturday night’s Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Gutierrez was black-flagged, in a good way, by INDYCAR officials who cited […]

Thu, 06/8/17 – 21:35 | Comments Off on Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Teenager John Hunter Nemechek has the perfect attitude to deal with a promising NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season that has morphed into a slump.
“I still have fun, no matter if it’s a bad day or a good day,” said Nemechek, who will look to snap […]

Thu, 06/8/17 – 20:38 | Comments Off on Slumping Nemechek Sets Sights On Fun At TMS