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Ron Capps is pursuing his first NHRA Funny Car world championship with a point-padding plan that is as basic as one…two…seven.
Capps earned seven of a possible 12 bonus points when he was second-quickest twice, and fastest once, during four sessions of qualifying for last weekend’s ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, […]

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Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race, Sweeps Martinsville
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Kyle Busch arrived at Martinsville Speedway this weekend without ever having won a NASCAR race at the series’ smallest and oldest track. He left the Martinsville half-mile on Sunday having won twice.
Busch followed up his Camping World Truck Series victory from Saturday with a dominating Sprint Cup Series win on Sunday.
“To win here in Martinsville […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 15:50 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race, Sweeps Martinsville
Rosberg Wins Bahrain But Haas Driver Grosjean Logs Another Stunning Finish
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Surrounded by voice recorders and note pads in the moments following Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean had to slap himself in the face. The purpose was to make sure he was not dreaming because for the second time in the two-race-old 2016 Formula One season, he and his Haas F1 Team had notched a […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 12:26 | Comments Off on Rosberg Wins Bahrain But Haas Driver Grosjean Logs Another Stunning Finish
Dixon Red Hot In The Desert
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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon won the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix in the series’ return to Phoenix International Raceway.
The race at the PIR mile was the first in 11 years and the victory was the the 39th of Dixon’s career, tying him with four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser for […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Dixon Red Hot In The Desert
Anderson Meets The Horsepower Challenge
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Greg Anderson raced to victory in the K&N Horsepower Challenge in an uncontested final round when teammate Jason Line’s car broke on the starting line Saturday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Anderson’s Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro lost traction at the start, but he was able to cruise down the track to claim […]

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Trucker Kyle Busch Is On The Board In Martinsville
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Kyle Busch snapped a 0-30 winless streak at Martinsville Speedway Saturday, holding off John Hunter Nemechek through three restarts in the final 21 laps of the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race to claim his first victory at the historical short track.
It was […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 19:05 | Comments Off on Trucker Kyle Busch Is On The Board In Martinsville
Mercedes Sweeps Front Row In Bahrain; Haas Again Shows Speed
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Mercedes AMG teammates had the two fastest cars in Saturday’s qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. No surprise there. But the American Haas F1 Team again showed spunk as its two drivers both placed in the top 13 during the session at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Lewis Hamilton won the pole with a lap at […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 17:22 | Comments Off on Mercedes Sweeps Front Row In Bahrain; Haas Again Shows Speed
Hamlin Knows He Needs To Be Good Boy At Mville
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – With Jeff Gordon’s retirement, Martinsville Speedway’s top three race winners no longer compete, leaving Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin as the only active drivers in the top 10 of this statistic.
In a category NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads with 15 victories, Johnson ranks fourth […]

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Beckman’s Qualifying Rampage Rolls On
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Jack Beckman and crew chief Jimmy Prock are on the cusp of earning their third pole position in four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing events after Friday’s opening two rounds of time trials for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
“Fast Jack” and his Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T set a record elapsed time of 3.916-seconds […]

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Earnhardt Jr. Pledges Brain To Scientific Research
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Information Dale Earnhardt Jr. received four years ago when he suffered two concussions in a six-week period as well as inspiration garnered from other athletes convinced the third-generation driver to pledge his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death, the NASCAR driver said Friday.
“I […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Pledges Brain To Scientific Research
Castroneves On Pole As IndyCar Returns To Phoenix
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Helio Castroneves set a track lap record on his way to winning the pole position for the Phoenix Grand Prix in the IndyCar Series’ return to historic Phoenix International Raceway on Friday.
The Team Penske driver won the pole with a two-lap speed average of 192.324 mph in the No. 3 Chevrolet. His first lap of […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Castroneves On Pole As IndyCar Returns To Phoenix