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Bob Tasca III celebrates after winning the Funny Car portion of the NHRA show at Norwalk, Ohio recently. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Bob Tasca III’s fierce brand loyalty has returned Ford Motor Company to relevance in the NHRA’s nitro Funny Car ranks and rekindled memories of “Ford Total Performance.”

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Bowyer Leads All-Stewart-Haas Podium In Rainy Michigan
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Clint Bowyer collected his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season on Sunday when he won under red-flag conditions at rain-plagued Michigan International Speedway.
To get the victory, Bowyer had to stay ahead of Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick on a late restart – a restart that preceded a race-ended rain storm which hit the […]

Sun, 06/10/18 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Bowyer Leads All-Stewart-Haas Podium In Rainy Michigan
‘The Sarge’ Is P1 In Virginia
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Tony Schumacher parlayed his strong Friday qualifying pass to secure the Top Fuel pole Saturday at the inaugural Virginia NHRA Nationals in front of a sellout crowd at Virginia Motorsports Park.
Courtney Force (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories […]

Sun, 06/10/18 – 7:16 | Comments Off on ‘The Sarge’ Is P1 In Virginia
‘Dixie’ Adds To Texas Resume With Third Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Another Saturday, another victory for Scott Dixon.
One week after winning Race 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix last weekend, Dixon rolled to his third career Verizon IndyCar Series victory on Texas Motor Speedway’s high-banked/1.5-mile oval in the DXC Technology 600.
Dixon, of Chip Ganassi Racing, led […]

Sun, 06/10/18 – 7:09 | Comments Off on ‘Dixie’ Adds To Texas Resume With Third Win
Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon served notice that his Chip Ganassi Racing Honda will be up for the challenge laid down by Team Penske’s three Chevrolets Friday evening when he emerged atop the speed chart at Texas Motor Speedway during final practice for the DXC Technology 600.
Dixon toured TMS’ […]

Sat, 06/9/18 – 19:09 | Comments Off on Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth
Courtney Force On Top In Virginia
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Courtney Force’s big season rolled on Friday as she captured the provisional Funny Car pole at the Inaugural Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park.

Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also preliminary No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the 10th of 24 events […]

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Sauter, Shear Notch Emotional Victory In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Johnny Sauter continued his uncanny mastery of Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, and who’s to argue that his latest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory here was a case of divine intervention.
Certainly not crew chief Joe Shear Jr. after Sauter sputtered through Turn 3 of TMS’ […]

Sat, 06/9/18 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Sauter, Shear Notch Emotional Victory In Texas
Newgarden Leads Team Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Josef Newgarden led a 1-2-3 sweep for Team Penske during pole qualifications Friday afternoon for the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
And that apparently will be the easy part of his job on a hot, hot weekend in North Texas.
“Now that we have good speed, we have to figure out […]

Fri, 06/8/18 – 17:45 | Comments Off on Newgarden Leads Team Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas
Newgarden Leads Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas
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Defending IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden won the pole for Saturday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday and in doing so, led Team Penske to a sweep of the first three positions on the starting grid.
Newgarden drove the No. 1 Team Penske Chevrolet to a two-lap average speed of 220.613 mph on the […]

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Kurt Busch Leads The Pack In Michigan Qualifying
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Kurt Busch of Stewart-Haas Racing claimed the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday.
Busch posted a fast lap of 203.361 mph in the final round of qualifying on the 2-mile track.
Busch’s pole was his second of the season, his third at Michigan and the 24th of his […]

Fri, 06/8/18 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Leads The Pack In Michigan Qualifying
Rahal To Keep Driving For Rahal
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Graham Rahal has found a home in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and he’s not about to change zip codes.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced a five-year contract extension with Rahal during a news conference Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, site of Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600.
“Hell, I didn’t even read the […]

Fri, 06/8/18 – 15:18 | Comments Off on Rahal To Keep Driving For Rahal