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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar
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Luis Felipe “Pipo” Derani made a good first impression on the final day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
Derani drove the No. 2 Tequila Patron ESM Ligier to a lap of 1:39.249 (129.130 mph) in the Roar, which is an open test held before the 24, the opening […]

Sun, 01/10/16 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Patron Ligier Moves To Top On The Final Roar
Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
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Michael Shank Racing’s Oliver Pla led the scoring charts for the second day in a row Saturday during the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s infield road course.
Pla, driving the No. 60 Honda Ligier JS P2 prototype, set the pace Saturday night with a lap of 1:39.687 (128.562 mph).
He also posted the […]

Sun, 01/10/16 – 9:14 | Comments Off on Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
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The new year has started off rather well for Michael Shank Racing.
On Friday, the team posted the fastest times during Friday’s opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Also on Friday, the
team announced it has accepted an invitation to compete in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans event.
The […]

Sat, 01/9/16 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
Review: Panning For Rust In American Barns
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If you’ve grown weary of Wayne Carini and Richard Rawlings and assorted reality TV car guys hitching a trailer to the ride of your dreams, it’s time to channel your inner Tom Cotter.
“Old cars are everywhere!” Cotter declares in the closing pages of Barn Find Road Trip, the chronicle of his latest trek into the […]

Sat, 12/26/15 – 10:07 | Comments Off on Review: Panning For Rust In American Barns
NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
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Four months after missing the initial cut, Heartland Park Topeka has been added to the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA officials have reached an agreement with Heartland Park Topeka’s new ownership group, Heartland Park Topeka, LLC, led by Chris Payne and Todd Crossley. The 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals will be contested […]

Sun, 12/20/15 – 13:31 | Comments Off on NHRA Adds Topeka To ’16 Schedule
New TV Deal To Make For Lively NHRA Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Saturation television coverage of the NHRA’s 2016 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, featuring 17 live Sunday finals shows and four on the FOX network, highlight the sanctioning body’s new broadcast partnership with FOX Sports.
The package also includes eight primetime Friday night qualifying shows, beginning with the first two rounds […]

Wed, 12/16/15 – 9:02 | Comments Off on New TV Deal To Make For Lively NHRA Season
Scott Says New Team Capable Of Chasing Chase
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Richard Petty Motorsports on Friday introduced Brian Scott as the replacement for  Sam Hornish Jr. as driver of its No. 9 Sprint Cup next season.
Scott, who has been racing full time for Richard Childress and Joe Gibbs Racing in the XFINITY Series since 2010, said the deal with RPM came […]

Fri, 12/11/15 – 14:19 | Comments Off on Scott Says New Team Capable Of Chasing Chase
Enders, Coughlin To Campaign Darts In ’16
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Erica Enders and Jeg Coughlin Jr., who have combined for seven NHRA Pro Stock world championships, will campaign a pair of Dodge Darts for Elite Motorsports during the 2016 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
The two-time/reigning Pro Stock champ, Enders’ switch to Dodge from Chevrolet Camaro was wrapped in a […]

Wed, 12/9/15 – 9:29 | Comments Off on Enders, Coughlin To Campaign Darts In ’16
Chase Elliott Wins The Snowball
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Chase Elliott, son of former Sprint Cup champion Bill Elliott and a current NASCAR driver himself, won Sunday’s 48th annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.
Elliott, who will take over the driver’s seat at Hendrick Motorsports that is being vacated by four-time Cup champion Jeff Gordon, won the Snowball for the second […]

Sun, 12/6/15 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Chase Elliott Wins The Snowball
Busch, Gordon, Cruise Star In Major Vegas Show
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As he stood at the Sprint Cup awards banquet podium in Las Vegas to accept due accolades and honors on Friday night, the 2015 champion also found time to put a plug in for his surgeons.
“Anyone looking to have leg or foot surgery, just ask for the Kyle Busch special,” […]

Sat, 12/5/15 – 9:55 | Comments Off on Busch, Gordon, Cruise Star In Major Vegas Show