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Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday that former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will return to the team and drive No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season.
“It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,” said Kenseth. “There aren’t many people who have […]

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DeJoria Back In Gear; Wins In Brainerd
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A resilient Alexis DeJoria launched a late-season rush toward the NHRA’s Funny Car playoffs Sunday with a victory in the 36th annual  Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
DeJoria recorded her first win of the season, fifth of her career and the 250th women’s victory in NHRA history when she defeated Tommy Johnson Jr. […]

Tue, 08/22/17 – 7:11 | Comments Off on DeJoria Back In Gear; Wins In Brainerd
Power Battles Back To Win At Pocono
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Will Power battled back from being a lap down, put some major defensive moves on Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden on the final laps and when on to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway for the second straight year.
Power beat Newgarden to the finish line by 0.5268 of a second to pick up […]

Sun, 08/20/17 – 18:24 | Comments Off on Power Battles Back To Win At Pocono
Pritchett Leads Field Into Brainerd Eliminations
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Leah Pritchett’s quickest run in NHRA history withstood two rounds of qualifying Saturday and secured pole position in Top Fuel during the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
Record-smashing Robert Hight (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earned No. 1 positions in their respective […]

Sun, 08/20/17 – 8:36 | Comments Off on Pritchett Leads Field Into Brainerd Eliminations
Sato Overcomes Nerves To Earn IndyCar Pole At Pocono
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Last in the qualifying order, first on the speed chart.
Takuma Sato put the blinders on and his foot to the floor following a grinding crash by Andretti Autosport teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay to qualify on-pole for Sunday’s ABC Supply Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Long-regarded for a fearless demeanor on the racetrack, Sato put together […]

Sun, 08/20/17 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Sato Overcomes Nerves To Earn IndyCar Pole At Pocono
Using The Bristles At Bristol: Busch Sweeps Up
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – There’s only one word to describe Kyle Busch this month at Bristol Motor Speedway – unstoppable.
In a four-day period at the tough, half-mile track, Busch won in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series. It was the second time he’s accomplished the […]

Sun, 08/20/17 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Using The Bristles At Bristol: Busch Sweeps Up
Crew Chief Kerr Talks Of Being Crushed Under Car
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – TriStar Motorsports crew chief Frank Kerr sat in the cool lounge of his team’s hauler Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway, his right arm in a sling, and calmly discussed an accident less than 24 hours earlier that left a 3,400-pound stock car sitting on top of him.
His […]

Sat, 08/19/17 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Crew Chief Kerr Talks Of Being Crushed Under Car
Busch On Trail Of Triple
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Kyle Busch set himself up for a three-series sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway when he won Friday night’s Xfinity Series event at the high-banked, half-mile oval.
The win comes on the heels of Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck race and a night before he can complete the triple in Saturday’s Cup Series event.
In the Truck Series […]

Sat, 08/19/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Busch On Trail Of Triple
Leader Newgarden Triangulates In On Another Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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After closing-out July with back-to-back victories, Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden is enjoying his status as the first American driver to lead the Verizon IndyCar Series point standings since Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport in 2014.
While that’s a point of pride for the 26-year-old native of Hendersonville, Tenn., waving the flag […]

Sat, 08/19/17 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Leader Newgarden Triangulates In On Another Win
ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd
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Leah Pritchett and Robert Hight posted national elapsed-time record runs in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, during Friday’s opening qualifying sessions for the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. 
Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were provisional qualifying leaders at the Minnesota facility during the […]

Sat, 08/19/17 – 7:45 | Comments Off on ET Marks Take Beating In Brainerd
Buescher OK To Be Headed To JTG
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher was once viewed as an integral part of Roush Fenway Racing’s future, but that’s no longer the case now that he has signed a multi-year contract with JTG Daugherty Racing, it was announced Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tad Geschickter, JTG’s co-owner, also said crew chief Trent Owens would remain paired […]

Fri, 08/18/17 – 20:10 | Comments Off on Buescher OK To Be Headed To JTG