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Robert Hight collected more hardware Monday in North Carolina. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Funny Car point leader Robert Hight and reigning Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence maneuvered through their elimination rounds Monday in the rain-delayed NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway to solidify their bids for […]

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Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
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Kyle Larson drove to overtime victory in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The win by Larson came by .005 seconds over Elliott Sadler, who finished second at Daytona for the third straight race.
The race’s finishing order was put in doubt, however. It was decided after NASCAR bumped […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Larson Inherits Daytona Xfinity Win
Hagan Provisional P1 In New Hampshire
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Defending event champion Matt Hagan added to his recent run of Funny Car success Friday, earning provisional pole during the opening day of time trials for the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also emerged as preliminary No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories […]

Sat, 07/7/18 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Hagan Provisional P1 In New Hampshire
Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
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Chase Elliott, hobbled by a sprained ankle that he sustain during “horse play” around his swimming pool on the Fourth of July, claimed the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during Friday’s qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway.
Elliott’s pole-winning lap came at 194.045 mph at the 2.5-mile Daytona oval.
“I didn’t know it […]

Fri, 07/6/18 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
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The Red Dragon prototype returned to Victory Lane on Sunday when Stephen Simpson in the No. 99 GAINSCO JDC-Miller Motorsports ORECA LMP2 car to the win in the IMSA WeatherTech Series’ Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

“I don’t really know what to say,” said Simpson, who put the GAINSCO colors back in victory lane for […]

Sun, 07/1/18 – 18:18 | Comments Off on The Red Dragon Is Flying Again
Kyle Busch Wrestles Away A Hot Victory In Joliet
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The final lap in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in Joliet was as hot as the triple-digit temperatures that had settled in over the northeastern Illinois countryside.
Kyle Busch issued a payback bump to the rear of Kyle Larson’s car with two turns to go on the final lap and went on to win […]

Sun, 07/1/18 – 16:41 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wrestles Away A Hot Victory In Joliet
Menard On Pole In Joliet
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Paul Menard, racing on the track closest to his native Wisconsin, won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.
Menard won the pole with a lap at 180.102 mph (29.998 seconds) in the final round of qualifying session at the 1.5-mile track on a blistering hot day.
Nearly 10 years had passed […]

Sun, 07/1/18 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Menard On Pole In Joliet
Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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To be honest, I’m not really looking forward to watching the broadcast of this weekend’s NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway and all because of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Not because I don’t like Earnhardt Jr. On the contrary. I truly like and respect the man and always looked forward to talking to […]

Fri, 06/29/18 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On
No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
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American-owned Haas F1 Team will mark its milestone 50th grand prix start Sunday in Spielberg, Austria, in the midst of a balance-of-power makeover that has seen Kevin Magnussen clearly distance himself from teammate and de facto lead driver Romain Grosjean.
Magnussen added to his breakout season Sunday with a sixth-place finish in the French Grand […]

Thu, 06/28/18 – 7:09 | Comments Off on No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
IMS To Get Dirty
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its claim as “Racing Capital of the World” with construction of a quarter-mile dirt track inside its famous oval to host a United States Auto Club Midget National Championship event during Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard race week in early September.
Race week will feature a variety of […]

Tue, 06/26/18 – 19:59 | Comments Off on IMS To Get Dirty
Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win
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Blake Alexander officially introduced himself to NHRA Nation Sunday as drag racing’s 105th different Top Fuel winner at the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
A protégé of NHRA star Del Worsham, Alexander posted a 1,000-foot pass in 4.011-seconds at 297.81 mph to defeat Terry McMillen at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
“It […]

Mon, 06/25/18 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Alexander Gets First Top Fuel Win