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CONCORD, N.C. – Unstoppable and dominating. Those are the only two words to describe Steve Torrence’s history making run towards his first-ever NHRA Top Fuel championship.
With Torrence’s victory Sunday in the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway, the Texan remained undefeated in the Countdown to the Championship. He’s now 4-0 with two events remaining in […]

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Drivers: Social Media Influencing NASCAR Officials
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Kyle Busch on Friday said that some NASCAR decisions are based not on reasoned thinking but on what series officials see on social media.
His comments come on the heels of several controversial decisions by NASCAR.
Asked if he is concerned that NASCAR may be making decisions based on what they see on media like Twitter and […]

Fri, 03/9/18 – 17:57 | 2 Comments
New Look IndyCar Takin’ It To The Streets
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John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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All speculation surrounding INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal aerodynamic bodywork chassis will become academic at 11:20 a.m. (EST) Friday _ scheduled start time for first practice of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2018 season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla.
The series’ six-month offseason was marked by the rollout/development of the Dallara IR-12 chassis […]

Fri, 03/9/18 – 9:16 | Comments Off on New Look IndyCar Takin’ It To The Streets
Haas Has Huge Day At Testing
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American industrialist Gene Haas gave his third-year Formula One team specific marching orders prior to the opening of preseason testing last week in Spain _ close the competitive gap to Scuderia Ferrari, guys.
Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen heard the boss and delivered on Thursday at Circuit de Barcelona –Catalunya.
Magnussen’s quick time of 1 minute, 18:360-seconds […]

Fri, 03/9/18 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Haas Has Huge Day At Testing
Grosjean In Cockpit For Haas As F1 Testing Continues
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Lap times dropped dramatically Wednesday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, as preseason testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship reached the halfway mark of its second week in Spain.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo set the day’s quickest time _ and overall _ around the 2.892-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn layout at 1 minute, 18.047-seconds while completing the […]

Thu, 03/8/18 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Grosjean In Cockpit For Haas As F1 Testing Continues
Danica, Carpenter To Team For 500 Finale
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Danica Patrick, still the only woman to win an Indy car race, will conclude her motorsports career at the venue where she launched “Danicamania” 13 years ago by driving for Ed Carpenter Racing during the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 27.
Patrick will wheel the No. 13 Chevrolet for ECR with sponsorship from […]

Wed, 03/7/18 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Danica, Carpenter To Team For 500 Finale
Thoughts On The NASCAR Class Of 2019
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The lists of nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s class of 2018 and for its Landmark Award were released on Tuesday and here is the take of a former voting panel member: The list contains one absolutely automatic candidate, one absolutely a thumbs-down candidate, two personal favorites and 21 […]

Wed, 03/7/18 – 15:02 | Comments Off on Thoughts On The NASCAR Class Of 2019
Harvick Moving Close To Hall Of Fame?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Three takes from an abbreviated schedule of racing over the past weekend:
– This could be the season in which Kevin Harvick establishes himself as a lock to be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Perhaps on the first ballot.
Victories in two of the first three races of the season […]

Tue, 03/6/18 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Harvick Moving Close To Hall Of Fame?
Gordon Tops List of Hall Of Fame Nominees
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NASCAR on Tuesday announced the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.
The list includes five first-time NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees, representing different facets of NASCAR racing, all of whom influenced the sport throughout their brilliant […]

Tue, 03/6/18 – 18:01 | Comments Off on Gordon Tops List of Hall Of Fame Nominees
Force Talks Of Explosive Experience
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Funny Car icon John Force says he was briefly knocked out by the engine explosion that shattered his race car during eliminations at the 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals eight days ago.
But who could tell?
“I was already goofy,” Force said during an interview from his California home distributed by his […]

Mon, 03/5/18 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Force Talks Of Explosive Experience
Harvick Drives To Second Straight Cup Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick collected his second-straight easy victory Sunday as he won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Harvick led 209 of 267 laps in the event in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford and his win came a week after he also dominated in winning at Atlanta […]

Sun, 03/4/18 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Harvick Drives To Second Straight Cup Win