Fri, 31/07/15 – 7:21 | No Comment

Erica Enders’ pursuit of a second consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championship figures to receive a high-profile boost this weekend, when five-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. rolls out of a self-imposed retirement and into the staging lanes at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.
Sitting between multiple world champions Greg Anderson and Jason line in the point standings, […]

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Crafton Wins Wreck-Shortened Truck Race In Kentucky
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Polesitter Matt Crafton was declared the winner of Thursday night’s UNOH 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event after Ben Kennedy’s Toyota damaged the catchfence at Kentucky Speedway beyond the track’s capacity to repair it expeditiously.
With a shove from the Ford of Ryan Blaney, Crafton had taken the lead from eventual runner-up Erik Jones on […]

Fri, 07/10/15 – 7:26 | Comments Off on Crafton Wins Wreck-Shortened Truck Race In Kentucky
Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Austin Dillon experienced the cliché – from checkers-to-wreckers – last weekend at Daytona International Speedway, where his victory in Saturday night’s Subway Firecracker 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race was trumped by his horrifying crash in the Sprint Cup Series Coke 400 that ended early Monday morning.
As Dale Earnhardt Jr. sped […]

Fri, 07/10/15 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence
Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS
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It was a beaten down Dale Earnhardt Jr. who stood in Victory Lane after winning Sunday night’s/Monday morning’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Watching in your review mirror as a fellow competitor’s car explodes into a mass of whirling shrapnel will have that effect on human beings.
“I mean, the racing doesn’t matter […]

Mon, 07/6/15 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS
Kalitta Rolls To Hometown Top Fuel Victory
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Doug Kalitta raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also raced to victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event west of Cleveland.
Kalitta earned his 37th career victory by […]

Sun, 07/5/15 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Kalitta Rolls To Hometown Top Fuel Victory
Kalitta Claims Norwalk Top Fuel Pole
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Doug Kalitta raced to the pole position in Top Fuel Saturday at the ninth annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday morning’s eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers in their categories at the […]

Sun, 07/5/15 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Kalitta Claims Norwalk Top Fuel Pole
Austin Dillon Wins XFINITY Brawl
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Austin Dillon won Saturday night’s rain-delayed NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The victory in the Subway Firecracker 250 came after a green/white/checkered restart.
“This is Daytona, man,” Dillon, the grandson of long-time team owner Richard Childress, said. “There are so many family memories here. … I’m just happy for my grandfather. He told me […]

Sun, 07/5/15 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Austin Dillon Wins XFINITY Brawl
Cup Qualifying Cancelled; Earnhardt On Pole
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Stormy weather in Central Florida led to the cancellation of Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The cancellation means that the field will be set by times set during Friday’s first practice session. Fastest in that practice, and awarded the pole for the race, was Dale Earnhardt Jr.
In the […]

Sat, 07/4/15 – 17:22 | One Comment
Hagan On Early Pole In Norwalk
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Defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan continued his recent hot streak by powering to the qualifying lead Friday under the lights at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Jonathan Gray (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event […]

Sat, 07/4/15 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Hagan On Early Pole In Norwalk
Earnhardt Fast In Practice; Calls Car A Winner
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick led the two practice sessions Friday at Daytona International Speedway, in preparation for Sunday night’s Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola Sprint Cup Series race
In the first of two practices, Earnhardt posted the day’s fastest lap of 202.284 miles per hour (44.492 seconds) on the 2.5-mile tri-oval, driving the No. […]

Fri, 07/3/15 – 18:24 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Fast In Practice; Calls Car A Winner
INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
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INDYCAR boss Mark Miles said Wednesday the “compelling” and “at times hard to watch” record-setting pack racing that unfolded during Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway largely was the result of aerodynamic happenstance.
“Clearly different tracks present different styles and getting the best setup is not an exact science,” Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., […]

Wed, 07/1/15 – 18:29 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call