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The National Hot Rod Association has promoted Peter Clifford, the organization’s longtime executive vice president and general manager, to president. Clifford succeeds Tom Compton, who announced his retirement from the NHRA following 15 years as president.
Dallas Gardner, chairman of the NHRA Board of Directors, made the announcement and introduced Clifford as president to NHRA employees […]

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Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As the 2014 NASCAR season wound down to a close, it appeared that Furniture Row Racing had provided anecdotal evidence in support of a couple of long-debated racing questions.
Questions like: Which is more important in racing, car or driver? Are single-car teams doomed to survive only as field-fillers? Must championship […]

Thu, 06/11/15 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
Hinchcliffe Talks About Injury And Recovery
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe began putting his pants on by himself over the weekend, and he now is strong enough to take between 2,400 to 4,000 steps a day.
Clearly, the popular 28-year-old Toronto native’s road to recovery from life-threatening injuries sustained in a crash during practice at Indianapolis […]

Wed, 06/10/15 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Talks About Injury And Recovery
Brown Wins One For The Hometown Fans
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Antron Brown raced to his third victory of the season and earned his first ever Top Fuel win at his home track, Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Sunday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were victorious at the ninth of 24 events […]

Sun, 06/7/15 – 17:39 | Comments Off on Brown Wins One For The Hometown Fans
Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing proved that one-car teams can win Sprint Cup Series races. They did that by collecting a popular victory Sunday in the Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway.
The win was the first for Truex since he joined Furniture Row prior to the 2014 season, the […]

Sun, 06/7/15 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono
Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon put his stamp of approval on INDYCAR’s now-annual aerodynamic experiment at Texas Motor Speedway in Victory Lane Saturday night, after a Firestone 600 that was fast and curious.
With driver safety and the ever-present “quality of racing” issue hanging over the 23-car Verizon IndyCar Series field, Dixon emerged victorious after […]

Sun, 06/7/15 – 9:52 | Comments Off on Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas
Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS
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Scott Dixon led 97 of the 248 laps in the No. 9 Energizer EcoAdvanced Chevrolet in earning his second victory of the Verizon IndyCar Series season and his second at Texas Motor Speedway.
The 191.940 mph average speed set a track race record, aided by a lone caution for debris.
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams teammate Tony Kanaan […]

Sun, 06/7/15 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS
Brown Leads Top Fuelers Into Eliminations
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Antron Brown raced to his third consecutive No. 1 qualifying position of the season in Top Fuel Saturday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m.eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers […]

Sat, 06/6/15 – 19:37 | Comments Off on Brown Leads Top Fuelers Into Eliminations
Brown Off To Another Fast Start
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Antron Brown raced to the top spot in Top Fuel qualifying Friday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at OldBridge Township Raceway Park. The race is the ninth of 24 events during the […]

Sat, 06/6/15 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Brown Off To Another Fast Start
Crafton Edges Suarez In Texas Truck Duel
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By John Sturbin
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Matt Crafton out-dueled Daniel Suarez at Texas Motor Speedway to secure a victory in the 19th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 on Friday night.
Crafton continued his recent domination of NASCAR’s intermediate racetracks, hammering out the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory over an aggressive Suarez. The two-time reigning series champion, Crafton […]

Sat, 06/6/15 – 7:34 | Comments Off on Crafton Edges Suarez In Texas Truck Duel
Power On Pole In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Will Power will start tonight’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway from P1, arguably the safest seat for a race that will be defined by downforce, drag and tire degradation.
But who knows? Figuring out the key to that engineering exercise continued during the Verizon IndyCar Series’ final half-hour practice Friday evening […]

Fri, 06/5/15 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Texas