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Jamie McMurray is driving in what looks to be his final Cup race on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Seven drivers will realize a career goal Sunday when they start their first Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, but for Jamie McMurray it marks the […]

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Haas F1 Drivers Qualify In Top 11 In China
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Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified 10th and 11th, respectively, on Saturday for the Chinese Grand Prix. Round 3 of the 21-race FIA Formula One World Championship is scheduled for Sunday on the 3.387-mile/5.451-kilometer/16-turn Shanghai International Circuit.
Grosjean set the fifth-fastest time in Q1 for the American-owned team with a lap of […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 11:58 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Drivers Qualify In Top 11 In China
Long Beach Roundup: Montoya On IMSA Pole
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Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series race in Long Beach on Friday.
Montoya, driving an Acura ARX-05 prototype, laid down a circuit-record lap of 1 minute, 12.922 seconds (97.155 mph) in the No. 6 Acura DPi he co-drives with Dane Cameron. Ricky Taylor previously held the record, lapping […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Long Beach Roundup: Montoya On IMSA Pole
Rutherford Feted By Road Racers
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Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Johnny Rutherford was honored for his distinguished career by his peers in the Road Racing Drivers Club Thursday night as a prelude to this weekend’s 44th running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The RRDC Evening with Johnny Rutherford Presented by Firestone was held at the Hilton Hotel before a […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Rutherford Feted By Road Racers
All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR drivers admit something needs to be done to improve the racing on 1.5-mile tracks, but several of them said Friday they didn’t know if the rules package announced for next month’s All-Star race would be the solution.
Implemented for the first time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it’s the same […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 18:03 | Comments Off on All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch remained the hottest driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Friday when he won the pole for Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
To get the pole for Sunday’s 500-lapper, Busch had to ease past brother Kurt, who was second fastest in qualifying at BMS.
Kyle Busch set the […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol
TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Last Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway failed to reverse a season-long trend of sagging TV viewership numbers.
The 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 reportedly posted a 1.7 rating and 2.82-million viewers on FOX Sports 1 _ down a staggering 37 […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 10:38 | Comments Off on TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
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NASCAR’s Monster Energy All-Star Race on May 19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be contested with the “edgy” competition package used in last season’s successful NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Each car will be fitted with aero ducts, a six-inch-high spoiler with two 12-inch ears, a restrictor plate and the 2014-style splitter. This […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 6:54 | Comments Off on All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win
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Steve Torrence added another bullet-point to his racing resume Sunday with a victory in the 19th annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Torrence wheeled his dragster to a 1,000-foot pass in 3.771-seconds at 326.63 mph for the 18th victory of his career and second of the season.  The Kilgore, Texas, […]

Mon, 04/9/18 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win
The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch brushed-off his signature bow to the fans Sunday afternoon for the first time this season at Texas Motor Speedway after outlasting Kevin Harvick en route to victory in the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Busch scored his first win of the Monster Energy NASCAR […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 19:24 | Comments Off on The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18
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Kyle Busch held off Kevin Harvick over the final 20 laps and went on to wins Sunday’s 500-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He led a race-best 116 laps in his Toyota.
Harvick, who won the first three […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18