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A self-described workaholic, Mike Salinas wheels his 330-mph Top Fuel dragster as a high-speed hobby. As of Sunday evening in Norwalk, Ohio, NHRA world champions Brittany Force and Steve Torrence wish Salinas had taken up …

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Flat Spot On: Bob Hubbard and the HANS—A Life’s Work
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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To say all the participants in NASCAR, INDYCAR, IMSA and the FIA’s major championships owe a debt of gratitude to Bob Hubbard is an understatement. The man saved major league professional …

Mon, 02/8/21 – 17:47 | One Comment
Cindric, DiBenedetto Are Cool With Their Situation
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Austin Cindric and Matt DiBenedetto find themselves in a unique and seemingly awkward position with the beginning of the 2021 NASCAR season.
They already know that in 2022 Team Penske’s Cindric is replacing …

Sun, 02/7/21 – 10:38 | Comments Off on Cindric, DiBenedetto Are Cool With Their Situation
Grosjean Excited About New U.S. Gig
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Romain Grosjean’s star-crossed Formula One career ended last November during a YouTube moment defined by a halo, assisted perhaps by a guardian angel.
A veteran of 179 F1 starts, Grosjean is transitioning to the NTT IndyCar …

Sat, 02/6/21 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Grosjean Excited About New U.S. Gig
Flat Spot On: A Surprise Follows Fine Finish at the Rolex 24
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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After a fabulous 24-hour race on the high banks and infield of the France family’s Speedway by the Sea, amid glorious heavens of sunshine each day and a night sky jeweled …

Tue, 02/2/21 – 11:08 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: A Surprise Follows Fine Finish at the Rolex 24
The Hendrick Band Re-assembles For The 24
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For one day and one night, the band got back together and it came tantalizingly close to producing in a smash hit.
The band was composed of past and present superstars at Hendrick Motorsports and it …

Mon, 02/1/21 – 14:27 | Comments Off on The Hendrick Band Re-assembles For The 24
Taylor Puts Together ‘Monumental’ Rolex Victory
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When Wayne Taylor decided to switch to Acura after 28 years with General Motors his race team found itself with two months to prepare for the …

Mon, 02/1/21 – 13:19 | Comments Off on Taylor Puts Together ‘Monumental’ Rolex Victory
Jimmie Begins ‘Retirement’ With 24-Hour Drive
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Rolex 24 starting field will roll to the green flag this afternoon in Daytona for the start of the 2021 race that marks the beginning of the racing season.
Among …

Sat, 01/30/21 – 13:33 | Comments Off on Jimmie Begins ‘Retirement’ With 24-Hour Drive
Champ Elliott Behind The Wheel Of His New Caddy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR’s reigning road-course king will compete as a rookie again this weekend at Daytona International Speedway, where Chase Elliott has embraced the challenge of world-class endurance sports car racing.
Elliott is …

Sat, 01/30/21 – 9:57 | Comments Off on Champ Elliott Behind The Wheel Of His New Caddy
Hinchcliffe Back Home With Andretti
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Popular Canadian James Hinchcliffe has reunited with his Andretti Autosport “family” for a 10-race 2021 NTT IndyCar Series schedule that includes the 105th edition of the Indianapolis 500.
Hinchcliffe, who competed …

Fri, 01/29/21 – 11:14 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Back Home With Andretti
IndyCar’s Appointment With Barber Is Rescheduled
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By Johns Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR’s second preseason tweak of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series schedule will compress four races into 15 days this spring, beginning with the revised opener at Barber Motorsports Park in …

Sat, 01/23/21 – 10:11 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Appointment With Barber Is Rescheduled