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In 1994, Andy Hillenburg became the first Oklahoman to win the prestigious Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The Golden Driller Award made its way home Saturday night as Norman, Oklahoma’s, Christopher Bell emerged as champion of the 31st annual edition of the “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa.
Driving the No. 71W for Keith Kunz Motorsports, Bell’s […]

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Verstappen Wins Spanish GP; Haas Car Finishes 11th
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Haas F1 Team just missed a point-scoring result Sunday in the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya as Esteban Gutiérrez drove his VF-16 from 18th-place on the grid to finish 11th, one spot out of the points.
Teammate, Romain Grosjean, endured a difficult race, as he was forced to retire with […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Verstappen Wins Spanish GP; Haas Car Finishes 11th
Kenseth Wins Dover For First Victory Of Year
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Matt Kenseth held off kid drivers Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Dover International Speedway Monster Mile.
The win was the first of the season for Kenseth and made him the fourth and final Joe Gibbs Racing driver to win a race and […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 16:18 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins Dover For First Victory Of Year
Locals Put On Show At Texas Dirt Track
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FORT WORTH, Texas – A photo finish involving a pair of Texans in the Limited Modified feature capped off the Texas World Dirt Track Championship tripleheader weekend Saturday evening at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track.
Pole-sitter Kevin Rowland, of Rockwall, edged defending Texas World Dirt Track Championship Limited Modified champion Nick Clinkenbeard of Weatherford and […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Locals Put On Show At Texas Dirt Track
Beckman Has Pole, Wants A Wally At Atlanta
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jack Beckman and his Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car team have made qualifying look relatively ho-hum during the early portion of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Advancing to a Sunday final-round, however, remains a major hurdle for the 2012 world champion.
Beckman and the Infinite Hero Dodge […]

Sun, 05/15/16 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Beckman Has Pole, Wants A Wally At Atlanta
Jones Wins Dover Xfinity Race
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Erik Jones won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday.
Jones, on well-worn tires, pulled away to beat runner-up Darrell Wallace Jr. to the finish line by 1.434 seconds.
The victory was Jones second of the year ad it came in a Dash 4 Cash race.
 
 
Driving a stock car for the first time in […]

Sat, 05/14/16 – 19:28 | Comments Off on Jones Wins Dover Xfinity Race
Pagenaud’s Domination Extends To Indianapolis
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Simon Pagenaud’s dominating start to the 2016 season rolled into Indianapolis this weekend and shows no signs of abating.
Pagenaud, who had won the previous two IndyCar Series races – in Long Beach, Calif. and Birmingham, Ala. –and finished as runner-up in the other two races this season, won Saturday’s Grand […]

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Hafertepe Wins ASCS Texas Opener
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Sam Hafertepe Jr. led wire-to-wire to win Friday’s opening night ASCS Sprint Car championship program at the Texas World Dirt Track Championship at Texas Motor Speedway.
Hafertepe’s victory placed him in elite company in the history of the TMS Dirt Track. The win was the second of his career at TMS, where he […]

Sat, 05/14/16 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Hafertepe Wins ASCS Texas Opener
Crafton Gets Monster Victory
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Matt Crafton led 76 laps en route to winning Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Crafton, a two-time series champion, held off Daniel Suarez and rookie Christopher Bell to get the victory. The victory was his first at the Monster Mile.
“I’ve always wanted a Miles (The Monster trophy),” he said. “We’ve come […]

Sat, 05/14/16 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Crafton Gets Monster Victory
Sampey Rides To Provisional Pole In Atlanta
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The new concrete launchpad at Atlanta Dragway officially received Angelle Sampey’s stamp of approval burnout Friday evening.
A three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, Sampey rode her Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing Buell to the provisional No. 1 spot during qualifying for the 36th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals.
Doug […]

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Red Hot Pagenaud On Pole In Indy
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IndyCar Series points leader Simon Pagenaud drove to the pole for this weekend’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway infield road course on Friday.
The Team Penske driver, who has won the last two series events, won his second straight pole of 2016 and fourth of his career with a lap of 1 […]

Fri, 05/13/16 – 19:03 | Comments Off on Red Hot Pagenaud On Pole In Indy