Fri, 19/11/21 – 10:31 | Comments Off on NHRA Notes: Glenn Named Top Rookie

Dallas Glenn has followed the line of succession at Ken Black Racing to 2021 NHRA Rookie of the Year honors.
Glenn posted three wins and five final-round appearances during his debut Pro Stock season to top …

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IndyCar Jets Back Into Racing In ‘Cool Machines’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Reigning Genesys 300 champion Josef Newgarden says racing an Indy car around Texas Motor Speedway is like watching jet planes in a gymnasium.
Wrap your COVID-19-weary brain …

Sat, 06/6/20 – 19:14 | Comments Off on IndyCar Jets Back Into Racing In ‘Cool Machines’
Kanaan’s Final Texas Race Will Be a Record-Ender
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Popular INDYCAR champion Tony Kanaan’s anticipated start in Saturday night’s Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway will put the brakes on an open-wheel racing streak worthy …

Fri, 06/5/20 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Kanaan’s Final Texas Race Will Be a Record-Ender
The Drags Are Back At The Plex
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Texas’ first fan-attended sporting event since the onset of the COVID-19 lockdown in March will be staged by the American Drag Racing League today and Saturday, when the season-opening Dragpalooza …

Fri, 06/5/20 – 7:55 | Comments Off on The Drags Are Back At The Plex
NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
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NHRA is accelerating the re-launch of its professional Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule from a previously announced August timetable to mid-July amid revised guidelines addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. 
NHRA officials announced Wednesday the Series and …

Thu, 06/4/20 – 7:26 | Comments Off on NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
The Wait Is Almost Over For IndyCar Teams, Fans
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – With an unwelcomed assist from the COVID-19 pandemic, INDYCAR’s traditionally lengthy offseason will have reached 258 consecutive days when the green flag drops on the 2020 …

Wed, 06/3/20 – 6:59 | Comments Off on The Wait Is Almost Over For IndyCar Teams, Fans
Compressed Schedule Equals Interesting Racing
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Five NASCAR Cup races in two weeks with only one qualifying session and no practice has resulted in four different winners and some of the best racing …

Mon, 06/1/20 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Compressed Schedule Equals Interesting Racing
Persistence Pays Off For Elliott At Charlotte
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – In a nine-day span, Chase Elliott rode an emotional roller coaster that could easily have traversed an entire season.
Twice in five days he was on the verge …

Fri, 05/29/20 – 9:06 | Comments Off on Persistence Pays Off For Elliott At Charlotte
Alonso Moves In On Triple Crown
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With his sweep of Saturday’s two virtual races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Fernando Alonso delivered a real-world message about this summer’s delayed running of the 104th Indianapolis 500.
Every lap Fernando completes around IMS brings the …

Wed, 05/27/20 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Alonso Moves In On Triple Crown
Texas IndyCar Race Moved To Big Stage
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FORT WORTH, Texas – NBC Sports apparently is channeling Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR announced Monday the NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening Genesys 300 night race at TMS on Saturday, June 6, will …

Tue, 05/26/20 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Texas IndyCar Race Moved To Big Stage
Trio Of Hamlin Crew Members Suspended
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – A 35-pound bar of non-secured tungsten that flew out of Denny Hamlin’s car during the pace laps of Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway has resulted …

Mon, 05/25/20 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Trio Of Hamlin Crew Members Suspended