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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The former owner of an auto salvage yard and the current owner of a classic 1955 Pontiac Safari station wagon, Bobby Coln is living in car-guy retirement by this vow.
“This car will never end up there,” said Coln (the “l” is silent), adding that the pride of […]

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Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas
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Top Fuel driver Antron Brown and Pro Stock racer Erica Enders moved closer to their second world championships after qualifying No. 1 Saturday during time trials for the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their […]

Sun, 11/1/15 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Brown, Enders Can Clinch In Vegas
Crafton Back In Groove, Contention In Truck Series
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Matt Crafton’s bid to win a third straight Camping World Truck Series championship took a needed step forward on Saturday when he won at Martinsville Speedway.
He won the race by .396 seconds over second place John Hunter Nemechek.
The victory was the fifth of the season for Crafton and allowed him to trim 13 points from […]

Sat, 10/31/15 – 17:26 | Comments Off on Crafton Back In Groove, Contention In Truck Series
Brown Looking To Expand Top Fuel Points Lead
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Top Fuel point-leader Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead Friday in his intramural battle with Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tony Schumacher during the opening day of time trials at the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tommy Johnson Jr. (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie […]

Sat, 10/31/15 – 17:16 | Comments Off on Brown Looking To Expand Top Fuel Points Lead
Haas F1 Hires Second Driver
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Capitalizing on its technical partnership with Scuderia Ferrari, American-led Haas F1 Team has signed Esteban Gutierrez to complete an internationally diverse driver lineup for its inaugural season in the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship.
Gutierrez, a 24-year-old native of Monterrey, Mexico, was introduced Friday by team founder/chairman Gene Haas at the Soumaya Museum in Mexico […]

Sat, 10/31/15 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Hires Second Driver
White Hot Logano Claims Martinsville Pole
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The hottest driver in Sprint Cup got even hotter on Friday when he won the pole for Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway.
Logano, who has won the last three races, won the Martinsville pole by edging fellow Chaser Martin Truex Jr.
Logano’s pole winning numbers were 19.215 seconds and 98.548 mph.
“It’s an amazing run we’re on right […]

Fri, 10/30/15 – 17:25 | Comments Off on White Hot Logano Claims Martinsville Pole
SAFER Means Tougher At Martinsville Short Track
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – With the addition of SAFER barriers on Martinsville Speedway’s straightaway walls, drivers said Friday the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ shortest track had become an even tougher place to negotiate.
“It seems driving down the straightaway, trying to pass cars, even in practice, it just seems really tight,” Carl […]

Fri, 10/30/15 – 17:13 | Comments Off on SAFER Means Tougher At Martinsville Short Track
Notes: Haters Cast Wide Net In Wake Of Junior ‘Wronging’
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Perhaps no races generate more emotion from fans than those at Talladega Superspeedway. And with the way last Sunday’s race ended, the “hate mail” to a few drivers has been abundant.
Jeff Gordon said he had even received some and he wasn’t even involved in anything.
“That’s what happens when you ‘wrong’ (Dale Earnhardt) […]

Fri, 10/30/15 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Notes: Haters Cast Wide Net In Wake Of Junior ‘Wronging’
Hamlin Says NASCAR Bailed Harvick Out At ‘Dega
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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IRVING, Texas – Sprint Cup star Denny Hamlin says NASCAR opted to play-it-safe Tuesday when it absolved Kevin Harvick of “bricking the field” and intentionally causing a race-altering wreck during Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Hamlin was among four drivers failing to advance into the Eliminator 8 Round of the […]

Fri, 10/30/15 – 8:35 | 2 Comments
The Haters Have Their Boy In Joey Logano
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Success has not translated to love for Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano. On the contrary.
Logano, who swept the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Champions by winning at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, said Tuesday that hated from some NASCAR fans and perhaps a […]

Wed, 10/28/15 – 9:15 | Comments Off on The Haters Have Their Boy In Joey Logano
Hamilton Now Running In The Senna Zone
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AUSTIN, Texas – Lewis Hamilton’s latest victory at Circuit of The Americas not only clinched his third Formula One World Driving Championship, it also allowed the Brit to channel his inner Ayrton Senna.
“As a kid I just wanted to be World Champion,” Hamilton said Sunday after his third U.S. Grand Prix victory in four starts […]

Wed, 10/28/15 – 7:21 | Comments Off on Hamilton Now Running In The Senna Zone