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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Logano Sweeps Round Two; Junior Inches Short
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joey Logano didn’t need to win Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to advance to the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship but did. Dale Earnhardt Jr. did need to win to advance and didn’t, though determining those results took an extended examination of video by NASCAR officials.
As […]

Sun, 10/25/15 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Logano Sweeps Round Two; Junior Inches Short
Hamilton Wins USGP, Clinches World Championship
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG won the United States Grand Prix on Sunday at the Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas and in doing so won his third Formula One world championship.
The native of Great Britain beat out teammate and pole-winner Nico Rosberg to get the victory and 2015 […]

Sun, 10/25/15 – 16:02 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins USGP, Clinches World Championship
Rain Reigns Over USGP At Circuit Of The Americas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Texas – Formula One prides itself with racing in the rain but not necessarily in torrential rain  – a possibility that promises to plague Sunday’s scheduled fourth annual U.S. Grand Prix/Regatta at Circuit of The Americas.
Relentless rain and pockets of standing water around COTA’s 3.427-mile/20-turn circuit forced officials from […]

Sun, 10/25/15 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Rain Reigns Over USGP At Circuit Of The Americas
Gordon Says Farewell To Talladega With A Pole Victory
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jeff Gordon will start what appears to be his final Sprint Cup Series race at NASCAR’s biggest track from the pole.
Gordon, who has announced that this will be his final season as a full-time driver in the series, won the pole on the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway oval with a lap […]

Sat, 10/24/15 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Gordon Says Farewell To Talladega With A Pole Victory
Thumbs Up For GWC Restart Rule
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When asked about revising the green-white-checkered rule that will be in effect this weekend at Talladega Supespeedway – the number allowed will be trimmed from three down to one –Jeff Gordon offered up an amendment to the amendment.
“Is there a way to get a rule where there’s none? I’d be in favor that, too,” the […]

Sat, 10/24/15 – 12:29 | Comments Off on Thumbs Up For GWC Restart Rule
Rossi Giving American Fans Reason To Root
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Texas – Alexander Rossi is enjoying favorite son status at Circuit of The Americas this weekend, where a red-blooded, born-in-the-USA boy will start the fourth annual U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday.
Forget that Rossi’s bio in the Official 2015 Formula One Media Kit states that he is a native of […]

Sat, 10/24/15 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Rossi Giving American Fans Reason To Root
Kenseth Says Former Pal Joey Has Truth Issues
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Matt Kenseth said Friday that his plans for Saturday night were to carve Halloween pumpkins with his family. Other things he said during his media session at Talladega Superspeedway – site of this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race – indicated that fellow driver Joey Logano won’t be invited to the […]

Fri, 10/23/15 – 16:03 | One Comment
Penalties Set Back Two Top Chase Contenders
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By Jim Pedley
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Kansas City, Kan. – It was a picture-post card autumn day in America’s Heartland for both fans and a couple of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship contenders at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. But on the final green flag pit stop of the Hollywood Casino 400, things got cold and […]

Tue, 10/20/15 – 10:11 | Comments Off on Penalties Set Back Two Top Chase Contenders
Junior: Confidence Is High Heading To Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. used to own Talladega Superspeedway. After a disappointing run at Kansas Speedway in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, he’ll need to re-ascend to the throne next Sunday if he is to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes intact.
Can do, Earnhardt, who finished […]

Tue, 10/20/15 – 10:05 | Comments Off on Junior: Confidence Is High Heading To Talladega
No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas
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Erica Enders became the winningest female in a single season in NHRA history with her victory in Pro Stock Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Del Worsham (Funny Car) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the 22nd of 24 events of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sun, 10/18/15 – 21:23 | Comments Off on No Gray Area: Enders Wins In Texas