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Team Penske’s Will Power definitely is in his wheelhouse at Barber Motorsports Park.
Power toured the 2.3-mile/17-turn permanent road-course in 1-minute, 6.9614-seconds and 123.653 mph during the Firestone Fast Six, Saturday’s climactic round of knockout qualifying. That lap earned the 36-year-old Australian the Verizon P1 Award and his fourth pole position at the track in Birmingham, […]

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Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Whenever art imitates life for reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi, it’s often in the form of flashbacks from The Breakfast Club.
The man who said he doesn’t eat breakfast lists the 1985 coming-of-age movie as his favorite, and it’s not because he has an ongoing thing for Molly Ringwald as Claire […]

Sat, 06/11/16 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker
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FORT WORTH, Texas _Teen-ager William Byron overhauled Matt Crafton with five laps remaining and drove to victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rattlesnake 400 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Byron, of Kyle Busch Motorsports, posted his second NCWTS victory at the expense of Crafton, who dominated the 167-lapper after brushing the Turn 3 […]

Sat, 06/11/16 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Teen Byron Is Top Texas Trucker
Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Graham Rahal rallied from a disappointing qualifying effort and an overall frustrating Friday to the top of the speed chart during the final Verizon IndyCar Series practice leading into Saturday night’s 20th annual Firestone 600.
Rahal toured TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in 24.4841-seconds and 213.935 mph during a 47-lap run in conditions […]

Fri, 06/10/16 – 20:39 | Comments Off on Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Carlos Munoz checked-off another box in his emerging open-wheel career Friday afternoon, earning his first career Verizon IndyCar Series P1 Award for the 20th annual Firestone 600.
Munoz toured TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in a combined 48.2460-seconds at 217.137 mph to finish on-pole for the first time […]

Fri, 06/10/16 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume
Logano On Pole In Michigan
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Joey Logano captured the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday.
The pole was Logano’s second of the season – the other coming at the Martinsville short track – and comes on the heels of two straight weekends in which he qualifying second fastest.
“It feels good,” the Team Penske driver […]

Fri, 06/10/16 – 17:29 | Comments Off on Logano On Pole In Michigan
Custer All Pomped Up At Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – A day late and perhaps an adult beverage or two short, Cole Custer will graduate from Tesoro High School Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.
Custer’s walk across the pre-race stage for the 20th annual Rattlesnake 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday evening definitely will be different. While his classmates at Tesoro […]

Fri, 06/10/16 – 17:19 | Comments Off on Custer All Pomped Up At Texas
Abreu Getting Championship Training
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FORT WORTH, Texas – In the person of ThorSport Racing teammate Matt Crafton, Rico Abreu may have an unfair advantage in his bid for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year honors.
Crafton is a two-time NCWTS champion and an ace on high-banked, 1.5-mile quadovals like Texas Motor Speedway, site of Friday night’s 20th […]

Fri, 06/10/16 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Abreu Getting Championship Training
Dixon Still Pushing Right Button For Ganassi
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Team-owner Chip Ganassi once famously remarked that he would hire a Martian to drive any of his race cars if he/she/it could “push the button.”
That’s exactly what Scott Dixon _ proud citizen of New Zealand, Mother Earth _ has been doing for 15 stellar seasons at […]

Fri, 06/10/16 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Dixon Still Pushing Right Button For Ganassi
Christopher Bell Is Living His Texas-Size Dream
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – By the time he had determined that driving race cars was what he wanted to do “for a job,” Christopher Bell was familiar with every gas stop and greasy spoon dotting Interstate 35 heading south from his Norman, Okla., hometown. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex typically was […]

Thu, 06/9/16 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Christopher Bell Is Living His Texas-Size Dream
Ali Was A True Pioneer – For Better And Worse
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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No, you have not mistakenly logged in to BoxinToday.com. While this is an opinion piece about Muhammad Ali, it deals with the legacy of a boxer who was so much more than a boxer. And it deals with so much more than boxing. By extension, it includes racing.
The legacy of […]

Wed, 06/8/16 – 8:52 | Comments Off on Ali Was A True Pioneer – For Better And Worse