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Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

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Force Is High-Poler In Las Vegas
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John Force rolls on in Las Vegas
Force, the defending NHRA Funny Car champion, grabbed the No. 1 qualifying spot Saturday for Sunday’s eliminations.
Force was the winner of the Las Vegas event a year ago.
Also earning poles for the Summitracing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas, were Larry Dixon in Top Fuel and Mike Edwards […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 18:45 | Comments Off on Force Is High-Poler In Las Vegas
Sauter Tops Busch In Camping World Race
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Johnny Sauter passed Kyle Busch for the lead with less than two laps to go and went on to win the Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon.
Busch finished second, just missing getting his first ever victory at Martinsville.
He was passed just as he was about to take the white flag. […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 15:32 | Comments Off on Sauter Tops Busch In Camping World Race
McMurray Is No. 1 At Martinsville
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Jamie McMurray earned the right to start Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway from the pole after turning a fast qualifying lap at 96.509 mph on Saturday afternoon.
The pole is the first of the season for McMurray, the  Earnhardt Ganassi Racing driver who won the 2010 Daytona 500 and the 2010 Brickyard 400.
Ryan […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 12:19 | Comments Off on McMurray Is No. 1 At Martinsville
Sauter On Camping World Pole At Martinsville
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Johnny Sauter on Saturday morning won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Sauter posted a lap at 95.463 mph to get the pole in his Chevrolet truck.
Second fastest was Cole Whitt. He had a lap at 94.913 mph in his Red Bull-sponsored Chevy.
Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 10:51 | Comments Off on Sauter On Camping World Pole At Martinsville
Raikkonen Signs With Kyle Busch’s Truck Team
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A former world driving champion will take the first steps toward becoming an American champion this summer in Charlotte.
Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Saturday that it has signed former Formula 1 champion Kimi Raikkonen to drive a limited schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series during the 2011 season.
Raikkonen is […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 10:03 | Comments Off on Raikkonen Signs With Kyle Busch’s Truck Team
Pedley: Sorry But I Am Not Yet Getting The Point
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Not far from the coffee pot in the infield media center at Daytona International Speedway about 10 years ago, the late Bob Latford sat at small, white table wasting his time.
He reiterated points, he borrowed a pen and a sheet of notebook paper and scribbled what appeared to be numbers, […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 9:39 | 2 Comments
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Sammy Swindell held off Tim Kaeding to win the World of Outlaws inaugural event at Merced Speedway on Friday night.
Swindell, who won for the second time this season in his Big Game Treestands Maxim, said, “We’ve been a consistent top-five car all year long and tonight I just used my experience and put it to […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Swindell Wins In Merced
Dixon Back In Form In Vegas
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Defending Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon raced took the provisional pole Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Cruz Pedregon and Mike Edwards also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Dixon, who claimed one of his 12 season victories here […]

Fri, 04/1/11 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Dixon Back In Form In Vegas
A Few Words With: The Five-Time Champion
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A Jimmie Johnson slump: Kind of an oxymoron the last five years. But as the Sprint Cup Series arrives in Martinville for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500, the defending five-time champion is suffering a bit of a dry spell.
He has not won a race since September of last year, when he won at Dover. […]

Fri, 04/1/11 – 20:13 | Comments Off on A Few Words With: The Five-Time Champion
NHRA Pro Stocker Line Is Off To A Perfect Start
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Every year, Jason Line tells somebody somewhere that the goal for his NHRA Pro Stock season is to win (fill in the number of events that are held that season right here) races. This year, the number is 22.
And every year, the goal goes unrealized.
He knows that the goal probably […]

Fri, 04/1/11 – 10:55 | One Comment