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Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

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Harvick Sent A Serious Message At Atlanta
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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HAMPTON, Ga. – Eight Things We Learned at Atlanta:

Kevin Harvick’s dominating victory in Sunday’s QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway was his way of serving early-season notice that he will be a force to be reckoned with to capture this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. The all-time lap […]

Sun, 02/25/18 – 21:34 | Comments Off on Harvick Sent A Serious Message At Atlanta
Harvick Busts Atlanta Motor Speedway Slump
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It took Kevin Harvick 17 years to get his second NASCAR Cup Series victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway but when he secured that win on Sunday, it came with considerable ease and a bit of emotion.
Harvick, whose first win at AMS came in his first race after taking the driver’s […]

Sun, 02/25/18 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Harvick Busts Atlanta Motor Speedway Slump
Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace
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Preseason testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship gets underway Monday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, with the series’ only American team returning for its third campaign featuring the same driver lineup from last year amid relatively unchanged technical regulations.
Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will take the wheel of […]

Sun, 02/25/18 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace
Courtney Force Rides Record Run To Rise To P1 At Wild Horse Pass
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Courtney Force set both ends of the Funny Car track record Saturday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park as qualifying concluded for the 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals.
Force earned her first pole at the facility in Chandler, Ariz., with a 1,000-foot pass in 3.826-seconds at 335.98 mph. The lap ended a streak that had seen […]

Sun, 02/25/18 – 9:20 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Rides Record Run To Rise To P1 At Wild Horse Pass
Moffitt Trucks To Win In Atlanta
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Brett Moffitt drove the No. 16 Toyota Tundra to victory in Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Moffitt pulled away from defending series champion (and last weekend’s race winner at Daytona) Johnny Sauter on a late restart to get the win in overtime.
“That’s a hell of a way to start the year […]

Sat, 02/24/18 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Moffitt Trucks To Win In Atlanta
Harvick Cruises Through Atlanta
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Kevin Harvick led 141-of-163 laps, won both stages and took the checkered flag 4.183 seconds ahead of runner-up Joey Logano in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Harvick’s win was his fifth in the series at the 1.5-mile Atlanta oval and the 47th of his career.
“It’s just been a really good place for me, […]

Sat, 02/24/18 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Harvick Cruises Through Atlanta
“The Sarge” Tames Wild Horse In Day 1 Of Qualifying
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Tony Schumacher and Clay Millican laid down the three fastest Top Fuel passes in NHRA history Friday during opening day qualifying for the 34th annual Arizona Nationals, with “The Sarge” ultimately emerging as provisional pole-sitter at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
Schumacher began the afternoon by covering the 1,000-foot distance in 3.649-seconds at 334.65-mph in his […]

Sat, 02/24/18 – 9:03 | Comments Off on “The Sarge” Tames Wild Horse In Day 1 Of Qualifying
Kyle Busch On The Cup Pole In Atlanta
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Kyle Busch streaked to the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway when he laid down a lap of 184.652 mph during Friday’s three-stage qualifying.
“We seemed to be getting beat on every single run through (turns) 1 and 2,” Busch said. “But there, during that final run, I felt we got […]

Fri, 02/23/18 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On The Cup Pole In Atlanta
Crashweeks Hopefully Gives Way To Real Racing At Atlanta
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If it is true that people only watch automobile races to see the crashes, then the recently concluded Speedweeks was a smashing success. If, on the other hand, people think that driving talent, skill, strategy and applied technology make for compelling racing, last weekend was a crashing bore.
Let’s start with the 500, the marquee event […]

Fri, 02/23/18 – 15:28 | Comments Off on Crashweeks Hopefully Gives Way To Real Racing At Atlanta
Brittany Force Says Her Wild Ride In Pomona Was A Blur
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Brittany Force says she has no recollection of the grinding crash that launched the defense of her NHRA Top Fuel world championship nearly two weeks ago. But what she does remember _ backed by video she reluctantly has reviewed _ is akin to an out-of-body experience.
Force crashed during her first-round match Feb. 11 at the […]

Fri, 02/23/18 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Says Her Wild Ride In Pomona Was A Blur