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Tommy Johnson, Jr. accelerated teammate Matt Hagan’s recovery from COVID-19 Sunday, scoring an improbable “super sub” victory in Funny Car during the 36th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals.
Johnson collected his 23rd career Wally trophy …

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There Was No Shortage Of Winners In Nashville SRX
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Winners from Saturday night’s SRX Series season finale at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, which saw defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott make a late-race pass for the lead around his father, Bill …

Sun, 07/18/21 – 8:21 | Comments Off on There Was No Shortage Of Winners In Nashville SRX
Keselowski To Depart Penske In 2022
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Team Penske announced on Thursday morning that beginning in 2022, Brad Keselowski is out and Austin Cindric is in as driver of the No. 2 Penske Ford.
“Austin is a champion and has proven his abilities …

Thu, 07/15/21 – 10:43 | Comments Off on Keselowski To Depart Penske In 2022
Sun Returns To Texas Motor Speedway
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Fueled by a relentless Texas summer sun, the international high school Solar Car Challenge returns to Texas Motor Speedway beginning Friday, July 16 and will continue through Thursday, July 22.
The 25th …

Wed, 07/14/21 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Sun Returns To Texas Motor Speedway
Flat Spot On – Older Busch Enjoys His Day at AMS 
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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HAMPTON, Ga. – As the laps wound down under threatening skies in the Quaker State 400, a couple of ancient factors came into play beyond the weather—the pavement at the Atlanta …

Mon, 07/12/21 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On – Older Busch Enjoys His Day at AMS 
Kurt Busch Sends Message In Atlanta
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kurt Busch is a veteran driver, a former champion and a winner whose career has been overshadowed by the incredible accomplishments of his younger brother.
At 42 years of age, his …

Sun, 07/11/21 – 20:53 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Sends Message In Atlanta
Notes: Busch Brothers Offer Post-Race Contrasts
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HAMPTON, Ga. – In the movie Moneyball, Brad Pitt portrays Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane and famously says “I hate to lose. I hate losing more than I even want to win.”
That same philosophy …

Sun, 07/11/21 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Notes: Busch Brothers Offer Post-Race Contrasts
Venerable Atlanta Headed For A  Major Facial
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By Jonathan Ingram
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HAMPTON, Ga. – The Atlanta Motor Speedway is one of stock car racing’s legacy superspeedways. Together with Daytona and Charlotte, the Atlanta oval helped established “Big Bill” France’s NASCAR series …

Sat, 07/10/21 – 20:03 | Comments Off on Venerable Atlanta Headed For A Major Facial
Busch Bows Out of Xfinity Series With Victory In Atlanta
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HAMPTON, Ga. – The curtain fell twice on Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
With construction set to begin next week on the repaving and reconfiguration of the 1.54-mile paved oval just south of Atlanta, the final …

Sat, 07/10/21 – 19:46 | Comments Off on Busch Bows Out of Xfinity Series With Victory In Atlanta
Newgarden Hangs On For First 2021 Victory
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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On a Sunday meant for waving the flag, Josef Newgarden seemed destined to stand tall in Victory Lane with the Stars and Stripes. 
Newgarden scored the first _ and arguably overdue …

Mon, 07/5/21 – 8:52 | Comments Off on Newgarden Hangs On For First 2021 Victory
Elliott Shrugs Off P-34 Start To Win At RA
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At the majority of tracks on which the NASCAR Cup Series competes, the most tangible advantage of qualifying well is selection of pit stalls. Then there are the road courses where a bad qualifying effort …

Mon, 07/5/21 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Elliott Shrugs Off P-34 Start To Win At RA