Fri, 19/11/21 – 10:31 | Comments Off on NHRA Notes: Glenn Named Top Rookie

Dallas Glenn has followed the line of succession at Ken Black Racing to 2021 NHRA Rookie of the Year honors.
Glenn posted three wins and five final-round appearances during his debut Pro Stock season to top …

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Flat Spot On – Hamilton Grows Better with Age
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Do his undeniably great statistics of 100 victories and 101 poles make Lewis Hamilton F1’s greatest driver?
Well, let’s not go there. Different eras produce different opportunities. So, comparing records is not …

Thu, 09/30/21 – 9:25 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On – Hamilton Grows Better with Age
P1 Torrence Has Eyes On History
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Steve Torrence’s quest for a fourth consecutive NHRA Top Fuel world title accelerated Sunday with a victory and a return to the top of the Countdown to the Championship playoff standings.
Bidding to become the seventh …

Tue, 09/28/21 – 8:40 | Comments Off on P1 Torrence Has Eyes On History
Notes: Meyer Shank To Pair Pagenaud With Helio
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR and Indianapolis 500 champion Simon Pagenaud will contest the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series schedule alongside four-time/reigning Indy 500 champ Helio Castroneves at Meyer Shank Racing, which has morphed into …

Tue, 09/28/21 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Notes: Meyer Shank To Pair Pagenaud With Helio
Champ Palou: ‘Dream Completed’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Alex Palou clinched his first NTT IndyCar Series championship with a workmanlike, fourth-place finish in Sunday’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, where the 24-year-old was eager to explain what …

Mon, 09/27/21 – 9:59 | Comments Off on Champ Palou: ‘Dream Completed’
Hamlin Wins Vegas; Title Hopes Are Alive
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For the first 26. weeks of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, a big question was whether or not Denny Hamlin would win a race this season. 
That question has been …

Sun, 09/26/21 – 22:06 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins Vegas; Title Hopes Are Alive
NHRA Announces 2022 Plans
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A return of national events in the Phoenix, Richmond and Seattle markets highlight NHRA’s 22-race 2022 Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule. Additional details on Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle …

Sun, 09/26/21 – 9:23 | Comments Off on NHRA Announces 2022 Plans
Newgarden Needs Devine Help At Long Beach
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Josef Newgarden admittedly needs an “act of God” Sunday afternoon to win the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series championship _ even after qualifying on-pole for the season-ending Acura Grand Prix of …

Sun, 09/26/21 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Newgarden Needs Devine Help At Long Beach
IndyCar To Crank Up Early In ’22
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A re-tooled, 17-race lineup featuring an earlier start date, a return to Canada and a record 14 events airing on the NBC network highlight INDYCAR’s 2022 schedule.  
The 14 events to air on NBC are one …

Wed, 09/22/21 – 7:48 | Comments Off on IndyCar To Crank Up Early In ’22
Short-handed Wilkerson Wins At zMAX
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CONCORD, N.C. – After breaking a more than five-year winless drought at Indianapolis, Tim Wilkerson corralled his second victory in two weeks at zMAX Dragway, but the 60-year-old NHRA Funny Car competitor thought a crew …

Mon, 09/20/21 – 12:19 | Comments Off on Short-handed Wilkerson Wins At zMAX
Hertas Love Laguna; Palou Pads Points
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Colton Herta put a major hurt on his NTT IndyCar Series peers at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Sunday afternoon, continuing his family’s dominance on the California venue on a day …

Mon, 09/20/21 – 9:04 | Comments Off on Hertas Love Laguna; Palou Pads Points