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Kyle Larson said winning the Golden Driller Trophy at the Chili Bowl on Saturday night meant more to him than winning the Daytona 500.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Kyle Larson found redemption from a last-lap loss one year ago to Christopher Bell at Tulsa Expo Raceway Saturday night, emerging from their latest one-on-one battle […]

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Schmidt Peterson Dumps Hinchcliffe For ‘Youth’
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James Hinchcliffe is out at Schmidt Peterson.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Arrow McLaren SP is taking the “youth route” for its fulltime return to INDYCAR, selecting Patricio O’Ward and Oliver Askew as its drivers beginning with the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season.

The last two respective Indy Lights champions, O’Ward and Askew will compete in […]

Thu, 10/31/19 – 20:24 | Comments Off on Schmidt Peterson Dumps Hinchcliffe For ‘Youth’
Byron, 21, Looked Like 24 In Martinsville Race
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William Byron showed major maturity during Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martin Truex Jr. seemed untouchable in Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway until the race’s latter stages when young William Byron drove into the picture. 

Truex held on for the narrow […]

Tue, 10/29/19 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Byron, 21, Looked Like 24 In Martinsville Race
Hamlin Vs. Logano: Round 4 At Martinsville
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Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin got into a brawl after Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Altercations at Martinsville Speedway are nothing new, almost expected, but the one Sunday night after the First Data 500 wasn’t the first between Joey Logano and former Joe […]

Mon, 10/28/19 – 14:58 | Comments Off on Hamlin Vs. Logano: Round 4 At Martinsville
Martinsville Short Track Long On Playoff Implications
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Kyle Busch at Martinsville Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Talladega and Charlotte Motor Speedway’s The ROVAL are often touted as the NASCAR Cup playoffs’ wildcard races, but there are those who believe Martinsville Speedway is lurking in the shadows as one, too. 

Kyle Busch, this year’s regular season […]

Mon, 10/28/19 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Martinsville Short Track Long On Playoff Implications
Martinsville Brings Out The Best In Truex
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Martin Truex Jr. claimed a spot in the Cup Series’ final four by winning at Martinsville on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martin Truex Jr. produced a textbook performance on how to conquer Martinsville Speedway in Sunday’s First Data 500, leading 464 of the 500 laps to […]

Mon, 10/28/19 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Martinsville Brings Out The Best In Truex
Gilliland Gets Elusive Trucks Victory: Bashes Busch Bigly
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Todd Gilliland celebrates his victory in Saturday’s Truck Series race at Martinsville. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – For Todd Gilliland, his last 1 ½ years at Kyle Busch Motorsports has been excruciating as time-after-time victory has slipped through his fingers.

On Saturday at Martinsville Speedway in the NASCAR Hall of […]

Sat, 10/26/19 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Gilliland Gets Elusive Trucks Victory: Bashes Busch Bigly
Engine Woes Have Hendrick’s Elliott On Edge
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Engine failures have the attention of Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chase Elliott said Saturday at Martinsville Speedway that he didn’t believe the engine problem his Chevrolet suffered five laps into the first practice at the short track was related to the Dover […]

Sat, 10/26/19 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Engine Woes Have Hendrick’s Elliott On Edge
Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South
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Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi will drive in next month’s Baja 1000 race in Mexico. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR star Alexander Rossi has entered the 52nd annual SCORE Baja 1000 for a second consecutive year, co-driving the Baja Ridgeline Race Truck next month as part of the Honda Off-Road Racing […]

Sat, 10/26/19 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South
Dad Works For Son In Torrence Family Victory
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Billy Torrence lent a helping hand to son Steve during Sunday’s NHRA finals at the Texas Motorplex. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ENNIS, Texas – On those rare occasions when reigning NHRA Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence exits a national event early, father Billy Torrence doesn’t wait long to receive […]

Tue, 10/22/19 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Dad Works For Son In Torrence Family Victory
Elliott Steps Out Of His Car As One Of The Eight
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Chase Elliott, front, went around and around at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. And when he stopped, he had a berth in the Round of Eight. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Jim Fluharty)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Every, like, five minutes during Sunday’s broadcast of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway (OK, every, like, 20 minutes […]

Mon, 10/21/19 – 9:36 | Comments Off on Elliott Steps Out Of His Car As One Of The Eight