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The National Hot Rod Association has promoted Peter Clifford, the organization’s longtime executive vice president and general manager, to president. Clifford succeeds Tom Compton, who announced his retirement from the NHRA following 15 years as president.
Dallas Gardner, chairman of the NHRA Board of Directors, made the announcement and introduced Clifford as president to NHRA employees […]

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Kurt Busch Races To Cup Pole At Pocono
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Kurt Busch won the pole for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on Friday afternoon.
“Wow, what a day, today,” Busch the Stewart-Haas Racing driver said. “I feel like there are six corners out there as hard as I was working; corner entry, corner exit. The car was just off-balance, especially with […]

Fri, 06/5/15 – 17:57 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Races To Cup Pole At Pocono
Crafton Looking For More Intermediate Success
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Matt Crafton has returned to Texas Motor Speedway aiming to put a slide job on the field competing in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino and Resort 400.
The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton won last June’s night race on TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval on fuel mileage. That’s also the […]

Fri, 06/5/15 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Crafton Looking For More Intermediate Success
INDYCAR Hands Castroneves Fourth Place
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Helio Castroneves has leapfrogged Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series point standings without turning a wheel in anger.
Next up on the Brazilian’s to-do list – his own street at Texas Motor Speedway.
INDYCAR announced a reduction in the penalty assessed to Castroneves following the second annual […]

Thu, 06/4/15 – 19:56 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Hands Castroneves Fourth Place
INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Safety modifications to INDYCAR’s new superspeedway aero kits continued Tuesday, when the sanctioning body announced it will implement the use of closure panels to the rear wheel guards of both Chevrolet and Honda packages beginning this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.
The rival manufacturers each have developed […]

Wed, 06/3/15 – 9:23 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Rolls Out More Aero Changes For TMS
Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
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By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Raceway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt in sharing that […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Bourdais bags fuelish IndyCar Series win at Belle Isle
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Sebastien Bourdais distanced himself from Takuma Sato over the final three “nerve-wracking” laps of Race 2 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Sunday en route to his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season.
Bourdais, driving for the team fronted by 1996 CART champion Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven, became the […]

Mon, 06/1/15 – 10:28 | Comments Off on Bourdais bags fuelish IndyCar Series win at Belle Isle
Munoz’s rainy day strategy a winner in Detroit
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Andretti Autosport turned a savvy rainy day strategy into a 1-2 finish for first-time Verizon IndyCar Series winner Carlos Munoz and runnerup Marco Andretti Saturday in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.
Munoz, 23, was declared the winner with his Honda-powered car covered by a tarp on pit road, as […]

Sun, 05/31/15 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Munoz’s rainy day strategy a winner in Detroit
Cameron Paces Corvette Domination on Streets of Belle Isle
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Dane Cameron passed Jordan Taylor during the final 30 minutes, then held off the sister Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype of Joao Barbosa, to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.
Cameron and co-driver Eric Curran collaborated to give the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Team Fox Corvette DP its first TUDOR […]

Sun, 05/31/15 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Cameron Paces Corvette Domination on Streets of Belle Isle
Cameron, Curran Win DP Race At Belle Isle
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Dane Cameron passed Jordan Taylor during the final 30 minutes and held on to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Belle Isle.
The win for the giving the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Team Fox Corvette DP, which was co-driven by Eric Curran Saturday, was […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Cameron, Curran Win DP Race At Belle Isle
Chris Buescher Wins XFINITY Race In Dover, But Not Love Of His Teammate
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Chris Buescher won Saturday’s Buckle Up 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway but angered the heck out of his Roush Fenway Racing teammate in the process.
Contact between the RFR cars of Buescher and Darrell Wallace Jr. on Lap 191 of 200 cut the left front tire of Wallace’s No. 6 Ford and forced […]

Sat, 05/30/15 – 17:43 | Comments Off on Chris Buescher Wins XFINITY Race In Dover, But Not Love Of His Teammate