Tue, 28/06/22 – 13:18 | No Comment

A self-described workaholic, Mike Salinas wheels his 330-mph Top Fuel dragster as a high-speed hobby. As of Sunday evening in Norwalk, Ohio, NHRA world champions Brittany Force and Steve Torrence wish Salinas had taken up …

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Jones Cashes In At Darlington
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Brandon Jones’ consistency this season has paid dividends for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver, but it was his ability to capitalize on an opportunity Saturday at Darlington Raceway that resulted in his …

Sat, 09/5/20 – 20:22 | Comments Off on Jones Cashes In At Darlington
Pandemic Hovers As NASCAR Playoffs Begin
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Race car drivers are accustomed to mechanical failures and accidents foiling their victory efforts, but this year the COVID-19 virus could be the unseen villain that might …

Sat, 09/5/20 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Pandemic Hovers As NASCAR Playoffs Begin
NHRA Cuts More Events
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NHRA’s revised 2020 schedule continues to hemorrhage race dates amid the COVID-19 pandemic even as the Southern California-based sanctioning body prepares to showcase its oldest and most prestigious event.
This weekend’s 66th annual DENSO Spark Plugs …

Thu, 09/3/20 – 9:35 | Comments Off on NHRA Cuts More Events
Newgarden Back On Top; Kanaan Out The Door
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden began the tedious, lap-after-lap task of reeling in runaway NTT IndyCar Series point-leader Scott Dixon Sunday afternoon at World Wide Technology Raceway.
The two-time/reigning series champion, Newgarden …

Mon, 08/31/20 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Newgarden Back On Top; Kanaan Out The Door
Byron Picks Right Time To Win First Cup Series Race
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William Byron’s final race of the regular season portion of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule began with the young driver contemplating playoff-berth mathematics.
But the day ended in Victory Lane as the Hendrick Motorsports driver …

Sun, 08/30/20 – 11:20 | Comments Off on Byron Picks Right Time To Win First Cup Series Race
Dixon Joins IndyCar’s Elite 50-Win Fraternity
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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In terms of his brilliant INDYCAR career, 40 has become Scott Dixon’s new 50.
Dixon joined open-wheel icons A.J. Foyt Jr. (67 wins) and Mario Andretti (52) as the only drivers …

Sun, 08/30/20 – 11:06 | Comments Off on Dixon Joins IndyCar’s Elite 50-Win Fraternity
Rookie O’Ward Honing His IndyCar Oval Skills
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Widely recognized as an accomplished road-racer, Pato O’Ward continues to round-off his oval-track skills during his first full NTT IndyCar Series season.
O’Ward exited last Sunday’s 104th running of the Indianapolis …

Sat, 08/29/20 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Rookie O’Ward Honing His IndyCar Oval Skills
Pandemic Cancels TMS Events
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FORT WORTH, Texas – A series of popular fall spectator events at Texas Motor Speedway have been canceled due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tony Stewart presents The Vankor Texas …

Fri, 08/28/20 – 15:42 | Comments Off on Pandemic Cancels TMS Events
Sato Paid Off A Lingering Debt At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Between them, Takuma Sato and Bobby Rahal have experienced the thrill of winning the Indianapolis 500 a combined five times. Still, there is the memory of the one that got …

Wed, 08/26/20 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Sato Paid Off A Lingering Debt At Indianapolis
Sato Wins Second 500; Dixon Not Cool With Call
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Takuma Sato’s second Indianapolis 500 victory has confirmed his status as the definitive open-wheel late-bloomer.
“Taku” won the race’s 104th edition under caution Sunday at age 43, three years after emerging …

Mon, 08/24/20 – 13:49 | Comments Off on Sato Wins Second 500; Dixon Not Cool With Call