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Brad Keselowski survived a late-race wreckfest, pulled off a last-lap pass and won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The win was Keselowski’s fifth at the restrictor-plate track, his third there since 2012 and moves him into the next round of the Playoffs.
“It’s a special day any day you can win,” he said, “but to […]

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Brian France Talks About The Family Business In Phoenix
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Is Ben Kennedy being groomed to take over the NASCAR family business? It sure sounds like it.
The NASCAR Wire Service reports that during a keynote presentation Friday at Transitions West 2016, a family business conference held in Phoenix – site of this weekend’s racing – NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France shared stories of advice […]

Sun, 11/13/16 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Brian France Talks About The Family Business In Phoenix
Laughlin Picks Tree Lights Over Friday Night Lights
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Rising NHRA Pro Stock contender Alex Laughlin never has lacked for self-confidence, dating to his football-playing days as a high school freshman and sophomore in North Texas.
“I went to Stephenville High School and they’re super-big on football,” said Laughlin, 28, briefly recalling those gridiron glory days from inside his hauler […]

Sun, 11/13/16 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Laughlin Picks Tree Lights Over Friday Night Lights
Xfinity Final Field Set
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Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch won Saturday night’s Xfinity Series race at Phoenix International but the big news took place behind him where the Championship 4 field was set.
Earning berths in the championship-deciding final race at Homestead-Miami Speedway next week are Justin Allgaier, Daniel Suarez, Erik Jones and Elliott Sadler.
Busch led 190 of 200 laps […]

Sun, 11/13/16 – 9:26 | Comments Off on Xfinity Final Field Set
Capps Finally Gets His Funny Car Championship
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Ron Capps was crowned 2016 NHRA Funny Car world champion Saturday in Pomona, Calif., and has the unmistakable bling to prove it.
“This is epic,” Capps said after receiving the Mello Yello champion’s jacket and dinner plate-sized gold medal he dubbed “My Mr. T starter kit” at the conclusion of qualifying for the 52nd annual Auto […]

Sun, 11/13/16 – 9:09 | Comments Off on Capps Finally Gets His Funny Car Championship
Suarez Trucks To Phoenix Win, Chase Finals
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Daniel Suarez took the lead from Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate William Byron on lap 141 of Friday night’s 150-lap Camping World Truck Series race and went on to earn the first victory of his career in the series.
Byron lost the lead when is engine failed and as a result of his 27th-place finish, was eliminated […]

Sat, 11/12/16 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Suarez Trucks To Phoenix Win, Chase Finals
Capps Looking Good To Cap Off Funny Car Season With A Championship
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Ron Capps is off to a near-perfect start in the bid to clinch his first NHRA Funny Car world championship, a career-defining moment that could be realized and celebrated Saturday.
Capps bagged valuable qualifying points while Don Schumacher Racing teammate Jack Beckman sprinted into the provisional lead Friday during the opening two rounds of time trials […]

Sat, 11/12/16 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Capps Looking Good To Cap Off Funny Car Season With A Championship
Arizona Driver Alex Bowman On Pole In Phoenix
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Alex Bowman, who is substitute driving for injured Dale Earnhardt Jr., won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The race at PIR will set the field for the season-ending Championship 4 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Two of the four berths in the finals have already been clinched […]

Sat, 11/12/16 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Arizona Driver Alex Bowman On Pole In Phoenix
Haas F1 To Shake Up Driver Lineup
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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American-owned Haas F1 Team has signed Kevin Magnussen as teammate to Romain Grosjean for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
Magnussen, a 24-year-old from Roskilde, Denmark, brings two years of Formula One experience to Haas F1 _ his rookie season with McLaren in 2014 and the 2016 season with […]

Fri, 11/11/16 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Haas F1 To Shake Up Driver Lineup
Funny Car’s Capps Hoping To Party In Pomona
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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After all the burnouts, hole shots and explosions he has experienced during a 19-year Funny Car career, the most meaningful lap Ron Capps records Sunday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona figures to be covered in the wrong direction…engine silent…behind a tow-car.
The return road at the famed NHRA facility will […]

Fri, 11/11/16 – 8:09 | Comments Off on Funny Car’s Capps Hoping To Party In Pomona
TMS Extends Its Global Reach
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Its stature as “The Great American Speedway” firmly established, it’s time to acknowledge Texas Motor Speedway as “The Rand McNally of Motorsports.”
That tag became applicable Sunday, when three temporary residents of Antarctica attending the 12th annual AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase race allowed TMS to complete a fan […]

Mon, 11/7/16 – 9:07 | Comments Off on TMS Extends Its Global Reach