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William Byron won the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship and also became the 2017 Rookie of the Year on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway where he finished two places behind race-winner Cole Custer.
Byron is only the second driver to win the Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott being the other in 2014).
Byron outlasted Championship […]

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Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
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Numerous media outlets are reporting Tuesday morning that Carl Edwards will not drive in NASCAR series in the upcoming season. He will reportedly be replaced at Joe Gibbs Racing by Daniel Suarez.
No reasons for the sudden and unexpected move have been reported.
JGR has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday.
Edwards, 37, spent 13 years in the […]

Tue, 01/10/17 – 12:40 | Comments Off on Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indiana Donor Network is teaming up with Clauson-Marshall Racing to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation through Driven2SaveLives®. The campaign, which launched in 2016 around the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, now is expanding into dirt track racing with the hope of registering fans to become donors […]

Tue, 01/10/17 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
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By Len Hayward  | Correspondent
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The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals will take the green flag on Tuesday for its annual five-day extravaganza in Tulsa, Okla. that will feature the best midget racing of the season, but also with honors and tributes to two of its favorite sons.
This year’s event, the 31st, will be the […]

Mon, 01/9/17 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway has absorbed enough of the wet stuff from Mother Nature. And get ready for a triumphant return of the Texas Tire Monster to “The Great American Speedway” in 2017.
Following a 2016 season during which rain and subsequent track-drying efforts tested the patience of […]

Fri, 01/6/17 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Texas Motor Speedway Schedules Major Facelift
Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl
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A record 358 entries have been filed for the 31st edition of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, the annual “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa, Okla.
That number could grow, as entries for the Jan. 10-14 event inside the River Spirit Expo Center will be accepted until the final preliminary night on […]

Tue, 01/3/17 – 20:50 | Comments Off on Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl
Book Picks: Cuddle Up With These Winning Reads
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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When the weather outside is frightful this holiday season…it’s the perfect time to crack open a book. So put on a pot of coffee, slip into your blue Snuggie (only because your favorite red one is in the wash with a guacamole stain) and feed your brain for a change. […]

Sat, 12/24/16 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Book Picks: Cuddle Up With These Winning Reads
Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The Americanization of Max Chilton will continue at Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017, with the Brit set to contest the full Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in the No. 8 Honda with primary sponsorship from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Chilton joined CGR in February 2016 after competing in Indy Lights in […]

Tue, 12/13/16 – 16:55 | Comments Off on Chilton Out To Solve ‘American Way Of Racing’
Earnhardt, Hendrick Talk About Junior’s Return
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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and team owner Rick Hendrick spoke to the media in a teleconference on Friday.
They talked about Earnhardt’s health, his return to racing after missing 18 races in 2016 with concussion-like symptoms, a test held this week and much more.
The following is a transcript of the teleconference:
DALE EARNHARDT, JR.: “Well, the […]

Fri, 12/9/16 – 16:14 | One Comment
Enders, Elite Going Back To Chevy
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Multiple NHRA Pro Stock world champions Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Erica Enders have rejoined the Bowtie Brigade.
Elite Motorsports team-owner Richard Freeman announced at the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis that Coughlin and Enders will compete for the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock crown in a pair of RJ Racecars-built Chevrolet Camaros.
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Thu, 12/8/16 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Enders, Elite Going Back To Chevy
Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., sidelined for 18 Sprint Cup races in 2016 because of injury, will be back in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car in February at Daytona International Speedway it was announced Thursday.
“I feel great, and I’m excited to officially be back,” Earnhardt, 42, said. “I expected things to go really well yesterday, and […]

Thu, 12/8/16 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat