Fri, 22/09/17 – 8:31 | No Comment

Alex Bowman’s first fulltime Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season officially is underway.
Bowman, the driver who will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. after his season-ending retirement from Hendrick Motorsports, participated in a unique test at Texas Motor Speedway involving NASCAR’s three OEM partners. Chevrolet, Toyota and Ford joined Goodyear Racing for a two-day wheel force transducer […]

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Ingram: Johnson Carries His Own Yardstick
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
We take you now back to the thrilling days of yesteryear, when the Lone Ranger was still one of the best known Western heros and Dale Earnhardt Sr. was still ruling the roost in the NASCAR garage.
One afternoon during happy hour practice at Rockingham as […]

Mon, 09/27/10 – 7:03 | 4 Comments
NHRA Notes: Bernsteins Have The Blues
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Ennis, Texas – Drag racing icon Kenny Bernstein will head into the offseason with his Top Fuel team’s blue color scheme intact.
Bernstein announced Sunday morning that Copart, Inc., a leading on-line vehicle auction site, will remain as primary sponsor on the Top Fuel dragster driven by son Brandon Bernstein for […]

Sun, 09/26/10 – 16:48 | One Comment
He Is Alive: Schumacher Captures Top Fuel In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Ennis, Texas – Tony Schumacher’s bid for an eighth NHRA Top Fuel world title regained traction Sunday at Texas Motorplex, where “The Sarge” defeated Shawn Langdon in the final of the 25th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and […]

Sun, 09/26/10 – 15:41 | Comments Off on He Is Alive: Schumacher Captures Top Fuel In Texas
Johnson Is Back In Championship Form

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
A couple weeks ago, a lot of Sprint Cup championship hopefuls were basing their hopes on the thought that Jimmie Johnson and his team were looking rather vulnerable this season.
Wonder what they are basing their hopes on now.
Johnson, who has won the past four championships, passed Kyle Busch for the […]

Sun, 09/26/10 – 15:20 | One Comment
Race Day: Chasers Could Be In For Rough Time
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Before Clint Bowyer was handed the death penalty in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship for use of an illegal car, much of the post-race talk about New Hampshire concerned aggressive driving in the playoff opener.
The Chase continues today at Dover International Speedway in Delaware and some are wondering if […]

Sun, 09/26/10 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Race Day: Chasers Could Be In For Rough Time
Donny Schatz scored his fifth win of the season on Saturday night in the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway in the series first fall race at the track since 2001.
Schatz claimed the overall title in the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup back in July and has now won four times at Lernerville in his career […]

Sun, 09/26/10 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Schatz Tops At Lernerville
Dillon Gives RCR A Win
Austin Dillon’s remarkable rookie season rolled on Saturday night as he took the lead with 35 laps to go and went on to win the Smith’s Food and Drug Stores 350 Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the second of the year for Dillon and his Richard Childress Racing […]

Sun, 09/26/10 – 6:51 | Comments Off on Dillon Gives RCR A Win
Rain Puts Wilkerson On Pole, JFR On The Spot
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Ennis, Texas – A rain-delayed and eventually shortened Funny Car qualifying session at Texas Motorplex Saturday saw Tim Wilkerson claim his first pole of the season, and set up a dilemma for John Force Racing.
Wilkerson moved from third after Friday’s opening two rounds to the pole via a 1,000-foot pass of 4.079-seconds and 305.77 mph […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 22:10 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Wilkerson On Pole, JFR On The Spot
Busch Wins Dover NNS Race
Kyle Busch dominated Saturday’s Dover 200 Nationwide Series Saturday to get his 11th victory of the season.
The victory total is a new record for a season and Busch did it in just 23 races. Busch passed Sam Ard to get the record.
“Pretty spectacular,” he said of the record.
Busch started from the No. 2 spot but […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 16:41 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Dover NNS Race
Hamlin, Harvick Clash At Dover
Apparently, Clint Bowyer’s Richard Childress Racing teammates have his back.
RCR driver Kevin Harvick mixed it up with Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin on the track during practice on Saturday at Dover International Speedway and then in the infield afterward.
The incidents occurred a day after Hamlin called Bowyer, who was penalized by NASCAR after the […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 13:41 | 2 Comments