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Twenty-nine races removed from his NHRA Top Fuel career, J.R. Todd says he truly has the look and the feel of a nitromethane-burning Funny Car driver.
“My fire suit is dirty and my hands are dirty and I’m still driving it all over the place,” Todd said Sunday afternoon at Royal Purple Raceway. “So I’m trying […]

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Stenhouse Strikes First For Cup’s High-Pro Couple
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It took Danica Patrick seven years and 225 races to get to Victory Lane at a NASCAR event. She made that VL appearance last weekend at Talladega but, unfortunately for the popular 35-year-old driver, she made it to merely to congratulate her boyfriend.
Once there, Patrick and race-winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr. […]

Fri, 05/12/17 – 20:32 | Comments Off on Stenhouse Strikes First For Cup’s High-Pro Couple
Schmidt, Mario To Square Off At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its list of automobile industry innovations Saturday, when Mario Andretti and Sam Schmidt square-off in the first race featuring two semi-autonomous cars.
Schmidt, co-owner of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and Andretti, the 1969 Indianapolis 500 champion, are scheduled to compete before the […]

Fri, 05/12/17 – 16:31 | Comments Off on Schmidt, Mario To Square Off At Indianapolis
The Teen Beat At Haas F1 Team Goes On.
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Haas F1 Team has expanded its “kiddie corps” driver development program, pairing Indian teenager Arjun Maini alongside fellow-teen Santino Ferrucci of the United States.
Maini, 19, is competing in the GP3 Series for Jenzer Motorsport after running 14 of 18 GP3 Series races in 2016. Despite missing the first four races, […]

Thu, 05/11/17 – 17:04 | Comments Off on The Teen Beat At Haas F1 Team Goes On.
Corvette Adds Pair Of Winners To Le Mans Roster
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American Jordan Taylor and Marcel Fässler of Switzerland have been added to Corvette Racing’s international driver roster for next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Corvette Racing’s 18th consecutive appearance at Circuit de la Sarthe will feature a lineup of six drivers, each with victories in the French endurance classic. Full-season drivers Antonio Garcia of Spain, Jan […]

Wed, 05/10/17 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Corvette Adds Pair Of Winners To Le Mans Roster
Young Yank Back At Great Gig With Haas F1
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The American teenager with the all-Italian name will continue to chase his Formula One dream with Haas F1 Team during 2017.
Santino Ferrucci has been re-signed as a Haas F1 Team development driver while simultaneously competing in his second fulltime season in the GP3 Series for DAMS.
Ferrucci, 18, joined Haas F1 […]

Tue, 05/9/17 – 7:13 | 2 Comments
Capps Makes It Three Straight
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Reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps completed the first “three-peat” of his 22-year career Sunday, racing to victory in the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Capps bagged his third consecutive Wally trophy and second at the track in Commerce, Ga., by defeating Tim Wilkerson on a hole-shot, 1,000-foot pass […]

Mon, 05/8/17 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Capps Makes It Three Straight
Stenhouse Wins Talladega With Last Lap Pass
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. collected his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory Sunday when he passed Kyle Busch on the last lap in overtime, held off a big field of contenders and went on to win the 500-mile race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory came in Stenhouse’s 158th start, it came from the pole and it […]

Sun, 05/7/17 – 17:35 | Comments Off on Stenhouse Wins Talladega With Last Lap Pass
Schumacher Rolls To Southern Pole
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Tony Schumacher earned his 82nd career Top Fuel pole Saturday in search of the one Wally trophy to have eluded the eight-time NHRA world champion as qualifying concluded for the 37th annual NHRA Southern Nationals.
Winner of an NHRA Top Fuel record 83 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series titles, Schumacher has been victorious at every national event […]

Sun, 05/7/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Schumacher Rolls To Southern Pole
Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
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Brothers/drivers Ricky and Jordan Taylor went 4-0 on the season Saturday when they drove their No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing  Cadillac DPi-V.R to victory  in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at the Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas.
Their fourth straight win  marked the longest streak in series history and the longest in major […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
Stenhouse Jr. On Cup Pole At Talladega
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on Saturday won the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The pole was the Roush Fenway Racing driver’s first since he secured his only previous top starting spot in 2013 in Atlanta Motor Speedway.
It was the first pole for a Ford driver at Talladega since Travis Kvapil […]

Sat, 05/6/17 – 19:00 | Comments Off on Stenhouse Jr. On Cup Pole At Talladega