Mon, 2/05/16 – 7:03 | No Comment

For the first time in the diverse history of the National Hot Rod Association two women are leading the Top Fuel and Funny Car point standings – and they happen to be siblings.
Courtney Force, 27, scored her first Funny Car victory of the season Sunday, and jumped from sixth into a first-place tie in points […]

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Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So, when is 95 miles per hour scarier than 200 mph? For Clint Bowyer it was when a very, very hard baseball came at him at 95 as he stood in a batter’s box at Kauffman Stadium earlier this week.
Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip […]

Fri, 05/8/15 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Castroneves Enjoying A Very Merry Month Of May
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No Verizon IndyCar Series driver is poised to enjoy the Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway more than Helio Castroneves.
Team Penske’s longest-tenured driver, Castroneves will mark his milestone 300th series start Saturday in the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the IMS road-course. But that’s only the first entry on Helio’s […]

Fri, 05/8/15 – 9:27 | Comments Off on Castroneves Enjoying A Very Merry Month Of May
Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The rain was coming down hard and pooling up across the garage area at a rate that was putting Thursday afternoon practices for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kansas Speedway in serious jeopardy.
Might have been a good weekend to stay home […]

Thu, 05/7/15 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
Foyt To Bring Tag, No. 48 Back To Indianapolis
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Veteran Indy car driver and 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Alex Tagliani  has been added to the roster of A.J. Foyt Enterprises for the 99th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” later this month.
Tagliani will drive the Al-Fe Heat Treating Honda-powered Dallara at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the team owned by Foyt, first four-time winner […]

Tue, 05/5/15 – 17:55 | Comments Off on Foyt To Bring Tag, No. 48 Back To Indianapolis
Aero Kit Era Off To A Fast Start In Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Juan Pablo Montoya ushered-in the Verizon IndyCar Series’ superspeedway aero kit era at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday with a chart-topping lap the former Indianapolis 500 champion immediately dismissed as “irrelevant.”
Taken in context, JPM’s observation was more spot-on than sarcastic. Opening Day activities leading into the 99th running of the Indy […]

Mon, 05/4/15 – 7:14 | One Comment
Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
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Time was, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ruled over Talladega Superspeedway but that time was over decade ago. On Sunday, Earnhardt ruled the Sprint Cup Series biggest track once again as he led the most laps and held on to win the Geico 500.
The victory was Junior’s sixth at the 2.66-mile oval but first since 2004.
It was […]

Sun, 05/3/15 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
Taylor Brothers On Pole At Mazda Raceway In Laguna Seca
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Jordan Taylor drove to his first career Tudor United SportsCar Series pole on Saturday, giving his Wayne Taylor Racing team P1 for the start of  Sunday’s Continental TireMonterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The No. 10 Corvette DP, co-driven by brotherRicky Taylor, paced the Prototype field with a time of 1 minute,18.718 […]

Sun, 05/3/15 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Taylor Brothers On Pole At Mazda Raceway In Laguna Seca
Logano Picks Up Third XFINITY Victory Of The Season
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Joey Logano won his third  NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season Saturday when he captured the Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway.
The Team Penske driver has also won the Daytona 500 and has racked up eight top-10 finishes in nine Sprint Cup Series starts.
“This has been a pretty special season so far,” Logano said. “We’ve […]

Sun, 05/3/15 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Logano Picks Up Third XFINITY Victory Of The Season
Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Old system, new system or a hybrid of the two, Jeff Gordon remains one of the best pole-day drivers in the history of stock car racing.
On Saturday, Gordon greeted the debut of the new hybrid format for qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway with a dominating pole-securing run for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series […]

Sat, 05/2/15 – 15:29 | Comments Off on Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
Gordon’s Indy 500 Dream To Come True – Kind Of
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR accomplishments are documented throughout the Indianapolis Motor Speedway record book, courtesy of his five victories in the Brickyard 400. The Sprint Cup Series superstar who cut his racing teeth as a teen-aged resident of Pittsboro, Ind., will join another elite IMS list later this month as driver […]

Fri, 05/1/15 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Gordon’s Indy 500 Dream To Come True – Kind Of