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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Hamlin Says NASCAR Bailed Harvick Out At ‘Dega
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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IRVING, Texas – Sprint Cup star Denny Hamlin says NASCAR opted to play-it-safe Tuesday when it absolved Kevin Harvick of “bricking the field” and intentionally causing a race-altering wreck during Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Hamlin was among four drivers failing to advance into the Eliminator 8 Round of the […]

Fri, 10/30/15 – 8:35 | 2 Comments
The Haters Have Their Boy In Joey Logano
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Success has not translated to love for Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano. On the contrary.
Logano, who swept the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Champions by winning at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, said Tuesday that hated from some NASCAR fans and perhaps a […]

Wed, 10/28/15 – 9:15 | Comments Off on The Haters Have Their Boy In Joey Logano
Hamilton Now Running In The Senna Zone
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AUSTIN, Texas – Lewis Hamilton’s latest victory at Circuit of The Americas not only clinched his third Formula One World Driving Championship, it also allowed the Brit to channel his inner Ayrton Senna.
“As a kid I just wanted to be World Champion,” Hamilton said Sunday after his third U.S. Grand Prix victory in four starts […]

Wed, 10/28/15 – 7:21 | Comments Off on Hamilton Now Running In The Senna Zone
INDYCAR’s 2016 Schedule Adds, Subtracts Historic Venues
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INDYCAR announced the IndyCar Series 2016 schedule on Tuesday and it includes the addition of two historic venues and the subtraction of a third.
The schedule includes  a 16-race season – anchored by the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
It will begin on March 13 with the street race in St. Petersburg, Fla. and […]

Tue, 10/27/15 – 8:54 | Comments Off on INDYCAR’s 2016 Schedule Adds, Subtracts Historic Venues
NASCAR Annouces 2016 Schedules
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NASCAR officials unveiled the 2016 Sprint Cup and Xfinity series schedules on Monday and they contained several changes from the 2015 schedule.
Once again, 36 races are on the season.
The season will begin, as usual, at Daytona International in February for Speedweeks and the Dayt0na 500.
Daytona Rising, the speedway’s $400 million redevelopment project, will be complete […]

Mon, 10/26/15 – 15:17 | Comments Off on NASCAR Annouces 2016 Schedules
Late-Race Wreck: Accident Or Premeditated?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As the sun began to go down at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, and the temperatures of fans and at least a couple of drivers began to rise, one veteran NASCAR reporter took to social media to heap snark on peers who were taking shots at Kevin Harvick.
What evidence, he asked […]

Mon, 10/26/15 – 9:37 | One Comment
Logano Sweeps Round Two; Junior Inches Short
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joey Logano didn’t need to win Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to advance to the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship but did. Dale Earnhardt Jr. did need to win to advance and didn’t, though determining those results took an extended examination of video by NASCAR officials.
As […]

Sun, 10/25/15 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Logano Sweeps Round Two; Junior Inches Short
Hamilton Wins USGP, Clinches World Championship
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG won the United States Grand Prix on Sunday at the Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas and in doing so won his third Formula One world championship.
The native of Great Britain beat out teammate and pole-winner Nico Rosberg to get the victory and 2015 […]

Sun, 10/25/15 – 16:02 | Comments Off on Hamilton Wins USGP, Clinches World Championship
Rain Reigns Over USGP At Circuit Of The Americas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Texas – Formula One prides itself with racing in the rain but not necessarily in torrential rain  – a possibility that promises to plague Sunday’s scheduled fourth annual U.S. Grand Prix/Regatta at Circuit of The Americas.
Relentless rain and pockets of standing water around COTA’s 3.427-mile/20-turn circuit forced officials from […]

Sun, 10/25/15 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Rain Reigns Over USGP At Circuit Of The Americas
Gordon Says Farewell To Talladega With A Pole Victory
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jeff Gordon will start what appears to be his final Sprint Cup Series race at NASCAR’s biggest track from the pole.
Gordon, who has announced that this will be his final season as a full-time driver in the series, won the pole on the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway oval with a lap […]

Sat, 10/24/15 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Gordon Says Farewell To Talladega With A Pole Victory