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The National Hot Rod Association has promoted Peter Clifford, the organization’s longtime executive vice president and general manager, to president. Clifford succeeds Tom Compton, who announced his retirement from the NHRA following 15 years as president.
Dallas Gardner, chairman of the NHRA Board of Directors, made the announcement and introduced Clifford as president to NHRA employees […]

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OAK The Class Of The Tudor Field In Canada
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OAK Racing became a Tudor United SportsCar Championship winner on Sunday when it captured the overall victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Driving OAK’s winning No. 42 Morgan/Nissan were Gustavo Yacaman and Olivier Pla. They every one of the 133 laps in the two-hour, 45-minute Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Presented by Hawk Performance.
Based in Le Mans, […]

Mon, 07/14/14 – 6:10 | Comments Off on OAK The Class Of The Tudor Field In Canada
Keselowski Dominates, Wins At New Hampshire
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By Mike Harris |  Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – Some teams tried stretching their fuel mileage. Others gambled on taking two tires or rolled the dice with four. No matter the strategy, nobody was going to beat Brad Keselowski on Sunday.
The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion was the class of the field in the Camping World […]

Sun, 07/13/14 – 15:24 | Comments Off on Keselowski Dominates, Wins At New Hampshire
Madsen Takes Crown At Kings Royal
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Kerry Madsen won the prestigious Kings Royal sprint car race, one of the most coveted prizes on the World of Outlaws STP Series schedule, on Saturday night.
“I just want to thank Eldora Speedway for just letting me be part of this fantastic race,” Madsen said at historic Eldora Speedway after his victoy. “I moved over […]

Sun, 07/13/14 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Madsen Takes Crown At Kings Royal
Hunter-Reay Stuns Kanaan In Iowa IndyCar Race
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If somebody was going to beat Tony Kanaan in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300, he was going to have to do something bold in the late going. That somebody turned out to be Michael Andretti.
Andretti, the owner of Andretti Autosport, ordered driver Ryan Hunter-Reay – who was running 10th – into the pits during […]

Sun, 07/13/14 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Stuns Kanaan In Iowa IndyCar Race
Keselowski Claims NNS Race In Loudon
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Brad Keselowski eased away from Kyle Busch over the final laps to win Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.
Busch held on to finish second.
“This is really satisfying,” Keselowski, driving the Team Penske No. 22 Ford Mustang, said. “This team has deserved to win a few races and things just […]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 17:31 | Comments Off on Keselowski Claims NNS Race In Loudon
Logano’s Homecoming Off To A Rough Start
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – Joey Logano has come a long way since his inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in a rain-shortened race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July, 2009.
Logano was a raw 19-year-old when things fell his way that day.
Now 24 and owner of four more Cup victories, including two […]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Logano’s Homecoming Off To A Rough Start
Ganassi Cars Dominate Iowa Qualifying
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Scott Dixon earned the pole for Saturday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway by setting a two-lap qualifying track record of 186.256 mph.
Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Tony Kanaan, the 2010 race winner on the .894-mile, variably-banked oval while with Andretti Autosport, recorded a two-lap average speed of 185.891 mph in the No. 10 entry to […]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 7:08 | Comments Off on Ganassi Cars Dominate Iowa Qualifying
Erik Jones Wins Iowa Truck Race
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Erik Jones, an 18-year-old Kyle Busch Motorsports driver, won his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series triumph in the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway on Friday night.
Jones led 130 laps and held off a spirited charge from Brad Keselowski Racing’s Ryan Blaney, who finished second.
“It was definitely fun,” Jones said. “I had a […]

Sat, 07/12/14 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Erik Jones Wins Iowa Truck Race
Kyle Busch On Cup Pole In Loudon
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Kyle Busch on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Busch claimed the pole with a track qualifying record lap of 27.574 seconds, 138.130 mph. Ryan Newman held the previous track qualifying record (136.497 mph/27.904 seconds), set in September 2013.
“This was really good for us. We were good off […]

Fri, 07/11/14 – 17:46 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On Cup Pole In Loudon
Racing Reality Smacks Rookie Larson In Face
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – It all seemed so easy for Kyle Larson at the start.
NASCAR’s latest wunderkind was sailing along in his first full season in the elite Sprint Cup series, seemingly headed for a stress-free run to his first berth in the Chase for the championship.
Then bad things began happening […]

Fri, 07/11/14 – 15:02 | 2 Comments