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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The Dinger is on-pole at Watkins Glen International and intent upon re-living the dream at the end of Sunday’s 30th annual Cheez-It 355.
AJ Allmendinger arguably provided the feel-good story of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season when he won on the historic WGI road-course last summer. The victory not only […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
Logano Holds Off Keselowski At Watkins Glen
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Joey Logano overcame an early race penalty to win Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at the Watkins Glen International road course.
It was the first road course victory for Logano in any of NASCAR’s top series.
“I’ve been so close to winning with the 22 team on the (Sprint) Cup side and this XFINITY team has been close […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Logano Holds Off Keselowski At Watkins Glen
IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
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IndyCar announced Saturday that Road America, the historic permanent road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis., will make its return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016. The event is set for June 24-26 on the 14-turn, 4.048-mile circuit that hosted 25 Indy car races from 1982-2007.

Road America, established in 1955, has featured some of the […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 13:36 | Comments Off on IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen
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You don’t have to be eligible for social security to remember the days when the vast majority of NASCAR drivers dreaded driving on road courses. Dreaded them the way ill-prepared school children  dread being called upon in class.
The problem, of course, was that things like right turns, constant rev matching, elevation changes and plotting out braking […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 13:14 | Comments Off on Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen
Beckman Refuses To Slow Down In Qualifying
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Jack Beckman continued his hot streak in Funny Car by racing to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) also were quickest in their categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle, the final of three events in the NHRA Western […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 7:01 | Comments Off on Beckman Refuses To Slow Down In Qualifying
Stewart Slapped With ‘Wrongful Death’ Civil Suit
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is the lone defendant named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Friday by the family of Kevin Ward Jr., who was struck and killed by Stewart’s Sprint Car during a race on Aug. 9, 2014, in Upstate New York.
The suit was filed on behalf of Ward’s […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 6:53 | Comments Off on Stewart Slapped With ‘Wrongful Death’ Civil Suit
Stewart Will Not Be Celebrating This Anniversary
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Tony Stewart says he has returned to Watkins Glen International this weekend a different man than the one who last competed on the historic, Upstate New York road-course in the summer of 2012.
“I don’t think I will ever be the same from what happened the last two years,” said Stewart, referencing a pair of life-altering […]

Fri, 08/7/15 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Stewart Will Not Be Celebrating This Anniversary
Beckman Has Shot To Really Clean Up This Week
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Most sports have stories within stories. You know; little sidebar events or moments that have little to do with season championships but mean plenty to those who compete in those events.
This weekend in the Great Northwest, the NHRA has an super interesting sidebar attraction going as it will wrap up […]

Thu, 08/6/15 – 9:48 | Comments Off on Beckman Has Shot To Really Clean Up This Week
Beckman Wins Sonoma; Swing Hopes Remain Alive
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“Fast” Jack Beckman emerged as last man standing in pursuit of sweeping the NHRA’s 2015 Western Swing Sunday, when he polished-off a near-perfect weekend with a Funny Car victory in the 28th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Beckman trailered Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. in the final at Sonoma Raceway to keep alive his bid […]

Mon, 08/3/15 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Beckman Wins Sonoma; Swing Hopes Remain Alive
Kenseth Wins Pocono Battle Of The Fuel-Starved
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Matt Kenseth blew past car after car that were slowing from empty fuel cells on the final lap of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway and went on to win his second race of the season.
The victory was Kenseth’s second of the season, first at Pocono and allowed him to clinch a berth […]

Sun, 08/2/15 – 16:35 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins Pocono Battle Of The Fuel-Starved