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While driving a 320-plus mph Top Fuel car never will be classified as easy, Richie Crampton insists his comfort level is growing exponentially with each pass this season in the Lucas Oil dragster.
The NHRA’s reigning Rookie of the Year, Crampton hasn’t lost a first-round matchup through five races in 2015 – a streak capped by […]

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Kansas Cup Race To Feature Plenty Of Speed
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KANSAS CITY, Kan.– The fastest field in the 13-year history of Kansas Speedway will usher in the inaugural Sprint Cup race under the lights on the 1.5-mile oval Saturday night.
Less than two years after the first complete repaving job in the history of the facility, more than half of the field shattered Matt Kenseth’s previous […]

Fri, 05/9/14 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Kansas Cup Race To Feature Plenty Of Speed
Young Blaney’s Future Is Sprint Cup, Not Sprint Cars
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Dave Blaney was a short track monster. He was a Silver Crown champion and a World of Outlaws champion. He won the Knoxville Nationals and the Gold Cup at Eldora Speedway in Ohio. He’s a dirt-track owner and recently voted into the Sprint Car Hall of Fame in Knoxville.
Now he has […]

Fri, 05/9/14 – 13:40 | One Comment
Big Oval Newbies Take To The Track At Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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On the advice of team-owner Dale Coyne, road-racing specialist Carlos Huertas has adjusted to the idea of left turns only for the 98th edition of the Indianapolis 500 later this month.
“I was a bit unsure (about oval-track racing) because I never did it before. And because I had a late […]

Tue, 05/6/14 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Big Oval Newbies Take To The Track At Indianapolis
Camping World Signs Title Sponsorship Extension
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The Camping World Truck Series will remain the Camping World Truck Series through the 2022 season it was announced on Monday.
The camping and RV dealer reached a seven-year agreement with NASCAR to continue on as title sponsor of the series.
“The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has one of the most consistent and durable audiences in […]

Mon, 05/5/14 – 10:14 | Comments Off on Camping World Signs Title Sponsorship Extension
P2 Car Gets First Tudor Victory
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A P2 Prototype got its first victory in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series Sunday when the team of Ed Brown and Johannes van Overbeek drove their No. 2 Tequila Patrón HPD ARX-03b/Honda to victory in the Continental Tire Grand Prix of Monterey powered by Mazda.
Their averaged speed was 97.318 mph in the two-hour, caution-free […]

Mon, 05/5/14 – 7:51 | Comments Off on P2 Car Gets First Tudor Victory
Hamlin Claims Talladega With Yellow Flag Victory
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Denny Hamlin had the lead when debris forced a caution with less than a lap to go and that gave him the victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory was the first of the season for Hamlin and his Joe Gibbs Racing team, and it likely put him in the Chase […]

Sun, 05/4/14 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Hamlin Claims Talladega With Yellow Flag Victory
Flat Spot On: Talladega Produces Magic On This Day
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega bound. When pulling out from Atlanta and heading west, the anticipation begins along with the uneasiness. At the Alabama line, the ambivalence hits top dead center. You just never know what to expect at the stock car behemoth.
On this day, it’s all on the up and […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 20:15 | One Comment
Sadler Holds On To Win Talladega NNS Race
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Elliott Sadler survived/won Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway.
Sadler, for whom it was his 10th series victory, led nine times for a race-best 40 laps.
“We stayed on the bottom (on a final restart), stuck to our guns, David Ragan did a good job of pushing us and we were able to […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 19:06 | Comments Off on Sadler Holds On To Win Talladega NNS Race
Scott Wins Pole In Bizzare Qualifying At Talladega
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Brian Scott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega on Saturday afternoon.
Scott overcame a rather reluctant group of 11 other drivers – none would take to the track until there was only time enough left for a single green-flag lap – in the final round of knockout qualifying to get the […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 13:54 | Comments Off on Scott Wins Pole In Bizzare Qualifying At Talladega
Hornish Wins NNS Pole At Talladega
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Sam Hornish Jr.on Friday won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Elliott Sadler and Darrell Wallace Jr. qualified second and third.
Hornish, who is making his first Nationwide start this season, had a fast lap of  186.783 mph in the closing seconds of the third and final round of Friday’s qualifying session.
It was […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Hornish Wins NNS Pole At Talladega