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J.R. Todd and Matt Smith clinched world championships Sunday during the 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, where Steve Torrence celebrated playoff perfection.
Todd clinched his first career Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car title during the opening round of eliminations when point-runner-up Robert Hight lost his match against […]

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Bell Collects Xfinity Win In Dover
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Christopher Bell won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway, collecting his sixth victory in his rookie year.
Ross Chastain, meanwhile, was booted from the playoffs.
Already locked into the Round of 8 by virtue of his Round of 12 victory at Richmond, Bell led the field to a restart with 17 laps left and pulled […]

Sat, 10/6/18 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Bell Collects Xfinity Win In Dover
Smith Has Simple Plan For Winning Countdown
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Matt Smith’s blueprint for securing the 2018 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship is as simple as 1-2-3 aboard a bike he affectionately has described as “hateful, mean and nasty.”
That’s a blunt way of stating that Matt Smith Racing has emerged as a bona fide title contender […]

Sat, 10/6/18 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Smith Has Simple Plan For Winning Countdown
Rain Puts Kyle Busch On Dover Pole
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A sudden rain shower in Friday afternoon soaked the concrete track at Dover International Speedway, forcing cancellation of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying session.
As a result, the field for Sunday’s race was set according to owner points.
On the pole for the first event of the Round of 12 playoff race will be […]

Fri, 10/5/18 – 16:27 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Kyle Busch On Dover Pole
Texas’ Torrence Looking To Break Motorplex Hex
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Native Texan Steve Torrence admittedly has returned to the Texas Motorplex with mixed emotions for this weekend’s 33rd annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Torrence openly loves the Motorplex, the all-concrete surface on which he has logged more laps than any other and where he won a pair of […]

Fri, 10/5/18 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Texas’ Torrence Looking To Break Motorplex Hex
Carl Edwards Heads Into Texas HOF
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Carl Edwards shocked NASCAR Nation when he unexpectedly announced his retirement from big-time stock car racing in January 2017. But the man who punctuated each victory with his signature back flip off the door of his race car will return next month to Texas Motor Speedway, […]

Thu, 10/4/18 – 17:40 | Comments Off on Carl Edwards Heads Into Texas HOF
Five-Timer Dixon Is IndyCar Man Of The Hour
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Scott Dixon has settled into INDYCAR’s lengthy offseason with a seven-figure bonus, a new teammate and the red-carpet launch of a feature documentary about his life and times.
Now a five-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Dixon and his Chip Ganassi Racing team were honored at the recent INDYCAR Victory Lap celebration […]

Thu, 10/4/18 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Five-Timer Dixon Is IndyCar Man Of The Hour
Roval Debut Smashes Up The Cup Playoffs Field
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Clint Bowyer, third-place finisher in Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400, strode into the media center, sat down at the interview desk, took a deep breath and remarked: “God almighty!”
Bowyer’s two words aptly described Charlotte Motor Speedway’s inaugural Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series road course race, which […]

Mon, 10/1/18 – 7:34 | Comments Off on Roval Debut Smashes Up The Cup Playoffs Field
Blaney Cashes In On Crashes To Win Roval
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Winner Ryan Blaney looked as stunned as many of those who competed in Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series race, and virtually all those who were watching it from the grandstands at Charlotte Motor Speedway and from their comfy chairs in their living rooms.
Blaney successfully navigated his way through a final-lap […]

Sun, 09/30/18 – 17:42 | Comments Off on Blaney Cashes In On Crashes To Win Roval
Briscoe Becomes Winner At CMS
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CONCORD, N.C. – For Chase Briscoe and Justin Marks, Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 200 on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 2.28-mile, 17-turn road course marked milestones in each competitor’s career.
Briscoe won his first-ever Xfinity race, finishing 1.478 seconds ahead of Marks. At age 37, it was Marks’ final NASCAR Xfinity race.
“I was holding back tears […]

Sat, 09/29/18 – 19:22 | Comments Off on Briscoe Becomes Winner At CMS
Kurt Busch On Pole At Roval
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Kurt Busch and his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford won the pole for Sunday’s debut Monster Entergy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.
Running late in the final round, Busch toured the 2.28-mile, 17-corner course in 76.805 seconds (106.868 mph) to edge road-course ace AJ Allmendinger (76.846 seconds at 106.811 mph) for […]

Sat, 09/29/18 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch On Pole At Roval