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On the one-year anniversary of his strategic partnership with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, native Texan Steve Torrence is determined to take the affiliation to the next level during this weekend’s 29th annual NHRA SpringNationals.
Torrence, winner of the season-opening Winternationals at Pomona, Calif., raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday at Royal Purple Raceway […]

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Anderson Meets The Horsepower Challenge
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Greg Anderson raced to victory in the K&N Horsepower Challenge in an uncontested final round when teammate Jason Line’s car broke on the starting line Saturday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Anderson’s Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro lost traction at the start, but he was able to cruise down the track to claim […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Anderson Meets The Horsepower Challenge
Trucker Kyle Busch Is On The Board In Martinsville
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Kyle Busch snapped a 0-30 winless streak at Martinsville Speedway Saturday, holding off John Hunter Nemechek through three restarts in the final 21 laps of the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race to claim his first victory at the historical short track.
It was […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 19:05 | Comments Off on Trucker Kyle Busch Is On The Board In Martinsville
Mercedes Sweeps Front Row In Bahrain; Haas Again Shows Speed
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Mercedes AMG teammates had the two fastest cars in Saturday’s qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. No surprise there. But the American Haas F1 Team again showed spunk as its two drivers both placed in the top 13 during the session at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Lewis Hamilton won the pole with a lap at […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 17:22 | Comments Off on Mercedes Sweeps Front Row In Bahrain; Haas Again Shows Speed
Hamlin Knows He Needs To Be Good Boy At Mville
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – With Jeff Gordon’s retirement, Martinsville Speedway’s top three race winners no longer compete, leaving Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin as the only active drivers in the top 10 of this statistic.
In a category NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads with 15 victories, Johnson ranks fourth […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Hamlin Knows He Needs To Be Good Boy At Mville
Beckman’s Qualifying Rampage Rolls On
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Jack Beckman and crew chief Jimmy Prock are on the cusp of earning their third pole position in four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing events after Friday’s opening two rounds of time trials for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
“Fast Jack” and his Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T set a record elapsed time of 3.916-seconds […]

Sat, 04/2/16 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Beckman’s Qualifying Rampage Rolls On
Earnhardt Jr. Pledges Brain To Scientific Research
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Information Dale Earnhardt Jr. received four years ago when he suffered two concussions in a six-week period as well as inspiration garnered from other athletes convinced the third-generation driver to pledge his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death, the NASCAR driver said Friday.
“I […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Pledges Brain To Scientific Research
Castroneves On Pole As IndyCar Returns To Phoenix
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Helio Castroneves set a track lap record on his way to winning the pole position for the Phoenix Grand Prix in the IndyCar Series’ return to historic Phoenix International Raceway on Friday.
The Team Penske driver won the pole with a two-lap speed average of 192.324 mph in the No. 3 Chevrolet. His first lap of […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Castroneves On Pole As IndyCar Returns To Phoenix
Logano Wins Pole In Martinsville
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano claimed his third straight pole at Martinsville Speedway Friday and readily admitted that last year’s incident with Matt Kenseth at the half-mile track had become a major motivator for him.
“You have to use things like that to motivate you and your team,” Logano said following qualifying for Sunday’s STP 500. […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 16:13 | Comments Off on Logano Wins Pole In Martinsville
Rookie Blaney No Stranger To Martinsville
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Ryan Blaney is no stranger to Martinsville Speedway, having produced four top-10 finishes in five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at the half-mile track; a fact the 22-year-old believes will benefit him in his Sprint Cup debut Sunday in the STP 500.
“Even though they are completely […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Rookie Blaney No Stranger To Martinsville
Enders Heads To Vegas Seeking Answers For New Car Blues
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In automobile racing, other drivers are not one’s only competition. To win races, teams and drivers must also conquer the always-changing technical landscape.
In the NHRA Pro Stock category, that technical landscape has changed dramatically this season and defending two-time champion Erica Enders and her Elite Motorsports have had a tough […]

Fri, 04/1/16 – 10:12 | Comments Off on Enders Heads To Vegas Seeking Answers For New Car Blues