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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will miss the 2016 Daytona 500 later this month _ the start of his final season as driver _  after suffering a fracture in his back in an all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday.
Stewart-Haas Racing reported Thursday that Stewart, driver of the No. 14 […]

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Schumacher Clinches Top Fuel Championship No. 8
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Tony Schumacher woke up Saturday as a seven-time NHRA Top Fuel champion. He went to bed Saturday night as an eight-time champ.
Schumacher clinched the 2014 championship when closest challenger
Spencer Massey failed to improve on his sixth-place qualifying position at the close of time trials for the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona (Calif.) Raceway.
Schumacher […]

Sat, 11/15/14 – 23:00 | Comments Off on Schumacher Clinches Top Fuel Championship No. 8
Kenseth Wins Final NNS Race
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Matt Kenseth won the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday.
Chase Elliott, who had clinched the driver’s championship last Saturday in Phoenix driving for JR Motorsports, finished 17th after scraping the outside wall late in the race.
Brad Keselowski finished eighth to give Roger Penske the owners’ championship.
Elliott also received […]

Sat, 11/15/14 – 22:10 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins Final NNS Race
Kalitta On Top In Top Fuel After First Day Of Qualifying In Pomona
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Doug Kalitta earned the provisional pole in Top Fuel Friday at the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
If he can hold his lead through Satuday’s final two rounds of qualifying, Kalitta will win his seventh pole of the season.
“That was a nice run for us tonight,” Kalitta said. […]

Sat, 11/15/14 – 7:39 | Comments Off on Kalitta On Top In Top Fuel After First Day Of Qualifying In Pomona
Crafton Repeats As Top Trucker
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Darrell  Wallace Jr. won Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and, by finishing ninth, Matt Crafton repeated as series champion.
Crafton and his ThorSport Racing No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra captured the title by 21 points over second-place Ryan Blaney – becoming the first driver in Camping World […]

Sat, 11/15/14 – 7:32 | Comments Off on Crafton Repeats As Top Trucker
Gordon On Pole At Homestead
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By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Jeff Gordon edged Kurt Busch for the top starting spot in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway (3 p.m. ET on ESPN), as three of the four contenders in the Championship Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup qualified in the top nine during Friday’s time trials.
In […]

Fri, 11/14/14 – 21:23 | Comments Off on Gordon On Pole At Homestead
Hamlin: Fail Of 2010 Is Going Propel Team In 2014
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Four years ago, as the Sprint Cup Series arrived at Homestead-Miami Speedway for it’s annual season-ending, championship-deciding weekend, it seemed all but certain that square peg Denny Hamlin was about to jam himself into a round hole.
The kid who just never really seemed to fit the part of star NASCAR […]

Fri, 11/14/14 – 15:43 | Comments Off on Hamlin: Fail Of 2010 Is Going Propel Team In 2014
Pomona II Means It’s Force Vs. Hagan Time
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NHRA Funny Car point-leader Matt Hagan knows the road to his second world championship likely will run through John Force, drag racing’s consummate showman.
So, armed with a 21-point/two-rounds of racing lead heading into the season-ending 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals…it’s on with the show!
“It’s going to be one hell of a show, and I’m […]

Fri, 11/14/14 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Pomona II Means It’s Force Vs. Hagan Time
Enders-Stevens Ready To Make Pro Stock History
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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In a career marked by multiple “firsts” and one made-for-TV movie, the script for Erica Enders-Stevens’ NHRA sequel is all about celebrating Pro Stock herstory.
Enders-Stevens is poised to become the first woman to win a Pro Stock world championship during this weekend’s season-ending 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at […]

Thu, 11/13/14 – 18:18 | Comments Off on Enders-Stevens Ready To Make Pro Stock History
‘The Sarge’ Hits Pomona With Sights Set On No. 8
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The 2014 version of Tony Schumacher’s biggest-ever week was just getting started on Tuesday and it was already decision time. And, as one would expect from a guy who races cars at well over 300 mph, Schumacher was quick and decisive when it mattered a ton.
“Oreo,” the seven-time NHRA Top […]

Thu, 11/13/14 – 10:43 | Comments Off on ‘The Sarge’ Hits Pomona With Sights Set On No. 8
Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery
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Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr. underwent successful coronary bypass surgery Wednesday in Houston after being diagnosed with blockages on Monday.
Foyt, 79, was admitted into Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center on Friday with intermittent chest pains but initial testing results were inconclusive. However, a cardiac catheterization procedure performed Monday revealed blockages in arteries where […]

Thu, 11/13/14 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery