Sun, 14/01/18 – 9:35 | No Comment

Oklahoma native Christopher Bell cashed in on the bad luck of Kyle Larson to win his second straight Chili Bowl Nationals Golden Driller Trophy on Saturday night in Tulsa, Okla.
The reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion was able to go back to back after a dominant Larson suffered an engine failure while leading lead […]

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Outlaws Celebrate In Charlotte
A frenetic Friday of Bad Boy Off-Road World of Outlaws World Finals racing saw three drivers from different sections of the United States celebrate at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Louisiana native Jason Johnson stormed to his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car win of the season while West Virginia’s Josh Richards rallied for his […]

Sat, 10/29/16 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Outlaws Celebrate In Charlotte
Hagan Looking Serious In Funnies
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Matt Hagan’s late-season rush for a third NHRA Funny Car world championship gained additional traction Friday, when the Don Schumacher Racing ace powered to the provisional pole after two rounds of qualifications for the 16th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals.
Hagan ran a track-record 1,000-foot elapsed time of 3.872-seconds at 329.18 mph in his Mopar Express Lane/Rocky […]

Sat, 10/29/16 – 8:45 | Comments Off on Hagan Looking Serious In Funnies
Truex on Martinsville Pole

One week after being eliminated from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship, Martin Truex Jr. showed that he will still be a factor in the Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway as he captured the pole for Sunday’s race.
For Truex, it’s his second straight pole and fifth of the season, but first at Martinsville.
“It’s fun […]

Fri, 10/28/16 – 19:36 | Comments Off on Truex on Martinsville Pole
Hamlin Defends Lack of JGR Support At ‘Dega
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Denny Hamlin said Friday his three Joe Gibbs Racing teammates who remained at the back of the field during last weekend’s Talladega race shouldn’t be criticized; that they were simply being smart.
“They would be the dumbest group in history if they had run in the middle […]

Fri, 10/28/16 – 19:27 | 2 Comments
Six NHRA Drivers On Road To The Future
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Six rookies representing four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series categories are candidates for the 2016 Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award.
Recognizing the series’ top rookie competitor, the award features a $20,000 prize and trophy to the winner. He or she will be honored during NHRA’s […]

Thu, 10/27/16 – 14:43 | Comments Off on Six NHRA Drivers On Road To The Future
Hamilton Dominates; Haas Scores At COTA
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Lewis Hamilton extended his uncanny mastery around Circuit of The Americas_ and momentarily put the brakes on teammate Nico Rosberg’s championship bid _ by recording his milestone 50th Formula One victory in Sunday’s fifth annual United States Grand Prix.
The three-time/reigning World Driving Champion, Hamilton scored his seventh victory of the season […]

Tue, 10/25/16 – 8:44 | Comments Off on Hamilton Dominates; Haas Scores At COTA
Just Win Baby? Not In The Chase Playoffs
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Put a microphone or notebook in front of professional race car drivers and ask them about anything remotely close to strategy and nine times out of 10 you get a face full of cliches about how winning is the one and only strategy.
Then on the tenth of the 10 times you ask, you get the […]

Mon, 10/24/16 – 12:22 | One Comment
Logano Wins, Leads Chasers Into Third Round

Joey Logano held off rookie Brian Scott on an overtime restart, went on to win Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and in doing so, claimed a berth in the Round of Eight in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
Also advancing to the third of four playoff rounds were Kevin Harvick, who finished seventh […]

Sun, 10/23/16 – 16:47 | Comments Off on Logano Wins, Leads Chasers Into Third Round
Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race

Alabama native Grant Enfinger won Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway and in doing so entered the Round of Six in the Chase playoffs.
With a strong push from GMS Racing teammate and Chase driver Ben Kennedy after a restart on Lap 93 of 94, Enfinger surged to the front and stayed there in […]

Sat, 10/22/16 – 18:43 | Comments Off on Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race
Truex To Start Nasty Old Talladega From The Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
While everybody wants to start Sprint Cup races from the pole, drivers hoping to win at Talladega really, really want to start from the pole. The reason: To keep ahead of the chaos of pack racing going on behind.
Martin Truex Jr. earned the right to at least start Sunday’s 500-miler […]

Sat, 10/22/16 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Truex To Start Nasty Old Talladega From The Pole