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An unflappable Larry Morgan won a classic Pro Stock starting line burn-down against Allen Johnson en route to a hole-shot victory that ended the latter’s reign as “King of The Mountain” during Sunday’s upset-filled finals of the 36th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Following a stubborn staging duel that lasted 1 minute, 45 seconds, Morgan covered […]

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Johnson Jr. Streaks To Pole In Joliet
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Tommy Johnson Jr. ran his first career three-second pass in Funny Car to claim the Funny Car pole for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also claimed No. 1 qualifying positions and will […]

Sun, 06/29/14 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Streaks To Pole In Joliet
Keselowski Sprints To Win, Care Center In Sparta
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The only bumps that slowed down Brad Keselowski at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night occurred in Victory Lane after the race when a broken champagne bottle sent him to the care center for stitches.
“Yeah, welcome to the party,” he said of the Victory Lane incident. “It’s all good. I’m just […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 21:33 | Comments Off on Keselowski Sprints To Win, Care Center In Sparta
Huertas Wins In Houston
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Columbian Carlos Huertas won Race 1 of the IndyCar Series event in Houston on Saturday. It was his first victory in the series.
Fellow Columbian Juan Pablo Montoya finished second and rookie Carlos Munoz placed third.
Huertas’ previous best finish was eighth in the opening round of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit a month ago. He is the […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 20:38 | Comments Off on Huertas Wins In Houston
Schatz Moves Into Even More Elite Company
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Donny Schatz keeps making history.
Only two other people have done what five-time champion Schatz did at 34 Raceway Friday night – become a 154-race winner in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series.
In scoring his seventh win of the season, Schatz surpassed two-time champion Mark Kinser for third on the all-time wins list.
“It’s something […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Schatz Moves Into Even More Elite Company
Harvick Takes Kentucky NNS Race
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Kevin Harvick passed Kyle Busch for the lead on a late restart and went on to win Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kenucky Speedway.
The pass, which came with four laps to go, gave Harvick the win in a race that had been dominated by Brad Keselowski.
But Keselowski, who led 138 of 200 laps, […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Harvick Takes Kentucky NNS Race
JFR Drivers Lead Nitro Fields At Route 66
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Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and Robert Hight (Funny Car) drove their John Force Racing entries to provisional No. 1 qualifying positions during Friday qualifying at the 17th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also topped their classes in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Sat, 06/28/14 – 7:14 | Comments Off on JFR Drivers Lead Nitro Fields At Route 66
Keselwoski Wins Pole At Kentucky
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Brad Keselowski will start Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway from the pole after posting the top speed during Friday’s qualifying session.
The pole was Keselowski’s second of the day as he also was fastest in qualifying for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race.
The Team Penske driver’s teammate, Joey Logano, qualified second fastest.
Jeff Gordon, who […]

Fri, 06/27/14 – 18:34 | Comments Off on Keselwoski Wins Pole At Kentucky
Tudor Sports Cars To Visit The Glen For The First Time
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The Tudor United SportsCar Championship Series returns to racing this weekend with the annual 6-hour endurance race at wonderful old Watkins Glen International. The event not only marks the half way point of the season, it also is the third race of the four-race Patron North American Endurance Cup.
The event will feature all four […]

Fri, 06/27/14 – 11:55 | Comments Off on Tudor Sports Cars To Visit The Glen For The First Time
Busch Streaks On With Truck Win At Kentucky
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Kyle Busch dominated Thursday night’s UNOH 225 Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway to get his fifth victory in five starts this season.
“Tonight was great,” Busch, who started the race from the pole, said.  “It’s a great opportunity to drive good equipment and good stuff, and I’m really proud that my name is […]

Fri, 06/27/14 – 6:26 | Comments Off on Busch Streaks On With Truck Win At Kentucky
Cup Drivers Ready For Bumpy Ride At Kentucky
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Matt Kenseth spent a sizable chunk of this week’s Sprint Cup media teleconference talking about the bumps at Kentucky Speedway. Lots of tracks have bumps, Kenseth said, but Kentucky is “really, really bumpy”. Two “reallys”, which for low-key Kenseth is like five “reallys” for drivers with more effervescent personalities.
Drivers […]

Thu, 06/26/14 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Ready For Bumpy Ride At Kentucky