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The National Hot Rod Association has promoted Peter Clifford, the organization’s longtime executive vice president and general manager, to president. Clifford succeeds Tom Compton, who announced his retirement from the NHRA following 15 years as president.
Dallas Gardner, chairman of the NHRA Board of Directors, made the announcement and introduced Clifford as president to NHRA employees […]

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Gentilozzi And Family Have Settled Into Their PC Home
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The hauler which serves as the at-track office for his race team is smaller than they were for Paul Gentilozzi back in the day. The team is smaller. The budgets are definitely smaller and, quite frankly, the stage on which Gentilozzi and his RSR Racing team performs is much smaller.
What hasn’t […]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 8:44 | One Comment
Jeb Burton Seeks Return To Winning Ways At TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – It didn’t take long for the buzz generated by Jeb Burton’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win to wear off.
“Right when I left this chair last year, I knew I needed to win some more,” Burton said Thursday afternoon from a seat in the Media […]

Thu, 06/5/14 – 21:38 | Comments Off on Jeb Burton Seeks Return To Winning Ways At TMS
NASCAR Unveils Changes For Eldora Trucks Race
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NASCAR on Tuesday announced a series of format changes to the second annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Eldora Speedway dirt track, which is scheduled for July 23.
The changes include:
– Pit stops during competition cautions are now optional, whereas they were mandatory in last year’s inaugural event.
– Each qualifying race will now […]

Tue, 06/3/14 – 7:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR Unveils Changes For Eldora Trucks Race
Crampton Tops Kalitta; Wins First Top Fuel Race
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Richie Crampton claimed his first career Top Fuel victory and became the 100th different winner in the category. The victory came at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J. on Sunday.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were respective winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Mon, 06/2/14 – 6:49 | Comments Off on Crampton Tops Kalitta; Wins First Top Fuel Race
Castroneves Puts Cap On Big Penske Weekend in Detroit
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Helio Castroneves finished off an all-Penske weekend in Detroit by winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Belle Isle road course.
Castroneves’ victory comes one day after Team Penske teammate Will Power won the first race of the Detroit weekend double header.
That double header is promoted by team owner Roger Penske, who calls Detroit his home […]

Sun, 06/1/14 – 16:51 | Comments Off on Castroneves Puts Cap On Big Penske Weekend in Detroit
Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jimmie Johnson arrived in Charlotte, N.C. in mid-May for the Sprint All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600 with people asking him when he was going to win a race this year. Johnson left Dover, Del. on Sunday with people wondering when he would next lose a race.
Johnson dominated large portions […]

Sun, 06/1/14 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Dover For Second Straight Victory
Kalitta To Lead Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations
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Doug Kalitta was quickest in Top Fuel Saturday and earned the No. 1 qualifying position at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 19:29 | Comments Off on Kalitta To Lead Top Fuelers Into Englishtown Eliminations
Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle
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Will Power barely held off Graham Rahal over the final laps at the Belle Isle road course on Saturday to get the victory in the first of two weekend Verizon IndyCar Series races in Detroit.
The series will race again at Belle Isle on Sunday.
Power took over the lead with 10 to go in the race […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 18:09 | Comments Off on Power Holds Off Rahal In Race 1 At Belle Isle
Taylors Head To Le Mans With Detroit Victory In Pockets
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Ricky and Jordan Taylor sprinted to the Prototype class and overall victory Saturday, in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers at the Belle Isle road course in Detroit.
After winning the fifth race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, the Taylor Brothers took off for the airport and a flight […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 17:55 | Comments Off on Taylors Head To Le Mans With Detroit Victory In Pockets
Busch Goes 2 For 2 At Dover: Eyes Sweep
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After winning Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Kyle Busch is well on his way to scoring a three-race sweep at Dover International Speedway.
The NNS victory came the day after Busch won the Camping World Truck Series race at the Monster Mile.
On Sunday, Busch will have a chance to sweep Dover when he drives in the […]

Sat, 05/31/14 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Busch Goes 2 For 2 At Dover: Eyes Sweep