Sat, 13/02/16 – 9:04 | No Comment

Stewart-Haas Racing has named Brian Vickers interim driver of its No. 14 Chevrolet SS for all NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events during 2016 Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway.
Vickers replaces three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart, whose final season will begin on the sidelines after suffering a fracture in his back in an all-terrain vehicle accident.
Vickers began […]

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Kyle Busch Wins Texas Truck Race
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Kyle Busch took the checkered flag under caution at the end of a green-white-checkered-flag run to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night.
ThorSport Racing’s Jeb Burton finished second, followed by Timothy Peters, polesitter Tyler Reddick and series leader Matt Crafton.

The victory was Busch’s seventh of the season, […]

Sat, 11/1/14 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Texas Truck Race
Prock Goes To Work On Beckman’s Car
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Two-time NHRA world championship crew chief Jimmy Prock has been added to Jack Beckman’s Infinite Hero Foundation Funny Car tuning team for this weekend’s 14th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Prock was hired by Don Schumacher Racing on Oct. 23, one day following his release by 16-time world champion […]

Sat, 11/1/14 – 6:54 | Comments Off on Prock Goes To Work On Beckman’s Car
Medlen-Tuned John Force Car Takes Early Lead in Vegas
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In the thick of the battle to earn another NHRA Funny Car world championship, John Force raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Force powered his Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Mustang to a 1,000-foot pass in 4.039-seconds at 318.54 mph to top the […]

Sat, 11/1/14 – 6:51 | Comments Off on Medlen-Tuned John Force Car Takes Early Lead in Vegas
USGP Notes: Three-Car F1 Teams Being Pondered
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Texas – A common fixture in NASCAR and INDYCAR-sanctioned racing, the idea of three-car Formula One teams is gaining limited traction as the governing FIA looks to fill vacant grid spots created by a pair of teams sidelined via budget woes.
The financially strapped Marussia and Caterham F1 teams are […]

Sat, 11/1/14 – 6:45 | Comments Off on USGP Notes: Three-Car F1 Teams Being Pondered
Earnhardt Jr.’s Martinsville Win Was Easy To Enjoy
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A couple years back, colleague Rick Minter was talking about stock-car racing then vs. stock-car racing now. The topic morphed to drivers. Minter emotionally described how he and his father used to run into them down at the Waffle House near their home in Georgia.
That’s right kids, NASCAR drivers […]

Thu, 10/30/14 – 8:12 | One Comment
Reduced Grid To Start U.S. Grand Prix At COTA
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The financially strapped Marussia and Caterham Formula One teams will sit-out this weekend’s third annual United States Grand Prix, reducing the starting grid at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, from 22 to 18 cars.
Already reeling from the life-threatening head injuries suffered by Frenchman Jules Bianchi during the Japanese […]

Thu, 10/30/14 – 6:57 | Comments Off on Reduced Grid To Start U.S. Grand Prix At COTA
Junior’s Win, Kenseth’s Spin Shake Up The Chase
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – With Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory Sunday in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the third-generation driver secured the grandfather clock trophy he had wanted since he was a boy. He also provided a twist to the Chase’s Eliminator Round.
With only two races remaining to […]

Mon, 10/27/14 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Junior’s Win, Kenseth’s Spin Shake Up The Chase
Earnhardt Jr. Holds Off Gordon To Win Martinsville
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. won’t win his first Sprint Cup championship this season but he will head into the off season with at least four race victories.
Earnhardt, who was bumped from the Chase last week when he failed to advance to the Eliminator Round of the series playoffs, held off Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon […]

Sun, 10/26/14 – 16:57 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Holds Off Gordon To Win Martinsville
Cup Stars Out Of Alignment As Eliminator Kicks Off
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson, former NASCAR champion Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle; a stellar list of drivers that are always viewed as title contenders – but that’s no longer the case this season.
Johnson, Kyle Busch and Kahne were surprisingly […]

Sun, 10/26/14 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Cup Stars Out Of Alignment As Eliminator Kicks Off
Wallace Wins Martinsville Truck Race; Honors Wendell Scott
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By Reid Spencer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va.— Driving a No. 34 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota painted and numbered as a tribute to NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee Wendell Scott—and with Scott’s family in attendance at Martinsville Speedway—polesitter Darrell Wallace Jr. held off Timothy Peters to winSaturday’s Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
Last year at Martinsville, […]

Sat, 10/25/14 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Wallace Wins Martinsville Truck Race; Honors Wendell Scott