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CONCORD, N.C. – Cory and Shayna Texter know well the tough life of an AMA Pro Flat Track racer; after all, their father, Randy, was an AMA U.S. Twin Sports Champion. But when he died in 2010 the siblings didn’t know if they could continue in the sport.
Their biggest supporter had succumbed to cancer at […]

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NASCAR Owners’ Alliance A Sign Of Discontent?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Rob Kauffman is a businessman. The co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, he has reportedly made hundreds of millions of dollars managing hedge funds. That fact alone might be a clue to the motive and function of the new alliance of NASCAR team owners which Kauffman has been selected to lead.
NASCAR, […]

Thu, 07/10/14 – 7:51 | 3 Comments
Hawksworth Cleared To Drive In Iowa
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British rookie Jack Hawksworth has been cleared by INDYCAR medical director Dr. Michael Olinger to compete in the Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB at Iowa Speedway on July 11-12.

Hawksworth was diagnosed with a myocardial contusion (head injury) suffered in a crash during practice on July 5 for the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by […]

Wed, 07/9/14 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Hawksworth Cleared To Drive In Iowa
Flat Spot On: One Driver’s Career Dilemma
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Can we talk? And yes, it’s about Danica Patrick – but not necessarily at Daytona.
On a weekend when a woman participated in an official Formula 1 session for the first time in 22 years at the British Grand Prix, the question continues to be begged. Will Patrick be going […]

Tue, 07/8/14 – 6:55 | 4 Comments
Cup Owners Form New Team Alliance Group
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The top team owners in NASCAR on Monday announced that they have formed an alliance which they say is intended to improve the sport.
Rob Kauffman, head of the alliance, issued the following statement about the new organization:
“A group of nine multi-car teams participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series announced today they have formed a […]

Mon, 07/7/14 – 10:57 | Comments Off on Cup Owners Form New Team Alliance Group
Force Tops Capps In Old-School Thriller
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In a thrilling side-by-side final round duel with longtime rival Ron Capps, NHRA Funny Car icon John Force picked up his 140th career win on Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

Sun, 07/6/14 – 18:16 | Comments Off on Force Tops Capps In Old-School Thriller
Montoya Returns To Victory Lane
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Juan Pablo Montoya won his first IndyCar Series race since 2000 on Sunday when he got the victory at Pocono Raceway.
Pole-sitter Montoya, brought back to IndyCar by team owner Roger Penske after a nine-year break to drive in NASCAR, edge teammate Helio Castroneves to the finish line.
“It’s huge,” Montoya said. “I was overly excited coming […]

Sun, 07/6/14 – 14:56 | Comments Off on Montoya Returns To Victory Lane
Rain Ends Drought For The No. 43 Petty Car
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Aric Almirola dove the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford to victory in Sunday’s rain-delayed, rain-shortened and crash-decimated Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The victory was the first in Cup for Almirola and the first for the iconic 43 car since 1999.
While the weather was grim, Almirola was not when the race was […]

Sun, 07/6/14 – 14:11 | One Comment
NASCAR’s France Talks Series’ Present And Future
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NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France took to the podium at Daytona International Speedway’s media center to conduct a Q and A with the media on Saturday.
France talked about next year’s schedules, this year’s racing, empty grandstands, changes to the Chase, Daytona International Speedway and a number of other subjects.
The following is a transcript of […]

Sun, 07/6/14 – 8:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR’s France Talks Series’ Present And Future
Injury Sidelines IndyCar’s Hawksworth At Pocono
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British rookie Jack Hawksworth will not compete in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway because of a head injury.
INDYCAR announced that Hawksworth has been diagnosed with a myocardial contusion suffered in an incident July 5 during the second practice session for the Pocono INDYCAR 500.
Hawksworth was evaluated at the infield care center by INDYCAR […]

Sun, 07/6/14 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Injury Sidelines IndyCar’s Hawksworth At Pocono
Langdon Hot Streak Continues
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Reigning Top Fuel champion Shawn Langdon raced to a track record performance at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio on Saturday to claim his third  No. 1 qualifier of the season
Del Worsham (Funny Car), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead […]

Sun, 07/6/14 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Langdon Hot Streak Continues