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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It sounds as there will be very few tears in driver Tony Stewart’s eyes when he retires at the end of the current season. It sounds like the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion’s primary emotion after getting out of his car for the final race will be: good riddance.
Stewart, who announced […]

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Fuel-Crafty Crafton Win Kansas Truck Race
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt Crafton didn’t have the fastest truck in Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway, but he had the best feel for fuel mileage and what his crew chief would call their lucky fuel cell. The result was Crafton’s seventh series career victory.
With truck after truck […]

Sat, 05/9/15 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Fuel-Crafty Crafton Win Kansas Truck Race
Power P1 In Qualifying At Indy Road Course
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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power extended Team Penske’s and Chevrolet’s recent domination during qualifying with a record-setting pole run Friday afternoon for the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Power toured the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 2.439-mile/14-turn road-course in 1 minute, 9.4886- seconds/126.357 mph in Firestone Fast Six qualifying to earn his second […]

Sat, 05/9/15 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Power P1 In Qualifying At Indy Road Course
Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So, when is 95 miles per hour scarier than 200 mph? For Clint Bowyer it was when a very, very hard baseball came at him at 95 as he stood in a batter’s box at Kauffman Stadium earlier this week.
Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip […]

Fri, 05/8/15 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Castroneves Enjoying A Very Merry Month Of May
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No Verizon IndyCar Series driver is poised to enjoy the Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway more than Helio Castroneves.
Team Penske’s longest-tenured driver, Castroneves will mark his milestone 300th series start Saturday in the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the IMS road-course. But that’s only the first entry on Helio’s […]

Fri, 05/8/15 – 9:27 | Comments Off on Castroneves Enjoying A Very Merry Month Of May
Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The rain was coming down hard and pooling up across the garage area at a rate that was putting Thursday afternoon practices for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kansas Speedway in serious jeopardy.
Might have been a good weekend to stay home […]

Thu, 05/7/15 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Trucker Suarez Enjoys Hoarding Seat Time
Foyt To Bring Tag, No. 48 Back To Indianapolis
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Veteran Indy car driver and 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Alex Tagliani  has been added to the roster of A.J. Foyt Enterprises for the 99th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” later this month.
Tagliani will drive the Al-Fe Heat Treating Honda-powered Dallara at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the team owned by Foyt, first four-time winner […]

Tue, 05/5/15 – 17:55 | Comments Off on Foyt To Bring Tag, No. 48 Back To Indianapolis
Aero Kit Era Off To A Fast Start In Indianapolis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Juan Pablo Montoya ushered-in the Verizon IndyCar Series’ superspeedway aero kit era at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday with a chart-topping lap the former Indianapolis 500 champion immediately dismissed as “irrelevant.”
Taken in context, JPM’s observation was more spot-on than sarcastic. Opening Day activities leading into the 99th running of the Indy […]

Mon, 05/4/15 – 7:14 | One Comment
Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
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Time was, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ruled over Talladega Superspeedway but that time was over decade ago. On Sunday, Earnhardt ruled the Sprint Cup Series biggest track once again as he led the most laps and held on to win the Geico 500.
The victory was Junior’s sixth at the 2.66-mile oval but first since 2004.
It was […]

Sun, 05/3/15 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
Taylor Brothers On Pole At Mazda Raceway In Laguna Seca
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Jordan Taylor drove to his first career Tudor United SportsCar Series pole on Saturday, giving his Wayne Taylor Racing team P1 for the start of  Sunday’s Continental TireMonterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The No. 10 Corvette DP, co-driven by brotherRicky Taylor, paced the Prototype field with a time of 1 minute,18.718 […]

Sun, 05/3/15 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Taylor Brothers On Pole At Mazda Raceway In Laguna Seca
Logano Picks Up Third XFINITY Victory Of The Season
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Joey Logano won his third  NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season Saturday when he captured the Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway.
The Team Penske driver has also won the Daytona 500 and has racked up eight top-10 finishes in nine Sprint Cup Series starts.
“This has been a pretty special season so far,” Logano said. “We’ve […]

Sun, 05/3/15 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Logano Picks Up Third XFINITY Victory Of The Season