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Ron Capps is pursuing his first NHRA Funny Car world championship with a point-padding plan that is as basic as one…two…seven.
Capps earned seven of a possible 12 bonus points when he was second-quickest twice, and fastest once, during four sessions of qualifying for last weekend’s ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, […]

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Johnson Jr. Block’s Beckman’s Sweep Bid, Wins Northwest Nationals
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Tommy Johnson Jr. ambushed Jack Beckman’s bid to sweep the three-race Western Swing in Funny Car Sunday with a semifinal victory over his Don Schumacher Racing teammate in the 28th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also took home victories in their respective categories during the NHRA Mello Yello […]

Mon, 08/10/15 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Block’s Beckman’s Sweep Bid, Wins Northwest Nationals
Logano Wins The Glen; Kyle Busch Finishes Second
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Joey Logano took the lead on the final corner of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Watkins Glen International when he passed an out-of-fuel Kevin Harvick and from there, went on to get the victory.
The victory was the second of the weekend for Logano as he won the XFINITY Series race on Saturday. But […]

Sun, 08/9/15 – 16:07 | Comments Off on Logano Wins The Glen; Kyle Busch Finishes Second
Beckman Fastest Ever As He Claims Pole In Washington
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Jack Beckman cranked-out the quickest/baddest Funny Car pass in NHRA history for the second consecutive weekend on Saturday, claiming pole position at the 28th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) also will start from P1 in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in […]

Sun, 08/9/15 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Beckman Fastest Ever As He Claims Pole In Washington
Busch’s Mission Is To Sweep The Roads Clean
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Kyle Busch ran out of gas last Sunday at Pocono Raceway but “Rowdy” certainly hasn’t run out of steam.
In his injury-belated bid to qualify for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, Busch will attempt to complete a sweep of the schedule’s two road-course events via a […]

Sun, 08/9/15 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Busch’s Mission Is To Sweep The Roads Clean
Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The Dinger is on-pole at Watkins Glen International and intent upon re-living the dream at the end of Sunday’s 30th annual Cheez-It 355.
AJ Allmendinger arguably provided the feel-good story of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season when he won on the historic WGI road-course last summer. The victory not only […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
Logano Holds Off Keselowski At Watkins Glen
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Joey Logano overcame an early race penalty to win Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at the Watkins Glen International road course.
It was the first road course victory for Logano in any of NASCAR’s top series.
“I’ve been so close to winning with the 22 team on the (Sprint) Cup side and this XFINITY team has been close […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Logano Holds Off Keselowski At Watkins Glen
IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
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IndyCar announced Saturday that Road America, the historic permanent road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis., will make its return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016. The event is set for June 24-26 on the 14-turn, 4.048-mile circuit that hosted 25 Indy car races from 1982-2007.

Road America, established in 1955, has featured some of the […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 13:36 | Comments Off on IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen
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You don’t have to be eligible for social security to remember the days when the vast majority of NASCAR drivers dreaded driving on road courses. Dreaded them the way ill-prepared school children  dread being called upon in class.
The problem, of course, was that things like right turns, constant rev matching, elevation changes and plotting out braking […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 13:14 | Comments Off on Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen
Beckman Refuses To Slow Down In Qualifying
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Jack Beckman continued his hot streak in Funny Car by racing to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Dave Connolly (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) also were quickest in their categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle, the final of three events in the NHRA Western […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 7:01 | Comments Off on Beckman Refuses To Slow Down In Qualifying
Stewart Slapped With ‘Wrongful Death’ Civil Suit
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is the lone defendant named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Friday by the family of Kevin Ward Jr., who was struck and killed by Stewart’s Sprint Car during a race on Aug. 9, 2014, in Upstate New York.
The suit was filed on behalf of Ward’s […]

Sat, 08/8/15 – 6:53 | Comments Off on Stewart Slapped With ‘Wrongful Death’ Civil Suit