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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

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Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race
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Alabama native Grant Enfinger won Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway and in doing so entered the Round of Six in the Chase playoffs.
With a strong push from GMS Racing teammate and Chase driver Ben Kennedy after a restart on Lap 93 of 94, Enfinger surged to the front and stayed there in […]

Sat, 10/22/16 – 18:43 | Comments Off on Enfinger Wins Talladega Truck Race
Truex To Start Nasty Old Talladega From The Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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While everybody wants to start Sprint Cup races from the pole, drivers hoping to win at Talladega really, really want to start from the pole. The reason: To keep ahead of the chaos of pack racing going on behind.
Martin Truex Jr. earned the right to at least start Sunday’s 500-miler […]

Sat, 10/22/16 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Truex To Start Nasty Old Talladega From The Pole
Brown Closes In On Top Fuel Crown
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ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown got fitted for a black cowboy hat Sunday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, and it may as well pass for another Top Fuel crown.
Brown trailered nearest point rival Doug Kalitta during the second round of eliminations before dispatching Texan Steve Torrence in the final to win the 31st edition of the […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 19:42 | Comments Off on Brown Closes In On Top Fuel Crown
Survivor Harvick Runs To Victory In Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kevin Harvick needed a victory at Kansas Speedway on Sunday or one at dreaded Talladega next weekend to move into the Round of Eight in NASCAR’s Chase playoffs. He got that win at Kansas.
Way down the list in terms of points as a result of suffering […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Survivor Harvick Runs To Victory In Kansas
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John Carney II held off several overtaking attempts by dirt track ace Sammy Swindell to win the 43rd annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Saturday night at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway. 
With the track in Mesquite, Texas, fully rubbered-in, the 30-lap A-Feature was all about patience. Gluing his Lubbock Wrecker Service […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 13:57 | Comments Off on Carney Claims Winter Nationals
Field Set At FallNationals
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ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Jason Line locked-up pole positions in their respective professional classes Saturday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, where the starting fields were set for the 31st annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
The lone change atop a ladder from the Friday “Night of Fire” session was in Pro Stock Motorcycle, where […]

Sun, 10/16/16 – 8:49 | One Comment
Savoie A Grateful Biker At The Texas Motorplex
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ENNIS, Texas – It wasn’t enough for Jerry Savoie to routinely thank his crew after posting his first Pro Stock Motorcycle pole of the 2016 NHRA season Saturday afternoon at Texas Motorplex.
“Everybody says, ‘Yeah, I thank my crew,’ but with me it’s personal,” Savoie said after his quarter-mile pass in 6.805-seconds at 197.31 mph earned […]

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With the engine of his machine fading just over halfway into Friday’s A-Feature, Johnny Herrera was a man on a mission _ parking his Mesilla Valley Transportation No. 45x in Victory Lane to open the 43rd annual Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series.
Herrera’s third career National Tour triumph at […]

Sat, 10/15/16 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Herrera Captures Winter National Win
Bowyer Ready To Say Seeya To Character Building
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Back in June, driver Tony Stewart told the racing world that, no, he was not having second thoughts about retiring after the current season and, in fact, he could not wait to begin doing other, more fun things in life.
How nice.
Clint Bowyer can’t wait to see Stewart retire […]

Sat, 10/15/16 – 12:50 | One Comment
Brown’s Goal Is To Grab Every Point He Can In Top Fuel Countdown
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown says a driver never can get too greedy in drag racing, so pardon the two-time/reigning NHRA Top Fuel world champion for treating every bonus qualifying point like solid gold.
“This is what I always say about our sport _ our sport is such a no-flaw sport […]

Sat, 10/15/16 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Brown’s Goal Is To Grab Every Point He Can In Top Fuel Countdown