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Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will miss the 2016 Daytona 500 later this month _ the start of his final season as driver _  after suffering a fracture in his back in an all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday.
Stewart-Haas Racing reported Thursday that Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Chevrolet SS, sustained a burst […]

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For Stewart, Life And Racing Are The Same Thing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During a press conference on Monday, Tony Stewart was asked if he had considered retiring as a driver in the days since he was involved in an on-track incident in which 20-year-old competitor Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed by Stewart’s car.
People who know Stewart even just a little […]

Wed, 10/1/14 – 15:08 | 2 Comments
Pagenaud To Join Team Penske
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Team Penske announced Monday that it is adding Simon Pagenaud as a fourth driver to its IndyCar Series team.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a four-time race winner in the Series. He will join 2014 series champion Will Power, multiple Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Indy 500 winner/former Formula One star Juan Pablo Montoya at Penske.
Pagenaud […]

Mon, 09/29/14 – 12:01 | Comments Off on Pagenaud To Join Team Penske
Courtney Force Makes It Two Straight By Winning At Gateway
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Courtney Force raced to her second consecutive Funny Car victory on Sunday when she won the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill.
Force outran championship rival Matt Hagan in the final round to move to within 30 points of the series leader, her dad, 16-time world champ John Force.
She raced […]

Sun, 09/28/14 – 19:06 | Comments Off on Courtney Force Makes It Two Straight By Winning At Gateway
Gordon Gets Dover Win; Four Booted From Chase
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jeff Gordon won his fourth race of the season Sunday when he beat the field to the checkered flag at Dover International Speedway. But even more relevant news broke further back in the field as the Chase playoff field was trimmed down from 16 to 12 drivers.
Ousted Sunday from the […]

Sun, 09/28/14 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Gordon Gets Dover Win; Four Booted From Chase
Almirola Out To Crash The Chase Party At Dover
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There, two weeks ago, was Aric Almirola in one of those queaze-inducing interview sessions. His heart laying on the oily infield pavement at Chicagoland Speedway, a microphone pointed at his head and moronic questions about how he felt being fired point blank.
Then came the headlines about Almirola being the “big […]

Sun, 09/28/14 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Almirola Out To Crash The Chase Party At Dover
Kalitta Wins Pole, Sets Sights On Schumacher At Gateway
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Veteran Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta ramped-up his pursuit of point-leader Tony Schumacher Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park, racing to his sixth pole position of the season as qualifications concluded for the third annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals in Madison, Ill., near St. Louis.
Kalitta powered his Mac Tools dragster to a 1,000-foot performance of […]

Sun, 09/28/14 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Kalitta Wins Pole, Sets Sights On Schumacher At Gateway
Kyle Busch Completes NNS Sweep At Dover
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Kyle Busch beat Joey Logano out of the pits while under caution near the midpoint of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway and led the rest of the way..
Busch took the checkered flag 2.545 seconds ahead of second-place Logano of Team Penske.
Chase Elliott finished third and increased his series lead to […]

Sat, 09/27/14 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Completes NNS Sweep At Dover
Force Overcomes Anniversary Miscue, Wins Provisional Pole At Gateway
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Funny Car icon John Force gift-wrapped an impromptu wedding anniversary present during qualifications for the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals Friday, a sidebar to a weekend that will include a rare, network news interview for the reigning/16-time world champion.
Force powered his Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Mustang to a 1,000-foot performance of 4.022- seconds at […]

Sat, 09/27/14 – 7:54 | Comments Off on Force Overcomes Anniversary Miscue, Wins Provisional Pole At Gateway
Harvick Sprints To Pole For Dover Cup Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick’s conversion to a qualifying monster continued Friday when he took the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway in Delaware.
The pole was the seventh of the season for Harvick, who just six in his previous 13 years in the sport.
“It’s been an amazing […]

Fri, 09/26/14 – 18:55 | Comments Off on Harvick Sprints To Pole For Dover Cup Race
Grand Jury: No Criminal Charges Against Stewart
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A grand jury investigating the death of a young sprint car driver during a race in Ontario County, N.Y. earlier this summer, has determined there is no basis to file any criminal charges against fellow driver Tony Stewart it was announced Wednesday.
Also on Wednesday, the district attorney in Ontario County […]

Wed, 09/24/14 – 15:34 | Comments Off on Grand Jury: No Criminal Charges Against Stewart