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Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday that former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will return to the team and drive No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season.
“It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,” said Kenseth. “There aren’t many people who have […]

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2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR’s return to a universal/generic bodywork kit for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season will emphasize bottom-side downforce as the key element of a “reverse-engineering exercise” addressing aesthetics as much as performance.
In other words, the next generation of Indy car needs to look good and run fast sans aerodynamic doo-dads. […]

Sat, 01/14/17 – 9:09 | Comments Off on 2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
Grant Wins One For Clauson
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The final session of qualifying for the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals was filled with emotion, as Justin Grant visited Victory Lane for the first time in a Clauson-Marshall car one year after Bryan Clauson took his final checkered flag at Tulsa Expo Raceway.
“I’m not going to say I’m carrying on (Clauson’s) legacy […]

Sat, 01/14/17 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Grant Wins One For Clauson
Oklahoma’s Bell Strikes At Chili Bowl
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Oklahoma favorite son Christopher Bell locked into his fourth Saturday A-Feature championship spot with a victory in Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night prelim during the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals at Tulsa Expo Raceway.
“I’ve been coming to the Chili Bowl for a long time. Growing up here in Oklahoma, this is the […]

Fri, 01/13/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Oklahoma’s Bell Strikes At Chili Bowl
Prock To Make Forceful Return
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Funny Car icon John Force will chase a record 17th NHRA world championship in 2017 with crew chief Jimmy Prock calling the shots following his prodigal return to John Force Racing after a two-year stint with archrival Don Schumacher Racing.
Prock, who tuned Force to the 2013 NHRA world title, will join co-crew chief Chris Cunningham […]

Thu, 01/12/17 – 19:14 | Comments Off on Prock To Make Forceful Return
Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Carl Edwards did not have the fitness magazine cover-photo pecs and abs on that day more than a dozen years ago when we sat down in an Italian restaurant in Kansas City’s artsy-hipster Freight House District. He didn’t have a full-time NASCAR Cup ride, let alone the promise of a […]

Thu, 01/12/17 – 10:50 | Comments Off on Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher
Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night
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California’s Travis Berryhill solidified his spot in Saturday’s championship feature event with a win in Wednesday night’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night at the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.
The 42nd different preliminary night winner in Chili Bowl history, Berryhill was chased to the line by fellow-Californians Jake Swanson and Colby Copeland. All three […]

Thu, 01/12/17 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night
INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
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INDYCAR is reaching back to its racing roots this week, sponsoring 10 drivers via a contingency award program during the 31st annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
Team INDYCAR’s 10 drivers will compete in the famed off-season event that attracts hundreds of racers ranging from weekly short-track regulars and legends to INDYCAR and NASCAR […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 18:04 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During a press conference conducted Wednesday morning in Charlotte, N.C., veteran NASCAR driver Carl Edwards confirmed his retirement as a full-time competitor.
“People who know me, know I follow my gut. Sometimes, I just gather everything around me and say, ‘If all signs point to this, this is what I should […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
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In an unprecedented marketing move, Toyota has unveiled its 2018 NASCAR Camry race car in conjunction with the debut of the 2018 production Camry during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Following a dramatic redesign to its showroom counterpart, the Camry race car will compete on the racetrack in 2017 as Toyota defends its […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
Courtney Opens Chili Bowl With Win
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Indiana’s Tyler Courtney spent Tuesday morning unveiling the Driven2SaveLives program in honor of the late Bryan Clauson. Courtney then spent the evening driving like his friend, guiding the Clauson-Marshall Racing No. 7BC to his first preliminary A-Feature win during opening night of the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
“Two words. Parked […]

Wed, 01/11/17 – 8:12 | One Comment