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Kyle Busch’s incredible from-operating-table-to-Victory Lane run continued Saturday when he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The start at Pocono Saturday was his first in a truck since returning from the Feb. 21 accident at Daytona that resulted in broken bones in his legs and kept him out of cockpits for […]

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Rookie Crampton On Top In Baytown
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Rookie Richie Crampton raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway near Houston on Friday.
Del Worsham (Funny Car) and Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) also were the leaders in their respective categories at the sixth of 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

Sat, 04/26/14 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Rookie Crampton On Top In Baytown
Points, Schmoints – Power Is Out For Victories In ’14
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Pardon Will Power for declining to do the math relating to the Verizon IndyCar Series driver’s championship. After racking-up three runner-up finishes over the past four seasons, Power’s mantra for 2014 is refreshingly simple – screw the math.
“I don’t want to think about points all year; I don’t care,” Power […]

Sat, 04/26/14 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Points, Schmoints – Power Is Out For Victories In ’14
Rain Fails To Slow Harvick In Richmond NNS Race
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Kevin Harvick passed pole-sitter Brian Scott for the lead on Lap 48 of 250 and led all but one lap thereafter in securing the victory over JR Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott in rain-delayed Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday.
The victory was Harvick’s seventh at Richmond, his first of the season and the […]

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Rookie Larson To Start Cup Racin In Richmond From Pole
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With severe weather canceling Friday’s qualifying for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series  race at Richmond International Raceway, Kyle Larson will make his first start from the pole position.
The Chip Ganassi Racing rookie earned the pole after being the fastest driver in Friday’s opening practice at the .75-mile track.
“I wanted to start off in qualifying trim […]

Fri, 04/25/14 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Rookie Larson To Start Cup Racin In Richmond From Pole
Changes Keep Coming For Indy’s Month Of May
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR has re-tweaked the qualifying format to fill the traditional 33-car starting field for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 via an addition to next month’s practice schedule at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The schedule change features a Verizon IndyCar Series practice session on Monday, May 19, from 12-5 p.m. (EST). […]

Fri, 04/25/14 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Changes Keep Coming For Indy’s Month Of May
Lines Which Racing Series Can’t Afford To Cross
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A friend asked the other day: What’s the big deal about the sound of the new Formula One engines? Who the hell cares what kind of sound engines make?
The answers is: Race fans the hell care. A lot. And not just the purist of the pure. Fans – and not […]

Thu, 04/24/14 – 8:26 | One Comment
Don’t Confuse Haas With Past U.S. F1 Wannabes
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Gene Haas is well aware of recent efforts by Americans to assemble Formula One teams. He is equally aware of the failures and borderline deceptiveness of those efforts and he thoroughly understands the skepticism that those failures have created among American fans.
So during a lengthy teleconference on Monday, Haas, who […]

Fri, 04/18/14 – 8:40 | 6 Comments
IndyCar Drivers At Texas: Keep The Packs At Bay
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – INDYCAR’s annual aero package conundrum for Texas Motor Speedway likely won’t be solved at the end of a two-day Firestone tire test on Thursday. But any open-wheel fan longing for a return to pack racing with “grandma” and assorted “wankers” needs to get up-to-speed.
“That’s not going […]

Thu, 04/17/14 – 9:49 | Comments Off on IndyCar Drivers At Texas: Keep The Packs At Bay
Carlos Munoz Is Kind Of Pushy For A Rookie
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Rookie Carlos Munoz was almost apologetic after his podium finish in Sunday’s 40th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, where the 22-year-old Colombian emerged as Andretti Autosport’s coolest shoe.
“It’s not the way I’d like to earn my third-place with so many accidents, but this is […]

Wed, 04/16/14 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Carlos Munoz Is Kind Of Pushy For A Rookie
Haas Lays Out Plans For Move Into Formula One
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – California businessman Gene Haas said Monday he believes basing his Formula One operation in Kannapolis at the current Stewart-Haas Racing location will be an enhancement rather than a distraction to his four NASCAR teams.
“There are a lot of similarities between both forms of racing,” Haas said. “Both […]

Mon, 04/14/14 – 14:17 | Comments Off on Haas Lays Out Plans For Move Into Formula One