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CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR relegated Jimmie Johnson to a last-place finish early Monday after his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet failed post-race inspection for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
NASCAR Cup Series managing director Jay Fabian …

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Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado
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Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. has been named Colorado’s 2017 Sportsperson of the Year, the top honor awarded annually by Mile High Sports.
The Furniture Row Racing driver, who graces the cover of …

Sun, 12/31/17 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Truex, FRR Honored In Colorado
IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Declaring himself “twice-a-better-driver” after soldiering through the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season, free-agent Carlos Munoz has rejoined Andretti Autosport for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Munoz, who drove for AJ Foyt …

Thu, 12/28/17 – 8:53 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Munoz Heads Back To His ‘Family’
The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA
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A return to prototype competition with a team whose history mirrors that of GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing helped seal the partnership between JDC-Miller MotorSports and GAINSCO Auto Insurance beginning with the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Dallas-based …

Wed, 12/20/17 – 11:28 | Comments Off on The ‘Red Dragon’ Returning To IMSA
Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73
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Ten-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Bob Glidden, who singlehandedly carried the Ford banner for most of a 15-year period, died Sunday night. He was 73-years-old.
Glidden had battled heart issues since 1994, when he underwent six-way …

Tue, 12/19/17 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Pro Stock Icon Glidden Dies At 73
Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tony Kanaan, the self-described “last man standing” in the Verizon IndyCar Series, has completed his first test with AJ Foyt Racing in the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet he will …

Mon, 12/18/17 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Kanaan Takes First Ride For The Foyt Team
New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Admittedly still “learning the ropes” of American racing, British open-wheel powerhouse Carlin will graduate to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018 when it fields fulltime entries for Charlie Kimball and …

Sun, 12/17/17 – 9:45 | Comments Off on New IndyCar Team To Launch With Veteran Drivers
Porsche Bosses Talk About End Of The 919s
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Five years ago, when it was announced that Porsche was re-entering cars in the prototype division of the World Endurance Championship, sports car freaks freaked out. The news was as …

Mon, 12/11/17 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Porsche Bosses Talk About End Of The 919s
Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces
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Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two …

Mon, 12/11/17 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Petty, Childress, Chevy Join Forces
IndyCar’s Barnhart Moving To Harding Racing
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brian Barnhart’s long and multi-layered tenure with INDYCAR’s competition staff ended with his recent appointment as president of Harding Racing. Barnhart is scheduled to begin his new position with the …

Thu, 12/7/17 – 7:55 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Barnhart Moving To Harding Racing
Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Haas F1 Team completed its sophomore season with a repeat and respectable eighth-place finish in the FIA Formula One World Championship constructor standings. And to paraphrase Major League Baseball muse …

Sun, 12/3/17 – 9:33 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More