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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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Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away
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Actor-entertainer Jim Nabors, a beloved figure in Indianapolis 500 history for his stirring pre-race rendition of Back Home Again in Indiana, died on Thursday, Nov. 30, at his home in Hawaii. He was 87.
Nabors sang …

Fri, 12/1/17 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Indy Icon Nabors Passes Away
The Borg-Warner Is Taking A Long Road Trip
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If Evgeni Malkin of the two-time/reigning NHL champion Pittsburgh Penguins can take the Stanley Cup to Russia…why can’t Takuma Sato accompany the Borg-Warner Trophy around Japan?
It’s an idea whose time is now. Open-wheel racing’s iconic …

Thu, 11/30/17 – 8:48 | Comments Off on The Borg-Warner Is Taking A Long Road Trip
Rahal Set To Electrify
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American-owned and based Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will field two cars in the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY electric racing series set to run in conjunction with the 2018-19 global FIA Formula E championship.
Led by Team Principal …

Wed, 11/29/17 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Rahal Set To Electrify
Neff Returns To DSR
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Tony Schumacher will chase a ninth NHRA Top Fuel world championship in 2018 with a new crew chief.
Accomplished tuner Mike “Zippy” Neff has rejoined Don Schumacher Racing and will work with “The Sarge” in 2018, …

Tue, 11/28/17 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Neff Returns To DSR
Driver, Hero Bud Moore Dies
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Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated member of America’s “Greatest Generation” who went on to win NASCAR championships as car-owner and crew chief, has died at the age of 92.
The Spartanburg, S.C., native won NASCAR’s …

Tue, 11/28/17 – 12:12 | Comments Off on Driver, Hero Bud Moore Dies
Alonso Hits Road In Sports Car
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Fernando Alonso logged his first test laps in an LMP2 car earlier this week as the Formula One superstar began preparations to compete with United Autosports in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, America’s most …

Thu, 11/23/17 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Alonso Hits Road In Sports Car
IndyCar Notes: Foyt Racing To Groove To Brazilian Beat In 2018
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AJ Foyt Racing’s complete sweep of its two-car driver lineup has stretched from Waller, Texas, to Novo Hamburgo, Brazil.
The latter location is the hometown of Matheus Leist, named last week to wheel the No. 4 …

Wed, 11/22/17 – 11:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Foyt Racing To Groove To Brazilian Beat In 2018
Two Exiting Stars Take Different Paths Out The Door
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As the 2017 NASCAR season drew to a close in the deepening darkness of Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday evening, so too did the driving careers of the sport’s two biggest …

Tue, 11/21/17 – 17:54 | 3 Comments
Roush Fenway Unveils Its Driver Development Lineup
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Roush Fenway Racing will field a driver development team in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) in 2018, with Ty Majeski, Austin Cindric and Chase Briscoe scheduled to share the company’s signature No. 60 Ford Mustang.
The …

Tue, 11/21/17 – 17:26 | Comments Off on Roush Fenway Unveils Its Driver Development Lineup
Furniture Row Stayed With It And Then Won It
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During those high-interest years of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, we all watched and snickered as NASCAR outsiders brashly barged their way into the sport and then, extremely …

Mon, 11/20/17 – 10:43 | Comments Off on Furniture Row Stayed With It And Then Won It