Thu, 29/01/15 – 20:49 | No Comment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Exit Jeff Gordon. Enter Chase Elliott.
On Thursday, one week after Gordon announced 2015 would be his final full-time season in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, team owner Rick Hendrick made it official that Elliott would be the four-time champion’s successor. The announcement surprised no one. After all, Hendrick had signed Elliott when he [...]

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Hornish Jr. On The Cusp Of Title, Joblessness
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Sam Hornish Jr. could end the season as 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion – and unemployed.
“I’m in the offer-taking stage right now. At this point they don’t have anything for me at Penske (Racing) next year,” Hornish said during an interview with on Thursday. “It’s not anything performance-wise. It’s strictly money and not on [...]

Fri, 09/27/13 – 8:06 | 3 Comments
IndyCar To Hold Road Course Race At Indianapolis
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Officials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Thursday that an IZOD IndyCar Series race will take place in May 2014 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
The race will be held on the opening weekend of Month of May activities at IMS leading into the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25. It will be the [...]

Thu, 09/26/13 – 17:04 | Comments Off
Q&A: Foyt Talks Racing, Health, More Racing
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

He is An American Original, big as Texas and tougher than a well-worn pair of Nocona Chocolate Brown cowboy boots.
Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. has been banging around racetracks for 60 years, starting on the small dirt tracks around his Houston hometown in 1953 and graduating in rapid fashion to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway and [...]

Thu, 09/26/13 – 10:00 | Comments Off
Texas-Sized Changes Announced For TMS
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Fans attending NASCAR and INDYCAR races at Texas Motor Speedway in 2014 invariably will find themselves locked in a stare-down with Big Hoss TV, a “monumental” addition to Eddie Gossage’s No Limits Wild Asphalt Circus.
“Big Hoss is unquestionably the biggest, baddest big-screen in the world. Not [...]

Wed, 09/25/13 – 8:19 | Comments Off
NASCAR’s Kyle Busch Wins Third-Quarter DOTY Award
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NASCAR’s Kyle Busch has been voted the third-quarter winner of the Driver of the Year award it was announced Wednesday.
Busch, 28, was a winner in all three of NASCAR’s top national series over the summer. He had two wins in the Sprint Cup, three in Nationwide and one in Camping World Trucks.
He beat out sprint [...]

Wed, 09/25/13 – 8:06 | Comments Off
Kalitta Tops in Top Fuel In Texas
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The winners of Sunday’s NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Metroplex were Doug Kalitta in Top Fuel, Cruz Pedregon in Funny Car, Jason Line in Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motor Cycle.
Kalitta, who moved into a tie for the points lead, beat Shawn Langdon in the finals.
Pedregon beat old foe John Force [...]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 18:42 | Comments Off
Chase Is A Win, Win Situation For JGR’s Kenseth
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
LOUDON, N.H. – When Matt Kenseth won the championship in NASCAR’s top series in 2003 he was criticized for running away with the title with consistent finishes that included only one victory.
That less-than-exciting championship run helped NASCAR decide it was time to change the way the Sprint Cup was [...]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 16:14 | One Comment
IMSA, ACO Reach Agreement On Prototypes’ Future
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Officials from the International Motor Sports Association and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO) confirmed a collaborative decision that cars eligible for the Prototype class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the LM P2 category internationally will remain so through the conclusion of the 2016 season.
The announcement was made following at four-hour meeting on the [...]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 15:13 | Comments Off
Blaney Wins Kentucky NNS Race
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Ryan Blaney got his first career Nationwide Series win Saturday night when he won the Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway.
Blaney’s victory came in the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang of Penske Racing.
Austin Dillon finished second and Matt Crafton third.
Blaney was nearly collected by teammate and points leader Sam Hornish Jr. on a restart with [...]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 8:17 | Comments Off
Car Out Of Hock, Enders-Stevens Going For Championship
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

ENNIS, Texas – Her historic, gender-breaking NHRA Pro Stock victory was capped by a marriage proposal, a series of real-world events fit for a second storybook Disney Channel movie.
As the cynics in the press box are wont to say…you can’t make this stuff up!
Erica Enders’ marriage to Richie Stevens Jr. is doing just fine, thanks. [...]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 7:42 | Comments Off