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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Hinch’s Hunch Pays Off Big
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James Hinchcliffe had a premonition midway through the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana when his crew ordered him not to make a pit stop like the rest of the Verizon IndyCar Series field leaders at NOLA Motorsports Park.
Hinch’s hunch became a winner when the Canadian took the checkered flag Sunday after an unpredictable series […]

Fri, 04/17/15 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Hinch’s Hunch Pays Off Big
Kyle Busch Talks About His Wreck And Future
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During the season-opening NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway in February, the car driven by Kyle Busch left the track, blew through the infield grass and smashed hard into an unprotected concrete wall.
Busch was helped from the car by safety personnel but it was obvious from the agony […]

Wed, 04/15/15 – 17:31 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Talks About His Wreck And Future
Enders-Stevens Wins K&N Challenge: Field Set For Vegas Finals
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Erica Enders-Stevens won the $50,000 K&N Horsepower Challenge for the second consecutive year on Saturday during the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) all carried their Fridayqualifying bests into Saturday and secured No. 1 qualifying positions at the […]

Sun, 04/12/15 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Enders-Stevens Wins K&N Challenge: Field Set For Vegas Finals
Johnson Drives To Victory In Fort Worth – Again
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By John Sturbin| Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus and a worn-out 1.5-mile racetrack continue to be game/set/match for all contenders in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Johnson continued his recent domination of Cup races at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, rallying after a late pit stop for a victory in the 19th […]

Sun, 04/12/15 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Johnson Drives To Victory In Fort Worth – Again
Mortality Confronts Larson
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By John Sturbin
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Larson’s recent sheet time at hospitals in Martinsville, Va., and Charlotte drove home a fact of life most 22-year-olds are not ready to accept.
“Yeah, definitely when you are young you think you are bulletproof, and that’s just one little instance that shows you that you aren’t,” […]

Sat, 04/11/15 – 20:15 | Comments Off on Mortality Confronts Larson
Todd, Hagan, Line Lead Qualifying In Vegas
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Defending world champion Matt Hagan raced to the qualifying lead in Funny CarFriday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.
J.R. Todd (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders in their categories at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race is the fifth of 24 events in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello […]

Sat, 04/11/15 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Todd, Hagan, Line Lead Qualifying In Vegas
Teen Jones Gives Xfinity Vets A Driving Lesson In Texas
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By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
FORT WORTH, Texas – Teen-ager Erik Jones turned his first NASCAR XFINITY Series pole at Texas Motor Speedway into his first series victory Friday night, schooling Sprint Cup stars Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. en route to the checkered flag in the 19th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300.
Jones, 18, held […]

Sat, 04/11/15 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Teen Jones Gives Xfinity Vets A Driving Lesson In Texas
SHR Dominates TMS Qualifying
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick admittedly are pushing each other around in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, a mindset that produced a 1-2 qualifying sweep Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch knocked Harvick off P1 with under a minute remaining in Round 3 of time trials to claim […]

Fri, 04/10/15 – 20:20 | Comments Off on SHR Dominates TMS Qualifying
Gordon Says Driving TMS Is Always A Thrill Ride
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By John Sturbin
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Six Flags over Texas is located in nearby Arlington, but Jeff Gordon doesn’t need to hustle over to Interstate 30 for a roller-coaster ride. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion says he gets a thrill every time he buckles-up at Texas Motor Speedway.
“I like to relate […]

Fri, 04/10/15 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Gordon Says Driving TMS Is Always A Thrill Ride
RCR To Appeal Penalties
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FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR team-owner Richard Childress has informed the sanctioning body it plans to appeal the penalties levied against driver Ryan Newman, crew chief Luke Lambert and the No. 31 Sprint Cup Series team for a tire rules infraction detected at Auto Club Speedway last month.
“Our appeal is scheduled for Thursday, April 16,” […]

Thu, 04/9/15 – 19:54 | Comments Off on RCR To Appeal Penalties