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Bob Tasca III celebrates after winning the Funny Car portion of the NHRA show at Norwalk, Ohio recently. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Bob Tasca III’s fierce brand loyalty has returned Ford Motor Company to relevance in the NHRA’s nitro Funny Car ranks and rekindled memories of “Ford Total Performance.”

The […]

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Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue
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Brad Keselowski was one sick driver over the weekend in Atlanta. But after winning the Cup Series race there, he made sure he took in plenty of fluids. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Neither flu-like symptoms, an overheating engine, or a hard charging Martin Truex Jr. could keep […]

Mon, 02/25/19 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue
Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
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The NASCAR Cup Series’ new rules produced different reactions among those driving the new cars with bigger spoilers and less horsepower. (RacinToday/HHP photo Harold Hinson)

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – “It’s just different.”

When asked twice, those were the only words fifth-place finisher Clint Bowyer could muster at the conclusion of today’s NASCAR stop […]

Sun, 02/24/19 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
Engine Guru: New Rules Are A Concern
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Doug Yates says new spacer engines could be a problem. (File photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.co

HAMPTON, Ga. – Engine rules for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season will challenge the durability of the power plants and could affect events known as fuel mileage races, says Doug […]

Sat, 02/23/19 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Engine Guru: New Rules Are A Concern
Cars Have Hit New Low And Crews Must Cope
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With ride-height rules abolished, new problems have popped up for the guys in the pits. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – With no ride-height rule this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the sides of the cars almost scrape the ground and Hendrick Motorsports pit crew coach […]

Sat, 02/23/19 – 14:35 | Comments Off on Cars Have Hit New Low And Crews Must Cope
NASCAR Cup Teams Venturing Into The Unknown
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Cup teams are trying to figure out NASCAR’s new rules this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Normally, NASCAR drivers agree on very little, but this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway they concur that with the new Cup rules package they are venturing into […]

Fri, 02/22/19 – 20:00 | Comments Off on NASCAR Cup Teams Venturing Into The Unknown
Notes: Jimmie Johnson Is Padding Out His Resume
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Jimmie Johnson has some marathon plans for this coming spring. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Training for a marathon and providing color commentary for a televised Xfinity Series race are just two events seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is focusing on when he’s not concentrating on his […]

Fri, 02/22/19 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Notes: Jimmie Johnson Is Padding Out His Resume
IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
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IndyCar Series officials are beefing up safety in their cars.

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All cars participating in the NTT IndyCar Series open test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on April 24 will be fitted with Advanced Frontal Protection (AFP), a titanium piece made by Dallara.

AFP, which stands a little more than three inches tall and averages three-quarters of […]

Wed, 02/20/19 – 11:42 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
J.D. Was On A Lot Of Minds At End Of The 500
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Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing celebrates his victory in Sunday’s Daytona 500. The win was an emotional one for several reasons. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Joe Gibbs Racing co-founder and former president J.D. Gibbs always believed in Denny Hamlin’s driving talent. On Sunday in the […]

Mon, 02/18/19 – 8:16 | Comments Off on J.D. Was On A Lot Of Minds At End Of The 500
NASCAR Loses A Pair Of Icons
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Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

Sun, 02/17/19 – 15:25 | Comments Off on NASCAR Loses A Pair Of Icons
The 500 Fires The Engines For 2019 Season
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The 2019 NASCAR Cup Series begins on Sunday in Daytona. Once again, the series has undergone a number of changes and begins with a number of questions. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season launches on Sunday. Well, kind of. Yes, the Daytona 500 is […]

Sun, 02/17/19 – 9:40 | Comments Off on The 500 Fires The Engines For 2019 Season