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Kyle Larson said winning the Golden Driller Trophy at the Chili Bowl on Saturday night meant more to him than winning the Daytona 500.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Kyle Larson found redemption from a last-lap loss one year ago to Christopher Bell at Tulsa Expo Raceway Saturday night, emerging from their latest one-on-one battle […]

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Penske Quartet Tunes Up At Sonoma
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Verizon IndyCar Series championship-leader Josef Newgarden and Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud and Will Power completed a one-day test session at Sonoma Raceway on Thursday in preparation for the season-ending GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma set for Sept. 15-17.
The Penske foursome _ and four-time series champion Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing _ are among seven […]

Fri, 09/8/17 – 16:25 | Comments Off on Penske Quartet Tunes Up At Sonoma
NASCAR Scrapping Steel Friday In Richmond
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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RICHMOND, Va. – For nearly seven decades, steel-body race cars and NASCAR have been synonymous, but at Richmond International Raceway on Friday the sanctioning body ushered in a new era that will eventually make sheet metal obsolete in at least one of its three national touring series.
In Friday’s Virginia529 College […]

Fri, 09/8/17 – 13:42 | Comments Off on NASCAR Scrapping Steel Friday In Richmond
Brittany Force Headed To Funny Cars?
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Top Fuel dragster regular Brittany Force completed a successful test in a new John Force Racing Funny Car Tuesday in what could be the prelude to a sponsor-driven NHRA career-change.
“We don’t know where we stand with sponsorships next year,” Brittany said in a team-issued release, “so it’s good to have […]

Wed, 09/6/17 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Headed To Funny Cars?
TMS Aiding Harvey Relief Effort
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway and Speedway Children’s Charities-Texas Chapter will conduct a two-day donation drive this week to assist residents of the Greater Houston and Southeast Texas regions affected by the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
The Hurricane Harvey Donation Drive will run from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CDT) on Thursday and Friday, […]

Tue, 09/5/17 – 17:21 | Comments Off on TMS Aiding Harvey Relief Effort
‘Big Go’ Win A Big Get For Top Fueler Torrence
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By  John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Steve Torrence exited the world’s biggest drag race with championship-caliber confidence Monday after adding a victory in the Top Fuel final of the NHRA’s 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals to his Saturday win in the $100,000 Traxxas Nitro Shootout.
His victory over upset-minded, fellow-Texan Kebin Kinsley at “The Big Go’ […]

Tue, 09/5/17 – 7:25 | Comments Off on ‘Big Go’ Win A Big Get For Top Fueler Torrence
Beckman Claims Another Shootout Win
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Jack Beckman raced to his third Funny Car NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout victory during the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Sunday, as professional qualifying wrapped-up and ramped-up for  the 63rd edition of “The Big Go” at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. 
“Fast Jack” covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.952-seconds at 324.67 mph in his Infinite Hero Foundation […]

Mon, 09/4/17 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Beckman Claims Another Shootout Win
‘Tailless’ Hamlin Finds Victory Lane At Darlington
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Two laps. That was all that remained when the Lady in Black snatched victory from Martin Truex Jr.’s grasp and handed it to Denny Hamlin on Sunday, giving him his second Bojangles Southern 500 win at Darlington Raceway.
It was a gut wrenching experience for Truex, who won […]

Mon, 09/4/17 – 7:43 | Comments Off on ‘Tailless’ Hamlin Finds Victory Lane At Darlington
Rossi Seals New Deal With Victory At The Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. _ Flashing the road-racing skills he honed in Europe, Californian Alexander Rossi completed a whirlwind weekend of career-altering breaking news with a workmanlike victory in Sunday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.
Rossi’s second Verizon IndyCar Series victory, however, shared the headlines with a scrambled driver’s championship featuring Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon […]

Sun, 09/3/17 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Rossi Seals New Deal With Victory At The Glen
IndyCar Has Harvey On Its Mind
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The INDYCAR and NASCAR communities are rallying this weekend in support of the victims of Hurricane Harvey in the Greater Houston and Southeast Texas areas.
Houston native A.J. Foyt Jr. and his Verizon IndyCar Series team spent part of Saturday at Watkins Glen International promoting their project […]

Sun, 09/3/17 – 14:57 | Comments Off on IndyCar Has Harvey On Its Mind
Torrence Last Top Fueler Standing After Shootout
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Texan Steve Torrence emerged from “the baddest eight guys in drag racing” to win the Top Fuel NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout Saturday during the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Torrence covered the 1,000-foot distance in 3.673-seconds at 329.50 mph in his Capco Contractors dragster to defeat eight-time world champion Tony […]

Sun, 09/3/17 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Torrence Last Top Fueler Standing After Shootout