Sat, 28/02/15 – 18:39 | No Comment

A week ago in the Daytona 500, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano finished second and first respectively. Saturday, in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Harvick and Logano finished first and second respectively.
Harvick took the lead for the final time with 26 laps to go and held off Logano to win the [...]

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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
Pickett Drivers Muscle Way To ALMS Win At COTA
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Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf won their seventh consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón race Saturday.
The two drivers and their No. 6 Muscle Milk HPD ARX-o3o lapped the field in the International Sports Car Weekend race, lapping the field twice at Circuit of The Americas.
Luhr extended his ALMS-leading victory total [...]

Sun, 09/22/13 – 7:24 | Comments Off
Hight Continues On Funny Car High
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NHRA Funny Car driver Robert Hight secured his second No. 1 qualifying position of the season and 45th of his career on Saturday with a track-record performance, and he will try for his third straight victory of the season on Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens [...]

Sat, 09/21/13 – 19:14 | Comments Off
Jimmie Time: Johnson Fast When He Needs To Be
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
LOUDON, N.H. – Jimmie Johnson’s mini-slump is over.
After finishing the NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season with four straight clunkers – 40, 36, 28, 40 – the five time series champion is back in the groove with a fifth-place finish in the opening event of the 10-race Chase for the championship.
Going [...]

Sat, 09/21/13 – 13:24 | 5 Comments
Life No Longer a Drag For ‘Better Person’ Massey
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

ENNIS, Texas – The life and times of NHRA Top Fuel driver Spencer Massey took a turn for the cursed last fall, the result of an indiscretion inflicted by a self-described “spoiled kid.”
“I believe I’m a better person now, and hopefully a better race car driver,” Massey said Friday afternoon at the Texas Motorplex in [...]

Sat, 09/21/13 – 8:32 | Comments Off
Martin Truex Jr. Filling Role Of Innocent Bystander
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
LOUDON, N.H. – Martin Truex Jr. suddenly finds himself in a limbo created by the mistakes of others.
The Michael Waltrip Racing driver turned out to be an innocent victim of the team’s manipulation of the finish at the Richmond race two weeks ago.
The key result of NASCAR coming down hard [...]

Fri, 09/20/13 – 20:16 | One Comment