Fri, 24/10/14 – 15:37 | No Comment

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chad Knaus, the only crew chief Jimmie Johnson has known while winning six NASCAR Sprint Cup championships, isn’t on the chopping block.
But Johnson, who was eliminated from this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Talladega, Ala., made it clear that he knows the day is coming when there [...]

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Johnson Will Have Long Way To Go In Short Race
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
LOUDON, N.H. – Mistakes happen. Just not that often to the No. 48 team.
Five-time champion and current points leader Jimmie Johnson will start from the rear of the 43-car field Sunday in the Camping World RV Sales 301 because his Friday qualifying lap, good for second on the grid, was [...]

Sat, 07/13/13 – 10:59 | Comments Off
New Truck Boss Talks To RT About His Series
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
NEWTON, Iowa – (Editor’s Note: The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will inch closer to the halfway point of its season with the running of Saturday night’s American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway.
Former driver Chad Little was promoted from NASCAR’s K&N Series at the beginning of the year when he was [...]

Fri, 07/12/13 – 20:01 | Comments Off
Larry Dixon Leaves Rapisarda
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Three-time NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel drag racing series champion Larry Dixon announced Friday that he plans to concentrate on securing the necessary funding for his 2014 Top Fuel program and has left the part-time effort of Rapisarda Autosport International.
Dixon, 46, is the second winningest Top Fuel driver in National Hot Rod Association history with [...]

Fri, 07/12/13 – 17:36 | Comments Off
Ganassi Drivers Sweep Poles In Toronto
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Scott Dixon made it a pole sweep for Chip Ganassi Racing Saturday as he won the pole for the second race of the IZOD IndyCar Series doubleheader in Toronto.
Dario Franchitti of Chip Ganassi Racing on Friday won the pole for the first race on Friday. He will start race two from the outside of the [...]

Fri, 07/12/13 – 16:53 | Comments Off
Keselowski On Loudon Pole
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

LOUDON, N.H. – Brad Keselowski and his team have been waiting for something to go right.
For the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, what he hopes is a turning point in a very disappointing season came Friday in qualifying for the Camping World RV Sales 301.
Keselowski, driving for Penske Racing, was the fastest of 10 drivers [...]

Fri, 07/12/13 – 16:28 | Comments Off
Good News For Harvick; Not For Newman at SHR
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
LOUDON, NH – Everything is falling into place for Kevin Harvick.
Even as he races toward a spot in NASCAR’s 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship in Richard Childress Racing’s No. 29 Chevrolet, Harvick’s 2014 ride at Stewart Haas Racing is coming together.
A big piece of the puzzle fell into [...]

Fri, 07/12/13 – 14:18 | 2 Comments
First Date With Dirt Won’t Be Real Comfortable
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
On July 24th, NASCAR Camping World Truck racing fans will get to see how their drivers do on dirt as the series heads to the Eldora Speedway short track in Ohio to compete in the inaugural Midsummer Classic.
A guy who knows quite a bit about Eldora and even more about [...]

Fri, 07/12/13 – 8:12 | Comments Off
‘Dixie’ Is Whistling His Way Into Record Books
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Largely overshadowed by his more flamboyant teammate, Scott Dixon’s latest IZOD IndyCar Series victory has served as a reminder of a workmanlike career well-done.
Dixon, who turns 32 on July 22, earned his 30th Indy car win in the Pocono INDYCAR 400 Fueled by Sunoco last Sunday, breaking a tie with Team Penske superstar Rick Mears [...]

Wed, 07/10/13 – 15:07 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins Midwest Race
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Kyle Busch dominated  the Howie Lettow Memorial 150 ARCA Midwest Super Late Model race at the Milwaukee Mile on Tuesday night.
Busch, who led every practice session, started the race from 14th following the invert and had the lead by lap 11.
Busch led 104 laps and finished 2.29 seconds ahead of Travis Sauter in a race [...]

Wed, 07/10/13 – 7:56 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch’s Best Attributes Are On Display In ‘13
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Fans have always thought Kurt Busch to be a punk. Media members seldom enjoy interviewing him. Sponsors have thought of him as poison. Peers have called him out in public and in private: One even made fun of his looks. But finding somebody to criticize his driving talent is a [...]

Tue, 07/9/13 – 14:46 | 5 Comments