Fri, 28/08/15 – 18:53 | No Comment

Spencer Massey has been released from Don Schumacher Racing as driver of the Red Fuel Powered by Schumacher/Sandvik Coromant Top Fuel dragster in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, the team announced Friday evening.
“Spencer is no longer with DSR,” team owner Don Schumacher said.
“He violated a DSR policy and would not correct the violation. […]

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Kyle Busch Wins Truck Series Opener
Kyle Busch finally made his way to Victory Lane in the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
Busch edged Timothy Peters at the line by a race-record .016 seconds in the NASCAR  truck series race.
With the win, he becomes the first driver to win in four different series at the “World […]

Sat, 02/22/14 – 8:25 | One Comment
Bourdais, Porsche Leave Sebring Test With Big Smiles
Sébastien Bourdais drove the Rolex 24 At Daytona-winning No. 5  Action Express Racing Corvette DP to the top of the time chart on Friday for the second consecutive day at the Sebring International Raceway winter test.
The two-day test, which servces as  preparation for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, included […]

Fri, 02/21/14 – 20:33 | Comments Off on Bourdais, Porsche Leave Sebring Test With Big Smiles
Nominees For NASCAR Class Of 2015 Announced
NASCAR today announced the 20 nominees for the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame’s sixth induction class, as well as the five nominees for the inaugural Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.
Among the nominees are two-time NASCAR premier series champion Terry Labonte; 1988 NASCAR premier series champion and 16-time Most Popular Driver Bill Elliott; nine-time […]

Fri, 02/21/14 – 17:47 | 2 Comments
Kenseth Wins First Duel At Daytona; Hamlin Wins Second

Denny Hamlin followed up his victory in last weekend’s Sprint Unlimited with a victory in the second of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duels 150-mile qualifying races for Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
“Once that snowball starts to roll it’s hard to stop it and right now we’re just on a heck of a run,” Hamlin […]

Thu, 02/20/14 – 20:12 | One Comment
Lame Duck ESPN Promises To Give Full Effort
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When the green flag waves over Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway, ESPN’s coverage of the sport officially goes into lame duck status.
For the final time in the foreseeable future, the “Worldwide Leader” will broadcast 17 races of this year’s Sprint Cup season and […]

Thu, 02/20/14 – 18:44 | 3 Comments
New Name, Concrete Waiting For NHRA In Arizona
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
CHANDLER, Ariz. – Should drag racing Methuselah John Force once again turn back the clock and torpedo another hole into the wind, such as he did two weeks ago by establishing national Funny Car elapsed time and speed records in the 2014 season opener at Pomona, Calif., he would do […]

Thu, 02/20/14 – 14:20 | Comments Off on New Name, Concrete Waiting For NHRA In Arizona
Furniture Row Intent On Maintaining Top-Tier Status
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kurt Busch’s fascinating run for a Sprint Cup championship a season ago prompted one of 2013’s biggest bench-racing debates: Was it car or driver? The likely best answer, of course, is both.
But you just have to believe that both the Furniture Row Racing team that built the cars, and […]

Wed, 02/19/14 – 20:08 | Comments Off on Furniture Row Intent On Maintaining Top-Tier Status
Dillon’s Pole Win Has NASCAR Nation Wondering
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
There is considerable belief around NACSCAR Nation today that for the second year in a row, the pole position for the Daytona 500 has somehow been gifted to a competitor. That belief is that pole qualifying for the biggest Sprint Cup race of the year is becoming little more than […]

Mon, 02/17/14 – 19:49 | 12 Comments
Another Rookie Wins The Pole For The Daytona 500

For the second season in a row, a high profile rookie will start the Daytona 500 from the pole position.
A year after Danica Patrick won the pole for NASCAR’s biggest event in her first full season in Sprint Cup, first-year driver Austin Dillon earned the right to lead the field to the green flag in […]

Sun, 02/16/14 – 16:58 | 6 Comments
Hamlin Survives, Wins Unlimited Race Of Attrition
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Denny Hamlin, whose 2013 Sprint Cup season was interrupted for six weeks by a back injury, won Saturday night’s Speedweeks-opening Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin not only won the overall race, but also all three segments of the 75-lap exhibition.
Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was clearly the […]

Sun, 02/16/14 – 7:35 | 4 Comments