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Roush Fenway Racing announced that Darrell Wallace Jr. will drive the No. 6 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR’s second-tier Xfinity Series next season.
The 21-year-old Wallace has posted five wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – where, a year ago, he drove at Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports – including four [...]

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More Racing Does Not Always Mean Better Racing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Some notes and takes:
When Brian Vickers survived the green/white/checkered restart and went on to take the white flag at the end of the New Hampshire race last weekend, there was a feeling of relief. The guy who deserved to win the race, actually won the race in Loudon.
The downside of multiple [...]

Thu, 07/18/13 – 7:12 | 3 Comments
NASCAR To Revamp Much Of Officiating Process
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During a press conference on Monday, NASCAR officials announced their future plans concerning the topics of crime and punishment. The upgraded methods in those areas will incorporate increased use of “emerging” technology and are, the officials said, aimed at “making the racing better” for teams and fans.
Attending the press conference/teleconference, [...]

Mon, 07/15/13 – 17:28 | One Comment
Vickers Comes Back To Win Cup Race In Loudon
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – It has taken Brian Vickers three seasons to get his comeback into high gear. He finally made it to the top Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, pulling away from Kyle Busch on an overtime restart to win the Camping World RV Sales 301.
As he crossed under the checkered flags on the [...]

Sun, 07/14/13 – 22:32 | One Comment
Dixon Dusts Off Championship Hopes in Toronto
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Scott Dixon swept the IZOD IndyCar Series doubleheader Sunday by winning his second race in two days at the 1.755-mile Canadian street circuit.
By winning both races, the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver moved to within 29 points of championship leader Helio Castroneves of Team Penske. Sunday’s win was his third straight.
Dixon, who won Race 1 [...]

Sun, 07/14/13 – 18:35 | Comments Off
Peters Harvests Truck Victory In Iowa
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Timothy Peters got his second straight NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series victory at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night.
It was Peters’ first win of the season and sixth in his career, moving the Red Horse Racing driver into sixth in points.
“We started off the season a little rocky,” Peters said. “We’re turning that around. And we’re [...]

Sun, 07/14/13 – 7:11 | Comments Off
Dixon Wins Toronto Doubleheader Opener
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Scott Dixon won Saturday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race on the street course in Toronto. It was his second victory in a row and gives him a shot at sweeping the Toronto doubleheader, which concludes with race No. 2 on Sunday afternoon.
Dixon, who started fifth in the 85-lap race on the tight 1.7-mile, 11-turn street circuit, [...]

Sat, 07/13/13 – 18:11 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins His Seventh NNS Race Of Season
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Kyle Busch and his fuel cell survived three green-white-checkered restarts and went on to win Saturday’s Nationwide Series Race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Busch, the pole sitter, led 141 laps in collecting his seventh NASCAR Nationwide Series victory in 14 starts this season, his fourth at the Magic Mile and the 58th of his career, [...]

Sat, 07/13/13 – 18:02 | Comments Off
Johnson Will Have Long Way To Go In Short Race
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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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
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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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