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Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in the Books, Countdown Field Set

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Racing action at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the biggest race of the NHRA season, wrapped up on Monday with elimination rounds. At the end of the long weekend, Morgan Lucas, Jack Beckman, Erica Enders-Stevens, and Jerry Savoie ended up on the podium hoisting the Wally. Lucas is racing just …

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Pace Laps: Southern 500 Success, Denny Hamlin’s Dominance & the Busy NHRA Weekend

(Photo: CIA Stock Photography, 2015)

Cup: Darlington Lives Up to the Hype – All of the hype leading up to Sunday night’s Southern 500 put NASCAR in a win or lose situation. With so much excitement brewing for the throwback weekend theme, the action on the track, desperately needed to entertain, and entertain it did. Leading …

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Nitro Shots: Economical All-Stars

NHRA 2015 Charlotte Tony Schumacher chutes credit Toni Montgomery

This weekend is not only the biggest race of the NHRA season, the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, but the weekend will also feature the Traxxas Nitro Shootout for the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories. This is the All-Star event for the Nitro-powered NHRA categories. The first seven winning drivers …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: The “Surprise” Champion, Stellar Seasons & More

Scott Dixon celebrates his race win and championship title at Sonoma (credit: IndyCar)

Huston Ladner  : So where does anyone want to begin? Matt Stallknecht : Man…where to even start Toni Montgomery : Am I the only one who made the mistake of pretty much forgetting all about Scott Dixon? Matt: I completely forgot about him Toni: And then wondering where the hell …

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Pace Laps: Heartbreaking Losses & Replacement Drivers

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IndyCar: Montoya Critical of Himself, INDYCAR Following Championship Loss – 1.179 seconds. That’s all that separated Juan Pablo Montoya from a Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Montoya, who led the points from the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in March, lost the championship in a tiebreaker to four-time champion Scott …

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Spencer Massey & DSR Part Ways

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Don Schumacher Racing announced tonight that Spencer Massey has been released as driver of the Red Fuel/Sandvik Coromant Top Fuel dragster effective immediately. No details other than the statement of team owner Don Schumacher were given and the team does not intend to make further comment on the matter. “Spencer is no …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Let a Loss Not Be in Vain

Justin Wilson celebrates his IndyCar victory at Watkins Glen in 2009

There’s a place in motorsports where tradition and progress sometimes clash, and more often than not it’s tradition that prevails. It’s understandable because so often fans, owners, and drivers lament that things just aren’t like they used to be and no one values tradition. No one wants to drive fans …

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Pace Laps: Racers Rally Around Justin Wilson

(Photo: Chris Jones)

IndyCar: Racing Community Rallies in Support Following Wilson Injury – The racing community is as vast and all-encompassing as any organization in the world, but few groups are as close in times of controversy. Following Justin Wilson’s accident at Pocono Raceway, one that left him hospitalized with a coma, as …

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