Race Weekend Central

Best of Nikki Krone: Let’s Not Forget Kenny Irwin Jr. & Tony Roper

When driver Paul Dana lost his life last weekend during IRL practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway, race fans not only took the time to remember Dana, but also other famous drivers who have lost their lives on the racetrack. Many race fans’ thoughts automatically turned to Dale Earnhardt, whose death a little more than five years …

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Chris Wimmer Looking for Truck, Busch Ride at Daytona

In the up-and-down world of professional racing, Chris Wimmer has seen both the highs and the lows. After riding the high and planning on participating in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series test session at Daytona International Speedway Jan. 12-14, the Wausau, Wis., native said that might not happen now. “We had everything set up,” said …

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Inside the Craftsman Truck Series: David Starr Driver Diary

Before I reflect on this past season and talk about the coming season, I want to say that racing very recently lost a true champion. While this has been one of the most exciting and happiest days of my racing career, I also have to say that it’s a sad day, too, because of Bobby …

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Bobby Hamilton Succumbs to Cancer

The AP is reporting that 2004 Craftsman Truck Series champion Bobby Hamilton died today, Sunday, Jan. 7, of cancer. Family friend Liz Allison, who is the widow of NASCAR star Davey Allison and co-hosted a radio show with Hamilton, reported that Hamilton was at home with his family when he died. Hamilton was diagnosed with …

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Bobby Hamilton Passes Away at 49

Frontstretch would like to send their condolences to the family and friends of Bobby Hamilton. His son, Bobby Hamilton Jr., told the Tennessean that his father passed away on Sunday at age 49. Hamilton missed the majority of the 2006 season after being diagnosed with and treated for cancer. Hamilton is also newly married, having …

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