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9:34 PM ET ESPN News Services SONOMA, Calif. — Top Fuel star Steve Torrence won the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday for his third straight victory. Torrence, the points leader and three-time defending series champion, beat Leah Pruett in the final with a 3.757-second run at 327.98 mph. He has six victories this season and
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3:31 PM ET Associated Press NASCAR has penalized the Hendrick Motorsports teams of reigning Cup champion Chase Elliott and Alex Bowman for engine allocation infractions at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Elliott’s No. 9 team and Bowman’s No. 48 were found in violation of a rule that covers engine assembly. A statement from Hendrick Motorsports released
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1:08 AM ET Associated Press SONOMA, Calif. — Ron Capps led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals. Capps had a 3.897-second run at 328.78 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat during the lone qualifying session of the day at Sonoma Raceway. “This race, for me, it’s a home race,” Capps
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4:49 PM ET Associated Press ALGONA, Iowa — An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against Black fans and athletes who kneel during the national anthem as a protest against racial inequality. The Kossuth County Speedway in Algona, Iowa, said its leaders
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Last week we took a look at the 10 darkest horses to win a Cup race in 2021 after Kurt Busch tied for third on the list with a 33/1 odds win in the Quaker State 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. If we had waited one week, we could have showcased the longest odds yet
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11:16 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jack Roush put a long-term vision for Roush Fenway Racing in motion Tuesday when the 79-year-old team owner introduced Brad Keselowski as a new partner in the NASCAR team. Keselowski is leaving Team Penske, where he won the 2012 championship, because he wanted an ownership role in
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10:08 AM ET Associated Press IndyCar announced an extension with NBC Sports on Tuesday that guarantees a majority of its races will be on the main network broadcast rather than cable, including a series-high 13 events on the flagship channel next season. Still, the migration toward streaming will hit full speed next season as NBC
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Brad Keselowski is officially a part-owner of Roush Fenway Racing.  The team announced Keselowski’s arrival on Tuesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The 2012 NASCAR Cup Series champion will drive the No. 6 car in 2022 and beyond as he moves over from Team Penske.  Team Penske announced that Keselowski would be leaving the
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The IndyCar Series is staying with NBC. NBC Sports announced Tuesday that IndyCar would remain with the network as part of a “multi-year” extension. The deal includes 13 races on NBC and two races that will be shown only on NBC’s Peacock app. The IndyCar Series has been solely on NBC networks since 2019 when
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8:59 PM ET Associated Press LOUDON, N.H. — With darkness closing in, Aric Almirola sprung to life late Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and pulled off the surprise victory, the first one of the year for Stewart-Haas Racing. “There is no doubt we have struggled,” Almirola said. “But guess what? We’re going playoff racing.”
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8:52 PM ET Associated Press MORRISON, Colo. — Defending series champion Matt Hagan raced to his first victory at Bandimere Speedway, beating Alexis DeJoria in the Funny Car final Sunday in the Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Hagan beat DeJoria with a 4.105-second pass at 305.70 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye for his first
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Aric Almirola, who came into Sunday winless and 27th in points, now has a seat at the NASCAR Cup Series playoff table. Almirola held off Christopher Bell to win Sunday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The victory snapped a 98-race winless streak for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. The race ended eight laps short of
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5:59 PM ET Associated Press LOUDON, N.H. — Christopher Bell turned a spot start in the Xfinity Series into a trip to victory lane, winning in a romp Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Bell made his first start since 2019 in NASCAR’s second-tier series when he was needed as a late replacement driver. He
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Xfinity results, points: LOUDON, New Hampshire — Christopher Bell and Joe Gibbs Racing maintained their Xfinity Series winning streaks Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In winning the Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200, Bell remained a perfect three for three in Xfinity starts at the 1.058-mile oval, where JGR has won the past six Xfinity Series
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1:10 AM ET Associated Press MORRISON, Colo. — Steve Torrence led Top Fuel qualifying Friday night at Bandimere Speedway in the return of the Dodge/SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Torrence, the 2019 winner at the track, had a 3.777-second run at 327.11 mph. The event was canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt Hagan
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