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Off the Wall With: Ron Capps

Welcome to Off the Wall With…, where we ask your favorite drivers the same five questions that are…well, off the wall! We’ll check in with a different driver each time to get a peek into life outside the race car. In this edition, NHRA Funny Car driver Ron Capps spills …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Matt Crafton Begins Down Time With NHRA 4-Wides

Just one day after finishing runner-up to Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway last Saturday, Matt Crafton began the latest month-long hiatus for the Camping World Truck Series by attending the NHRA 4-Wides at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, NC. As a guest of Kalitta Motorsports and shared sponsor SealMaster, Crafton took …

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Pace Laps: Short Track Racing, Indy Returns, NHRA 4-Wides & F1

NHRA: 4-Wide Nationals Produce Surprise Winners – It was a good day for Don Schumacher Racing as they scored Funny Car win No. 100 with Fast Jack Beckman and then completed the Nitro sweep for the 47th time with a Top Fuel win by Antron Brown at the 4-Wide Nationals …

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Nitro Shots: Four-Wide and Live!

This weekend NHRA ventures into NASCAR country, racing at zMAX Dragway outside of Charlotte, N.C., part of the speedway complex that also includes Charlotte Motor Speedway, and Frontstretch will be live from the track all weekend. As always, social media will be a good place to keep up with the …

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Nitro Shots: Keeping the Wheels on the Ground

Drag racer Tina Pierce wrecked Saturday night at an IHRA event. Almost immediately, video circulated on the internet and social media, prompting unfortunate comments from some male readers. Granted, they were not in the majority, but they were disturbing, saying things like “this is why women shouldn’t race” and that …

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Pace Laps: The Crazy Crash Edition

XFINITY Series: Cup Series Dominance Continues – Nothing could stop Joey Logano from winning at Phoenix on Saturday. Nothing. The unstoppable Team Penske No. 22 car has been in the top 5 for each race this year, and it has three straight finishes of first or second. But what is so remarkable …

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Pace Laps: Closers, Childress, And Generation Next

Cup: Harvick Closing The Deal – So far this season, Hendrick engines and chassis have been out front with NASCAR’s new rules changes. Jeff Gordon won the most laps at Daytona, Jimmie Johnson won Atlanta and for a time it was Johnson, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Kasey Kahne running 1-2-3 in Las Vegas. For whatever reason, Stewart-Haas Racing …

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