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Ernie Francis Jr. Holds Off the Field, Wins SRX Race at Lucas Oil

2021 SRX Knoxville Ernie Francis Jr. car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

(Photo: Tom Bowles)

On the night before July 4, the Camping World SRX Series field put on fireworks of their own at Lucas Oil Raceway. After a calm first two heats, the intensity level ramped up, but Ernie Francis Jr. fended off all challengers to win Saturday night (July 3). “Man, I’m totally speechless, this is incredible,” Francis …

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Series Co-Founder Tony Stewart Wins SRX Race at Knoxville

2021 SRX Knoxville Tony Stewart car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

In the Camping World SRX Series’ first dirt track event on Saturday (June 19) night, series co-founder Tony Stewart won the first heat and led 43 of the 50 laps in the feature en route to the win at Knoxville Raceway. Stewart is a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, NASCAR Hall of Fame member and …

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Fire on Fridays: How Will SRX Compare to NASCAR?

Helio Castroneves

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The wait is almost over. Just under a year since NASCAR Hall of Famers Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham announced their brainchild, SRX will finally debut this Saturday (June 12) at Stafford Motor Speedway. It’s been said numerous times the six-race series featuring drivers from multiple disciplines is not competition to NASCAR. If anything, it …

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Fire on Fridays: The Return of the Road Course Specialist?

alon day truck

(Photo: Barry Cantrell / NKP)

Ron Fellows. Boris Said. Dan Gurney. Scott Pruett. The list goes on and on. Max Papis. Jan Magnussen. Don’t forget Nelson Piquet Jr. or even Kenny Habul. But what happened the road course ringer? Once one of the most exciting group of racers on the NASCAR schedule has all but disappeared, with entry lists on …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge at Mid-Ohio

2017 Lime Rock PWC Spencer Pumpelly Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge’s GT, GTA, GT Cup, GTS and GTSA classes will take on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on the undercard of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.  42 entries have been filed. In GT, there are a couple of changes of note.  Pierre Kaffer is not in Magnus …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at Road America

2017 VIR PWC Mike Skeen Car WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

This weekend, some of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes will be in action at Road America on the undercard to the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Kohler Grand Prix.  Unlike the last three Pirelli World Challenge weekends, Road America is a Sprint weekend, meaning no driver changes.  Just all-out running. The combined races for the GT, GTA and …

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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

2016 Lime Rock PWC Patrick Long Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, all of Pirelli World Challenge’s various classes will descend upon Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP) near Clarington, Ont. for a full weekend of racing.  There will be six races (three each on Saturday and Sunday) to whet the appetites of race fans.  As of right now, 102 teams are entered in the various …

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