McDowell, Gilliland and Smith Hoping to Take Front Row Motorsports Back to Victory Lane

By Jerry Jordan, Editor In the category of – they deserved it and they earned it – the 2022 lineup of drivers at Front Row Motorsports is made up of three scrappy racers who all showed the world they have what it takes to be among the best in the business. Coming off a season-opening […]

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Last Lap Pass Nets Bilicki Monday Night Win

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer An early race spin couldn’t keep Josh Bilicki and his virtual No. 54 Waukesha Christmas Parade Tribute Mazda Miata out of victory lane at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. “The events last night in Waukesha, WI were horrible,” stated Bilicki. “I still live here in Wisconsin, about 30 minutes […]

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NASCAR Penalizing Mike Harmon Racing for Testing ‘The Rock’ is No Laughing Matter

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Unless he is successful with an appeal Mike Harmon Racing will begin the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season with a 75-point deficit in owner and championship points and the team’s crew chief, Ryan Bell, will be $50,000 lighter in his checking account and be forced to sit out six races. But […]

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Teams Practice Pit Stops of the Future at Next Gen Test

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer At the end of day two of an organizational test for the NASCAR Next Gen Cup Series car at Charlotte Motor Speedway, several teams practiced live pit stops with varying degrees of success. Among the teams that took part in the pit stop practice were GMS Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Richard […]

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Dramatic Practice and Qualifying On-tap Division-wide for 2022 NASCAR Season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR today announced the return of practice and qualifying to its race weekends in 2022, with a dramatic knockout-style qualifying format setting the starting lineup for each NASCAR Cup Series race. The announcement comes after nearly two seasons with race weekends largely held without practice or qualifying – a procedure born […]

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Busch Earns Monday Night Win with Five-Wide Pass at Michigan

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer An excellent restart for Kyle Busch in the closing laps of the Ashleigh Kirsch Mortgages 150 at the virtual Michigan International Speedway netted the NASCAR Cup Series driver his first Monday Night Racing Rowdy Energy Pro Series victory of the season. With 12 laps to go, Busch lined up eighth […]

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Toyota Racing is Turning Heads in the NHRA World with New GR Supra Funny Car

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Things are going to look a lot different from the NHRA Toyota camp in 2022 as the auto manufacturer has decided to field for the first time ever the GR Supra in Funny Car competition, Kickin’ the Tires has learned. The first outing of the new GR Supra funny car will […]

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Legendary Racer Bob Bondurant Dies at Age 88

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Breaking overnight, America’s iconic World Champion Bob Bondurant has passed away in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Pat. Bondurant is the only American to bring home the World Championship trophy back to the U.S. while racing for Carroll Shelby. He won his class at Le Mans and has been inducted into […]

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