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COLUMN: First NHRA Trip Brought Back Excitement Of Being At The Racetrack

By Jerry Jordan, Editor BAYTOWN, Tx. – A few weeks ago, I was asked by a good friend (no she didn’t threaten me) at Toyota Racing Development if I would be interested in attending the NHRA event in Baytown, checking out their teams and seeing what drag racing was all about. The track may be […]

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Kevin Harvick Would Have Moved Denny Hamlin To Win At Richmond Raceway

By Jerry Jordan/Editor Wins in the NASCAR Cup Series are so important that drivers aren’t worried about admitting their intentions to move a leader out of the way if it means they could have a shot at taking home the checkered flag. It happened in the Xfinity Series race on Saturday at Richmond Raceway and […]

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Toyota Performance Center Preparing Drivers for the Track

Lewis Franck, Special Report for Kickin’ the Tires CORNELIUS, N.C. – The Toyota Performance Center (TPC) is Toyota’s newest weapon in helping to develop young drivers for the future of auto racing. From strength and endurance training to which foods to eat and even addressing mental health and stress issues, the experts at TPC work […]

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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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“The reality kind of set in that it was going to be extremely tough.” – After Departing from ARCA Menards Series, Michael Self talks Current State of Being

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer 2021 was the first ARCA Menards Series season without Michael Self since 2015.  Despite leaving the ARCA Menards Series, Self still holds a steering wheel. Self runs in the TransAm Series and serves as the general manager of Silver Hare Racing. With the TransAm Series racing in downtown Nashville, Kickin’ the […]

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Ben Rhodes charges to dramatic overtime victory at Daytona

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service With a gaggle of trucks wrecking behind him as the field approached the finish line, Ben Rhodes shot past Cory Roper in the tri-oval at Daytona International Speedway to win Friday night’s NextEra Energy 250, the 2021 season-opener for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. With a decisive push […]

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Martin Truex Jr. coming back for more at Joe Gibbs Racing

By Jerry Jordan, Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After two years with Joe Gibbs Racing, where he tried to win a second NASCAR Championship in 2019 and narrowly missed advancing to the Championship Four in 2020, Martin Truex Jr. and the team have renewed their relationship beyond 2021. “Extending Martin’s agreement has been a big […]

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