Power issues plague Truck race; Erik Jones winner

2014 Camping World Truck Gateway

Call it the night the lights went out in Phoenix. Roughly 20 minutes before the start of Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, the lights around the 1-mile track suddenly went out. Though the frontstretch lights came back on, Turns 3 […]

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New Talladega qualifying angers, stuns NASCAR drivers


Brian Vickers won the pole Saturday for Sunday’s Geico 500 Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, but Vickers’ first pole of the season was largely forgotten after a messy, confusing qualifying session that left several drivers angry, bewildered and — most importantly — missing from the […]

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NASCAR’s new rules: Testing ban, horsepower reduction


NASCAR released its 2015 rules Tuesday with sweeping changes to reduce testing, detune engines and deemphasize aerodynamics. After allowing teams four tests at sanctioned tracks and unlimited private testing this year, NASCAR will ban teams from testing at any tracks following the season finale at Homestead-Miami […]

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NASCAR qualifying canceled by rain


The opener of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup got a wet welcome Friday at Chicagoland Speedway. Persistent afternoon rain forced cancellation of Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400, and the 43-car field was set based on Friday practice speeds. Chase driver Kyle Busch led […]

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