Salty Dog’s Grand Prix and the Future of American Racing

I started late. I didn’t drive in my first professional auto race until age 21. Before that, I was addicted to go kart racing. No, not the World Karting Association or the National Karting Alliance. I’d never heard of them. My karting career began by paying five dollars for ten minutes of track time in a 5 horsepower, 25 mile per hour fun kart at tiny, tourist-driven venues during our family vacations. We stopped at go kart tracks from Virginia to Utah. Any track, any time. It wasn’t real racing,…

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Kasey Kahne Wins the (Extended) Brickyard 400

An exhausted and unexpected Kasey Kahne won the 2017 Brickyard 400 after enduring the 6-hour event. With heat and humidity once again settling over the historic track, a small crowd even by NASCAR standards endured a nearly 2 hour rain delay and then watched the race fall apart with 50 laps to go. It looked like Kyle Busch was going to win his third Brickyard 400 after winning the first two stages relatively easily. Busch and Martin Truex, Jr looked to have the fastest cars and left the audience wondering if…

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DALE EARNHARDT JR. TO JOIN NBC SPORTS GROUP’S NASCAR TEAM IN 2018

 Broad NBCUniversal Arrangement Allows for Earnhardt’s Participation in Sports, Movies, Television & Entire NBCU Portfolio STAMFORD, Conn. – July 24, 2017 – Dale Earnhardt Jr., the motorsports icon voted by fans as NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver for an unprecedented 14 consecutive years (2003-16), will join NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR coverage beginning in 2018, it was announced today. Chairman of NBC Broadcasting and Sports Mark Lazarus, and NBC Sports Executive Producer and President of Production Sam Flood, will introduce Earnhardt, in a media conference call today, Monday, July 24 at 3 p.m. ET. An advisory with specific information…

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1,000+ HP S550 Mustangs Take On Formula Drift NJ

July’s Hot Lap Goes Behind The Scenes of The Recent Formula D Event  MALVERN, Pa. (July 14, 2017) – In the July episode of Hot Lap, AmericanMuscle video host Stephanie Wood heads to Wall Stadium Speedway in New Jersey to get an up-close and personal look at Formula Drift NJ. Stephanie caught up with professional drifter and AmericanMuscle car show guest Vaughn Gittin Jr. for a quick chat about his new setup, new teammate, and a rundown of the Formula Drift event.

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NASCAR Monster Energy Cup News and Notes from the Brickyard

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400 The Place: Indianapolis Motor Speedway The Date: Sunday, July 23 The Time: 2:30 p.m. ET TV: NBC, 2 p.m. ET Radio: IMS Radio Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 400 miles (160 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on lap 50), Stage 2 (Ends on lap 100), Final Stage (Ends on lap 160)

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