NEWS: Cole Pearn Leaving Joe Gibbs Racing, NASCAR

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 9, 2019) – Ryan Willard Photo — Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that crew chief Cole Pearn has decided to leave the organization to pursue opportunities outside of the sport. Pearn, who joined JGR following the 2018 season, led Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 19 team to a runner-up finish in the 2019 NASCAR Cup …

29th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts National Indoor Kart Championship Set For Thanksgiving Weekend

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BATESVILLE, MS – Thanksgiving is often associated with family, food and football, and not necessarily in that order.  Unless, of course, you’re one of a few thousand people infected with the racing bug.  There are numerous “Turkey Day” events that take place in the world of motorsports each year, but none are more unique than the one that happens in …

Question 48 – Who Fills Jimmie Johnson’s Shoes?

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CONCORD, N.C. – Photo Credit Jared C Tilton/Getty Images  – By now most of you have probably heard today’s big NASCAR news. Jimmie Johnson announced through a video on his social media that 2020 would be his last full season in NASCAR Cup Series competition.  The 7-time Cup series champion will leave a legacy that will likely never be repeated, …

Jimmie Johnson Fastest In Crash Filled Opening Roval Practice

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CONCORD, N.C. – Chris Trotman/Getty Images Photo – Jimmie Johnson saved his fastest lap for the very end of today’s opening practice for Sunday’s Bank Of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Johnson turned a lap of 103.152 MPH to set his Ally Chevrolet atop the scoring pylon. The practice was halted numerous times for spins and crashes.  Denny …

Tyler Thompson to Head West for Midwest Super Series Fall Brawl in Indianapolis

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OSWEGO, NY – Photo Courtesy – RC Media — There is no rest in sight for Oswego Speedway International Classic champion Tyler Thompson and Jason Simmons Racing, as the team now prepares for the Midwest Supermodified Series Fall Brawl at Lucas Oil Raceway Park in Indianapolis, IN on Saturday, September 14. Thompson, the youngest winner in the 63-year history of …

FloSports Announces Acquisition of DirtonDirt.com

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AUSTIN, Texas —Photo Courtesy Flo Racing — FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced today the acquisition of DirtonDirt.com and all of the Bloomington, Illinois-based company’s owned and operated entities. DirtonDirt is the home on the internet for Dirt Late Model racing and its community. The deal accelerates FloSports’ investment in growing motorsports coverage in the U.S. and …

Menard Retiring, DiBenedetto To Join Wood Brothers Racing In 2020

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STUART, VA  – Photo Courtesy Stacy Revere/Getty Images — Wood Brothers Racing, the oldest active NASCAR team and one of the winningest teams in series history, announced today that driver Paul Menard will transition from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) racing after the 2019 season. Matt DiBenedetto will join the team next season and will race the iconic …

RADIO: Motorsports Madness – Debates: Joey Logano, Hallie Deegan

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In this lively episode of Motorsports Madness, Murdock has restart issues, the group reviews Michigan, debates Joey Logano restart move and Jacob tees off on Hallie Deegan’s third bump and run in three winning efforts.

RADIO: Lead Lap: Coby, Bonsignore Talk Modifieds, Reviews of CARS Tour, NASCAR

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We love it when we can talk Modifieds, and this week on Lead Lap Radio we had a pair of Modified champions join us to help us do just that.  Doug Coby and Justin Bonsignore were their usual conversational selves, and we also talked NASCAR, CARS Tour and more.

PODCAST: Inside Groove Episode 5 Featuring Doug Didero

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Episode 5 of the Inside Groove Supermodified Podcast brought to you by IPC Indy features an extended interview with supermodiifed legend Doug Didero, a Canadian racer who also raced Indy and NASCAR. Doug talks candidly about the mental difficulty it takes to race an Indy Car, his humble beginnings, and the new wing package for supermodifieds that is sparking a …