NSCS: Hamlin Hammers Down; JGR Driver Paces Opening Sprint Cup Practice at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — The speed in the Joe Gibbs Racing stable hasn’t left them Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin set the fastest time in opening practice at 14.913 seconds (128.666 mph) in the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota. Hamlin …

POWRi: Hagen Goes Two-for-Two, Clean Sweep of Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals

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Wheatland, MO. – official series PR/Photo – Darren Hagen of Riverside, California doubled down, taking both nights of the Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals, cleaning house at the ¼ mile Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Missouri, and winning at the 3/8 mile Lucas Oil Speedway after a hard fought battle with Tyler Thomas to claim his 14th career POWRi Lucas Oil …

MIDSOUTH: McCarty goes the distance for second Kingsport Speedway NASCAR victory in 2015

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. – official track release – Randall Perry Photo – The calendar showed Friday to be the first day of May, but springtime temperatures around Northeast Tennessee were unseasonably chilly in the ModelCity for NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action at Kingsport Speedway. Ronnie McCarty of Kingsport jumped out into the lead at drop of the green flag and …

POWRi Midgets: Hagen Sweeps Night One of Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals

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GRAIN VALLEY, MO. – official series release / photo – Darren Hagen of Riverside, California cleaned house at the ¼ mile Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Missouri, winning his heat race and leading every lap of the 30 lap feature en route to his 13th career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature victory and his first of 2015. Starting …

Kevin Swindell Rallies at Devil’s Bowl During Texas Outlaw Nationals

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MESQUITE, Texas  – official release – Photo by Seth Lacewell – Although he didn’t register the result he aimed for last weekend, Kevin Swindell showed improvement throughout the Texas Outlaw Nationals. Swindell, who made his debut driving for Brandon Berryman, fell behind the eight ball from the start of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series doubleheader at Devil’s Bowl Speedway …

MIDWEST: Helms Wrangles First Top 10 of Season at Attica Raceway Park

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ORRVILLE, OH — official release — DB3 Imaging Photo — Caleb Helms captured his first top 10 of the season last Friday at Attica Raceway Park. Helms opened the night at the third-mile oval in Attica, Ohio, by qualifying sixth quickest. He then placed fourth in a heat race, which lined him up on the outside of the eighth row …

POWRi: Belle-Clair Speedway Set to Host Battle at Belle-Vegas I

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MILLSTADT, Ill. — official series release — As race season at tracks all across the Mid-West begin to heat up, the racing at Belle-Clair Speedway on Friday, April 10 will surely be an event fans will not want to miss. Belle-Clair Speedway’s “Battle at Belle-Vegas I” will treat fans to the UMP Kettler & Son’s Late Models, POWRi Lucas Oil …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Blake Jones Teams With Cunningham Motorsports For Daytona ARCA Debut

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SEVERVILLE, TN. – Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Ronny Breeden photo – It took two seasons for Cunningham Motorsports and former NASCAR K&N East Pro Series driver Blake Jones to get together for a race, but the pairing will finally happen in the ARCA Racing Series’ Lucas Oil 200 at the famed Daytona …

Tom Time Blog: NASCAR Chase Makes Winning Each Race Count

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Blog by RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo By Streeter Lecka/ NASCAR via Getty Images – Round one of this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup is over.  We had three winners, twelve driver qualified for round two and four are no longer in championship contention.  I’ve heard and seen a wide variety of opinions about …

Around The Track: The Great Chase Debate

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blog by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan Prak O’Hara and Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Indianapolis Motor Speedway Media photo — This is the debut of our all-new “Around The Track” debate blog, an idea we’ve been kicking around for awhile. All of us at RaceChaser are excited about the opportunity to discuss …

Tom Time Blog: NASCAR Points Races Heating Up as Season Begins to Wind Down

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blog by RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR fans across the globe will be focused on the “Windy City” this weekend as the action descends upon Chicagoland. Most of the talk has been centered around the Sprint Cup Series “Chase”, but all three of the national series are competing there and …

NASCAR in Thunder Valley and Oswego Classic Week Preview Highlighted on Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — A breakdown of all the tempers, triumphs and trouble from NASCAR’s four-day weekend in Thunder Valley at Bristol Motor Speedway, plus an on-site preview of Budweiser International Classic week from Oswego Speedway headlines tonight’s all-new episode of Motorsports Madness at 7 PM Eastern on Speed77 …