Throwback Thursday: Newman Stretches Fuel to Win in NASCAR’s Busch Series Return to Watkins Glen

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda – Dodge Forum archive photo – A road-course race didn’t appear on the NASCAR Busch (now XFINITY) Series (NBS) schedule from 2002 to 2004. In 2005, that all changed. Two road races appeared on the NBS schedule, including a visit south of the border to the Mexico …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Robby Gordon Takes “Gnarly” In Motorsports to New Heights With Stadium Super Truck Endeavors

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CERRITOS, Calif. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Shaun Botterill/Getty Images South America photo — The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word gnarly as “cool, good,” a definition so bland and uninspiring that it juxtaposes the very word it aims to ascribe meaning to. But the top Urban Dictionary entry has a point. “These …

ROC: Gordon to Compete in Race of Champions; Brings Formula Off-Road to Barbados

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ST. PHILLIPS, Barbados — official series release — Formula Off-Road photo — Robby Gordon will compete at next week’s Race Of Champions in Barbados, and he will bring his Stadium Super Trucks along for the ride as well. Gordon joins a ROC 2014 field featuring greats from Formula 1, MotoGP, Le Mans, IndyCar, NASCAR, World Rallycross and Touring Cars, in …

SCORE: Gordon, MacCachren, Menzies, Baldwin Top Tecate Baja 1000 Qualifiers

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LAS VEGAS — official release — SCORE photo — Former NASCAR driver/team owner, short-course race series promoter and desert racing superstar Robby Gordon earned the top qualifying spot in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division Tuesday night for next week’s 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, the granddaddy of all desert races. The special Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying, presented …

SST: Robby Gordon Capitalizes; Wins Stadium Super Truck Opener in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — official release — Formula Off-Road photo — Robby Gordon capitalized on an uncharacteristic mistake by Indy car veteran E.J. Viso and won Saturday’s SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race at the MGM Resorts Village. Gordon held off an aggressive run by TRAXXAS driver Keegan Kincaid who took a spot on an SST podium for the …

STADIUM TRUCKS: Elevation Group to Become Co-Owner of Gordon’s Formula Off-Road

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – official release — Formula Off-Road photo — The Elevation Group, a Cleveland-based sponsorship marketing, event production and communications company, has come to an agreement to jointly own veteran race car driver Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road series. The Elevation Group has purchased 40 percent of the series, with Gordon retaining 60 percent of the business. Although an …

SCORE: Gordon Leads Baja 500 Qualifying in Mexico

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ENSENADA, Mexico — official release — Defending race champion Robby Gordon returned to his desert-racing roots posting the fastest qualifying time Thursday to earn the first starting position in Saturday’s 46th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 desert race. Driving his No. 77 Speed Energy Chevy CK1500, Gordon, who will race in the X Games in Austin, Texas, on Sunday in …