“Cash is King” at NHDRO Opener

“Cash is King” but a check will work too, especially when it’s an NHDRO “Big Check” for $13,000. That’s what Chris Moore earned for winning NHDRO’s Last Man Standing Grudge Spectacular Saturday night at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia. It was the crowning moment of the 190hookup.com Season Opener—the first…

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Nor’Easter at Santa Pod: New Track, Same Weather

Weather disrupted the opening round of the ACU Championships over the Easter weekend at Santa Pod Raceway, with rain washing out Friday and Saturday completely. There was a delayed start on Sunday to dry the track. Over the winter a new all concrete surface has been laid over the quarter…

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Tomac Likes it Sloppy

Sloppy CenturyLink Field in Seattle hosted Round 13 of Monster Energy AMA Supercross in front of 55,407 rowdy, rain-soaked fans for one of the slimiest, slickest races in SX history. The CP-Carillo equipped Kawasaki of Eli Tomac found its way to a third-place start, battling back and forth with Team Red Bull…

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MotoGP Mayhem in Argentina

There was drama even before lights out for the MotoGP Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina at Termas de Rio Hondo. With the wet/dry conditions hard to judge, the race was delayed as the majority of the grid went back into pitlane to switch tyres. But polesitter Jack Miller…

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House sets Place at Championship Table

Rickey House threw his helmet into the Top Fuel Harley championship battle, beating defending champ Jay Turner in the final round of the 19th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. House had lane choice and kept it lit against Turner, who…

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New Tires Fertile for Newgarden

Armed with a fresh set of tires, Josef Newgarden charged from fourth place in the last seven laps to win the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix going away. The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion beat rookie Robert “Driving like Mansell” Wickens by 2.9946 seconds on the ISM…

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What a Week for Williford!

I know gobs of you have been following multi-time Pro Street champ Rodney Williford and his teammate Ehren Litten’s mad thrash to make the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) East Coast Spring Nationals at GALOT Motorsports Park—the opening round of the eighth mile series. As you doubtless already know, neither…

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Current Daytona 200 Model is Eslick’s Playground

Danny Eslick moved up a place in the history books when he took a historic fourth Daytona 200 victory in the 77th running of the event—57 grueling laps around Daytona International Speedway’s high banks and infield road course. The win places the TOBC Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 rider Eslick third on the…

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No Pit Party, but No Pity Party either at snowy Indy Supercross

60,873 fans braved a heavy, wet, spring snowstorm to witness the sporting, entertainment phenomenon that is Monster Energy AMA Supercross at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium—the massive, hangar-like house of the NFL’s Colts. The storm killed the pit party that normally gets the fans lit and hyped for the night’s race,…

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Two in a Row for Tii

Spevco’s Tii Tharpe powered “Maddy” past Bob “Opie” Malloy for the first-ever NHRA Gatornationals Top Fuel Harley win. Malloy had the early advantage, his bike sashaying a bit under power while Tharpe’s was straight and contained. But Bob dropped a hole and nosed over at the eighth mile, allowing Tharpe thundered to…

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