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12:43 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports TULSA, Okla. — Christopher Bell will get the chance to defend his 2016 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals title Saturday as he dominated his qualifying night Thursday at the Tulsa Expo Center. Bell, whose
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FORT WORTH, Texas — Chase Elliott took the new Chevrolet Camaro for its inaugural NASCAR Cup laps on Tuesday and Martin Truex Jr. climbed into his Toyota for the first time since becoming series champion. Soon-to-be clean-shaven Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola, both with new teams, ran laps at Texas Motor Speedway in their Fords.
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11:46 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Alba Colon, a woman often credited for the success of the NASCAR program at Chevrolet, has left the manufacturer for an executive position at Hendrick Motorsports. The team confirmed Tuesday that it had
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon and record-setting pilot and eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes are among seven people selected for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. The 2018 class was announced Friday at Daytona International Speedway. The other inductees are drag racing car builder John Buttera, Indianapolis Motor Speedway founder Carl
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2:09 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Three men have been charged with attempted burglary and trespassing associated with the attempted burglary of the home of NASCAR team owner Richard Childress. According to the Davidson County (North Carolina) Sheriff’s Department,
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10:30 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports The “perks” of winning a NASCAR Cup title include additional appearances and media obligations. Many drivers don’t see it as a perk, but for Martin Truex Jr. and longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex, it
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Dec 29, 2017 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports A recap of the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series season — which consisted of 14,035.850 miles of racing — in numbers: 1: Martin Truex Jr.’s rank among his competitors in wins (8), top-5s (19),
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4:38 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Michael McDowell, who had spent the past four years at Leavine Family Racing, will join David Ragan in the Front Row Motorsports racing stable in 2018. The team announced Thursday the hiring of
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6:34 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Kurt Busch, who said two weeks ago that he “absolutely” planned to return to Stewart-Haas Racing, has signed a contract to remain at SHR with sponsorship from Monster Energy, Busch announced Tuesday. Busch,
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