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By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Back in August 2016, the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Spedway came down to a battle of the young guns, with a first career win on the line for the victor. After coming up short on victory so many times in his career in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Kyle Larson finally had everything fall into place for himself and his No. 42 team as he held off a hard charging Chase Elliott for the win. Not only had Larson finally found his wayRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor No matter who your favorite driver is, you had to be cheering on Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in Sunday afternoon’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. It’s been a trying couple of weeks to say the least for Stenhouse, who is one of the many friends and family members grieving the loss of race car driver, Bryan Clauson. Stenhouse, who is a local dirt-tracker at heart, had become close friends with the former NASCAR driver turned USAC sprint car ace. Two weeks ago, ClausonRead More

Posted On August 20, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Monster Energy Cup

Stenhouse, Larson Honor Late Friend at Bristol

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service The outpouring of support for Bryan Clauson continued at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Kyle Larson honoring the memory of their close friend with special helmets and paint schemes. Clauson died at age 27 from injuries suffered during an Aug. 6 accident in the Belleville (Kansas) Midget Nationals. Like Stenhouse, Clauson got his start in NASCAR racing as a development driver for Roush Fenway Racing, but after 26 starts in the XFINITY series, withRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Pippa Mann will make her second appearance of the season in this weekend’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway with Dale Coyne Racing. The 33-year-old Brit will pilot the No. 19 Honda and continue the driver carousel that looks to continue for the second half of the year. Mann finished 13th at the 2.5-mile track known as ‘The Tricky Triangle’ last season, tying her career-best finish in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and finished 15th in her only other start there in 2013. With Pocono being theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor After the tragic passing of Bryan Clauson last week, drivers throughout the motorsports world have paid tribute to Clauson in various ways and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. will get the chance to pay tribute with a special paint scheme in Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Stenhouse and Clauson both share the same sponsor in Fastenal, with the company currently sponsoring Stenhouse’s No. 17 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the company serving as sponsor for Clauson duringRead More
By Ryan Reed, NASCAR XFINITY Series Driver Hey guys – sorry it’s been a couple of weeks since I have given an update! This summer stretch is really tough on the schedule! It’s been a really solid couple of weeks for our team. We are coming off back-to-back top-10 finishes at Iowa and Watkins Glen. I can’t stress enough how awesome my team is and how much perseverance pays off. I messed up in qualifying at the Glen, flat spotting the tires during my qualifying lap. We had to changeRead More

Posted On August 8, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Bryan Clauson 1989 – 2016

By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer The tight-knit racing community is once again mourning the loss of a talented young driver. Bryan Clauson, one of the finest that USAC has ever seen, lost his life following a crash at the Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas on Saturday night. Clauson had worked his way up from a ninth-place starting position into the lead of the event. He lost control when he got wrapped up in lapped traffic. As his car tumbled through the air, he was struck by another race car atRead More
Despite a valiant effort by his family owned team, Buddy Lazier failed to qualify for the 99th Indianapolis 500. Along with Lazier, KVSH-Jonathan Byrd Racing’s Bryan Clauson, A.J. Foyt Racing’s Jack Hawksworth and KV Racing’s Stefano Coletti found themselves mired in positions 30-34 after their own individual struggles. Hawksworth and teammate Takuma Sato did not have the correct gear setup in the cars following the mandated boost reduction earlier in the day while the KV teammates of Clauson and Coletti both simply lacked the speed to put four laps together.Read More