<![CDATA[NASCAR & Auto Racing Standings, Rankings & News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nascar-auto-racing/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:14:46 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:14:46 CST NASCAR & Auto Racing 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com NASCAR spokesman Tharp named president of Darlington track http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86755522.html#storylink=rss NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp has been hired to be the new president at Darlington Raceway.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:13:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86755522.html
Write up: IndyCar's Newgarden subject of new children's book http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86736842.html#storylink=rss Up-and-coming IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden could be climbing a different kind of chart soon.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:38:05 CDT By GENARO C. ARMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86736842.html
NASCAR Trucks team staying competitive after shop fire http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86729922.html#storylink=rss It's hardly business as usual for ThorSport Racing team. Not when, as one of the drivers quipped, the temporary headquarters is a "Kroger parking lot."

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:18:07 CDT By R.B. FALLSTROM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86729922.html
Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days with Sonoma victory http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86287467.html#storylink=rss Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:53:12 CDT By JENNA FRYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86287467.html
Spencer Gallagher apologizes for fight with John Wes Townley http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86226942.html#storylink=rss Spencer Gallagher apologized Monday for his role in a fight with John Wes Townley during NASCAR's Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park.

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:18:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86226942.html
Tony Stewart wins at Sonoma to snap 84-race drought http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86115842.html#storylink=rss For at least one weekend, Smoke was back.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:39:00 CDT By JENNA FRYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86115842.html
Ron Capps wins Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86114412.html#storylink=rss Ron Capps won the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on Sunday for his third Funny Car victory in the last four events and fourth of the season.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:07:46 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86114412.html
NASCAR chairman quashes weeknight races, more road courses http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86094127.html#storylink=rss NASCAR is unlikely to add a road course to the Chase for the championship schedule because it would be hard to get one moved into the Sprint Cup schedule.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:32:46 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86094127.html
Power holds off Kanaan to win IndyCar race at Road America http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86093737.html#storylink=rss Healthy again following an early-season illness, Will Power is feeling much better about his chances of contending for another IndyCar championship.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:43:08 CDT By GENARO C. ARMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86093737.html
Christopher Bell wins wild NASCAR Truck race at Gateway http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86060082.html#storylink=rss Christopher Bell had a few chances to get it right, and he made the most of the last of three re-starts.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:04:05 CDT By R.B. FALLSTROM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86060082.html
Tight turns, long straights: Road America rewards precision http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86027792.html#storylink=rss Road America's unique 14-turn layout requires precision, while providing drivers some fun behind the wheel.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:08:34 CDT By GENARO C. ARMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86027792.html
Kalitta Motorsports sweeps nitro categories in Norwalk http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86014537.html#storylink=rss Kalitta Motorsports' Doug Kalitta and Del Worsham swept the No. 1 qualifying positions in the nitro categories at their home track Saturday in the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:08:43 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86014537.html
Will Power takes pole for IndyCar's return to Road America http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86004602.html#storylink=rss A late tire change during qualifying earned Will Power the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Road America.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:19:02 CDT By GENARO C. ARMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86004602.html
Carl Edwards takes the pole for road course race at Sonoma http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85979252.html#storylink=rss Carl Edwards edged AJ Allmendinger to earn the stop starting spot Sunday on the road course race at Sonoma Raceway.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:34:03 CDT By JENNA FRYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85979252.html
Jeff Gordon interested in joining 'Live' with Kelly Ripa http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article85962007.html#storylink=rss Jeff Gordon is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new "Live" co-host — so long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:34:01 CDT By JENNA FRYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article85962007.html
Hamlin insists he didn't let retiring Stewart win in Sonoma http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article87029017.html#storylink=rss Denny Hamlin insists he didn't let retiring NASCAR star Tony Stewart win last week at Sonoma Raceway.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:04:24 CDT By MARK LONG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article87029017.html
Earnhardt hopes new Chevrolet gets him a Daytona victory http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article87016187.html#storylink=rss Amelia is in the graveyard located in the woods of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s property in North Carolina, where he collects ruined race cars.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:29:20 CDT By JENNA FRYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article87016187.html
NASCAR teams use decals to honor Orlando shooting victims http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article87016172.html#storylink=rss NASCAR teams are running a decal on their cars at Daytona International Speedway to honor the victims of the mass shooting in nearby Orlando.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:29:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article87016172.html
IndyCar's rescheduled race in Texas has perks, discounts http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article87001437.html#storylink=rss IndyCar's rescheduled race at Texas Motor Speedway will have a few perks and some reduced prices.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:49:20 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article87001437.html
Can Red Bull use home ring advantage to attack Mercedes? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86847927.html#storylink=rss Having won two years in a row in the verdant Austrian hills, and coming off a victory in the maiden Formula One street race in Azerbaijan, Nico Rosberg is naturally confident about the Austrian Grand Prix this weekend.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:15:04 CDT By BY NESHA STARCEVIC ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86847927.html
AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86689157.html#storylink=rss All Times Eastern

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:23:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86689157.html
NASCAR spokesman Tharp named president of Darlington track http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86611827.html#storylink=rss NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp has been hired to be the new president at Darlington Raceway.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:23:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86611827.html
Correction: Pikes Peak Race story http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86099897.html#storylink=rss In a story June 26 about Romain Dumas winning the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, The Associated Press reported erroneously Dumas' nationality. He is French, not Swiss.

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:59:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86099897.html
Chase Briscoe pulls away at Winchester for first ARCA win http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86119222.html#storylink=rss Chase Briscoe gained the lead in a duel with Dalton Sargeant on a restart with 30 laps to go and won the ARCA Racing Series race on Sunday at Winchester Speedway.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:42:48 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86119222.html
Reigning USAC Sprint Car champ Robert Ballou seeks repeat at Lakeside http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nascar-auto-racing/article85925637.html#storylink=rss Ballou, last spring, won the series’ first race in 14 seasons at the track

It helped propel him to the USAC National Sprint Cars series title

Currently fourth, “Madman” hopes another checkered flag sparks another title run

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IndyCar Texas race will resume without Daly, Newgarden http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85846502.html#storylink=rss Conor Daly and Josef Newgarden will not be allowed to participate in the Aug. 27 resumption of the rain-delayed IndyCar Series race in Texas.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:59:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85846502.html
Doug Kalitta breaks track Top Fuel time record at Norwalk http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85921982.html#storylink=rss Doug Kalitta set a track elapsed-time record and raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:23:57 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85921982.html
Tony Stewart ready for final season to come to an end http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85882197.html#storylink=rss There was a twinge of nostalgia in Tony Stewart's voice as he was inducted into the Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:54:00 CDT By JENNA FRYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85882197.html
IndyCar's Newgarden cleared to return at Road America http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85818412.html#storylink=rss IndyCar has cleared Josef Newgarden to race at Road America on Sunday, two weeks after breaking his right collarbone in a scary crash at Texas.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:14:03 CDT By GENARO C. ARMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85818412.html
IndyCar Texas race will resume without Carpenter, Newgarden http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85874982.html#storylink=rss Conor Daly and Josef Newgarden will not be allowed to participate in the Aug. 27 resumption of the rain-delayed IndyCar Series race in Texas.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:44:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article85874982.html