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Bellator to feature fights at 4 races in new NASCAR partnership

Tuesday  01:40,   04 april 2017

Bellator MMA will promote fights at select races during the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season."I'm excited to announce Bellator's partnership with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series," said Bellator president Scott Coker. "Bellator and[...]

New Survey Reveals White Is the World's Favorite Car Color

Monday  22:16,   03 april 2017

<p>Black follows as a close second, covering 18 percent of all cars.</p>Accounting for 37 percent of all cars on the road, white is clearly a favorite amongst motorists around the globe. However, black plays a close second, taking up 18[...]

Hyundai Kona is Brand's New Subcompact Crossover

Monday  22:15,   03 april 2017

<p>Launches this summer</p>Just like many of Hyundai's other offerings, including the Santa Fe, Tucson, and the previous Veracruz, the Kona SUV is named after a North American travel destination. And the automaker definitely picked a good[...]

Sales of Tesla X SUV catching up to the sedan

Monday  20:31,   03 april 2017

You'd think Tesla would sell far fewer units of its pricier, slightly frumpier-looking Model X SUV than its mainstay Model S sedan, but that's not the case these days.&nbsp;Tesla delivered about 11,550 Model X vehicles at the start of[...]

The Kia Stinger GT Gets to 60 in 4.9 Seconds

Monday  20:31,   03 april 2017

That's 0.2 seconds quicker than what the current BMW 440i Gran Coupe, for considerably less money.Going back to the range-topping GT version, if you think 4.9 seconds is not that impressive, consider that a Mercedes-AMG C43 sedan and an Audi S5[...]

2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Previewed in Unofficial Renders

Monday  17:29,   03 april 2017

<p>A better look at the next-gen Jeep</p>The leaked images, likely Computer-Aided Design (CAD) renderings, were black and white, grainy, and didn't show much detail. These renderings very skillfully incorporate everything we saw yesterday into [...]

Penske on win in 1,000th race: 'It was something that you can dream of'

Monday  04:00,   03 april 2017

It was a special day all around for Roger Penske at Martinsville Speedway.MARTINSVILLE, Va. — It was a special day all around for Roger Penske in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series[...]

NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

Monday  02:30,   03 april 2017

&nbsp;Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78. Ard died in South Carolina. NASCAR called Ard "a tough-as-nails racer" in a statement confirming his death, but gave no details.Ard won titles in what [...]

NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

Monday  01:05,   03 april 2017

Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, has died. He was 78.Ard died in South Carolina. NASCAR called Ard "a tough-as-nails racer" in a statement confirming his death, but gave no[...]

Can Penske drivers break on through at Martinsville?

Sunday  19:25,   02 april 2017

The Team Penske drivers have come close several times to winning at Martinsville.For the few who master the tiny 0.526-mile paper clip, wins come in droves: Richard Petty won 15 times here, Darrell Waltrip 11 and Jeff Gordon[...]

Chase Elliott holds off Johnny Sauter to win Truck Series race at Martinsville

Sunday  08:51,   02 april 2017

Teammates Chase Elliott and Johnny Sauter battled hard all day, but Elliott eventually came out on top.Holding off GMS Racing teammate Johnny Sauter following the final restart, Elliott led 81 laps on his way to victory, scoring his second career[...]

Kyle Larson has 'near perfect' NASCAR weekend, then crashes leaving track

Friday  23:51,   31 march 2017

Kyle Larson had a nearly perfect day on the track last Sunday at Auto Club Speedway, as he started on the pole, led the most laps, and won his second-career Monster Energy Cup Series race.&nbsp;Larson was leaving the Southern California track[...]

Lexus Pranks Impatient Drivers With Fake "Lane Valet"

Friday  20:45,   31 march 2017

Getting stuck behind a slow driver blocking the left lane can be pretty frustrating. So, Lexus has developed a new system based around vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology that could be the answer to impatient drivers' prayers. The[...]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is letting a key team member skip work to go to WrestleMania

Friday  18:27,   31 march 2017

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Thunderstorms, rain threaten on-track activity at Martinsville Speedway

Friday  18:27,   31 march 2017

The track already has ordered the grandstands to be cleared this morning.The opening of the grandstands has been delayed at Martinsville Speedway because of lightning in the area, as persistent rain and thunderstorms are threatening all on-track[...]