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The next generation Earnhardt is taking a big step in racing this summer.
Karsyn Elledge on Saturday unveiled her No. 3 mini outlaw sprint kart at Sonoma Raceway. The 12-year-old niece of Dale Earnhardt Jr. will spend the summer traveling the West coast with her father to compete in the Mini Outlaw Series.
Jimmy Elledge will take his daughter to 12 races this summer to give her a step up in competition. Karsyn has adapted quickly racing at home in North Carolina and landed Nickelodeon as sponsor for the car she unveiled Saturday.
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When NASCAR drivers Danica Patrick and Clint Bowyer were asked about their reaction to the news that former Formula One world champion Jacques Villeneuve would race Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, only one thing came to mind, “train wreck.”
Martin Truex Jr. couldn't hold back the tears - not that anyone would blame him after his 218-race winless streak ended at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday.
While it's not the longest stretch a driver has endured between wins - that record belongs to former champion Bill Elliott, who waited 226 races between wins - among active drivers, it is the longest drought between a first...
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Martin Truex Jr. won the Toyota Save Mart 350 from Sonoma Raceway. For Truex it is his first win since 2007 at Dover. Truex’s win is the second in two seasons for Michael Waltrip Racing at Sonoma.
Jamie McMurray began the race on the pole at the track formerly known as Sears Point. McMurray would be passed by the second turn by Marcos Ambrose who started the...
SONOMA, Calif. — For Martin Truex Jr., a welcome oasis called Sonoma Raceway at long last ended one of the longest droughts in NASCAR racing.
With a convincing victory in Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350, Truex ended a winless streak of 218 races dating to June 4, 2007 at Dover, where he finished 7.355 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Newman.
On Sunday at Sonoma, Truex beat second...
When you've gone 218 races without a victory, well, you have to mix it up a little if you want to win. And that's exactly what Martin Truex Jr. did to capture Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
Truex, 32, a native of Mayetta, N.J., dominated the action on the 10-turn, 1.99-mile road course, leading 51 of 110 laps to win over...