Linkenhoker leads the way in Virginia Sprint Series opener

first_imgAnthony Linkenhoker was the winner when the Virginia Sprint Series opened Saturday night at  Natural Bridge Speedway. (Photo by Jim Haines)By Jim HainesNATURAL BRIDGE, Va. (April 14) – Spring finally sprung for the Virginia Sprint Series and An­thony Linkenhoker sped to the IMCA RaceSaver victory Saturday at Natural Bridge Speedway.Mike Keeton challenged throughout in a contest that ran caution-free and ended in second. Daren Bo­lac was third in the series opener, postponed a week because of winter-like weather.Linkenhoker and Keeton paced the field to green with Linkenhoker out first, Keeton close behind and Tony Harris up to third. Bolac got by Harris and went after Keeton lap after lap, but the bot­tom was the place to be and he stayed there.Linkenhoker stayed smooth up front even as he caught the rear of the field and that was all he needed to do as he drove under the waving checkered flag.Next it’s back to Shenandoah Speedway on Saturday, April 21.Feature results – 1. Anthony Linkenhoker; 2. Mike Keeton; 3. Daren Bolac; 4. Tony Harris; 5. Tom Humphries; 6. Jerald Harris; 7. Bill Rice; 8. Jake Karklin; 9. Chris Ware; 10. Neil San­dridge.last_img read more

NXT: The journey of Indian actor Saurav Gurjar in the WWE so far

first_img COMMENT LIVE TV Written By Raj Sarkar Also Read- WWE: Does Hulk Hogan Want One Last Brawl?Saurav Gurjar’s WWE JourneySaurav Gurjar, the 34-year-old who hails from Gwalior, is a well-known face on Indian television even before he decided to make a switch to the WWE. The former actor was seen in the famous reality show ‘Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega’ and the TV serial ‘Mahabharata’. Apart from his acting skills, Gurjar has been blessed with a lot more. The current WWE NXT star has won the gold medal in a Kick Boxing Championship in Indore and has appeared in ‘Ring Ka King’, in which he gained popularity as a wrestler.In 2018, he was finally approached by the WWE at an invitation event in Dubai. Gurjar joined 40 male and female athletes at a WWE Tryout in India and he was selected for the NXT roster. Since then, he has been an active face in the WWE NXT along with his partner Rinku Singh. After the rise of the Great Khali and Jinder Mahal, India found its next WWE Superstars for future. Gurjar made his WWE debut with Singh in a tag-team match against Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch. Though Gurjar and Rinku lost the match, their performance was filled with a lot of promise for the future. FOLLOW US Also Read- John Cena Reveals The Real Reason Behind His Disappearance From WWENXT NEWSGurjar Singh has been a prominent face in NXT live events. He brands himself as an Indian monk (sadhu) inside the WWE ring and shows no mercy against his opponents. He started 2019 by making his presence in the ‘Unleash The Universe’ Tournament in which he made it to the semifinals. The duo of Gurjar Singh and Rinku Singh is going strong and WWE may add them in their main roster in the coming future.Also Read- WWE: Will Edge Make His Comeback? Rumours About His Future And More Also Read- Vince McMahon Reportedly Thinks Some WWE Stars Are ‘Too Pro Wrestling’ center_img “I don’t want money. I don’t want fame. I want my dream.” Gurjar Singh said in an interview First Published: 10th October, 2019 16:23 IST The WWE has never failed to showcase its affection towards India. The wrestling entertainment brand has been focussing more on the Indian market over the years. The success of the likes of The Great Khali and Jinder Mahal have encouraged Indian wrestlers to aspire for making a mark of their own in the WWE. One such wrestler is Saurav Gurjar, who has already made a big impact in the WWE NXT since his debut in 2018 and is all set for a promotion to the main roster in the near future. WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 10th October, 2019 16:23 IST NXT: The Journey Of Indian Actor Saurav Gurjar In The WWE So Far WWE NXT star Gurjar Singh has made an incredible journey from being an Indian TV actor to a WWE NXT star. Know more about his incredible story and rise. SUBSCRIBE TO USlast_img read more