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Force Hood Is Early No. 1
Friday, Apr 16, 2010 – 21:24 | Comments Off
Force Hood Is Early No. 1

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Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Force Hood powered her Castrol GTX Ford Mustang to a leading performance of 4.195 seconds at 295.14 mph to pace [...]

Logano Claims Nationwide Pole
Friday, Apr 16, 2010 – 15:23 | Comments Off
Logano Claims Nationwide Pole

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Joey Logano won the pole for Saturday’s O’Reilly 300 Nationwide Series race when he turned a qualifying lap at 185.663 mph at Texas Motor Speedway.
The pole was the third of the season for Logano in the series. He also was fastest qualifier at Auto Club Speedway and Nashville.
“It’s good,” Logano said of his car. [...]

HMS Talks About Kahne Deal
Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 – 9:21 | Comments Off
HMS Talks About Kahne Deal

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Hendrick Motorsports on Wednesday issued the following press release on the subject of Kashey Kahne signing to drive for the team:
Beginning with the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Kasey Kahne will drive the No. 5 Chevrolets of Hendrick Motorsports after signing a long-term contract with the organization.
Mark Martin, 51, the current driver of Hendrick [...]

New Crew Chief For Stenhouse
Tuesday, Apr 13, 2010 – 15:40 | Comments Off

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Roush Fenway Racing has named veteran Mike Kelley as crew chief of the No. 6 Nationwide team with driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. effective immediately. Kelley joined Roush Fenway in 2002 as car chief of the No. 97 team under Jimmy Fennig and has since gone on to contribute to Roush Fenway’s 2004 Sprint Cup [...]

McMurray In, Bires Out At JRM
Tuesday, Apr 13, 2010 – 12:42 | Comments Off
McMurray In, Bires Out At JRM

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Kelly Bires is out and Jamie McMurray is in as driver of the No. 88 Nationwide car at JR Motorsports the team revealed today.
The move is effective immediately and McMurray will be in the car this coming weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, general manager and co-owner Kelley Earnhardt said.
Also officially announced Tuesday was news that Johnny [...]

Dixon Wins Again, Hagan Wins First
Sunday, Apr 11, 2010 – 19:07 | Comments Off
Dixon Wins Again, Hagan Wins First

Larry Dixon beat Antron Brown in a pedal-fest in the Top Fuel final at the 23rd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals Sunday at Houston Raceway Park to win for the second time this season and the 50th time in his career.
The other winners at the fifth event in the 23-race NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Meyers Wins In Pocola
Sunday, Apr 11, 2010 – 7:25 | Comments Off
Meyers Wins In Pocola

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Jason Meyers won the inaugural World of Outlaws event at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Oklahoma on Saturday night to earn his series-best fourth A-Feature win of the year.
Meyers inherited the lead on the 34th lap when 20-time series champion Steve Kinser had a flat tire while out front on a wild night that saw numerous [...]

Newman Uses Late Pass To Win Phoenix
Saturday, Apr 10, 2010 – 22:40 | Comments Off
Newman Uses Late Pass To Win Phoenix

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Ryan Newman slipped past Jeff Gordon on a green/white/checkered restart to win Saturday night’s Subway Fresh Fit 600 Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Gordon said he spun his tires on the final restart.
It was Newman’s first victory since he won the Daytona 500 in 2008. It gave him his 14th Cup victory but  first as [...]

Force Tops Funny Car Qualifying
Saturday, Apr 10, 2010 – 21:53 | Comments Off
Force Tops Funny Car Qualifying

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John Force inched one step closer to the one major NHRA milestone that eludes him – all-time No. 1 qualifiers – when he set the Funny Car pace at the 23rd O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil on Saturday.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the fifth of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full [...]

Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race
Friday, Apr 9, 2010 – 23:18 | One Comment
Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race

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Kyle Busch passed Brad Keselowski for the lead with five laps to go and hung on to win the Bashas’ Supermarkets 300 Nationwide Series race Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kevin Harvick also got by Keselowski late in the race to finish second.
Keselowski finished third but took the series points lead away from Carl Edwards.
Busch got [...]