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Rains Ease, NHRA Qualifying Begins
Friday, Mar 12, 2010 – 19:55 | Comments Off
Rains Ease, NHRA Qualifying Begins

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The rain let up Friday afternoon and the NHRA cars finally got onto the track for the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway in Florida.
Grabbing the poles were Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock), and Junior Pippin (Pro Stock Motorcycle) during a day that was shortened to just [...]

Moraes To Drive For KV Racing
Thursday, Mar 11, 2010 – 16:03 | Comments Off
Moraes To Drive For KV Racing

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KV Racing Technology announced Thursday that Mario Moraes will drive for the team during the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season. He will drive the #32 Banco Panamericano – KV Racing Technology Honda/Dallara/Firestone car at this weekend’s season opening Saõ Paulo Indy 300 in Brazil.
“We are very pleased to have Mario back in the seat [...]

Rain Postpones Gatornationals
Thursday, Mar 11, 2010 – 11:15 | Comments Off
Rain Postpones Gatornationals

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Persistent rain showers and a forecast for more showers and thunderstorms throughout the day forced NHRA officials to postpone Thursday’s scheduled racing at the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at historic Gainesville Raceway.
Weather permitting, racing will begin Friday at 8 a.m. Friday’s Full Throttle Drag Racing Series qualifying sessions are scheduled for noon and 2:45 [...]

NHRA’s Sampey Retires
Thursday, Mar 11, 2010 – 9:52 | One Comment
NHRA’s Sampey Retires

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Angelle Sampey is hanging up her helmet and leathers as she announces her retirement as a professional drag racer.
Sampey, who totaled 41 victories during a 13-year NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle career, said she’s planning to pursue other career opportunities while looking to start a family with her fiancé, Seth Drago.
“I’m ready for a new challenge, including opening Coral [...]

ALMS Eyeing Oklahoma
Thursday, Mar 11, 2010 – 8:49 | Comments Off
ALMS Eyeing Oklahoma

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OKC Grand Prix, LLC has entered into negotiations to bring an annual American Le Mans Series (ALMS) event tour stop to downtown Oklahoma City.  The Oklahoma City Council approved a Resolution today authorizing the City Manager to enter into negotiations with OKC Grand Prix, LLC to bring the world’s premier sports car series to downtown.  [...]

Rahal To Drive For Fisher
Thursday, Mar 11, 2010 – 7:20 | Comments Off
Rahal To Drive For Fisher

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Graham Rahal will be back in an IndyCar for the races at St. Petersburg, Fla. and Birmingham, Ala. He will drive a car in those events for Sarah Fisher Racing.
Rahal will drive the No. 67 car and will be sponosred by Dollar General.
“We are all very enthusiastic about having Graham in the seat for the [...]

Savings Available on Inaugural Four-Wide Nationals
Wednesday, Mar 10, 2010 – 20:52 | Comments Off

CONCORD, N.C. – Drag racing fans can go full throttle and save eight dollars on single-day tickets to witness history March 25-28 at the inaugural NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
From now through the event, fans can purchase a can of Full Throttle Energy Drink at participating Circle K convenience stores, then redeem the empty [...]

Kurt Busch Wins A Wild One In Atlanta
Sunday, Mar 7, 2010 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch Wins A Wild One In Atlanta

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Kurt Busch repeated as winner of the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, but he had to survive a wild, two green/white/checkered-restart finish to do it.
The victory was the 21st for Busch, whose last previous victory came at Texas Motor Speedway – like Atlanta, a quadoval – last fall.
Busch took the lead [...]

Saldana Gets First Victory
Sunday, Mar 7, 2010 – 9:02 | Comments Off
Saldana Gets First Victory

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Joe Saldana got his first World of Outlaws victory of the season on Saturday night at Groppetti Automotive Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif.
He earned $10,000 in the 35-lap contest aboard the Budweiser Maxim. It was the 60th A-Feature triumph of his career with the World of Outlaws.
“It was a great effort by my team,” said [...]

Pruett Drives Ganassi To Miami Win
Sunday, Mar 7, 2010 – 7:17 | Comments Off
Pruett Drives Ganassi To Miami Win

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Scott Pruett held off a late charge by David Donohue to win Saturday’s Grand Prix of Miami, Round 2 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.
Pruett and co-driver Memo Rojas scored their second victory in three years at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing [...]