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Mike Edwards Moves In On Pro Stock Title
Sunday, Oct 11, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Mike Edwards Moves In On Pro Stock Title

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Pro Stock driver Mike Edwards went wire-to-wire at the NHRA Virginia Nationals, earning the maximum 150 points, to all but clinch his first career NHRA Full Throttle Series world championship.
The other winners at the 22nd of 24 races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series were Del Worsham (Funny Car) and Brandon Bernstein (Top [...]

Shaffer Is Tough On DIRT
Sunday, Oct 11, 2009 – 10:22 | Comments Off
Shaffer Is Tough On DIRT

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Tim Shaffer has had a great 2009 season and the only thing missing from it was a World of Outlaws win. He came close a few weeks ago at the famed Eldora Speedway in Ohio, leading a number of laps before settling for a runner-up finish. He made up for that near miss on Saturday [...]

Franchitti Wins It All In IndyCar Finale At Homestead
Sunday, Oct 11, 2009 – 7:50 | Comments Off
Franchitti Wins It All In IndyCar Finale At Homestead

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Who would have guessed that Saturday’s season-ending IndyCar Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway would have gone caution-free? Not many but Dario Franchitti sure was glad that it did as he used a fuel-mileage strategy to win the race and also the 2009 championship.
Ryan Briscoe finished second Saturday and third in the championship and Scott Dixon [...]

Dixon Again Top Qualifier In Top Fuel
Saturday, Oct 10, 2009 – 18:45 | One Comment
Dixon Again Top Qualifier In Top Fuel

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Larry Dixon closed the gap between himself and Top Fuel points-leader Tony Schumacher with his fourth straight No. 1 qualifier on Saturday at the NHRA Virginia Nationals.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 22nd of 24 races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series were Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro [...]

Logano Wins Wild One at Auto Club
Saturday, Oct 10, 2009 – 18:10 | Comments Off
Logano Wins Wild One at Auto Club

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Kyle Busch was too ill to complete Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway. You can bet he got a lot sicker as he watched the final laps of that race.
With 10 laps to go, his car, with Denny Hamlin in the driver’s seat, had the lead and appeared headed to a good finish [...]

Hamlin To Start From Pole At Auto Club Speedway
Friday, Oct 9, 2009 – 21:18 | Comments Off
Hamlin To Start From Pole At Auto Club Speedway

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Denny Hamlin won his first pole of the season Friday when he laid down the fastest lap in qualifying at Auto Club Speedway, site of Sunday’s Pepsi 500 Sprint Cup race.
Hamlin, a two-time winner this year and a participant in the Chase, had a lap of 183.870 mph and 39.16 seconds.
“It definitely comes at a [...]

Force Hood Adds To Points Lead
Friday, Oct 9, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Force Hood Adds To Points Lead

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Ashley Force Hood solidified her status as the Funny Car points leader with a 4.094-second pass at 307.79 mph to secure the provisional pole on the first day of qualifying at the NHRA Virginia Nationals.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 22nd of 24 races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series were [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Pepsi 500 Chase Race 4 Preview
Thursday, Oct 8, 2009 – 12:24 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Pepsi 500 Chase Race 4 Preview

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup heads to California and the Auto Club Speedway for the first time in history. Denny Hamlin says it’s a welcome change for competitors and fans alike while Washington state native Kasey Kahne enjoys racing in front of his West Coast fans. Plus, get the top five in Driver [...]

Arend Gives Kalitta A Big Victory
Monday, Oct 5, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Arend Gives Kalitta A Big Victory

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Jeff Arend scored an emotional win in Funny Car, and Morgan Lucas, Jason Line, and Michael Phillips boosted their championship hopes with victories at the rain-delayed conclusion to the 22nd annual O’Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park.
Arend, who was named the successor to the late Scott Kalitta at midseason 2008, [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Chase Race 3 Kansas Recap
Sunday, Oct 4, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Chase Race 3 Kansas Recap

Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart held off four-time champ Jeff Gordon for his second Kansas Speedway win. Both drivers moved up a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings while Mark Martin extended his lead over Jimmie Johnson.