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Brown Moves To Top In Reading
Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 – 22:00 | Comments Off
Brown Moves To Top In Reading

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Antron Brown took over the top spot on the Top Fuel ladder during the single qualifying run Saturday at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. The other three classes remained unchanged with Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) staying in front. Interestingly, all [...]

Franchitti Takes Pole At Infineon
Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 – 18:49 | Comments Off
Franchitti Takes Pole At Infineon

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Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dario Franchitti won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Infineon Speedway in Sonoma, Calif.
Franchitti won the pole on the final lap of Firestone Fast Six shootout with a time of 1.16.798.
Starting next to him Sunday will be Ryan Briscoe.
Action at the Infineon road course was suspended during practice earlier [...]

Dollanski Rushes to Victory
Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Dollanski Rushes to Victory

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Ever since winning his first race of the season on July 26 at Lebanon Valley Speedway in New York, Craig Dollansky has been on a roll, finishing in the top three in five of the next six races. He added to this hot streak on Friday night at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D. [...]

Ragan Gets A Nationwide Win
Friday, Aug 21, 2009 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Ragan Gets A Nationwide Win

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David Ragan blew past leader Carl Edwards on a green-white-checkered restart and hung on to win the Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night.
The victory came with the yellow flag waving as a wreck caused by Steve Wallace prevented a green-flag finish and any hope for an exciting finish.
Brad Keselowski, who was involved [...]

Lucas Fails to Slow at Maple Grove
Friday, Aug 21, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Lucas Fails to Slow at Maple Grove

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Morgan Lucas and Hector Arana continued on hot streaks, pacing the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle fields, respectively. Joining the duo atop the sheets were Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock).
Lucas and Arana were winners a week ago at Brainerd, Minn.
Only one session of qualifying was [...]

Martin Speeds To Pole at Bristol
Friday, Aug 21, 2009 – 17:50 | Comments Off
Martin Speeds To Pole at Bristol

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Mark Martin turned a lap at 124.484 mph Friday afternoon to win the pole for Saturday night’s Sharpie 500 Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The pole was the fifth of the season for Martin and comes at a great time as he is fighting to secure a berth in the Chase for the Sprint [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Sharpie 500 Preview
Thursday, Aug 20, 2009 – 15:38 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Sharpie 500 Preview

The Bristol Motor Speedway — the World’s Fastest Half-Mile with 160,000 fans and three-wide racing — welcomes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Denny Hamlin tells you why it’s his favorite track, and Juan Pablo Montoya talks about how racy it is. Plus, you’ll never guess who has the top Driver Rating in Thunder Valley.

Busch Ends Hornaday’s Truck Run
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009 – 21:05 | Comments Off
Busch Ends Hornaday’s Truck Run

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Ron Hornaday Jr.’s bid to win his sixth straight Camping World Truck Series race was squashed by Kyle Busch Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Busch ran away with the victory while Hornaday finished third in the O’Reilly 200 presented by Valvoline.
Hornaday said he just did not have the truck which Busch had at Bristol.
“I told [...]

Vickers Signs New Contract
Tuesday, Aug 18, 2009 – 10:30 | One Comment
Vickers Signs New Contract

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Red Bull Racing announced Tuesday that Brian Vickers has signed a multi- year extension to his contract.
Vickers will continue to drive the No. 83 car under the leadership of crew chief Ryan Pemberton.
The announcement comes two days after Vickers and Red Bull won the Carfax 400 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
Vickers started the [...]

Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals – Again
Monday, Aug 17, 2009 – 8:45 | One Comment
Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals – Again

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Donny Schatz, the three-time and defending World of Outlaws champion, won his fourth consecutive Knoxville Nationals on Sunday night.
Schatz passed Joey Saldana on the 35th lap of the 40-lap contest as the pair of World of Outlaws stars wound up finishing one-two. Schatz now joins 20-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser as the only [...]