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Antron Brown Off To Fast Start
Thursday, Feb 24, 2011 – 19:51 | Comments Off on Antron Brown Off To Fast Start
Antron Brown Off To Fast Start

Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead Thursday in Top Fuel at the Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Auto Parts Winternationals presented by Valvoline as NHRA opened its 60th anniversary season at the birthplace of hot rodding, historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Johnny Gray and Erica Enders also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at […]

2012 500 Pushed Back A Week
Sunday, Feb 20, 2011 – 9:33 | Comments Off on 2012 500 Pushed Back A Week
2012 500 Pushed Back A Week

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NASCAR officials have announced that the 2012 Daytona 500 will be moved back one week.
Next year’s race will be held on February 26th.
All NASCAR Speedweeks activities will also be shoved back a week.
NASCAR officials also announced that in 2012, the early-season weekend off in the Sprint Cup Series will be eliminated.
That off weekend had been […]

Race Day: Spoiler Alert – Here Are The Winners
Sunday, Feb 20, 2011 – 8:59 | 3 Comments
Race Day: Spoiler Alert – Here Are The Winners

We at RacinToday.com hate to spoil today’s race and the rest of the season for readers, but we’re going to have to. Sorry.
As a season-opening, special edition of Race Day, the staff is offering its picks for the winner of today’s Daytona 500 and for the 2011 Sprint Cup championship.
We’ve hedged just a bit by […]

Bowyer On NNS Pole; Danica Fourth
Friday, Feb 18, 2011 – 17:43 | Comments Off on Bowyer On NNS Pole; Danica Fourth
Bowyer On NNS Pole; Danica Fourth

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Clint Bowyer won the pole of Saturday’s Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway Friday.
Bowyer, the 2008 Nationwide champion, posted a lap of 180.821 mph in his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet.
Landon Cassill was second fastest  with a lap of 180.600 mph and will start next to Bowyer on the front row Saturday in […]

The 2011 Daytona 500 Starting Grid
Friday, Feb 18, 2011 – 10:51 | Comments Off on The 2011 Daytona 500 Starting Grid
The 2011 Daytona 500 Starting Grid

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The starting field for the 2011 Daytona 500 (by row).
(Note: Dale Earnhardt Jr. will move to the back of the field during the final parade lap because he had to change to back-up car after crashing in practice.)
Row 1:
1 – No. 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet
2 – 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to […]

Racin’ News: Kansas Gets Long-Term Sponsorship Deal
Thursday, Feb 17, 2011 – 9:54 | One Comment
Racin’ News: Kansas Gets Long-Term Sponsorship Deal

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In racin’ news today, Thursday, Feb. 17: Kansas Speedway secures sponsorship; Lally to run for rookie award.
Kansas Speedway President Patrick Warren announced today that Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway will sponsor the fall NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race for 10 years beginning with the Oct. 9, 2011 race.
The race will be the Hollywood Casino 400 […]

Racin’ News: Daytona 500 Pole-Sitter Earnhardt Jr. Crashes
Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: Daytona 500 Pole-Sitter Earnhardt Jr. Crashes
Racin’ News: Daytona 500 Pole-Sitter Earnhardt Jr. Crashes

In racin’ news today, Wednesday, Feb. 16th: Pole-sitter Earnhardt Jr. crashes in practice; New plates mandated; Bill Elliott’s son signs with Hendrick.
A big wreck occurred involving Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Martin Truex Jr. during Sprint Cup practice at Daytona International Speedway.
Both cars were damaged beyond repair. Earnhardt’s car was the one which qualified for the […]

Doug Yates: New Changes To Engines Are A Big Deal
Monday, Feb 14, 2011 – 14:26 | One Comment
Doug Yates: New Changes To Engines Are A Big Deal

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NASCAR has mandated two changes to the cars during Speedweeks.  On Saturday, the sanctioning body requested teams disconnect air hoses to the radiator and air cooler.  On Sunday, Robin Pemberton, NASCAR’s vice president of competition, said that teams will be required to have a maximum size of 2.5 inches tall by 20 inches wide on the front grille opening and […]

Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia
Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia
Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia

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This weekend at Volusia Speedway Park, Steve Kinser has been both lucky and good. A night after he dominated the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener at Volusia Speedway Park near Daytona Beach, Steve Kinser was back in victory lane on Saturday.
But to get there, “The King” needed some help in the form […]

Speedweeks Shaping Up As Speedy Indeed; Earnhardt Jr. On Bud Pole
Friday, Feb 11, 2011 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Speedweeks Shaping Up As Speedy Indeed; Earnhardt Jr. On Bud Pole
Speedweeks Shaping Up As Speedy Indeed; Earnhardt Jr. On Bud Pole

Predictions that the new surface at Daytona International Speedway would produce high speeds proved more than correct on Friday.
Joey Logano was the fastest car in the evening session of Friday’s practice for Saturday night’s Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. His top lap was at an impressive 203.087 mph.
In all, 10 drivers posted speeds in […]