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Big Day for Lucas at Brainerd
Sunday, Aug 16, 2009 – 19:15 | Comments Off
Big Day for Lucas at Brainerd

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Morgan Lucas and Hector Arana scored huge victories in Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle at the 28th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota. Tony Pedregon (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also scored important and emotional wins.
The twin victories by Lucas, whose parents, Forrest and Charlotte, own Lucas [...]

MIS Drops Ticket Prices
Sunday, Aug 16, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off

Brooklyn, Mich. — Strengthening its commitment to race fans, Michigan International Speedway has extended its fan appreciation program by lowering ticket prices in every grandstand for 2010 during the renewal and deposit period. During that time, grandstand ticket prices will be reduced five percent to 63 percent across the board, so a family of four [...]

Q and A: Earnhardt Wants COT Changes
Sunday, Aug 16, 2009 – 5:00 | Comments Off
Q and A: Earnhardt Wants COT Changes

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During a press conference at Michigan International Speedway over the weekend, Dale Earnhardt Jr. took some questions about the Car of Tomorrow.
Here is a partial transcript of that press conference:
WHAT Were you getting at with recent comments about NASCAR engineers could do more to make these cars safe?
Earnhardt: “I just think, that everyone needs to…, [...]

Lucas No. 1 In Top Fuel
Saturday, Aug 15, 2009 – 19:00 | Comments Off
Lucas No. 1 In Top Fuel

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Morgan Lucas in Top Fuel and Hector Arana in Pro Stock Motorcycle qualified No. 1 in their fields at the 28th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. They were joined atop the packs by Mike Neff in Funny Car and Mike Edwards in Pro Stock.
On-again, off-again rain – including a three-hour delay in the middle of [...]

Vickers Collects Nationwide Pole
Saturday, Aug 15, 2009 – 11:45 | Comments Off
Vickers Collects Nationwide Pole

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Brian Vickers is pole perfect at Michigan International Speedway this weekend.
On Saturday morning, Vickers won the pole for the Nationwide series race which will be run later in the afternoon.
That pole victory came a day after Vickers won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at MIS in his Red Bull Racing Toyota Camry.
Trevor Bayne [...]

Cory Mac Clinches At Brainerd
Saturday, Aug 15, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Cory Mac Clinches At Brainerd

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Cory McClenathan, Bob Tasca III, Mike Edwards, and Karen Stoffer grabbed the qualifying leads Friday at qualifying for the 28th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota. The event is the 16th of 18 events that make up the regular season of the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
With just [...]

MIS Unveils Extreme Bus Makeover
Friday, Aug 14, 2009 – 9:00 | Comments Off
MIS Unveils Extreme Bus Makeover

Brooklyn, Mich.  – Maurice “Moe” Clark was ecstatic beyond belief when he first saw his new and improved infield bus.
“The bus looks so great. This is amazing and I’m so thankful for all of this,” Clark said.
Clark was the recipient of a Michigan International Speedway Extreme Bus Makeover, which was unveiled to Clark on Thursday [...]

MIS Fan Texting Service Active For Race Weekend
Thursday, Aug 13, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off

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Brooklyn, Mich. – Michigan International Speedway® (“MIS”) has partnered with InStadiumSolutions (“ISS”) to implement a text-message based communication system at the facility. The service debuted this past June at MIS and will be available to fans again during the “Show Me the Carfax Race Weekend.”
The text messaging system allows fans to communicate directly [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Carfax 400 Preview
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Carfax 400 Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Michigan International Speedway, a driver’s race track according to points leader Tony Stewart. Clint Bowyer says there’s always strong racing at the facility. Plus, Driver Rating predicts Carl Edwards should defend last year’s win on the fifth anniversary of his first series start at the facility.

NASCAR Newscast: Watkins Glen Review
Monday, Aug 10, 2009 – 19:15 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Watkins Glen Review

With his fifth win at Watkins Glen International, Tony Stewart set a record at the historic track and extended his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead. In Monday’s rain-delayed race, Stewart outdueled Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Marcos Ambrose. Hear from Stewart, Ambrose and more with four races remaining until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint [...]