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Gordon Earns First Quarter DOTY Award
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2009 – 8:25 | Comments Off
Gordon Earns First Quarter DOTY Award

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Jeff Gordon’s fast start, and return to victory lane, turned the tide as he was voted first quarter Driver of the Year 2009.
Gordon, a four-time NASCAR champion and the only four-time winner of the Driver of the Year Award, led the Sprint Cup standings as of the date of this year’s first ballot.
Although he won [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents 400 Preview
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2009 – 21:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents 400 Preview

Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth say Richmond International Raceway is a favorite for fans and drivers alike. Plus, find out which former Richmond winner tops …

Journalist David Poole Dies At 50
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2009 – 16:40 | 5 Comments
Journalist David Poole Dies At 50

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David Poole, whom is considered by his peers as the top motor sports writer in America, died Tuesday.
Poole, who worked for the Charlotte Observer, was 50.
Poole had just returned from last week’s race at Talladega, Ala. He was at his Stanfield home when the heart attack occurred. His daughter called 911. Emergency crews rushed him [...]

Schumacher Collects More Hardware
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2009 – 8:05 | Comments Off
Schumacher Collects More Hardware

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U.S. Army NHRA Top Fuel driver Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher received his 2008 Driver of the Year trophy here Thursday night during the annual International Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Last December, an elite panel of broadcasters and journalists named Schumacher the 2008 Driver of the Year after the Chicago-area resident posted a record fifth [...]

Gurney Brings Home Victory for GAINSCO
Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 – 21:18 | Comments Off

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Alex Gurney took the lead on a four-wide pass on Lap 65 of 81 laps in the two-hour, 45-minute Bosch Engineering 250, and then held off Michael Valiante in a sprint to the finish to capture the raceat Virginia International Raceway, Round 2 of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask [...]

O’Reilly Auto Parts Truck Race Suspended Until Monday
Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 – 18:55 | Comments Off
O’Reilly Auto Parts Truck Race Suspended Until Monday

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Kansas Speedway’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 has been suspended due to rain until Monday, April 27.
The rain, accompanied by lightening and reports of a tornado moving toward the speedway and located just five miles away, struck 52 laps into the race.
 
More rain is expected for Sunday and the track also has Firestone Indy Lights and [...]

Ragan Wins Nationwide at Talladega
Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 – 16:30 | Comments Off
Ragan Wins Nationwide at Talladega

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David Ragan won at Talladega Saturday afternoon.
Ragan worked his way through heavy traffic coming out of Turn 4 and passed Ryan Newman just before the finish line to take the victory in the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. It was Ragan’s first victory in 196 NASCAR starts, including the Sprint Cup Series and Camping [...]

Montoya Quickest At Talladega
Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 – 12:59 | Comments Off
Montoya Quickest At Talladega

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Juan Pablo Montoya posted the fastest lap during qualifying Saturday and will start from the pole for the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega on Sunday.
Greg Biffle was second, Martin Truex third, Sam Hornish Jr. fourth and Clint Bowyer was fifth.
The pole was the first of the season for Montoya.
“Getting our first pole is big,” Montoya said. [...]

Newman Grabs Nationwide Pole
Friday, Apr 24, 2009 – 13:04 | Comments Off
Newman Grabs Nationwide Pole

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Ryan Newman was the fastest qualifier in the Nationwide Series Friday afternoon and will start Saturday’s race from the pole.
Newman is making his first Nationwide Series start of the season in Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway.
It is the 12th career Nationwide pole for Newman in 41 starts, but it his first pole of any [...]

NASCAR To Hold Year-End Banquet in Las Vegas
Friday, Apr 24, 2009 – 13:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR To Hold Year-End Banquet in Las Vegas

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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Las Vegas formally becomes the “Official Host City of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week.” NASCAR’s annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony will be held at the Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009. The move to Las Vegas provides [...]