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Saldana Cruises In Virginia Outlaw Race
Sunday, May 24, 2009 – 7:40 | Comments Off

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Joey Saldana won the Paul Sawyer Memorial at Virginia Motor Speedway to break into the Top-10 on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series all-time win list. The $10,000 victory was the 46th of his career and places him in a tie with former series champion Bobby Davis Jr. for 10th all time.
Saldana started on [...]

Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race
Saturday, May 23, 2009 – 22:40 | Comments Off
Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race

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Yellow flags and rain fell at just the right times for Mike Bliss Saturday night at Lowe’s Motor Speedway and the result was his first Nationwide Series victory in 83 races.
The final batch of rain began to fall with 32 laps to go in the race. Two laps later, NASCAR officials brought the field into [...]

Edwards Tops Nationwide Qualifying
Saturday, May 23, 2009 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Edwards Tops Nationwide Qualifying

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Carl Edwards will start Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race from the pole as a result of posting the fastest qualifying run earlier on Saturday.
Edwards did a qualifying lap at 183.175 mph at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Starting second tonight will be Kyle Busch, who is the series points leader. Busch enters the race 37 points ahead of [...]

Video: Johnny Rutherford’s Yellow Submarine
Saturday, May 23, 2009 – 15:00 | One Comment
Video: Johnny Rutherford’s Yellow Submarine

RacinToday.com’s John Sturbin takes a look back at 1980, his first year covering the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. John was writing for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and hometown hero Johnny Rutherford won the race that year, from the pole, in the revolutionary, Texas-built “yellow submarine”, making Sturbin’s rookie year at Indy a most memorable one!

Outlaw Saldana’s Late Pass Beats Schatz
Saturday, May 23, 2009 – 7:30 | Comments Off

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It was a big week for Joey Saldana and his Kasey Kahne Racing team. After opening a brand new shop just down the road from The Dirt Track at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saldana was able to race in front of his car owner on Friday night in the Outlaw Showdown at the [...]

Video: Carb Day At Indy
Friday, May 22, 2009 – 12:45 | Comments Off
Video: Carb Day At Indy

RacinToday.com’s exclusive look at the sights and sounds of Carb Day, at the 2009 Indianapolis 500

Video: John Sturbin Reports From The Indy 500
Friday, May 22, 2009 – 11:00 | One Comment
Video: John Sturbin Reports From The Indy 500

Senior writer John Sturbin is covering his 30th consecutive Indy 500 this month. He is sharing his memories, his knowledge and his contacts with RacinToday readers all week with video and print reports. Readers can contact John at jsturbin@racintoday.com

Historic Double
Thursday, May 21, 2009 – 20:15 | Comments Off
Historic Double

For the first time in history (as far as we can tell, that is), one person will attempt to do his thing in two races in a single day. He will attempt to summon up the energy and courage to maintain his edge over the course of 1,000 miles of racing. That person is [...]

Fitzpatrick, KHI Reach New Deal
Thursday, May 21, 2009 – 9:15 | Comments Off
Fitzpatrick, KHI Reach New Deal

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Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI) announced today that J.R. Fitzpatrick will compete for the team in selected events in both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series throughout the remainder of the 2009 season.
 The Cambridge, Ontario, Canada native will pilot a KHI entry in eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events, beginning [...]

NASCAR Slams Carl Long’s Cup Team
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 – 17:18 | Comments Off
NASCAR Slams Carl Long’s Cup Team

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NASCAR has issued penalties, suspensions and fines to the No. 146 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as a result of rules infractions committed during last weekend’s event at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
The car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-I (any determination by NASCAR Officials [...]