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“Quarter-Mile Cookout” At Lowe’s Motor Speedway
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 – 12:00 | Comments Off

Coca-Cola will ignite the summer BBQ season this Friday by firing up the nation’s longest grill at the site of NASCAR’s longest race, the    Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Requiring more than 7,000 pounds of Kingsford® Charcoal, the monster-sized ring of fire will measure an astonishing 1,320 feet – spanning more than four football fields [...]

Up to Speed: Indy 500 Drivers in NYC
Monday, May 18, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Up to Speed: Indy 500 Drivers in NYC

Follow the starting grid of the 93rd Indianapolis 500 to New York.

Schumacher Back To Top In Bristol
Sunday, May 17, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off
Schumacher Back To Top In Bristol

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Tony Schumacher won his second-straight NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals title on Sunday, defeating Doug Kalitta in the Top Fuel final at Bristol Dragway. Joining “the Sarge” in the winner’s circle were Funny Car’s Del Worsham, who won his second straight, and Pro Stock’s Mike Edwards, who won his second of ’09.
One race after giving up [...]

Fogarty, GAINSCO Victorious at Laguna Seca
Sunday, May 17, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off

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Jon Fogarty passed Scott Pruett at the entrance to the Corkscrew with 22 laps remaining in Sunday’s 106-lap Verizon Festival of Speed and held on to give the No. 99 GAINSCO Pontiac Riley its second Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 victory of the season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
In GT, [...]

New Hampshire Motor Speedway Offers Fans the Opportunity to Experience NASCAR Racing for Just 13 Cents a Lap
Sunday, May 17, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off

Loudon, N.H. – New Hampshire Motor Speedway is offering fans the unique opportunity to experience NASCAR racing for approximately 13 cents a lap with their MegaTicket package and LENOX Speed Zone during the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 weekend from Thursday, June 25 to Sunday, June 28.
The LENOX Speed Zone is a special seating section [...]

Mayfield Says No Illegal Drugs Involved
Saturday, May 16, 2009 – 23:00 | One Comment
Mayfield Says No Illegal Drugs Involved

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Concord, N.C. – The Jeremy Mayfield suspension case heated up at Lowe’s Motor Speedway on Saturday as the driver and NASCAR pointed fingers back and forth at each other.
Mayfield, speaking out publicly for the first time since being suspended for violating the banned substances policy of NASCAR, says he did not take illegal drugs and [...]

NASCAR Newscast: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Recap
Saturday, May 16, 2009 – 23:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Recap

Tony Stewart claimed his first victory as an owner, making the most of the 10-lap shootout at the end of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Hear from Stewart and runner-up Matt Kenseth.

The field is full for the 500
Saturday, May 16, 2009 – 22:04 | Comments Off
The field is full for the 500

33 cars have qualified for the 2009 Indy 500, bump day comes up Sunday May 17th.

Hornish Wins Showdown, Logano Elected
Saturday, May 16, 2009 – 19:23 | Comments Off
Hornish Wins Showdown, Logano Elected

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – Sam Hornish Jr. got another victory in the month of May, even though it wasn’t anywhere near the level of his Indianapolis 500 triumph on May 28, 2006.
 Hornish bolted away from Jamie McMurray and David Stremme to win the Sprint Showdown, a 40-lap dash that determined which [...]

Eliminations Set For Thunder Valley
Saturday, May 16, 2009 – 17:30 | One Comment
Eliminations Set For Thunder Valley

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Cory McClenathan (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock), will lead their classes into the eliminations at the Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday.
All three hung onto their top-qualifyings spots at Bristol Dragway on Saturday.
McClenathan’s 3.874 from Friday was seriously challenged on Saturday because of warmer track temperatures. 
“I’ll definitely take that [...]