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NASCAR Spanks Robby Gordon
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 – 14:07 | Comments Off
NASCAR Spanks Robby Gordon

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NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 7 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rules violations committed at Lowe’s Motor Speedway earlier this week.
The No. 7 car, driven and owned by Robby Gordon, was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); [...]

Indy Speedway Board Says Tony George Still In Charge
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 – 14:05 | Comments Off
Indy Speedway Board Says Tony George Still In Charge

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Several media outlets reported today that Tony George had been ousted as head of Indinapolis Motor Speedway. The reports stated that the IMS board had made the move at a meeting on Tuesday night.
However, Mari Hulman George, chairman of that board, denied the reports today and said Tony George remains CEO of IMS.
A statement released [...]

MIS Makes Fans The VIPs
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 – 12:00 | One Comment

Brooklyn, Mich.  — Often, to get a garage tour, pace car ride or wave the green flag for a NASCAR event you had to be a VIP. Now, Michigan International Speedway is making the fans the VIPs by focusing on appreciating their loyal guests.
Michigan International Speedway has officially launched a fan appreciation program.
“It’s important for [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Dover Preview
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 – 7:50 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Dover Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes on the Monster Mile this weekend. Kurt Busch talks about mastering the concrete oval while Martin Truex Jr. remembers his first win at the track. Plus, with the top three racers in Driver Rating at Dover International Speedway, Roush Fenway Racing is the team to beat.

Foyt Hires Paul Tracy To Sub For Meira
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 – 15:40 | Comments Off
Foyt Hires Paul Tracy To Sub For Meira

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Two outspoken stars of open-wheel racing have joined forces for the ABC Supply/AJ Foyt 225 at Milwaukee this weekend.
A.J. Foyt has hired veteran driver Paul Tracy to replace injured Vitor Meira to drive the No. 14 ABC Supply Indy car.  It is Tracy’s first time driving for Foyt and at this point, it is a [...]

Race Morning At 2009 Indy500
Sunday, May 24, 2009 – 10:59 | Comments Off
Race Morning At 2009 Indy500

RacinToday.com brings you into the garages and gasoline alley on the morning of the 2009 Indianapolis 500 mile race.

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!