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Schatz Returns To Form At Knoxville
Sunday, May 3, 2009 – 5:45 | Comments Off

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After enduring more than his fair share of bad luck last weekend, Donny Schatz was bound and determined to get back on track at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa on Saturday night. The three-time and defending World of Outlaws champion showed he would be the man to beat, setting fast time and then charging from the [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents the Russ Friedman 400 Recap
Saturday, May 2, 2009 – 23:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents the Russ Friedman 400 Recap

Kyle Busch claimed his third win of the season and joined Cale Yarborough as the only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to win on their birthday. Busch was also the third driver to sweep a weekend at Richmond International Raceway, winning the Nationwide Series race as well. Hear from Busch and runner-up Tony Stewart and [...]

Penske’s Dumas On Grand-Am Pole in NJ
Saturday, May 2, 2009 – 17:31 | 2 Comments
Penske’s Dumas On Grand-Am Pole in NJ

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Romain Dumas earned his first career Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 pole position Saturday at the 2.25-mile Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville.
Dumas, driving the No. 12 Verizon Wireless Porsche Riley for Penske Racing, made his first qualifying attempt of the 2009 season count, as [...]

Lucas Tops In Fuel Qualifying At Gateway
Saturday, May 2, 2009 – 17:30 | Comments Off
Lucas Tops In Fuel Qualifying At Gateway

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The NHRA was finally able to get in a full day racing at the O’Reilly Midwest Nationals near St. Louis Saturday and the field was set for Sunday’s eliminations.
Heading into the eliminations as top qualifiers at Gateway International Raceway are Morgan Lucas in Top Fuel, Ron Capps in Funny Car, Greg Stanfield in Pro Stock [...]

Busch Smokes Edwards In Richmond Nationwide race
Saturday, May 2, 2009 – 8:57 | Comments Off
Busch Smokes Edwards In Richmond Nationwide race

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Kyle Busch took the lead with 21 laps to go on a restart and held it the rest of the way to win Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Lipton Tea 250 at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory allowed Busch to pad his points lead over Carl Edwards, who finished second at Richmond.
Busch’s lead is now 82 [...]

Driver Rating Formula Explained
Friday, May 1, 2009 – 22:33 | Comments Off

Driver Rating is a Loop Data statistic which is based on several statistical components.
Below is an explanation of the formula, which is broken down into three different sections.
SECTION 1 – Primary Statistics
The “Primary Statistics” are those that are most important to the formula – and therefore awarded the most points.
The points assigned to each “Primary [...]

Kyle Busch Holds Off Edwards In Nationwide At Richmond
Friday, May 1, 2009 – 21:08 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Holds Off Edwards In Nationwide At Richmond

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Kyle Busch took the lead with 21 laps to go on a restart and held it the rest of the way to win Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Lipton Tea 250 at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory allowed Busch to pad his points lead over Carl Edwards, who finished second at Richmond.
Busch’s lead is now 82 [...]

Vickers To Start On Pole In Richmond Cup Race
Friday, May 1, 2009 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Vickers To Start On Pole In Richmond Cup Race

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Brian Vickers on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
Vickers won the pole for the Russ Friendman 400 by turning a lap at 127.131 mph. That kept him ahead of Jeff Gordon, who will start the race from the second position.
“It was a great lap,” Vickers said. “The [...]

Kenseth Earns Nationwide Pole
Friday, May 1, 2009 – 16:17 | Comments Off
Kenseth Earns Nationwide Pole

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Matt Kenseth, winner of the first two Sprint Cup Series races of the season, won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race.
Kenseth knocked Mike Bliss off the pole at Richmond International Raceway with a lap at 124.821 mph around the .75-mile oval Friday afternoon.
Bliss held on to the outside pole with a lap at [...]

Rain Halts NHRA In St. Louis
Friday, May 1, 2009 – 16:15 | Comments Off
Rain Halts NHRA In St. Louis

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Andrew Hines moved to the top spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle before rain washed out the first two rounds of qualifying at the 15th annual O’Reilly NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to postpone the first rounds of professional qualifying for Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock at [...]