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Richard Petty Will Enter Indy 500
Monday, Apr 6, 2009 – 13:36 | One Comment
Richard Petty Will Enter Indy 500

 
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NASCAR legend Richard Petty will field an entry for the Indianapolis 500 for the first time, with John Andretti driving the Window World-sponsored car in the 2009 edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on Sunday, May 24.
Seven-time NASCAR champion Petty unveiled the No. 43 Window World Dallara/Honda/Firestone for Indy 500 veteran and NASCAR regular […]

Schumacher Wins Second Straight
Sunday, Apr 5, 2009 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Schumacher Wins Second Straight
Schumacher Wins Second Straight

 
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Tony Schumacher made it two in a row Sunday as he won the NHRA Top Fuel event at the SummitRacing.com Nationals at The Strip in Las Vegas.
Ron Capps was the winner in Funny Car and Jeg Coughlin won in Pro Stock.
Schumacher beat Brandon Bernstein in the Top Fuel finals with a 3.874-second, 311.77 mph-run over […]

Rookie Langdon Stuns Field In Vegas
Saturday, Apr 4, 2009 – 20:29 | Comments Off on Rookie Langdon Stuns Field In Vegas
Rookie Langdon Stuns Field In Vegas

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Rookie Shawn Langdon shocked the field and the crowd at The Strip in Las Vegas Saturday as he earned the top qualifying spot in the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.
Langdon led the way in Top Fuel, Tony Pedregon jumped to the lead in Funny Car, and Mike Edwards is tops in Pro Stock.
Both ends of the Pro […]

St Pete Qualifying Highlights
Saturday, Apr 4, 2009 – 19:40 | Comments Off on St Pete Qualifying Highlights
St Pete Qualifying Highlights

Graham Rahal wins the pole for the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

NHRA Qualifying Delayed
Friday, Apr 3, 2009 – 22:15 | Comments Off on NHRA Qualifying Delayed
NHRA Qualifying Delayed

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A combination of rain, wind, and a timing malfunction limited the opening day of the 10th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas with just Funny Car and Pro Stock getting a single qualifying run in. Bob Bode and Greg Anderson are the provisional leaders.


IRL’s Vision Racing hires Hunter-Reay
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2009 – 17:35 | Comments Off on IRL’s Vision Racing hires Hunter-Reay
IRL’s Vision Racing hires Hunter-Reay

 
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Vision Racing of the IndyCar series announced Tuesday that it has hired Ryan Hunter-Reay to drive for it in the 2009 season.
Hunter-Reay, 28, joins fellow American, Ed Carpenter, on the team’s driver roster.
Hunter-Reay, who won on the road course at Watkins Glen International last season and claimed IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year honors in […]

NASCAR Newscast: Samsung 500 Preview
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2009 – 11:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Samsung 500 Preview
NASCAR Newscast: Samsung 500 Preview

NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series head to Texas Motor Speedway, one of the sport’s fastest tracks. Hear from David Ragan and Joey Logano, who are attempting to run both races this weekend.

NASCAR Newscast – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 Recap
Sunday, Mar 29, 2009 – 18:24 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 Recap
NASCAR Newscast – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 Recap

Three-time defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and Prerace Driver Rating favorite Jimmie Johnson claimed his first win of the season with a late-race pass of Denny Hamlin at Martinsville Speedway. It was Johnson’s fifth win in the last six starts at the track. Hear from Johnson and Hamlin as both moved into the top […]

Earl Pearson Jr. Claims Pay Day in Circle K Colossal 100
Sunday, Mar 29, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Earl Pearson Jr. Claims Pay Day in Circle K Colossal 100
Earl Pearson Jr. Claims Pay Day in Circle K Colossal 100

 
CONCORD, N.C. – Earl Pearson Jr. took control of the lead on Lap 9 and never let go as he stormed to Victory Lane in the Circle K Colossal 100 at The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway. The two-day event was condensed into a one-day show and run on Sunday due to inclement weather […]

Johnson Wins Martinsville
Sunday, Mar 29, 2009 – 16:51 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Martinsville
Johnson Wins Martinsville

  
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Jimmie Johnson bumped his way to the lead past Denny Hamlin with 16 laps to go in Sunday’s Goody’s Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and then held on to get his first victory of the season.
Hamlin finished second and Tony Stewart was third.
Hamlin had dominated the second half of the […]