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Beckman Set To ‘Go For The Throat’ In Pomona
Friday, Nov 9, 2012 – 21:01 | Comments Off
Beckman Set To ‘Go For The Throat’ In Pomona

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Jack Beckman stole the show again Friday in the second round of qualifying for the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway when he posted a run at 4.025-second elapsed time at 319.75 mph to put the Funny Car points leader in the No. 1 spot in the field for the sixth [...]

Johnson, Hines Lead Qualifying At Rain-Plagued Pomona
Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 – 21:22 | Comments Off
Johnson, Hines Lead Qualifying At Rain-Plagued Pomona

Allen Johnson and Andrew Hines were the qualifying leaders in Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle, respectively, Thursday as the season-ending Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals got under way at historic Auto Club Raceway.
But the opening session for the Top Fuel cars was washed out by persistent afternoon rain showers. Qualifying will continue [...]

Johnson Grabs Win, Pads Points Lead At Texas
Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 – 19:12 | Comments Off
Johnson Grabs Win, Pads Points Lead At Texas

Jimmie Johnson passed Brad Keselowski for the lead on the first lap of a green/white/checkered restart and went on to win Sunday’s AAA 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Keselowski, who started the race – the eighth of the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoff – two points behind leader [...]

Harvick Puts Beating On Texas Nationwide Field
Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Harvick Puts Beating On Texas Nationwide Field

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Kevin Harvick easily won Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The Richard Childress Racing driver crossed the finish line 1.628 seconds ahead of 18-year-old Ryan Blaney, who made the most of a pit stop for tires on Lap 178 of the 200-lap event.
Polesitter Kyle Busch finished third.
Ricky Stenhouse [...]

Sauter Sweeps; Dillon Trims Points Lead at Texas
Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 – 7:15 | Comments Off
Sauter Sweeps; Dillon Trims Points Lead at Texas

Johnny Sauter passed Parker Kligerman with 10 laps left and went on to win Friday night’s Winstar World Casino 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Sauter, both of whose 2012 victories have come at TMS,  finished 2.199 seconds ahead of second-place Kligerman.
Nelson Piquet Jr. ran third, followed by Kyle Busch and [...]

Johnson Wins Pole At Texas
Friday, Nov 2, 2012 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Johnson Wins Pole At Texas

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Sprint Cup points leader Jimmie Johnson won the pole for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 with a lap around Texas Motor Speedway in 28.261 seconds.
Johnson edged Greg Biffle (190.382 mph) by .103 seconds.
The pole was Johnson’s first at the 1.5-mile track, his fourth of the season and the 29th of his career. The 20th driver to [...]

Bernard Steps Down As CEO Of INDYCAR
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Bernard Steps Down As CEO Of INDYCAR

Randy Bernard is out as CEO of the INDYCAR Series.
The board of directors of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation convened a special meeting Sunday and afterward announced that Bernard will relinquish his position effective immediately.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation President and CEO Jeff Belskus was appointed as interim CEO of INDYCAR.
“We are very grateful for the [...]

Johnson Wins Martinsville, Takes Points Lead
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 – 16:17 | Comments Off
Johnson Wins Martinsville, Takes Points Lead

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Jimmie Johnson edged closer to winning a sixth Sprint Cup championship on Sunday when he won the 500-lap race at the Martinsville Speedway short track.
The victory was the fourth of the season – and first in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship – for the Hendrick Motorsports driver.
It allowed him to move to the top of [...]

‘The Sarge’ Is Refusing To Surrender In Las Vegas
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 – 7:06 | Comments Off
‘The Sarge’ Is Refusing To Surrender In Las Vegas

Antron Brown and Spencer Massey have reduced Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tony Schumacher to the unusual role of Top Fuel “third wheel” after four rounds of the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship.
But beware “The Sarge.” A seven-time world champion, Schumacher secured the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday as time trials concluded for the 12th annual [...]

‘Cautiously Aggressive’ Neff On Top In Vegas
Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 – 7:11 | Comments Off
‘Cautiously Aggressive’ Neff On Top In Vegas

Mike Neff raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the 12th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Neff paced [...]