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Capps’ Huge Final Run Nets Him Funny Car Pole
Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 – 8:58 | Comments Off
Capps’ Huge Final Run Nets Him Funny Car Pole

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Ron Capps spent three days trying to qualify for the 48th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals. He finally did so in spectacular fashion on the last of his four attempts at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, and will take the battle for the 2012 Funny Car world championship into Sunday’s final eliminations.
Capps [...]

Logano Wins, Sadler Fades at PIR
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 – 19:14 | Comments Off
Logano Wins, Sadler Fades at PIR

Joey Logano got his ninth victory of the season Saturday as he dominated the Great Clips 200 Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Logano out-fought new Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Brian Vickers over the final laps to get his first at PIR.
“To finally win at Phoenix is awesome,” Logano said. “I feel like I’ve been close [...]

Scott Wins At PIR As Truck Series Contenders Wreck
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 – 8:38 | Comments Off
Scott Wins At PIR As Truck Series Contenders Wreck

Brian Scott passed Kyle Larson for the lead on a green/white/checkered restart and went on to win Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The victory was Scott’s first of the season and second of his career.
Neither Scott nor Larson are in contention for the truck series championship, but [...]

Busch Earns Pole at Phoenix
Friday, Nov 9, 2012 – 21:13 | Comments Off
Busch Earns Pole at Phoenix

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Kyle Busch won the pole for the Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway at record pace Friday afternoon.
Busch toured the one-mile track in 25.943 seconds (138.766 mph), edging Martin Truex Jr. (138.217 mph) for the top starting spot in Sunday’s AdvoCare 500. The Coors Light Pole award was Busch’s second of the season, [...]

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 [...]