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Sprint Cup’s Jimmie Johnson Wins Second-Quarter DOTY
Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 – 8:37 | Comments Off
Sprint Cup’s Jimmie Johnson Wins Second-Quarter DOTY

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Jimmie Johnson on Wednesday was named the Driver of  The Year Award winner for the second quarter of 2012 racing season.
The award, which was voted upon by an elite panel of 18 broadcasters and journalists, covered racing in American-based series during the period running from April 22nd to July 1st.
Johnson, the five-time Sprint Cup Series [...]

Carl Edwards Gets New Crew Chief
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 – 7:41 | Comments Off
Carl Edwards Gets New Crew Chief

Officials at Roush Fenway Racing announced Tuesday that Chad Norris has replaced Bob Osborne as crew chief of the No. 99 car, which is driven by Carl Edwards.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Carl Edwards for the past nine years and, during that time, my focus has been building a championship-caliber program,” Osborne [...]

Peters Wins Iowa Trucks Race
Sunday, Jul 15, 2012 – 7:17 | Comments Off
Peters Wins Iowa Trucks Race

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Timothy Peters took the lead on a restart with 10 laps remaining and held on to get the victory in the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series American Ethanol 200 Saturday night at Iowa Speedway.
A late wreck forced a seventh caution with less than 20 laps remaining to set up the final restart between Peters and [...]

Keselowski Wins NNS Race In Loudon
Saturday, Jul 14, 2012 – 18:05 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins NNS Race In Loudon

Pole-sitter Brad Keselowski won Saturday’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The Penske Racing driver took advantage of trouble Kevin Harvick with lapped traffic in the closing laps to claim his second of the season and the 19th of his career.
Race runner-up Harvick, who finished .717 seconds back, expressed his displeasure [...]

Saldana Captures Knight Before At Eldora
Saturday, Jul 14, 2012 – 7:10 | Comments Off

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A year ago, Joey Saldana’s season was derailed because an accident during the Kings Royal kept him out of his sprint car for approximately two months.
On Friday, Saldana won the Knight Before the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway. It was his 11th with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at the famed half-mile oval.
“Tonight [...]

Kyle Busch Earns Cup Pole
Friday, Jul 13, 2012 – 17:14 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Earns Cup Pole

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Kyle Busch edged Kasey Kahne by .003 seconds and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin by .004 to win the pole for Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Busch had a fast lap of 133.417 mph.
The pole was Busch’s first of the season, his first at New [...]

NASCAR Doles Out Penalties
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 – 17:49 | Comments Off
NASCAR Doles Out Penalties

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NASCAR handed down fines, probation and point penalties to three teams Tuesday in the wake of rules violations at Daytona International Speedway.
Among those hit were defending Sprint Cup series champ Tony Stewart.– in the wake of rules violations at Daytona International Speedway.
Stewart’s qualifying time for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 was disallowed after officials discovered an [...]

Allmendinger Issues Statement
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 – 12:56 | Comments Off
Allmendinger Issues Statement

Penske Racing driver AJ Allmendinger, parked by NASCAR after failing a drug test, has issued a statement on his situation.
The statement, issued on Tuesday, reads:  “I have informed NASCAR that I have requested that the “B” sample be tested, following the steps according to NASCAR’s 2012 rule book regarding this situation. I fully respect NASCAR’s [...]

Army Sounds NASCAR Retreat
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 – 8:25 | Comments Off
Army Sounds NASCAR Retreat

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The U.S. Army, it was announced Tuesday, has decided not to renew its sponsorship with Stewart-Haas Racing in 2013 as a primary sponsor of the No. 39 Chevrolet driven by Ryan Newman due to a reallocation of its marketing budget that will not include a presence in NASCAR.
Also Tuesday, Stewart-Haas announced it has finalized Danica [...]

Massey Runs Back To The Top In Norwalk; Nobile Sweeps In Pro Stock
Sunday, Jul 8, 2012 – 19:04 | Comments Off
Massey Runs Back To The Top In Norwalk; Nobile Sweeps In Pro Stock

Spencer Massey raced to his fourth Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Mike Neff (Funny Car), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Massey drove [...]