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Worsham, Hagan, Krawiec Win NHRA Titles
Sunday, Nov 13, 2011 – 19:05 | Comments Off
Worsham, Hagan, Krawiec Win NHRA Titles

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Del Worsham, in his first season as a Top Fuel driver for Al-Anabi Racing, won the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing championship on Sunday in Ponoma, Calif.
Also winning championships Sunday were Matt Hagan in Funny Car and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Jason Line had clinched the Pro Stock championship before arriving at the Automobile [...]

Kahne Wins Phoenix; Edwards Keeps Points Lead
Sunday, Nov 13, 2011 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Kahne Wins Phoenix; Edwards Keeps Points Lead

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Kasey Kahne stole the spotlight – for one day, at least – from Chase contenders Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart Sunday when he won the Kobalt Tools 500 Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kahne’s victory was his first of the season and first for the lame-duck Red Bull Racing team in 2011.
The victory broke [...]

Levi Jones Wins Fifth USAC Title
Sunday, Nov 13, 2011 – 11:00 | Comments Off

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In racin’ news today, Sunday, Nov. 13th:
On Saturday night, Tony Stewart Racing driver Levi Jones drove his No. 20 Chevrolet/GM Performance Parts/Maxim to a flag-to-flag victory in the 30-lap season finale at Giant Chevrolet Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif., ending the 2011 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car season with a 99-point advantage over runner-up Chris [...]

Hornish Wins Race; Stenhouse Closes In On Title
Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 – 19:02 | Comments Off
Hornish Wins Race; Stenhouse Closes In On Title

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Sam Hornish Jr., a three-time IndyCar Series champion, won his first NASCAR race on Saturday.
The victory for Hornish, who has also won the Indianapolis 500, came in the Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
“I won so much over there (Indy car racing) that I didn’t know how much to appreciate it at the time,” [...]

Kenseth Takes Cup Pole At Phoenix
Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 – 15:08 | Comments Off
Kenseth Takes Cup Pole At Phoenix

Ford driver Matt Kenseth won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kenseth, of Roush Fenway Racing, won the pole with a lap at 137.101 mph. It was the seventh pole of Kenseth’s career.
“We watched everyone else and obviously there were a lot of people low on grip and it [...]

Worsham Moves To Top Of Standings At Pomona
Friday, Nov 11, 2011 – 19:53 | Comments Off
Worsham Moves To Top Of Standings At Pomona

Del Worsham moved into the Top Fuel points lead during Friday’s second round of qualifying at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals.
Tony Schumacher, Robert Hight, Mike Edwards and Andrew Hines are the qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the final NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship event of the season at [...]

Hight Soars In Pomona Qualifying
Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 – 20:26 | Comments Off
Hight Soars In Pomona Qualifying

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Robert Hight raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Thursday at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Tony Schumacher, Mike Edwards and Andrew Hines are also qualifying leaders at the season-ending race of the 2011 Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Hight powered his Auto Club Ford Mustang to [...]

NASCAR Fines, Puts Busch On Probation
Monday, Nov 7, 2011 – 17:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Fines, Puts Busch On Probation

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NASCAR has fined Kyle Busch $50,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for his actions during the Nov. 4 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch violated Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) of the 2011 NASCAR Rule Book. NASCAR took immediate action, parking Busch for [...]

IMS’s York Wins Jim Chapman Award
Monday, Nov 7, 2011 – 10:28 | One Comment
IMS’s York Wins Jim Chapman Award

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Bill York, whose half-century of work in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway media center earned him the respect and friendship of journalists from around the world, today was announced as winner of the 2011 Jim Chapman Award for excellence in motorsports public relations.
The Chapman Award is considered by many in the industry as the highest honor [...]

Stewart’s Chase Rampage Continues At Texas
Sunday, Nov 6, 2011 – 18:39 | Comments Off
Stewart’s Chase Rampage Continues At Texas

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Tony Stewart ’s mad dash through the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship continued on Sunday when he won the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the fourth through eight Chase races for Stewart. And the victory came in convincing fashion as he led 173 of 334 laps.
The [...]