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Truex Gains Random Access To Shootout Pole
Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 – 8:47 | Comments Off
Truex Gains Random Access To Shootout Pole

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Martin Truex Jr. will lead the 25-car field to the green flag for the 34th annual Budweiser Shootout at Daytona on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.
Truex Jr. secured P1 through a random selection process Friday night at the Budweiser Shootout Draw Party, during which participating drivers selected a Bud bottle featuring a number behind [...]

Langdon Tops Top Fuel Qualifying At Firebird
Friday, Feb 17, 2012 – 22:02 | Comments Off
Langdon Tops Top Fuel Qualifying At Firebird

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Shawn Langdon raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Friday at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway.
Johnny Gray and Jason Line also took the provisional top spots in the Funny Car and Pro Stock classes in the second of 23 races in the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Speedweeks Notes: 48 Cup Car Fails Inspection
Friday, Feb 17, 2012 – 20:30 | Comments Off
Speedweeks Notes: 48 Cup Car Fails Inspection

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The No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports car was found to be illegal during inspection Friday at Daytona International Speedway.
NASCAR confiscated the “C” posts from the Chevrolet that Jimmie Johnson will drive in the Feb. 26 Daytona 500.
“The 48 car had a body modification on it that was outside of what our tolerances are, what the original [...]

Dollansky Tops Pittman At Volusia
Friday, Feb 17, 2012 – 8:05 | Comments Off

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Craig Dollansky won Thursday’s 30-lap feature race at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Barbersville, Fla.
Dollansky, who qualified 13th quickest of the 40 competitors, won his heat race after starting third. That locked him into the feature, which he started eighth.
There was only one caution during the main event and Dollansky [...]

Q and A With: Danica Patrick
Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 – 14:37 | One Comment
Q and A With: Danica Patrick

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Not surprisingly, it was a part-time Sprint Cup driver who attracted the biggest crowds during Thursday’s Speedweeks Media Day at Daytona International Speedway.
The driver was Danica Patrick, who will drive a handful of races for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Cup series, and a full season for JR Motorsports in the Nationwide Series.
Because SHR was able [...]

Lasoski Wins At Volusia
Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 – 8:17 | Comments Off

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Danny Lasoski won the 41st annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park on Wednesday night in Barberville, Fla.
Lasoski, the winningest driver in track history, worked his way through traffic en route to claiming the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions victory.
“It’s a momentum booster for sure,” he said after [...]

McDowell To Drive Cup Car For Parsons
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 – 21:31 | Comments Off
McDowell To Drive Cup Car For Parsons

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Michael McDowell will drive the No. 98 Ford Fusion for Phil Parsons Racing (PPR) for the entire 2012 Sprint Cup season, it was announced Wednesday by PPR’s Phil Parsons and new partner Mike Curb.
Parsons merged the assets of his PPR team with Whitney Motorsports during the offseason in an effort to bolster his 2012 Sprint [...]

PIR Hosts “Night of Champions”
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 – 15:37 | Comments Off

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PHOENIX – Fans can kick off one of the Phoenix area’s biggest party weekends by celebrating the start of the 2012 NASCAR season and the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ at Phoenix International Raceway’s annual Night of Champions charity event. Festivities begin Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. at Frank & Albert’s, located [...]

Waltrip To Drive In 500
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012 – 8:13 | Comments Off
Waltrip To Drive In 500

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Hillman Racing announced that two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 40 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2012 Daytona 500 on Feb. 26.
The race will mark Waltrip’s 75th start at Daytona in one of NASCAR’s top three touring series (Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World trucks) – the most of [...]

Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals
Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 – 20:51 | Comments Off
Force Starts 2012 With A Victory At Winternationals

John Force, who won just one NHRA Funny Car event in 2011, started the 2012 season with a victory in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals in Pomona, Calif. on Sunday.
Also collecting class victories at Pomona were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel and Greg Anderson in Pro Stock.
To get his victory, Force beat teammate/employee Mike Neff [...]