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Bayne Adds Nationwide Victory To Resume
Saturday, Nov 5, 2011 – 14:48 | Comments Off
Bayne Adds Nationwide Victory To Resume

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Trevor Bayne got his first victory in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series Saturday when he won at Texas Motor Speedway.
Bayne passed Roush Fenway teammate Carl Edwards after a restart on lap 194 of 200 and held then held off Denny Hamlin for the win in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge.
“This is just as surreal as the 500,” [...]

Biffle Leads Roush Fenway Qualifying Attack
Friday, Nov 4, 2011 – 22:49 | Comments Off
Biffle Leads Roush Fenway Qualifying Attack

Greg Biffle of Roush Fenway Racing won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s AAA 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Biffle, a non-Chase driver, won the pole with a lap at 193.736 mph.
Roush Fenway’s David Ragan posted a lap at 193.729 mph to qualify second fastest.
Matt Kenseth gave Roush Fenway a 1-2-3 sweep as [...]

Harvick Wins Texas Truck Race
Friday, Nov 4, 2011 – 21:22 | Comments Off
Harvick Wins Texas Truck Race

Kevin Harvick won as driver in Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, but lost as a team owner.
Harvick won as a driver in the Win Star World Casino 350k after passing James Buescher shortly after a restart with 44 laps to go and then holding onto the lead the rest [...]

Sadler Claims NNS Pole
Friday, Nov 4, 2011 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Sadler Claims NNS Pole

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Elliott Sadler won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday.
Trailing leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by 15 points in the battle for the series championship, Sadler put his No. 2 Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet on the pole for Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge with a lap at 186.348 mph.
That was was [...]

Patrick’s Cup Plans Announced
Friday, Nov 4, 2011 – 16:17 | One Comment
Patrick’s Cup Plans Announced

A couple of more questions about Danica Patrick’s NASCAR future were answered on Friday during a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway.
At the press conference, which was attended by both Patrick and her Sprint Cup team owner, Tony Stewart, it was announced that Patrick will drive in 10 Cup races next year.
Also, she will be [...]

Racin’ News: Reutimann, MWR To Part Ways
Thursday, Nov 3, 2011 – 14:40 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Reutimann, MWR To Part Ways

In racin’ news today:
(In this package: Reutimann out at MWR; Danica’s plans to be detailed; Penske to return in tact to INDYCAR; Ed Carpenter launches own IndyCar team; KVM going with Chevy.)
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Thursday that it would release driver David Reutimann at the end of the 2011 season.
MWR has scheduled a press conference [...]

Former Driver Mayfield Reportedly Busted
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011 – 14:20 | Comments Off
Former Driver Mayfield Reportedly Busted

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Former Sprint Cup Series driver Jeremy Mayfield was reportedly arrested Tuesday night in Catawba, N.C. on charges of methamphetamine possession.
According to a report by the Associated press, sheriff department officials had visited Mayfield’s home to investigate charges of stolen property, and during a search turned up 1.5 grams of methamphetamine. The AP story said the search [...]

Hendrick Involved in Plane Crash
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011 – 8:50 | Comments Off
Hendrick Involved in Plane Crash

NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick and his wife, Linda, reportedly suffered minor injuries when the small jet in which they were riding ran off a runway in Key West, Fla.
The incident reportedly took place Monday evening.
The Hendricks were taken to a Key West hospital and treated. The pilot and co-pilot were taken to the hospital [...]

Worsham Wins; Line Clinches in Las Vegas
Sunday, Oct 30, 2011 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Worsham Wins; Line Clinches in Las Vegas

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Jason Line clinched his second NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock world championship Sunday at the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Del Worsham, Ron Capps, Mike Edwards and Eddie Krawiec raced to wins in their respective categories at the penultimate race of the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing [...]

Stewart Uses Late Pass To Win Martinsville
Sunday, Oct 30, 2011 – 16:58 | Comments Off
Stewart Uses Late Pass To Win Martinsville

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Tony Stewart passed Jimmie Johnson for the lead with three laps to go and hung on to get the victory Sunday in the Tums Fast Relief 500 Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
The victory was the third for Stewart in the 10-race Chase. It moved him from fourth to second in the point standings.
Johnson finished [...]