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Langdon Tops Nationals; Countdown Field Set
Monday, 2 Sep, 2013 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Langdon Tops Nationals; Countdown Field Set
Langdon Tops Nationals; Countdown Field Set

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For NHRA Top Fuel points leader Shawn Langdon, the 2013 U.S. Nationals weekend in Indianapolis became The Big Goes.
Langdon drove his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to victories in both the special $100,000 Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Sunday and the Nationals themselves on Monday at Lucas Oil Raceway.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and John Hall […]

Race Day Not All R and R For Ryan Newman
Sunday, 1 Sep, 2013 – 18:52 | One Comment
Race Day Not All R and R For Ryan Newman

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: RacinToday.com’s Rick Minter has been granted full access to driver Ryan Newman and is spending the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway reporting on the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. The following is the third installment in a three-part series by Minter on Newman. Click for Part One and Two)
HAMPTON, Ga. […]

Atlanta: Where Chase To The Chase Gets Serious
Sunday, 1 Sep, 2013 – 9:53 | One Comment
Atlanta: Where Chase To The Chase Gets Serious

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Even with just two races to go until the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, there are still a large handful of berth-earning scenarios. That, thanks to tight points races and, of course, the wild card provision.
But it’s also easy to identify the drivers who could semi-accurately […]

Newman Warms Up For Talladega In Atlanta
Saturday, 31 Aug, 2013 – 18:20 | One Comment
Newman Warms Up For Talladega In Atlanta

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: RacinToday.com’s Rick Minter has been granted full access to driver Ryan Newman and is spending the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway reporting on the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. The following is the second of a three-part series by Minter on Newman. Click  for part one and three.)
HAMPTON, Ga. – […]

Newman Keeping It Cool On Hot Atlanta Friday
Friday, 30 Aug, 2013 – 19:51 | 2 Comments
Newman Keeping It Cool On Hot Atlanta Friday

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: RacinToday.com’s Rick Minter has been granted full access to driver Ryan Newman and is spending the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway reporting on the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. The following is the first of a three-part series by Minter on Newman. Click for Part Two and Three)
HAMPTON, Ga. – […]

Kanaan Ironing Out The Details Of His Future
Friday, 30 Aug, 2013 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Kanaan Ironing Out The Details Of His Future
Kanaan Ironing Out The Details Of His Future

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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With his 212th consecutive start on Sunday, Tony Kanaan officially will take his place as “Ironman” of the IZOD IndyCar Series. Coincidentally, the guy Kanaan will replace is working to make sure that Ripkenesque streak continues.
“I know there’s a lot of speculation out there about Tony’s status with KV, his […]

Hamlin Forced Into New Role At Gibbs Racing
Saturday, 24 Aug, 2013 – 17:47 | One Comment
Hamlin Forced Into New Role At Gibbs Racing

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Denny Hamlin, who earned the pole for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, says the last nine races have been the worst of his career and now he must be a guinea pig for his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates.
Since Michigan in June Hamlin has […]

Stewart-Haas Looking To Expand With Kurt Busch
Friday, 23 Aug, 2013 – 13:59 | Comments Off on Stewart-Haas Looking To Expand With Kurt Busch
Stewart-Haas Looking To Expand With Kurt Busch

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Slightly more than a month ago, Stewart-Haas Racing told Ryan Newman it wouldn’t field a fourth team in 2014 and he needed to find another home, but that’s no longer the case, at least where a fourth team is concerned.
SHR Competition Director Greg Zipadelli said Friday at […]

Kyle Busch’s Late Move Is A Winner At Bristol
Thursday, 22 Aug, 2013 – 6:45 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch’s Late Move Is A Winner At Bristol
Kyle Busch’s Late Move Is A Winner At Bristol

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Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to charge to his fourth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday night.
Busch passed Ryan Blaney for the lead on the 195th of 200 laps around the .533-mile track. From there Busch had to hold off Timothy Peters. Busch and Peters came out […]

Montoya On Future: ‘I Want To Be In A Winning Car’
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 15:04 | One Comment
Montoya On Future: ‘I Want To Be In A Winning Car’

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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BROOKLYN, Mich. – After posting just five top 10 finishes in 22 Sprint Cup starts this year, Juan Pablo Montoya received official notification earlier this week that he won’t return to Chip Ganassi’s No. 42 in 2014.
Montoya saw the writing on the wall earlier this year when the team chose […]