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Sprint Cup’s Jimmie Johnson Wins Second-Quarter DOTY
Wednesday, 18 Jul, 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 [...]

Massey Runs Back To The Top In Norwalk; Nobile Sweeps In Pro Stock
Sunday, 8 Jul, 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 [...]

Nobile Wins Challenge; Torrence Tear Continues At Norwalk
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 19:35 | Comments Off
Nobile Wins Challenge; Torrence Tear Continues At Norwalk

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Vincent Nobile won the K&N Horsepower Challenge, the special Pro Stock race-within-a-race bonus event, Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Also Saturday at  Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Johnny Gray (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) raced to the No. 1 [...]

Gray Sets Funny Car Pace
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 6:32 | Comments Off
Gray Sets Funny Car Pace

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Johnny Gray led Funny Car qualifying Friday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event near Cleveland.
Gray drove his Service [...]

The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt
Tuesday, 3 Jul, 2012 – 8:40 | One Comment
The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A final look back at a big weekend of racing:
– The stretch drive in the Chase for the Chase began Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway and it produced what I think most would agree is a slam dunk entrant to the playoffs. The first slam dunk entrant.
Brad Keselowski’s victory at [...]

Enders’ 20-Year Quest Pays Off At Route 66
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2012 – 20:01 | One Comment
Enders’ 20-Year Quest Pays Off At Route 66

Erica Enders’ quest to earn respect in the male-dominated sport of drag racing was the subject of the inspirational Disney Channel movie “Right on Track,” which chronicled her rise through the ranks of the NHRA’s Jr. Drag Racing League.
Twenty years later, Enders entered a league of her own with a victory in the Pro Stock [...]

Schumacher Leads Top Fuelers Into Route 66 Finals
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2012 – 7:01 | Comments Off
Schumacher Leads Top Fuelers Into Route 66 Finals

Chicago-area favorite Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher saved his best lap for last Saturday night, blasting into the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
John Force (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead [...]

Force Kicks It Up At Route 66
Saturday, 30 Jun, 2012 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Force Kicks It Up At Route 66

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Mired in a slump since winning the 2012 season-opener, John Force raced to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Sr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full [...]

Yet Another Big Weekend For Peepers
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 10:04 | Comments Off
Yet Another Big Weekend For Peepers

Another big weekend for auto racing. Here are some of the people, places and things that will be cool to scrutinize:
– The traffic situation at Kentucky Speedway on Sunday.
The guess here is that about 100,000 of us will be watching it more carefully than others. Remember the scene last year before, during and after the [...]

Le Mans Increased The Cool Factor Of Hybrid Tech
Thursday, 21 Jun, 2012 – 9:07 | Comments Off
Le Mans Increased The Cool Factor Of Hybrid Tech

A final look back at the last weekend of racing:
The road to hilarity is paved with failed gadgetry. You know; like that guy on ice skates in the old film clips who straps a rocket to his back and ends up setting his butt on fire.
But in the wake of the lead-up, and then the [...]