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Racin’ Notes: NASCAR Issues Penalties To Busch, Harvick
Tuesday, 10 May, 2011 – 8:03 | 3 Comments
Racin’ Notes: NASCAR Issues Penalties To Busch, Harvick

In Racin’ news today, Tuesday, May 10:
NASCAR has penalized NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick as a result of rules infractions committed at last weekend’s event at Darlington Raceway.
Busch, driver of the No. 18 car, and Harvick, driver of the No. 29 car, have each been fined $25,000 and placed on [...]

Saldana Gets Perfect Win
Saturday, 7 May, 2011 – 7:58 | Comments Off

Not only did Joey Saldana put the Kasey Kahne Racing Red Bull Maxim in victory lane at Eldora Speedway Friday night, he also increased his lead in the 2011 championship battle to 51 points.
It was a complete turnaround from last fall, when Saldana was leading the title hunt before he wrecked hard at Eldora and [...]

Wolfe Stumbles, Dollansky Win At Salina
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 – 7:50 | Comments Off

Craig Dollansky won the Battle of the Highbanks at Salina Highbanks Speedway to earn his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
Lucas Wolfe, who led the first 26 laps and was holding off Steve Kinser and Daryn Pittman, had a left rear tire go down four laps from the checkered flag [...]

Woody: Nashville Racers Try To Save Old Track
Sunday, 1 May, 2011 – 18:00 | One Comment
Woody: Nashville Racers Try To Save Old Track

I’ve known Chad Chaffin and Bobby Hamilton Jr. since they were kids. I covered their dads’ racing careers and, later on, chronicled their own NASCAR adventures.
They’re both great guys and that’s why awhile back when I heard they were awarded a two-year lease to operate Nashville’s 54-year-old Fairgrounds Speedway I wasn’t sure whether congratulations or [...]

Swindell Wins In Merced
Saturday, 2 Apr, 2011 – 7:29 | Comments Off

Sammy Swindell held off Tim Kaeding to win the World of Outlaws inaugural event at Merced Speedway on Friday night.
Swindell, who won for the second time this season in his Big Game Treestands Maxim, said, “We’ve been a consistent top-five car all year long and tonight I just used my experience and put it to [...]

Minter: Credible Information Gap Is Getting Bigger
Wednesday, 23 Mar, 2011 – 15:11 | 4 Comments
Minter: Credible Information Gap Is Getting Bigger

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
I read on the Internet yesterday that National Speed Sport News was ceasing publication. I guess I’m just like most everybody else these days. I get my racing news online for free, but I also wonder when the point will come where those who gather the racing news just can’t [...]

Dollansky Pockets Silver Dollar Win
Sunday, 13 Mar, 2011 – 8:35 | Comments Off

Craig Dollansky drove away from the field on Saturday night in the 35-lap Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chino, Calif.
“This truly is a team effort,” said Dollansky, a native of Elk River, Minn., who led all 35 laps to win in his Big Game Treestands/ Aggressive Hydraulics Maxim. “We had a few [...]

Is ‘The King’ Being Fitted For His 21st Crown?
Thursday, 10 Mar, 2011 – 14:26 | Comments Off
Is ‘The King’ Being Fitted For His 21st Crown?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
A couple of years back, Steve Kinser had kind of disappeared from the sprint car map.
Yes, he still won races. Some would say he won lots of races from 2006 through 2010. But for Kinser, a 20-time World of Outlaws champion, anything but being on top of the point standings [...]

Steve Kinser Leaves Vegas A Winner
Friday, 4 Mar, 2011 – 8:25 | Comments Off

Steve Kinser survived two double-file restarts in the final three laps on Thursday night to win the finale of the Las Vegas Nationals Presented by J.D. Byrider.
The victory was his fourth in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event this season.
For 27 laps, Kinser had positioned his No. 11 Bass Pro Shops/J.D Byrider/Chevrolet Maxim [...]

Saldana Big Winner In Vegas
Thursday, 3 Mar, 2011 – 7:36 | Comments Off

Joey Saldana fought off late charges from Jason Meyers and Donny Schatz to win the Las Vegas Nationals on Wednesday night.
It was the first victory of Saldana’s career at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the first victory for crew chief Kale Kahne.
“When you are competing out here with the likes of (Steve Kinser’s crew chief) [...]