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Swindell Wins at Royal Purple
Sunday, 27 Feb, 2011 – 9:50 | Comments Off

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Sammy Swindell used a three-lap sprint to the checkered flag at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas to get his first World of Outlaws victory of the season Saturday night.
Swindell started fourth and charged to the front after Chad Kemenah led the first eight laps in the 40-lap feature event at the quarter-mile speedway just [...]

Kinser Lands Pike Victory
Saturday, 26 Feb, 2011 – 8:40 | Comments Off

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Another night of racing, another victory for Steve Kinser.
Kinser held off Jason Sides and Cody Darrah in an edge-of-your-seat World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series thriller on Friday night at Pike County Speedway.
Kinser took the lead on lap 12 of the 35-lap feature in his Bass Pro Shops/J.D. Byrider/Chevrolet/Maxim, but Sides and Darrah took shots [...]

Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia
Sunday, 13 Feb, 2011 – 8:33 | Comments Off
Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia

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This weekend at Volusia Speedway Park, Steve Kinser has been both lucky and good. A night after he dominated the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener at Volusia Speedway Park near Daytona Beach, Steve Kinser was back in victory lane on Saturday.
But to get there, “The King” needed some help in the form [...]

Ty Dillon Wins ARCA Pole
Friday, 11 Feb, 2011 – 18:04 | Comments Off
Ty Dillon Wins ARCA Pole

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Ty Dillon, an 18-year-old ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards rookie, drove a qualifying lap in 48.509 seconds (185.533 mph) to win the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell for Saturday’s Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 at Daytona International Speedway.
Dillon was the 10th of 47 drivers to attempt a qualifying lap, and his time is [...]

Bowles Wins, Pastrana Impresses
Sunday, 30 Jan, 2011 – 7:45 | 4 Comments
Bowles Wins, Pastrana Impresses

Jason Bowles drove his No. 75 Rusty Wallace Racing Experience Toyota to victory in the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown Saturday night.
Bowles moved to the lead on the final restart of the race, which is held at Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, Calif., and held off DJ Kennington through the final eight laps.
But perhaps a bigger story was [...]

Partridge Wins, Pastrana Qualifies At Showdown
Saturday, 29 Jan, 2011 – 9:14 | Comments Off
Partridge Wins, Pastrana Qualifies At Showdown

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Ryan Partridge won the biggest race of his young career, earning the win in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Super Late Model race Friday at the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown in Irwindale, Calif.
The 22-year-old Partridge, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., started fifth on the 25-car grid and held off runner-up Alex Haase of Las Vegas, Nev., [...]

Historic Nashville Track Gets Stay of Execution
Wednesday, 19 Jan, 2011 – 16:31 | One Comment
Historic Nashville Track Gets Stay of Execution

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway, a 53-year-old track where many of NASCAR’s giants competed over the decades, has avoided the wrecking ball – at least temporarily.
Metro Council on Tuesday voted to hold off on demolishing the track as part of a “redevelopment” of the 114-acre city-owned property.
The vote was a major setback [...]

Kevin Swindell Wins Silver Edition Of Chili Bowl
Sunday, 16 Jan, 2011 – 9:36 | Comments Off
Kevin Swindell Wins Silver Edition Of Chili Bowl

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Kevin Swindell became the first driver in 25 years to win consecutive Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals  main events on Saturday night.
To get the victory and special Silver Driller 25th Anniversary trophy, Swindell had to hold off his more-famous father, Sammy Swindell – a five time winner of the event, which is held in Tulsa, [...]

Outlaws To Sanction Knoxville Nationals
Friday, 7 Jan, 2011 – 20:42 | One Comment

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World Racing Group and Knoxville Raceway announced Friday that the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will sanction the 51st Annual Goodyear Knoxville Nationals Aug. 10-13, 2011, at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.
In addition, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is expanding its early summer weekend at Knoxville to add a complete show on [...]

Woody: Will Junior Johnson’s Son Also Rise?
Friday, 7 Jan, 2011 – 8:13 | 3 Comments
Woody: Will Junior Johnson’s Son Also Rise?

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Junior Johnson is generally credited with the classic quip: “Know how to make $1 million in racing? Start with $2 million.”
A lot of folks who stumbled into the sport with illusions of grandeur over the years would have been wise to have heeded Junior’s advice. More men have gone bust trying [...]