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

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 on Steve Kinser Leaves Vegas A Winner

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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 on Saldana Big Winner In Vegas

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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) […]

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

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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 on Kinser Lands Pike Victory

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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 on Steve Kinser Wins At Volusia
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 on Ty Dillon Wins ARCA Pole
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 on Partridge Wins, Pastrana Qualifies At Showdown
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 […]