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Teen Logano Holds Off Teen Pena
Sunday, 31 Jan, 2010 – 7:19 | One Comment
Teen Logano Holds Off Teen Pena

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Was it a battle of future megastars?
Sprint Cup star Joey Logano got his second NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown trophy and Sergio Pena nearly made a historic debut on the national stage.
Logano, 19, held off the 16-year-old Pena and two-time race winner Matt Kobyluck for the victory in the 225-lap race Saturday before a sold-out crowd [...]

Pena On Pole at Showdown
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2010 – 8:48 | Comments Off

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Sergio Pena offered up a big surprise at  Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Friday as he out-ran several Sprint Cup drivers and captured the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown.
In his first competition in a NASCAR K&N Pro Series race car, the 16-year-old Pena captured the 21 Means 21 Pole Award presented by Coors [...]

Kinser Headlines TSR Lineup
Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 – 17:34 | Comments Off
Kinser Headlines TSR Lineup

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Tony Stewart announced the lineup of drivers for his short track teams and it includes “The King”, Steve Kinser.
Four-time and reigning World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz, driver of Tony Stewart Racing’s No. 15 Armor All/STP/J&J machine, will vie for his fifth consecutive crown and will team with Sprint Car icon Kinser, who will chase [...]

Dirt Notes: TMS To Host Championship
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010 – 14:41 | Comments Off
Dirt Notes: TMS To Host Championship

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Fort Worth, Texas _ Entries for next month’s Texas World Dirt Track Championship are beginning to roll in, as over 80 drivers have pre-registered for the Feb. 25-27 event.
One of the largest dirt track races in the country, the Texas World Dirt Track Championship features SUPR Late Models, Modified and Limited Modified divisions. The event [...]

Dollansky Keeps Winning Down Under
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 8:43 | Comments Off
Dollansky Keeps Winning Down Under

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Notes and Quotes from the World of Outlaws:
Craig Dollansky started 18th on Saturday at Bendigo Bank Arena in Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia and charged all the way to the front to pick up his second win of 2010 Down Under in the 30-lap main event. Lucas Wolfe, the 2008 World of Outlaws Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of [...]

Kevin Swindell Wins Chili Bowl
Sunday, 17 Jan, 2010 – 8:15 | One Comment
Kevin Swindell Wins Chili Bowl

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Kevin Swindell won Saturday’s 50-lap Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals main event at the QuikTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.
Swindell led the final 26 laps and at 20 years old, became the youngest winner in Chili Bowl history.
He is the son of five-time Chili Bowl winner Sammy Swindell.
Darren Hagen started from the pole. Cory Kruseman spent [...]

Schatz, Saldana Pick Up Honors
Friday, 15 Jan, 2010 – 9:28 | Comments Off
Schatz, Saldana Pick Up Honors

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With  the 2010 World of Outlaws season opening at the 39th Annual Florida DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park in three weeks, Donny Schatz and Joey Saldana are still being lauded for their strong 2009 campaigns, as both were honored this week by the North American 410 Sprint Car Poll.
Schatz, who claimed his [...]

Ragan Warms Up By Warming Up Fans in Georgia
Sunday, 10 Jan, 2010 – 21:44 | Comments Off
Ragan Warms Up By Warming Up Fans in Georgia

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – With the remnants of snowfall serving as a backdrop, two participants from the 2005 Roush Racing Gong Show headlined Sunday’s 100 lap Late Model race at Lanier National Speedway.
On a day when the temperature struggled to reach 32 degrees, Sprint Cup driver David Ragan and short track ace [...]

Minter: Cool Racing On Tap
Thursday, 7 Jan, 2010 – 13:47 | Comments Off
Minter: Cool Racing On Tap

Some Thursday observations:
When promoters schedule races in early January with names like the “Ice Bowl” and “Ice Cold Shriners Bowl” it’s a pretty safe bet that they’re really hoping for unseasonably warm weather on race weekend.
But two Southern short track promoters are getting just what their race names describe this weekend. The 19th annual Ice [...]

Ragan Gets An Early Start In A Late Model
Tuesday, 5 Jan, 2010 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Ragan Gets An Early Start In A Late Model

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – A portion of NASCAR driver David Ragan’s offseason has been dedicated to putting the finishing touches on a Late Model car he recently purchased.
With major assistance from cousin Brett Ragan, a member of Carl Edwards’ Nationwide Series team, and longtime friend Chris Dilbeck, David Ragan will have an opportunity to put his No. 6 Late Model [...]