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Saldana Cleans Up In Edmonton
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Saldana Cleans Up In Edmonton

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Joey Saldana completed a sweep of the third annual Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Saturday night.
He dominated the weekend at the 3/8-mile leading all 70 of the laps of the two A-Feature events to pick up a total of $20,000 as the Gold Rush Tour for 2009 continues. For Saldana, [...]

Saldana Gets First Win In Canada
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Saldana Gets First Win In Canada

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Heading into the 2009 season, Joey Saldana had won sprint car races in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. The one place missing from the list was Canada, where the World of Outlaws have competed a total of eight times over the last three years.
On Friday night, the Indiana native changed that by winning [...]

J.J. Yeley Injured In Short Track Crash
Tuesday, 25 Aug, 2009 – 11:00 | 6 Comments
J.J. Yeley Injured In Short Track Crash

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Former NASCAR driver J.J. Yeley reportedly suffered three broken vertebrae during a crash at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday night.
Yeley was competing in a race in the Sprint Bandits Series at the half-mile dirt Lakeside track when he was involved in a wreck early in the feature [...]

Woody: Kyle Busch Hits Another Sour Note In Nashville
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 19:40 | 7 Comments
Woody: Kyle Busch Hits Another Sour Note In Nashville

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – If Kyle Busch’s plan was to mend some fences with a return visit to Nashville after June’s embarrassing guitar-smashing tirade, he failed miserably.
Busch, coming off Saturday night’s Sprint Cup victory at Bristol, ran a Champion Racing Association (CRA) race at Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway and sparks started flying well before [...]

Schatz Adds Name To 100-Win List
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Schatz Adds Name To 100-Win List

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Heading into the 2009 season, only four drivers in the history of the World of Outlaws had won at least 100 career A-Feature events. Donny Schatz added his name to this illustrious list on Saturday night in his home state of North Dakota, picking up the monumental win at Dacotah Speedway in Mandan, to join [...]

Dollanski Rushes to Victory
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Dollanski Rushes to Victory

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Ever since winning his first race of the season on July 26 at Lebanon Valley Speedway in New York, Craig Dollansky has been on a roll, finishing in the top three in five of the next six races. He added to this hot streak on Friday night at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D. [...]

Three Wide Was For Sissies At Langley Speedway
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 7:25 | Comments Off

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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In the rich history of stock car racing, few events can top the night the USAR Pro Cup Series visited Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va. on May, 23, 2009
That’s when two-time Pro Cup Series champion Clay Rogers pulled off an improbable four-wide pass in the fourth turn on the final lap (see [...]

Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals – Again
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 8:45 | One Comment
Schatz Wins Knoxville Nationals – Again

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Donny Schatz, the three-time and defending World of Outlaws champion, won his fourth consecutive Knoxville Nationals on Sunday night.
Schatz passed Joey Saldana on the 35th lap of the 40-lap contest as the pair of World of Outlaws stars wound up finishing one-two. Schatz now joins 20-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser as the only [...]

Bubba Didn’t Go Down For Count At Sound Of The Gong
Thursday, 13 Aug, 2009 – 14:12 | One Comment
Bubba Didn’t Go Down For Count At Sound Of The Gong

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In a recent article by my RacinToday.com colleague Bill Fleischman, the legendary promoter Humpy Wheeler said he’d heard enough trendy names and longed for a time when drivers with colorful names like Possum Jones and Banjo Matthews showed up in starting line-ups.
The driver Wheeler’s looking for might just be a [...]

Beau Slocumb Is Getting Back Up To Speed
Tuesday, 11 Aug, 2009 – 17:00 | 2 Comments
Beau Slocumb Is Getting Back Up To Speed

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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It was a moment Beau Slocumb’s fans and friends had been praying for all year long. The 24-year-old Juliette, Ga. native was at Atlanta Motor Speedway’s quarter-mile Legends track doing what he does best – driving a race car.
Early this year, Slocumb was on the fast track to a professional [...]