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The first winner of the Brickyard 400 became the Sprint Cup race’s latest winner when Jeff Gordon pulled away over the final 17 laps to collect one of most coveted trophies the series offers.
Gordon’s victory was his fifth in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway event ,with his first coming 21 years ago in the 1994 debut [...]

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Hodgdon Had A Wonderful Track Record
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Warner Hodgdon, a promiment developer from San Bernardino, Calif., passed away Wednesday at the age of 80 following several weeks of declining health. It’s only fitting that NASCAR rolls into neighboring Fontana, Calif. this weekend for activities at Auto Club Speedway.
Thirty years ago, Hodgdon’s name was synonymous with the most-famous racing [...]

Thu, 03/21/13 – 8:28 | 2 Comments
Flat Spot On: 2014 SportsCar Schedule Revealed (Not)
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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SEBRING, Fla. – Top Ten Tweets from the Sebring 12-hour
1. The new name of the merged Grand-Am and ALMS – drum roll please – is United SportsCar Racing. (Soon to be better known as the Rolex SportsCar Series Presented by Tequila Patron.)
2. Big bucks were paid to Sports Marketing Enterprises [...]

Mon, 03/18/13 – 7:25 | Comments Off
The Champ Gets The Win At Gatornationals
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Defending champion Antron Brown raced to the Top Fuel victory at the Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals Sunday at historic Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, giving Don Schumacher Racing its 200th team win.
Johnny Gray (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the tradition-rich NHRA Mello Yello Drag [...]

Sun, 03/17/13 – 19:41 | Comments Off
Kahne Pulls Away For First Victory At Bristol
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Kasey Kahne got his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Bristol Motor Speedway by winning in Sunday’s Food City 500.
He got the win by pulling away from the field on the final laps.
“I don’t think I had anything for Kasey. I’m not sure anyone did,” said Kyle Busch, who finished second after dominating much of [...]

Sun, 03/17/13 – 17:13 | Comments Off
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Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix Formula 1 race on Sunday.
His victory came in a Lotus.
Raikkonen won by taking only two pit stops, compared to three for each of the six cars which followed in Melbourne.
Raikkonen took the lead for good on lap 43 of 58 in a race that had seven [...]

Sun, 03/17/13 – 8:49 | Comments Off
Audi Notches Hybrid Victory At Sebring
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Audi Sport extended its run at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday as Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first hybrid car to win at Sebring and in the American Le [...]

Sun, 03/17/13 – 7:53 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Holds Off Rookie To Win Bristol
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Kyle Busch won Saturday’s Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 300 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
“Busch had to hold off 20-year-old NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate Kyle Larson at the start/finish line to get the victory.
Larson, making his fourth NNS start, trailed Busch by five car lengths with 10 laps to go but went high [...]

Sat, 03/16/13 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Kalitta On Pole In Gainesville
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Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta raced to the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were No. 1 qualifiers and will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series [...]

Sat, 03/16/13 – 17:54 | Comments Off
Mikes And Bumps Are The Buzz At Bristol
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. –The buzz around Bristol Motor Speedway is Denny Hamlin’s decision to forego an appeal of the $25,000 fine he was docked by NASCAR for recent comments he made about the new Generation 6 car.
It is expected that NASCAR will collect the fine through a deduction of his race winnings.
Five-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie [...]

Fri, 03/15/13 – 19:23 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch P1 At Bristol
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Kyle Busch took the pole  for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday.
Busch was the fastest of nine drivers to break the 15-second mark on their qualifying lap.
Busch, no stranger to victory lane at Bristol, captured the pole with a lap 129.535 mph (14.813 seconds) in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs [...]

Fri, 03/15/13 – 19:13 | Comments Off