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Tony Pedregon says his move from NHRA Funny Car owner/driver to FOX Sports color analyst has been all about timing, and a guy named Jeff.
“My biggest problem is I decided to get out of the seat and Jeff Gordon did the same thing,” Pedregon joked during a recent interview. “So, many of you didn’t hear […]

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P2 Car Gets First Tudor Victory
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A P2 Prototype got its first victory in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series Sunday when the team of Ed Brown and Johannes van Overbeek drove their No. 2 Tequila Patrón HPD ARX-03b/Honda to victory in the Continental Tire Grand Prix of Monterey powered by Mazda.
Their averaged speed was 97.318 mph in the two-hour, caution-free […]

Mon, 05/5/14 – 7:51 | Comments Off on P2 Car Gets First Tudor Victory
Hamlin Claims Talladega With Yellow Flag Victory
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Denny Hamlin had the lead when debris forced a caution with less than a lap to go and that gave him the victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory was the first of the season for Hamlin and his Joe Gibbs Racing team, and it likely put him in the Chase […]

Sun, 05/4/14 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Hamlin Claims Talladega With Yellow Flag Victory
Flat Spot On: Talladega Produces Magic On This Day
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega bound. When pulling out from Atlanta and heading west, the anticipation begins along with the uneasiness. At the Alabama line, the ambivalence hits top dead center. You just never know what to expect at the stock car behemoth.
On this day, it’s all on the up and […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 20:15 | One Comment
Sadler Holds On To Win Talladega NNS Race
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Elliott Sadler survived/won Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway.
Sadler, for whom it was his 10th series victory, led nine times for a race-best 40 laps.
“We stayed on the bottom (on a final restart), stuck to our guns, David Ragan did a good job of pushing us and we were able to […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 19:06 | Comments Off on Sadler Holds On To Win Talladega NNS Race
Scott Wins Pole In Bizzare Qualifying At Talladega
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Brian Scott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega on Saturday afternoon.
Scott overcame a rather reluctant group of 11 other drivers – none would take to the track until there was only time enough left for a single green-flag lap – in the final round of knockout qualifying to get the […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 13:54 | Comments Off on Scott Wins Pole In Bizzare Qualifying At Talladega
Hornish Wins NNS Pole At Talladega
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Sam Hornish Jr.on Friday won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Elliott Sadler and Darrell Wallace Jr. qualified second and third.
Hornish, who is making his first Nationwide start this season, had a fast lap of  186.783 mph in the closing seconds of the third and final round of Friday’s qualifying session.
It was […]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Hornish Wins NNS Pole At Talladega
Drivers Hope KO Qualifying Doesn’t KO Qualifiers
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – One of the most-anticipated qualifying sessions in the history of NASCAR will occur Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway.
The new “knock out” format has stirred so much interest that the first-ever round of Sprint Cup time trials under the new three-round procedure at a restrictor plate track will […]

Fri, 05/2/14 – 17:42 | Comments Off on Drivers Hope KO Qualifying Doesn’t KO Qualifiers
Ambrose Briefs Media About The Richmond Ruckus
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In the minutes following last Saturday night Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, Marcos Ambrose hit Casey Mears. Not with his car, but with his right fist. Hard. Very hard, video and Mears both say.
The series is back at a race track this week – Talladega Superspeedway – and both drivers will be present.
On […]

Thu, 05/1/14 – 16:37 | One Comment
Teams Hit The Road For Inaugural Grand Prix Of Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves neatly summarized Wednesday’s Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
“There is only going to be one winner of the inaugural Grand Prix of Indy, and I want that to be me,” Castroneves said after completing 74 laps around the […]

Thu, 05/1/14 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Teams Hit The Road For Inaugural Grand Prix Of Indy
Earnhardt Jr. Voted First Quarter Winner Of Prestigious DOTY Award
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., winner of NASCAR’s season-opening Daytona 500, has been voted recipient of the First Quarter Driver of the Year Award for 2014.
Earnhardt prevailed in balloting by a national panel of motorsports journalists and broadcasters with seven of 17 first-place votes.
Ending an almost two-year winless drought, Earnhardt took the checkered flag at Daytona International […]

Wed, 04/30/14 – 20:16 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Voted First Quarter Winner Of Prestigious DOTY Award