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FORT WORTH, Texas – INDYCAR’s annual aero package conundrum for Texas Motor Speedway likely won’t be solved at the end of a two-day Firestone tire test on Thursday. But any open-wheel fan longing for a return to pack racing with “grandma” and assorted “wankers” needs to get up-to-speed.
“That’s not going to happen,” reigning Indianapolis 500 [...]

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Kahne, Second-Fastest Car Win At New Hampshire
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – Denny Hamlin never had a doubt that he had the best car in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor.
In fact, nobody watching the race doubted that, either.
But, like the old saw says, having the fastest car doesn’t mean you’re going to win the race.
Kasey [...]

Sun, 07/15/12 – 16:44 | Comments Off
Pastrana Wins New Hampshire Leg Of GRC
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Travis Pastrana powered his way to the win in Saturday’s Sylvania SilverStar zXe Global Rallycross Championship event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.
Pastrana won his heat handily to start third in the 10-car final and then masterfully wheeled his No. 199 Red Bull Rallycross Dodge Dart around GRC championship point leader Tanner Foust on [...]

Sun, 07/15/12 – 9:28 | Comments Off
Champs Hope To Maintain ‘Stewartship’ In Loudon
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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If recent history means anything – which, in a constantly and rapidly evolving sport like auto racing, it seldom does – then the drivers for Stewart-Haas Racing may be the ones to watch in today’s Lennox Industrial Tools 301 Sprint Cup race.
The event is at New Hampshire Motor Speedway; the [...]

Sun, 07/15/12 – 8:45 | Comments Off
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Sammy Swindell outlasted a late charge from Kerry Madsen to claim the 29th annual Kings Royal – and the $50,000 first-place prize.
The victory was his 20th career at Eldora Speedway and his third career Kings Royal title, which ties him with Jac Haudenschild for second on the all-time list.
“It would have been nice to be [...]

Sun, 07/15/12 – 7:24 | Comments Off
Peters Wins Iowa Trucks Race
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Timothy Peters took the lead on a restart with 10 laps remaining and held on to get the victory in the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series American Ethanol 200 Saturday night at Iowa Speedway.
A late wreck forced a seventh caution with less than 20 laps remaining to set up the final restart between Peters and [...]

Sun, 07/15/12 – 7:17 | Comments Off
Hornish In Make Or Break Situation – Again
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – Sam Hornish Jr. is no fool. He fully understands the opportunity that is being handed to him because of A.J. Allmendinger’s bad luck/bad karma/bad choices, whatever it turns out to be.
On Sunday, Hornish will drive the No. 12 Dodge in the Lenox Industrial Tools 301. Chances are, if Allmendinger’s suspension by NASCAR [...]

Sat, 07/14/12 – 19:59 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins NNS Race In Loudon
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Pole-sitter Brad Keselowski won Saturday’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The Penske Racing driver took advantage of trouble Kevin Harvick with lapped traffic in the closing laps to claim his second of the season and the 19th of his career.
Race runner-up Harvick, who finished .717 seconds back, expressed his displeasure [...]

Sat, 07/14/12 – 18:05 | Comments Off
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A year ago, Joey Saldana’s season was derailed because an accident during the Kings Royal kept him out of his sprint car for approximately two months.
On Friday, Saldana won the Knight Before the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway. It was his 11th with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at the famed half-mile oval.
“Tonight [...]

Sat, 07/14/12 – 7:10 | Comments Off
Camping World Trucks To Add Road Courses?
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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NEWTON, Iowa – There were rumblings on Friday at Iowa Speedway about the possibility of one or two road course events and an additional short track race being part of next season’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule.
“I’m hearing a lot of that chatter in the garage area,” said points [...]

Fri, 07/13/12 – 18:54 | Comments Off
Drug Policy Making Some Drivers A Bit Nervous
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Confused about NASCAR’s drug policy? Unsure of the details? Frustrated and left wondering about the specifics of the AJ Allmendinger suspension? Welcome to the club. A club that apparently includes many of the top drivers in the Sprint Cup Series.
Many of those drivers were asked about the policy and the Allmendinger situation on Friday when the [...]

Fri, 07/13/12 – 18:19 | One Comment