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INDIANAPOLIS – Now that David Letterman has quit his job in the real world, Graham Rahal hopes he’ll come play with his Big Boy Toys.
Letterman made his annual pilgrimage to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 99th edition of the Indianapolis 500, five days after signing-off as host of the “Late Show With David Letterman” after […]

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Johnson’s Late Charge Gives Him Atlanta Victory
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jimmie Johnson survived an explosion of late-race cautions and restarts to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The victory was the 71st of the six-time champion’s career and came in start No. 473.
Johnson, who didn’t pick up a victory in 2014 until the fourth month of […]

Sun, 03/1/15 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Johnson’s Late Charge Gives Him Atlanta Victory
Crafton Blows Truck Field Away In Georgia
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Matt Crafton finally visited Victory Circle at his “favorite racetrack” Saturday, blitzing the field in the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton’s Toyota Tundra overtook Daniel Suarez on Lap 59 of the scheduled 130 around AMS’ 1.54-mile quadoval. At the […]

Sun, 03/1/15 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Crafton Blows Truck Field Away In Georgia
Harvick Tops Logano In Atlanta
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A week ago in the Daytona 500, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano finished second and first respectively. Saturday, in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Harvick and Logano finished first and second respectively.
Harvick took the lead for the final time with 26 laps to go and held off Logano to win the […]

Sat, 02/28/15 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Harvick Tops Logano In Atlanta
Logano Wins Pole; Others Rant At Inspections
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Qualifying almost always results in one driver being happy and all others being disappointed. Following Friday’s Sprint Cup time trials at Atlanta Motor Speedway, one driver emerged happy and a bunch of others were beyond furious.
The happy dude was Joey Logano, the winner of last weekend’s Daytona 500, who won […]

Fri, 02/27/15 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Logano Wins Pole; Others Rant At Inspections
Kvapil, Team Succumb To Grand Theft Auto
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Police have found the Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Georgia.
The car was found in Loganville, Ga., north of Atlanta on Saturday.
Team Xtreme Racing had withdrawn from Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway because somebody had […]

Fri, 02/27/15 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Kvapil, Team Succumb To Grand Theft Auto
500 Telecast Produces Big Numbers For Fox
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Joey Logano’s victory in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 was witnessed by 13.4-million viewers on FOX, a 44 percent increase over the 9.3-million diehards who waited-out last year’s day-long, rain-delayed telecast at Daytona International Speedway.
The network reported Thursday that a total of 23.5-million viewers watched all or […]

Thu, 02/26/15 – 19:17 | Comments Off on 500 Telecast Produces Big Numbers For Fox
Ragan To Sub For Kyle Busch; Champ Rips Safety Effort
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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David Ragan will replace Kyle Busch as driver of the No. 18 M&Ms Crispy Toyota Camry fielded by Joe Gibbs Racing beginning with Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Meanwhile, Daytona 500 runnerup Kevin Harvick used his “Bully Pulpit” position as reigning Cup […]

Wed, 02/25/15 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Ragan To Sub For Kyle Busch; Champ Rips Safety Effort
Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta
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Regan Smith will make a second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start as replacement driver for the suspended Kurt Busch in the Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 1, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Monday.
Smith will return to the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS during an open test session at AMS […]

Mon, 02/23/15 – 20:05 | Comments Off on Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta
Hagan Goes 2 For 2 in 2015
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Matt Hagan remains undefeated in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Hagan collected his second Funny Car victory in two races Sunday when he knocked off Del Worsham in the elimination finals at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) […]

Sun, 02/22/15 – 20:07 | Comments Off on Hagan Goes 2 For 2 in 2015
Logano Wins Daytona 500 With Yellow Flapping
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joey Logano won Sunday’s Daytona 500 when a wreck brought out a caution just after “The Kid” had taken the white flag on a green/white/checkered restart at Daytona International Speedway.
“I can’t believe it,” he said. “The Daytona 500. Oh my God. Are you kidding me?”
The victory was the first for […]

Sun, 02/22/15 – 16:56 | One Comment