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John Force Racing’s Robert Hight rewrote both ends of the track record to power into the provisional qualifying lead Friday evening during the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa.
Clay Millican (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earned provisional poles in their […]

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Roush To Race Young Drivers In Grand-Am Event
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Newton, Iowa – Jack Roush will field a car for Ricky Stenhouse Jr., David Ragan and Andy Lally at this weekend’s Grand-Am Sports Car Series race at Watkins Glen International.
The news was supposed to be kept under wraps but Stenhouse blurted it out during his post-race press conference at Iowa […]

Mon, 08/8/11 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Roush To Race Young Drivers In Grand-Am Event
NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – The apparent demise of Nashville Superspeedway might open the door to bringing back NASCAR racing to historical old Fairgrounds Speedway.
The Supespeedway, located 40 miles east of Nashville, will seek no NASCAR sanctions next year, owner Dover Motorsports announced last week. The 11-year-old track, valued at around $50 million, […]

Mon, 08/8/11 – 8:33 | Comments Off on NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open
Worsham Conquers The Northwest
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Del Worsham just keeps on winning in the Top Fuel category of the NHRA.
The Al-Anabi Racing driver’s latest victory came Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Northwest Nationals in Kent, Wash. It was his sixth victory of 2011 and it came against Tony Schumacher in the finals.
Also winning at the final event of the NHRA’s […]

Sun, 08/7/11 – 19:55 | Comments Off on Worsham Conquers The Northwest
Hobbled Keselowski Wins Cup Race At Pocono
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Brad Keselowski, whose weekend was put in doubt when he severely injured his ankle during a test session early in the week, held off Kyle Busch to win the Good Sam RV Insurance 500 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the second of the season for Keselowski and the third of his career.
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Sun, 08/7/11 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Hobbled Keselowski Wins Cup Race At Pocono
Dixon Dominates, Franchitti Stretches Points Lead
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Steam Corners, Ohio – But for a brief scoring technicality that put teammate Dario Franchitti in front and a rookie’s out-of-kilter pit strategy, pole winner Scott Dixon dominated the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The New Zealander claimed his third victory at the 2.4-mile circuit since 2007 and championship points leader […]

Sun, 08/7/11 – 17:22 | Comments Off on Dixon Dominates, Franchitti Stretches Points Lead
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Craig Dollansky captured the Ironman 55 World of Outlaws race at hot and humid I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo. on Saturday night.
“I am absolutely spent,” said Dollansky, of Elk River, Minn., as he tried to lift the 55-pound trophy. “Fifty-five laps is a long time out there and the track was just so fast all […]

Sun, 08/7/11 – 10:19 | Comments Off on Dollansky Takes I-55 Win
Harvick Wins Rain-Delayed Truck Race
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Kevin Harvick won Sunday’s rain-delayed Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Harvick saved just enough fuel to make it through a green-white-checkered-flag finish in the Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service 125.
The victory was Harvick’s first in a truck in three starts in the series, but it is the 10th of his career.
Kyle Busch […]

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Race Day: Shifting Is Back For An Encore
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Shifting gears will make an encore performance at Pocono Raceway today. How wildly that encore is applauded in the garages depends on which driver you talk to.
Here is what a couple of drivers had to say about shifting for the turns at the 2.5-mile Pocono superspeedway.
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Roush […]

Sun, 08/7/11 – 9:57 | Comments Off on Race Day: Shifting Is Back For An Encore
Brown Moves To Top Fuel Pole
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Antron Brown moved into the No. 1 position in Top Fuel Saturday to close qualifying at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash.
Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers of the NHRA Full […]

Sat, 08/6/11 – 22:57 | Comments Off on Brown Moves To Top Fuel Pole
Stenhouse, Edwards In Slam-Bang NNS Finish
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Newton, Iowa – It’s not often that one driver will thank another for wrecking him late in a race. But that is exactly what Ricky Stenhouse did after he was rammed from behind as he headed for the finish line in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway Saturday night.
That’s because the ram job […]

Sat, 08/6/11 – 22:52 | Comments Off on Stenhouse, Edwards In Slam-Bang NNS Finish