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A couple of weeks ago, as I walked to my car in the driveway of my house, I saw what was left of a mauled cottontail rabbit. The rabbit had huge portions of its skin peeled away and much of its throat was ripped out. It was possibly the work of a hawk or an […]

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Kentucky GM Issues Statement On Traffic Woes
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Kentucky Speedway issued a statement on Sunday concerning the traffic problems which occurred at the track before, during and after Saturday’s Sprint Cup race there.
In the statement, Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger said:
“Kentucky Speedway regrets the traffic conditions surrounding the ‘Quaker State 400.’ We’re committed to working with NASCAR, state and local officials and […]

Sun, 07/10/11 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Kentucky GM Issues Statement On Traffic Woes
Franchitti Leads Ganassi Charge In Toronto
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Dario Franchitti won Sunday’s crash-marred Honda Indy Toronto IZOD IndyCar Series race, beating his Target Chip Ganassi Racing treammate Scott Dixon to the finish line by .73 seconds.
Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport finished third and his teammate, Marco Andretti, was fourth.
Vitor Meira of A.J. Foyt Racing was fifth.
Numerous wrecks on the Toronto street course took […]

Sun, 07/10/11 – 18:22 | One Comment
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Joey Saldana held off Craig Dollansky to win the Jim Boyd Memorial in Beaver Dam, Wis., for his fourth victory of the season, but his first win World of Outlaws race since early May.
Saldana withstood struggles in June to stay in the hunt for the championship, and now after winning at 1/3-mile Beaver Dam Raceway […]

Sun, 07/10/11 – 10:45 | Comments Off on Saldana Is Dam Good
Pedley: Kyle Busch Had Big Feats In Kentucky
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Second Day Lede:
Kyle Busch led the most laps and won the Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway Saturday evening. But the Quaker State 400 may have been only his second best ride of the weekend.
Here are Busch’s top three NASCAR races at Kentucky ranked in order of impressiveness:
1. The […]

Sun, 07/10/11 – 10:30 | Comments Off on Pedley: Kyle Busch Had Big Feats In Kentucky
Anderson Earns Pro Stock Pole at Route 66
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Defending Pro Stock world champion Greg Anderson claimed his first No. 1 qualifying position of the season Saturday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals, ending a drought of 43 races without a top spot that dates back to the 2009 season.
Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Mike Neff (Funny Car) and Hector Arana Jr. […]

Sat, 07/9/11 – 22:25 | Comments Off on Anderson Earns Pro Stock Pole at Route 66
Gurney/Fogarty win Laguna Seca
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Alex Gurney took advantage of a rare miscue by Scott Pruett, beating him out of the pits on their final stops on Lap 80 after Pruett slightly overshot his pit.
Gurney then held off the Daytona Prototype championship leader for the final 28 laps, winning Saturday’s Grand-Am race at Laguna Seca by 0.431 seconds.
Gurney and Jon […]

Sat, 07/9/11 – 22:19 | Comments Off on Gurney/Fogarty win Laguna Seca
Busch Christens Kentucky’s Victory Lane
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Kyle Busch won the inaugural Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory in the Quaker State 400 was his third of the season. He moved into the points lead with the victory.
“This is cool,” he said. “The way we ran tonight was awesome. It was a fun night, it was a tough […]

Sat, 07/9/11 – 21:49 | Comments Off on Busch Christens Kentucky’s Victory Lane
Power Fast Qualifier In Toronto
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The IZOD IndyCar Series returned to road racing this weekend and Team Penske’s Will Power returned to the top of the speed charts.
Power, on Saturday, won the pole for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto race on the 11-turn, 1.755-mile Exhibition Place street course.
Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, has swept the pole in […]

Sat, 07/9/11 – 14:12 | Comments Off on Power Fast Qualifier In Toronto
Race Day: Cup Moves Into New Kentucky Home
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Surface opinions surfaced this weekend in the garages at Kentucky Speedway, site of tonight’s Quaker State 400 Sprint Cup race. Opinions on the racing surface at Kentucky, which is hosting is first Sprint Cup race tonight, and opinions on the surface at Kansas Speedway.
The opinions were prompted by bumps in 10-year-old […]

Sat, 07/9/11 – 14:00 | Comments Off on Race Day: Cup Moves Into New Kentucky Home
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Defending World of Outlaws champion Jason Meyers snapped a season-long victory drought on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., and wound up on top of the series point standings at the same time.
Using his third consecutive front-row starting spot, Meyers earned the first victory of his career at Cedar Lake and […]

Sat, 07/9/11 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Meyers Gets First Outlaws Win