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Tommy Johnson Jr. and Brittany Force posted the quickest runs in their respective categories Saturday during the final day of NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix.
NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car teams utilized the four-day pre-season test session to prepare for the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals, next weekend at […]

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NASCAR Penalizes Bowyer, Team
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
NASCAR has come down hard on Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer and his team after a post-race inspection found the No. 33 Richard Childress Racing car to be illegal.
Bowyer, a Chase driver, was fined 150 championship points. His crew chief, Shane Wilson, was suspended for six races and fined […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 15:24 | One Comment
Childress Has More Young Talent In The Pipeline
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – Ty Dillon insists that his career path was not set for him in the maternity ward and sketeched out by his family on the back of his birth certificate.
He is not one of those drivers who was in a kart by his sixth birthday and piling […]

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Woody: The Thrill Of The Chase
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It is, as they say, a whole new ballgame.
Darkhorse Clint Bowyer scrambled NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship like a platter of Waffle House eggs with last Sunday’s victory at New Hampshire Speedway.
Bowyer, who squeezed into to 12-driver field in last past, soared all the way up to second.
That’s the thrill of the Chase: it offers […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Woody: The Thrill Of The Chase
Woody: Non-Chasers Are Still Racers
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
During one of last season’s Chase for the Championship races a commentator complained that some of the “other” drivers were racing the Chasers too hard.
They weren’t moving over, getting out of way and conceding the track to the 12 Chase drivers who were contending for the championship. The commentator hoped that […]

Tue, 09/21/10 – 8:58 | One Comment
NHRA Notes: Drivers Love Billy Meyer’s Place
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
During a time when new stick-and-ball stadiums continue to raise the “wow factor” for fans and competitors, Texas Motorplex remains the standard for big-time drag racing.
Track-owner Billy Meyer’s facility in Ennis will play host to the 25th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals Thursday through Sunday, and a pair […]

Tue, 09/21/10 – 6:45 | One Comment
Harris: Two Drivers Who Haven’t Who Should Have
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Bobby Allison was considered one of the best of all time in NASCAR long before he won his first and only championship in what was then Winston Cup.
Allison began racing in NASCAR’s top stock car series in 1961, but he didn’t win that title until 1983 at the age of […]

Mon, 09/20/10 – 7:17 | One Comment
Ingram: Chase Coughs To Life In New Hampshire
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From The Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Well, I guess it’s better to have a cough rather than to run stone cold and out of gas.
Clint Bowyer’s carburetor got a catch in its throat during the opening round of NASCAR’s championship playoffs and ended up winning as a result of bogged down […]

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Dixon Builds On Countdown Lead
Larry Dixon, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson and LE Tonglet captured division wins at Sunday’s NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing series race at zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C.
The O’Reilly Nationals at zMax are the second race of the six-race Countdown to 1 playoff.
Dixon won in Top Fuel, Pedregon in Funny Car, Anderson in Pro Stock and […]

Sun, 09/19/10 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Dixon Builds On Countdown Lead
Bowyer Wins Chase-Opener At New Hampshire
Clint Bowyer  staved off a rapidly draining fuel tank and hard-charging Denny Hamlin to win the Chase-opening Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
The Richard Childress Racing driver ended an 88-race winless drought with the victory and he vaulted from 12th seed to second place in the Chase.
“This is momentum,” he said. “That’s […]

Sun, 09/19/10 – 15:18 | Comments Off on Bowyer Wins Chase-Opener At New Hampshire
It Was An All-Elliott Night In Georgia
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Jefferson, Ga. – During the late 1980s, a trio of good ol’ boys from north Georgia named Elliott burst onto the NASCAR scene and proceeded to take the sport’s established stars to the woodshed.
Bill Elliott and brothers Dan and Ernie, the dominant force in NASCAR just over two decades ago, gathered with friends and […]

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