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The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

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NHRA In Mourning Again
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By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
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Post-race celebrations at Pacific Raceways were muted Sunday evening following the death of popular Top Alcohol Dragster driver Mark Niver during the NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Niver, a 60-year-old resident of Phoenix, Ariz., was killed when his dragster crashed in the shutdown area during eliminations at the facility in Kent, Wash., near Seattle.
NHRA […]

Mon, 07/12/10 – 8:12 | Comments Off on NHRA In Mourning Again
Ingram: Fast And Good At Chicagoland
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
The Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night was a little like a baseball game. Some guys hit and some guys missed when it came to the chassis set-up.
According to Kenny Francis, crew chief for Kasey Kahne, that’s the way it is these […]

Mon, 07/12/10 – 7:08 | Comments Off on Ingram: Fast And Good At Chicagoland
Pagenaud, Highcroft Win In Utah
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Simon Pagenaud and Patron Highcroft Racing team had to bide their time after winning the pole, but came on strong at the finish to win Round 4 of the American Le Mans Series at the Miller Motorsports Park. Pagenaud’s final 12-second pit stop gave him the lead with a little less […]

Sun, 07/11/10 – 21:26 | Comments Off on Pagenaud, Highcroft Win In Utah
Drag Racer Dies In Washington
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Top Alcohol dragster racer Mark Niver, 60, from Phoenix, was involved in a fatal incident Sunday when his dragster crashed in the shutdown area during eliminations at the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash.
NHRA officials are investigating the accident.

Sun, 07/11/10 – 19:25 | Comments Off on Drag Racer Dies In Washington
Dillon Ends Up Blowin’ To The Win
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Austin Dillon got his first-ever big-time victory when he won the Lucas Oil 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa on Sunday.
Dillon dominated the race, leading all but about 17 laps in his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet Silverado owned by his grandfather.
“I’m so proud of him,” Childress said. “Dale Earnhardt would be proud […]

Sun, 07/11/10 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Dillon Ends Up Blowin’ To The Win
Reutimann Wins At Chicagoland Speedway
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David Reutimann passed Jeff Gordon for the lead with about 50 laps to go and went on to win the LifeLock.com 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was the second of the Michael Waltrip Racing driver’s career – the first was a rain-shortened job at Charlotte last season.
“I don’t […]

Sat, 07/10/10 – 21:34 | Comments Off on Reutimann Wins At Chicagoland Speedway
Kalitta No. 1 In Northwest
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Doug Kalitta ended a three-and-a-half year drought on Saturday at the 23rd annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways with his first No. 1 qualifier since the 2006 Auto Club NHRA Finals.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the 14th of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season were Robert Hight […]

Sat, 07/10/10 – 20:58 | Comments Off on Kalitta No. 1 In Northwest
Pagenaud Scores Pole In Utah
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After a rough start in the morning, the Patron Highcroft Racing team bounced back during a hot afternoon at the Miller Motorsports Park to take the pole for Sunday’s two hour, 45-minute American Le Mans Series race.
Simon Pagenaud sat out most of the session before turning a lap of 1:34.350 on the 3.048-mile outer circuit […]

Sat, 07/10/10 – 18:22 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Scores Pole In Utah
Stewart Dishes The Dirt
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Joliet, Ill. – Tony Stewart is not just a Sprint Cup driver and a NASCAR team owner. He is also a track owner and sprint car-team owner.
Stewart owns what is perhaps the best dirt track in the country – Eldora Speedway in Ohio.
A couple of his World of Outlaws drivers – champion Donny Schatz and […]

Sat, 07/10/10 – 10:15 | 4 Comments
Race Day: Drivers Vent At Chicagoland Speedway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Friday was tell it like it is day at Chicagoland Speedway.
Call it disarming, call it refreshing, call it politically incorrect but do not call the way drivers were talking about subjects that have obviously been eating at them from the inside, evasive.
Here is what a select group […]

Sat, 07/10/10 – 9:57 | Comments Off on Race Day: Drivers Vent At Chicagoland Speedway