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Brad Keselowski survived a late-race wreckfest, pulled off a last-lap pass and won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The win was Keselowski’s fifth at the restrictor-plate track, his third there since 2012 and moves him into the next round of the Playoffs.
Finishing second to Team Penske’s Keselowski and the victim of his last-lap pass […]

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Donny Schatz got a much-wanted World of Outlaws victory at Bloomington Speedway on Friday night in Indiana. But he had to survive two green/white/checkered restarts to get it.
“This just feels so good,” said a smiling Schatz, of Fargo, N.D. “We wanted to win here really bad last time and I had no idea we’d have […]

Sat, 08/6/11 – 7:34 | Comments Off on Schatz Gets Victory In Bloomington
Worsham, Force, Anderson Fast In Northwest
Top Fuel points leader Del Worsham raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash.
John Force (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event near Seattle.
Worsham, who has locked up a berth […]

Sat, 08/6/11 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Worsham, Force, Anderson Fast In Northwest
Pedley: Carl Watchers In Need Of A New Gig
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Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
There are going to be a lot of media members up in Pocono today who are going to be looking for a new schtick this weekend. Gone will be their go-to question. The one which has gotten them through many a press conference this year.
Carl Edwards has announced […]

Fri, 08/5/11 – 11:37 | Comments Off on Pedley: Carl Watchers In Need Of A New Gig
Porsche Hybrid To Debut At Laguna Seca
Porsche Motorsport announced that its Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Version 2.0 will make its racing debut on Sept. 17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The racing of Porsche’s hybrid racer at the 24 Hours of Nuerburgring last month was impressive. The car posted the same lap times as its top rivals yet used less fuel. […]

Fri, 08/5/11 – 10:55 | Comments Off on Porsche Hybrid To Debut At Laguna Seca
Star Of Today, Star Of Tomorrow Team Up
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
When 15-year-old Kyle Plott and his family pull into Lanier National Speedway in Braselton, Ga., Saturday for the three-eighths-mile track’s Late Model event, don’t be surprised if the teenager is smiling.
After all, it isn’t often a young driver gets to defeat his mentor in one of grassroots racing’s largest events, […]

Fri, 08/5/11 – 7:39 | Comments Off on Star Of Today, Star Of Tomorrow Team Up
Carl Edwards Is Staying With Roush Fenway Racing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Carl Edwards has decided to stay at Roush Fenway Racing and continue driving the No. 99 Ford, the team announced Thursday morning.
The deal is for multiple seasons and ends the biggest free-agent mystery in NASCAR this year.
“Carl Edwards has achieved a level of success on and off track that would […]

Thu, 08/4/11 – 7:50 | 3 Comments
Minter: Stand-Alone Tracks Destined To Fall
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When the news broke that Nashville Superspeedway wouldn’t be seeking sanctions for NASCAR’s Nationwide or Camping World Truck Series races next year, it wasn’t much of a surprise. There have been better crowds for dirt Late Model races than what Nashville
pulled in recent races.
But there’s still a great sense of sadness, for the track and […]

Thu, 08/4/11 – 7:19 | 3 Comments
Keselowski Hospitalized
| Managing Editor
NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski was taken to a hospital after crashing during at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga. on Wednesday.
A statement released by Penske Racing read:
“Brad Keselowski was involved in an accident today at Road Atlanta while testing. He was transported to an Atlanta area hospital for further evaluation. Brad was able to exit the […]

Wed, 08/3/11 – 13:16 | Comments Off on Keselowski Hospitalized
Nashville Opts Out Of NASCAR
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Nashville – Dover Motorsports has announced it will seek no NASCAR races next year for Nashville Superspeedway and will “evaluate all options for the track, including its possible sale.”
The track, located in Gladeville, Tenn., 40 miles east of Nashville, has struggled with attendance since opening in 2001.
Should Dover sell the […]

Wed, 08/3/11 – 10:51 | 3 Comments
Pedley: Super Weekend Leaves A Hole In The Soul
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Clermont, Ind. – The corn dog looked bigger that the arm of the little kid who was holding it. With it’s popsicle stick at the bottom and thick layer of deep-fried golden corn batter, the corn dog looked both longer and meatier that the little arm.
And neither the 90-plus-degree heat, […]

Wed, 08/3/11 – 8:05 | 2 Comments