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Two of the big stories at the 2018 Indianapolis 500 got a bit bigger on Saturday as  Helio Castroneves and Danica Patrick both drove into Sunday’s Fast Nine second day of qualifying and, hence, will have a shot at winning the pole for next Sunday’s race.
Team Penske’s Castroneves posted the top number during Sunday’s Bump […]

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Sadler Claims NNS Pole
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Elliott Sadler won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday.
Trailing leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by 15 points in the battle for the series championship, Sadler put his No. 2 Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet on the pole for Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge with a lap at 186.348 mph.
That was was […]

Fri, 11/4/11 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Sadler Claims NNS Pole
Patrick’s Cup Plans Announced
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A couple of more questions about Danica Patrick’s NASCAR future were answered on Friday during a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway.
At the press conference, which was attended by both Patrick and her Sprint Cup team owner, Tony Stewart, it was announced that Patrick will drive in 10 Cup races next year.
Also, she will be […]

Fri, 11/4/11 – 16:17 | One Comment
Mark Martin To Team Up With Waltrip in 2012
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Mark Martin will drive on in the Sprint Cup Series it was confirmed Friday.
During a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway, it was announced that Martin would drive the No. 00 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing next season.

He will be sponsored by Aaron’s, who has been […]

Fri, 11/4/11 – 10:32 | Comments Off on Mark Martin To Team Up With Waltrip in 2012
Top Contenders Top Truck Qualifying At TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Separated by 11 points and approximately five-hundredths of a second, James Buescher and Austin Dillon will resume their bids for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night.
Native Texan Buescher – who trails first-place Dillon by 11 points – made a […]

Thu, 11/3/11 – 21:50 | Comments Off on Top Contenders Top Truck Qualifying At TMS
Woody: Jeremy Mayfield Case Is Heart-Breaking
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Despite an onslaught of incriminating evidence over the last couple of years I had continued to hold onto hope that the drug-use accusations against Jeremy Mayfield were untrue.
I thought maybe a mistake had been made in the lab, or that people who claimed to know about Mayfield’s alleged problem were either mistaken or making it […]

Thu, 11/3/11 – 20:00 | 12 Comments
Racin’ News: Reutimann, MWR To Part Ways
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In racin’ news today:
(In this package: Reutimann out at MWR; Danica’s plans to be detailed; Penske to return in tact to INDYCAR; Ed Carpenter launches own IndyCar team; KVM going with Chevy.)
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Thursday that it would release driver David Reutimann at the end of the 2011 season.
MWR has scheduled a press conference […]

Thu, 11/3/11 – 14:40 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: Reutimann, MWR To Part Ways
Former Driver Mayfield Reportedly Busted
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Former Sprint Cup Series driver Jeremy Mayfield was reportedly arrested Tuesday night in Catawba, N.C. on charges of methamphetamine possession.
According to a report by the Associated press, sheriff department officials had visited Mayfield’s home to investigate charges of stolen property, and during a search turned up 1.5 grams of methamphetamine. The AP story said the search […]

Wed, 11/2/11 – 14:20 | Comments Off on Former Driver Mayfield Reportedly Busted
Woody: Three In The Show With Three To Go
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASCAR’s original Dandy Dozen has been whittled down to a final trio with a realistic shot at the title with three to go, and each has his own special story-line.
Carl Edwards is clinging to a tenuous 8-point lead over charging Tony Stewart. Carl, having soft-peddled his way through the last two […]

Wed, 11/2/11 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Woody: Three In The Show With Three To Go
Hendrick Involved in Plane Crash
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NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick and his wife, Linda, reportedly suffered minor injuries when the small jet in which they were riding ran off a runway in Key West, Fla.
The incident reportedly took place Monday evening.
The Hendricks were taken to a Key West hospital and treated. The pilot and co-pilot were taken to the hospital […]

Tue, 11/1/11 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Hendrick Involved in Plane Crash
EFI Testing Advances At Martinsville
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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For the third time this month, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams tested Electronic Fuel Injection on-track Monday, as 10 cars churned out laps around Martinsville Speedway’s 0.526-mile paper clip layout.
Teams from Roush Fenway Racing, Penske Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NEMCO Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, Furniture Row Racing, Earnhardt-Ganassi […]

Tue, 11/1/11 – 8:33 | Comments Off on EFI Testing Advances At Martinsville