Mon, 20/10/14 – 8:19 | No Comment

TALLADEGA, Ala. – I went to Talladega to see a fight and a race broke out.
Following the car bashing by Brad Keselowski and the headlocking by Matt Kenseth in Charlotte, it was reasonable to think more tempers would flare in the elimination race of the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup [...]

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Saldana Wins At I-55
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Joey Saldana won the World of Outlaws event Saturday night at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo.
It was one of the toughest and most demanding races of his career, as he raced for the third time since having 10 screws and a plate inserted into his broken left hand. He lined up 13 th at the [...]

Sun, 04/18/10 – 8:05 | Comments Off
Race Day: GWC Blues
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

Editor’s Note: Persistent rain and a gloomy Sunday evening forecast caused NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races that were scheduled Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.
The Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race was rescheduled for noon (EDT) Monday, and the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide event will follow at about 5 p.m. [...]

Sun, 04/18/10 – 7:55 | Comments Off
Pagenaud Wins With Late Pass
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Simon Pagenaud took the lead from a sliding Adrian Fernandez on the last lap to win the American Le Mans Series race at Long Beach. The driver of the Acura ARX-01C chassis lost the lead to the Lola-Aston Martin of Fernandez six minutes before the finish of the one hour [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 21:36 | Comments Off
Brown Heads Field In Vegas
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Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.
Antron Brown and Mike Edwards also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as the No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Worsham was able to overcome the [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 20:41 | Comments Off
Power Powers To Another Pole
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Will Power continued his rampage through the IZOD IndyCar Series 2010 season winning the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Saturday.
Team Penske’s Power, who has won two of the first three races on the schedule, won his third pole of the four-race season. His only non-pole start came in the season-opening [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 18:49 | Comments Off
Rain Sets Up Doubleheader
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – NASCAR intends to play two at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Day-long rain in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex forced NASCAR officials to postpone Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race. The event has been rescheduled for 8 p.m. (CDT) Sunday, following conclusion of the Samsung Mobile [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 18:08 | 2 Comments
Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – A steady rain washed-out two scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practices at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, leaving the majority of the soggy garage area occupants with incomplete notebooks for the Samsung Mobile 500.
Not so for Juan Pablo Montoya and crew chief Brian Pattie.
“I was well-prepared,” said [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 17:37 | Comments Off
NHRA To Go Back Four More
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The NHRA announced Saturday that the 2011 NHRA Four Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway will once again feature four-wide racing in all four professional categories.
The event debuted earlier this spring at the facilities unique four-lane track. Next year’s event will again be the only race on the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 16:18 | Comments Off
Jac Is Back At Paducah
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Jac Haudenschild returned to the top of the podium on Friday night at Paducah International Raceway in Kentucky to score his first win of 2010 and the 52nd of his World of Outlaws career.
Haudenschild took the lead on the opening lap from Jason Sides, who started on the pole and then withstood battles from Jason [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 10:06 | One Comment
Scott Dixon Has His Eyes On The Roads
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

You have to wonder: Did Scott Dixon pump his fist or shake his head when the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series Schedule came out?
Common sense would lead you to think he did the former, but a look at last year’s results might lead you to believe the latter.
During a telephone call last week, Dixon, as per [...]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 8:18 | Comments Off