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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick met with the media at Hendrick Motorsports to discuss Dale, Jr.’s announcement that he would be retiring at the end of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Season.
What follows is a full transcript of the presser:
DALE EARNHARDT JR.:  Good afternoon.  I want to thank everybody […]

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Force’s Emotional Week Rolls On
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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John Force’s emotional wringer-of-a-week continued Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where the recently crowned 15-time NHRA Funny Car world champion was presented with Ford Motor Company’s highest honor.
But a simple letter from drag racing icon “Big Daddy” Don Garlits did more to boost Force’s spirits, following the unexpected resignation of […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 9:24 | 4 Comments
Race Day: It Shapes Up As A Day To Just Go For It
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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When the season-ending Ford 400 begins today at Homestead-Miami Speedway, only 46 points will separate the three drivers who remain in contention for this year’s Sprint Cup championship. Only 15 points separate the top two.
Because of all that, and because all three have been consistently high finishers throughout the Chase […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Race Day: It Shapes Up As A Day To Just Go For It
Hood: A Long, Awarding Season
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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The longest season in all of sports concludes on today when the checkered flag waves over the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Today, all eyes in the motorsports world will be focused on Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson as they battle for the Sprint Cup trophy.
The champions in NASCAR’s Nationwide and Camping […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 7:31 | One Comment
Busch Wins Homestead NNS Race
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Kyle Busch put himself in contention for a final-weekend-of-the-NASCAR-season sweep Saturday night when he won the Ford 300 Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Busch, who won Friday night’s Ford 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead and will be in Sunday’s Ford 400 Sprint Cup race, took the lead from Kevin Harvick with 22 […]

Sat, 11/20/10 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Homestead NNS Race
Logano On NNS Pole
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Joey Logano will start Saturday afternoon’s Ford 300 Nationwide Series from the pole.
Logano won the pole with a qualifying lap at 171.499 mph earlier on Saturday. It was the eighth pole of the season for Logano. He also has two victories.
Kyle Busch, Logano’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, was second fastest in qualifying session with a […]

Sat, 11/20/10 – 13:05 | Comments Off on Logano On NNS Pole
Anderson Loses Championship Car To Fire
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For the second time in less than a year, four-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Greg Anderson has been the victim of a fire.
As the 2010 champion flew home Thursday from the National Hot Rod Association’s season-finale in Pomona, Calif., the transporter that serves as the team’s racetrack headquarters caught fire on the I-10 Freeway […]

Sat, 11/20/10 – 8:45 | 2 Comments
Q and A: Dario Franchitti
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Fort Worth, Texas – Reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti visited Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth on Friday to conduct an offseason, one-day test session for Target Chip Ganassi Racing. During a break, Franchitti took time to discuss a variety of topics ranging from his championship season to the arrival of the new […]

Sat, 11/20/10 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Q and A: Dario Franchitti
Minter: 2010 To Exit With Non-Fillable Shoes
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The remaining days of the 2010 NASCAR season likely will be dominated by talk of what was won during the year – who won the races and the championships. Will it be Jimmie Johnson winning a record fifth straight Sprint Cup championship, or will it be Denny Hamlin or Kevin […]

Sat, 11/20/10 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Minter: 2010 To Exit With Non-Fillable Shoes
Fennig Recalls Luck Factor Of ’04 Title Chase
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Six years after the first Chase for the Sprint Cup concluded at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, three drivers are in close contention for the title once again. The role of luck may well decide which one wins.
That was the case when Kurt Busch emerged from a nail-biter versus Jimmie Johnson and Jeff […]

Sat, 11/20/10 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Fennig Recalls Luck Factor Of ’04 Title Chase
Busch Wins Race, Owners Championship
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Kyle Busch passed Ron Hornaday Jr. for the lead on a restart with four laps to go and went on to win the Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway Friday night.
The victory in the Ford 200 season-ending race gave Busch the owners championship.
“I feel like I won with my people this year,” Busch […]

Fri, 11/19/10 – 22:27 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Race, Owners Championship