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Erica Enders’ pursuit of a second consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championship figures to receive a high-profile boost this weekend, when five-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. rolls out of a self-imposed retirement and into the staging lanes at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.
Sitting between multiple world champions Greg Anderson and Jason line in the point standings, […]

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Woody: Wrong Call On Right Move
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Isn’t it fun when the experts are wrong?
Fox Sports commentators Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds both said Denny Hamlin had blown it when he ducked in for tires with just a few laps to go Monday at Martinsville.
They declared – and I’m paraphrasing – it was an incredibly bone-headed call […]

Wed, 03/31/10 – 6:56 | 2 Comments
Harris: Gordon Is Having Break Problems
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Jeff Gordon used to win races in bunches.
The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion has racked up 82 victories, sixth on the all-time win list.
As recently as the 2007 season, he won six times. But checkered flags haven’t come easily for Gordon in a while. His only victory in the past […]

Wed, 03/31/10 – 6:42 | One Comment
Sutton, Elliott Keeping Dreams Alive
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Back in the day, in the racing circles of north Georgia, Casey Roderick was the kind of young racer that George Elliott would have helped.
Roderick is young, talented, appreciative of any help he gets, but always short of the money he needs to race. Elliott, the late father of Sprint […]

Tue, 03/30/10 – 9:30 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Was Winning Decision Good or Lucky?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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J.D. Gibbs got good laughs during a post race interview session at Martinsville Speedway Monday afternoon. But you have to wonder if it was laughs he was going for as he talked about the end of the Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500.
You’ve got to wonder what Gibbs’ mood would have […]

Tue, 03/30/10 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Pedley: Was Winning Decision Good or Lucky?
Hamlin Wins In Wild Finish At Martinsville
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Denny Hamlin will head into surgery this week fresh off his first victory of the season.
Hamlin – who it was announced late last week will have an injured knee cut open and repaired later this week – won the rain-delayed Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Monday.
The Virginia native got the victory […]

Mon, 03/29/10 – 14:58 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins In Wild Finish At Martinsville
Four-Wide Crowns Four Champs
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John Force’s comeback season continued to come back in force on Monday as he won the Funny Car title in the inaugural Four Wide Nationals at zMAZ Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Cory McClenathan won in Top Fuel while Mike Edwards won Pro Stock and Matt Smith won Pro Stock Motorcyle in the rain-delayed event.
Force continued his […]

Mon, 03/29/10 – 14:16 | Comments Off on Four-Wide Crowns Four Champs
Power Wins Second Straight Race
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Driving for a juggernaut apparently has transformed Will Power into one.
Power claimed his second IZOD IndyCar Series victory in as many starts this season on Monday in the rain-delayed sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Power, the record-setting pole-sitter, held off Justin Wilson by 0.8244-of-a-second around the 1.8-mile, […]

Mon, 03/29/10 – 11:37 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Johnson To Continue Playing Spoiler?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
The speculation runs in both directions: The new rear spoiler may help Jimmie Johnson or it may hurt the dominance of his Hendrick Motorsports Chevy. I doubt it will make much difference one way or the other.
Back in the old days – when the rear […]

Mon, 03/29/10 – 11:16 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Martinsville
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Watching the rain delayed Goody’s Fast Relief 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Chat with him live here as he blogs the action as it occurs at Martinsville Speedway.

Mon, 03/29/10 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Martinsville
Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
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Rain has washed out Sunday’s events in three of the top auto-racing series of North America. All are in the Eastern time zone and all have been rescheduled for Monday.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has been reschedule for noon. The race will be carried live […]

Sun, 03/28/10 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA