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The NASCAR world went into mourning Tuesday after it was announced that Betty Jane France had passed away on Monday evening.
France was the mother of NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France and International Speedway Corporation CEO Lesa France Kennedy. She was the wife of Bill France Jr., whose father founded NASCAR.
Betty Jane France was widely known […]

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Racin’ News: Childress, Shepherd Enter Partnership
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In Racin’ News today:
Richard Childress Racing and Morgan Shepherd’s Racing for Jesus have formed Shepherd Racing Ventures, a partnership to run the No. 21 for the remainder of the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series season.
Clint Bowyer will drive RCR’s No. 21 Zaxby’s Chevrolet at Atlanta Motor Speedway (Sept. 4), Richmond International Raceway (Sept. 10), Charlotte Motor […]

Tue, 08/31/10 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: Childress, Shepherd Enter Partnership
Life’s Good For One Of America’s All-Time Greats
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Scott Pruett may be the most under-appreciated  driver in American racing.
Not that it bothers him a whole lot.
“I’m doing exactly what I’ve wanted to do since I was eight years old, racing,’’ Pruett said during an interview last year at Daytona. “I still get a real rush from driving a […]

Tue, 08/31/10 – 7:12 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Opportunity Knocks For Said In Canada
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By Jonathan Ingram |Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
It was one of the closest Nationwide Series races in history. But it was on a road course with three guys named Boris, Max and Jacques contesting the checkers. And it was in Canada.
This list doesn’t include the perennial story line of the hard luck Aussie […]

Mon, 08/30/10 – 11:14 | Comments Off on Ingram: Opportunity Knocks For Said In Canada
Pedley: Give Canada A Cup Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It was a brow-wiping moment earlier this year when I saw that the race in Montreal was on the 2011 Nationwide Series schedule. It would have been a fist-pumping moment had I seen that a race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve would have been included on the Sprint Cup schedule.
When it […]

Mon, 08/30/10 – 9:00 | 4 Comments
Young Cyclist Dies At Indy
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A 13-year-old rider died after crashing during a support event to Sunday’s United States Grand Prix motorcycle race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.
The rider was Peter Lenz of Vancouver, Wash.
Lenz accident occurred during the “sighting lap,” motorcycle racing’s equivalent of the warm-up lap, before the support race began at 10:20 a.m. According to the […]

Mon, 08/30/10 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Young Cyclist Dies At Indy
Graf, Dumas Win Red-Flagged Race
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Klaus Graf and Romain Dumas took the American Le Mans Series victory at Mosport in the Team Cytosport Porsche RS Spyder after a red flag for a damaged guard rail halted the race with 25 minutes of the scheduled two hours and 45 minutes remaining.
The leading GTC class Porsche 911 […]

Sun, 08/29/10 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Graf, Dumas Win Red-Flagged Race
Said Wins In A Photo Finish In Montreal
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Boris Said took the lead on a green-white-checkered restart, lost the lead briefly on the final lap, regained it on the final turn and held off two other top road racers to win Sunday’s Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
Said ‘s margin of victory over second place Max Papis was just inches […]

Sun, 08/29/10 – 17:29 | Comments Off on Said Wins In A Photo Finish In Montreal
Logano Showing Some Road Racing Chops
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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After Joey Logano’s Nationwide Series qualifying run at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Saturday, there was almost as much grass and dirt on the track as there was in infield at the 14-turn, 2.7-mile road course.
And it looked like the good showing that the 20-year-old driver had made at Watkins Glen earlier […]

Sun, 08/29/10 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Logano Showing Some Road Racing Chops
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After having some bad luck on Friday night in the opener of the Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway, and losing a significant amount of points in the battle for the World of Outlaws championship, Joey Saldana rebounded in the finale of the two-day event at the Canadian oval.
Saldana out drove  Donny Schatz and Sam […]

Sun, 08/29/10 – 7:06 | Comments Off on Saldana Tops Schatz At Oil City
Game On: Title Fight Breaks Out At Chicagoland
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Having just lopped 36 points off Will Power’s once-cushy advantage Saturday night, Dario Franchitti was asked to reassess his IZOD IndyCar Series championship chances with three races remaining.
“Trust me,” Franchitti said, “I’ll be pedaling as hard as I can.”
Franchitti and his Target Chip Ganassi Racing team used a clever bit […]

Sat, 08/28/10 – 20:47 | Comments Off on Game On: Title Fight Breaks Out At Chicagoland