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Mike Conway held off points leader Will Power to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series Long Beach Grand Prix on Sunday.
Conway was driving the Fuzzy’s Vodka sponsored Dallara/Chevrolet of Ed Carpenter Racing.
The victory was Conway’s second in the series.
“Yeah, I can’t believe I’m actually here,” Conway said. “Wow, this is just an awesome job by the team. [...]

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Bowyer Collects Dover Nationwide Win
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Clint Bowyer got his second Nationwide Series victory of the season Saturday by winning the Dover 200 at Dover International Speedway.
Bowyer passed Kyle Busch with 83 laps to go and held the lead until the end. The pass came shortly after a restart.
Bowyer is the defending series champion but has opted not to run a [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 16:30 | Comments Off
NHRA’s Arana Is Privately Wheeling Way To the Top
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Hector Arana says he is riding a Pro Stock Motorcycle good enough to win the 2009 NHRA Countdown to 1 championship. And if the bike breaks, Arana is ready to run any quarter-mile from here to Pomona, Calif.
The drag racing definition of “privateer,” Arana tilted the PSM [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch On Nationwide Pole
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Kyle Busch will start Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway from the pole. During the morning qualifying session for the race, Busch turned a lap at 154.110 mph and in 23.36 seconds.
Qualifying for the Dover 200 second was Carl Edwards, the driver chasing Busch for the points lead.
Busch will be going for his [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 10:50 | Comments Off
Dover Notes: Tires Have Hamlin Smoking Mad
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Dover, Del. – It’s been a good year for Sprint Cup Chase contender Denny Hamlin, who took a shot at NASCAR tire supplier Goodyear on Friday at Dover International Speedway.
The driver of Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 11 Toyota Camry isn’t happy with the fact that Goodyear isn’t using the tire recommended [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 7:40 | One Comment
Speed Is On Sides’ Side at Eldora
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Eldora Speedway will always be a favorite for Jason Sides. He he won his first career World of Outlaws race at the famed track in the 2004 Kings Royal. On Friday night, he returned to Eldora’s Victory Lane, taking the opener of the Team Chevy Four Crown Nationals.
For Sides it was his second A-Feature win [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 7:00 | 2 Comments
Peugeot Comes Up Big At Petit
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – Le Mans 24-hour winner Peugeot became a strong favorite to add the Petit Le Mans to its trophy case after qualifying at Road Atlanta. A brace of factory 908 HDI FAP’s swept the front row in the hands of Nicolas Minassian and Franck Montagny with little challenge [...]

Fri, 09/25/09 – 21:00 | Comments Off
This Year’s Chase for Cup Is One For The Ages
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Dover, Del. –  Strike up the band for the over-the-hill guys.
Much like 59-year-old golfer Tom Watson did in July when he dominated the British Open before losing in a playoff, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Mark Martin is energizing American sports fans by contending for a championship at the ripe old [...]

Fri, 09/25/09 – 20:43 | Comments Off
Familiar Names Top Dallas NHRA Qualifying
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Larry Dixon, Robert Hight, Mike Edwards, and Eddie Krawiec are the first-day qualifying leaders at the 24th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex outside of Dallas.
The event is the 20th of the 24-race 2009 Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the second of six in [...]

Fri, 09/25/09 – 20:40 | Comments Off
Rookie Top Fueler Massey Wants It All
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Now that he has shelved his first NHRA “Wally,” Top Fuel rookie Spencer Massey has developed a need for greed.
“Truthfully, that was my goal,” Massey said from the back of his team hauler Friday afternoon at Texas Motorplex. “Going into the season as a rookie, I just [...]

Fri, 09/25/09 – 20:00 | One Comment
Johnson A Monster At Dover
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Jimmie Johnson was the monster of the Monster Mile on Friday as he recorded the fastest lap in practice early in the day and then went out late to post the fastest lap in qualifying.
The pole at Dover International Speedway is his second of the year. His qualifying lap took 22.878 seconds and was at [...]

Fri, 09/25/09 – 15:20 | Comments Off