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Brad Keselowski survived a late-race wreckfest, pulled off a last-lap pass and won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The win was Keselowski’s fifth at the restrictor-plate track, his third there since 2012 and moves him into the next round of the Playoffs.
“It’s a special day any day you can win,” he said, “but to […]

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Kahne Trucks To Win In Darlington
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Kasey Kaney led the most laps and won the Too Tough To Tame 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway Saturday evening.
Kahne, making just his fourth start in the series, was driving a truck owned by Kyle Busch Motorsports.
He led 96 of the 147 laps.
It was Kahne’s third  victory in those four truck […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 19:28 | Comments Off on Kahne Trucks To Win In Darlington
Kurt Busch In The Show At The Gatornationals
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After a shaky NHRA Full Throttle Series debut on Friday, 2004 NASCAR champion Kurt Busch qualified solidly into the 16-car Pro Stock field on Saturday with 6.532-second pass at 211.46 mph.
Busch ended the day qualified No. 12 and he will have as interesting a matchup as he could draw in Erica Enders, the 27-year old […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch In The Show At The Gatornationals
Minter: In Search Of The Next Trevor Bayne
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Among the many good things that have come from Trevor Bayne’s victory in the Daytona 500 is its fueling of the discussion about who will be the sport’s next Trevor Bayne, the next little-known driver to rise to prominence.
For racing insiders, Bayne was anything but little- known before he drove […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 10:59 | 5 Comments
Hornaday Can Show He’s Tougher Than Darlington
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Ron Hornaday Jr. is a racer. You know: Put him on a track, wrap his fingers around a steering wheel, watch him go. And he doesn’t normally get too worked up about the location of the tracks you put him on. Except this weekend.
Hornaday, a veteran of 500 races in NASCAR’s top three series, will […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Hornaday Can Show He’s Tougher Than Darlington
Hagan Stays Hot In Florida
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Matt Hagan continued his torrid run dating back to the end of last year by earning the provisional No. 1 qualifier spot in Funny Car on the first day of qualifying at the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals Friday in Gainsville, Fla.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the second of 22 races in […]

Fri, 03/11/11 – 18:36 | Comments Off on Hagan Stays Hot In Florida
Like It Or Not, Danica Assigned New Engineer
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Included in this package: Danica Patrick given new engineer; Firestone to stay in IndyCar afterall; Open test in Alabama; Race fields to be capped; Conway returns; Sam Schmidt  to IndyCar.
Two-days of open testing at Barber Motorsports Park next week will serve as an accelerated meet-and-greet between IZOD IndyCar Series star Danica Patrick and her revised […]

Fri, 03/11/11 – 14:42 | Comments Off on Like It Or Not, Danica Assigned New Engineer
Busch Will Attempt To Go Straight This Weekend
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Kurt Busch last raced as a rookie a decade ago, when he made the career-altering leap from NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series to a full-time Sprint Cup ride with team-owner Jack Roush.
One championship and 22 Cup victories later, Busch is poised to join a distinguished list of NASCAR stars who have crossed-over to NHRA drag […]

Fri, 03/11/11 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Busch Will Attempt To Go Straight This Weekend
Is ‘The King’ Being Fitted For His 21st Crown?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A couple of years back, Steve Kinser had kind of disappeared from the sprint car map.
Yes, he still won races. Some would say he won lots of races from 2006 through 2010. But for Kinser, a 20-time World of Outlaws champion, anything but being on top of the point standings […]

Thu, 03/10/11 – 14:26 | Comments Off on Is ‘The King’ Being Fitted For His 21st Crown?
New Point System Has Truck Series All Shook Up
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series has historically been dominated by seasoned drivers. But two races into a new season, a handful of newcomers to truck racing have snatched the headlines from the seasoned competitors.
Heading into Saturday’s Too Tough to Tame 200 in Darlington, S.C., five of the top 10 drivers in […]

Thu, 03/10/11 – 7:30 | Comments Off on New Point System Has Truck Series All Shook Up
France Pleased With Fast Start To 2011 NASCAR Season
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It was an upbeat NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France who spoke during a teleconference with the media on Wednesday. The reason for the good mood, he indicated, was the good start to which the Sprint Cup season has jumped out.
“It’s nice to see the interest level on the way back up.” France said.
He cited […]

Wed, 03/9/11 – 16:59 | One Comment