Mon, 23/11/15 – 9:26 | One Comment

A race day that dawned Sunday morning with coffee and tears shared with his mom, Carol, ended after sunset with the gift of his helmet to car-owner Rick Hendrick.
In between, on the last day of his brilliant NASCAR career, Jeff Gordon bump-fisted countless fans, stood shoulder-to-shoulder with motorsports superstars Mario Andretti and Lewis Hamilton during […]

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Race Day: Cup Podiums Are Up For Grabs
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
We’re hearing a phrase a lot these days which has not been heard much at all the last five years or so – parity among Sprint Cup teams. Quite simply, Hendrick Motorsports has been the top team and the rest were the bottom teams.
This weekend in the garages at Dover […]

Sun, 05/16/10 – 8:07 | 3 Comments
Flag to Flag: Dover
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Watching the Austim Speaks 400 presented by Hershey’s Milk & Milkshakes?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to follow the action with him as he blogs Flag to Flag.

Sun, 05/16/10 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Dover
Helio’s Bid For No. 4 Is On Track
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Rather fittingly, it was Helio Castroneves who posted the fastest lap on opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Castroneves, the winner of last year’s Indianapolis 500, will be attempting to win for the big race for a record-tying fourth time when the green flag drops in May 30th.
Castroneves, driving the No. 3T Team Penske […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Helio’s Bid For No. 4 Is On Track
Finals Field Set In Atlanta
Larry Dixon, Ashley Force Hood, Allen Johnson and Hector Arana will enter Sunday eliminations at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway as top seeds in their respective divisions.
Dixon’s Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel dragster was the quickest in each of four qualifying sessions and as a result the series points leader claimed […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Finals Field Set In Atlanta
Busch Wins Heluva Race
Kyle Busch survived two late restarts to get the victory in the Heluva Good! 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was his second of the season.
Busch lead all but 14 of the 205 laps and would have won sans drama had two yellow flags not waved in the final seven […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 15:52 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Heluva Race
The Search Goes On For Erwin And The Biff
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By Bill Fleischman | Senior Correspondent
Dover, Del. – Racing is all about speed. Right now, according to crew chief Greg Erwin, the Roush Fenway cars don’t have enough speed. Erwin guides Greg Biffle’s No. 16 Ford team.
“Although the points situation is all we tend to talk about through the summer – who’s in the Chase […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 10:45 | Comments Off on The Search Goes On For Erwin And The Biff
Kyle Busch Claims Nationwide Pole
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin will be manning the front row for the start of today’s NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Busch won the pole for the Heluva Good! 200 with a lap at 158.228 mph at Dover International Speedway.
It was his third pole of the season.
Busch has three victories in Nationwide this season and […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 10:13 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Claims Nationwide Pole
The Speedway Is Open
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Two weeks ago, the word “spark” got wide usage in the IZOD IndyCar Series paddocks at Kansas Speedway. And the usage was not directed at what was coming off the skid plates on the bottom of the cars.
Drivers, team owners and officials all were using the word to describe what they were sensing about their […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 8:31 | Comments Off on The Speedway Is Open
Minter: NHRA Senior Moments Last For 6 Seconds
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Commerce, Ga. – There are a lot of race fans, myself included, maybe even a majority, who are uncomfortable with change.
We prefer Darlington and Martinsville over the newer tracks on the NASCAR circuit. We keep hoping that Mark Martin has lots of wins left in him, and that Bill Elliott […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 6:54 | Comments Off on Minter: NHRA Senior Moments Last For 6 Seconds
Force Hood, Dixon On Top
Ashley Force Hood raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals.
Larry Dixon, Allen Johnson and Matt Smith also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Force Hood continued to have success at Atlanta Dragway, site of her milestone first career victory in […]

Fri, 05/14/10 – 20:41 | One Comment