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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Harris: The Chase May Live Up To Its Name This Year
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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I decided to get a jump on all the stock car pundits who will be doing their Chase forecasts next week, after the regular season ends at Richmond on Saturday night.
Heading toward the 10-race Chase for the Nextel Cup championship, it looks to me like the most wide-open title race […]

Wed, 09/8/10 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Harris: The Chase May Live Up To Its Name This Year
Woody: Kyle Has Made Todd A Tad Testy
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Todd Bodine is running away with the NASCAR Camping World Series truck championship, but despite his stellar season he has a burr under his blanket.
The burr is named Kyle Busch.
A media member got a rise out of Todd during last month’s truck race at Nashville Superspeedway when he asked if the […]

Wed, 09/8/10 – 7:10 | 3 Comments
Force Hood And Team Are Rolling At The Right Time
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Ashley Force Hood had faded to the background during the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season. Hers was the No. 3 story on her own team and hers were the worst stats on the three-car John Force Racing driver roster.
Seven times she was ousted in the first round of eliminations this season and […]

Tue, 09/7/10 – 16:13 | Comments Off on Force Hood And Team Are Rolling At The Right Time
Hood: The Chase To Be The Chase Favorite Is Wide Open
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Following Sunday night’s Emory Healthcare 500, what’s clear is there is no clear-cut favorite to hoist the Sprint Cup trophy following this year’s season finale in Homestead, Fla.
Tony Stewart added his name to a crowed list of Chase for the Sprint Cup contenders by leading 176 and […]

Tue, 09/7/10 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Hood: The Chase To Be The Chase Favorite Is Wide Open
Woody: Martin’s Fade Is Sad To See
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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If last year’s resurgence by Mark Martin was the feel-good story of the year, does that mean this year’s fade is the feel-bad saga of the season?
It’s definitely been a disappointing reversal of fortune for the popular veteran as he teeters on the brink of championship elimination.
Martin’s 21st-place finish Sunday at […]

Tue, 09/7/10 – 6:56 | 2 Comments
Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Larry Dixon, Ashley Force Hood, Greg Stanfield and LE Tonglet were crowned champions at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ Mac Tools U.S. Nationals on Monday afternoon.
Dixon is a repeat winner in Top Fuel while Force Hood won last year’s Nationals in Funny Car at O’Reilly Raceway Park.
Stanfield in […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs
Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Clermont, Ind. – It was early evening at O’Reilly Raceway Park and fans who had sat through a full day of sportsman racing and pro qualifying at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals were headed out the gates and into a traffic jam.
Inside the media center, reporters were headed back to […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year
Ingram: Parting Such Bittersweet Sorrow In Atlanta
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Hampton, Ga. – It was readily apparent that the quality of racing has little influence on decisions about the calendar and the schedule in the Sprint Cup in the current era. There was a time, of course, when the show made a difference.
Predictably, this year’s Labor Day weekend race produced […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Ingram: Parting Such Bittersweet Sorrow In Atlanta
Tony Stewart Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane
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Tony Stewart took the lead just after a restart with 24 laps to go, held the lead on another restart with 18 laps to go and went on to win the Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday night.
The victory was the first of the season for the two-time Sprint Cup champion and his […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Tony Stewart Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane
Field For Final Show Of Big Go Set In Indy
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The field for the final eliminations for drag racing’s biggest event – the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil – were set Sunday at O’Reilly Raceway Park in the Indianapolis suburb of Clermont, Ind.
Defending world champion Mike Edwards raced to the No. 1 qualifying spot in Pro Stock.
Also winning poles were Larry Dixon […]

Sun, 09/5/10 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Field For Final Show Of Big Go Set In Indy