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Hot fun in the summertime won’t sound or smell like old times in Englishtown, N.J., in 2018.
Family-owned Old Bridge Township Raceway Park has informed National Hot Rod Association officials the facility will not stage either quarter-mile or eighth-mile drag racing this season, immediately dropping the 49th annual NHRA Summernationals from the Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

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New NASCAR Team Bound For Nashville?
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Nashville, Tenn. – A Canadian businessman has purchased some of the assets of Baker Curb Racing and reportedly plans to locate a new NASCAR team in Nashville, with aspirations to eventually compete in the Sprint Cup Series.
Sources say Go Canada Racing, owned by Toronto millionaire Steve Meehan, will make its debut in the April 23 […]

Wed, 04/6/11 – 8:24 | Comments Off on New NASCAR Team Bound For Nashville?
Surprise! Nationwide Leader Likes New System
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville, Tenn. – You figure you already know the answer when you ask Ricky Stenhouse Jr. the question:
How does he like the new NASCAR rule that prevents full-time Sprint Cup drivers from competing for the second-tier Nationwide Series championship?
“It’s cool,” said Stenhouse. “I like it just fine.”
No wonder; thanks to the […]

Wed, 04/6/11 – 6:34 | Comments Off on Surprise! Nationwide Leader Likes New System
Youth Movement Could Power NASCAR’s Future
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Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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There were several positive signs for the future of NASCAR last weekend, and two of them came even before Dale Earnhardt Jr. showed at Martinsville that he might have some winning left in him.
Over at Stuart, Va., on Friday night, the Wood Brothers scheduled an event at their old shop to […]

Tue, 04/5/11 – 14:15 | One Comment
Woody: Would Cattle Prod Get Drivers Moving?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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In response to a recent rant about the non-racing that has become the norm in NASCAR, readers suggested numerous solutions – from awarding points to only the top finishers to using an electric cattle prod to nudge drivers along.
To be fair, sandbagging is not new to the sport. David Pearson […]

Tue, 04/5/11 – 14:00 | 2 Comments
Racin’ News: Newman/Haas Lands Hinchcliffe
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In racin’ news today, April 5:
(In this package: Canadian Hinchcliffe to driver for Newman/Haas; Townsend Bell and Jay Howard get Indy rides; Bruno Junqueira throws in with Foyt.)
Newman/Haas Racing announced that Canadian James Hinchcliffe will drive for the team in the North American events of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season including his debut in […]

Tue, 04/5/11 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: Newman/Haas Lands Hinchcliffe
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Fort Worth, Texas – The Fort Worth Police Department provided a variety of traffic and highway construction updates for the public Monday pertaining to this weekend’s Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway.
With both Friday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race and Saturday’s Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup Series race being the […]

Tue, 04/5/11 – 6:51 | Comments Off on Texas Fans Get A Traffic Plan
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By Info Manager
Talladega, Ala. – April promises to be a busy month for racing fans in Alabama. Both the IZOD IndyCar Series and NASCAR are scheduled to make stops in-state, with only one week and 30 miles separating the events. And $99 will buy admission to all the action.
The $99 Speed Week package, […]

Tue, 04/5/11 – 6:45 | Comments Off on Alabama Speed Package Available
TGIM: Harvick And The Late Show
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Thank God it’s Monday:
The plan, Kevin Harvick says, is not to pick up bonus points for leading the most laps in Sprint Cup races. The plan, he said, is to pick up victories. Thanks to dad, it’s always been that way for him, he says.
The plan has worked to near perfection the […]

Mon, 04/4/11 – 9:02 | Comments Off on TGIM: Harvick And The Late Show
Ingram: Fast Finn’s Next Move Is NASCAR
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From RacinToday.com’s Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Nothing stirs the pot like rumor, conjecture or bona fide big news. And big news for the Sprint Cup came in the form of the signing of Kimi Raikkonen by Kyle Busch Motorsports to run races in the Camping World Truck Series this season. On […]

Mon, 04/4/11 – 7:14 | One Comment
Late Charge Gives Harvick Martinsville Victory
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. with five laps to go and went on to win the Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday.
The victory was the second straight for Harvick, as he won a week ago at Auto Club Speedway in Southern California. In that race, he […]

Mon, 04/4/11 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Late Charge Gives Harvick Martinsville Victory