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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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Hight Keeps JFR Perfect
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Robert Hight of John Force Racing got his second NHRA Funny Car victory of the season Sunday when he won the Summitracing.com Nationals at The Strip in Las Vegas.
The victory was third in three races for JFR as team-owner John Force won the Gatornationals last month.
“We’re just having a good time at John Force Racing,” […]

Sun, 04/3/11 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Hight Keeps JFR Perfect
Race Day: Goody’s Could Be A Real Rubber Match
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Following Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville, the track looked like the Gulf beaches of Louisiana after the BP oil rig blow out. Balls of black tire gunk littered the surface.
Luckily, no otters live inside the Martinsville short oval, so cleanup afterward was pretty quick and pretty simple.
But fixing […]

Sun, 04/3/11 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Race Day: Goody’s Could Be A Real Rubber Match
Force Is High-Poler In Las Vegas
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John Force rolls on in Las Vegas
Force, the defending NHRA Funny Car champion, grabbed the No. 1 qualifying spot Saturday for Sunday’s eliminations.
Force was the winner of the Las Vegas event a year ago.
Also earning poles for the Summitracing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas, were Larry Dixon in Top Fuel and Mike Edwards […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 18:45 | Comments Off on Force Is High-Poler In Las Vegas
Sauter Tops Busch In Camping World Race
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Johnny Sauter passed Kyle Busch for the lead with less than two laps to go and went on to win the Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon.
Busch finished second, just missing getting his first ever victory at Martinsville.
He was passed just as he was about to take the white flag. […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 15:32 | Comments Off on Sauter Tops Busch In Camping World Race
McMurray Is No. 1 At Martinsville
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Jamie McMurray earned the right to start Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway from the pole after turning a fast qualifying lap at 96.509 mph on Saturday afternoon.
The pole is the first of the season for McMurray, the  Earnhardt Ganassi Racing driver who won the 2010 Daytona 500 and the 2010 Brickyard 400.
Ryan […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 12:19 | Comments Off on McMurray Is No. 1 At Martinsville
Sauter On Camping World Pole At Martinsville
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Johnny Sauter on Saturday morning won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Sauter posted a lap at 95.463 mph to get the pole in his Chevrolet truck.
Second fastest was Cole Whitt. He had a lap at 94.913 mph in his Red Bull-sponsored Chevy.
Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 10:51 | Comments Off on Sauter On Camping World Pole At Martinsville
Raikkonen Signs With Kyle Busch’s Truck Team
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A former world driving champion will take the first steps toward becoming an American champion this summer in Charlotte.
Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Saturday that it has signed former Formula 1 champion Kimi Raikkonen to drive a limited schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series during the 2011 season.
Raikkonen is […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 10:03 | Comments Off on Raikkonen Signs With Kyle Busch’s Truck Team
Pedley: Sorry But I Am Not Yet Getting The Point
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Not far from the coffee pot in the infield media center at Daytona International Speedway about 10 years ago, the late Bob Latford sat at small, white table wasting his time.
He reiterated points, he borrowed a pen and a sheet of notebook paper and scribbled what appeared to be numbers, […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 9:39 | 2 Comments
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Sammy Swindell held off Tim Kaeding to win the World of Outlaws inaugural event at Merced Speedway on Friday night.
Swindell, who won for the second time this season in his Big Game Treestands Maxim, said, “We’ve been a consistent top-five car all year long and tonight I just used my experience and put it to […]

Sat, 04/2/11 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Swindell Wins In Merced
Dixon Back In Form In Vegas
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Defending Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon raced took the provisional pole Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Cruz Pedregon and Mike Edwards also were qualifying leaders in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Dixon, who claimed one of his 12 season victories here […]

Fri, 04/1/11 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Dixon Back In Form In Vegas