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Erica Enders’ pursuit of a second consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championship figures to receive a high-profile boost this weekend, when five-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. rolls out of a self-imposed retirement and into the staging lanes at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.
Sitting between multiple world champions Greg Anderson and Jason line in the point standings, […]

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Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Safety and excitement tend to be mutually exclusive concepts when it comes to racing. Unlike love and marriage, it just seems that when it comes to safety and excitement, you can’t have one with the other.
In today’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, that theory will be tested as […]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?
Bourdais Spins, Rival Peugeot Wins at Sebring
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Sebring, Fla. – It was fitting that an armadillo ambled onto the track shortly after sunset during the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring – and then safely made it to the other side of the wide expanse of concrete at Turn 17. This was one wacky race, although typical of the difficult conditions that […]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 0:04 | 2 Comments
Ugly Wreck Mars Legends Race
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A scary crash in a race for retired NASCAR drivers at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon resulted in unspecified injuries to Larry Pearson and Charlie Glotzbach.
Both were knocked unconscious in the crash and were transported to a hospital.
Pearson and Glotzbach were injured when Glotzbach’s car slammed into the driver-side door of Pearson’s car as Pearson […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 18:34 | 10 Comments
Allgaier Captures First Nationwide Victory
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Justin Allgaier held off Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski to win the Scotts Turf Builder 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the first of Allgaier’s Nationwide Series career.
“Couldn’t be happier to be here. Unbelievable,” Allgaier said. “I hope this is the first of many.”
Keselowski, who had won the pole for the […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 16:08 | One Comment
Peugeot Looking Good At Sebring
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Sebring, Fla. – The high-tech cars are often considered the stars in sports car racing. Judging by a circuit packed with all manner of vehicles and fans on foot, the phenomenal Peugeot 908 HDi’s continue to draw a crowd despite the absence of Audi from the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for the first […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 15:39 | 3 Comments
Fantasy Racing: Bristol
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Food City 500
Bristol Motor Speedway
Sunday March 21, 1PM ET, Fox
Race Facts: Bristol’s two pit roads are considered one under caution, but are separate during green. That tends to bite drivers in the butt, so odds are someone will get the rules confused on Sunday… The1971 race didn’t have any cautions. The first 50 laps Sunday […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 11:06 | One Comment
NASCAR Meets With Combatants
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NASCAR met with drivers Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski and their team owners on Saturday morning to talk about their on-going feud.
Afterward some of those involved talked about the meeting.
Edwards said the meeting went well.
“I think the biggest thing coming out of that meeting is that now, I think, Brad and I understand one another […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 9:45 | One Comment
Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Apparently it is not just Carl Edwards who has cancelled his membership in the Brad Keselowski fan club. Judging from comments issued by other drivers at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, Bad Brad may not exactly be walking among friends as he roams the garages these days.
Jimmie Johnson, for example, […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?
Saldana Bulls To Victory
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Joey Saldana was good again on the high banks of Volunteer Speedway in Bull Gap, Tenn. Friday as he opened Kasey’s King of Bulls Gap Presented By Budweiser with a victory there.
Saldana picked up his second consecutive win with the World of Outlaws at Volunteer Speedway and the third victory of his career at the […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Saldana Bulls To Victory
Minter: Stewart Is On A Media Room Tear
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – Tony Stewart, the driver who seems to have interpreted NASCAR’s directive to “Have at it” as instructions to launch a season-long string of insults aimed at the print media, was back at it on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Quite ironically, the one reporter he seemed to have […]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 6:52 | 9 Comments