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Team-owner Don Schumacher has hired Khalid alBalooshi to begin driving the Sandvik Coromant/Red Fuel Top Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing beginning Friday during drag racing’s marquee event, the 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
alBalooshi, a resident of Los Angeles and citizen of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, replaces Spencer Massey for […]

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Four-Wide Crowns Four Champs
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John Force’s comeback season continued to come back in force on Monday as he won the Funny Car title in the inaugural Four Wide Nationals at zMAZ Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Cory McClenathan won in Top Fuel while Mike Edwards won Pro Stock and Matt Smith won Pro Stock Motorcyle in the rain-delayed event.
Force continued his […]

Mon, 03/29/10 – 14:16 | Comments Off on Four-Wide Crowns Four Champs
Power Wins Second Straight Race
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Driving for a juggernaut apparently has transformed Will Power into one.
Power claimed his second IZOD IndyCar Series victory in as many starts this season on Monday in the rain-delayed sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Power, the record-setting pole-sitter, held off Justin Wilson by 0.8244-of-a-second around the 1.8-mile, […]

Mon, 03/29/10 – 11:37 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Johnson To Continue Playing Spoiler?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
The speculation runs in both directions: The new rear spoiler may help Jimmie Johnson or it may hurt the dominance of his Hendrick Motorsports Chevy. I doubt it will make much difference one way or the other.
Back in the old days – when the rear […]

Mon, 03/29/10 – 11:16 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Martinsville
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Watching the rain delayed Goody’s Fast Relief 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Chat with him live here as he blogs the action as it occurs at Martinsville Speedway.

Mon, 03/29/10 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Martinsville
Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
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Rain has washed out Sunday’s events in three of the top auto-racing series of North America. All are in the Eastern time zone and all have been rescheduled for Monday.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has been reschedule for noon. The race will be carried live […]

Sun, 03/28/10 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
Race Day: Welcome To The Martinsville Auto Show
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Virtually nobody in the garages at Martinsville Speedway this weekend is expecting that replacing wings with spoilers on the cars is going to radically transform the quality of racing today.
But if cool looking cars are your thing, the prediction is that today’s Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 is going to […]

Sun, 03/28/10 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Race Day: Welcome To The Martinsville Auto Show
Final Foursomes Set At zMAX
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Cory McClenathan (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock), and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) won the poles for Sunday’s historic Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, N.C.
Sunday’s final eliminations also will follow a unique format in which the first two drivers across the finish line first in each four-car pairing […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Final Foursomes Set At zMAX
Harvick Takes Another Truck Victory
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Kevin Harvick won Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
It was Harvick’s second straight victory as he won at Atlanta Motor Speedway last time out. It was his second victory at Martinsville. He has now won six of the last 10 truck series events.
Harvick led 187 laps.
“Obviously the guys have done a […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 15:33 | Comments Off on Harvick Takes Another Truck Victory
Power Tops IndyCar Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Will Power of Team Penske continued his out-of-the-box domination of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series Saturday afternoon, winning the pole for today’s sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in record-setting fashion.
Power, winner of the season-opener two weeks ago on another temporary circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, toured the […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Power Tops IndyCar Qualifying
Hamlin To Have Knee Surgery
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Joe Gibbs Racing announced Saturday Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will undergo surgery on Monday, March 29 to repair the ACL in his left knee.
With the series having a bye after Sunday’s race at Martinville Speedway, it is expected that Hamlin will not have to […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Hamlin To Have Knee Surgery