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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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Bodine Fastest in Joliet
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Todd Bodine on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race.
Bodine, the series points leader, posted a time of 31.063 seconds at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.
His speed of 173.840 mph was a new track record.
Austin Dillon was second quickest in the session with a lap in 31.097 seconds.
James Buescher […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Bodine Fastest in Joliet
Briscoe Rides To Peak Pole
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Ryan Briscoe on Friday won the pole for this weekend’s Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil 300 IZOD IndyCar Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The Team Penske driver’s speed was 216.346 mph.
“The car today was just spot on,” said Briscoe, who won from the pole at Texas Motor Speedway in early June. “I didn’t want to be […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 15:26 | Comments Off on Briscoe Rides To Peak Pole
Ganassi Drivers Hope Power Is Circling The Drain
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Back during the days when American open-wheel racing was going through its civil war, then-CART driver Dario Franchitti didn’t hide his dislike for driving really fast cars right next to concrete walls on oval race tracks.
Having raced on nothing but road courses during his career, that dislike of ovals was […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Ganassi Drivers Hope Power Is Circling The Drain
Hood: Cup Gets Shuffled To The Rear By TV
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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If memory serves me correctly, the late Davey Allison injured his wrist by pounding his fist against the team hauler following a Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway in the early 1990s.
Realizing he had a car capable of winning, the second-generation driver from Alabama was livid that he been shuffled […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 7:14 | 6 Comments
McClenathan, Tasca Top Testing
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Cory McClenathan powered his FRAM Dragster to a performance better than both ends of the current Top Fuel track record at O’Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis Thursday during Day 2 of testing for the 56th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil.
NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series teams utilized the open test session […]

Fri, 08/27/10 – 6:46 | Comments Off on McClenathan, Tasca Top Testing
Conquest Adds Scheckter
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Conquest Racing has added Tomas Scheckter to its lineup for the IZOD IndyCar Series Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil 300 at at Chicagoland Speedway.
The South African driver has 100 plus starts in the open-wheel racing series. Since his first Indy car race in 2002, he has gone on to claim 43 top-tens including a couple […]

Thu, 08/26/10 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Conquest Adds Scheckter
Testing For U.S. Nationals Gets Under Way
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Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Andrew Hines were quickest in their respective categories Wednesday during the first of two days of National Hot Rod Association open testing at O’Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis.
NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series teams are utilizing the two-day session to prepare for the 56th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented […]

Thu, 08/26/10 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Testing For U.S. Nationals Gets Under Way
Jacques Hopes To Be Nimble, Quick At Montreal
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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There was a time when Jacques Villeneuve owned the city of Montreal.
When the driver from Quebec was racing in Formula One, whether he was winning races or struggling for points finishes, Villeneuve was THE driver when Formula One came to town. He was a favorite target of the paparazzi and […]

Thu, 08/26/10 – 6:48 | Comments Off on Jacques Hopes To Be Nimble, Quick At Montreal
Busch Wrecked By Fan At Karting Event
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Olathe, Kan. – Kyle Busch’s adventurous week continued on Wednesday when he was dumped hard by a fan during a go-karting event set up by Kansas Speedway.
One witness, who said he was behind the incident when it took place, said one of the fans sharing the track during the publicity […]

Wed, 08/25/10 – 15:23 | Comments Off on Busch Wrecked By Fan At Karting Event
Woody: Busch Loves Being The Villain – For Now
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Every sport needs a villain, and Kyle Busch seems to delight in filling the bill in NASCAR.
Busch is the most exciting racer on the track, and arguably the most talented. He is also the most controversial and cantankerous, the driver that fans and fellow drivers love to loathe.
Kyle’s the best […]

Wed, 08/25/10 – 7:58 | 10 Comments