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Police have found the Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Georgia.
The car was found in Loganville, Ga., north of Atlanta on Saturday.
Team Xtreme Racing had withdrawn from Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway because somebody had stolen the No. 44 Chevrolet.
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Kinser Headlines TSR Lineup
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Tony Stewart announced the lineup of drivers for his short track teams and it includes “The King”, Steve Kinser.
Four-time and reigning World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz, driver of Tony Stewart Racing’s No. 15 Armor All/STP/J&J machine, will vie for his fifth consecutive crown and will team with Sprint Car icon Kinser, who will chase [...]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 17:34 | Comments Off
Woody: Too Much Of A Good Thing?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Back on my grandfather’s farm there was this crazy old goat (no, I don’t mean my grandpa) who broke into the feed bin one night and literally ate himself sick.
I won’t go into the graphic details but let’s just say if you’ve ever seen a sick goat the vision sticks [...]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 14:27 | 4 Comments
Block Set To Kick Off Season
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This weekend, Ken Block and his newly formed Monster World Rally Team will debut their Ford Fiesta Rally America program at Sno*Drift in Atlanta, Mich. as they demonstrate their definition of fun.
Block and the Monster World Rally Team will campaign seven rally events in North America in 2010 for Ford, including the Summer X Games [...]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 9:31 | Comments Off
Top Rookie Massey Now Top Free Agent
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Fort Worth, Texas – Spencer Massey ended the 2009 drag racing season as the National Hot Rod Association’s top rookie competitor, and recipient of the prestigious Auto Club Road to the Future award.
But as baseball sage Yogi Berra once famously observed: “The future ain’t what it used to be.”
That hard fact was driven home for [...]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 9:15 | Comments Off
Ganassi Issues Warnings About The Future
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Chip Ganassi’s passion for auto racing started early.
When he was 5 years old, Ganassi’s father went to Indianapolis to take part in an equipment auction and took in the 1963 Indy 500 while he was there. The elder Ganassi came home with an 8 millimeter film of the race.
“I watched [...]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 7:54 | 2 Comments
‘The Axe’ Earns 24 Pole
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Max Angelelli prevailed in a back-and-forth battle in qualifying Thursday at Daytona International Speedway to capture the pole for the 48th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Angelelli secured the top position for the opening round of the 2010 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series with a lap of 1:40.827 (127.108 mph) in the No. 10 SunTrust Ford [...]

Thu, 01/28/10 – 17:54 | Comments Off
Danica’s Schedule Unveiled
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Danica Patrick will compete in 12 NASCAR Nationwide Series races with the possibility of 13 in her debut season with JR Motorsports, co-owner and general manager Kelley Earnhardt announced today.
The only event uncertain on Patrick’s schedule is the Feb. 13 season opener at Daytona International Speedway.  The car is entered in the event, but its [...]

Thu, 01/28/10 – 15:52 | One Comment
Jimmie In Grand-Am Wreck
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Jimmie Johnson was unhurt but his Grand-American Series car was badly wrecked during an accident Thursday in practice for the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway.
The four-time and defending Sprint Cup champion was driving the No. 99 Daytona Prototype for GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing.
Stallings said the incident twisted the chassis, with Jimmie Johnson bruised but OK.
“He [...]

Thu, 01/28/10 – 15:29 | Comments Off
George Closes Vision Racing
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Vision Racing, the team owned by Indy Racing League founder Tony George, has suspended operations and is not expected to compete in the upcoming IndyCar Series season.
The team is co-owned by actor Patrick Dempsey.
George’s stepson, Ed Carpenter, drove for the team, which was started in 2005 when George bought the assets of former IRL team [...]

Thu, 01/28/10 – 15:04 | 2 Comments
Koretsky, Stanfield Team Up
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Kenny Koretsky has been intertwined with NHRA Pro Stock racing for more than 25 years, but the words championship contenders were seldom uttered when discussing his teams.
But that is about to change.
The popular team owner announced Thursday that he, driver/engine builder Greg Stanfield and Indicom Electric owner Greg Hill, another factory hot rod enthusiast, have [...]

Thu, 01/28/10 – 14:52 | Comments Off