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Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

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Woody: Little Bobby Buys Little Bristol
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Perhaps its fitting that a racer known as “Little Bobby” should operate a race track known as “Little Bristol.”
That’s what has happened in Carthage, Tenn., located 60 miles east of Nashville, where it was announced this week that Bobby Hamilton Jr. has bought Riverview Speedway.
The quarter-mile paved track is called […]

Thu, 09/23/10 – 9:28 | Comments Off on Woody: Little Bobby Buys Little Bristol
Minter: Lots Of Questions Surround Penalty
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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There are lots of questions out there surrounding the penalties placed on Clint Bowyer and his No. 33 team, penalties that not only dropped him from second to last in the Chase standings but also likely took him out of the running for the title.
Besides the 185 points he has […]

Thu, 09/23/10 – 6:59 | One Comment
NASCAR Penalizes Bowyer, Team
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR has come down hard on Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer and his team after a post-race inspection found the No. 33 Richard Childress Racing car to be illegal.
Bowyer, a Chase driver, was fined 150 championship points. His crew chief, Shane Wilson, was suspended for six races and fined […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 15:24 | One Comment
Childress Has More Young Talent In The Pipeline
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Ty Dillon insists that his career path was not set for him in the maternity ward and sketeched out by his family on the back of his birth certificate.
He is not one of those drivers who was in a kart by his sixth birthday and piling […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 9:00 | Comments Off on Childress Has More Young Talent In The Pipeline
Woody: The Thrill Of The Chase
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It is, as they say, a whole new ballgame.
Darkhorse Clint Bowyer scrambled NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship like a platter of Waffle House eggs with last Sunday’s victory at New Hampshire Speedway.
Bowyer, who squeezed into to 12-driver field in last past, soared all the way up to second.
That’s the thrill of the Chase: it offers […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Woody: The Thrill Of The Chase
Woody: Non-Chasers Are Still Racers
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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During one of last season’s Chase for the Championship races a commentator complained that some of the “other” drivers were racing the Chasers too hard.
They weren’t moving over, getting out of way and conceding the track to the 12 Chase drivers who were contending for the championship. The commentator hoped that […]

Tue, 09/21/10 – 8:58 | One Comment
NHRA Notes: Drivers Love Billy Meyer’s Place
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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During a time when new stick-and-ball stadiums continue to raise the “wow factor” for fans and competitors, Texas Motorplex remains the standard for big-time drag racing.
Track-owner Billy Meyer’s facility in Ennis will play host to the 25th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals Thursday through Sunday, and a pair […]

Tue, 09/21/10 – 6:45 | One Comment
Harris: Two Drivers Who Haven’t Who Should Have
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Bobby Allison was considered one of the best of all time in NASCAR long before he won his first and only championship in what was then Winston Cup.
Allison began racing in NASCAR’s top stock car series in 1961, but he didn’t win that title until 1983 at the age of […]

Mon, 09/20/10 – 7:17 | One Comment
Ingram: Chase Coughs To Life In New Hampshire
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From The Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Well, I guess it’s better to have a cough rather than to run stone cold and out of gas.
Clint Bowyer’s carburetor got a catch in its throat during the opening round of NASCAR’s championship playoffs and ended up winning as a result of bogged down […]

Mon, 09/20/10 – 6:45 | Comments Off on Ingram: Chase Coughs To Life In New Hampshire
Dixon Builds On Countdown Lead
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Larry Dixon, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson and LE Tonglet captured division wins at Sunday’s NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing series race at zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C.
The O’Reilly Nationals at zMax are the second race of the six-race Countdown to 1 playoff.
Dixon won in Top Fuel, Pedregon in Funny Car, Anderson in Pro Stock and […]

Sun, 09/19/10 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Dixon Builds On Countdown Lead