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Reigning Funny Car world champion Ron Capps made the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals highlight reel and took home another Wally Trophy after winning his first national event of the 2017 season Sunday in Baytown, Texas.
Racing opposite Robert Hight in the final at Royal Purple Raceway, Capps was unaware that Hight had been disqualified for crossing […]

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Bowyer Edges Harvick To Win At Talladega
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – In many ways, it was like old times at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday evening. Richard Childress was back in his old spot, sitting in front of the media as the winning car owner in a Cup race at Talladega, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. was representing his family name […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Bowyer Edges Harvick To Win At Talladega
Race Day: Time For Some High Speed Drama
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The magic speed at Talladega Superspeedway in the years since restrictor plates were mandated at the track has been 200 mph. Hit that speed and teams, drivers and NASCAR start to sweat.
In the past, hitting that speed in practice has prompted NASCAR to switch plates to slow the cars during […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Race Day: Time For Some High Speed Drama
Force Hood Is P1 In Vegas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A mischievous Ashley Force Hood retained the No. 1 spot during Funny Car qualifications for the 10th annual NHRA Las Vegas Nationals Saturday, when an inordinate amount of oil-downs on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway tested the stamina of competitors and fans.
Force Hood posted her fifth pole of […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 5:57 | Comments Off on Force Hood Is P1 In Vegas
Ingram: Talladega Bound Once More
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – The Talladega Superspeedway is a spooky place.
Unlike my RacinToday.com colleague Rick Minter, I’m not quite religious enough to offer up a prayer when I head toward Alabama from Atlanta. But I tend to get a Revelations-like sense of foreboding when I reach the halfway point and cross […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Ingram: Talladega Bound Once More
Busch Noses Out Almirola For Controversial Win At TSS
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Kyle Busch dove under Aric Almirola as the two headed to the finish line, completed the pass and won the Mountain Dew 250 Fueled by Fred’s Camping World Truck Series at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon.
Busch’s truck was in full wiggle mode as he took the checkered flag. Its left wheels were pressed against – or […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 17:33 | Comments Off on Busch Noses Out Almirola For Controversial Win At TSS
Montoya On Pole At Talladega
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Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon with a quick lap of 184.640 mph.
The pole was the third of the season for the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing driver and the fifth of his career.
Montoya dedicated the pole to NASCAR director of corporate communications Jim Hunter, who died […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 13:43 | Comments Off on Montoya On Pole At Talladega
Talladega Is Extra Spooky This Weekend
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Halloween is going to be a whole lot scarier for a lot of folks Sunday.
Talladega Superspeedway, a 2.6-mile asphalt House of Horrors, is a known for lots of tricks and very few treats.
It’s a spooky place even with the lights on.
Things often go bump in the daytime – big, loud […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Talladega Is Extra Spooky This Weekend
Jim Hunter, Friend Of NASCAR Fans, Passes On
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Back in the day, it made editors very uncomfortable when their writers asked them if they could write something about the media or another media member. Journalists should just not write about journalists was the unwritten, though highly malleable, rule.
Over the next couple days, however, a lot of racing journalists […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Jim Hunter, Friend Of NASCAR Fans, Passes On
Schumacher Rips Into Vegas
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Tony Schumacher nailed the provisional pole position in Top Fuel Friday during the first day of qualifying for the Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The defending world champion stopped the clock in 3.812-seconds at a sizzling 325.14 mph during the second session and that was good enough for the No. […]

Fri, 10/29/10 – 21:45 | Comments Off on Schumacher Rips Into Vegas
Memo: Big Thanks To The Other Pro Sports
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
I would just like to take a few paragraphs to issue some words of thanks. They go out to other professional sports in America and are inspired by some recent headlines.
I thank those sports for making auto racing and racing fans look […]

Fri, 10/29/10 – 20:35 | 2 Comments