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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Kalitta, Hight, Johnson And Hines Win Mile High Nationals
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Allen Johnson raced to his first Pro Stock victory of the season and his third win in the last four years at Bandimere Speedway to finish off a successful weekend for his team Sunday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 19:28 | One Comment
France Talks Schedule, Chase And Changes
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis –  NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian Francemade a surprise appearance in front of the assembled media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway late Sunday morning to field questions on a variety of topics.
Below is a complete transcript of his Q&A:
Q. As you probably know, Ryan Dennis, the chairman of McLaren, is […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 18:42 | 2 Comments
Brickyard Notes: No Laps For Sadler
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Indianapolis – The action got fast and furious during the first lap of Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
That’s when Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Toyota stepped out of line in Turn 2 and made contact with Sam Hornish’s Dodge.
The contact triggered a seven-car pileup, which left Elliott Sadler and […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 18:07 | 4 Comments
McMurray Adds Brickyard To List of Victories
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jamie McMurray became king of the Sprint Cup Series’ big events Sunday when he won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
With Sunday’s victory, McMurray joined Jimmie Johnson and Dale Jarrett as the only drivers to win both the Brickyard and Daytona 500 in the same year.
Kevin Harvick, the series […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 15:18 | 2 Comments
IRL Notes: Power In, Duno In Trouble
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Points-leader Will Power led a Team Penske front-row sweep during qualifications Saturday for the Honda Indy Edmonton, as IZOD IndyCar Series officials took the virtually unprecedented step of placing Milka Duno on probation for being a moving chicane.
Power, the defending event champion, earned his sixth pole of the season via a lap of 1:00.7126/116.991 mph […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 14:10 | Comments Off on IRL Notes: Power In, Duno In Trouble
Race Day: Time For Sprint Cup To Hit The Bricks
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – The specter of what happened a week ago at a small, out of the way race track which was hosting a race in NASCAR’s second tier series has been hanging over one of NASCAR’s showcase events this weekend.
It’s the specter of “Gateway”.
When Sprint Cup drivers at Indianapolis Motor […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Race Day: Time For Sprint Cup To Hit The Bricks
Finals Set At Mile High
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Antron Brown, Matt Hagan, Allen Johnson and Michael Phillips will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ Mile High Nationals near Denver.
The race at Bandimere Speedway is the final stop of the three-race Western Swing and the penultimate race in the […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 4:38 | Comments Off on Finals Set At Mile High
NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Clermont, Ind. – A week after punting Brad Keselowski to win in St. Louis, a gentler and kinder Carl Edwards showed up in the suburbs of Indianapolis Saturday night.
A green-white-checkered finish to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kroger 200 at O’Reilly Raceway Park gave Edwards an opportunity to line up alongside […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 4:32 | Comments Off on NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
Busch wins at ORP
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Kyle Busch held off Carl Edwards  at O’Reilly Raceway Park Saturday night.
His first place finish at the Kroger 200 was his fifth win in his last six starts in the Nationwide series.
Aric Almirola finished third. Trevor Bayne and Reed Sorenson rounded out the top five.

Sat, 07/24/10 – 21:10 | Comments Off on Busch wins at ORP
Pedley: Martin Just Says No To Classlessness
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – This wasn’t the way the 2010 season was supposed to go for Mark Martin and his fans. This was supposed to be the season their personal demons were sent scurrying into the night.
Instead, it is Martin, NASCAR’s symbol for what we all wish stock car racing were like, […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 18:14 | 2 Comments