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Multiple NHRA Pro Stock world champions Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Erica Enders have rejoined the Bowtie Brigade.
Elite Motorsports team-owner Richard Freeman announced at the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis that Coughlin and Enders will compete for the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock crown in a pair of RJ Racecars-built Chevrolet Camaros.
The […]

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Busch Gets Truck Pole
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Kyle Busch won the pole for the Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Saturday morning with a fast lap at 130.029 mph.
The pole was the fifth of the season for Busch, who also has four victories in 10 starts.
Fellow Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick was second fastest in qualifying for Saturday […]

Sat, 09/18/10 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Busch Gets Truck Pole
Media Poll: And The Winner Will Be…
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Everybody has opinions, but only media members have outlets in which to express them.
With the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship beginning this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, RacinToday asked members of the media who cover NASCAR to gives us their choice for the winner of this year’s championship.
And it went like this (sorry […]

Sat, 09/18/10 – 10:52 | One Comment
IndyCar Notes: Smoother Trip For Briscoe
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Motegi, Japan – Ryan Briscoe, whose pursuit of the 2009 IZOD IndyCar Series championship ended embarrassingly at the exit of Twin Ring Motegi’s pit road, had no issues with the egg-shaped, 1.5-mile racing layout Saturday.
Briscoe topped the second, one-hour afternoon practice for Sunday’s Indy Japan 300 at 200.894 mph to […]

Sat, 09/18/10 – 6:52 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Smoother Trip For Briscoe
Cory Mac Tops in Top Fuel
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Cory McClenathan continued his push for his first NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Championship with a strong run to lead the Top Fuel field during the first day of qualifying at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Other provisional number one qualifiers were Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Greg Anderson […]

Fri, 09/17/10 – 21:31 | Comments Off on Cory Mac Tops in Top Fuel
Japanese Fans Remember Danica’s ‘Big Night’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Motegi, Japan –  Danica Patrick admittedly continues to struggle through “just a tough year”  that has seen her add an abbreviated NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule to her fulltime IndyCar Series job with Andretti Autosport.
But don’t try telling that to her Japanese fans. Twin Ring Motegi remains the site of Danica’s […]

Fri, 09/17/10 – 21:25 | Comments Off on Japanese Fans Remember Danica’s ‘Big Night’
Troxel’s Career Gets A Funny Bounce Back
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – Melanie Troxel is a woman on a mission. The Funny Car driver may not be in the ranks of the Countdown to One, but that hasn’t reduced her resolve.
“Logic says that the better cars are the ones that make the Countdown and that have been running well […]

Fri, 09/17/10 – 17:35 | Comments Off on Troxel’s Career Gets A Funny Bounce Back
Keselowski On Pole In Loudon
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Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Keselowski, a non participant in the 12-driver, 10-race Chase – which begins with this weekend’s event – turned his fast lap at 133.572 mph. It was a track record.
It was also the first pole of […]

Fri, 09/17/10 – 15:29 | Comments Off on Keselowski On Pole In Loudon
Power Takes His Title Fight To Motegi
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Motegi, Japan – If Will Power secures the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series driver’s championship without ever winning on an oval, he will do so sans apology.
“If I win the championship, I won’t let that bother me at all. Not one bit,” Power said in the paddock at Twin Ring […]

Fri, 09/17/10 – 12:51 | Comments Off on Power Takes His Title Fight To Motegi
Pedley: Victories Are Priority No. 2 In The Chase
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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If it’s an argument you’re looking for, tell a Sprint Cup driver that his series is more about points racing than racing for victories. Then, step back, accept the blindfold and wait for the fusillade of indignation.
But judging just from the sounds emanating from driver interviews this week, points racing […]

Fri, 09/17/10 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Pedley: Victories Are Priority No. 2 In The Chase
Sturbin: Notes On Racing IndyCars In Japan
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan – When I was a big-time boxing writer, Europe was my playground.
Actually, Europe was the playground of undisputed welterweight (147-pound) champion Donald Curry of Fort Worth. Curry’s career became my “beat” in the early 1980s while I was a sports writer at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.  As […]

Thu, 09/16/10 – 10:19 | Comments Off on Sturbin: Notes On Racing IndyCars In Japan