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Sebastian Vettel put an end to the years-long dominance of Mercedes AMG on Sunday when he drove his Ferrari to victory in the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
The victory marked the first time that anything other than a Mercedes had won the season-opening event since 2013.
Lewis Hamilton, who started on the pole […]

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Pedley: Proud/Sorry To Say Here Is How I Voted
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Charlotte, N.C. – For the second year in a row on Wednesday afternoon, I left the room where voting for the NASCAR Hall of Fame was held with a case of buyer’s remorse.
For the first time ever, it slowly occurred to me Wednesday that for as long as I hold […]

Wed, 10/13/10 – 18:14 | 5 Comments
Pearson Heads New Hall Of Fame Class
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Charlotte, N.C. – The NASCAR Hall of Fame grew by five members Wednesday as the voting for its second class was conducted in the Charlotte Convention Center.
The new members are David Pearson, Bobby Allison, Ned Jarrett, Bud Moore and Lee Petty.
The five new members join the inaugural class which was […]

Wed, 10/13/10 – 15:28 | One Comment
Woody: Can Stewart Turn Up The Heat?
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
While the rest of the field seems allergic to Jimmie Johnson’s rear bumper, there’s one driver who just might be able to muster a challenge to Mr. Invincible.
Tony Stewart. The driver called “Smoke.” (Who used to be called some other things back in his temper-tantrum days.)
Stewart won last Sunday’s race in […]

Tue, 10/12/10 – 12:36 | One Comment
Harris: Five Not Enough For Hall This Year, Either
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One of the great honors of my professional  life is being part of the voting committee for the NASCAR Hall of Fame. But, in this case, along with honor comes great responsibility.
A year ago, voting for the first class to go into the HoF, there was a great debate over whether Bill France Sr. and Bill […]

Tue, 10/12/10 – 5:22 | 6 Comments
Pedley: NASCAR Has An iProblem
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By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
There are certain drivers to whom you absolutely must listen when they speak about racing. Jeff Burton is the all-timer in that area. But Greg Biffle never fails to educate when he talks.
Last week, Biffle was asked about sinking TV ratings for NASCAR and he tossed a new – and […]

Mon, 10/11/10 – 17:22 | 5 Comments
Minter: The Choice For Chase Favorite Is An Easy One
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
A few observations as the Sprint Cup circuit head back to NASCAR’s traditional stomping grounds…
Picking a favorite in the Chase has become as easy as “1,2,3.”
That’s Jimmie Johnson’s respective finishes in the past three races, once he got his bad race – a 25th at New Hampshire – behind him. […]

Mon, 10/11/10 – 10:11 | Comments Off on Minter: The Choice For Chase Favorite Is An Easy One
Ingram: A Jaundiced Eye Follows Bowyer West
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Given that the Auto Club Speedway is not too far down Interstate 10 from Hollywood, it’s fair to say that Sunday’s Sprint Cup event was a Chevy Chase.
While Chevy entries dominated the top three positions at the finish and clinched the manufacturer’s championship, the fastest […]

Mon, 10/11/10 – 7:08 | Comments Off on Ingram: A Jaundiced Eye Follows Bowyer West
Dixon Edges McClenathan In Finals at Maple Grove Raceway
Larry Dixon raced to his 12th Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Cruz Pedregon, Dave Connolly and Andrew Hines also were winners at the fourth of six playoff races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.
Dixon was on […]

Sun, 10/10/10 – 18:58 | One Comment
Stewart Gets The Victory At Auto Club
Tony Stewart kept his hopes for the 2010 championship alive when he won the Pepsi Max 400 Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. on Sunday.
The victory was the second of the season for Stewart, who had started the day 10th in the 12-driver Chase and 127 points behind leader Jimmie Johnson.
He […]

Sun, 10/10/10 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Stewart Gets The Victory At Auto Club
Steve Kinser has been in contention for wins nearly every single time he has raced at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park in New York. He continued his dominance of “The Fast Track” on Saturday nigh,t winning the New Yorker 25 to score the 11th victory of his career at Rolling Wheels before a huge crowd on a […]

Sun, 10/10/10 – 8:51 | Comments Off on Kinser Fastest At ‘The Fast Track’