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Hot fun in the summertime won’t sound or smell like old times in Englishtown, N.J., in 2018.
Family-owned Old Bridge Township Raceway Park has informed National Hot Rod Association officials the facility will not stage either quarter-mile or eighth-mile drag racing this season, immediately dropping the 49th annual NHRA Summernationals from the Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

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Worsham Gets First Top Fuel Win
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Del Worsham defeated seven-time champion Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher in the Top Fuel final round of the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals Sunday at Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, Fla.
In doing so, Worsham became the 15th driver in NHRA history to win races in Top Fuel and Funny Car.
The other winners at the second of 22 […]

Sun, 03/13/11 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Worsham Gets First Top Fuel Win
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Craig Dollansky drove away from the field on Saturday night in the 35-lap Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chino, Calif.
“This truly is a team effort,” said Dollansky, a native of Elk River, Minn., who led all 35 laps to win in his Big Game Treestands/ Aggressive Hydraulics Maxim. “We had a few […]

Sun, 03/13/11 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Dollansky Pockets Silver Dollar Win
Sturbin: Odd Marketing Plans Smell Of Desperation
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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There is reason to believe Formula One powerbroker Bernie Ecclestone has contracted a serious case of cabin fever during the recently extended offseason.
Or, maybe it’s just evidence of the onset of dementia.
This has nothing to do with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s decision to withdraw as host of the season-opening Grand […]

Sun, 03/13/11 – 8:19 | 4 Comments
Kahne Trucks To Win In Darlington
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Kasey Kaney led the most laps and won the Too Tough To Tame 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway Saturday evening.
Kahne, making just his fourth start in the series, was driving a truck owned by Kyle Busch Motorsports.
He led 96 of the 147 laps.
It was Kahne’s third  victory in those four truck […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 19:28 | Comments Off on Kahne Trucks To Win In Darlington
Kurt Busch In The Show At The Gatornationals
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After a shaky NHRA Full Throttle Series debut on Friday, 2004 NASCAR champion Kurt Busch qualified solidly into the 16-car Pro Stock field on Saturday with 6.532-second pass at 211.46 mph.
Busch ended the day qualified No. 12 and he will have as interesting a matchup as he could draw in Erica Enders, the 27-year old […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch In The Show At The Gatornationals
Minter: In Search Of The Next Trevor Bayne
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Among the many good things that have come from Trevor Bayne’s victory in the Daytona 500 is its fueling of the discussion about who will be the sport’s next Trevor Bayne, the next little-known driver to rise to prominence.
For racing insiders, Bayne was anything but little- known before he drove […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 10:59 | 5 Comments
Hornaday Can Show He’s Tougher Than Darlington
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Ron Hornaday Jr. is a racer. You know: Put him on a track, wrap his fingers around a steering wheel, watch him go. And he doesn’t normally get too worked up about the location of the tracks you put him on. Except this weekend.
Hornaday, a veteran of 500 races in NASCAR’s top three series, will […]

Sat, 03/12/11 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Hornaday Can Show He’s Tougher Than Darlington
Hagan Stays Hot In Florida
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Matt Hagan continued his torrid run dating back to the end of last year by earning the provisional No. 1 qualifier spot in Funny Car on the first day of qualifying at the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals Friday in Gainsville, Fla.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the second of 22 races in […]

Fri, 03/11/11 – 18:36 | Comments Off on Hagan Stays Hot In Florida
Like It Or Not, Danica Assigned New Engineer
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Included in this package: Danica Patrick given new engineer; Firestone to stay in IndyCar afterall; Open test in Alabama; Race fields to be capped; Conway returns; Sam Schmidt  to IndyCar.
Two-days of open testing at Barber Motorsports Park next week will serve as an accelerated meet-and-greet between IZOD IndyCar Series star Danica Patrick and her revised […]

Fri, 03/11/11 – 14:42 | Comments Off on Like It Or Not, Danica Assigned New Engineer
Busch Will Attempt To Go Straight This Weekend
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Kurt Busch last raced as a rookie a decade ago, when he made the career-altering leap from NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series to a full-time Sprint Cup ride with team-owner Jack Roush.
One championship and 22 Cup victories later, Busch is poised to join a distinguished list of NASCAR stars who have crossed-over to NHRA drag […]

Fri, 03/11/11 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Busch Will Attempt To Go Straight This Weekend