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FORT WORTH, Texas – INDYCAR’s annual aero package conundrum for Texas Motor Speedway likely won’t be solved at the end of a two-day Firestone tire test on Thursday. But any open-wheel fan longing for a return to pack racing with “grandma” and assorted “wankers” needs to get up-to-speed.
“That’s not going to happen,” reigning Indianapolis 500 [...]

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Buckler Wheeling In Grand-Am, Dealing in Sprint Cup
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Hampton, Ga. – It’s been quite a week for TRG Motorsports owner Kevin Buckler, literally a wheeler and a dealer. On the same day he  drove his Porsche around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Buckler signed up a series champion for his Sprint Cup team.
The former Rolex 24 at Daytona winner [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off
Gong Show Winner Darnell Answers The Big Bell
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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One of the winners of the old Roush Racing “Gong Show” tryouts is finally getting his chance to prove himself in a Sprint Cup car.
Erik Darnell, the 2005 winner of the contest that won him a ride in a Roush truck, is running the first of seven races this season [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 8:32 | Comments Off
Skinner Gathers Moss A Truck Victory
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The NFL season has not yet started but New England Patriot wide receiver Randy Moss already has a victory.
It came in Newton, Iowa on Saturday night and it came as a NASCAR-teamowner as his Camping World Truck Series team and driver dominated the Lucas Oil 200.
Behind the wheel of the Randy Moss Motorsport Toyota Tundra [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 8:00 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Atlanta
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the Pep Boys Auto 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here as he live blogs Flag to Flag from Atlanta Motor Speedway

Sun, 09/6/09 – 8:00 | 48 Comments
Jason Meyers Wins Finale at Skagit Speedway
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Alger, WA— September 5, 2009—For the second consecutive season, Jason Meyers found himself leading the finale of the annual two-day World of Outlaws event at Skagit Speedway in Washington on a lap-32 restart with Joey Saldana lining up behind him. The end result was the opposite of one year ago, as Meyers would keep the [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 6:00 | Comments Off
U.S. Nationals Is Tour De Force
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The 2009 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals is turning into the John Force Racing show as the top four qualifiers through the first three rounds of qualifying in the Funny Car division race are JFR drivers.
Robert Hight leads that bunch, and behind him are Ashley Force Hood, Mike Neff and John Force.
“First off, 1, 2, 3, [...]

Sat, 09/5/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Harvick Powers to Nationwide Victory
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Kevin Harvick’s thorough domination of Saturday’s Degree V12 Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway made one wonder whether he had a V-12 engine under the hood while his competitors ran the standard V-8s.
Harvick, driving the No. 33 Chevrolet that he owns and drives, was so strong that [...]

Sat, 09/5/09 – 21:00 | Comments Off
Minter: Notes from Atlanta
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Truex Knocks Chase Contenders From AMS Pole, Stewart on Danica, Chevy Boss Promises Continued Support

The NASCAR cream is rising to the top, well almost to the top. Saturday’s qualifying session at Atlanta Motor Speedway saw eight of the top 10 starting spots go to drivers contending for berths in the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup, which begins after next Saturday’s race at Richmond International Raceway.

Sat, 09/5/09 – 18:10 | 2 Comments
Truex Jr. On Pole For Pep Boys Auto 500
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Martin Truex Jr. won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Pep Boys Auto 500 with a lap of 30.106 seconds, 184.149 mph. This is his third pole in 142 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. This is his second pole and sixth top-10 start in 2009.
His first pole of 2009 was for the Daytona 500. [...]

Sat, 09/5/09 – 17:12 | Comments Off
Earnhardt Jr. Takes NNS Pole At Atlanta
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Degree V12 300 with a lap of 31.840 seconds, 174.121 mph. This is his 10th pole in 113 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. Earnhardt’s last pole came on Aug. 27, 2004 at Bristol, 29 starts (175 races) ago.
Kevin Harvick (second) posted his 14th top-10 start [...]

Sat, 09/5/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off