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Spanish driver Fernando Alonso moved within one victory of accomplishing international auto racing’s triple crown on Sunday when he and his Toyota teammates won the overall championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Alonso, who has twice won the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco and is currently a full-time driver for the McLaren F1 […]

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Fine, Probation For Childress
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NASCAR has fined owner Richard Childress $150,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing – involved in an altercation in the garage area) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book.
The violation occurred following the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race June 4 at Kansas […]

Mon, 06/6/11 – 12:48 | 3 Comments
Top Fueler Massey Continues Winning Ways
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Spencer Massey raced to his second consecutive win of the season Sunday at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Mike Neff (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won in their categories at the eighth of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Massey drove […]

Mon, 06/6/11 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Top Fueler Massey Continues Winning Ways
Ingram: Childress Puts NASCAR In A Headlock
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Owning a Sprint Cup team is such a challenging undertaking that it’s required to be a labor of love as well as dedication. In a somewhat bizarre twist to this fact of racing life, team owner Richard Childress demonstrated his passion by pounding Kyle Busch in the garage […]

Mon, 06/6/11 – 6:46 | 12 Comments
Keselowski Has A Gas At Kansas Speedway
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Kansas City, Kan. – As the laps ticked away in Sunday’s STP 400 at Kansas Speedway, Brad Keselowski was just cruising along and easing his way into the corners to save fuel to clinch a second place finish.
A second-place would be a nice boost for a Sprint Cup season that, […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Keselowski Has A Gas At Kansas Speedway
Transcript: Mike Helton On Altercation At Kansas Speedway
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Kansas City, Kan. – NASCAR president Mike Helton met the press in the Kansas Speedway media center on Sunday morning. The subject was the altercation which occurred between driver Kyle Busch and team-owner Richard Childress following Saturday’s Nationwide Series race.
The following is the compete transcript of Helton’s press conference:
MIKE HELTON: Good morning. Let […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 11:37 | 3 Comments
Caution Debate Rolls On In Kansas Garages
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Kansas City, Kan. – Should the caution have come out after the first attempt at the green-white-checker finish started during last week’s Coca-Cola 600?
Depends who you talked to in the garages at Kansas Speedway this weekend.
“I am not in the business of calling races, so I don’t know if there […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 10:39 | 3 Comments
NASCAR Clears Busch In Brawl With Childress
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Kansas City, Kan. – Any penalties handed out by NASCAR as a result of Saturday afternoon’s physical confrontation at Kansas Speedway will be to team-owner Richard Childress. Kyle Busch apparently will not be sanctioned for his part in the confrontation.
That was what NASCAR president Mike Helton told the media during a brief press conference on […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 9:31 | Comments Off on NASCAR Clears Busch In Brawl With Childress
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Five days after surgery to fix a wrist injury, World of Outlaws driver Steve Kinser drove to victory on Saturday night at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., winning for the fifth time this season and the 566th time in his legendary career.
Kinser had been trying to track down Brian Brown for much of the […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 5:53 | One Comment
Allgaier Collects Win In Chicagoland NNS Race
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Justin Allgaier won the  STP 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
He got the victory with a Turner Motorsports car that ran out of fuel coming out of the final turn.
He beat Carl Edwards to the checkered flag after Edwards ran out of fuel while leading heading into the final turn.
Finishing third […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 21:30 | Comments Off on Allgaier Collects Win In Chicagoland NNS Race
Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown
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Cruz Pedregon raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took the top spots in their respective categories at the eighth of 22 events […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 21:02 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown