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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A return to Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis for a night race after a 13-year absence, and a multiyear agreement with historic Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, highlight the “16-plus-one” Verizon IndyCar Series schedule for 2017.
Stressing continuity, the calendar released Thursday in St. Louis includes a return of all venues […]

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Kyle Busch Becomes The King Of Corn Country
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Kyle Busch passed Kevin Harvick for the lead with 24 laps to go and went on to win the U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night.
Busch led 183 of the first 250 laps but surrendered the lead to Harvick on a pit stop with about 50 laps to go. Havrick […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 21:17 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Becomes The King Of Corn Country
Iowa Interested In Second Nationwide Date
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Newton, Iowa – Iowa Speedway has not formally requested a second Nationwide Series date in 2011.
But officials at the 7/8-mile oval that plays host to the second annual U.S. Cellular 250 tonight in front of a sold out crowd will gladly listen if NASCAR is willing to offer.
“We’re confident we’ll […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Iowa Interested In Second Nationwide Date
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Jason Sides dominated the World of Outlaws race at Ohsweken Speedway in Canada to get his his third win in four starts at the track.
For Sides, the $10,000 triumph was his fourth World of Outlaws A-Feature win of the season which is a career-high. He won in the series debut at Ohsweken in 2007 and […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Sides Thrives At Ohsweken
Racin’ News Today: Sadler Gets His First Truck Victory
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In racin’ news today:
Elliott Sadler held off Kasey Kahne after the second of two green-white-checkered restarts to win the Pocono Mountains 125 Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was Sadler’s first in the truck series.
Kahne finished second and Matt Crafton was third.
Sadler has now won races in all three of […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 10:28 | Comments Off on Racin’ News Today: Sadler Gets His First Truck Victory
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HAMPTON, Ga.  – Atlanta Motor Speedway has increased its list of fan-friendly hotels to 35 local partner hotels for the track’s Labor Day NASCAR night racing weekend.
Each partner facility guarantees a room rate of $120 or less without requiring a mutli-night stay during the Sept. 3-5 weekend. Because many hotels have limited availability for the […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 21:10 | Comments Off on Atlanta Motor Speedway Partners with 35 Fan-Friendly Hotels
Stewart Powers To Pocono Pole
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Tony Stewart won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway with a qualifying lap at 171.393 mph on Friday.
The pole for the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, was Stewart’s second of the season 12th of his career. Stewart, a two-time series champion, is looking for his first victory of 2010.
“Well, we’ve been […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 16:23 | Comments Off on Stewart Powers To Pocono Pole
Hamlin Talks About Fines
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On Friday at Pocono Raceway, Denny Hamlin met with the media for the first time since  it was reported that NASCAR was issuing secret fines to drivers who say things that the racing series feels are harmful to its brand.
Hamlin acknowledged that he was one of the two drivers issued fines – reportedly for $50,000 […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 15:07 | 3 Comments
Nashville Will Not Follow Gateway Out The Door
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Dover Motorsports has canceled next year’s NASCAR races at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Illinois, after closing the company’s Memphis track last year – a dismal reminder about the sport’s financial state of affairs.
However, another Dover track, Nashville Superspeedway, is making plans for the 2011 season and track spokesman Cliff […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 14:42 | One Comment
Memo: Believability Has Been Put On The Line
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
Friday morning at Pocono Raceway and Iowa Speedway, NASCAR’s top drivers are/have been, one by one, participating in what have come to be known as “hauler chats”. They will stand or sit in front of cameras and microphones and notepads and voice […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 8:42 | 2 Comments
Woody: Martin-Hendrick Mess May Get Ugly
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Mark Martin is a proud old warrior who has no intention of accepting a bum’s rush out the back door at Hendrick Motorsports.
He made that clear last week in a rare flare of temper after ESPN commentator Ray Evernham said Martin should gracefully – even gratefully – surrender his ride […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 8:00 | 27 Comments