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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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In Racin’ News today:
Eight spectators were killed after a truck competing in the California 200 off-road race rolled into the crowd.
Reports say that at least 12 other spectators were injured, some seriously.
The crash took place early Saturday evening in San Bernadino County northeast of Los Angeles.
According to reports, the truck took a jump, came down […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Racin News: Eight Fans Killed
Race Day: Chase Talk Moves To Front Burner
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR has entered that period of the season when it is no longer possible for its teams and drivers to brush aside questions about the 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
The playoffs are in the competitors’ faces. Questions about the Chase can no longer be dealt with by such […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 8:44 | One Comment
Keselowski Beats New Best Buddy In Michigan
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Cage-match, fists dipped in broken glass-style feud? What cage match, fists dipped in broken glass-style feud?
Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards played nice on the race track in the Nationwide Series Carfax 250 on Saturday. And then, after Keselowski creamed Edwards on a restart with nine laps to go and went […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 7:59 | One Comment
Bodine Hangs On At Darlington
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Todd Bodine won the Too Tough To Tame 200 Camping World Truck Series Race at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night.
The victory was the third of the season for Bodine, who is he series points leader.
“We got it going on,” Bodine, who also won last weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, said.
The victory was the 20th of Bodine’s […]

Sat, 08/14/10 – 20:46 | Comments Off on Bodine Hangs On At Darlington
Kalitta On Top At Brainerd
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Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta earned his second No. 1 qualifying berth in the last four races Saturday at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season – and final race in the Countdown to […]

Sat, 08/14/10 – 17:44 | Comments Off on Kalitta On Top At Brainerd
Franchitti Could Still Knock Out Power
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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IndyCar points-leader Will Power exited Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course last Sunday as winner of the inaugural Mario Andretti Road Course Championship, and with the knowledge that Dario Franchitti is lurking.
Always lurking.
Franchitti, the two-time and reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion, put his considerable road-racing skills on display en route to winning […]

Sat, 08/14/10 – 15:20 | Comments Off on Franchitti Could Still Knock Out Power
Keselowski Grabs P1 At MIS
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Brad Keselowski won the pole on Saturday morning for Saturday afternoon’s Carfax Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Keselowski, the series’ runaway points leader, posted a fast lap of 179.556 mph in his Penske Racing Dodge.
The pole was the fourth of the season in the series for Keselowski, who also has three victories.
Eighteen-year-old Ryan Truex, making […]

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Bernstein, Force Hood are No. 1 in Brainerd
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Brandon Bernstein put himself into position to collect his first pole position of 2010 after Friday’s first qualifying session at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season – and final race in the Countdown […]

Fri, 08/13/10 – 20:36 | Comments Off on Bernstein, Force Hood are No. 1 in Brainerd
Kahne Wins Pole at MIS
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Kasey Kahne notched his second Sprint Cup pole of the season Friday when he laid down the quickest qualifying lap at Michigan International Speedway.
Kahne, whose only other pole in 2010 came at the Infineon Raceway road course, turned a lap at 187.183 mph.
It was the 18th pole of his career. It came on the week […]

Fri, 08/13/10 – 16:13 | Comments Off on Kahne Wins Pole at MIS
Roush Q and A: ‘I Feel Very Lucky’
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Jack Roush, owner of Roush Fenway Racing, returned to a race track Friday for the first time since he was seriously injured in an airplane crash in Oshkosh, Wis.
Roush, who was released from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota earlier in the week, held a short press conference at Michigan International Speedway.
Here is the transcript of […]

Fri, 08/13/10 – 15:50 | One Comment