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Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

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Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Larry Dixon, Ashley Force Hood, Greg Stanfield and LE Tonglet were crowned champions at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ Mac Tools U.S. Nationals on Monday afternoon.
Dixon is a repeat winner in Top Fuel while Force Hood won last year’s Nationals in Funny Car at O’Reilly Raceway Park.
Stanfield in […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs
Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Clermont, Ind. – It was early evening at O’Reilly Raceway Park and fans who had sat through a full day of sportsman racing and pro qualifying at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals were headed out the gates and into a traffic jam.
Inside the media center, reporters were headed back to […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year
Ingram: Parting Such Bittersweet Sorrow In Atlanta
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Hampton, Ga. – It was readily apparent that the quality of racing has little influence on decisions about the calendar and the schedule in the Sprint Cup in the current era. There was a time, of course, when the show made a difference.
Predictably, this year’s Labor Day weekend race produced […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Ingram: Parting Such Bittersweet Sorrow In Atlanta
Tony Stewart Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane
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Tony Stewart took the lead just after a restart with 24 laps to go, held the lead on another restart with 18 laps to go and went on to win the Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday night.
The victory was the first of the season for the two-time Sprint Cup champion and his […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Tony Stewart Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane
Field For Final Show Of Big Go Set In Indy
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The field for the final eliminations for drag racing’s biggest event – the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil – were set Sunday at O’Reilly Raceway Park in the Indianapolis suburb of Clermont, Ind.
Defending world champion Mike Edwards raced to the No. 1 qualifying spot in Pro Stock.
Also winning poles were Larry Dixon […]

Sun, 09/5/10 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Field For Final Show Of Big Go Set In Indy
Race Day: AMS Is A Chase To The Chase Place
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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With just tonight’s Emory Healthcare 500 and next weekend’s race in Richmond remaining in the Chase to the Chase, it looks as thought the fight for the 12th and final playoff berth is a three-driver affair.
Those three are Clint Bowyer, who is currently 12th; Jamie McMurray, who is 100 points […]

Sun, 09/5/10 – 11:34 | Comments Off on Race Day: AMS Is A Chase To The Chase Place
Minter: Golden Memories Of Racing In Atlanta
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – With Atlanta Motor Speedway celebrating its Golden Anniversary it’s natural to look back on your own personal experiences over the years, especially if you live within earshot of the track.
Standing in the garage Saturday afternoon, looking across the way at the backstretch, which once was the frontstretch, […]

Sun, 09/5/10 – 9:33 | Comments Off on Minter: Golden Memories Of Racing In Atlanta
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The tight points race in the World of Outlaws got even tighter after Saturday night’s race at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash.
Steve Kinser and Joey Saldana have been neck and neck on the track and in the standings for much of the season. At Skagit, the duo traded the lead a couple of times but Kinser […]

Sun, 09/5/10 – 7:32 | Comments Off on Kinser Wins, Closes At Skagit
Castroneves Wins, Race Tightens At Kentucky
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Helio Castroneves now knows both sides of what it’s like to play the fuel at Kentucky Speedway.
Denied a victory on the 1.5-mile oval when he ran out of fuel heading to the checkered flag in 2008, Castroneves collaborated with Team Penske president Tim Cindric on an ethanol-stingy strategy that won the IZOD IndyCar Series’ Kentucky […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 21:41 | Comments Off on Castroneves Wins, Race Tightens At Kentucky
Dixon Roars To Top At U.S. Nationals
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Larry Dixon took teh qualifying lead Saturday at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil, capping a record-setting day of performances at the world’s most prestigious drag race.
Matt Hagan, Jeg Coughlin and Andrew Hines also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event, the first of […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 21:03 | Comments Off on Dixon Roars To Top At U.S. Nationals