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Reigning Funny Car world champion Ron Capps made the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals highlight reel and took home another Wally Trophy after winning his first national event of the 2017 season Sunday in Baytown, Texas.
Racing opposite Robert Hight in the final at Royal Purple Raceway, Capps was unaware that Hight had been disqualified for crossing […]

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Ingram: A Jaundiced Eye Follows Bowyer West
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Given that the Auto Club Speedway is not too far down Interstate 10 from Hollywood, it’s fair to say that Sunday’s Sprint Cup event was a Chevy Chase.
While Chevy entries dominated the top three positions at the finish and clinched the manufacturer’s championship, the fastest […]

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Dixon Edges McClenathan In Finals at Maple Grove Raceway
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Larry Dixon raced to his 12th Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Cruz Pedregon, Dave Connolly and Andrew Hines also were winners at the fourth of six playoff races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.
Dixon was on […]

Sun, 10/10/10 – 18:58 | One Comment
Stewart Gets The Victory At Auto Club
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Tony Stewart kept his hopes for the 2010 championship alive when he won the Pepsi Max 400 Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. on Sunday.
The victory was the second of the season for Stewart, who had started the day 10th in the 12-driver Chase and 127 points behind leader Jimmie Johnson.
He […]

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Steve Kinser has been in contention for wins nearly every single time he has raced at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park in New York. He continued his dominance of “The Fast Track” on Saturday nigh,t winning the New Yorker 25 to score the 11th victory of his career at Rolling Wheels before a huge crowd on a […]

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Race Day: Avoiding Chasers Is California Dreamin’
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It’s Chase time and everybody knows what that means. Among other things it means Chase drivers will complain that non-Chasers are not giving them proper deference on the track and the non-Chasers will complain that Chasers think they are immune from rough play.
It happened last weekend after Chaser Kyle Busch […]

Sun, 10/10/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Race Day: Avoiding Chasers Is California Dreamin’
Busch Wins His 12th Nationwide Race Of The Season
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Kyle Busch won the Camping World 300 Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway Saturday afternoon.
It was the 12th victory of the season for Busch in 25 starts.
“To get No. 12, it’s awesome,” he said.
The win was the 42nd of Busch’s career and moved him to within six of Mark Martin’s all-time record.
Busch was the […]

Sat, 10/9/10 – 18:14 | One Comment
Hagan Sets National Performance Record
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Mohnton, Pa. – Matt Hagan raced to the No. 1 qualifying position and set a national performance record in Funny Car Saturday at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at scenic Maple Grove Raceway.
Larry Dixon, Allen Johnson and Hector Arana also will lead their categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the […]

Sat, 10/9/10 – 18:07 | Comments Off on Hagan Sets National Performance Record
Hood: Uncle Lanny Offers Some Insight From The Old School
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Family reunions are all about hugs, photo opportunities, eating, listening to comments about everyone’s weight gains or loss and finding out which kids graduated from college and which have parole officers.
It’s also an opportunity to get a read on the pulse of NASCAR.
And to hear my uncle Lanny tell it, […]

Sat, 10/9/10 – 7:54 | One Comment
Woody: Going, Going…Is Jimmie Gone?
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Sometimes it seems that Jimmie Johnson is toying with the rest of the field.
In the opening Chase race at New Hampshire he finished 25th and dropped to seventh in the standings.
Laptops and tongues were clicking. Were there suddenly cracks in the flawless team? Was the magic ride over? Was this the […]

Sat, 10/9/10 – 6:36 | Comments Off on Woody: Going, Going…Is Jimmie Gone?
Hagan Leads Assault On Records
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Matt Hagan led a record-setting day of performances Friday by racing to the qualifying lead at the Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals at scenic Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa.
Cory McClenathan, Allen Johnson and Eddie Krawiec also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the fourth of six playoff events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag […]

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