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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick met with the media at Hendrick Motorsports to discuss Dale, Jr.’s announcement that he would be retiring at the end of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Season.
What follows is a full transcript of the presser:
DALE EARNHARDT JR.:  Good afternoon.  I want to thank everybody […]

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Biffle Notches A No-Doubt Victory At Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – The Roush Fenway Racing driver took the lead on lap 206 of the 267-lap Price Chopper 400 presented by Kraft, kept it during a final round of green flag pits stop with 237 laps to go and held it to the end.
Biffle beat second-place Jimmie Johnson […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Biffle Notches A No-Doubt Victory At Kansas
Race Day: Are Cup Fords Suddenly Sudden?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – The Ford Fusions have been running wild at Kansas Speedway this weekend and the head of Ford Racing says its a matter of evolution and not revolution.
“There’s never a single thing that moves the teams up,” Jamie Allison, director of Ford Racing North America, said. “It’s […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Race Day: Are Cup Fords Suddenly Sudden?
Minter: Pure Racing Was A Refreshing Change
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Flowery Branch, Ga. – The first sure signs that the 13th annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta was going to be a real happening came about four miles down Interstate 85 from the exit to the race track Saturday morning. That’s where the traffic slowed to anywhere from a […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Minter: Pure Racing Was A Refreshing Change
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While he is not a full-time World of Outlaws driver, Sammy Swindell is certainly not a member of the Pennsylvania Posse either. Racing when he wants, where he wants, the three-time World of Outlaws champion put an end to the Pennsylvania Posse’s nine-race win streak at Williams Grove Speedway on Saturday night, taking the $50,000 […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 6:31 | Comments Off on Swindell Wins National Open
It’s Party Time For IndyCar Champ Franchitti
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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In celebration of his first two IZOD IndyCar Series championships, Dario Franchitti’s open-wheel peers conspired to serve him with a pie in the face and dunk him fully-clothed into a swimming pool.
“God, I forgot about that,” Franchitti deadpanned Saturday night, shortly after securing his record-tying third driver’s championship at Homestead-Miami […]

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Peugeot Whacks Audi In Petit
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – Peugeot double-teamed Audi at Road Atlanta to win the 13th Petit Le Mans and the second round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup. Stephane Sarrazin and Franck Montagny repeated as victors for Peugeot Sport and were joined on the victory podium this year by Pedro Lamy. Their […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 20:22 | Comments Off on Peugeot Whacks Audi In Petit
Franchitti, Ganassi Win IndyCar Championship
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Dario Franchitti won his third IZOD IndyCar Series championship Saturday night and he only had to finish in eighth in the season-ending Cafes do Brazil 300 at Homestead Miami Speedway to do it.
He captured the championship thanks to the fast car his team put under him and also because of trouble on the track by […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 19:53 | Comments Off on Franchitti, Ganassi Win IndyCar Championship
Logano Takes NNS Race At Kansas Speedway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Joey Logano held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch and points leader Brad Keselowski over the final laps to win the Kansas Lottery 300 Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway Saturday afternoon.
To victory was the second of the season for Logano and the eighth of his […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 17:22 | One Comment
JGR Rolls On In NNS
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Joe Gibbs Racing took ownership of the front row for Saturday afternoon’s Kansas Lottery 300 Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway as it two drivers qualified first and second fastest on Saturday morning.
Joey Logano put his JGR Toyota on the pole with a speed of 173.645 mph, and teammate Kyle Busch […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 12:10 | Comments Off on JGR Rolls On In NNS
Hamlin Has A Good Feeling In His Gut
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Denny Hamlin’s epiphanic moment of 2010 came at what should have been the low moment of the season.
It was at Atlanta Motor Speedway five weeks ago. The engine in Hamlin’s Toyota blew up in a greasy cloud of blue smoke. Hamlin limped the car back to […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 11:16 | Comments Off on Hamlin Has A Good Feeling In His Gut