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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

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IndyCar Notes: Stickers Allow Power To Get A Grip In Qualifying
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Will Power earned his IZOD IndyCar Series-record eighth PEAK Performance Pole Award of the season Saturday at Infineon Raceway, where advancing into the Firestone Fast Six was the more difficult part of qualifications for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Team Penske’s Power posted a quick lap of 1 minute, 16.5282-seconds/108.337 mph with 1:30 left in […]

Sun, 08/22/10 – 6:27 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Stickers Allow Power To Get A Grip In Qualifying
Busch Makes A Sweeping Statement At Bristol
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch’s Saturday night began with fellow driver Brad Keselowski publicly calling him an ass during pre-race driver introductions and people screaming even worse things at him from the grandstands.
The night ended with Busch responding to it all by making history. Good history. Incredible history.
Busch pulled of the first triple […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 21:31 | 2 Comments
Power Nabs Record Pole At Infineon
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Will Power won the pole for Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race at Infineon Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The pole was the eighth of the season for Power. That is a series record.
Power, the series points leader, had a lap at 108.337 mph.
Second fastest was Power’s Team Penske teammate, Helio Castroneves. Castroneves fast lap was at 108.284 […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 17:56 | Comments Off on Power Nabs Record Pole At Infineon
Drayson Dominates Qualifying At Road America
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Jonny Cocker won his second straight pole in the American Le Mans Series at Road America. Driving the Lola-Judd of Drayson Racing, the young British driver backed up his first career pole in the series with another flyer on the 4.0-mile, high-speed Wisconsin circuit.
Cocker’s lap of 1:49.554 beat the Dyson […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 17:14 | Comments Off on Drayson Dominates Qualifying At Road America
Race Day: Will Change Buy Excitement At Bristol?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Sprint Cup Series has been racing at Bristol Motor Speedway for almost 50 years so you think teams and driver would have a pretty good idea of what to expect during races at the high-banked short track.
But in recent years, racing has changed at BMS. New concrete surface, new […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Race Day: Will Change Buy Excitement At Bristol?
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Joey Saldana beat  Steve Kinser by just 0.018 seconds at the Gerdau Ameristeel Magic City Showdown Presented by Sleep Inn & Suites to score his series leading 11 th A-Feature win of the season  and get his first victory at Nodak Speedway in Minot, N.D.
Saldana led on the white flag lap, with Kinser sliding him coming […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Saldana Edges Kinser In Minot
IndyCar Notes: Franchitti Has The Late-Season Races Circled
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Dario Franchitti continued his full-court press on IZOD IndyCar Series points-leader Will Power at Infineon Raceway Friday, pacing opening practice for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma.
The defending event winner, Franchitti turned a lap of 1 minute, 18.2970-seconds on the 2.303-mile road course. Power, of Verizon Team Penske, was second-fastest […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 7:15 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Franchitti Has The Late-Season Races Circled
Busch Whacks Way To Victory
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Kyle Busch bumped his way past leader Brad Keselowski with 32 laps to go and went on to win the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway Friday night.
The victory was the sixth in 13 2010 starts for Busch.
It was his second victory of the week at Bristol as he also won […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 20:52 | Comments Off on Busch Whacks Way To Victory
Johnson Is P1 At Bristol
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Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson won the pole for Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon.
His pole lap was at 123.475 mph.
“Go to a driver and ask them to hold their hand out and based on how much their hand shakes or doesn’t shake, you can see how close […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Johnson Is P1 At Bristol
Sadler On NNS Pole at Bristol
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Elliott Sadler on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Food City 250 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Sadler’s fast lap was at 120.422 mph.
Second fastest was Joey Logano of Joe Gibbs Racing. His best lap was at 120.210 mph.
Kyle Busch was third and Justin Allgaier was fourth.
Point leader Brad Keselowski was 13th.

Fri, 08/20/10 – 16:08 | Comments Off on Sadler On NNS Pole at Bristol