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In 1994, Andy Hillenburg became the first Oklahoman to win the prestigious Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The Golden Driller Award made its way home Saturday night as Norman, Oklahoma’s, Christopher Bell emerged as champion of the 31st annual edition of the “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa.
Driving the No. 71W for Keith Kunz Motorsports, Bell’s […]

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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
Bristol Notes: Gordon Says No Wins, No Problem
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Bristol, Tenn. – Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon is riding a 52-race winless entering Saturday evening’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
But Gordon, who is second to Kevin Harvick in the championship standings, says he’d be satisfied to win the title even if he fails to visit victory lane this season.
“I’ll […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 15:03 | Comments Off on Bristol Notes: Gordon Says No Wins, No Problem
Minter: Chasing More Important Than Winning
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – As I sat and listened to the questions posed to drivers in the brand-new media center on Friday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway, almost all of them about the upcoming Chase, I thought of what Humpy Wheeler often says about the difficulty of selling tickets to a […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 13:14 | 7 Comments
Two For Texas – Bernard, Gossage Fire Up The IndyCar Brand
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Dallas – Randy Bernard smiles when he says his five-month tenure as Indy Racing League CEO has felt like five years. As the self-described “new guy on the job,” Bernard has been running full-throttle.
“ ‘Drinking water from a fire hose’ is my favorite saying, and every day it’s a new […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Two For Texas – Bernard, Gossage Fire Up The IndyCar Brand