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Courtney Force set both ends of the Funny Car track record Friday as John Force Racing posted a 1-2-3 sweep during the opening day of qualifications for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also emerged as provisional leaders […]

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Bowyer Left To Ponder What Might Have Been
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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For those doping out Clint Bowyer’s victory last Sunday at Talladega on a what-might-have-been basis, the first stop would have to be numbers.
Just do a little adding and then some subtracting and you have the points position Bowyer would be in today had he not been been issued the death […]

Wed, 11/3/10 – 6:24 | Comments Off on Bowyer Left To Ponder What Might Have Been
Harris: Farewell To A Peacemaker
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I wasn’t sure if one of my RacinToday.com colleagues would write a column about the late Jim Hunter, one of the most popular and important people in stock car racing.
But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that each of us has our own view of this man who spent more than […]

Tue, 11/2/10 – 6:19 | Comments Off on Harris: Farewell To A Peacemaker
Woody: Judgment Calls Are A Part Of Racing
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Judgment calls have always been part of NASCAR and will be till Judgment Day.
Aric Almirola learned that hard lesson last Saturday at Talladega.
He also learned that there are different definitions of “below the line.”
Under NASCAR’s rules drivers aren’t allowed to go below the yellow warning line to make a pass at […]

Tue, 11/2/10 – 5:54 | 2 Comments
Force Looks Back, Moves Up
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Motivated by a team meeting and a highlight reel of his old “Brute” self, John Force has a record 15th NHRA Funny Car championship squarely in his sights.
Force raced to an emotional victory in the 10th annual NHRA Las Vegas Nationals on Sunday, cutting series leader Matt Hagan’s lead in […]

Mon, 11/1/10 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Force Looks Back, Moves Up
Ingram: Two-Car Tandems Storm Sunny Talladega
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Talladega, Ala. – The race at Talladega was decided as the tandems led by Clint Bowyer and Kevin Harvick emerged from the late afternoon shadows cast by the high banks just past Turn 1. Or, if you prefer, the race was decided in the piercing […]

Mon, 11/1/10 – 7:21 | Comments Off on Ingram: Two-Car Tandems Storm Sunny Talladega
Force Tightens Funny Car Fight
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Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), John Force (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorchycle) were class winners at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ Las Vegas Nationals on Sunday.
The race, held at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, is the fifth race in the six-race Countdown.
Schumacher, the defending Top […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Force Tightens Funny Car Fight
The Race After The Race Featured Large Packs, Too
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Talladega (Ala.) Municipal Airport – Minutes after the checkered flag waved to signal the end of today’s AMP Energy Juice 500, the other race was just beginning.
There were no Sprint Cup points on the line for this particular race. But there was the incentive of quickly boarding a jet and […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 17:35 | One Comment
Bowyer Edges Harvick To Win At Talladega
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – In many ways, it was like old times at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday evening. Richard Childress was back in his old spot, sitting in front of the media as the winning car owner in a Cup race at Talladega, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. was representing his family name […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Bowyer Edges Harvick To Win At Talladega
Race Day: Time For Some High Speed Drama
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The magic speed at Talladega Superspeedway in the years since restrictor plates were mandated at the track has been 200 mph. Hit that speed and teams, drivers and NASCAR start to sweat.
In the past, hitting that speed in practice has prompted NASCAR to switch plates to slow the cars during […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Race Day: Time For Some High Speed Drama
Force Hood Is P1 In Vegas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A mischievous Ashley Force Hood retained the No. 1 spot during Funny Car qualifications for the 10th annual NHRA Las Vegas Nationals Saturday, when an inordinate amount of oil-downs on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway tested the stamina of competitors and fans.
Force Hood posted her fifth pole of […]

Sun, 10/31/10 – 5:57 | Comments Off on Force Hood Is P1 In Vegas