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Mike Conway held off points leader Will Power to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series Long Beach Grand Prix on Sunday.
Conway was driving the Fuzzy’s Vodka sponsored Dallara/Chevrolet of Ed Carpenter Racing.
The victory was Conway’s second in the series.
“Yeah, I can’t believe I’m actually here,” Conway said. “Wow, this is just an awesome job by the team. [...]

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NASCAR Newscast: Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 Recap
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Only days removed from losing his biggest fan, his grandmother, an emotional Denny Hamlin claimed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season and third at Pocono Raceway. Juan Pablo Montoya earned a runner-up finish, his best result of the season. Hear from both Hamlin and Montoya, and find out how Tony Stewart [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 15:23 | Comments Off
Minter: Hornaday Has Become King Of The Truck Series
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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If a modern-day driver is going to tie a mark held for 38 years by two giants like Richard Petty and Bobby Allison, it seems only fitting that an old-school racer would be the one to do it.
That’s exactly what happened at Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday as Californian Ron Hornaday [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 12:18 | Comments Off
Stenhouse Has Found A Home In Nationwide Series
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Newton, Ia. – Following a successful rookie campaign last season in the ARCA RE/MAX Series highlighted by victories at Kentucky and Pocono, Roush Fenway Racing driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. stood at a crossroads.
The former USAC National Sprint and Midget standout lobbied team owner Jack Roush during the offseason for another [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 12:08 | One Comment
Brack Becomes X Games Golden Boy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kenny Brack’s first exposure to motorized Action Sports proved to be an X-cellent adventure.
Brack, the 1999 Indianapolis 500 champion, emerged as the class of Sunday’s X Games 15 Rally Competition with a gold medal-winning performance. Driving a Ford Fiesta entered and prepared by the Olsbergs Motor Sport Evolution team of [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 8:15 | Comments Off
Ingram: Push-Button Racing Comes To Pass
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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In today’s edition of Monday Morning Crew Chief we find:
My grandmother’s 1957 Plymouth Belvedere had a push-button automatic transmission. Much like the old push-button radio dials or a juke box, to get in gear you selected the correct letter on the dash and punched in the raised button. It had [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Race Day: Speeders Could Join Track In Weeping
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The guess here is that teams and drivers in today’s weeper-delayed Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway will be paying a bit more attention to their speeds on pit road. Especially those wanting to, say, win.
The Juan Pablo Montoya situation of last week at Indianapolis was one of the top [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 7:00 | One Comment
Hornaday Streaks On, Smooches Gibson Guitar
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tn. – Ron Hornaday became the first driver in 38 years to win five consecutive NASCAR races when he captured Saturday night’s Toyota Tundra 200 at Nashville Superspeeday, and afterwards he gave the trademark Gibson guitar trophy a smooch instead of a smash.
When Kyle Busch won the track’s June [...]

Sun, 08/2/09 – 16:02 | 2 Comments
Rain Pushes Pocono Back To Monday
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Rain and a wet track forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
The decision to postpone by NASCAR officials was made late in the afternoon, about two hours after the scheduled starting time.
The has been rescheduled to begin at noon (EDT) on Monday.
Heavy rains deluged the track Sunday morning. The weather began to [...]

Sun, 08/2/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off
X Marks The Spot Of Brack’s Return
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kenny Brack came to grips with the end of his professional racing career on a May afternoon in 2005, when he climbed out of an Indy-car and decided he was “back to normal.”
So…what in the wide world of Action Sports is Brack doing in the X Games 15 Rally Competition? [...]

Sun, 08/2/09 – 7:45 | One Comment
Schatz Wins Again in Ohio
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Every time that Donny Schatz has competed at K-C Raceway in Ohio with the World of Outlaws, he has been in contention for the victory. After finishing fourth in his debut at the track in 2004, he picked up his first victory at the track the following season. He followed that up with two more [...]

Sun, 08/2/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off