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Doug Kalitta raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also raced to victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event west of Cleveland.
Kalitta earned his 37th career victory by […]

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Rolex Notes: TV Doctor Now A Real Racer
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Editor’s Note: RacinToday has two reporters – Mike Harris and Jonathan Ingram, both veterans of the event – on site at the Rolex 24. They will periodically file updates, notes and features during the race and wrap the event up afterward.
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Notes from the 48th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona […]

Sat, 01/30/10 – 16:55 | 2 Comments
The Woods Of Virginia – Part 8; A.J.’s Revenge
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The Wood Brothers Racing Team has been one of the backbones of NASCAR since the sport was founded. The Woods, from Stuart, Va., have been racing continuously in the division now known as Sprint Cup since 1953 and have 96 wins to their credit.
In a RacinToday exclusive series, Eddie Wood, […]

Sat, 01/30/10 – 10:40 | Comments Off on The Woods Of Virginia – Part 8; A.J.’s Revenge
Rain Could Turn 24 Into Episode Of Survival
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Editor’s Note: RacinToday has two reporters – Mike Harris and Jonathan Ingram, both veterans of the event – on site at the Rolex 24. They will periodically file updates, notes and features during the race and wrap the event up afterward.
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The Rolex 24 at Daytona and rain are no strangers. Three […]

Sat, 01/30/10 – 9:42 | One Comment
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Sergio Pena offered up a big surprise at  Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Friday as he out-ran several Sprint Cup drivers and captured the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown.
In his first competition in a NASCAR K&N Pro Series race car, the 16-year-old Pena captured the 21 Means 21 Pole Award presented by Coors […]

Sat, 01/30/10 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Pena On Pole at Showdown
Block Debut Ends Early
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The 2010 Rally America debut for Ken Block and the Monster World Rally Team Fiesta couldn’t have started any better.
But it came  to a disappointing end.
Block, making his first start as a Ford driver in his newly formed global rally program, piloted the 2011 Fiesta to the quickest time in the first stage of Rally […]

Sat, 01/30/10 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Block Debut Ends Early
JFR Retools, Parks Neff
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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John Force Racing, Inc., will compete for the 2010 NHRA Funny Car championship as a three-car operation, part of a wide-ranging corporate re-organization announced by the 14-time champion and team-owner.
Force said Mike Neff’s Ford Drive One Mustang team, which closed the 2009 season with its breakthrough victory, has been parked. […]

Sat, 01/30/10 – 8:25 | Comments Off on JFR Retools, Parks Neff
Plumb And Rum Bum Are Freshest
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Matt Plumb pitted during a caution late in Friday’s Fresh From Florida 200, and watched out his windows as the rest of the field flashed by down the main straightaway. That decision, however, proved to be the right one, as Plumb took series debutants Gianluis Bacardi and Rum Bum Racing to Gatorade Victory Lane.
Plumb took […]

Sat, 01/30/10 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Plumb And Rum Bum Are Freshest
Icon Haywood To Take Last Ride
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Hurley Haywood has learned a lot of things during his many years of driving sports cars. And one of those things was on his mind this week as he prepared for this weekend’s running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
And that is; do it right or don’t do it at all.
No longer able to to […]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 17:49 | 2 Comments
Kinser Headlines TSR Lineup
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Tony Stewart announced the lineup of drivers for his short track teams and it includes “The King”, Steve Kinser.
Four-time and reigning World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz, driver of Tony Stewart Racing’s No. 15 Armor All/STP/J&J machine, will vie for his fifth consecutive crown and will team with Sprint Car icon Kinser, who will chase […]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Kinser Headlines TSR Lineup
Woody: Too Much Of A Good Thing?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Back on my grandfather’s farm there was this crazy old goat (no, I don’t mean my grandpa) who broke into the feed bin one night and literally ate himself sick.
I won’t go into the graphic details but let’s just say if you’ve ever seen a sick goat the vision sticks […]

Fri, 01/29/10 – 14:27 | 4 Comments