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As much success as he’s realized during an outstanding open-wheel racing career, Australian Will Power still had difficulty Saturday accepting his latest accomplishment, when his name was placed alongside that of Texan A.J. Foyt Jr. on Indy car’s all-time pole positions list.
That’s where Power sits after claiming the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying Saturday for […]

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Force Secures Funny Car Pole, In Atlanta
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John Force tied NHRA Pro Stock Legend Warren Johnson for the most No. 1 qualifiers in NHRA history as qualifying came to an end Saturday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Spencer Massey, Mike Edwards and LE Tonglet also earned the top spots in their respective categories at the sixth of […]

Sat, 05/14/11 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Force Secures Funny Car Pole, In Atlanta
Carpenter Kicks Off 100th Indy 500 With Fastest Lap
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Practice got under way Saturday for the 100th anniversary edition of the Indianapolis 500 and it was an unlikely driver and team that led the way.
Ed Carpenter, driving for Sarah Fisher Racing, posted the top speed on a day that was cut short by rain.
Sunday’s second day of practice was completely washed out by rain.
Carpenter […]

Sat, 05/14/11 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Carpenter Kicks Off 100th Indy 500 With Fastest Lap
Pedley: ‘It’ Is Dividing The NASCAR Garages
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It became pretty obvious after Friday’s round of press conferences at Dover that the most famous words in NASCAR – and I’m not referring here to “Drivers, start your engines” –
are, in the minds of some, followed by a question.
The question being, “Have at what?”
It was a question which has […]

Sat, 05/14/11 – 8:58 | One Comment
Force No. 1 In Atlanta
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John Force grabbed the provisional No. 1 qualifying spot in Funny Car at the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Summer Nationals in Atlanta.
Force is a seven-time winner at Atlanta Dragway.
Also grabbing top qualifying spots were Spencer Massey in Top Fuel, Mike Edwards in Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motor Cycle.
Two more rounds of […]

Fri, 05/13/11 – 21:03 | Comments Off on Force No. 1 In Atlanta
Busch Wins Truck Series Race In Dover
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Kyle Busch won Friday afternoon’s Lucas Oil 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
The victory was his 96th in a national NASCAR  series race.
Cole Whitt was second.
Third was Matt Crafton, who took over the series points lead.
Austin Dillon was fourth and Kevin Harvick fifth.
Busch got the victory when Nelson Piquet Jr. and […]

Fri, 05/13/11 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Truck Series Race In Dover
Paul Edwards Wins Pole At VIR
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Paul Edwards ran a lap of 1:44.984 (112.131 mph) to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Bosch Engineering 250 at Virginia International Raceway.
It was the Spirit of Daytona team’s second consecutive GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 pole, with Antonio Garcia leading qualifying for the recent Porsche 250 at […]

Fri, 05/13/11 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Paul Edwards Wins Pole At VIR
The Sarge Looks To Erase Two Skid Marks
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher has won just about everything there is to win in his drag racing career. He has 67 race wins and seven championships and has won at about every track he’s ever competed on – except one.
He’s still winless at Atlanta Dragway.
“I’ve been […]

Fri, 05/13/11 – 16:45 | Comments Off on The Sarge Looks To Erase Two Skid Marks
Professor Says Student Was A Quick Study
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – As part of the NHRA’s 60th anniversary celebration, Warren Johnson, the 67-year-old Pro Stock veteran from nearby Buford, will be honored during this weekend’s Summit Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
But even before the festivities kicked off, Johnson received a great tribute from one of his fellow racers […]

Fri, 05/13/11 – 12:01 | Comments Off on Professor Says Student Was A Quick Study
Harvick Vs. Busch Continues At Rapid Boil In Dover
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Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick were greeted with invitations when they got to Dover International Speedway Thursday. Invitations to meet with NASCAR officials about their altercation at Darlington last Saturday night.
From the sound of it, the meetings certainly did not bring Busch and Harvick together as both continued to snipe away at the other on […]

Fri, 05/13/11 – 10:39 | One Comment
Marks Wins Truck Pole
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Justin Marks was the winner of the pole for Friday afternoon’s Lucas Oil 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Marks’ fast lap was at 156.924 mph. It gave him his second career pole.
Second fastest in the qualifying session was Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick, who had a fast lap at 156.338 mph.
Third […]

Fri, 05/13/11 – 10:06 | Comments Off on Marks Wins Truck Pole