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HAMPTON, Ga. – On the high banks of the Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday night Tony Stewart showed flashes of the form that led him to three Sprint Cup championships. It was his first competition since the tragic sprint car race three weeks earlier where Kevin Ward, Jr. was killed.
But Stewart, who needed a victory to [...]

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Woody: Racing Is About Competition, Not Cooperation
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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With the growing “cooperation” between racing teammates, you knew it was bound to happen:
A driver deliberately crashed in order to bring out a caution that helped his teammate win.
It happened in Formula One. Could it happen in NASCAR?
We know there’s a definite trend toward teammates helping teammates. That’s troubling, and if [...]

Mon, 09/28/09 – 15:00 | 10 Comments
Ingram: Sports Cars Refuse To Stall Out
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Despite heavy rains and the flooding of the circuit at Road Atlanta, once again the Petit Le Mans demonstrated the staying power of the American Le Mans Series.
The weather may have produced a premature end, but it also underscored the commitment of fans. An estimated 30,000 [...]

Mon, 09/28/09 – 9:00 | 3 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: AAA 400 Chase Race 2 Recap
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Jimmie Johnson completed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season sweep at Dover International Speedway and closed within 10 points of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup leader Mark Martin, who finished second. See how the Monster Mile changed the point standings with eight races to go in the Chase.

Sun, 09/27/09 – 23:51 | Comments Off
Jimmie Johnson Dominates At Dover, Moves In On Point Lead
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Jimmie Johnson took a big step toward winning a record fourth-straight Sprint Cup championship Sunday when he won the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Johnson clearly had the best car in the race as the only time other drivers were able to get close to him in the second half of the race was on [...]

Sun, 09/27/09 – 17:59 | 3 Comments
Schumacher Stands Tall In The Fall Nationals
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Given his recent history, Tony Schumacher might have won the Top Fuel final of the O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals blasting down nearby State Highway 287.
As it was, Schumacher defeated Larry Dixon from the Texas Motorplex’s right lane – an ornery 1,000-foot stretch of concrete [...]

Sun, 09/27/09 – 17:45 | Comments Off
Race Day: Surface Issues To Challenge Dover Drivers Today
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Today’s Sprint Cup race will be held on the concrete surface of Dover International Speedway. It will be one the few races during the season to be held on a white surface and the first and only Chase race to be held on an all-concrete track.
As with other burning, modern [...]

Sun, 09/27/09 – 9:58 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Dover
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the AAA 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Catch all the action here as he live blogs the race at Dover International Speedway.

Sun, 09/27/09 – 7:30 | 32 Comments
Hight To Face One Swede Ride In Super Stockholm Elimination
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Robert Hight’s quest for his first NHRA Funny Car championship goes global on Sunday.
Hight emerged from four rounds of professional qualifying at Texas Motorplex Saturday afternoon on-pole for the 24th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals. Hight’s first-round opponent will be No. 16 qualifier Leif [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 19:27 | One Comment
Rain Makes the Petit Even More Petit
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – The rains that flooded the north Georgia area over the past week washed out the better part of the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Saturday.
Only 467 of the scheduled 1,000 miles were run before heavy rains caused the American Le Mans Series to halt a [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 19:15 | Comments Off
Pedley: Danica Has Apparently Made The Right Decision
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Danica Patrick’s recent decision to re-sign with Andretti Green Racing and thus remain a NASCAR spectator instead of a NASCAR participant was a good move. Folks, it was the only move.
Patrick is, quite simply, an open-wheeler. It’s what she was, is and should forever be. If she is to meet [...]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 16:55 | 3 Comments