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Reigning world champion Ron Capps reclaimed the NHRA Funny Car point-lead Sunday with a playoff victory at Maple Grove Raceway that neatly fit his definition of that’s amore!
Capps powered past Courtney Force in the final of the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals to claim his first win at the facility in Reading, Pa., retaking the […]

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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
Ingram: Talladega Bound Once More
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – The Talladega Superspeedway is a spooky place.
Unlike my RacinToday.com colleague Rick Minter, I’m not quite religious enough to offer up a prayer when I head toward Alabama from Atlanta. But I tend to get a Revelations-like sense of foreboding when I reach the halfway point and cross […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Ingram: Talladega Bound Once More
Busch Noses Out Almirola For Controversial Win At TSS
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Kyle Busch dove under Aric Almirola as the two headed to the finish line, completed the pass and won the Mountain Dew 250 Fueled by Fred’s Camping World Truck Series at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon.
Busch’s truck was in full wiggle mode as he took the checkered flag. Its left wheels were pressed against – or […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 17:33 | Comments Off on Busch Noses Out Almirola For Controversial Win At TSS
Montoya On Pole At Talladega
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Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon with a quick lap of 184.640 mph.
The pole was the third of the season for the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing driver and the fifth of his career.
Montoya dedicated the pole to NASCAR director of corporate communications Jim Hunter, who died […]

Sat, 10/30/10 – 13:43 | Comments Off on Montoya On Pole At Talladega