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Ryan Newman, left, and Clint Bowyer, center, yukked it up at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday. Fisticuffs replaced the yuks after Saturday night’s All-Star race at CMS. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior

CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR Competition Senior Vice President Scott Miller said he didn’t expect any penalties to be assessed […]

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Racin’ News: Boris Is Back
In Racin’ news today, Tuesday, June 21st:
(In this package: Said has ride for Infineon; Tony Ave to drive Front Row car.)
Boris Said will be back in a Cup car at Infineon this weekend, it was announced Tuesday.
Said will drive the Security Benefit/Thank A Teacher Today Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing. It will mark the Carlsbad, Cali. […]

Tue, 06/21/11 – 9:37 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: Boris Is Back
Williams: Product Wars Still Percolating In NASCAR
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
With Schick’s entrance into NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series sponsorship arena, it rekindles memories of the coffee wars and how a team’s performance isn’t the only thing that drives the coveted dollars on which the racing operations rely.
In case you missed it, Schick executives announced at Michigan International Speedway its Xtreme3 […]

Tue, 06/21/11 – 7:45 | One Comment
Red Bull Racing Looking For Investors
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Red Bull Racing, whose drivers this year are Kasey Kahne and Brian Vickers is under going change.
The team released the following statement today:
“Red Bull Racing Team is currently seeking outside investors as we evaluate next steps in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. We are not at liberty to comment on details while negotiations are […]

Mon, 06/20/11 – 18:05 | Comments Off on Red Bull Racing Looking For Investors
Pedley: Controversy Could Make JGR A Stronger Contender
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Up until late afternoon on Sunday, the Joe Gibbs Racing-haters were having themselves a big old time. Their quest for gotchas was going great and they were plucking the low-hanging fruit of spite by the bushel.
Then Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 JGR had to go and spoil it all […]

Mon, 06/20/11 – 10:41 | One Comment
Ingram: Hamlin, JGR Hitting Stride Just In Time?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Were I tweeting, this would be my top 10 on Sunday (with footnotes):
1. Hamlin, M. Ford back on track at Michigan. Denny: “We made a magic adjustment and the car just took off.”
( No. 11 Crew Chief Mike Ford and his driver are on their […]

Mon, 06/20/11 – 7:47 | One Comment
Hight Shreds Speed Record In Bristol Win

Robert Hight set the national NHRA Funny Car speed record at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers and won his fourth race of the season in doing so.
Larry Dixon (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were winners at Bristol Dragway in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing […]

Sun, 06/19/11 – 22:37 | Comments Off on Hight Shreds Speed Record In Bristol Win
Franchitti Gets The Victory At Milwaukee
Dario Franchitti won the Milwaukee 225 IndyCar race at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis. on Sunday afternoon.
Franchitti led much of the race but got the lead for the final time when leader Helio Castroneves had to pit with a bum tire with just over 20 laps to go.
Once in the lead, Franchitti checked […]

Sun, 06/19/11 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Franchitti Gets The Victory At Milwaukee
Hamlin Gets Back On Winning Track At MIS
Denny Hamlin took the lead coming out of the pits on the final pit stops of the day, held off Matt Kenseth over the final five laps and won the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
Kenseth finished second and Kyle Busch, Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, was third.
The […]

Sun, 06/19/11 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Hamlin Gets Back On Winning Track At MIS
Craig Dollansky completed a sweep of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Duel in the Dakotas on Saturday night at River Cities Speedway in Twin Forks when he swept past Jason Sides on the high side in the final corner and charged to the checkered flag.
It was a reversal of fortune for Dollansky, who […]

Sun, 06/19/11 – 10:18 | Comments Off on Dollansky Tops In N.D.
Race Day: The Boys Are Back And Still Dang Angry
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
It’s a big day today. It’s one that has fans and Sprint Cup drivers contemplating and remembering. It’s one which produces smiles in some and sadness in others.
Nope, not talking about Fathers Day here. It’s the day of the first race in which Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick have come […]

Sun, 06/19/11 – 9:07 | Comments Off on Race Day: The Boys Are Back And Still Dang Angry