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HAMPTON, Ga. – Add Brian Vickers’ name to the growing list of NASCAR drivers willing to go on the record and admit that, when it comes to horsepower, engines built by Hendrick Motorsports are the class of the field.
When Ryan Newman got into a heated argument with Jimmie Johnson two weeks ago at Michigan, Newman [...]

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No Shortage Of Pitfalls In Atlanta Motor Speedway Pits
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – If the key to winning at Atlanta Motor Speedway is navigating the 1.54-mile quad-oval’s sweeping turns, avoiding  incidents on pit road at 45 miles per hour is a close second.
That was the case for Juan Pablo Montoya, who appeared to be in the cat’s bird seat after [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 19:02 | Comments Off
Pedley: Answers And Questions From The Nationals
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Clermont, Ind. – The eliminations are set for Monday’s finals at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals.
Tops seeds are: Antron Brown in Top Fuel, Robert Hight in Funny Car, Mike Edwards in Pro Stock and Matt Smith in Pro Stock Motorcycles.
After rain subsided and the track opened for final [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 19:00 | One Comment
Race Day: Atlanta A Hot Track For The Drivers
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Fans may or may not enjoy tonight’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. When it comes to the drivers, however, there is virtually no “may not”. They love the wide, racy AMS 1.5-mile D-oval and they don’t mind shouting about that to the world.
Here is what drivers have to say about [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 13:00 | Comments Off
Buckler Wheeling In Grand-Am, Dealing in Sprint Cup
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – It’s been quite a week for TRG Motorsports owner Kevin Buckler, literally a wheeler and a dealer. On the same day he  drove his Porsche around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Buckler signed up a series champion for his Sprint Cup team.
The former Rolex 24 at Daytona winner [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off
Gong Show Winner Darnell Answers The Big Bell
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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One of the winners of the old Roush Racing “Gong Show” tryouts is finally getting his chance to prove himself in a Sprint Cup car.
Erik Darnell, the 2005 winner of the contest that won him a ride in a Roush truck, is running the first of seven races this season [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 8:32 | Comments Off
Skinner Gathers Moss A Truck Victory
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The NFL season has not yet started but New England Patriot wide receiver Randy Moss already has a victory.
It came in Newton, Iowa on Saturday night and it came as a NASCAR-teamowner as his Camping World Truck Series team and driver dominated the Lucas Oil 200.
Behind the wheel of the Randy Moss Motorsport Toyota Tundra [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 8:00 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Atlanta
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the Pep Boys Auto 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here as he live blogs Flag to Flag from Atlanta Motor Speedway

Sun, 09/6/09 – 8:00 | 48 Comments
Jason Meyers Wins Finale at Skagit Speedway
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Alger, WA— September 5, 2009—For the second consecutive season, Jason Meyers found himself leading the finale of the annual two-day World of Outlaws event at Skagit Speedway in Washington on a lap-32 restart with Joey Saldana lining up behind him. The end result was the opposite of one year ago, as Meyers would keep the [...]

Sun, 09/6/09 – 6:00 | Comments Off
U.S. Nationals Is Tour De Force
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The 2009 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals is turning into the John Force Racing show as the top four qualifiers through the first three rounds of qualifying in the Funny Car division race are JFR drivers.
Robert Hight leads that bunch, and behind him are Ashley Force Hood, Mike Neff and John Force.
“First off, 1, 2, 3, [...]

Sat, 09/5/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Harvick Powers to Nationwide Victory
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Kevin Harvick’s thorough domination of Saturday’s Degree V12 Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway made one wonder whether he had a V-12 engine under the hood while his competitors ran the standard V-8s.
Harvick, driving the No. 33 Chevrolet that he owns and drives, was so strong that [...]

Sat, 09/5/09 – 21:00 | Comments Off