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CONCORD, N.C. – The Charlotte Motor Speedway bills its late-May racing extravaganza as the Ten Days of Thunder. This year it began with One Day (and Night) of Wonder.
A strange format that included a winner’s purse of $1million left a lot of questions marks in the air as well as fireworks at the end of […]

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Pagenaud Wins With Late Pass
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Simon Pagenaud took the lead from a sliding Adrian Fernandez on the last lap to win the American Le Mans Series race at Long Beach. The driver of the Acura ARX-01C chassis lost the lead to the Lola-Aston Martin of Fernandez six minutes before the finish of the one hour […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 21:36 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins With Late Pass
Brown Heads Field In Vegas
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Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.
Antron Brown and Mike Edwards also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as the No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Worsham was able to overcome the […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 20:41 | Comments Off on Brown Heads Field In Vegas
Power Powers To Another Pole
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Will Power continued his rampage through the IZOD IndyCar Series 2010 season winning the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Saturday.
Team Penske’s Power, who has won two of the first three races on the schedule, won his third pole of the four-race season. His only non-pole start came in the season-opening […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Power Powers To Another Pole
Rain Sets Up Doubleheader
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – NASCAR intends to play two at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Day-long rain in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex forced NASCAR officials to postpone Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race. The event has been rescheduled for 8 p.m. (CDT) Sunday, following conclusion of the Samsung Mobile […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 18:08 | 2 Comments
Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – A steady rain washed-out two scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practices at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, leaving the majority of the soggy garage area occupants with incomplete notebooks for the Samsung Mobile 500.
Not so for Juan Pablo Montoya and crew chief Brian Pattie.
“I was well-prepared,” said […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking
NHRA To Go Back Four More
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The NHRA announced Saturday that the 2011 NHRA Four Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway will once again feature four-wide racing in all four professional categories.
The event debuted earlier this spring at the facilities unique four-lane track. Next year’s event will again be the only race on the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 16:18 | Comments Off on NHRA To Go Back Four More
Jac Is Back At Paducah
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Jac Haudenschild returned to the top of the podium on Friday night at Paducah International Raceway in Kentucky to score his first win of 2010 and the 52nd of his World of Outlaws career.
Haudenschild took the lead on the opening lap from Jason Sides, who started on the pole and then withstood battles from Jason […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 10:06 | One Comment
Scott Dixon Has His Eyes On The Roads
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You have to wonder: Did Scott Dixon pump his fist or shake his head when the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series Schedule came out?
Common sense would lead you to think he did the former, but a look at last year’s results might lead you to believe the latter.
During a telephone call last week, Dixon, as per […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Scott Dixon Has His Eyes On The Roads
Fernandez Lands ALMS Pole
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Adrian Fernandez captured his first overall pole position in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón with a lap of 1:13.213 (96.770 mph) in Aston Martin Racing’s Lola-Aston Martin prototype coupe for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach.
Fernandez, who is driving with Harold Primat, outpaced Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Simon […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 6:44 | Comments Off on Fernandez Lands ALMS Pole
Force Hood Is Early No. 1
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Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Force Hood powered her Castrol GTX Ford Mustang to a leading performance of 4.195 seconds at 295.14 mph to pace […]

Fri, 04/16/10 – 21:24 | Comments Off on Force Hood Is Early No. 1