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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher was once viewed as an integral part of Roush Fenway Racing’s future, but that’s no longer the case now that he has signed a multi-year contract with JTG Daugherty Racing, it was announced Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tad Geschickter, JTG’s co-owner, also said crew chief Trent Owens would remain paired […]

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Greg Hodnett made it five wins in the last nine races at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night as he won the Hughes National Open World of Outlaws event.
The win for Hodnett in the Macri Concrete/J&S Fabrication Maxim was worth $8,000 and helped extend the Pennsylvania Posse’s win streak to nine over the World of […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Hodnett Nets Win At The Grove
Penske’s Power Poised For First Championship
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The month-long drip, drip, drip-and-drain of Will Power’s IZOD IndyCar Series points lead continued Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where championship runner-up Dario Franchitti added a bonus point for winning the pole for tonight’s Cafes do Brasil Indy 300.
Power’s lead that stood at a comfortable 59 points prior to the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Penske’s Power Poised For First Championship
Peugeot Big At Petit
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – If William Sydney Porter ever chose to write about a road racing event, he likely would have picked the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. The well traveled short story specialist better known as O. Henry was famous for his surprise endings. Stunning finishes have also become […]

Fri, 10/1/10 – 18:13 | Comments Off on Peugeot Big At Petit
Cup Notes: Kahne Wins Pole In Kansas
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Kansas City, Kan. – There are a lot of questions surrounding Richard Petty Motorsports for the 2011 season.
There were no questions about RPM on Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway as drivers for the team won both spots on the front row of the starting grid for Sunday’s Price Chopper 400 Sprint Cup race.
Kasey Kahne turned […]

Fri, 10/1/10 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: Kahne Wins Pole In Kansas
Franchitti Wins Pole, Eyes Third Title
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Dario Franchitti’s relentless pursuit of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series title is based upon a simple but time-tested premise.
“Every point counts. Whether it’s the first race, the fifth race, the last race, every single one of those points count,” said Franchitti, who won the pole for Saturday night’s season-ending Cafes […]

Fri, 10/1/10 – 16:25 | Comments Off on Franchitti Wins Pole, Eyes Third Title
Bowyer Now Putting His Troubles Behind Him
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Resigned to the fact that he will not be able to move up this season, Clint Bowyer is opting to move on.
No more hard feelings against NASCAR because of the penalty which knocked him from contender to hopeless, no more false hope that perhaps an appeal […]

Fri, 10/1/10 – 13:28 | Comments Off on Bowyer Now Putting His Troubles Behind Him
Racing Notes: Fans Won’t Be Bored This Weekend
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Football dominates the headlines each October. But motorsports will flex plenty of muscle this weekend with several major events on tap.
NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series are set to roll at the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway. The IZOD Indy Car Series will crown its 2010 champion under the lights Saturday evening at Homestead-Miami Speedway in south Florida.
Road racing enthusiasts will be keeping a watchful eye […]

Fri, 10/1/10 – 10:09 | One Comment
Felton Remains Iron Man of the American Road
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Sometimes the kid who can only dream of being a racer becomes a racer. And the rest is history.
For Gene Felton, who will be one of the special guests to help Road Atlanta celebrate its 40th anniversary this weekend at the Petit Le Mans, it all started as a boy. […]

Thu, 09/30/10 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Felton Remains Iron Man of the American Road
Hamlin Says Emotions Got The Best Of Him
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Mo. – Denny Hamlin says that a key to his having a shot at winning this year’s Sprint Cup championship is an increased level of maturity on his part and on his team’s part.
Thursday afternoon, Hamlin admitted that his fight to become more mature both in and out […]

Thu, 09/30/10 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Hamlin Says Emotions Got The Best Of Him
Woody: Who’s In NASCAR Hall’s Second Haul?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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I think NASCAR erred by limiting its Hall of Fame inductions to a mere five per year, and that’s been reflected in a less-than-anticipated visitor turnout.
Hopefully as the number of enshrinements grow, so will interest and attendance. The HOF was a wonderful, overdue idea. But it should have opened its […]

Thu, 09/30/10 – 7:09 | 2 Comments