Mon, 26/06/17 – 7:11 | No Comment

A “mild heart attack” generously is defined as one suffered by someone other than yourself. So, one year after such a life-threatening medical issue forced him into the role of reluctant spectator, Steve Torrence won his Top Fuel-leading fourth event of the season Sunday via a final-round, hole shot pass to cap in the 11th […]

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The Big Q: Does The No. 48 Team Go Down in 2010?
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There are a lot more questions concerning this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship than there are competitors in the field. Perhaps sitting atop the heap of questions is the one which has been around for about three years now:
Can anybody dislodge Jimmie Johnson as champion?
While many drivers and teams – out of prudence, […]

Mon, 09/13/10 – 10:09 | 4 Comments
Ingram: Bruton Smith Rides The Old-School Bus
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
It’s always shabby when a prominent person steps on the fingers and toes of others to promote a personal agenda. That’s not unusual in business or politics. Such back-stabbing and petty name-calling is hardly unusual in motor racing, either.
Track owner Bruton Smith managed to insult everybody […]

Mon, 09/13/10 – 7:56 | One Comment
Pedley: A Fist Full Of Lists About The Chase
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Yep, it’s a list column. You know, one of those poor excuses for real writing, usually born out of laziness or half-backed ideas.
They are never funny or insightful and no new ground will be broken here.
This one is a special Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship edition. It will concern […]

Sun, 09/12/10 – 10:12 | 2 Comments
Jason Meyers won the Gold Cup Race of Champions World of Outlaws race Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif. And he carted off  the biggest purse of his career –$50,000 – for doing it.
Meyers lined up on the pole and had fellow Californian Paul McMahan battling him for the top spot for […]

Sun, 09/12/10 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Jason Meyers Wins The Gold Cup
Hamlin Wins At RIR; Bowyer Gets Final Berth

The field for the 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is now set and happily for Clint Bowyer, he is part of it.
Denny Hamlin won the Air Guard 400 at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night, and Kyle Busch, Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, was second.
“Guys, this is unbelievable,” Hamlin said over his radio after […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 21:44 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins At RIR; Bowyer Gets Final Berth
Pruett and Ganassi Ready For The ‘Chip-Slam’
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Scott Pruett became the first three-time Rolex Series Daytona Prototypes champion while co-driving to a record victory with Memo Rojas at the Miller Motorsports Park Saturday.
The duo of Pruett and Rojas extended their record for single-season victories in the Rolex Series by winning their ninth race in the 12-race Rolex […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 16:51 | Comments Off on Pruett and Ganassi Ready For The ‘Chip-Slam’
Race Day: It’s Clint Bowyer Night At RIR
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Not that he’s crazy about it but Clint Bowyer will be the guy in the spotlight during tonight’s Air Guard 400 Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
Fans and several other teams will be focusing at least some of their attention on him as he is the driver who has […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 9:54 | One Comment
Donny Schatz took a big step in putting himself in a position to contend for his second Gold Cup on Friday night, as he picked up the win on the second night of the three-day classic in an exciting 30-lap contest with California native Paul McMahan.
Schatz started second at Silver Dollar Speedway and fell back […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 6:19 | Comments Off on Schatz Is Friday Winner at Gold Cup
Cup Notes: Big Wins Trump Getting A Chase Berth?
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Richmond, Va. – Jamie McMurray said last week he’d be hard-pressed to swap his wins in this year’s Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400 for a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, which begins next week in Loudon. N.H.
Clint Bowyer, who is positioned to grab the final spot in […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 6:03 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: Big Wins Trump Getting A Chase Berth?
Harvick Captures NNS Race
Kevin Harvick managed hold off Brad Keselowski over the final laps of Friday night’s Nationwide Series Race at Richmond International Raceway and escape with the victory.
The margin of victory for Harvick over points-leader Keselowski was .2 seconds.
Harvick, who won the pole for the race earlier in the day, led a race-best 170 laps.
The victory was […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 20:44 | Comments Off on Harvick Captures NNS Race