Sun, 13/04/14 – 20:06 | No Comment

Mike Conway held off points leader Will Power to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series Long Beach Grand Prix on Sunday.
Conway was driving the Fuzzy’s Vodka sponsored Dallara/Chevrolet of Ed Carpenter Racing.
The victory was Conway’s second in the series.
“Yeah, I can’t believe I’m actually here,” Conway said. “Wow, this is just an awesome job by the team. [...]

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Minter: Sprint Cup Racing Is Speeding Toward Trouble
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Among the many empty seats in the infield media center at Daytona International Speedway last week was the one usually occupied by David Poole.
Poole wasn’t there because he died on April 28, just two days after covering the race at Talladega Superspeedway in which Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards wrecked [...]

Tue, 07/7/09 – 12:11 | 7 Comments
Sturbin: Coyne-Wilson Victory Is Feel-Good Story Of Summer
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Historic Watkins Glen International proved the perfect backdrop Sunday for the belated breakthrough IndyCar Series victory of team-owner Dale Coyne, a farm boy with a passion for racing.
Coyne, whose involvement as a major-league open-wheel driver/owner dates to 1984, saw a 25-year/558-race winless streak snapped with Justin Wilson’s victory in the [...]

Tue, 07/7/09 – 12:07 | 2 Comments
Truex To Move To Waltrip Racing In 2010
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Michael Waltrip will retire as a full-time driver at the end of the current Sprint Cup season and turn his Michael Waltrip Racing ride over to Martin Truex Jr.
Waltrip, the winner of four races in the series, will continue to drive on occasion. One of the races he will drive [...]

Tue, 07/7/09 – 11:55 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: LifeLock.com 400 Preview
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Chicagoland Speedway, where Marcos Ambrose says he has a shot at a top-10 finish. On the outside of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Clint Bowyer plans to use Saturday night’s race to make up ground. Plus, the top five in Driver Rating predicts Matt Kenseth could [...]

Tue, 07/7/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Texas Motor Speedway Has Straightened Out Its Act
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Separated in age by 30 years and wheeling vehicles at opposite ends of the bling scale, Nathan Hale and Don Blackburn spent Friday night racing at Texas Motor Speedway.
“Drag racing at Texas Motor Speedway. What do you think about that?” said Kenton Nelson, TMS’ assistant general [...]

Mon, 07/6/09 – 10:56 | One Comment
Memo: He Sure Looked Like Tony Stewart
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In the Monday Morning Memo today we find:
* I don’t know whom that was that crawled out of the No. 14 Stewart Haas Chevrolet following Saturday night’s Coke Zero, but somebody needed to ask him for an ID and then what he has done with Tony Stewart.
Because the Tony Stewart [...]

Mon, 07/6/09 – 10:50 | 2 Comments
Watkins Glen Highlights
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Highlights from the IndyCar Series Camping World Grand Prix at Watkins Glen.

Mon, 07/6/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Wilson Wins At The Glen In His Coyne-Operated Indy Car
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Justin Wilson gave team-owner Dale Coyne his first-ever victory in open-wheel racing when he won Sunday’s Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen IndyCar race.
Wilson got the victory by pulling away from the series’ big boys on a restart with six laps to go.
His victory at the 3.37-mile Watkins Glen International road course, was by [...]

Sun, 07/5/09 – 14:47 | Comments Off
Chaotic Finish Gives Stewart The Victory At Daytona
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Restrictor plate racing at its hotly contested best – or worst – broke out again at the checkered flag at Daytona. By time the race ground to a halt, Kyle Busch’s car looked like it had been to the junkyard crusher after losing a duel [...]

Sun, 07/5/09 – 11:07 | One Comment
Woody: Pass The Butter, Earnhardt Is Toast
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASCAR’s most popular driver appears destined to be a spectator in this fall’s championship playoffs.
If Dale Earnhardt Jr. was going to make the 12-man championship field, he needed to make a major move Saturday night at Daytona.
But he moved in the wrong direction, dropping from 19th to 21st in the standings [...]

Sun, 07/5/09 – 11:00 | 12 Comments