Mon, 11/12/17 – 15:14 | No Comment

Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

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Anderson Clinches Pro Stock
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Greg Anderson said earlier this week that were he to win this year’s NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock championship, it would feel better than the other three he has won.
That because of the fact that he has gone four years since his last championship and he was beginning to wonder […]

Sat, 11/13/10 – 21:40 | Comments Off on Anderson Clinches Pro Stock
Edwards Wins NNS Race At PIR
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Carl Edwards made it two Nationwide Series victories in a row Saturday afternoon when he won the Wypall 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Edwards, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, led a race-best 153 laps.
To get the victory, his fourth of the season, he had to hold off  Kevin Harvick over the final 25 […]

Sat, 11/13/10 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins NNS Race At PIR
Logano To Start From Pole In NNS
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Joey Logano captured the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver set a new track record with his run.
Carl Edwards of Roush Fenway Racing will start the race second.
Third was Justin Allgaier in a Penske Racing Dodge.
Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch were fourth and fifth respectively.
The […]

Sat, 11/13/10 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Logano To Start From Pole In NNS
Bowyer Wins Truck Race, Bodine Wins Championship
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Clint Bowyer won the Lucas Oil 150 Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway Friday night but Todd Bodine won the championship.
Bowyer had no problem holding off Kyle Busch over the final laps and went on to win easily. Busch finished second.
Johnny Sauter finished third.
The victory was the second for Bowyer in eight […]

Fri, 11/12/10 – 22:01 | Comments Off on Bowyer Wins Truck Race, Bodine Wins Championship
Force Picks Up A Big Point
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John Force picked up a critical bonus point in qualifying Friday at the 46th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals to move back within two rounds of points-leader Matt Hagan in the race for the 2010 Funny Car championship.
The one bonus point he earned for the third-quickest pass during Friday’s second qualifying session drew him to […]

Fri, 11/12/10 – 20:50 | Comments Off on Force Picks Up A Big Point
Edwards On Phoenix Pole, Allmendinger On Edge
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Carl Edwards will start on the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway thanks to a field-best qualifying lap on Friday afternoon.
And A.J. Allmendinger will start without a clue to what his future holds.
Edwards turned a fast lap of 136.389 mph. The pole is the third of the season for the Roush […]

Fri, 11/12/10 – 18:59 | Comments Off on Edwards On Phoenix Pole, Allmendinger On Edge
Phoenix Notes: Busch Open To Open Wheeler
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch and Tony Kanaan have a sweet relationship. Busch drives a Sprint Cup car sponsored by the company which makes M&Ms candies and Kanaan used to drive an Indycar sponsored by the same company and was sponsored by Snickers candy bars.
Could they become even better friends in the future?
Could […]

Fri, 11/12/10 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Phoenix Notes: Busch Open To Open Wheeler
Chevy Returning to IndyCar
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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General Motors is about return to major open wheel racing as it was confirmed Friday that Chevrolet, through partner Ilmor Engineering, will begin supplying engines to the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012.
The new engines will be built by Ilmor. They will be used by the teams of Roger Penske, who […]

Fri, 11/12/10 – 10:21 | One Comment
Hood: Not All Knuckles Are On Busch’s Fingers
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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I was able to catch popular comedian Frank Caliendo’s act on Tuesday at The Bellagio in Las Vegas. I walked away in pain after laughing so much.
Ironically, NASCAR announced the following day that the popular impersonator will headline the Sprint Cup awards banquet in Sin City next month.
Outstanding choice.
Caliendo’s impersonation of several celebrities, including […]

Fri, 11/12/10 – 7:34 | One Comment
Hagan Off To Fast Start In Pomona
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Matt Hagan got in the first punch in his Funny Car battle with John Force on the final weekend of the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Series season by making a 4.139-second pass at 293.86 mph to earn the provisional No. 1 in Funny Car.
The three bonus points he earned for the quickest pass of the […]

Thu, 11/11/10 – 20:12 | Comments Off on Hagan Off To Fast Start In Pomona