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FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski will continue his pursuit of a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with team-owner Roger Penske’s blessing to be his own Bad Self.
Keselowski qualified for the eight-driver Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dramatic victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Needing a [...]

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Hight Fires Back By Winning Carolinas Nationals
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Concord, N.C. – A lot of people were not crazy about the way in which Robert Hight earned his berth in the NHRA’s Countdown to 1. In fact, a lot of people said, Hight did not earn that berth at all.
But not many claimed that Hight was not worthy of [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 18:40 | Comments Off
Four-Wide Racing Drives Fans Wild
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Concord, N.C. – They went racing four-wide in Top Fuel and Funny Cars at zMAX Dragway on Sunday afternoon and what more can you say than; Is there an audiologist in the house?
The ground shook, teeth rattled, fans jumped, history was made and John Force got out of his Funny [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 18:40 | 3 Comments
Race Day: New Hampshire Is The Place For The Chase
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It wasn’t that long ago that New Hampshire Motor Speedway was about as popular with NASCAR drivers as jock itch. No longer.
The track has been repaved and redone over the years and is now regarded by many in the sport as a track with character.
The fact that is has become [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 13:49 | Comments Off
Drivers Named For Historic Drag Race
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Concord, N.C. – There was a consolation prize for teams and drivers in the Top Fuel and Funny Car series that were knocked out of the NHRA Carolinas Nationals on Sunday. They were awarded a chance to make history by racing in an exhibition four-wide event.
In the Top Fuel race, [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 13:45 | Comments Off
Sturbin: Meet The Chase Class Of 2009
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Tony Stewart insists that any of the 12 drivers eligible for this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup is a bona fide title contender heading into New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
But better check the points ladder after the last hauler exits Loudon, N.H., on Sunday night.
“After Loudon this weekend, this thing [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 7:59 | Comments Off
Doug Herbert Races On With A Still-Aching Heart
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Concord, N.C. – Virtually every day for the past 20 months, Doug Herbert has pulled out of the driveway of his home in Cornelius, N.C., headed up the street and passed the site where the first part of his life came to an end.
And every day for the past 20 [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Loudon
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the Sylvania 300 today?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow along here as he live blogs all the action live from Loudon.

Sun, 09/20/09 – 7:30 | 46 Comments
GAINSCO Drivers Gain Another Grand-Am Win
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney shared a car that was “crazy-fast” this weekend at Miller Motorsport Park, where the GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing twins moved three points closer to a second Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype championship.
Fogarty and Gurney capped a near-dominant weekend that began on-pole with their fourth [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Joey Saldana Wins Thriller at Deer Creek
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Joey Saldana came out on the short end of a late race battle just a few days ago at Clay County Fair Speedway losing the lead on the final lap to Jason Meyers and he made up for that on Saturday night in the Sprint for a Cure Summer Clash at Deer Creek Speedway in [...]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 1:00 | One Comment
Harris: Open-Wheel Rivals Chasing Each Other In Cup
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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By Mike Harris | Senior Correspondent
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Team owners Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi each have a chance to do something this year that they’ve never done before – win a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
It’s something of a mystery why these two behemoths of open-wheel racing have had so little real success in the stock car sport.
You [...]

Sat, 09/19/09 – 17:01 | Comments Off