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Steve Torrence’s pursuit of his first NHRA Top Fuel world championship will resume in Round 5 of the Countdown to the Championship in a new Capco Contractors dragster and the full support of his family.
Forty-eight hours after smacking the concrete guard wall at Texas Motorplex in Ennis at more than 320 mph and reducing his […]

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Minter: ‘It Keeps Coming Back to Money’
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It kind of slipped under the radar, but an honest-to-gosh good ‘ol NASCAR boy from Spartanburg, S.C., scored his first-ever top-10 in the Nationwide Series on Saturday in the final race at Gateway International Speedway.
Jeremy Clements, who comes from a long line of NASCAR racers, finished 10th in the No. 04 Boudreaux’s Butt Paste Chevy […]

Wed, 10/27/10 – 7:09 | 2 Comments
Woody: Unnecessary Roughness A Rough Call
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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The National Football League finds itself having to deal with a prickly issue that has historically haunted NASCAR:
How rough is too rough in an inherently-violent sport?
In the wake of several brutal hits that left players dazed and/or unconscious, the pro football league last week announced a crackdown on “unnecessary roughness.’’ It […]

Wed, 10/27/10 – 6:11 | One Comment
Racin News: Foyt Back In A Truck
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In Racin’ news today:
Larry Foyt, son of A.J. Foyt, will return to a NASCAR driver’s seat this weekend when he competes in the Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Foyt will drive the No. 01 DougHanson.com Chevy truck in the Mountain Dew 250 Saturday afternoon. Daisy Ramirez Motorsports, a first year team in the […]

Tue, 10/26/10 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Racin News: Foyt Back In A Truck
Harris: Survival Is Goal This Week
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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It’s Wild Card Week in NASCAR’s Chase for the Nextel Cup championship.
Talladega Superspeedway is always the biggest question mark among the 10 races in the stock car postseason. Anything can – and usually does – happen on the high-banked 2.66-mile oval; NASCAR’s longest oval.
Sunday’s race at Martinsville – NASCAR’s shortest […]

Tue, 10/26/10 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Harris: Survival Is Goal This Week
Woody: The Kahne Train Wreck Was Inevitable
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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In other sports it’s called “tampering” and it carries stiff penalties.
One team isn’t allowed to try to lure away a member of another team who is under contract, especially while the season is under way.
Maybe NASCAR needs to consider a similar rule in the wake of the turmoil created by Hendrick […]

Tue, 10/26/10 – 6:46 | 5 Comments
Pedley: Martinsville Sends Over-Heated Drivers To Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The boys, it appears, are getting a bit testy.
Perhaps not a good thing heading to a race track where cars run at over 200 mph just inches apart and in cars that spend more time out of control than in – unless your a fan. But there they will be […]

Mon, 10/25/10 – 9:35 | One Comment
Ingram: Martinsville A Restorative For NASCAR
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
There was a time when every race weekend in NASCAR’s premier series had enough story lines to compose a saga, each driver’s career was like a novel in progress – including those struggling to get due credit like Regan Smith – and any conflict between […]

Mon, 10/25/10 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Ingram: Martinsville A Restorative For NASCAR
Hamlin Wins; The Chase Is On
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The Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship tightened up quite a bit on Sunday as Denny Hamlin won his third straight race at Martinsville, finished four spots ahead of point leader Jimmie Johnson and worked his way to within six points of Johnson in the standings.
It’s on, Hamlin, who had predicted his victory, said after […]

Sun, 10/24/10 – 15:58 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins; The Chase Is On
Race Day: Can Hamlin Short Circuit Jimmie?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is getting a familiar feel to it. A Jimmie Johnson feel to it.
He is the points leader with five races to go and today, he races at a track where he has won five times in the last five years – Martinsville […]

Sun, 10/24/10 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Race Day: Can Hamlin Short Circuit Jimmie?
Keselowski Closes Gateway With A Victory
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Brad Keselowski passed Mike Bliss for the lead at the whitle flag and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 250 Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the sixth of the season for Keselowski, who is the series’ points leader.
Bliss, driving a Kevin Harvick Inc. car, was second – […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Keselowski Closes Gateway With A Victory