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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A decade or so ago, a newspaper colleague who was assigned to do a couple of racing stories for an upcoming special section, questioned one of assignments – to do a feature on then NASCAR team owner Robert Yates.
“Why,” the guy, who was the type of other-sport reporter whom stick-and-ball […]

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NHRA Countdown Is Set
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Three drivers had a shot at their first career NHRA Full Throttle Series win on Sunday at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway and Funny Car veteran Bob Bode was the lucky one who struck paydirt.
The other winners at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 17:50 | Comments Off on NHRA Countdown Is Set
Harvick Rolls To Victory At Michigan
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Last week, Kevin Harvick dreaded the thought of racing at Michigan International Speedway. On Sunday afternoon, he was probably thinking he couldn’t wait to return.
Harvick passed Denny Hamlin for the lead with 11 laps to go and went on to win the Carfax 400 Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at MIS.
It was his first ever […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 15:07 | Comments Off on Harvick Rolls To Victory At Michigan
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In Racin’ News today:
Eight spectators were killed after a truck competing in the California 200 off-road race rolled into the crowd.
Reports say that at least 12 other spectators were injured, some seriously.
The crash took place early Saturday evening in San Bernadino County northeast of Los Angeles.
According to reports, the truck took a jump, came down […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Racin News: Eight Fans Killed
Race Day: Chase Talk Moves To Front Burner
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR has entered that period of the season when it is no longer possible for its teams and drivers to brush aside questions about the 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
The playoffs are in the competitors’ faces. Questions about the Chase can no longer be dealt with by such […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 8:44 | One Comment
Keselowski Beats New Best Buddy In Michigan
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Cage-match, fists dipped in broken glass-style feud? What cage match, fists dipped in broken glass-style feud?
Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards played nice on the race track in the Nationwide Series Carfax 250 on Saturday. And then, after Keselowski creamed Edwards on a restart with nine laps to go and went […]

Sun, 08/15/10 – 7:59 | One Comment
Bodine Hangs On At Darlington
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Todd Bodine won the Too Tough To Tame 200 Camping World Truck Series Race at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night.
The victory was the third of the season for Bodine, who is he series points leader.
“We got it going on,” Bodine, who also won last weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, said.
The victory was the 20th of Bodine’s […]

Sat, 08/14/10 – 20:46 | Comments Off on Bodine Hangs On At Darlington
Kalitta On Top At Brainerd
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Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta earned his second No. 1 qualifying berth in the last four races Saturday at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season – and final race in the Countdown to […]

Sat, 08/14/10 – 17:44 | Comments Off on Kalitta On Top At Brainerd
Franchitti Could Still Knock Out Power
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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IndyCar points-leader Will Power exited Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course last Sunday as winner of the inaugural Mario Andretti Road Course Championship, and with the knowledge that Dario Franchitti is lurking.
Always lurking.
Franchitti, the two-time and reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion, put his considerable road-racing skills on display en route to winning […]

Sat, 08/14/10 – 15:20 | Comments Off on Franchitti Could Still Knock Out Power
Keselowski Grabs P1 At MIS
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Brad Keselowski won the pole on Saturday morning for Saturday afternoon’s Carfax Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Keselowski, the series’ runaway points leader, posted a fast lap of 179.556 mph in his Penske Racing Dodge.
The pole was the fourth of the season in the series for Keselowski, who also has three victories.
Eighteen-year-old Ryan Truex, making […]

Sat, 08/14/10 – 11:18 | Comments Off on Keselowski Grabs P1 At MIS
Bernstein, Force Hood are No. 1 in Brainerd
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Brandon Bernstein put himself into position to collect his first pole position of 2010 after Friday’s first qualifying session at the 29th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 17th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season – and final race in the Countdown […]

Fri, 08/13/10 – 20:36 | Comments Off on Bernstein, Force Hood are No. 1 in Brainerd