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Robert Hight’s Funny Car victory Sunday in the opening race of the NHRA’s annual summertime Western Swing immediately left the John Force Racing ace thinking 1-2-3 sweep!
Hight’s win over Tommy Johnson Jr. at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway was his first of the 2017 season, fourth on “The Mountain” in […]

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NASCAR Notes: ‘Cool’ Cars At RIR
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Richmond, Va. – The NASCAR Nationwide Series’ new car made its short track debut during a six-hour test at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday.
The new vehicle, which has a distinctive showroom look on the nose and tailpiece, has already seen action at Daytona and Michigan this season.
It will be in competition for […]

Thu, 09/9/10 – 14:33 | Comments Off on NASCAR Notes: ‘Cool’ Cars At RIR
Woody: PC Police Should Get Off Bruton’s Back
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Oh for crying out loud …
Ever since Bruton Smith made a remark – granted, a snide remark – referring to Miami-Homestead as “North Cuba,” the Politically Correct Police sirens have been wailing.
They pounced on Smith’s comment, claiming it is insensitive because over 60 percent of the Miami-Dade County population is […]

Thu, 09/9/10 – 7:01 | 3 Comments
Edwards Is Having The Best Run Of His Career
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Carl Edwards’ eyes tightened to slits as he called up the 2010 Sprint Cup schedule inside of his head.
“Sonoma,” he said, eyes popping back open. “That was the low point. When was that?”
Well, it was this very summer. Late June. Just 10 races ago. But on […]

Thu, 09/9/10 – 6:42 | One Comment
Harris: The Chase May Live Up To Its Name This Year
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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I decided to get a jump on all the stock car pundits who will be doing their Chase forecasts next week, after the regular season ends at Richmond on Saturday night.
Heading toward the 10-race Chase for the Nextel Cup championship, it looks to me like the most wide-open title race […]

Wed, 09/8/10 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Harris: The Chase May Live Up To Its Name This Year
Woody: Kyle Has Made Todd A Tad Testy
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Todd Bodine is running away with the NASCAR Camping World Series truck championship, but despite his stellar season he has a burr under his blanket.
The burr is named Kyle Busch.
A media member got a rise out of Todd during last month’s truck race at Nashville Superspeedway when he asked if the […]

Wed, 09/8/10 – 7:10 | 3 Comments
Force Hood And Team Are Rolling At The Right Time
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Ashley Force Hood had faded to the background during the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season. Hers was the No. 3 story on her own team and hers were the worst stats on the three-car John Force Racing driver roster.
Seven times she was ousted in the first round of eliminations this season and […]

Tue, 09/7/10 – 16:13 | Comments Off on Force Hood And Team Are Rolling At The Right Time
Hood: The Chase To Be The Chase Favorite Is Wide Open
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Following Sunday night’s Emory Healthcare 500, what’s clear is there is no clear-cut favorite to hoist the Sprint Cup trophy following this year’s season finale in Homestead, Fla.
Tony Stewart added his name to a crowed list of Chase for the Sprint Cup contenders by leading 176 and […]

Tue, 09/7/10 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Hood: The Chase To Be The Chase Favorite Is Wide Open
Woody: Martin’s Fade Is Sad To See
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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If last year’s resurgence by Mark Martin was the feel-good story of the year, does that mean this year’s fade is the feel-bad saga of the season?
It’s definitely been a disappointing reversal of fortune for the popular veteran as he teeters on the brink of championship elimination.
Martin’s 21st-place finish Sunday at […]

Tue, 09/7/10 – 6:56 | 2 Comments
Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Larry Dixon, Ashley Force Hood, Greg Stanfield and LE Tonglet were crowned champions at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series’ Mac Tools U.S. Nationals on Monday afternoon.
Dixon is a repeat winner in Top Fuel while Force Hood won last year’s Nationals in Funny Car at O’Reilly Raceway Park.
Stanfield in […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Dixon, Force Hood Are Repeat Nationals Champs
Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Clermont, Ind. – It was early evening at O’Reilly Raceway Park and fans who had sat through a full day of sportsman racing and pro qualifying at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals were headed out the gates and into a traffic jam.
Inside the media center, reporters were headed back to […]

Mon, 09/6/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Cory Mac Thinks The House Might Rock This Year